The report on naira devaluation and its impact on agricultural value chains in the Niger Delta released by THE Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Market Development (MADE) Program released on Thursday, 6 July, 2017, provides key policy insights and recommends actions for government and the private sector to mitigate the impact of the recent naira devaluation on Nigerian agriculture.

As it turns 50, IITA inaugurated a new research station in Ago-Owu in Osun state, Nigeria, this week with about 2,000 farmers, students, research and development partners, government officials, and media in attendance.

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population (IPC Phase 3 and higher) is compared to last year and the recent five-year average and categorized as Higher (p), Similar (u), or Lower (q).

Until recently, many low- and middle-income countries were not able to provide HIV treatment to all patients due to the high cost of medication and treatment was reserved for only the sickest individuals.

For the power sector to advance sustainably, private investment is critical. How can we bridge the gap between long-term public interests and the short-term goals of private investors? Energy expert Mark Tomlinson explores options.  

Additional listing for oxygen on the Model List of Essential Medicines part of broader effort by PATH and other organizations to improve global health by making oxygen more accessible

In response to alarming levels of acute malnutrition, USAID has integrated nutrition interventions into its emergency food assistance programs


USAID funding has also enabled UNHAS to contract rotary wing aircraft, further expanding the reach of relief agencies to otherwise inaccessible outlying and  remote areas of the states



One of the forte of mass media campaigns is its ability to disseminate well defined messages to large audiences. With strategic campaigns, audiences are provided with information that influence behaviour change. Akwa Ibom state agency for the control of AIDS (AKSACA) in collaboration with Society for Family Health utilizes media campaigns in educating, creating and addressing issues on health topics.