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Ganiat Tijani

Agricultural Input Intervention Manager at Market Development in Niger Delta (MADE)

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Ganiat currently manages the agricultural input sector intervention of the DFID funded Market Development Programme in Niger Delta (MADE) -  which applies a market development approach (M4P) to improve market access, increase economic activity, and raise the incomes of 150,000 poor people, half of whom will be women.  She currently supports lead agricultural input suppliers and their network of support service providers in developing strategies that supports use and sales of agricultural inputs to smallholder farmers across the Niger Delta region.

Prior to this, she had managed the oil palm sector for MADE and been involved in design and implementation of social and economic development programmes, value chain analyses/assessment of commodity and non- commodity value chains, private sector enterprise development, stakeholder and community engagement, gender mainstreaming, results framework design and measurement, research and survey design, etc. for many international, national and private organizations and donor agencies. Ganiat holds a first and master’s degrees in Agricultural Economics.

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