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Nigeria’s food crisis: our Technical Specialist Amy Harrison reports


Following a recent trip to Nigeria, our Technical Specialist Amy Harrison reports on the current food crisis in the country

In a recent article published by the Guardian, Amy describes the increasingly volatile situation in north-east Nigeria where a large part of the population is facing famine. The conflict which has affected this region in the last eight years has been pointed to by experts as a central cause of the current food crisis. To read the article please click here.

Amy Harrison is a Specialist in Gender and Conflict at SDDirect. She is currently working on the DFID-funded Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP), a ground-breaking conflict management and peacebuilding programme. SDDirect is the Gender Output Lead, providing technical expertise on gender, social inclusion, conflict, and women, peace and security.

Photo credit: Immanuel Afolabi, 2015