U.S.-Nigeria Exchange on Farmer-Herder Conflict Resolution Project

Sponsor: Department of State
Target Group: Faculty & Staff
Closing Date: August 21, 2020
Description: The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, through the Bureau of African Affair’s University Partnership Initiative (UPI), will fund a grant to organize a conflict resolution program and university partnership exchange towards finding sustainable solutions to the farmer-herder conflict in Nigeria during the 2020-2022 academic years. The partnership will focus on developing a partnership(s) between a U.S.-based university and one or more Nigerian university to advance the U.S. Mission goal of promoting peace and prosperity.
Priority will be given to proposals that promote principled approaches to resolving underlying land use issues, supports conflict/dispute resolution mechanisms, livestock sector reforms, food security, fosters peaceful co-existence between farmers and herders, and that supports the Nigerian government’s peace and unity initiatives with accurate information and consistent guidance.

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