Impact assessment resume

Name: Dayo Phillip

Tel.: +234 (0) 803 713 6628   

Email: cadinigeria@gmail.com 

Education:

PhD Agricultural Economics: Department of Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA,   USA, 1986

•    Thesis Title: Rational price expectations and structural change in the U.S. broiler industry.

•    In Charge of major work: Professor Stan R. Johnson

MSc Agricultural Economics: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1981.

BSc Agriculture: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1977.

Impact evaluation Research Experience:

It has been a privilege working with diverse teams and agencies within and outside Nigeria on the impact evaluation of various project interventions:

April – September 2019:

Performance evaluation of World Bank assisted Fadama III Additional financing project. A team of 25 national researchers was led by me to collect, clean and submit data from project participating states. Data collection used Microsoft Access forms, designed to electronically store data directly from the field, thereby saving data entry time after the fieldwork.   

October 2018-July 2019: Assessment of the status and impact of ICT in the Nigeria agriculture. The project, funded by the ZEF (Germany) through the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) runs in cluster of three Countries, Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya. The project is managed in Nigeria by the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria. I am leading instrument design, data collection, data analysis and report preparation. RCT procedures were applied to aspects of the report.   

June 2018-May 2019: Ex ante Economic Assessment of GM/GE Cowpea introduction in Nigeria, collaborative research, implemented in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC and Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) HQ, Abuja, Nigeria. Data collection began July and ended September 2018. Data collection was led by me. Impact evaluation uses Economic Surplus Method. The study, funded by BMGF in 5 countries, was wrapped up in Nigeria by April 2019.

2017: Endline report on the Impact assessment of the World Bank assisted Commercial Agriculture Development Project in Nigeria, managed by Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP), Abuja. I led five other academics in instrument design, data collection, data analysis and report preparation.  The project covered 5 states in Nigeria. The study applied RCT procedure. The report is available.

2015: Preparation of the baseline report for the Humid Tropics project, Nigeria and Cameroon component, managed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria. Instrument was designed and data was collected by IITA. Data analysis and report preparation was led by me as consultancy. Report is available.

2015: Endline impact study in respect of the World Bank assisted third National Fadama Development Project (Fadama III), managed by the National Fadama Coordination office (NFCO), in partnership with IFPRI, Washington DC. Instrument design was led by IFPRI and finalized with the national researchers. A team of 36 national researchers was led by me to collect, clean and submit data from project participating states. Data analysis and report preparation were undertaken by IFPRI with inputs from the national team leader. The study applied RCT procedure. The report is available.

2014: Report preparation for the Impact Evaluation of Striga Resistant Maize varieties in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. Instrument design, household data collection, data analysis and report preparation was led by me as consultancy. The study was managed by IITA, Ibadan.  The study applied RCT procedure. The report is available.

2012: Midline impact study in respect of the World Bank assisted third National Fadama Development Project (Fadama III), managed by the National Fadama Coordination office (NFCO), in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC. Instrument design was led by IFPRI and finalized with the local academics. A team of 36 national researchers was led by me to collect, clean and submit data from project participating states. Data analysis and report preparation were undertaken by IFPRI with inputs from the national team leader. The study applied RCT procedure. The report is available.

2011: Endline Impact Analysis of the Sudan Savannah Zone of the Kano – Katsina- Maradi (KKM) Project Learning Site (PLS) of the Sub Saharan Africa-Challenge Program (SSA CP). The study was managed by IITA, Ibadan.  Instrument design and data collection were by IITA. Data analysis and report preparation were contracted to me. The study applied RCT procedure. The report is available.

2011: Economic impact assessment of the agricultural technologies generated by the National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs), Nigeria. Assignment was carried out for the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN). A team of NARI colleagues was led to collect household data on four agricultural technologies, the Green dwarf variety of Coconut, TGX- 1448-2E variety of Soyabeans, JM94/54 variety of  Tomato, and Yam miniset. The study applied RCT procedure. The report is available.

2009: Social and economic impact assessment of the agricultural technologies generated by the National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs), Nigeria. Assignment was carried out for the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN). A team of NARI colleagues was led to collect household data on selected agricultural technologies, namely SAMAZ -11 (Maize), LCIC-MV-1 (Millet), FARO-51 (Rice) , Tenera (Oil Palm) and Nicola (Irish Potato). Both social and economic impact assessments were undertaken. The analytical tool for the economic impact analysis was the economic surplus method (ESM). Report is available.

2009: Preparation of Baseline Report in respect of the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Linking Technical Options, Policy, and Market Access for Improved Land Productivity in the Northern Guinea Savanna Zone (NGS), a component of Sub-Saharan Africa Challenge Program (SSA-CP) for Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D). Assignment was undertaken on behalf of the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC). Report is available. Data was collected and entered by IFDC. A team of colleagues was led in the analysis of the data and report preparation.

2007: Beneficiary Impact Evaluation of the World Bank Assisted Second National Fadama Development Project (Fadama II), Nigeria. The project was managed by the National Fadama Development Office (NFDO), in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC. A team of 48 national researchers was led by me to collect, clean and submit data from 12 project participating states. There were four specialist consultants per state. Data analysis and report preparation were undertaken by IFPRI.  I was invited to IFPRI headquarters, Washington DC, to participate in data analysis, report preparation and gave a seminar on my contribution to the report. The study applied RCT procedure. The report is available.

Skills:

  • Design of computer based data collection and entry form for household level impact studies
  • Data collection and management for household level impact studies
  • Data analysis and report preparation for impact evaluation studies
  • Application of a wide array of software:
  Fair Good Very good Excellent
Microsoft word       X
Microsoft excel       X
Microsoft access     X  
 STATA     X  
SHAZAM     X  
SPSS     X  

Relevant publications and reports:

Ephraim Nkonya, Edward Kato, Timothy Johnson and Dayo Philip. 2017. End-Term Impact of Fadama III in Nigeria, Report submitted to National Fadama Office, Abuja Nigeria, November 06, 2017

Phillip, Dayo. 2017. Impact Assessment of the Commercial Agriculture Development

Project, Report Submitted to Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP), Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, May 2017.

Ephraim Nkonya, Dayo Phillip, Tewodaj Mogues, John Pender, Edward Kato.

2012. Impacts of Community-Driven Development Programs on Income and Asset Acquisition in Africa: The Case of Nigeria, World Development, Published by Elsevier Ltd, (Available online 16 May 2012)

Phillip, Dayo, Damian. O. Chikwendu, B.Y. Abubakar. 2011. Impact of Agricultural Research in Nigeria, vol.4, Direct Digital Press, Abuja, 70pp.

Phillip, Dayo, D.O. Chikwendu, B.Y. Abubakar. 2010. Impact of Agricultural Research in Nigeria, vol.2, Direct Digital Press, Abuja, 74pp.  

Phillip, Dayo, Ben Ahmed, B.Y. Abubakar, D.O. Chikwendu. 2009. Impact of

Agriculture Research in Nigeria, vol.1, Direct Digital Press, Abuja, 177pp.

Nkonya, Ephraim; Phillip, Dayo; Mogues, Tewodaj; Pender, John; Yahaya, Kuta; Adebowale, Gbenga; Arokoyo, Tunji; Kato, Edward. 2008. From the ground up: impacts of a Pro-Poor Community-Driven Development Project in Nigeria, Agriculture and rural development Discussion Paper no. 40. The World Bank ,Washington D.C.  

Nkonya, E., Phillip, D., Mogues, T. , Pender, J. ,Yahaya, M.K., Adebowale, G.,

Arokoyo, T., Kato, E. 2008. From the Ground Up: Impacts of a Pro-Poor Community- Driven Development Project in Nigeria, IFPRI Discussion Paper 00756., International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC.

Tahirou Abdoulaye, Dayo Phillip, Abebe Menkir, Adamu Shuaibu. 2014.

Assessment of Adoption and Impacts of Striga Tolerant Maize Varieties (STMVs) in Nigeria, A report submitted under the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)/International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

Phillip, D., T. Abdoulaye, A. Sanni, D. Maiyaki, O. Fatunbi, A. Kamara, and

O.Ugbagbe. 2014. Endline Report of the Sudan Savanna Zone of the Kano–Katsina– Maradi (KKM) Project Learning Site (PLS) of the Sub-Saharan Africa Challenge Program (SSA CP). IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria. 140 pp.

Administrative experience:

  • Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Nasarawa State

University Keffi, Lafia Campus, Lafia – Nasarawa State, February 2013 – December 2018

  • Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, November 1999- September 2005
  • Director, Linkages and Partnerships, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, October

2005 –June 2009

  • Head, Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology, Ahmadu Bello

University Zaria, October 1996 – September 1999

Awards:

  • Research Assistantship during my Ph.D Agricultural Economics program, Iowa State

    University, Ames, USA, 1985-1986

  • Research grant from the West and Central African Maize network (WECAMAN), for the evaluation of the impact of maize varietal adoption in Kaduna, Kano and Katsina states, Nigeria, 1997-1999. Grant managed by IITA, Ibadan.