Zamfara

Zamfara is a state in northwestern Nigeria. Its capital is Gusau and its Governor is Abdul'aziz Abubakar Yari, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Until 1996 the area was part of Sokoto State. Zamfara is peopled by Hausa and Fulani peoples. Major groups of people include the Zamfarawa mainly peopling Anka, Gummi, Bukkuyum and Talata Mafara Local Governments areas. Gobirawa peopled Shinkafi Local Government. Gobirawa actually migrated from the Gobir Kingdom. Burmawa are found in Bakura and Fulani peopled Bungudu, Maradun, Gusau and are scattered all over the State. In Tsafe, Bungudu and Maru Local Governments are mainly Katsinawa, Garewawa and Hadejawa. While Alibawa peopled Kaura Namoda and Zurmi. Although the people of Zamfara have over the years struggled to have autonomy,...
Area (km2): 39,762

Literature

Teacher Development Program (TDP): Teacher Supply and Demand Study Zamfara

This policy brief outlines the findings from the Teacher Supply and Demand Study in Zamfara. The report was produced for the DFID-Funded Teacher...

Teacher Supply and Demand in Zamfara

This EDOREN report outlines 10-year projections of the number of teachers required in Primary and Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) in Zamfara, the...

Evaluation of UNICEF Girls’ Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3): Baseline Technical Report

This EDOREN report presents the findings of quantitative and qualitative baseline data collection undertaken by Education, Data, Research and...

Evaluation of UNICEF Girls’ Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3): Baseline Synthesis Report

This EDOREN report presents the findings of quantitative and qualitative baseline data collection undertaken by Education, Data, Research and...

Teacher Development Programme (TDP) Impact Evaluation of Output 1: In-service training - Final baseline technical report volume II

This report presents the results from a mixed-methods baseline survey using quantitative and qualitative research methods, to evaluate TDP’s in-...

Organisations

Connected Development [CODE]

Connected Development [CODE] is a non government organization whose mission is to improve access to information and empower local communities in Africa. We strengthen local communities by creating platforms for dialogue, enabling informed debate, and building capacities of marginalized communities which will bring about social and economic progress within communities, while promoting transparency and accountability.