ADEPOJU ADESHOLA OLATUNDE  

 

 



PERSONAL DATA

·         Name: Adepoju Adeshola Olatunde

·         Address: Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Forest Hill, Jericho, Ibadan, Oyo State

·         Postal Code: P.M.B. 5054, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

·         Telephone: +2348035868634; +2348095868634

·         Skype id: adeshola.adepoju

·         E-mail:soadepoju2005@gmail.com; edfrin@frin.gov.ng; soadepoju2003@yahoo.co.uk

·         DOB: 28th May, 1970 (48 years)

·         Nationality: Nigeria

·         Gender: Male                        

·         Marital Status: Married

·         Language Spoken: English, Hausa and Yoruba

 

EDUCATION

·         Ph.D. (Agricultural / Environmental Economics). 2002- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

·         M.Sc. (Agricultural Production). 1999 - Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

·         B. Agric. (Agricultural Economics). 1995 - Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

 

POSITIONS HELD

·         Chairman:      African Network on Man and the Biosphere (AfriMAB)

·         Vice Chair:     United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Man and the Biosphere Programme International Co-coordinating Council (MAB-ICC)

·         Focal point:    Man and the Biosphere (MAB)

·         Director-General (DG-FRIN): Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan (1st April, 2015 till date)

ü  Infrastructural and Capacity building Developments (DG/CEO FRIN)

·         Completion of Infrastructural Development at the Institute

·         Repositioning of Staff members for optimum performance: Sponsorship for Local and International conferences

·         Renovation of dilapidated structures

·         Reviving/repositioning of FRIN Outstations for better research focus

·         Turn-around of the operational structure of the FRIN consult

·         Purchasing of laboratory equipment for metrological stations

·         Refurbishment of generators and boreholes in the Institute

·         Landscaping of FRIN estate

·         Purchase of working equipment for outstations and operational departments.

ü  Achievements and Commendation

·         Development of a successfully implemented Green Economy model for communities around Biodiversity conserved environment (land mass) which has now been adopted by UNESCO for the region.

·         Coordination of the ongoing National Afforestation programme under the Green Bond concept of this Administration whereby over 500 hectares of indigenous tree species had been planted.

·         Strict compliance with the requisite International standards of CITES which earned Dr. Adepoju a laudable commendation accordingly.

·         Initiated the directive to amend the obsolete bill of the Institute which was passed into Law on 17th August, 2018

·         Successful Enactment of An Act to Establish the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria for Forestry Research, Education And Training In Nigeria; and For Related Matters, 2018

·         Successful reduction of the gestation period of seven indigenous economic tree species from about 15 - 25years to 5 - 7 years.

·         Reclaimed and secured all encroached land and resources of the Institute.

·         Reconstituted and equipped the Biotechnology centre of the Institute for Mass propagation of seedlings to meet the National Afforestation programme requirement.

·         Initiated and completed the documentation of two additional UNESCO adopted Biosphere Reserves and one National Transboundary Biosphere Reserve. This is quite notable, because prior to this time, Nigeria had only one of such UNESCO Biosphere Reserves which was established far back in 1977, over four decades ago.

·         Established the Patency and Enterprise incubation Centre for the Institute that has added value and currently offers about fifteen (15) forest and medicinal products for the daily needs of Nigerians.

·         Established a conservation Arboretum for rare, threatened and endangered tree species, wildlife and bird sanctuary measuring fifteen (15) hectares.

·         Established a two (2) hectare herbal garden for the recently created Biomedicinal Research Centre of the Institute.

·         Developed a policy document for the Institute titled “Organizational Design and Human Resource Planning” which has greatly aided the restructuring and repositioning of the Institute for optimal performance.

·         Established a wood – plastic polymer mini factory at FRIN Headquarters in furtherance of the waste to wealth project of the Federal Ministry of Environment thereby ridding the environment of plastic waste.

·         Established six strategic Rural Resource Centers for communities’ engagement, capacity building and extension services.

·         Translated an English book on Nigerian tree species into major Nigerian languages for ease of reference by users.

·         Digitalization of the collections of the Institute’s Herbarium which has over 150,000 plant species and has been recognized globally as the largest Herbarium in West Africa

·         Won two International grants for the Institute from GBIF namely Biodiversity Information for Development (BID), 2017 titled “Capacity Advancement for the Nigeria Node GBIF” and Capacity Enhancement Support Programme (CESP), 2018 titled - Nigerian Node Mentoring.

·         Actively participated at the roundtable on the project ”Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad” (BIOPALT) held on July 6, 2018 in New York and was thereby highly commended by UNESCO and given the rare privilege to take the lead on the BIOPALT project which involves 5 different Countries.

 

 

*      UNESCO roundtable meeting on “Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad” (BIOPALT) held on July 16, 2018 in New York on the sidelines of the high level political forum of ECOSOC.

*      “Your quality intervention enriched the discussions and greatly contributed to the success of the event. It testified our institution’s commitment to work fully towards poverty reduction and peace building in the Lake Chad Basin.”

The Assistant Director-General for Natural Resources (UNESCO)

Flavia Schlegel

 

·         Provost: Federal College of Forestry, Jos Plateau State (28th March 2012 to April, 2015)

ü  Developed the college and attracted the visit of USA Embassy for exchange programme between 2014 and 2015.

ü  Infrastructure and capacity building development

1.      Installation of wireless Internet Service and Wireless LAN within the College, College staff quarters and with a 5k radius, commissioned by the EDFRIN, Prof. S.O. Badejo.

2.      Establishment and successful accreditation of five new programmes: Horticulture and Landscape Technology (National diploma); Computer Science (National diploma); Statistics (National diploma); Science Laboratory Technology (National diploma); and Pest Management Technology (Higher National Diploma)

3.      Construction and placement of 190 concrete rings around the College walls and entrance for both security and sanitary reasons.

4.      Furnishing of the offices in the new Agricultural Extension and Management, Forestry Technology, and Basic and General Studies blocks, commissioned by the EDFRIN, Prof. S.O Badejo

5.      Security wiring of the College fence with wire mesh to enhance security measures.

6.      Purchase of two bomb detectors for use by the security men at the entrance gates to enhance security of staff and students, as a result of security challenges

7.      Construction of 3 section lecture theatre

8.      Rehabilitation of the College football pitch to high standard

9.      Re- netting of the College nursery

10.  Construction of car park for the Provost, Deputy Provost and Registrar

11.  Renovation and painting of wood workshop building and offices and the re-roofing of the front elevation

12.  Painting of Horticulture and Landscape Technology block

13.  Painting and furnishing of the Administrative block and offices

14.  Renovation of the Audio visual unit building

15.  Painting, repairs and furnishing of Forestry Technology department classrooms.

16.  Metal workshop building was painted.

17.  Furnishing of the Office of the Head of Department of Pest Management Technology

18.  Replacement of doors of the Prof. S.O. Badejo Lecture theatre and further repairs and renovations

19.  Rehabilitation of the Vocational students’ hostel

20.  Completion of the construction and equipping of the Library complex

21.  Sinking of two additional bore holes

22.  Fencing of the livestock unit

23.  Expansion of the College Orchards from half (1/2) an hectare to 1.2 hectare.

24.  Purchase of a Sony DLP Projector and a 27U Standing Server Rack for the audio visual unit

25.  4 nos. drawer cabinets were procured for offices.

26.  29 nos. each of plastic drums, buckets and bowls were purchased for toilets in staff offices.

27.  51 members of staff were sent on workshops, seminars and trainings to enable them discharge their duties more effectively.

28.  300 students were met on ground on assumption of office and increased tremendously to 920.

29.  Asphalting of road and construction of drainage within the college.

30.  Supply of laboratory equipment for Science Laboratory Technology.

31.  Construction of 3 section Lecture Theatre

32.  Construction of sporting complex and hostels

33.  Fortification of Ebony I and II hostels for security reason

34.  Production of sachet water by the consultancy unit

35.  Furnishing and running of college crèche

36.  Construction of a new office complex to accommodate Estate, stores and other units

37.  Construction of an inter-denominational chapel and a mosque for staff and students

38.  Approval of the elibrary by JAMB as centre for computer Based Test (CBT) and provision of computer facilities.

39.  College clinic was accorded TISHIP (Tertiary Institution Social Health Insurance Programme) Status

 

·         Liaison Officer and budget Coordinator: Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (2007 – 2015)

·         Head of Department: Department of Agricultural Extension and Management, Federal college of Forestry, Jos (September 2007 – 2012).

·         Head of Department: Rural Enterprises Development, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Agricultural Training School, Kaduna, Kaduna State (2001 – 2002).

·         Crop Production Manager: SIMTU Agricultural Enterprises Limited, Zaria, Kaduna State (1996 – 1999).

 

 


FRIN AND ITS COLLEGES BUDGET APPROPRIATION FROM 2005 TO 2018

 


PUBLICATIONS

·         Theses

1.      Adepoju, A.O. 2002. Analysis of Industrial Demand for Maize in Kaduna, Kano and Plateau States of Nigeria (Ph D.) Dissertation, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – in Collaboration with Project 14, RCMD, IITA – Ibadan.

2.      Adepoju, A.O. 1999. Socio-economic Analysis of Poultry Production in Two Local Government Area of Kaduna State. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

3.      Adepoju, A.O. (1995). Comparative Profitability of Local Grains as a Component in Breweries Production in Nigeria (A Case Study of Kwara Breweries). Research project Work for the Award of Bachelor of Agriculture of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

 

·         Books

1.      O.A. Adepoju, O. Akinyemi and O.A. Onawumi (2018). Ecological Distribution, Soil Requirements and Potential Uses of Some Nigeria Tree Species. ISBN-978-978-968-812-8.

2.      O.A. Adepoju, O. Akinyemi, and S.O. Oyewole (2018). Potential of Medicinal Plants and Indigenous Fruits Trees in a Diversified Economy. ISBN-978-978-968-813-5.

 

·         Edited Documents

1.      Adepoju, S.O. and P.B. Okuneye (eds.). (2006). Technology & Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Proceedings of 20th Annual National Conference Farm Management Ass. of Nig.. 18th – 21st Sept. 2006, F.C.F, Jos, Plateau State. Pp702

2.      Ingawa, S.A., Okuneye, P.A., & Oredipe, A.A., Adepoju, S.O. (eds). (2008). Government’s Seven Point Agenda: Implication for Agricultural Development. Proceedings of Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists: Economic and Policy Series. 1: 1.pp54

3.      Adepoju, ‘S.O., Oyelowo, O., Kambai, C., & Falemara, B.C. (eds). (2015). CITES as a Tool for Sustainable Development: Sustainable Enterprise Development: Protection of Endangered Species in Omo and Other Potential Biosphere Reserves. Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL). Chp. 18.

 

·         Refereed Journal Articles

1.      Adepoju, 'S.O. & Alamu, J.F. (1999). Profitability Analysis of Poultry Layer Business in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Nigerian Journal of Rural Economy and Society 1, 5, 43 – 46.

2.      Adepoju, 'S.O. & Olasore, A.A. (2003).  Impact of North-East Arid zone Development Programme Credit on Farmers in Bursari LGA of Yobe State. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research, 9, 65 – 68.

3.      Adepoju 'S.O. Mailumo, S.S & Usman M.B. (2003). Collaborative Re-afforestation of Nigeria - a Review of the dialectics, and the options. Journal of Environmental Sciences 1, 7, 50 - 57.

4.      Owonubi, A. and Adepoju ‘S.O. (2004). Forestry Practices in Soil and Water Conservation: A Review. Journal of Research in Agriculture, 1, 1, 2 - 38.

5.      Owonubi, A., Nwadike, C., & Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2006). A Review of Waste Management for Fertilizer Production Journal of Science and Technology Research, 4, 1, 10 - 15.

6.      Mailumo S.S., Adepoju ‘S.O., Mbah A.A., & Obiaga, P.C. (2005). Appropriate agricultural inputs pricing: A necessity for Sustainable Production. Journal of Research in Agriculture 2, 2, 10 – 13.

7.      Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2005). Comparative Profitability of Local Grains as a Component in Brewery Industry Production in Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Agricultural Technology and Environment 1(1): 59 – 62.

8.      Adepoju, ‘S.O & Ogungbile, A.O. (2006). The Demand Analysis of Maize by the Industries in Kaduna, Kano and Plateau States of Northern-Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Rural Economy and Society, 3, 29 – 32.

9.      Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2007). An Analysis of Industrial Demand for Maize in Three Selected States of Nigeria: Using Almost Ideal Demand System (AIDS). Nigerian Journal of Rural Economy and Society, 4, 26 – 31.

10.  Samson, O.A. & Adepoju, A.O. (2011). Situation Analysis of Agro-input marketing in the innovation platforms of the Northern Guinea Savannah Zone. Nigeria Journal of Rural Economy and Society. 6:57-61

11.  Akalusi, M.E., Adepoju, ‘S.O., Ampitan, T.A. & Karimu, M. (2011). The Impacts of Anthropogenic Activities on the Distribution of Avian Species in Dogona Water Fowl Sanctuary of Yobe State. Journal of Environmental Sciences 14(1): 76 – 81.

12.  Nwafor, E.O., Adepoju, ‘S.O., Mba, A.A., Okonkwo, M.C., Emefiene, M., & Aminu, K. (2011). The Effect of Manual Weeding Intervals on the Yield of Water Melon (Citrullus lanatus) in Jos Metropolis, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Agriculture, 8(2). pp105-110

13.  Mailumo, S.S., Adepoju, ‘S.O. & Tankari, A.B. (2011). Environmental Degradation and Mitigation Response by Farmers in Danko/Wasagu LGA of Kebbi State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Agricultural Economics 2(1).

14.  Okeke-Agulu, K.I., Adepoju, ‘S.O., & Nweze, N.J. (2011). Technical Efficiency of Snail Farming in Ngor Okpala LGA of Imo State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Agricultural Economics 2(1).

15.  Onwuha, U.H., Omoayena, B.O., Adepoju, ‘S.O., Chomini, M.S., Mba, A.A., & Omoniyi, O.I. (2011). Climate Change and Society: The Human and Environmental Impact of Climate Change in Africa. International Journal of Environmental Science, 7(2): 81 – 84.

16.  Mukasa, C., Ojo, A.O., Adepoju, ‘S.O. & Dabo, A. (2012). Market Analysis of Cattle in Southern Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Science Journal of Agricultural Research and Management. 196: 6pp

17.  Adepoju, S.O. (2012). Analysis of the Factors Influencing the Adoption of Agroforestry in the Southern Zone of Benue State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Economists.

18.  Ademiluyi, I.O. Adepoju, S.O., & Okeke-Agulu, K.I. (2013). Technical Efficiency of Sustainable Cassava Farming in Kogi State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development. 10 (1): 56-60

19.  Okeke-Agulu, K.I., Adepoju, ‘S.O., & Onuigbo, I. (2014). Determinants of Farm Household Welfare in Plateau State Nigeria. International Journal of Development Research, 4, 10, 2061 – 2065.

20.  Folorunsho, S.T., Adepoju, ‘S.O., & Okeke-Agulu, K.I. (2014). Economic Analysis of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Production in Jaba Local Government Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural and Development Economics. 4, 2, 61 – 70.

21.  Adepoju, S.O., & Amba, T.A. (2015). Eco-spirituality in a Mismanaged Environment in the Content of the Jos Anglican Diocese of Jos. International Journal of Research in Multi-Disciplinary Studies. 2(1): 116-131

22.  Oyewo, I.O., Adepoju, A.O., Ojo, M.O., Oyewo E.O., & Atanda, G.O. (2016). Land Management Practices on Cassava Production in Akinyele Local Government Area Oyo State. Scientia Agriculturae 15, 1, 329-333.

23.  Oyewo, I.O., Adepoju, A.O., Oyewo, E.O., & Adigun, M.O. (2017). Perception of Cassava Farmers of Climate Change on Cassava Production in Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. Current Research in Agricultural Sciences. 4, 3, 61-67

24.  Adepoju, A.O., Akinyemi, O., Oyewole, S.O., & Jimoh, K.A. (2018). Adoption of Green Business as Alternative Livelihood Option among Omo Biosphere Reserve Enclaves of Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 3, 2, 19-23.

25.  Owombo, P.T., Idumah, F.O. & Adepoju, A.O. (2018). Analysis of Farmers’ Perception and Adoption of Agroforestry Technology as Climate Change State, Nigeria. World News of Natural Sciences. 21 (2018): 16-27

 

·         Refereed Conference Proceedings

1.      Adepoju, 'S.O., Mailumo, S.S., & Obiaga, P.C. (2004). Food Processing and Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria. In P.B. Okuneye and G.O. Evbuomwan (eds.). Agric-Business in the Africa Century. Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Congress of African Farm Management Association. 19th – 21st October, 2004. Abuja, Nigeria.. pp327 – 335.

2.      Adepoju ‘S.O., Omoayena B.A., Obiaga P.C., Kareem I.A., Owa O., & Chomini S. (eds). (2004). Experimental design and data analysis for Forestry and related fields in Research Report of Federal College of Forestry, Jos. pp 69

3.      Kareem, I.A., Nwakwushue, F.N., Obiaga, P.C., Adepoju, ‘S.O., & Bayo, D. (2004). Management Strategies Towards Safeguarding Loses in Ornamental/Plant Nurseries. In: J.D. Olarewaju, M.D., Alegbejo & F.A. Showemimo. (eds.). The place of Horticulture and Environment in Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria. 4th – 9th July 2004. Kano, Nigeria. pp160 – 163.

4.      Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2005). Prospect of Integrated Agricultural and Rural Enterprises Development in Northern Nigeria. In: V.B. Ogunlela, M. Hamman, & O. Abah.(eds.)

Proceedings of the National Conference on Prospects and Problems of Agricultural Development in Northern States of Nigeria, A.B.U. Zaria, 29th June – 2nd July, 2005, A.B.U, Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria. pp99 – 102

5.      Adepoju, 'S.O., Owonubi, A., Nwadike, C., & Obiaga, P.C. (2006). Economics of Ornamental Plant Seedling in Jos Metropolis of Plateau State. In S.O. Adepoju and P.B. Okuneye (eds.). Technology & Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Proceedings of 20th Annual National Conference Farm Management Association of Nigeria. 18th – 21st Sept. 2006, F.C.F, Jos, Plateau State. pp315 – 322.

6.      Adepoju, ‘S.O., Umar, A.G., & Agun, J.O. (2006). An Appraisal of Participation of Women in Kano Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA) Extension Delivery Programmes. In S.O. Adepoju and P.B. Okuneye (eds.). Technology & Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Proceedings of 20th Annual National Conference Farm Management Association of Nigeria. 18th – 21st Sept. 2006, F.C.F, Jos, Plateau State. pp113 – 117.

7.      Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2006). An Analysis of Industrial Demand for Maize in Three Selected States of Nigeria: Using Almost Ideal Demand System (AIDS). In S.O. Adepoju and P.B. Okuneye (eds.). Technology & Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Proceedings of 20th Annual National Conference Farm Management Association of Nigeria. 18th – 21st Sept. 2006, F.C.F, Jos, Plateau State. pp 352 – 356

8.      Adepoju ‘S.O., & Bot L.C. (2007). Costs and Returns Analysis of Pepper Production under Irrigation in Barkin Ladi LGA, Plateau State. In: J. Aihonsu, O.O. Olubanjo, S.O. Akinleye, & P.A. Okuneye (eds.). Infrastructure and water management in Nigeria’s agricultural and rural development systems. Proceedings of 21st Annual National Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria. 3rd – 6th Sept. 2007. Ayetoro, Ogun State. pp 145-148.

9.      Adepoju, ‘S.O., Olowomodi, B.O. & Adio, A. (2007). Determinants of Poultry Egg     Production and Demand in Jos North L.G.A. oF Plateau State. In: U., Haruna, B.A., Jibril, Y.P. Mancha & M. Nasiru. (eds.). Consolidation of Growth and Development of Agricultural Sector. Proceeding of 9th National Conference of Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists. 5th – 8th November 2007. Bauchi, Nigeria. pp233-236.

10.  Adepoju ‘S.O., Audu, D.N. & Adeniji, B.O. (2008). Economics of Rice in Langtang North Local Government Area of Plateau State. In: E.A. Aiyedun, P.O. Idisi, & J.N. Nmadu (eds.). Agricultural Technology and Nigeria’s Economic Development. Proceeding of 10th National Conference of Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists. 7th – 10th October 2008, Abuja, Nigeria. pp253-258.

11.  Mbgojikwe, A.C., Mancha, Y.P., Okeke-Agulu, K.I., Omoayena, B.O., & Adepoju, ‘S.O., (2009). Preliminary Studies on the Control of Gumboro Disease (IBD) using Garlic and Balsam Fruit Extracts. In: I. Muhammed, U.B. Kyiogwom, W.A. Hassan, A.L. Ala, A. Singh & S.D. Dogondaji. (eds.). Sustaining Agricultural Growth to meet National Economic Development Goal. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual National Conference of the Farm Management Association of Nigeria. 17th – 20th July, 2009. Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria. pp 86-89

12.  Okeke-Agulu, K.I, Mailumo, S.S., & Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2010). Agribusiness Entrepreneurship in Nigeria: The Case study of Snail Farming in Ngor Okpala LGA, Imo State, Nigeria. Conference Paper Presented at the Annual National Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN). 2010 Annual Conference, Adamawa State University, Mubi, 11th – 14th October, 2010. pp29-31

13.  Samson, O.A. and Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2011). Analysis of Constraints Limiting Demand for Certified Maize Seeds and Its Effect on Food Security in Kaduna State, Nigeria. In: P.O. Erhabor, C.I. Ada-Okungbowa, C.O. Emokaro, & M.O. Abiola (eds). From Farm to Table: Whither Nigeria? Proceedings of the 12th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists. 12th – 16th 2011. Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. pp 83 – 88.

14.  Ademiluyi, I.O, Adepoju, ‘S.O., & Okeke-Agulu, K.I. (2011). Socio-Economic Determinants of Farmer’s Welfare in Jos South LGA of Plateau State, Nigeria. In: P.O. Erhabor, C.I. Ada-Okungbowa, C.O. Emokaro, & M.O. Abiola (eds). From Farm to Table: Whither Nigeria? Proceedings of the 12th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists. 12th – 16th 2011. Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. pp 255 – 259.

15.  Umar A.G., Omoayena B.O., Adepoju ‘S.O., Nwakwushue, F.N. (2011). Human Capital Development Approach for Mitigation of Vanishing Plant Resources: The Songhai Centre, Porto-Novo, Republic of Benin Example. Book of Abstracts of the 20th Annual Conference of Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON-NAU). Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. 6th-9th June, 2011. pp 41

16.  Nwafor, O.E., Jauro, G.A., Adepoju S.O., Oiganji, E. & Onubogu, A.S. (2012). Enhanced Crop Production as a Means of Achieving Food Security Aspect of Vision 20-2020 Document in Nigeria. Yaba College of Technology Conference and Research Fair. CONFAIR 2012 Programme Book of Abstracts and Exhibition Brochure. p43

17.  Adepoju, ‘S.O. and Nanven, A.D. (2012). Economics of Rice Production in Langtang North Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 26th Annual National Conference of the Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN). Held at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria, 15th – 19th Oct. 2012. 327 – 329

18.  Yitnoe, G.S., Umar, A.G., Adepoju, S.O., Joshua, V.I & Lawrence, S.J. (2012). The Significance of Entrepreneurship Education for Sustainable Human Capital Development in Nigeria. Conference Paper Presented at the International Conference on Jatropha Plant. Held at the Main Auditorium of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 16th – 18th April, 2012. pp54

19.  Umar, A.G., Adepoju, S.O., Joshua, V.I. & Lawrence, S.J. (2012). Simulation and Replication of Covenant-Songhai Models of Entrepreneurship Education for Effective Human Capital and Economic Development in Nigeria. Conference Paper Presented at the International Conference on Jatropha Plant. Held at the Main Auditorium of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, 16th – 18th April, 2012. pp58

20.  Mailumo, S.S., Adepoju, S.O., & Okeke-Agulu, K.I. (2012). Mitigation Measures to Environmental Degradation by Arabic Crop Farmers in Plateau State, Nigeria: Basis for Agricultural Transformation. Book of Abstract of the 50th National Conference of Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE). 25th – 27th September, 2012. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. pp54

21.  Umar, A.G. and Adepoju, S.O. (2012). Leapfrogging human capital and economic development in Africa through innovative approaches: The example of Covenant-Songhai models of entrepreneurship education. Sustainable Livelihoods and Development. Book of Abstract of the International Conference on Sustainable Livelihoods and Development (SLIDEN). Accra Ghana, 26th – 30th November, 2012. Pp17

22.  Adejoba, O.R & Adepoju, A.O. (2016). Public Building: Environmental Friendly Technologies for Low Cost Building. Proceedings of the 1st Commonwealth Forestry Association Conference, Nigeria Chapter. Held at the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN). pp 375-387

23.  Adepoju, A.O., Adejoba, O.R., & Oyewale, O.O. (2016). Sustainable Forest Management in Kwara State: Harnessing the Uniqueness of Forests for Sustainable Development in a Diversifying Economy. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Forestry Association of Nigeria. pp 762-773.

24.  Adepoju, A.O., Akinyemi, O., Oyewole, S.O., & Daniel, E. (2018).Agroforestry in a Diversified Nigeria Economy. Book of Proceedings of the National Association of Agricultural Economists. 19th Annual Conference, Afaka, Kaduna, Kaduna State. Accepted for publication

25.  Akinyemi, O., Adepoju, A.O., Owombo, P.T., & Jimoh, K.A. (2018).Shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa) investment for economy recovery and sustainable development in Nigeria. Book of Proceedings of the National Association of Agricultural Economists. 19th Annual Conference, Afaka, Kaduna, Kaduna State. Accepted for publication

26.  Oyewo, I.O. and Adepoju, A.O. (2018). Determinants of the adoption of improved cassava technologies for sustainable agriculture in Oyo State, Nigeria. Book of Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Environment, Hammamet City, Tunisia, October 8th to 10th, 2018.

 

·         Paper Presentations at Conferences

1.      Adepoju, ‘S.O., Bayo, D., Kareem, I.A., & Obiaga, P.C. (2004). An overview of the Role of Medicinal Plants in Honey Production. Presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria on 4th – 9th July, 2004; Kano – Nigeria.

2.      Adepoju, ‘S.O., & Okeke K.I. (2004). Micro-Finance and Rural Enterprise Development in Nigeria. Presented at 7th Biennial Congress of African Farm Management Association 19-21st October, 2004. CBN Headquarters Abuja, Nigeria.

3.      Okeke, K.I., Adepoju ‘S.O. & Obiaga P.C. (2004). Agricultural and Marketing Information System: A Paradigm for Sustainable Agricultural Development. Presented at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists 3 – 7th of November, 2004.

4.      Adepoju ‘S.O., Owonubi A., Nwadike C., and Obiaga P.C., (2004). Marketing Analysis of Ornamental Plant Seedling in Jos Metropolis of Plateau State. Presented at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economists. 3 – 5th of November, 2004.

5.      Adedokun, M.O., Adepoju, ‘S.O., Bayo, D.I., Obiaga, P.C. & Owa O., (2004). Climatic impact analysis of fingerlings production. A case study of Jos Metropolis-Plateau State. Presented at Fishery Society of Nigeria Annual Conference 29th Sept., - Dec. 3rd 2004.

6.      Adepoju, ‘S.O., Akalusi, M.E., Okonkwo, M.C., & Chomini, M.S. (2005). Environmental Security and Sustainability: A Forestry Perspective. Presented at 14th Annual Conference of the Botanical Society of Nigeria at Kaduna, Kaduna State 13th to 17th March, 2005.

7.      Salaudeen, A.B., Adepoju, ‘S.O., & Obiaga P.C. (2005). An Overview of Participatory Approaches to Community Forestry in Nigeria. Presented at 14th Annual Conference of the Botanical Society of Nigeria at Kaduna, Kaduna State 13th to 17th March, 2005.

8.      Adepoju, ‘S.O., Bot, L.C., & Adeniyi, B.O. (2005). Costs and Returns Analysis of Pepper Production under Irrigation in Barkin Ladi L.G.A., Plateau State. Conference Paper Presented at Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE) 2005 Annual Conference, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, 20th – 23rd November, 2005.

9.      Adepoju, 'S.O. & Ogungbile, A.O. (2006). The Demand Analysis of Maize by the Industries in Kaduna, Kano and Plateau States of Northern – Nigeria. Proceedings of the 2006 Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist. pp18 – 22.

10.  Adepoju, S.O., Mailumo, S.S., Okeke-Agulu, K.I, & Omoayena, B.O. (2010). Entrepreneurial Development for the Mitigation of Environmental Degradation: Evidence from Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. A Research, Policy and Learning Conference on Entrepreneurship and the Millennium Development Goals. Held at the NUC, Abuja, Nigeria, 21st – 22nd September, 2010.

11.  Mailumo, S.S., Adepoju, ‘S.O., Nyam, T., Magit, P.D. (2010). Constraints to Seedlings Production for Environmental Sustainability: Evidence from Jos Metropolis, Plateau State, Nigeria. Conference Paper Presented at the Annual National Conference of National Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE).  2010 Annual National Conference, Federal University of Technology, Gidan Kwano, Minna, 30th Nov. – 3rd Dec. 2010.

12.  Samson O.A., & Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2011). Factors Affecting Demand of Certified Maize Seeds and its Impact on Poverty Alleviation and Food Security in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Book of Abstracts of the 12th National Conference of National Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE), Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. pp 9

13.  Samson O.A & Adepoju, ‘S.O. (2011). Constraints Limiting the Demand for Certified Maize Seeds and the Effect on Food Security in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Book of Abstracts of the 12th National Conference of National Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE), Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. pp 51

 

·         Workshops/Seminars Attended

1.      Participant - IITA/PCU/ADPs: Planning Workshop on Rural Livelihood Food Demand Structures in Nigeria Hill Station Hotel, Jos, December 10-12, 2000.

2.      Participant - IFAD/LFN: Planning Workshop on Essentials of Micro-Credit and Rural Finance Co-operative Society Structure (Leventis Foundation Agricultural Training School, Ilesha. September 24-26, 2001.

3.      Participant - LFN/Songhai Project: Workshop on Capacity Building and Project implementation.  Porto-Novo, Benin Republic. March 18-24, 2002.

4.      Resource Person - Workshop on Farming by Design to Bauchi State Local Government Services Commission, Jerotel, Jos. February 10 – 11, 2004.

5.      Participant - National Training of Trainers Workshop on Planning and Writing Grant – Oriented Proposals. Conference center, university of Ibadan. June 25 – 27, 2007.

6.      Participant - National Training of Trainers Workshop on Planning and Writing Grant Oriented Proposals. June 25 – 27, 2007.

7.      Participant - Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Course on Due Process and Budget Performance Workshop. June 3 – 6, 2008.

8.      Participant - Centre for Management Development Workshop on Basic Internet. June 23 – 27, 2008.

9.      Participant - Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria in collaboration with Applied Biotech, USA Training Course on Basic Plant Culture and Applications of Micro propagation. July 5- 7, 2008.

10.  Participant - International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Training Course in Statistical Computing with SAS. July 21 – 25, 2008.

11.  Participant - Forestry and Wildlife Conference, Georgia, USA. September 16 – 20, 2009

12.  Participant - Raising Eco Standard: Issues and Challenges, Abuja, Nigeria, July 20 – 21, 2010

13.  Participant - COP10/MOPS on Biodiversity AICHI-NAGOYA, Japan, 2010.

14.  Participant - Oslo Climate and Forest Conference, Norway. May 27, 2010.

15.  Participant - Workshop on Research Methodology held at the Main Campus of the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo – Badagry, Lagos. June 20 – 24, 2011.

16.  Participant - Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP17/CMP7 Climate Negotiations, South Africa. November 28 – December 11, 2011.

17.  Participant - International Conference on Jatropha Plant: Panacea for Global Warming and Sustainable Development held at the University of Ilorin Main Auditorium, Ilorin, Kwara State. April 16 – 18, 2012.

18.  Participant - RIO +20 International Conference, Brazil, 2012

19.  Participant - Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP18/CMP8 Doha Climate Change Conference, Doha, Qatar. November 26 – December 7, 2012.

20.  Participant - 25th Session of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and Biosphere Programme held at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris (France), May 27th – 30th, 2013

21.  Participant - Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP19/CMP9 Warsaw Climate Change Conference, Warsaw, Poland, November 11th – 22nd 2013.

22.  Participant - 26th Session of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and Biosphere Programme held at Jönköping, East Vättern Landscape Biospehere Reserve, Sweden, June 10th – 13th, 2014

23.  Participant - Botanists of the Twenty-First Century: Roles, Challenges and Opportunities Conference held at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. September 22 – 25, 2014

24.  Participant - Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP19/CMP9 Lima Climate Change Conference, Lima, Peru, December 1st – 14th, 2014

 

·         Presentations at Local Workshops /Seminars

1.      Ecological Restoration and Green Economy. Paper Presented During the BIOPALT Consultation Workshop, Held At Reiz Continental Hotel, Abuja. February 15 – 16, 2018.

2.      Ile Dotun Partnership Building and Technical Planning Workshop. Land degradation Neutrality Transformation Project – Ecosystem Restoration, Productive Development and Sustainable Landscape Management in the Imeko and Awaro Forest and Game Reserves, Ogun State as a contribution to the Land Degradation Neutrality. Targets of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, part of its Sustainable Development Goals 2015 to 2030. Green Lagacy Resort, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. April 10-12, 2018

3.      Support For Green Economy Sectors To Improve Local Community Incomes. Projet BiopaltBiosphere Et Patrimoine Du Lac TchadReunion Regionale De Restitution Des Ateliers De Concertation Nationale Et De Lancement Du Comite Scientifique Et Technique N’djamena, Hotel Ledger. May 28-31, 2018

4.      Medicinal Plants in a Diversified Economy. Paper presented at 5th International Conference on Africa’s Indigenous Stimulants (ICAIS-5) held at Benue Hotel, Makurdi. June 25-16, 2018

5.      Plant Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management. A Discussant Paper at Inauguration Ceremony of Centre for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management (CEBCEM), University Of Lagos.

6.      Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora: FRIN Experience (2018). Presentation on the Visit of the Representatives of Convention on International Trade In Endangered Species of Wild Fauna And Flora (CITES). June 1, 2018

7.      Green Economy: FRIN Experience in Omo Biosphere Reserve and How BIOPLAST Can Benefit.

8.      The Impact of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) on the Development of Agriculture: Forestry and Forestry Products. National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru. April 11, 2017

9.      Cultivation and Conservation of Medicinal Plants for Herbal Drug Production. Paper presented at a summit organized by Obafemi Awolowo University in conjunction with Bioscience Research, Education and Advisory Centre (BREAC) and the University of East London.

10.  Connecting With Nature. Environmental Day Lecture Delivered At Nigerian Society For Information, Art And Culture.

11.  Entrepreneurship Decision and Willingness to Adopt Green Business as Alternative Livelihood Option among Omo Biosphere Reserve Enclaves of Nigeria. Paper presented at Sustainable Development Submit, Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan. August 22 – 25, 2017

12.  Green Economy: A Viable Option to Dwindling Oil Revenue and Economic Recession in Nigeria. Keynote Address Presented At The 9th Annual National Conference/FUTA Agric. Week of the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology At T.I. Francis Auditorium, Federal University of Technology, Akure Nigeria. May 31, 2017.

 

·         International Workshops, Seminars, Conferences and Meetings attended with dates

1.      BIOPALT Project. Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad. Regional Meeting of Restitution of the National Consultation Workshops and Launching of the Scientific and Technical Committee. Hotel Ledger, N'Djamena. May 28 to 31, 2018.

2.      The Third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum). UN Headquarters, Conference Room 4, New York City, US. June 5 to 6, 2018.

3.      Multisectoral approach to Lake Chad Crises: BIOPALT Project. Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. Making the SDGs work for the Lake Chad Basin. Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies. Conference Room 11, UN Conference Building, United Nations Headquarters, New York. July 16 to 18, 2018.

4.      30th Session International Coordinating Council. Man and the Biosphere Programme. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Palembang, Indonesia. July 23 to 28, 2018

5.      29th Session and Meeting of the Bureau of the International Coordinating Council (ICC) of the Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme held at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. June12 to 15, 2017.

6.      Meeting of the Bureau of the International Coordinating Council (ICC) of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. March 27 to 29, 2017

7.      Meeting of the Bureau of the International Coordinating Council (ICC) of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme for discussion on implementation of the MAB Strategy (2015-2025) and the Lima Action Plan (2016-2025) as well as the preparation of the MAB ICC 2017. UNESCO Headquarters, France, Paris. September 19 to 20, 2016

8.      2nd Green Economy in Biosphere Reserves (GEBR) Project International Workshop held in Tanga, Tanzania, February 29to March 2, 2016

9.      4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves (4WCBR) held in Lima, Peru, March 14 to 17, 2016

10.  Man and Biosphere (MAB) Bureau Meeting held at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, September 19 to 20, 2016

11.  The 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves: A New Vision for the Decade 2016-2025. UNESCO Biosphere Reserves for Sustainable Development took place in Lima, Peru. March, 14 to 17, 2016

12.  Green Economy in Biosphere Reserves (GEBR): A means to Poverty Reduction, Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in sub-Saharan. UNESCO Project International Workshop. Tanga, Tanzania. February, 29th to March 2nd 2016.

13.  27th Session of the International Co-coordinating Council (ICC) of the Man and Biosphere Programme, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. June 8 to 12, 2015

14.  27th Session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and Biosphere Programme held at the UNESCO Headquarters. Paris, France. June 8 to 12, 2015

15.  African Man and Biosphere (AfriMAB) General Assembly held at the M. Plaza Hotel, Bostal Avenue, Roman Ridge, Accra, Ghana. November 24 to 27, 2015

16.  26th Session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and Biosphere Programme held at Jönköping, East Vättern Landscape Biosphere Reserve, Sweden, June 10 to 13, 2014

17.  Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP19/CMP9 Lima Climate Change Conference, Lima, Peru. December 1 to 14, 2014.

18.  25th Session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and Biosphere Programme held at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris (France), May 27 to 30, 2013

19.  Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP19/CMP9 Warsaw Climate Change Conference, Warsaw, Poland. November 1 to 22, 2013.

 

REVIEWER

1.      FRIN Journal of Forestry: Editor-in-Chief

2.      Journal of Rural Economy and Society

3.      Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Economics

4.      Nigeria Journal of Farm Management

 

TEACHING: Federal College of Forestry

1.      Farm Business Organization (AEM 434)

2.      Farm Planning (AEM 443)

3.      Produce/Post harvest management (CPT 441)

4.      Resource Economics (AEM 313)

5.      Agricultural Personnel Management (AGR 402)

6.      Research Methods and Statistics (AGR 401)

 

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS

1.      Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award for Master Programme (1998)

2.      Invited Research Fellow, For Study on Rural Livelihood Food Demand Development, RCMD – IITA (2000)

3.      College Award of Best Performing Lecturer (2003)

4.      National Level Volley Ball Player with four NUGA Medals (2 Gold and 2 Silver)

5.      Ahmadu Bello University Leadership Honour (1992)

6.      National Youth Service Corps Merit Award (1996)

7.      Board commendation letter on improved funding of Research Programme and Liaison Activities (2012)

8.      Board commendation letter on improved infrastructural development, staff welfare, accreditation of more programmes by NBTE and funding of Research Programme and Liaison Activities (2014)

 

UNDERGRADUATE PROJECTS SUPERVISION

1.      Costs and Returns Analysis of Garbage, tomato and pepper Production under irrigation in Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State (Bot, Luka Chollom, 2003).

2.      Appraisal study of Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Agencies Extension Delivery System on women in three zones of Kano State (Umar L. Nafisat, 2004)

3.      An Evaluation of Tomato Marketing under Hadeja Jama’are are River Basin Development Authority (Inusa Lawan, 2005)

4.      Impact of Cooperative Societies in Agricultural Development in Dazo LGA Bauchi State (Abdullahi Y. Hassan, 2005)

5.      Impact of Agricultural Extension Activities of Soyabean Production in Bassa Local Government of Plateau State (Oye Asiri Titus, 2005)

6.       Analysis of Market and Marketing Prices of Grand Cereals and Oil Meal Limited Jos South (Phillip Abba, 2005)

7.      comparative Productivity and Profitability of Two Public Agro-allied Industries in Central Northern Nigeria (Abubakar Usman Babangida, 2006)

8.      Factors influencing Poultry Egg Production and Demand in Jos North L.G.A. of Plateau State (Olowomodi D. Bukola, 2006)

9.      Resource use and Productivity of Mining Ponds in Vegetable Production in Jos South LGA of Plateau State( Gonzuk, B. C.2007)

10.  Socio Economic Determinants of Fadama Farmers Adoption of Irrigation Technology in Jos South L.G.A. of Plateau State (Ojo Henry Olanrewaju, 2008)

11.  Economics of Rice Production in Langtang North L.G.A of Plateau State (Audu D. Nanven, 2008)

12.  Appraisal of Extension Services Delivery on Rice Production in Doguwa Local Government Area of Kano State (Mohammed Adamu Saleh, 2009)

13.  Comparative Analysis of Soil Nitrogen Gradient in the Guinea Savannah: A Case Study of Federal College of Forestry, Jos (Musa Samaila, 2010)

14.  Economic Analysis of Commercial Tomatoes Production Using Oases in Yusufari L.G.A. of Yobe State (Hauwa Jibril, 2010)

15.  Analysis of Factors Influencing Farmers Adoption of Agro-Forestry Models in Okpokwu L.G.A. Benue State (Abba Abraham, 2011)

16.  Analysis of Determinants of Agro-forestry Practices in Ogbadigbo L.G.A. of Benue State (Matthew Gabriel, 2011)

17.  An Analysis of Determinant of Quail Eggs Demand in Jos Metropolis, Plateau State (Iyere Osas Ambrose, 2014)

 

PH.D. THESIS EXTERNAL EXAMINER (Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria)

·         Agricultural Economics - Kabir, Ayinde Adeyemi (Ph.D)

Economic Analysis of Cotton Value Chain in Selected Local Government Areas of Zamfara State, Nigeria

·         Agricultural Economics – George Mathias Bivan

Groundnut Value Chain Analysis in North Western Zone of Nigeria

 

SERVICE TO INSTITUTE

Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria

·         Member: Proposal committee on Establishment and Management of Timber Forest Plantation in Sudano-Sahelian Ecosystem of Nigeria

·         Secretary: Committee on Comprehensive ICT Needs Assessment Report Implementation (2007)

·         Secretary: Committee on the Restorative Contributions of Research Institutes (Tell Special Edition, 2008)

·         Secretary: Sub-Committee on Sustenance of Agriculture in Africa: A Panacea for the Rising Global Food Crisis (August, 2008)

·         Secretary: Committee on the Establishment and Management of Some Indigenous Tree Specie for Small Diameter Log in the Sudan-Sahelian Ecosystem of Nigeria (June, 2007)

·         Member: FRIN Research Committee (2006-date)

·         Secretary: Information and Communication Technologies Committee (2007)

·         Secretary: Jatropha Bio-Diesel Project Proposal Development Committee (2007)

·         Secretary: Convocation Organizing Committee (2007)

·         Secretary: Proposal Development on Establishment and Management of Timber Forest Plantation in Sudano-Sahelian Ecosystem of Nigeria(2007)

·         Coordinator: Central Budget Making and Preparation Committee(2007-date)

·         Coordinator: FRIN Ecological Special Projects

Federal College of Forestry, Jos

·         Chairman: Workshop and Seminar Committee(July, 2010)

·         Coordinator: Grant for Research, Proposal and Implementation Committee (July, 2007)

·         Chairman: Livestock Management Committee (2005-2012)

·         Chairman: Budget Committee (2007-date)

·         Member: Seminar Committee (2004-2012)

·         Member: Studies and Research Development Committee (2004-2012)

·         Coordinator: Grant - Sourcing Proposal Writing Committee (July, 2007-2012)

 

SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

·         External Examiner to two (2) Ph.D Theses: March 2018

ü  Economic Analysis of Groundnut value chain in the North-Western zone of Nigeria

ü  Economic Analysis of cotton value chain in selected Local Government Areas of Zamfara State, Nigeria.

·         Assistant Examiner IJMB ‘A’ Economics (1996-2001)

 

SERVICE TO THE NATION

·         Member: President Committee on National Allanblackia Project (2007)

·         Resource Person: Research Report for Audit control and Expertise/ministry of Commerce and Industry on Input/Output Coefficients of Cotton Based Cropping System for the Three Cotton Production Zones of Nigeria (2000)

·         Member: Federal Ministry of Environment Budget Committee

·         Member: Ministerial Committee of Presidential Environmental Summit

·         Member: Ministerial Technical Committee on Green Wall

·         Member: Committee on National Summit on Environment (2013)

·         Coordinator: National Afforestation Programme/Green Bonds 2017 till date

PROFESIONAL AFFILIATIONS

·         Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE)

·         Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)

·         Nigerian Economics Society (N.E.S)

·         Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON)

·         Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON)

 

SERVICE TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         Secretary: Local Organizing Committee of Farm Management Association of Nigeria Conference (2006)

·         Lead Editor: Farm Management Association of Nigeria, Conference Proceedings. Pp 702 (2006)

·         Adviser: Farm Management Association of Nigeria Conference (2007)

·         Chairman: Action Committee on the Re-organization of Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economists (2006-Nov. 2007)

·         General Secretary: Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (Nov. 2007-2017)

 

REFEREES

·         Pastor Ezekiel A. Odeyemi

PIC NR

Redeemed Christian Church of God

08033322645

·         Prof. A.O. Ogungbile

Managing Director

Premier Seed Nig. Ltd, Zaria

08052832391; 08095287787

ogungbileao2000@yahoo.co.uk

·         Mrs. Amina J. Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

amina.mohammed@un.org

 

I confirm that all information stated in this resume is true and complete to the best of my knowledge

 

Dr. Adepoju, A.O.

DG/CEO FRIN