Southern Guinea Savanna Research Station

Head of Station:Salaudeen Abdulwaheed Bayonle

Southern Guinea Savanna Research Station is situated in Mokwa, Niger State. The station has the following mandates:

  • To address socio-economic/ environmental/forestry related challenges of the Southern Guinea Savanna via cutting-edge Research.
  • To ensure equitable and sustainable management of the biodiversity through awareness creation and massive tree planting programs.
  • To collaborate with International, National, State, LGAs, Corporate organizations and NGOs in all environmental related issues.
  • Establishment of agroforestry plantations as a means to poverty alleviation of peasant farmers in the region.
  • Carry out Consultancy services in Forest Management, Plantation and Orchard Establishment, Landscape Plans and Planning, EIA/EIAR.

Some of the Station's Research Breakthroughs/Achievements are:

Comparative Analysis of the Effect of Charcoal Production in Bosso and Mokwa Local Government Areas of Niger State

Dry season vegetable production in a Moringa Oleifera plantation

A One Million seedlings Nursery capacity