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6 November, 2013
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, has cautioned admission touts to steer clear of the institution as it has zero tolerance for cheating and examination malpractices.
The Vice-Chancellor gave the warning while monitoring the entrance examination into the Pre-Degree Programmes of the University’s Institute for Human Resources Development (INHURD), in which over 6,000 candidates wrote the examination.
Meanwhile, the Director, Institute for Human Resources Development (INHURD), Professor Francis Sowemimo, while conducting the Vice-Chancellor round examination centres, thanked Management for creating the enabling environment, ...
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But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself. — Albert Camus (1913 – 1960), Happy Death
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, has been appointed as the National Coordinator of the Organic Agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN). According to the Chairman, Local Organizing Committee, Dr Jonathan Atungwu, the Vice-Chancellor was chosen because of the University’s immense support for OAPTIN and for providing an enabling environment for human and [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: NITDA to Assist FUNAAB in Building Staff Web Portal 2 days, 15 hours ago · View
With its drive towards attaining the status of a world class institution, the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), is ready to partner the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in developing its Project Team on Staff Web Portal. This was disclosed at an interactive session on the project between officials of the University, which [...]
Authorities of the Ifo College of Management and Technology, recently paid a working visit to the University to explore the possibility of collaboration, by providing Direct Entry admission for students of the College. According to the Rector, Dr Bola Dawodu, the College desires that its graduates with good results should be given Direct Entry admission. [...]
Second Batch Released!
Second Batch Admission List has been uploaded, check your admission status. Deadline for the payment of Acceptance fee has been extended to Friday 24th of December, 2013. for all students offered admission.
The Lagos Business School (LBS), has lauded the business initiatives of FUNAAB at augmenting funds received from the Federal Government, stressing that with the right synergy with LBS, the University would become a leading institution in driving agricultural businesses in the country. The team leader from LBS, Mr. Ikechukwu Kelikume gave the commendation after a [...]
The World Bank-sponsored project, under the auspices of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD), in conjunction with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, recently held its maiden Project Workshop, in Accra, Ghana. It which was aimed at promoting efficient and proven drying technologies for sustainable food security and poverty [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: Entrench Organic Agriculture in the Nation’s Curricula – Varsity Don 1 week, 6 days ago · View
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, recently challenged researchers and participants at a conference to brainstorm on the strategies to entrench the use of organic agriculture in the nation’s agricultural production system and education curricula. Represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Professor Kolawole Salako, at the 9th National Conference on Organic Agriculture, the Vice-Chancellor said that [...]
Ogundipe Oluwafemi the Babcock university breed popularly known by fans as “freezone wantcha wantcha” is a native of ogun state living in Iju area of lagos,Nigeria to a family of 4 as the only boy and last born.Popularly known with hits like; NSA(no strings attached),Club Calling,BU Girls freestyle,etc. Drops a new collabo with Ajisola Fisayo Ajibola, also [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: Agriculture Varsities Can Turn Around Nigeria’s Economy – VC 2 weeks, 4 days ago · View
Nigerians have been given a ray of hope that agriculture can restore the country into global economic reckoning if the Universities of Agriculture are fully empowered to achieve their mandates, goals and objectives. This was the crux of the papers titled The Role of Universities of Agriculture in Fostering Innovation for Inclusive Development and Universities [...]
As a fall-out of the several meetings held in the past, to foster partnership between the University and Arewa Cotton and Allied Company Limited, the Management of the two institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), heralding a formal collaboration in areas of research and cultivation of cotton in commercial scale in the Southwest [...]
Dr. Uwemedimo Ekpo, the Head, Department of Biological Sciences of the University, is making a breakthrough in his research activities to the admiration of the international community. Dr. Ekpo’s research interest, led to the development of a Geostatistical Model on all the available data on Schistosomiasis, a disease which causes enormous human suffering as it [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: Prof. Decries the Nation’s Performance in Agriculture 3 weeks ago · View
The Director of the University’s Institute of Food Security, Environmental Resources and Agricultural Research (IFSERAR), Professor Akin Omotayo, has decried that nation’s low rate of agricultural growth and its resultant poor contributions to development. Professor Omotayo stated this recently while delivering a paper titled Rethinking Institution Capacity and Governance, at the National Symposium of the Sustainable [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence in Agriculture 4 weeks ago · View
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, has encouraged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of eating cassava bread, which he noted is safe, delicious and nutritious. Professor Oyewole made this call at the 37th Annual Conference and General Meeting of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), held recently at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, [...]
The Google Ambassador of the University, Mr. Mosopefoluwa Adefuyi, has hinted that FUNAAB on Google map would enhance the visibility of the University and help achieve its vision of going global. Adefuyi made this disclosure during a training programme held recently for students on Google mapping in the University. According to the 300 level student of [...]
A programme, tagged The DREAM Project, is now available for students in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, as well as staff members to undertake a mobility period, or full degree, in some of the best universities in Europe. Scholarships are available for Master and Doctorate students and also for staff members (Academic and [...]
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), is now one of the World Bank’s Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Agriculture. The University was chosen after a rigorous desk evaluation exercise, which was followed by a site evaluation by the ACE Project Steering Committee, which held its final selection meeting in Dakar, Senegal recently. A breakdown [...]
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, has cautioned admission touts to steer clear of the institution as it has zero tolerance for cheating and examination malpractices. The Vice-Chancellor gave the warning while monitoring the entrance examination into the Pre-Degree Programmes of the University’s Institute for Human Resources Development (INHURD), in which over 6,000 candidates wrote the [...]
The Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON), has called on the University to join its crusade in sensitising members of the public on the dangers associated with the abuse of drugs. The Institute made this request during a courtesy call on the Management, where it restated its mission, mandate, activities, as well as the [...]
Leaders and those in positions of authorities have been charged not to forsake the gathering of the righteous, but to always come together in prayers and supplication for the unity and development of the country. This was the main crux of the message at the 4th National Prayer Breakfast, held recently at the International Conference [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: Are you Intelligent, Innovative, Shrewd, Perceptive, Insightful, an IT-Savvy and a FUNAABITE? 1 month ago · View
If YES, this is an opportunity for you to join the FUNAAB Google student team.
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The University has held a send-forth ceremony for the 2012/2013 Batch ‘C’ Corps Members that served in the institution. Speaking at the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, called on the corps members to be focused, prayerful and be prepared to take leadership responsibilities. The Vice-Chancellor, who was represented by the Director, Academic Planning, Professor [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: African Root Crop Researchers Brainstorm on Food Security 1 month ago · View
The need for food security and poverty alleviation in the sub-Saharan Africa, using root crops, formed a major discussion at the just-concluded 12th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops-Africa, held recently in Accra, Ghana. These can be achieved by tapping into the opportunities offered by the root crops; namely – yam, [...]
admin wrote a new blog post: FUNAAB Wins Grant, Obtains Eumetsat Research License 1 month ago · View
The Institute of Food Security, Environmental Resources and Agricultural Research (IFSERAR), has won the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP-Nigeria) grant, in addition to receiving a research license from the European Meteorological Satellite (EUMETSAT), Darmstadt, Germany, that will make it possible to easily download and use environmental and near real-time weather data for research in early [...]
Admission List has been released, prospective candidates (UTME and DE) can now check their admission status.
Abeokuta Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Abeokuta (UNAAB) Abuja Academic Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Acting Registrar Admission Chairman Chief Lawrence Ayinde Olakunle Osayemi College of Natural Sciences (COLNAS) Community-Based Farming Scheme (COBFAS) Dean Deputy Director Deputy Vice-Chancellor Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development) Development Director Director of Sports Dr. (Mrs.) Mulikat Salaam Environmental Resources and Agricultural Research (IFSERAR) Federal University of Agriculture FUNAAB FUNAAB Bulletin Ghana Governing Council IFSERAR Institute of Food Security Mr. Adeleke Adeboye Mrs. Christiana Kuforiji National Universities Commission (NUC Nigeria Ogun State Prof. Oluwafemi Olaiya Balogun Professor Felix Salako Professor Olusola Bandele Oyewole Professor Olusola Oyewole Professor Oluwafemi Olaiya Balogun Professor Oyewole Professor Segun Lagoke Professor Toyin Arowolo Registrar University of Agriculture VC Vice-Chancellor