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With a vast 84 million hectares of arable land, 279 billion cubic meters of surface water and an estimated current population of 165 million people that is projected to reach 470 million by 2050, Nigeria has been described as an untapped potential agricultural power house. The Provost, Federal College of Agriculture, Akure, Ondo State, Dr. […]

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No fewer than 60 women, drawn from different communities in Ogun State, have been trained by the Agricultural Media Resources and Extension Centre (AMREC) of the University, with skills and knowledge in fish handling, processing, value addition, storage, packaging, utilisation and marketing, at its capacity building training programme, organised by the Gender Issues and Youth […]

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Professors in the University have recommended ways in which agriculture can take its pride of place by contributing meaningfully to national development. According to Professor Eniola Fabusoro of the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (AE&RD), College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development (COLAMRUD), poor funding had been the bane of low agricultural productivity […]

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Researchers and experts in the University have advised governments at all levels in the country to develop good road networks, provide electricity, storage facilities and formulate good policies for the agricultural sector, to boost food security and reduce hunger in the land. According to Professor Lateef Sanni of the Department of Food Science and Technology, […]

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Students of the University’s College of Engineering (COLENG), made waves in Johannesburg, South Africa during the final event of African Unilever Idea Competition. They are: Ayobami Kalesanwo and Oluwaferanmi Muraina, both in 500-level Electrical Engineering and Mr. Oluwapelumi Kolade, 500-level Civil Engineering. The team, which was christened “Team Innovatus”, represented Nigeria alongside “Team Adobe” from […]

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A Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development (COLAMRUD), Professor Olusegun Apantaku has called on his fellow researchers to embark on truly participatory research and extension services, so that their research findings and recommendations would be acceptable to farmers and other stakeholders. The University Don stated this while […]

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A Professor of Food Engineering in the Department of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering, College of Engineering (COLENG), Professor Babatunde Adewumi, has disclosed that his interest in solving practical problems in the society had been the driving force behind his research as an academic. According to the Don, “The passion to help, whenever there is a […]

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Dear Content Contributor, With the recent happenings in the world economy, there is the need for Higher Educational institutions to start thinking of how to sustain their finances and meet up with their financial obligations. Few weeks ago, a regional conference was organised in Lome, Togo, where discussions were held on the Innovative Approaches to […]

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