FUNAAB VC, Prof. Oluwafemi Olaiya Balogun (Left) presenting gifts to the representative of GIMI, Mr. Alon Navot after the meeting.
Management of the Galilee International Management Institute and the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) are working on the establishment of partnerships through the introduction of a new Master’s degree programme in Agribusiness.
The Master’s programme aims to help develop professionals, who are able to deal with knowledge process within the context of change by linking human and technological dimensions of innovations in Agribusiness, in which an academic semester would be utilized in Israel.
Speaking with FUNAAB Bulletin, the representative of GIMI, Mr. Alon Navot, said his Institute had been co-operating with FUNAAB for several years adding that the new initiative is expected to begin by October, 2012.
According to him, “the programme is a joint MBA with FUNAAB and GIMI awarding the degree, which will contribute to the socio-economic development of the country”.
In his response, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Toyin Arowolo lauded the new programme but stated that comments from Colleges and Departments would be harmonized, to help come up with a proposal, by end of January, 2012.