Akintobi, D.C’s Awards

  • The first African woman to benefit from AWLAE (Winrock/IITA) Fellowship.
  • Best West African School Certificate result in 1971 set at St. Monica’s College, Ondo, Nigeria.
  • Awarded FAO Scholarship, 1981-83.
  • Obtained straight As in spring 1983 during M.Sc. degree course at California State University, Fresno, USA.
  • High distinction and best result among 17 countries represented at Mississippi State University for Crop Improvement Programs Course, 1983.
  • Distinction and best result in the Training and Technology Transfer Course, IRRI, 1989.
  • Obtained straight As in all courses for my Ph.D degree at Mississipi State, University, Starkville, USA, 1991-93.
  • Elected Vice-President of the Co-operatives and Thrift Society, NIHORT, Ibadan. 1984-85.
  • Awarded Winrock International (AWLAE) Scholarship for my Ph.D, 1991-1995.
  • Elected Vice-Secretary of the Women Christian League Society, All Soul’s Church, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1988-1992.
  • Elected Matron of IITA’s Branch of Voice of America Club, IITA, Ibadan, 1988-1994.
  • Camp Leader at NYSC Orientation Camp, Bendel State, 1976 set.
  • Matron of Dorcas Mission-A Christian Charity Organization.
  • Member of Prison Visitation Team, the Harvesters’ Squad and the Hospitality Group of my church parish (Winners’ Chapel), Ibadan
  • Vice-President of the Hospitality Group, Winners’ Chapel, Ibadan, 2003 – 2005.
  • Founding President of Nigerian African Women Leaders in Agriculture and the Environment (NAWLAE)
  • NUFFIC Fellowship, Netherlands foreign Ministry. 2007, 2008 and 2011



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