Shittu, A.M: Awards Received

i. The Best Behaved Student in Form IV, Molusi College, Ijebu-Igbo, 1985
ii. The Best Lecturer in Agricultural Economics Department in 2003/2004, Nigerian Association
of Agricultural Students (NAAS), Olabisi Onabanjo University Chapter, 2005
iii. Lecturer of the Year 2007/2008, Agricultural Economics Students’ Association (AECSA),
Olabisi Onabanjo University, 2008
iv. Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria – Research Grant (N14.9 million) under the
Competitive Agricultural Research Grants Scheme (CARGS) for the study “Economic
Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Food Crops Production, Processing and Storage
Technologies in Nigeria {RFA 6(v) project} with Okuneye et al. 2010.
v. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) – Seed Fund Grant (US$5,000) to
conduct study on Welfare Effects of Rising Food Prices on Farm Households in Nigeria, 2013.
vi. Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Conference Grant to attend & Present Paper at
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) 2014 Annual Meeting at Minneapolis,
USA- July 2014
vii. African Growth & Development Policy (AGRODEP) Modelling Consortium’s Sponsorship to
About 10 different AGRODEP training courses between 2013 and 2016; and
2014 GTAP Conference: 17th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis held 18 – 20
June, 2014 at King Fahd Hotel, Dakar, Senegal.
viii. University of Bonn – Centre for Development Research (ZEF) Grant/Work Contact (€8,000) to
conduct the Study on “Food Price Volatility and Price Spikes in Local Food Commodity
Markets in Nigeria”, Nov. 2016 – May 2017.
ix. AUC – Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) Work Contract (US$99,800) to
Conduct Country-led Situational Analysis and Economic Impact Assessment of Aflatoxins in
Nigeria, with Prof. O.O. Atanda et al., under the auspices of Agro-promotion and Consultancy
Services Nigeria Limited, October 2016 – July 2017.
x. ECOWAS’ Regional Agency on Agriculture and Food (RAAF) – Research Grant (€118,950)
for the study “Incentivising Adoption of Climate-smart Practices in Cereals Production in
Nigeria: Socio-cultural and Economic Diagnosis”, October 2016 to date

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