Get Involved in Direct Labour – Pro-Chancellor Admonishes Students

A call has gone to students in Nigerian Universities to contribute pro-actively to the development of their Universities by engaging in direct labour exercise, in order to gain practical experience, as well as augment their finances for self reliance. The call was made by a former Federal Minister of Works, now the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman […]

FUNAAB Becomes World Bank Centre of Excellence

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 […]

Sharpen Your IT Skills – Google Ambassador Charges Students

The Google Student Ambassador (GSA) of the University, Mr. Mosopefoluwa Adefuye, has charged students in the nation’s ivory towers to sharpen their skills in the area of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and make use of Google applications in their educational pursuits. Adefuye, a 300-level student in the Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering gave the advice […]

UDESWA Holds Inaugural Project Workshop  

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 […]

INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE IN WESTAFRICA

NAME: PROF. ISAAC OREOLUWA AIYELAAGBE AFFILIATION: DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE COLLEGE: COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND CROPM PRODUCTION TITLE OF THE PROJECT: INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE IN WESTAFRICA SPONSOR: EUROPEAN UNION VALUE OF GRANT: 105,000 EUROS YEAR OF COMMENCEMENT: MARCH 2013 DURATION: MARCH 2010 – MARCH 2013 ACHIEVEMENTS Development of West African Network tor Organic […]

Building capacity in agro-biotechnology to improve tomato yield in wilt-endemic areas of Nigeria & Ghana

NAME OF PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR/LEAD SCIENTIST: DR A R POPOOLA (ASSOCIATE PROFFESSOR) DEPARTMENT OF CROP PROTECTION, COLLEGE OF PLANT SCIENCE AND CROP PRODUCTION TITLE OF PROJECT: Building capacity in agro-biotechnology to improve tomato yield in wilt-endemic areas of Nigeria and Ghana SPONSOR: Department Of International Development (DFID) Of The Uk Government YEAR OF COMMENCEMENT: 2010 DURATION: […]