Directorate of Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme

Directorate of Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme

Introduction The Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) is an all-encompassing skills acquisition and training program that addresses the worrying gap between theory and practice exhibited by students of Universities, Polytechnics/Colleges of Technology/Colleges of Agriculture and Colleges of Education. The scheme is generally designed to expose students to and prepare them for the industrial work…

Directorate of University Farms

Introduction The Directorate of University Farms (DUFARMS) was created from a merger of the defunct Teaching and Research Farms Directorate (TREFAD) and implementation Committee on Establishment of Teak Oil Palm and Plantain Plantations (ICETOP) on November, 2012. All the assets and liabilities of these defunct offices were inherited by DUFARMS. The Directorate is divided into…

Agro-Mart Unit

Agro-Mart Unit

This is where all farm produce are displayed and made available for sale. Below are some of the produces. Some produce displayed at the marketing unit Cashew Nuts Palm Oil Bunches of Plantain Tubers of Yam    

Tractor Unit

This unit services the two divisions and other centres in the University. Functions include: Repair, maintenance and services of all University’s tractors and implements; Farm land preparation and cultivation activities for Commercial and Innovation and Teaching and Research; Practical training of Farm Practical Year (FPY) students in tractor driving and components of tractor and implements….

Teaching & Research (Crops & Livestock):  

Providing necessary services and assistance to staff and students for teaching and research purposes; Establishment and maintenance of Crop Type Collection Plot for students’ practicals; Assisting students and staff in field layout, pegging and lining for research purposes; Ensuring proper monitoring and data collection of all research activities on the field; Management and maintenance of…

Commercial & Innovation (Crops & Livestock)

Cultivation and production of different arable crops like maize, yam, cassava, rice, soyabean and vegetables; Expansion and maintenance of established tree crops and orchard plantation e.g. oil-palm, cashew, teak, plantain, pineapple and pawpaw; Engaging in mechanized Agriculture which involves the use of tractor and implements for land preparation and cultivation; Establishment and maintenance of Demonstration…

Directorate of Sports

(FUNAAB Sports, Life Plus and Wellness Centre) Introduction The Directorate of Sports is under the Office of the Vice-Chancellor. It is headed by the Director of Sports who is the Chief Administrative Officer for Sports, Recreation, Life Plus and Wellness. He is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for day to day administration and Management of FUNAAB…

Directorate of Research, Innovations & Partnerships

Directorate of Research, Innovations & Partnerships

Background The establishment of the Directorate of Research, Innovations and Partnerships (DRIP) was approved at the 215th Statutory Senate meeting held on Thursday 30th August, 2018 sequel to a proposal from the University Management to merge the Directorate of Grants Management and Centre for Internationalization and Partnership. DRIP started operations on Wednesday 2nd January 2019….

FUNAAB Radio 89.5FM

FUNAAB Radio 89.5FM

FUNAAB Radio 89.5FM is the campus radio station of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, Nigeria that caters for the needs of key demographics represented within the University and its adjourning community in line with the institution’s tripodal mandate of teaching, research and extension services. FUNAAB Radio was envisioned by the then…

Parks & Gardens Unit

Functions and Activities Plan the Establishment and Maintenance of all Landscaping projects (lawns, hedges, trees, shrubs, walkways, kerbs, Parks and Gardens, etc.) within the University Campus; Promote tree planting especially shade and fruit trees within the University Campus landscape; Establish a Plant Nursery for the propagation and raising of seedlings of shrubs, trees, hedges, etc….

Sanitation Unit

Functions and Activities Ensure cleanliness of University Buildings and Environment which is complemented by the services of a number of Cleaning/Waste Management Contractors which are directly supervised by the Unit ; Evacuation and Disposal of Solid Waste materials on Campus; Provide Fumigation and Pest Control Services within the University Campus; Cleaning of Roads and Drainages;…