Prof. (Mrs.)

ASHIMOLOWO Olubunmi Rufina 

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Short Profile

  • Ph.D., University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2000-2005
  • M.Sc., University of Ibadan, Nigeria 1998-1999
  • B.Tech., Federal University of Technology 1989-1992
  • Council for Development for Social Science Research in Africa CODESRIA (2002) Small Research Grant for Thesis Writing
  • Centre Technique de Corporation Agricole et Rurale (CTA) (2009) award for Online Distance Learning Course on veterinary communication and Extension
  • Netherlands University Foundation for International Cooperation NUFFIC / Netherlands Fellowship Programme NFP (2005). Scholarship for African Nutrition Leadership Programme held in Northwest University, Potchefstroom South Africa
  • Netherlands University Foundation for International Cooperation NUFFIC / Netherlands Fellowship Programme NFP (2005). Scholarship for Integrated Pest Management held at International Agricultural Centre, Wageningen, Netherlands.
  • Netherlands University Foundation for International Cooperation NUFFIC / Netherlands Fellowship Programme NFP (2008). Scholarship for Development Of Participatory Crop Improvement To Support Small-Scale held at Kumasi, Ghana.
  • Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON)
  • Children-In-Agriculture Programme (CIAP)
  • Rural Women’s Studies Association (RWSA)

Edited Conference Proceedings/Book Chapters

  1. Ashimolowo, O.R., and O. Apata (2008):  Constraints and motivation of Youth participation in agricultural activities in Osun State.  In: Remedying the factors impeding children and youth development in Nigeria. Proceedings of CYIAP Annual Conference, Federal college of Education, Oyo.  S.F Adedoyin (editor). pp. 20-26.
  2. Fakoya E.O., Ashimolowo O.R., Adewuyi S.A. and Ashaolu O.F (2008): Socio-economic effect of micro-credit on small scale poultry farmers livelihood in Abeokuta North LGA of Ogun State. In: Animal Agriculture towards Millennium Development in Nigeria.  Proceedings of Nigerian Society of Animal Production (NSAP – OGUN 2008), College of Agricultural Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro, Ogun State, Nigeria, Adeyemi O.A., Ogungbesan A.M. Dada A.O., Eniolorunda O.O., Awojobi H.A., Oke D.B., Agunbiade J.A.(editors). Pp. 304-307.
  3. Ashimolowo, O.R., L.A. Akinbile and E.A. Afolayan (2005):  Effect of micro-credit on small scale crop farmers in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. In: Capacity Building in Nigerian Agricultural Extension System. Proceedings of CIAP Annual Conference, National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi, Bida, Niger State. S.F Adedoyin (editor). pp. 85-91.
  4. Oladapo M.O., Momoh, S. and Ashimolowo, O.R. (2003).  Spatial market integration test of plantain and banana in Enugu state rural and urban market.  In: The Role of Horticulture in Economic Development of Nigeria. Proceedings of HORTSON Annual Conference, School of Agriculture. Fasina, A.S., Olufolaji A.A. and Umeh, V.C. (eds).  , Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Lagos.  Pp. 162-170.
  5. Adeyeye, V.A., Alimi, J.T.  and Ashimolowo, O.R. (2002):  Overview of poverty and its reduction in Nigeria.  In: Nigeria’s Lead Issues in Poverty Reduction. Adeyeye, V.A. and Yusuf J.O. (eds). Published by African Centre for Development Research, Abuja. Pp. 15-31.
  6. Ashimolowo, O.R. and Arowojolu, O. (2001):  Nigerian Girl-Child involvement in Agriculture: future perspective.  In: Research and Policy Issues for Children in Agriculture. Obinne C.P.O., Obasi M.O. and Agbulu, O.N. (eds).  Proceedings of CIAP Annual Conference, University of Agriculture, Makurdi. October 9-12. Pp. 316-324.
  7. Arowojolu, O. and Ashimolowo, O.R. (2001).  Child Labour in Agriculture: Problems and prospects. In Research and Policy Issues for Children in Agriculture. Obinne C.P.O., Obasi M.O. and Agbulu, O.N. (eds).  Proceedings of CIAP Annual Conference, University of Agriculture, Makurdi. October 9-12. Pp. 316-324.

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

  1. Akinbile L.A., Ph.D. Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. (234) 80 2325 0454  lakinbile@yahoo.com.
  2. Nurudeen Adedipe, Ph.D.  Professor, Office of the Executive Secretary, National University Commission, Abuja. (234) 80 3325 0790. noadedipe@yahoo.com  or nimbeadedipe@yahoo.ca
  3. Adeokun O., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro, Ogun State, Nigeria.  (234) 80 27527295.  lekchad4u@yahoo.com
  4. Ashimolowo O.R. and Otufali G.A. (2010): Shocks, Safety Nets and Coping Strategies among Female Agro- Pastoralists in Ogun State Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science Research. Vol. 6, No 12. Pp. 2181- 2191. Published by INSINET Publications. http://www.aensionline.net/jasr/jasr/2010/2181-2191.pdf
  5. Fakoya E.O., T.O.A. Banmeke, O.R. Ashimolowo and Fapojuwo O.E. (2010): Cassava Production and Poverty Eradication Among Crop Farmers in Ondo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Sustainable Development. Vol 2. No. 5. Pp. 67-72. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1724686
  6. O.R. Ashimolowo, A.K. Aromolaran, S.O. Inegbedion (2010). Child Street – Trading Activities and Its Effect on the Educational Attainment of Its Victims in Epe Local Government Area of Lagos State. Journal of Agriculture Science. Vol. 2. No. 4. Pp. 211-219.  Published by Canadian Centre of Science and Education.http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jas/article/view/8413/6234
  7. Fashina, O.O., Ashimolowo, O.R., and Oluwalana, O (2009): Children involvement in household livelihood activities in the Rural Areas of Ogun State.  International Journal of Applied tropical Agriculture.  Vol. 14., Nos 1 &2.  Pp. 64-70  Published by School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Akure.
  8. Ashimolowo, O. R.  and Ojebiyi, W. G. (2009): Effect Of Peak Season Agricultural Activities On The Educational Performance Of Rural Children In Odeda Local Government Area Of Ogun State. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Home Management. Vol. 2, Nos 1. Pp. 1-18. Published by the College of Agriculture, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro Campus.
  9. Ashimolowo, O.R. (2009):  Values placed on the roles of the girl-child and her level of empowerment in selected agrarian communities in Nigeria.  Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Home Management.  Vol. 2, Nos 1. Pp. 168-181. Published by the College of Agriculture, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro Campus.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND ACTIVITIES

  1. Assistant Post Graduate Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 2008-
  2. Member, Planning Committee of Three Decades of Extension , University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2007 –
  3. Member, Post JAMB Screening Committee, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. (2007)
  4. Member, Gender Mainstreaming Committee, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 2007-
  5. Advisor for 200 level students, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 2007 –
  6. Member, Welfare Committee, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 2006-
  7. Member, Planning Committee, Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria Conference held at University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria. 2006

Journal Publications

  1. Ashimolowo O.R. and Akinbile L.A. (2008): “Protection Practices influencing girl-child level of empowerment in selected agrarian communities in Nigeria. Asset international Journal in press  http://www.unaab.edu.ng/asset/articlesByIssue.php
  2. Ashimolowo, O.R. and Akinbile, L.A. (2008): “Values placed on the role of the girl-child and her level of empowerment in selected agrarian communities in Nigeria Journal of Tourism, hospitality and home management – in press
  3. Ashimolowo, O.R. and Akinbile, L.A. (2008); “Socio-cultural factors affecting girl-child empowerment in selected agrarian communities in Nigeria, Journal of Annals of Child and youth Studies. Vol. 3(1) 1-10 2007
  4. Ashimolowo, O.R., Akinbile, L.A. and Awojulu, R.T. (2007); “Use of indigenous knowledge in rice production in Ewekoro LGA of Ogun State. Journal of Agricultural Extension. Vol. 10 Pp. 189-203. 2006  http://www.msnusers.com/aeson/aesonpublications
  5. Adeokun, O.A. and Ashimolowo, O.R. (2007): “factors influencing adoption of fisherman innovation by artisanal fisherman in coastal area of Ogun State, Nigeria Journal of applied Science Research. Parkistan Vol. 211, Pp. 966-979
  6. Ashimolowo, O.R., Lawal-Adebowale, O.A., Sodiya, C.I. and Osamiluyi, B.O. (2006): “Sedentarisation and Livelohoods: The sace of Fulani women in Abeokuta North, Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Social development in Africa. Vol 21. No. 2 pp. 103-118
  7. Akibile, L.A., Ashimolowo, O.R and M.A. Oladoja (2006): “Rural Youth Participation in Infrastructural development of Ibarapa East LGA of Oyo State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology. Vol. 6 Nos 1&2. Pp.40-48
  8. Akinbile, L.A., Akinwale, J.A. and Ashimolowo, O.R. (2006): determinants of Productivity level among rice farmers in Obafemi-Owode LGA of Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of New Seeds. Haworth Food and Agricultural products Press USA. Vol. 8 No. 4 pp 79-89. http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a902797934.
  9. Apantaku, S.O. and Ashimolowo, O.R. (2006): use of Participatory extension Methods by extension Agents in Ogun State, Nigeria. Bowen Journal of Agriculture, Vol. 3 (20 Pp. 118-128  http://ajol.info/index.php/bja/article/view/41913
  10. Ashimolowo, O.R. and Busari, M.A. (2006): “ Social Impact assessment of Cement pollution among  small scale farmer in cement production areas of Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of agricultural Ext.. Vol. 9 Pp.142-149  http://www.msnusers.com/aeson/aesonpublications
  11. Sodiya, C.I.,  Ashimolowo, O.R., Lawal-adebowale, O.A., and Adamu, C.O(2006): “Analysis of the roles and selected activities of Fulani Women among Sedentary Pastoral Households in Ogun State. The Ogun Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol. 9, pp. 49-60, 2005
  12. Oladaspo, M.O. and Ashimolowo, O.R. (2005): “Retail market integration of plantain an banana in Enugu State. Nigeria Journal of horticultural Science. Vol. 10 Pp.99-104
  13. Adeokun, M.O. and Ashimolowo,  O.R. Oladoja, M.A. and B.O. Adisa (2004): “Involvement in the production of small domestic ruminants in Ijebu North LGA of Ogun State, Nigeria. African Journal of Livestock extension. Vol. 3 Pp. 50-54.

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