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AYINDE Adefunke Fadilat Olawunmi 

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Dr. Ayinde, Adefunke Fadilat O. is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Administration, College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). The Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, FUNAAB, awarded her B. Agric., M. Agric. (Agric. Communication), and Ph.D. Before joining FUNAAB in 2011, she worked with women groups as a Frontline Extension Officer with the Women-in-Agriculture component of Ogun State Agricultural Development Programme (OGADEP) for 15 years, covering over 46,000 farming families in Ilugun Block, Abeokuta Zone and Someke Block, Ikenne Zone.

 

In 2017, Dr. Ayinde did her post-doc as a Cohort 3 fellow of CIRCLE (Climate Impact Research and Capacity Leadership Enhancement); a 1-year Climate Change fellowship sponsored by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), UK in collaboration with the African Academy of Sciences, UK Aids (DFID), Natural Resource Institute, and Vitae (a professional development organisation in the UK) to carry out a study on ‘Adaptation of Arable Crop Farmers to Climate Variability in Rain Forest and Derived Savanah Ecosystems of Nigeria’ at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. This afforded her the privilege of attending scientific and capacity-building events such as Writing and Induction Workshop at the AAS in 2017, Post-Fellowship Workshops at the AAS in 2018, presentation of research outcomes at the Climate Adaptation at a 2018 Conference organised by National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF), University of Griffith, Melbourne, Australia. During the CIRCLE fellowship, she also won another scholarship sponsored by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the INterdisciplinaryCLimateINvestigationcEnter (INCLINE), Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences (IAG) and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) to participate in a twin event; a 2-week Climate training (Scientific Basis, Adaptation, Vulnerability, and Mitigation) and conference at the University de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil in 2018, where she presented her preliminary CIRCLE research findings. Meanwhile, in 2016, she had won ACU Early Career Academic Grants scheme to attend an international conference in Cape Town.

Dr. Ayinde was invited to contribute to a discussion on private sector participation in NDC-aligned activities in agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa titled ‘Private Sector Finance for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa (PRINDCISSA): Workshop on Adaptation Finance in Agriculture’ hosted by SouthSouthNorthOrganisation in Cape Town in 2018. Recently, she was the Southwest Coordinator of Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme Ex-pillar 4 (CAADP XP4) Project, focusing on Strengthening Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technologies, Innovations, and Management Practices (TIMPs) knowledge to facilitate the uptake and integration of CSA-TIMPs into policy and practice among key stakeholders. The project was implemented by the Nigerian Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (NIFAAS) with the support of the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), Global Forum for Rural Advisory Service (GFRAS), EU, and IFAD. Currently, she is a collaborator in climate change research (NRF 2020 EWS) sponsored by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). She was a recipient of TETFUND scholarship to attend the International Conference of Sustainable Livelihoods and Development Network for Africa, (SLIDEN Africa) held at the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana in 2012. Earlier in 2008 she was a supervisor in DM 2008; Global Development Marketplace Sustainable Agriculture for Development which was sponsored by the World Bank.

To date, she has participated in 3 international Commissioned projects, attended 5 international (Australia, Brazil, South Africa, and Ghana) and numerous local conferences, several training programmes in Nigeria, many of which she was the resource person. Dr. Ayinde has 34 local and international journal articles, numerous refereed conference proceedings, and technical papers to her credit. Since her assumption of duty in FUNAAB, she has taught or participated in teaching 21 courses at Undergraduate, PGD and postgraduate levels. She has also supervised 38 undergraduates and co-supervised 2 Masters students and 1 PhD student. Presently, she is supervising/co-supervising 9 Masters students at various stages of completion. Her research interest includes Agricultural Administration, Agricultural Communication, Rural Development, Adaptation of Arable Crops to Climate Variability, Group Dynamics, Leadership Enhancement, and Gender issues in agriculture.

She is a member of different professional bodies in Nigeria and abroad. She is a reviewer of two international journals {Environment, Development and Sustainability Journal (ENVI) published by Springer as well as Journal of Climate Change and Sustainability (JCCS) published by Kenya Meteorological Society, Kenya} and the FUNAAB University Journal (Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Creative Arts; JHSSCA). Dr. Ayinde holds different positions of responsibilities in her within the University, and the community at large.

Dr. Ayinde is a humanitarian activist, public commentator, and gender advocate. She was a member of the Think-tank Group on policy for the incoming governor of Ogun State (Senator Ibikunle Amosun) in 2011. She is a recipient of a letter of commendation by her College (Faculty) and a couple of awards in recognition of her contribution to developing the College Proposal for FUNAAB 2020 Strategic Plan and her selflessness in society respectively.

(a) PhD 2011
(b) M. Agric. 2005
(c) B. Agric. 1994

Completed Projects
1 CAADP XP4: Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme Ex-pillar 4 (CAADP XP4) Project on Strengthening Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), Technologies, Innovations and Management Practices (TIMPs) Knowledge. The project was won and implemented by Foresight and Climate-Smart Agriculture Work group of the NIFAAS with the support of African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), Global Forum for Rural Advisory Service (GFRAS), EU and IFAD; Worth of grant = $25,665.00. 2021
2 ACU-UK: Adaptation of Arable Crop Farmers to Climate Variability in Derived Savanah Ecosystems. Through a scholarship by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), UK in association with African Academy of Sciences, January to December. Adaptation of Arable Crop Farmers to Climate Variability in Rain Forest and Derived Savanah Ecosystems of Nigeria; Worth of grant = $48, 000. 2017
3 DM 2008: Using cassava waste to feed goats in Nigeria. Project 4345. Global Development Marketplace Sustainable Agriculture for Development. Sponsored by the World Bank; September. Project worth = USD 170, 000. 2011
(ii) Research In Progress
a) TETFUND Scholarship: NRF 2020 EWS Climate Change Research sponsored by Tertiary Education Trust Fund. Project No: NRF/CC/EHU/00009. Project Worth = ₦24 million.

(a) Nigerian Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (NIFAAS)
(b) Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON)
(c) Rural Sociological Association (RuSAN)
(d) Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)
(e) Sustainable Livelihoods and Development Network for Africa
(SLIDEN AFRICA)

  • Sustainable Livelihoods and Development in Africa.  International Conference on Sustainable Livelihoods and Development of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Development Network for Africa (SLIDEN Africa) held at University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana; November 26th-30th, 2012.
  • Challenges and Approaches to Sustainable Rural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. 21st Annual National Congress of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) held at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria; October 7-11, 2012.
  • The Roots (and Tubers) of Development and Climate Change. 16th International Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC) held at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria; September 23- 28, 2012.

1) Ayinde, A. F. O. (2011).Analysis of Ageing Farming Population and Agricultural Productivity among Cassava Farmers in Ogun and Ekiti States, Nigeria. Unpublished PhD Thesis (Agricultural Extension and Rural Development), Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
2) Ayinde, A. F. O. (2005).An Appraisal of the Sustainability of Women Groups in Ogun State Agricultural Development Programme (OGADEP). Unpublished M. Agric. Dissertation (Agricultural Communications), Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

(i) Journal Articles in Print
+*1. Ayinde, A. F. O.,Ayansina, S. O., Ibrahim, S. B. and Oyebode, D. R. (2021). Nexus between Job Stress and Employees Retention in the Agricultural Development Programmes: Evidence from Oyo State Agricultural Development Programme. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 14 (1): 59-73. DOI: https://ejesm.org/doi/v14i1.5

*2. Ayinde, A. F. O.,Akerele, D., Isaac, A. J., Adekanmbi, A. A., and Alarima C. I. (2020). Effect of Postharvest Losses and Economic Welfare of Leafy Vegetable Farmers’ Households in Ojo Local Government Area, Lagos State, Nigeria.Faman Journal, 20 (1): 1-13.

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+*3 Ayinde, A. F. O., Adebayo, O. A., Umunna, M. O., and Ibrahim, A. O. (2020). Agricultural Extension Services and Farm Input Supply Linkage in Ogun State, Nigeria. Scientific Papers Series:Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 20 (3): 119 – 124. Published by the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Romania. url:
AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICES AND FARM INPUT SUPPLY LINKAGE IN OGUN STATE, NIGERIA (usamv.ro)

+*4. Ayinde, A. F. O., Johnston, P. A., Olujimi O. O. and Dasgupta P. (2020). Does cassava-based Farmers’ sociodemographic characteristics and perception predict adaptation strategies to climate variability in rain forest and derived savannah ecosystems of Nigeria? Developing Country Studies, 10 (11): 38 – 46. Published by the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE). New York, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.7176/DCS/10-11-04

*5. Akerele, D., Ayinde, A. F. O., Alabi, K. J. and Ogunmola, O. O. (2020). Tigernut Consumption in Ogun State, Nigeria: Socioeconomic drivers and implications for consumer marketing. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 10 (1): 29 – 39. Published by the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE). EconPapers: Tigernut Consumption in Ogun State, Nigeria: Socioeconomic Drivers and Implications for Consumer Marketing (repec.org)

*6 Alarima, C. I., Atata, S. N., Aromolaran, A. K., Ayansina, S. O., Awotunde, J. M., Fapojuwo, O. E. Ayinde, A. F. O. and Fashola Y. A. (2020). Rural Road and Marketing of Agricultural Produce: A Case Study of Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. FUDMA Journal of Sciences, 4 (2), 545 – 551. Publishedby Faculty of Sciences, University of Dutsinma. https://doi.org/10.33003/fjs-2020-0402-182

*7. Ayinde, A. F. O.,Fapojuwo, O. E., Soetan, A. A., Suleiman, M. O. and Adeyinka, A. O. (2020). Effects of social media on researchers’ attitude to work at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension, 24 (1): 12 -22. Published by the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria.https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jae/article/view/195662

*8. Alarima, A. C., Aromolaran A. A., Fapojuwo F. O., Ayinde, A. F. O., Masunaga M.T., Wakatsuki W.T. (2020). Effect of information sources on farmers’ adoption of Sawah eco-technology in Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension, 24 (1): 64 -74. Published by the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria. https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jae/article/view/192812

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+*9. Ayansina, S. O., Obayelu, E. A. and Ayinde, A. F. O. (2020). Employees-employers’ Psychological Contract Fulfilment and Organizational Performance in Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture, Nigeria. Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies, 4 (8): 4 – 20. Published by the Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED), Nairobi, Kenya. PDF-Ayansina-et-al-Contract-Fulfilment-and-Organizational-Performance-in-Nigeria.pdf (cedred.org)

*10. Oose, M. O., Ayinde, A. F. O., Joshua, Y., Onabanjo, O. O. and Audi, M. K. (2020). Evaluation of Teacher Corps’ Utilization of N-Power Teach Mobile Device for Teaching and Learning in Ogun State, Nigeria. Faman Journal, 20 (1): 68 – 78.
*11. Bolarinwa, K. K., Ayinde A. F. O. and Bolarinwa H. K. (2020). Utilization of information communication technology in learning and teaching of agricultural science in Ogun State, Nigeria. Al-HikmahJournal ofArts and SocialSciences Education. Published by theDepartment of Arts and social Sciences, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin 2 (1): 127 -137.
*12. Soetan A. A., Apantaku O. S., Abdulsalam-Saghir P. B, and Ayinde A. F. O. (2019). Participation of people with disabilities in agricultural activities in Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Arts, 14: 63 -77. Published by the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
*13. Adekanmbi, A. A., Adia O. D., Ayinde A. F. O. and Oyedepo E. O. (2019). Determinants of Rural Households’ Food Insecurity Status in South-West, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 15 (1): 127-133. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo, Nigeria. http://www.njafe.com/CurrentIssuesNN.html

*14. Akerele, D., Ayinde, A. F. O.,Ezeonyekwelu, V. andOladeinde, K. B. (2018): Awareness, Attitude and Consumption Intention towards Sustainable Foods in Nigeria: Evidence from a Rural Area of Ogun State, Nigeria. Agricultural Economics and Research Extension Studies (AGEERS). Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Studies, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt. Vol. 6 (2): 63-74.
+**15. Arowolo, A. O., Ibrahim, S. B., Sanusi, M. M., Ayinde, A. F. O. and Sheleru, K. M. (2018). Households’ cooking Energy and determinants of Transition to Non-Biomass Fuels in rural Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 20 (1): 127 -145. Published by Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania.
http://www.jsd-africa.com/Jsda/Vol20No1%20Spring%202018/2-%20EnvironmentalInfrastructureLand-Use/Households%20Cooking%20Energy%20Preferences%20and%20Determinants_Aisha%20%20Arowolo.pdf

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**16. Ayinde, A. F. O., Oyeyinka, R. A., Ayansina, S. O., Bolarinwa, K. K. and Adenipebi, A. A. (2018). Effect of In-Service Training on Job Performance of Frontline Extension Officers of Ogun State Agricultural Development Programme (OGADEP), Nigeria. Agricultural Economics and Research Extension Studies (AGEERS), 6 (1): 13 -24. Published by Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt.
http://www.uniport.edu.ng/publications/pub1/journals/496-agricultural-economics-and-extension-research-studies-ageers.html

**17. Ayinde, A. F. O., Oyeyinka, R. A., Abiona, B. G. and Adekoya G. A. (2018). Assessment of the Productivities of Cooperative Fish Farmers in Ijebu North Local Government, Ogun State, Nigeria. Agricultural Economics and Extension Studies. Agricultural Economics and Research Extension Studies (AGEERS), 6 (1): 68 -77. Published by Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt. http://www.uniport.edu.ng/publications/pub1/journals/496-agricultural-economics-and-extension-research-studies-ageers.html

**18. Ayinde, A. F. O., Bolarinwa, K. K., Sanusi, R. A. and Ajao, H. O. (2018). Factors affecting Agricultural Teachers’ Work Attitude in Selected Secondary Schools: A Case of Abeokuta-South and Sagamu Local Government Areas, Ogun State, Nigeria. FUDMA Journal of Science, 2 (2): 233 -243. Published by Faculty of Science, Federal University, Dutsinma. http://journal.fudutsinma.edu.ng/index.php/fjs/article/view/214

**19. Abiona, B. G., Adeogun, S. O., Oyeyinka, R. A., Bolarinwa, K. K., Ayinde, A. F. O., Ayansina, S.O., Ajayi, M. T., Fapojuwo, O. E. and Adeosun, O. N. (2017): Determinants of Agricultural Employee’s Job Performance. Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology Published by the Nigerian Rural Sociology Association. 17 (2): 71 – 76. Vol 17,2 edition format.pdf (rusan.org.ng)https://doi.org/10.22004/ag.econ.287590

**20. Ayinde, O. E, Adejumo, A. O, Oloyede, A. O, Ibrahim, H. K. and Ayinde, A. F. O. (2017). Impact of Village Alive Development Initiative on Farming Households Productivity in Kwara State: A Comparative Analysis. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 7(1): 36 – 44. Published by the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economics. http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/268443/files/Volume%207%281%29R_Ayinde.pdf

**21. Ayinde, A. F. O., Awotunde, J. M., Ladebo, O. J. and Dipeolu, A. O. (2017). Ageing Population Pattern among Cassava Farmers in South-Western Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Extension (NJAE), 18 (4): 17 – 26. Published by the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS). https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jae/issue/view/16561

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**22. Ambali, O. I., Idowu, A. O. and Ayinde, A. F. O. (2016). Motivating Factors and Determinants of Job Satisfaction among Poultry Workers in Yewa Division of Ogun State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 6 (1): 31 -39.Published by the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economics. http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/267976/files/Journal%20cover%20VOL%206%20%281%29%20.pdf

**23. Sanusi, R. A., Ashaolu, O. F., Akogun, C. O. and Ayinde, A. F. O. (2016). Effect of Poverty on Production Efficiency of Vegetable Farming Households in Ogun State, Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 6 (1): 65 – 80. Published by the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economics. http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/267990/files/Volume%206%20%281%29R_Sanusi.pdf

**24. Bolarinwa K. K., Ayinde A. F. O., and Adeogun S. O., (2016). StressCopingStrategiesamongAgriculturalExtensionAgentsin Oyo State,Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension, 20 (1), 163 -172. Published by the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jae.v20i1.14

+**25. Ayinde, A. F. O., Awotunde, J. M., Omotayo, A. M. and Fabusoro, E. (2013). Assessment of Sustainability of Rural Women Groups in Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development, 10 (1): 23 – 29. Published by the Sustainable Livelihoods and Development of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Development Network for Africa. Available online at http://jsusdev.blogspot.com/2013/04/jsd-vol-9-nos-1-and-2-september-2012.html

+**26. Ayinde, A. F. O., Awotunde, J. M., Omotayo, A. M. and Adeoti, A. Y. A. (2008). Factors Affecting the Sustainability of OGADEP Women Groups in Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Extension Systems,24 (2): 91-102. Published by Extension Systems Foundation International, New Delhi, India. Available online at www.jesonline.org/current.htm

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