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AYODEJI Abiola Oyeboade 

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Ayodeji Abiola Oyeboade is currently an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Administration, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta. She joined the University as a Graduate Assistant in September 2019. Shortly after this, she attended a six- month internship programme at the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations headquarters in Rome, Italy. There she learnt how to provide empirical-based solutions for worldwide agricultural development interventions in a multicultural and diverse environment. Upon her return to the University and submission of her M.Sc certificate, she was upgraded to the position of an Assistant Lecturer. Abiola is actively involved in teaching, research, and undergraduate student supervision.
Abiola had primary and Secondary School Education in Oyo town, Peace Nursery and Primary School, and Federal Government Girls College Oyo, respectively. After, she proceeded to study Agricultural Administration at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria. She graduated as the best student in her department and entire College in 2015. She won a fully-funded Commonwealth Shared Scholarship to undergo her Master’s degree in Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture. While studying at Exeter, she served as the academic representative of her class, member of the Students- Staff Liaison Committee, and Biosciences council. Abiola graduated in 2019 as one of the top three in her class with a distinction. Abiola had her mandatory National Youth Service in 2017 at the Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria, where she served as a Research/Administrative Assistant.
She is a member of the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), and a graduate member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). Abiola is passionate about agricultural development, food security, and women’s empowerment.
Abiola currently has four publications, and some are under peer review. In addition, Mrs. Ayodeji has received several awards both locally and internationally. These include the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Award, University of Exeter’s Global Excellence Scholarship, University of Nottingham’s Developing Solutions and Dean’s Scholarship for Excellence, Award of Excellence by the Department of Agricultural Administration, FUNAAB, and so on.

M.Sc. Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture 2019
B.Agric. 2015
SSCE and NECO 2009

⦁ Research Interest: Food Security, Women’s Empowerment, Agricultural Development and Administration

⦁ Completed Research:
⦁ Influence of Rural Women’s Socioeconomic factors on household food security in Oyo State, Nigeria
⦁ Perceived Effect of Incentives on employee’s job commitment in Selected Small-Scale Farms, Ogun State, Nigeria
⦁ Effect of Occupational Stress on the Organisational Commitment of Academic Staff in Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

⦁ Research in Progress:
1. Effects of Staff Transfer on Employees’ Job Performance in Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR & T) Ibadan, Oyo State.

⦁ Award of Excellence by the Department of Agricultural Administration, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria in 2019 in celebration of its top-three best graduating students in its ten years of existence

⦁ Recipient of 2018/2019 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Award (fully funded) to study at the University of Exeter
⦁ Awarded Global Excellence Scholarship (2018/2019) to study Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Exeter
⦁ Awarded 2017/2018 Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship to study Human Resource Management and Organisation at the University of Nottingham
⦁ Awarded 2017/2018 Dean’s Scholarship for Excellence, Nottingham Business School to study MSc, Human Resource Management and Organisation
⦁ Best Graduating Student, College of Agricultural Management and Rural Development 2014/2015, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
⦁ Best Graduating Student, Department of Agricultural Administration 2014/2015, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

⦁ Departmental Academic Staff Secretary (AGAD) Jan. 2018-Date

⦁ Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) 2021 – Present
⦁ Young Professional for Agricultural Development (YPARD) 2018 – Present
⦁ Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) 2017 – Present

⦁ Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria Conference held at 26th – 30th April 2021 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State

⦁ Annual Research Review and Planning Meeting/NW Zonal 2017
⦁ REFILS Workshop held at Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), 2017
Zaria, Nigeria.
⦁ Annual Agroforestry Farming Systems Workshop held at IAR 2017
⦁ 50th Annual Review Meeting of Irrigation Research held at IAR 2017

⦁ Akindele Abiola Oyeboade (2019): Effect of Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture on Rural Household Food Security in Oyo State, Nigeria. Unpublished M.Sc. Thesis in the Department of Bioscience, University of Exeter, United Kingdom.

⦁ Akindele Abiola Oyeboade (2015): Determinants of Organisational Commitment in National Centre for Genetics and Biotechnology, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Unpublished Undergraduate Project, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
⦁ Published Articles:
⦁ Ayodeji, A.O., Rauf A.J., and Lobley M. (2021), Effect of Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture on Rural Households Food Security: A Case Study of Oyo State, Nigeria. Advances in Social Sciences Journal. 8(8). 600-615
⦁ Ayodeji, A.O., Rauf A.J., Fapojuwo, O.E., Joshua Y. and Alabi S.O. (2021), Constraints to Women Empowerment in Agriculture in Rural Farming Areas in Oyo State, Nigeria, Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria Conference held on the 26th – 30th April, 2021 (Conference Proceeding)
⦁ Fapojuwo, O.E., Ayodeji, A. O., Ajayi, M.T., Okubena, B.A. and Idris, O. (2021), Gender Analysis of Urban Vegetable Production in Ojo Local Government Area, Lagos State, Nigeria Conference held on the 26th – 30th April, 2021 (Conference Proceeding)
⦁ Alabi O.S., Fapojuwo O.E., Okubena B.A., Ayodeji A.O., and Babafemi P.A., Gender Analysis of Peoples’ Participation in Community Development Activities in Kwara State, Nigeria. Conference Paper presented at 30th Annual National Congress of Rural Sociological Association of Nigeria held on the 4 – 8th Oct. 2021.
⦁ Ayodeji A.O. and Rauf A.J. (Under peer-review). The Influence of Socio-Economic Characteristics of Women Farmers on Rural Household Food Security: Evidence from Oyo State, Nigeria

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