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Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

Work Experience with dates


  1. Professor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Ile-Ife (October 1, 2009 to date).
  2. 2019 Visiting International Extension Scholar - in - Residence, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA, (November 15 - 22, 2019).
  3. Coordinator, Pre-degree Programme & Member of Management, Centre for Distance Learning, Obafemi Awolowo University, Moro Campus. (October 3, 2017 to September 30, 2019).
  4. Visiting Professor (ECOWAS-AAU Fellowship), Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, North West University, Mafikeng Campus, South Africa, (July 11-29, 2016).
  5. Professor (Contract), Department of Agricultural Economics, Education & Extension, Botswana College of Agriculture, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana (June 3, 2013-June 30, 2015).
  6. Visiting Scientist (as Associate Researcher/Extension Specialist on NICAN Veg. Project) at Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (April 28-May 18, 2013).
  7. Visiting Researcher, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria. (2011-2012).
  8. Visiting Associate Professor (Sabbatical), Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension, Federal University of Technology, Akure (2008-2009).
  9. Reader/Associate Professor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Ile-Ife (October 1, 2006 - September, 2009).
  10. Acting Head, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (August 1, 2006 - July 31, 2008)
  11. Senior Lecturer, Obafemi Awolowo University, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Ile-Ife (October 1, 2003 -September 30, 2006).
  12. Lecturer I (Regrading), Obafemi Awolowo University, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Ile-Ife (December 1, 1999 - September 30, 2003).
  13. Lecturer II, Obafemi Awolowo University, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Ile-Ife (March 16, 1999 - December 1, 1999).
  14. Lecturer II, Ogun State University (Now Olabisi Onabanjo University), Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Ago-Iwoye. (October 1, 1998 – March 14, 1999).
  15. Assistant Lecturer, Ogun State University (Now Olabisi Onabanjo University), Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Ago-Iwoye. (February 6, 1995 – October 1, 1998).
Other work experience:
  1. Part-time Lecturer/Project Supervisor, Lagos State Polytechnic School of Agriculture, Ikorodu. (1993 – 1995)
  2. Clerical Assistant, Federal Ministry of Employment, Labour & Productivity, T.T.O., Onike-Yaba, Lagos. (1982 –1983)
  3. Sales Assistant, UTC Hardware Dept. Broad Street, Lagos. (1981 – 1982)
Courses Taught or Co-taught at Undergraduate and Graduate Levels
S/No. Code Title Roles
1 AXR 401 On-farm demonstration Lead & Co-taught
2 AXR 402 Extension Records Lead & Co-taught
3 AXR 503 Social Psychology in Extension Lead & Co-taught
4 AXR 504 Leadership and Group Dynamics in Extension Lead & Co-taught
5 AXR 505 Supervision and Administration in Extension Lead & Co-taught
6 AXR 511 Agricultural Extension Communication and Methods Lead & Co-taught
7 AXR 512 Organisation of Youth and Women Programme Lead & Co-taught
8 AXR 515 Introductory Agro-industrial Extension Lead & Co-taught
9 AXR 601 Rural Community Organisation Lead & Co-taught
10 AXR 603 Application of Sociology to Rural Problems Lead & Co-taught
11 AXR 609 Comparative Extension Education Lead & Co-taught
12 AXR 612 Intermediate Sociological Theory Lead & Co-taught
13 AXR 615 Leadership in Community Programmes Lead & Co-taught
13 AXR 620 Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development Lead & Co-taught
Graduate Student Supervision/Mentorship
By Research:
  1. Kehinde Ojo (2020) Assessment of University Agricultural Students’ Involvement in Agribusiness in Osun State, Nigeria. M.S.c, Thesis
  2. Sanni, Ibrahim (2020) Assessment of In-School Youths’ Involvement in Animal Rearing Activities in Kebbi State, Nigeria. PhD Thesis
  3. Akinduro, A. T. (2019) Factors Associated with Youths’ Involvement in Aged Crop Farmers’ Farm Resources Management Practices in Ondo State, Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  4. Sanni, Ibrahim (2019) Farm Youth Involvement in Cattle Rearing Activities in Kebbi State, Nigeria. PhD Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).Course Works in Progress.
  5. Adebo, O.T. (2018) Determination of Farm Succession Plan among Aged Crop Farmers in Ogun State, Southwest, Nigeria M.Sc. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  6. Sanni, Ibrahim (2018) Determinants of Farm Succession Plan among Aged Cattle Rearers in Kebbi State, Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  7. Oluyaire, B. (2018), Assessment of social media usage in agricultural information dissemination among farm youth in rural communities of Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  8. Sibanda, C. M. (2015), Factors contributing to the students’ performance in the Botswana General Certificate of secondary education [BGCSE] agriculture examinations from 2007- 2011. The University of Botswana Graduate Studies department. Gaborone. Botswana M.Sc. Thesis (Agricultural Education). Department of Agricultural Economics, Education and Extension (AEE). Co-Supervised with Hulela, K. and Marumo, D. M.
  9. Sebeso, D. (2014), Effects of a Computer Assisted Teaching methods on students’ performance in agriculture: a Quasi–experimental study. The University of Botswana Graduate Studies department. Gaborone. Botswana M.Sc. Thesis (Agricultural Education). Department of Agricultural Economics, Education and Extension (AEE). Co-Supervised with Hulela, K. and Marumo, D. M. and Bulala, Tapela.
  10. Malik, B.M. (2012), Effects of rural-urban migration on migrant youth livelihood in Oyo State, Nigeria- Ph.D. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  11. Famuyiwa, B. S. (2012), Assessment of environmental hazards associated with cocoa farming in Nigeria - Ph.D. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  12. Adekunmi, A.O. (2011) Effect of United Nation’s Development Programme’s Micro- Credit Scheme on Rural Employment Generation in Osun State, Nigeria - Ph.D. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology) Co-Supervised
  13. Aladekomo, Folasade (2011) Effectiveness of the utilization of ethno-veterinary practices in rearing sheep and goats among rural households in Osun State, Nigeria - Ph.D. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  14. Ayinde, J.O. (2011), Assessment of community based youth organization involved in rural development in Osun State, Nigeria. - Ph.D. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  15. Alao, Gbenga, (2010) Assessment of socio-cultural factors influencing under- cultivation of selected locally available trees and spices in Osun State, Nigeria - Ph.D. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology)
  16. Okorie, V.O. (2009) Participation of sedentary Fulani youth in community development in Osun State, Nigeria. M.Phil. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  17. Famuyiwa, B.S. (2008) Perception of HIV/AIDS prevention strategies among the youth in farming communities of Osun State, Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  18. Ojubanire, M.O. (2007) Assessment of rural youth movement from farming to transportation sector in Osun State. M.Sc. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  19. Oluborode, A. A. (2005) Production needs of rural youth for sustainable crop farming in Ogun State, Nigeria. M.Sc. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
  20. Malik, B.M. (2004) Role performance of parents in the development of youths in rural communities of Oyo State, Nigeria. M.Phil. Thesis (Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology).
Undergraduate Supervision: Over 125
CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
  1. Exploring AgIP for Farm Succession Planning Job Creation, Agricultural Productivity and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria.
  2. Mitigating the Implementation Gap in Environmental Initiatives through Community Engagement and Public Pedagogies in Botswana, Uganda, Malawi and Nigeria (CSPE) in partnership with University of Glasgow, UK.