Dixon Olutade Torimiro | Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

Conferences, seminars and workshops attended


  • Participant, Workshop on AKILIMO integration into E-Extension curriculum at Centre for Distance Learning, Obafemi Awolowo University, Moro. July 28, 2020.
  • Participant, 1st Association of African Universities (AAU) Virtual Quality Assurance in Higher Education Workshop. July 6, 2020.
  • Participant, Familiarisation with Moodle as a Learning Management System. Webinar Series, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. June 6, 2020.
  • Co-organiser and Presenter, 15th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CYIAP in Nigeria. Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria. March 9-12, 2020.

  • Participant, Sasakawa African Fund for Extension (SAFE) Capacity Building Workshop for Module Writing and Supervised Enterprise Project held at Cameron Hotel, Ile-Ife, from February, 27 to March 1, 2019.
  • Presenter, Re-awakening Academic Culture and Mentorship in OAU at the COR/ACE/TETfund Workshop Series 2019 on Re-engineering Grantsmanship and Research Culture in OAU held at ACE, OAU OAK- Park on April 11, 2019.
  • Presenter, Porterage Operation in Rural Markets: A Pivotal Link and Transformation Agricultural Commodities Transportation System in South-western Nigeria.1stAfrican-American International Transportation Conference held at Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA from October 29 to November 1, 2019.
  • Co-organiser, 2nd International Strategic Network Meeting of Sustainable Futures in Africa. Protea Hotels Select, Ikeja, Lagos. February 12-15, 2018.
  • Lead Presenter, OAU-Alexander Von Humboldt Kollegg conference on Gender in Science, Science for Society: Towards Research for Sustainable Society Development held at the Conference Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife from December 2 to 6, 2018.
  • Participant, Inaugural Meeting of Strategic Network on Sustainable Futures in Africa. University of Botswana, Gaborone. March 25-31, 2017.
  • Lead Presenter, 13th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CYIAP in Nigeria. University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. June1-3, 2016.
  • Participant, International Wireless Symposium (IWS) IEEE, 30 March to 1 April, 2015, Shenzen, China, April, 2015.
  • Participant, 12th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CYIAP in Nigeria. Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. July 6-9, 2015.
  • Guest Speaker/ Session Chair, Agriculture Research and Innovation Conference, Indaba Hotel, Fourways, Johanessburg, South Africa, from 22nd to 23rd October, 2014.
  • Participant, Southern Africa College of Agriculture Games. Neudam Campus, Namibia. July 5th to 12th 2014.
  • Participant, South African Universities’ Games. University of Zambia, Lusaka. December 12th to 20th 2014.
  • LOC Chairman, 10th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CYIAP in Nigeria. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. 11th – 14th March, 2013.
  • Participant, research/training meeting at Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada from April 28th – May 18th , 2013 as an Associate Researcher/Extension Specialist on NICAN Veg. Project.
  • LOC Member (Technical & Publication), AFAAS- Africa Wide Agricultural Extension Week. Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone from 8th to 10th of August, 2013.
  • Participant, Lesotho Country’s Independence Anniversary and Launching of Lesotho College of Agriculture Staff Sports Association, Maseru. September 27th to October 6th 2013.
  • Participant, a two-day conference on the theme strengthening the Relevance of African Higher Education Institutions to Development on 29 – 30 March 2012 at the Conference Hall of the Uganda Management Institute (UMI).
  • Co-organiser and Facilitator, Series of Workshops on ICTs for Farm Productivity organized for Young animators, extension workers and farmers in Nigeria and Botswana (Between December 2010 and May 2011.
  • Co-organiser and Facilitator, Series of Workshops on Popularization of Sunflowers among the smallholder farmers in Nigeria and Botswana (Between December 2010 and May 2011.
  • Facilitator, 1st International Conference on e-Agriculture for Farm Productivity and Poverty Alleviation in Africa held in Botswana College of Agriculture from September 27 to 29, 2011.
  • Participant, 2nd MRCI Workshop on “The Contribution of African Higher Education Institutions to Development and the Attainment of the MDGs: Experiences from the MRCI Projects” held at the Mensvic Hotel in Ghana, from Thursday 6th October to Friday 7th October, 2011.
  • Facilitator, State-wide Multi-Enterprises Empowerment Workshop. March 1, 2008. Apostolic Faith Auditorium, Ibala, Ilesha, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Facilitator, Workshop for Farm Assistants/ Attendants in the Teaching and Research Farm, Obafemi Awolowo University organized by the Staff Training & Development/ Industrial Relations Unit, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife held on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Ogunbanjo Community Hall, OAU, Ile-Ife.
  • Facilitator, A Two-Day Empowerment Workshop for Members of Staff Due to Retire Between 2008 and 2010 organized by the Staff Training & Development/ Industrial Relations Unit, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife held from Wednesday 2nd to Thursday 3rd July, 2008 at Oduduwa Hall Main Bowl, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
  • Facilitator, 1st Annual Workshop of the Universities’ Academic and Administrators of the Apostolic Faith in Nigeria. August 13, 2007. Crawford University, Faith City, Igbesa, Nigeria.
  • Co-organiser, 15th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association. August 13 -17, 2007. Bowen University, Iwo.
  • Participant, 1st Annual International Conference on “Nigeria in the 21st Century: Issues and Challenges” Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. September 5th -7th, 2007.
  • Co-organiser, 9th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CYIAP in Nigeria. Federal College Education (Special), Oyo, Nigeria. 26th -29th November, 2007..
  • Participant, 5th African Population Conference held at Arusha International Conference Centre, Arusha, Tanzania from 10 -14 December, 2007.
  • Facilitator, Capacity building and induction workshop for newly recruited agricultural extension officers into the Osun State Local Government Service Commission. Local Government Service Commission Auditorium, Osun State Secretariat, Abere, Osogbo. May 23 – 27, 2006.
  • Facilitator, One- day capacity building workshop on grantsmanship for academic staff of Crawford University. Council Chamber, Crawford University, Igbesa. July 31, 2006.
  • Participant, Training workshop on counseling skills. Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. September 28-31, 2006.
  • Co-organiser, 14th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association. University of Ado-Ekiti , Ekiti State. 7th – 10th November, 2006.
  • Co-organiser, 8th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CYIAP in Nigeria. University of Ilorin, Kwara State.27th -30th November, 2006.
  • Participant, Review Workshop for Multinational Working Group on Citizenship and Identity in Contemporary Africa. December 4-5, 2006. CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal.
  • Participant, Methodology Workshop for Multinational Working Group on Citizenship and Identity in Contemporary Africa. August, 2005. CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal.
  • Participant, 14th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association. Olabisi Onabanjo University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Yewa Campus, Ayetoro Ogun State, Nigeria. 7th – 10th November, 2005.
  • Co-organiser, 7th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CIAP in Nigeria.Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. December 12-14, 2005.
  • Participant, 7th National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. 2004.
  • Participant, 1st Southwest Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria Workshop, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iyewa Campus, Ogun State. December 1, 2004.
  • Participant, 2004 Session of Child and Youth Studies Institute, CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal. October 4-29.
  • Co-organiser, 6th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CIAP in Nigeria. Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin, Lagos State. October 13 – 16, 2003.
  • Participant, International Training Workshop for Rural Youth Leaders. Bavarian Farmers’ Union Training Centre, Herrsching, Germany (Sponsored by German Government under the patronage of FAO). June 26-July 12, 2002.
  • Co-organiser, 5th National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CIAP in Nigeria. Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan. December 12-14, 2002.
  • Participant, 6th National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, Zaranda Hotel, Bauchi. August 19-21, 2001.
  • Participant, 5th National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. April 10-12, 2000.
  • Participant, 3rd National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CIAP in Nigeria. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu. June 26 –30, 2000.
  • Participant, 10th National Conference of Nigerian Rural Sociological Association. Obafemi Awolowo University, February 2-10, 2000.
  • Co-organiser, International Roundtable Conference on Youth, Agriculture and Development in Africa. Nigeria Institute of Oceanography and Marine Research, Victoria Island, Lagos (Sponsored by CTA Netherlands). August 1 – 7, 1999.
  • Co-organiser, 2nd National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CIAP in Nigeria. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 3 – 7 May, 1999.
  • Participant, Annual National Conference of Agricultural Economists. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. 1999.
  • Participant, 4th National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, University of Agriculture, Makurdi. June 16-19, 1998.
  • Participant, 1st National Research Conference and Network Meeting of CIAP in Nigeria, Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, 23 – 26 March, 1998.
  • Participant, Conference on Educational Development in Ogun State, Gateway Hotel, Ota, Nigeria September 24-26, 1998.
  • Participant, 3rd National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. March 4-6, 1997.Participant, 1st National Research Network on Pilferage in Agriculture in Agriculture in Nigeria. Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye. November 13-16, 1996.
  • Co-organiser, Annual National Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria. Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye. April 1-4, 1996.