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Dixon Olutade Torimiro, PhD

Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

Dixon Olutade Torimiro (PhD) is a Federal Government Scholar and a full Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria since 2009. He headed the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development from 2006 to 2008, and Coordinated Pre-degree Programme from 2017 to 2019. He was a Visiting Scientist at Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada (2013), Contract Professor at the Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone (2013-2015), and 2016 ECOWAS-AAU Fellow at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, North West University, South Africa; and International Extension Scholar in Residence at the Ohio State University, Columbus, USA in 2019. He has won a good number of research and travel grants including CODESRIA, AAU/DFID, IDRC, and ESRC.

Prof. Torimiro was a member of the College of Research Associate, Institute of Natural Resources in Africa, United Nations University, Ghana in 2002. He also serves as Independent Evaluation Expert to European Commission (EC), Brussels, Belgium and Association of African Universities (AAU), Accra, Ghana. He is currently on the Board of Trustees, Crawford University, Igbesa, Nigeria and on the academic list of the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Gaborone. He is well-researched and published in the areas of Agricultural Extension and Rural Community Development. He is happily married to Mrs Mojisola Helen Torimiro and blessed with wonderful children.


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Professor Torimiro has won several awards over the years in his field of study.

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Professor Torimiro as a researcher in his field has also won several research grants.

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Professor Torimiro loves to travel. He has travelled home and abroad to attend several meetups and conferences.

Resources & Books

Some of the books I have authored or co-authored.

Development Initiatives

Some of the initiatives I founded or co-founded.

CYIAP network

Children and Youth in Agriculture Programme in Nigeria

Shekelsfield Nigeria Limited

Shekelsfield Nigeria Limited

Africa Center for Rural Youth Empowerment

Africa Center for Rural Youth Empowerment


60th Birthday Celebration - May 19th, 2022

Daughter's wedding photographs - Nov, 2022

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