Flyer - Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria AESON conference coming up in April 2017 [ Deadline for submission of Abstracts now January 31st, 2017]

Theme: Mainstreaming Entrepreneurship in Agricultural Extension Practice in Nigeria [NB: Deadline for submission of abstracts now January 31st, 2017]

Highlights:

Best Poster Paper Award

Best Paper Presenter Award

Networking & Collaboration Link Initiation

Funding Opportunities Enlightenment

Date: 23rd – 26th April, 2017

Time: 10:00a.m Prompt

Venue: Ebitim Banigo Hall, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

 

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Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria AESON conference coming up in April 2017 [ Deadline for submission of Abstracts now January 31st, 2017]

 

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1. Member, Agbala Social Laboratory Project (SLaP). An initiative of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (May 26, 2005 till date)

2. Team Leader, Participatory Research with rural dwellers in Agbala community of Owerri North local government area of Imo State, Nigeria (May 26 – June, 2005)

3. Member, Board of Trustees, Tapas Research Institute, Imo State, Nigeria (2006 till date)

4. Peer Review Panel member, International Journal of Educational and Development using ICT, West Indies (2007 till date)

5. Peer Review Panel, Journal of Human Ecology, Kre Publishers, India, India (2007 till date)

6. Peer Review Panel, Journal of Social Sciences, Kre Publishers, India (2007 till date)

7. Peer Review Panel, ANSINET Journals, Pakistan (2007 till date)

8. Garden based learning project: Personal outreach to schools in Rivers State (2007 till date)

9. Training Programme Curriculum For Trainees Of The School To Land Authority, Port  Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Prepared for school to land authority, port harcourt, rivers state, Nigeria. February 2010

10. South-South Zonal Coordinator, Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), August 2010 till date

11. Participant, training on how to use the Research Professional Africa Platform to access funding. Held at Research Professional Africa Office, Cape Town, South Africa, July 24 to July 26, 2012

12. Platform Administrator, Research Africa, Cape Town, South Africa to administer the research platform of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. April 19 till date.

13. Facilitator, training on how to use the Research Professional Africa Platform to access funding, January 9, 2013 at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

14. Facilitator, training on how to use the Research Professional Africa Platform to access funding, held on February 6, 2013 at Afrihub building, Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria

15. Team member, Participatory Needs Assessment on Umuri Autonomous community in Imo State, Nigeria (December, 4, 2004)

16. Member, Agbala Social Laboratory Project (SLaP). An initiative of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (May 26, 2005 till date)

17. Team Leader, Participatory Research with rural dwellers in Agbala community of Owerri North local government area of Imo State, Nigeria (May 26 – June, 2005)

18. Member, Board of Trustees, Tapas Research Institute, Imo State, Nigeria (2006 till date)

19. Peer Review Panel member, International Journal of Educational and Development using ICT, West Indies (2007 till date)

20. Peer Review Panel, Journal of Human Ecology, Kre Publishers, India, India (2007 till date)

21. Peer Review Panel, Journal of Social Sciences, Kre Publishers, India (2007 till date)

22. Peer Review Panel, ANSINET Journals, Pakistan (2007 till date)

23. Facilitator, training on how to use the Research Professional Africa Platform to access funding, held on February 6, 2013 at Enugu State University of Technology, Agbani, Enugu State, Nigeria

24. Facilitator, training on how to produce high quality cassava flour for confectioneries held on January 30, 2013 at Rumuekini town hall

 

EXTERNAL EXAMINER/MODERATOR

1. North West University, Mafikeng, South Africa (PhD and MSc) [2010 till date]

2. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Post Graduate Diploma and Masters) [2010 till date]

3. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Undergraduates) [2013 – 2014]

4. Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State, Nigeria (NCE Technical) [2008 -2010]

5. University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria (Undergraduates) 2015 till date

6. University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria (PostGraduates) 2016 till date

7. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria (PostGraduates) 2016 till date

EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC STAFF

1. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State, Nigeria. Assessment of a staff for Chief Lecturer position

 

1. Field Supervisor, Landscaping & Beautification Project, Risonpalm Limited Lowland Oil Palm Project, Elebele-Yenagoa, Formerly Rivers State now Bayelsa State. Sponsored by the European Union, September to November, 1995

2. Resource person, Training workshop on work ethics and management for Executive Officers of the 27 local government areas in Imo State, Nigeria, November 2003

3. Resource person, Training workshop on Enterprise development for women cooperatives in south eastern Nigeria organized by Forward Africa, a Non-Governmental Organization for Rural Development, held at The Good Shepherd Women Centre, Uzi Layout, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria from 2nd to 4th December.

4. Participant, Training workshop on Cassava Baseline survey at International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) at High Rainfall station, Onne, Rivers State (January, 2004)

5. Participant, Field survey on Cassava Mosaic Diseases, sponsored by International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) – covered Cross River and Akwa Ibom States (March 2004)

6. Resource person, Training workshop for staff of Rural development and Economic Centre (RUDEC), Umuokanne, Ohaji local government area, Imo State (17 to 20 August, 2004)

7. Establishment of Rural Development and Economic Centre (RUDEC), a one hectare farmland area at Umuokanne, Ohaji LGA, Imo State, Nigeria (April to July, 2004), enterprises covered – snail farm, cassava farm, maize farm, plantain farm, melon, leafy vegetables.

8. Trained staff of RUDEC on the economic importance of Cooking banana and other Musa species

9. Conducted and prepared feasibility report for Rural Development and Economic center, an initiative of Forward Africa enterprises covered – snail farm, cassava farm, plantain farm, oil palm, fish farm (July 2004)

10. Conducted and prepared feasibility report for J.K Farms, Owerri – enterprises covered included Cassava processing factory for chips and pellets for export; Honey bee farm, Snail farm and cassava farm (August, 2004)

11. Team member, Participatory Needs Assessment on Umuri Autonomous community in Imo State, Nigeria (December, 4, 2004)

12. Conducted and prepared feasibility report for K. K Farms, Ikembara, Ikeduru LGA, Imo State – enterprises covered – pineapple orchard, oil palm, cassava, plantain/banana, snail farm, fish farm, erosion control, bee farm (January, 2005)

13. Establishment of K. K. Farms, a ten hectare land area at Ikembara, Ikeduru LGA, Imo State (January to March, 2005) – enterprises covered – pineapple orchard, oil palm, cassava, plantain/banana, snail farm, fish farm, erosion control, bee farm

14. Conducted a training workshop for field researcher on food and agricultural practices of the people of Umuokanne, Ohaji district, Imo State (28th February, 2005)

15. Member, Agbala Social Laboratory Project (SLaP). An initiative of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (May 26, 2005 till date)

16. Team Leader, Participatory Research with rural dwellers in Agbala community of Owerri North local government area of Imo State, Nigeria (May 26 – June, 2005)

17. Resource person, Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Programme (LEEMP) training workshop for Multisectoral Facilitation teams (MFTs) from Bayelsa, Enugu, and Imo States of Nigeria. Hosted by Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja in association with Mac Matts Consultants, Owerri at Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria (March 27 to April 13, 2006)

18. Resource person, Training workshop on the use of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Training workshop held for staff of the School of Agriculture, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Delta State, Nigeria from 11 to 12 October, 2006.

19. Conducted training workshop for youths in Choba and Aluu communities, Obio/Akpor local government area, Rivers State. Sponsored by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Nigeria, University of Port Harcourt chapter (November 3 to December 1, 2007) 

20. Participant, training workshop for Enumerators in the Impact survey of the National Special Programme on Food Security (NSPFS) 2002 -2007, Organized and sponsored by FAO Rome, held in Abuja, Nigeria (January, 2008).

21. Team Leader and Enumerator covering North Central Nigeria in the Impact survey of the National Special Programme on Food Security (NSPFS) 2002 -2007, Sponsored by FAO Rome and NSPFS Abuja (February 5 to 18, 2008)

22. Resource person (Primary Science), 2008 MDGs Teacher Retraining Programme under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Project, organized by National Teachers Institute, Kaduna, October 20- 25, 2008

23. Resource person (Primary Science), 2008 MDGs Teacher Retraining Programme under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Project, organized by National Teachers Institute, Kaduna, December, 2008

24. Resource person, Primary Science teachers training workshop for Primary school and Nursery school teacher at Seventh Day Adventist Church, Mile 3, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, September1, 2009

25. Team Leader and Enumerator, covering Rivers State, Nigeria in the Enterprise Development Needs Assessment. Commissioned by Park Associates for Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN), Abuja, Nigeria. September to October, 2009

26. Resource person (Primary Science), 2009 MDGs Teacher Retraining Programme under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Project, organized by National Teachers Institute, Kaduna, November, 2009

27. Facilitated proposal on commercial production of plantain for the Rivers State Sustainable Development Programme June 2008

34. Training Programme Curriculum For Trainees Of The School To Land Authority, Port  Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Prepared for school to land authority, port harcourt, rivers state, Nigeria. February 2010

35. Participant at the Nigerian Strategy Support Program (NSSP) Concept Paper Workshop on Irrigation and Mechanization held at the Red Rose Seminar Room of 3J’s Hotel, Utako, Abuja, Nigeria. February 24, 2011.

36. Participant at the Nigerian Strategy Support Program (NSSP) Concept Paper Workshop on Irrigation and Mechanization held at Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. June 28, 2011.

37. Facilitator, training of participants for the Food security assurance training workshop held at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. July 21 – 22, 2011

38. Team Leader, Food security assurance survey which covered 15 local governmental areas in Rivers State, Nigeria. Sponsored by Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. August 22nd to September 2nd, 2011

39. Principal Consultant, Bayelsa State Fadama III Project on Contribution of advisory services and input support, support to ADPs and adaptive research to the attainment of the Fadama III project development objectives in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. September 2011 

40. RIMI4AC Capacity Building Summer School organized by Association of Commonwealth Universities, Held At University Of Buea, Cameroon From 28 – 29 July 2011

41. External Examiner, Post Graduate Programme, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, North –West University Mafikeng, South Africa (2012 till date)

42. External Examiner, Undergraduate programme, Department of Agricultural Science, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (2012/2013 session)

43. Interactive workshop for NEXTGEN Pilot Phase of Gender-disaggregated Cassava trait data collection Project in Nigeria. Held at National Root Crops Research Institute, umudike, Abia State, Nigeria (Nov 19 to 20, 2013)

44. Enumerator/Researcher, NEXTGEN Pilot Phase of Gender-disaggregated Cassava trait data collection Project in Nigeria, covering two sites (Ohaji and Avu) in Imo State, Nigeria. Funded by Cornell University, U.S.A (Nov. 25 to 29, 2013)

45. Project Officer, Grant on Strengthening University capacity to enhance competitiveness of Agribusiness in Eastern and West Africa. ACP-EU Co-operation Programme in Higher Education (EDULINK II). Contracting Authority: The Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States. Partner institutions/countries (Egerton University, Kenya [Lead]; Gulu University, Uganda, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria; Mekelle University, Ethiopia; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; KENFAB, Kenya; ICRA; RUFORUM) [October 2013 – May 2017]

46. Enumerator/Researcher, NEXTGEN Pilot Phase of Gender-disaggregated Cassava trait data collection Project in Nigeria, covering two sites (Elekokan and Okolo) in Oyo State, Nigeria. Funded by Cornell University, U.S.A (Dec. 10 to 13, 2013)

47. Supervisor/Enumerator, Survey on Enhancing the competitiveness  of high quality cassava flour value chain in Nigeria. Covered Rivers State. Sponsored by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), March 9 to 20, 2015

 

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