Ogun Governor Commends FUNAAB
The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has given the University a pass mark in its efforts at contributing towards the ... Read more
Management Lauds Former Acting Bursar
The outgone Acting Bursar, Mrs. Oluremi Oyewunmi, has been commended for her dexterity, resilience and dedication to duty ... Read more
IT, Relevant in All Human Endeavours, Says Acting VC
The Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ololade Enikuomehin, has declared that Information Technology is applicable to all human endeavours ... Read more
Management Bids Acting Registrar Farewell‘
Management has acknowledged the excellent services that the outgone Acting Registrar, Dr. (Mrs.) Linda Onwuka, have rendered to the University ... Read more
FUNAAB Post-UTME, A Huge Success - Respondents
The University conducts Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME), to attract quality students and to produce good graduates. ... Read more
FUNAAB to hold Convocation, Install Chancellor‘
Preparations are in top gear as the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), is set to hold its 23rd, 24th and 25th Convocation ... Read more
FUNAAB Resumes for Second Semester
The second semester for the 2016/2017 Academic Session of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State... Read more
FUNAAB Is Well Prepared For Post-UTME, DVC (A) Assures‘
The 2017/2018 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) Screening Exercise of the University, has been fixed for ... Read more
FUNAAB Mourns Late Don
Members of staff of the University were in sober reflection, mourning the sudden demise of Abimbola Ladokun, a Professor of Reproductive ... Read more
Strike, Not A Pleasant Experience - Students, Others‘
A few weeks ago, members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), as well as the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Senior ... Read more
Admission into Specialised Postgraduate Programmes for the 2017/2018 Academic Session
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is pleased to announce that admissions into postgraduate training programmes at the... Read more
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted Part-Time Degree Programmes of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted Part-Time Degree Programmes of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.... Read more
Nigeria's Future Depends on Agriculture, Says Acting VC
The Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ololade Enikuomehin, has disclosed that agriculture had become a mainstay of the nation's ... Read more
ADMISSION TO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION
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Degree: B. Agric, M. Agric., Ph.D.
Tel No.: 08034873606
Department: Agric. Extension & Rural Development
Academic Rank: Reader
Research Interest: Development communication and Agricultural Extension Issues
Dr. Okanlade A. LAWAL-ADEBOWALE is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He had his Primary and Post Primary School education in Lagos State between 1977 and 1988 leading to his acquisition of the Ordinary Level West African School Certificate (WASC) with Credits. He had admission into the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in 1990 and passed out in 1997 with a Bachelor of Agriculture Degree, Second Class Upper Division. In December 2002, he obtained Master of Agriculture Degree in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development and PhD in Agricultural Communication in June 2009, from the same University.
Shortly after his National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) in Government Secondary School, Bakura, Zamfara State in June 1998 he worked as an Agricultural Officer in Agro Service Corporation, Abeokuta (in the Planning, Input and Credit Department) between April 1999 and March 2001. Thereafter he proceeded on further study for acquisition of Master Degree, and while on the PhD programme he was appointed as Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He assumed duty on November 3rd 2003 and has progressed to Senior Lecturer. Following the acquisition of his PhD, his Research Focus has been on Organisational Communication, Social Development, Agricultural and Extension Issues
Arising from his research activities, Dr. Lawal-Adebowale has about 30 publications to his credit, in both local and international journals, and Learned Society/Association’s proceedings and as chapters in books. He is a member of Learned Associations such as Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN), Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) and African Society for Information and Communication Technologies (ASICT).
In 2006, he got the RESDEC Research Grant 188 from the Research and Development Centre (RESDEC, now IFSERA- Institute of Food Security, Environmental Resources and Agricultural Research), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. In addition, he was a member of the team that got IFSERAR Research Grant 20 in 2010 and the Directorate of Grant Management (DGM) Research Grant in 2012, from the University.
Academically, he teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and these include Principles and Practice of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Introduction to Forest and Wildlife Extension, Agricultural communication, Rural Community Development and Social Change. At the postgraduate level, courses taught include Measurement and Scaling, Research Methodology, Media Production and Broadcast, and Seminar in extension Science. In addition to teaching, he has supervised about 34 undergraduate research projects, 3 Diploma projects, 4 Postgraduate Diploma projects, and a Masters student to graduation. He is currently supervising 4 Masters students’ research work as Major Supervisor and 12 Masters students as Co-Supervisor.
Administratively, he has served his Department and College in various capacity and this include Examination Officer (2003 to date), Member Teaching and Farm Management Committee – TEFAMAC (2003 to date), now Community Based Farming Scheme (COBFAS), Coordinator, extension component of Farm Practical Year Programme - FPY 410 (2005 to date), College Rep on COLNAS College Board (2009 to date), College Rep, SIWECO (2010 to date); Member, College Committee on Examination and Records – COCER (2009 to date); Member, College Publicity Committee (2009 to date), Member, Senate Adhoc Committee on Development of New Result Processing Package (2009) and Member, Socioeconomic and Food Security Sub-sector of IFSERAR.
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