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Akeem Lawal

Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
Agricultural Extension Specialist, National Agricultural Extension And Research Services

Akeem Oyeyemi LAWAL, an agricultural engineer, was educated at the University of Ilorin and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Nigeria. He has worked for about two and a half decades at the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services, NAERLS, which has the national mandate for agricultural extension research in Nigeria. At the NAERLS, he has been involved with sourcing, developing, validating and disseminating proven engineering technologies and innovations relevant to the needs of farmers and compatible with Nigerian farming systems. His research area is agricultural extension with special focus on technology adoption processes, effectiveness of extension methods and impact assessment of government policies on agriculture. He is also engaged in skill and capacity building of key staff within the Nigerian Agricultural Extension system and undertakes postgraduate teaching in the Department of Agricultural and Bio-resource Engineering at Ahmadu Bello University. He is also interested in renewable energies. He is married with children and enjoys playing tennis at his leisure time.

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Thursday, November 24

4:00pm WAT