Head of Programme: Dr Adebisi-Adelani, Oluyemisi


  • To work in partnership with farmers, researchers (biological and social) and other stakeholders for the generation and dissemination of appropriate horticultural technologies.
  • Identify horticultural farmers, their production constraints and opportunities in Nigeria
  • Package and disseminate horticultural information and improved technologies in usable forms to different stakeholders
  • Provide feedback from clientele system to research system for demand-driven research

Components of Extension Research Programme

  • Diagnostic/Thematic Survey
  • Adoption studies/Impact assessment
  • Technology transfer (OFAR- On-Farm Adaptive Research, SPAT- Small Plot Adoption Techniques, MTP – Management Training Plot)
  • Trainings/Capacity building
  • Excursion
  • REFILS activities and exhibition.
  • Outreach centers (AROCs)
  • Women in Horticulture (WIH)

On-going Projects: Outreach activities in appropriate handling of horticultural produce and horticultural waste management in selected markets of Ibadan metropolis.

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About Us

The National Horticultural Research Institute (Headquarter); located in Ibadan was established in 1975 with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme in conjunction with food and Agricultural Organization as fruits and vegetables research and demonstration centre. It acquired the status of a national institute in June 1976.The Institute’s headquarter is situated on a 350 hectares of land at Jericho Reservation Area, Idi-Ishin, Ibadan, in the rainforest agro-ecological zone of South Western Nigeria.

Contact Us

National Horticultural Research Institute
P.M.B. 5432, Jericho Reservation Area, Idi-Ishin,
Ibadan, Nigeria.
  info@nihort.gov.ng, nihortinfo@yahoo.com
  08069481807, 08055523245