Extension Research Program



Head of Program


  1. To work in partnership with farmers, researchers (biological and social) and other stakeholders for the generation and dissemination of appropriate horticultural technologies.
  2. Identify horticultural farmers, their production constraints and opportunities in Nigeria
  3. Package and disseminate horticultural information and improved technologies in usable forms to different stakeholders
  4. 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.