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EU’s LucFRes stakeholders’ workshop kicks off today in Ibadan 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Thu, 6 Oct 2022   ||   Nigeria,

All is set for the agricultural stakeholders’ workshop, holding today, Thursday, October 6, 2022, in Ibadan, under the auspice of the European Union’s Land-use change and the Resilience of Food production systems in South-West Nigeria (LucFRes).
Recall that CEOAFRICA had earlier reported that the one-day knowledge exchange workshop titled, “Land Use and Food Production Resilience”, was slated to hold today, at Prof. Adebowale Training Hall of the institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, at 10:00 am prompt.
The workshop, which is being convened by Prof. Lucia Ogunsumi, a professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development and former Head of Programme, South West Farming Research and Extension of the IAR&T and Dr Felicia Akinyemi, a Marie Curie fellow, is hosted by Prof. Veronica A. Obatolu, the director of the institute.
The main aim of the workshop is to initiate a process of progressive dialogue with stakeholders for co-designing resilient farming systems within the geopolitical zone; the keynote address is to be delivered by Prof. Malachy Akoroda, a professor of Agronomy, at the University of Ibadan.
The event, featuring several activities aimed at fostering resilience in farming, has many stakeholders including researchers, policymakers, agro-processors, extension specialists, among others, in attendance.


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