Tai Oluwagbemi


Tai Oluwagbemi
Designation: Professor
Email: eatfagbemi@yahoo.com
Phone: 08036177400
Gender: Male

Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE

A.NAME:OLUWAGBEMI, Tai

PLACE & DATE OF BIRTH:Ekinrin Adde, 1ST October, 1958

PRESENT STATUS & SALARY:Professor, CONUASS 7 step 10
(N6,630,662.52
STATE & LGA OF ORIGIN:Kogi State, Ijumu LGA

NATIONALITY Nigerian

MARITAL STATUS:Married with 2 Children
(Girl, 22years and a boy, 20years)

POSITION SOUGHT Adjunct Professor

CONTACT ADDRESS:Dept. of Animal Production
Kogi State University,
Anyigba
Tel: 08036177400
e-mail eatfagbemi@yahoo.com

PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS:Odo-Akodi, Ekinrin-Adde
Ijumu L.G.A., Kogi, Nigeria


B.UNIVERSITY EDUCATION (WITH DATES):
•University of Jos, Jos1978 - 1981
•University of Ibadan, Ibadan1982 – 1983
•University of Ibadan, Ibadan1985 – 1991

C.SECONDARY OR TECHNICAL EDUCATION (WITH DATES):
•Titcombe College, Egbe, Kogi, Nigeria1972 - 1976
•School of Basic Studies, Kwara State
Polytechnic, Ilorin1976 - 1978

D.ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
•West African School Certificate1976
•General Certificate in Education, A’ Level1978
•B.Sc. Botany1981
•M.Sc. Forest Resources Management1983
•Ph.D Agroforestry1991
•Computer literacy2004

E.SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIPS AND PRIZES
•Kwara State Scholarship Award (University of Jos, 1978 – 1981)
•Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship (University of Ibadan, 1982 – 1983)
•Jack Tilley Gyado’s Prize as the best Botany Graduate (UniJos, Jos, 1981)




F.TRAINING PROGRAMMES ATTENDED

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “SAP and the Nigerian Environment’ October, 1992. Benin City, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Waste Generation and Disposal Management” August, 1994, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

•.Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Sustainable Management of Nigeria Rainforest” August, 1995 Calabar, Nigeria

•International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) London Workshop on “Professional Foundation Programme Curriculum Development for Non-Governmental Organizations” October, 1997 Cotonou. Republic of Benin.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Appropriate Technology for Sustainable Living” November, 1997 University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Rural Urban Linkages and Sustainable Livelihoods” November, 2001 at Umuahia, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GCSI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “Nigeria and Climate Change: Roles for NGOs, Educators and Media Practitioners” February, 2002 University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GSCI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “Nigerian Adjusting to Climate Change” November, 2002 at Kanji Lake National Park, New Bussa and December, 2002 at Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GCSI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Investment Opportunities in Nigeria: Scheme for Project Design and Implementation to Attain Sustainable Development Benefits” March – April, 2003 in Abuja, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GCSI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “Energy Systems and Climate Change” November, 2003 in Bauchi Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and CUSO National Stakeholders Workshop on Building Nigerian Response to Climate Change October, 2008, Abuja Nigeria.

•Training Workshop for Farmers on Restoration Techniques and Selective Enrichment with Tree species with high potential for Non-Timber Forest Products (In-situ conservation of plants purveys of NTFP and their integration and preservation in agro-forestry systems) at Regional Centre Agrhyment_CILSS, Niamey, Niger Republic. 20th-22nd June, 2011.

• Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and VSO Workshop on Organizational Development. February 2012, lbadan, Nigeria

•Nigerian Environmental/Study/Action Team (NEST) Conference on The Nigerian Environment: Non Governmental Action II at Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. July, 2012. Delivered a paper titled ‘ Human Rights, Justice and Security: How is the Environment faring’

•Presented a paper entitled ‘Man as Environmental Terrorist - A Critique of our Style’ during the 25th Anniversary of NEST held at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria July 26, 2012.

•Training Programme on “Managing Institutional Transition from Paper- Based to On-line Submission: Marking and Feedback” Conducted by Executive Trainers Limited in Anyigba. Jan. 2013.

•Presented a paper to the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of Ekiti State University, Ado- Ekiti titled: ‘Environmental Terrorism- The Worry of an Agroforester on the 18th of August, 2015.

•Presented a paper entitled ‘Environmental Terrorists on the loose in Nigeria’ during the Conference organized by Nigerian Environmental Action Study (NEST)/Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI) Ebonyi State, Nigeria, 25th-26th October, 2016.

•Presented a paper entitled ‘Adapting to Environmental Challenges’ during the Public Presentation of a Magazine named ‘Geographical Solutions to Persistent Environmental Challenges’ organized by the National Association of Geography and Environmental Studies Students (NAGESS), Kogi State Chapter, Anyigba, 14th January, 2017.

Memberships

G.MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED/PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Life member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN)
Life member, Forestry Association of Nigeria (FAN)
Life member, Science Association of Nigeria (SAN)
Member, Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)
Member, Green Environment Movement of Nigeria (GEM)
Member, Nigerian Environment Study/Action Team (NEST)
Member, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF)
Associate member, Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association (NFTA), U.S.A

H.WORKING EXPERIENCE

National Youth Service CorpsUniversity of Ibadan 1981 – 82
University of IlorinAssistant Lecturer 1984 – 88
University of IlorinLecturer II 1988 - 91
University of IlorinLecturer I1991 – 95
University of IlorinSenior Lecturer 1995 – 96
Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team Prog. Developer 1997
University of Agriculture, Makurdi Visiting Snr. Lect. Aug. – Dec. 97
Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye Visiting Snr. Lect. Jan – Oct. 98
Hon. Comm. For Agric., Water Res. and Rural Dev. Kogi State, Nigeria 1998 – 1999.
Head, Department of Crop Production University of Ilorin Aug. 1999 – July – 2002
University of Agriculture, Makurdi Visiting Snr. Lect. 2003 – 2004
Ag. HOD, Dept. Forest Prod. And Products UAM 2003 – 2004
Deputy Dean, College of Forestry & Fisheries, UAM 2004
Member, University Senate, UAM 2004
Ag. HOD, Dept. of For. Prod. & Products UAM 2005 – 2006
Promoted a Professor of Agroforestry Sept. 2006
Member, Department of Animal Production, KSU, Anyigba 2006 to date.
Member, Faculty Board of Agriculture, Kogi State Univ. Anyigba 2006- date
Member, Senate of Kogi State University 2006 - date
Visiting Professor to Nasarawa State University 2010 - 2011
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Kogi State University, Anyigba 2012 - 2014
Member, Dept. of For., Wildlife and Fisheries Mgt, EKSU, Ado Ekiti 2014 - 2015
Member, Faculty Board of Agricultural Sciences, EKSU, Ado Ekiti 2014 - 2015
Member, Senate of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti 2014 - 2015

Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
(Change of name from T. Fagbemi to T. Oluwagbemi effective June 2, 2008)

(i)Books/Chapters in referred Books
•Fagbemi, T. and L.C. Nwoboshi, (1996). Effect of mixed-intercropping of Zea mays, Sorghum bicolor Gmelina arborea on the Growth of Parkia biglobosa in the Nigerian Southern Guinea Savanna Zone. In Agroforestry Research and Practice (W. Hsuing (Xiong) and P.F. Chandler eds). China Forestry Publishing House 193 – 203.
•Fagbemi T. (1998). Development of Agroforestry for sustaining agricultural production. In: Strategies and Tactics of Sustainable Agricultural in the Tropics. (Badejo, M.A. & Togun, A.O. eds) Ile-Ife. 45 – 68.
•Fagbemi T. (2002). Investment Opportunities in Renewable Resources Industry-Forestry 35p.
•Fagbemi T. (2003). Big and Small Issues – A Memoir of an Agro-forester 243p.
•Aduku, A.O., Oluwagbemi, T., Aribido, S.O.,Daikwo, S.I. and Saliu, O.J. (2011). Research and Value-Addition: Key to Transformation of the Nigerian Livestock Industry. Book of proceedings of 16th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria held in Kogi State University. 503p.
•Oluwagbemi, E. A. T. (2018). Scientific Elegance and Political Naivety of Food and Wood Sufficiency in Nigeria: The take of an Agroforester. Kogi State University 5th Inaugural Lecture. 69p.

(ii) Book of Abstract
Ebiloma, S. O., Sale, F. A. and Oluwagbemi, T. (2011). Caves of Opada Forest Reserve for Scientific Studies and Ecotourism Development. In: Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria (NISEB) 17th Annual Scientific Conference held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 7p.
Sale, F. A. and Oluwagbemi, T. (2011). Planted Tree Fallow and Sustainable Agriculture: An Option for Improvement of Rural Livelihoods. In: Society for Experimental Biology (NISEB) Conference held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 11p.

(ii)Referred Proceedings

•Fagbemi T. (1991a). Agroforestry potentials of Parkia biglobosa in the Savanna Zone of Nigeria In: Proceedings of a Regional Seminar on trees for development in sub-Saharan Africa (Wolf, J.N. ed) Nairobi, Kenya. Pp71 – 76.
•Fagbemi T. (1991b). The potential impact of agroforestry in resolving the Nigerian food crisis. In: Proceedings of an International Symposium on the role of biology in resolving the food crisis in Africa (Ba. A.T. and Ndoye, M. eds). Cote d’Ivoire. Pp 615 – 618.
•Sale, F.A. and Oluwagbemi, T. (2012). Woman Folk in Sustainable Agroforestry Fuelwood Management in Nigeria. In: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of Forestry Association of Nigeria in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (Popoola, L., Ogunsanya, K. and Idumah, F. eds.) pp. 158-163.
•Oluwagbemi, T. (2016). Cultural Shock and Development in the Ocean of Greed in Nigeria: The Dilemma of Ijumu Youths. In: Proceedings of Socio-Economic Transformation of Ijumu Kingdom (Tolorunleke, R. T., Odama, L. E., Saliu, O. J. and Atibioke, J. eds.) 2: 100-108.


(iii)Journal Articles:

•Khan. M.A., Fagbemi, T. and Ejike, C. (1983). Diurnal variation of physico-chemical factors and planktonic organisms in Jos Plateau (W.A.) water reservoir, Jap. J. Limn. 44(1): 65 – 71.
•Fagbemi T. and Idoko, J.A. (1991). Level of awareness and possible adoption of an agroforestry system in the Nigerian Southern Guinea Savanna Zone. Rural Development in Nigeria 4(1): 16 – 23.
•Fagbemi T. and Nwoboshi, L.C. (1991a). Need for an integrated approach to agricultural and forestry development in the Savanna Zone of Nigeria. Nig. J. Sci 25(1): 23 – 27.
•Fagbemi T. and Nwoboshi, L.C. (1991b). Behaviour of Leucaena Nodules in the Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria Leucaena Research Reports. 12:78 – 79.
•Fagbemi T. and Nwoboshi, L.C. (1992) Performance of nodulated Leucaena leucocephala in selected soils of Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. Nig. J. Agro. (On-line).
•Fagbemi T. (1994a). Performance of gmelina (Gmelina arborea Roxb) as a mixed-intercrop in the Nigerian Southern Guinea Savanna Zone. Bioscience Research Communications 1: 23 – 36.
•Fagbemi T. (1994b). Performance of Parkia bigblobosa and Leucaena leucocephla in mixed silviculture with Gmelina arborea in the Nigerian Savanna Guinea Savanna Zone African Crop Science Journal 2 (3): 279 – 284.
•Fagbemi T. (1995). Growth and development of Sorghum in mixed-intercropping with Gmelina, Leucaena and Parkia in the Nigerian Southern Guinea Savanna Zone. Bioscience Research Communications 1: 71 – 81.
•Fagbemi T. (1996a). Maize response to Urea and Superphosphate in pot experiment with soils derived from alley cropping. Acta Agric. Scand, section B. Soil and Plant Science 46(1): 18 – 23.
•Fagbemi T. (1996b). Height growth and moisture distribution in sorghum intercropping with Gmelina, Leucaena and Parkia in the Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. Agrosearch 2 (1 & 2): 1 – 13.
•Fagbemi T. (1996c). Growth and development of Leucaena leucocephala in mixed-intercropping with maize and sorghum in the Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. Africa Crop Science Journal 4 (3) : 295 – 303.
•Fagbemi T. (1996d). Growth performance of Moringa oleifara seedling under greenhouse condition. Journal of Tropical Forest Resources Vol. (2) 1 – 9.
•Fagbemi T. (1998). The performance of Parkia biglobosa as a mixed hedgerow intercrop in the Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development VI (1): 43 – 46.
•Fagbemi T. and O. Isaac (1999 – 2001). Performance of Leucaena leucocephala and Prosopis africana in soils of varying pH values. Journal of Agriculture, Science & Technology 9 – 11 (1 & 2): 76 – 81.
•Fagbemi T. (2001). Sorghum response to Urea and Superphosphate in greenhouse experiment with soils derived from hedgerow intercropping. Journal of Tropical Forest Resources 17(1).
•Adekola, O.F. and Fagbemi, T. (2001). Effects of sorghum/kenaf intercropping on kenaf fibre dimensions and suitability for pulp and paper making. Centrepoint, Science Edition 10 [1]:93-100.
•Belewu, M.A., Fagbemi, T., Olatunde, B.J. and Otonekwu, I.P. (2007). Replacement value of Entada Africana seed meal for soybean meal in diet of growing West African dwarf goats. African Journal of Agricultural Research 2(1): 555 – 557.
• Fagbemi, T., Adekola, O.F., Oluleye, F. and Adekola, F.A. (2008). Chemical characterization and potential mineralization of some tropical trees leaves in the Guinea Savanna belt of Nigeria. Centrepoint, Science Edition 15 (1): 46-53.
•Belewu, M.A. Fagbemi, T., Dosumu, O.O. and Adeniyi, M.O. (2008). Physico-Chemical and anti-nutritional properties of some lesser-known tree and leguminous seeds. Intern. Journal of Agric. Research 3(3):237 – 242.
• Belewu, M.A., Belewu, K. Y., Fagbemi, T., Salamiu, O.S., Onyedumbi, S. and Olalude, M.A. (2010). The voluntary intake and apparent digestibility of some lesser-known tree leaf meal based diet for goat. Tropical Agric.8 (2):81-85.
•Saliu, O.J. Alao, J.S. and Oluwagbemi, T. (2010). An evaluation of farmers’ participation in afforestation programmes in Kogi State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture Science. 2 (3): 248 – 257. Canadian Centre of Science and Technology.
•Saliu, O. J., Oluwagbemi, T. & Ifatimehin, O. O. (2016). Challenges of Agroforestry Systems’ Adoption by Farmers in the North Central Zone of Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture, Science, Research and Technology 5(3): 145-195.
•Saliu, O. J., Oluwagbemi, T. & Ifatimehin, O. O. (2018). Characteristics of Agroforestry Systems’ adoption by Farmers in the North Central Zone of Nigeia. Journal of Environmental Research and Development 13(1): 7-19.

Specializations

Agroforestry, biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Research Archive

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “SAP and the Nigerian Environment’ October, 1992. Benin City, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Waste Generation and Disposal Management” August, 1994, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

•.Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Sustainable Management of Nigeria Rainforest” August, 1995 Calabar, Nigeria

•International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) London Workshop on “Professional Foundation Programme Curriculum Development for Non-Governmental Organizations” October, 1997 Cotonou. Republic of Benin.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Appropriate Technology for Sustainable Living” November, 1997 University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Workshop on “Rural Urban Linkages and Sustainable Livelihoods” November, 2001 at Umuahia, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GCSI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “Nigeria and Climate Change: Roles for NGOs, Educators and Media Practitioners” February, 2002 University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GSCI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “Nigerian Adjusting to Climate Change” November, 2002 at Kanji Lake National Park, New Bussa and December, 2002 at Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GCSI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Investment Opportunities in Nigeria: Scheme for Project Design and Implementation to Attain Sustainable Development Benefits” March – April, 2003 in Abuja, Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and Global Change Strategies International (GCSI) Canada National Stakeholders Workshop on “Energy Systems and Climate Change” November, 2003 in Bauchi Nigeria.

•Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and CUSO National Stakeholders Workshop on Building Nigerian Response to Climate Change October, 2008, Abuja Nigeria.

•Training Workshop for Farmers on Restoration Techniques and Selective Enrichment with Tree species with high potential for Non-Timber Forest Products (In-situ conservation of plants purveys of NTFP and their integration and preservation in agro-forestry systems) at Regional Centre Agrhyment_CILSS, Niamey, Niger Republic. 20th-22nd June, 2011.

• Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) and VSO Workshop on Organizational Development. February 2012, lbadan, Nigeria

•Nigerian Environmental/Study/Action Team (NEST) Conference on The Nigerian Environment: Non Governmental Action II at Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. July, 2012. Delivered a paper titled ‘ Human Rights, Justice and Security: How is the Environment faring’

•Presented a paper entitled ‘Man as Environmental Terrorist - A Critique of our Style’ during the 25th Anniversary of NEST held at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria July 26, 2012.

•Training Programme on “Managing Institutional Transition from Paper- Based to On-line Submission: Marking and Feedback” Conducted by Executive Trainers Limited in Anyigba. Jan. 2013.

•Presented a paper to the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of Ekiti State University, Ado- Ekiti titled: ‘Environmental Terrorism- The Worry of an Agroforester on the 18th of August, 2015.

•Presented a paper entitled ‘Environmental Terrorists on the loose in Nigeria’ during the Conference organized by Nigerian Environmental Action Study (NEST)/Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI) Ebonyi State, Nigeria, 25th-26th October, 2016.

•Presented a paper entitled ‘Adapting to Environmental Challenges’ during the Public Presentation of a Magazine named ‘Geographical Solutions to Persistent Environmental Challenges’ organized by the National Association of Geography and Environmental Studies Students (NAGESS), Kogi State Chapter, Anyigba, 14th January, 2017.

Responsibilities

I.TEACHING/PROJECTS SUPERVISION/OTHER ASSIGNMENTS


(i)Teaching

(a) Department of Crop Production, University of Ilorin
CRP 206: Agricultural botany
CRP 212: Intro. To Forestry and Wildlife Mgt
CRP 501: Horticulture
CRP 655: Principles and Practice of Agroforestry

(b) Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Uni. Of Agric. Makurdi
200 Level: Plant Ecology and Population Dynamics
300 Level: Introduction to Agroforestry

(c) Department of Crop Prod. Olabisi Onabanjo Univ. Ago-Iwoye
500 Level: Soil Microbiology
500 Level: Soil Conservation

(d) University of Ado-Ekiti Sandwiched Programme
200 Level: Introduction to Forest Resources Management
400 Level: Silviculture and Wood Utilization

(e) Department of Forest Production and Products University of Agriculture, Makurdi
200 Level: Plant Ecology and Population Dynamics
300 Level: Introduction to Forestry and Wildlife
500 Level: Tree Physiology

(f) Department of Animal Production KSU, Anyigba
200 Level: Introduction to Forestry.
300 Level: Introduction to Fisheries & Wildlife.
500 Level: Animal Experimentation & Res. Techniques.
500 Level: Pasture and Range Management.
600 Level: Pasture and Forage Management.

(g) Department of For. Wildlife and Fisheries, NSU, Lafia Campus.
300 Level: Introduction to Forestry and Wildlife Management.
400 Level Agroforestry and Plantation Technology.
500 Level: Advanced Silviculture.

(h) Deparment of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Mgt, Ekiti State Univ. Ado- Ekiti
300 Level: Natural Ecosysetms and Environmental Impact Assessment
300 Level: Forest Resources Entomology and Management
500 Level: Forest Soils
500 Level: Forest Protection and Conservation

Students’ Project Supervision

I have successfully supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Universities of Ilorin, Olabisi Onabanjo, Makurdi, Lafia, Abuja, Anyigba and Ado - Ekiti.

(ii)Committees/Boards Assignments

(a)Member, Faculty of Agric. Committee on Need for the Establishment of Department of Forestry & Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (1986/87)
(b)Treasurer, Student Union Government, UniJos, Jos (1979/80)
(c)Secretary, Academic Staff Association, Unilorin (1988)
(d)Member, University Curriculum Review Committee (1995)
(e)Member, Board of Faculty of Agriculture, Unilorin (1984 – 2002)
(f)Member, Board of Faculty of Arts, Unilorin (1992 – 1995)
(g)Member, Board of Faculty of Science, Unilorin (1996 – 1997)
(h)Member, Board of Postgraduate School, Unilorin (1993/94; 1997)
(i)Member, Board of College of Agric. & Forestry UniAgric Makurdi (1997)
(j)Member, Board of College of Agri. OOU Ago-Iwoye (1998)
(k)Member, University of Ilorin Senate (1999 – 2002)
(l)Member, Editorial Board of Agrosearch (1994-2000)
(m)Member, Faculty of Agric. Journal Committee, Unilorin (1999)
(n)Member, Editorial Board of Jour. Of Agric & Dev. Unilorin (1999/2000)
(o)Member, College of Forestry and Fisheries Sept. (2003 – 2006)
(p)Member, Board of Faculty of Agric. KSU, Anyigba (2006 – date)
(q)Member, Board of Faculty of Sci. KSU, Anyigba (2007 – 2008)
(r)Member, Senate of KSU, Anyigba (2008- date)
(s)Member, Board of Directors, NEST Ibadan (2008 – date)
(t)Member, Editorial Board of Savanna Journ.of Sci. and Agric. (2010-2013 )
(u)Internal Auditor, ASUU-KSU, Anyigba (2010-2012)
(v)Member, Management Board of Centre for Pre-degree Studies, KSU (2009-2011)
(w)Member, Association of Deans of Agric. in Nigerian Universities (2012-2014)
(x)Member, B. Agric. Curriculum Progr. Review Committee of ADAN (2013/14)
(y)Member, Committee on TETFund Intervention, KSU, Anyigba (2014 -
(z)External Examiner & Professorial Assessor to a number of Nigerian Universities.
(aa)Member, Central Admission Committee, KSU, Anyigba (2012-2014)
(bb)Member, Staff Training and Development C’mittee, KSU (2012-2014)
(cc)Chairman, Men’s Fellowship of MFM Ministries, Anyigba (2009-2010)
(dd)Chairman, Building Committee of MFM Ministries, Anyigba (2013-14)
(ee)Member, KSU Academic Excellence Trust Fund Policy Committee (2014 –
(ff) Associate Editor of Journal of Researches in Agricultural Sciences (2015-
(gg)Member, Nigerian Future Earth Committee of Nigerian Academy of Sci. 2016
(hh)Resource Person for National Universities Commission Accreditation
(ii) Resource Person for National Universities Commission Progr. Verification.
(jj) Member, Library Development Committee, KSU, Anyigba (2017-
(kk)Member, Governing Council of Kogi State University (2017-
(ll) Member, Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee, KSU (2017-
(mm) Chairman, Committee on Minor Works, KSU, Anyigba (2018-
(nn)Chairman, Committee on the development of Research Policy, KSU, 2018


J.RESEARCH INTERESTS

Development of multiple-tree-species hedgerow intercropping in the Nigerian Guinea Savanna Zone.
Sustainable interactions with the Environment.
Grassroots Programme Development for the Liberation of Rural Dwellers.
Evaluation of browse species for African dwarf goats feeding.


K.RESEARCH PROJECTS AND RESEARCH LEADERSHIP


Tolerance to acidity and salinity of Parkia biglobosa, Prospis africana. Entada africana, Vitelloria paradoxa etc. in Nigerian Southern Guinea Savanna Zone. Establishment of germplasm of Savanna tree Species of Agroforestry potential. Demonstration of the use of Leucaena leucoephala and Gliricidia sepitum as livestock feeds. (Comm. By the Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association based in Hawaii, USA). Agri-silvicultural study of Parkia biglobosa and cereal intercropping in the Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. (Comm.. by the African Biosciences Network. Dakar. Senegal).

Completed Research:

Fagbemi, T. (1981).Studies on Planktonic variations in Lamigo Dam in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria (Unpubl. Undergraduate Research Project submitted at University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria) 81p.
Fagbemi. T. (1983). Yield of Wood and Charcoal Characteristics of a Fuelwood Plantation in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (Unpubl. M.Sc. Dissertation submitted at University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria) 104p.
Fagbemi, T. (1991). Plant Growth and Yield Interactions Under Cereal-Tree Crop Combinations in the Southern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria (Unpubl. Ph.D. thesis submitted at University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.) 406p.

On-going Research:

FETFund supported Research on ‘Assessment of Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Impact of Urban Forest Landscape in Ekiti State, Nigeria’.
TETFund supported Research on ‘Development of Parkia biglobosa, Albizia lebbeck and Prosopis africana as dry season feeds for African dwarf Goats in the Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria’.

L.SERVICES TO MY IMMEDIATE COMMUNITY

Consultant to Kwara State Agricultural Development Project (ADP)
Consultant to Kogi State Agricultural Development Project (ADP)
Consultant to Delfun (Nigeria) Enterprises
Consultant to Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST)
UNDP/Nigeria Country Programme on Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development
Principal Partner to DECOP Consults on “Preparation of a Comprehensive list of Agro-Micro SMES, their Environmental Impacts”. Management Strategies and Enforcement Measures in Kogi State (1999).
Consultant to National Planning Commission in Abuja on Community Based Poverty Reduction Project for Kebbi State (2000).
Consultant EIA to Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja (2013 to date).


M.NATIONAL ASSIGNMENT

Zonal Coordinator for Agricultural Society of Nigeria (1988-1992)
Chairman, Campaign for Democracy (CD) Kwara State (1991-1993)
Member, Kogi State Executive Council (1998 – 1999)
Member, National Council on Agriculture (1998 – 1999)
Member, National Council on Water Resources and Rural Development (1998 – 1999)

N.NGO ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND WEALTH CREATION I HAVE VISITED

Development Alternatives (DA)
B – 32 TARA Cresent
Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi 110016, INDIA

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
41 – Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi 110016, INDIA

Sulabh Intern. Institute of Technical Research and Training (SIITRAT)
Sulabh Bhawan, Mahri Enclave,
Palam-Dabri Road
New Delhi 110045, INDIA

Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA)
42, Tughlakabad Institutional Area
New Dehlhi 10062, INDIA.

Songhai Centre (CS)
B.P. 597
Porto-Novo
Republic of Benin

Technology and Action for Rural Development (TARA)
22. Olof Palme Marg.
Vascant Vihar, New Delhi 110067, INDIA

Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI)
Darbari Seth Block
Habibat Place, New Delhi 110003, INDIA

Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)
Tong SWasthya Bhawan, 40 Institutional Area
South of I.I.T. New Delhi 110016, INDIA


World Wide Fund for Nature, India (WWF-Nature)
172-Blodi Estate, New Delhi 110003, INDIA.
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