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Aims and Objectives of this Programme

The main aim of the project is to mainstream gender into the agricultural curriculum of Obafemi Awolowo University through the following specific objectives:

  • Acquit the students of agriculture with gender issues in agriculture and rural development;
  • Impart in the students the skills for gender responsive agricultural research, policies, budget, and extension services in Nigeria;
  • Alleviate the gender gap in university agricultural profession and education; and
  • Impart on the students the skill to empower women farmers socio-economically for sustainable food security and development.

Means of achieving the aims and objectives:

The main means of achieving the stated abjectives are through on-line and face to face teaching and on-farm experiences.

This website also serves as teaching forum for the students of agriculture enrolled for gender related courses in agricultural discipline of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife.
The courses are: