Past and Current Assistant Director Extension (M. & E.)

Assistant Director Extension ( M. & E.)

Name:Prof. Adunni Sani Shukurat
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The Assitant Director Extension of the Institute shall be responsible for assisting the Directorate in all matters pertaining to Agricultural Extenstion.In particular, the officers shall be responsible for:

Provision of effective leadership to the Farming System Research and the Agricultural Extension Unit.He/She also provide effective leadership to the Data Processing,Planning,Monitoring and Evaluation Unit,Publication and information and IAR Library through these Units,he/she shall coordinate all Institute's extension activities and public relation matters covering the Institute's mandate zone, including Open Days,Farm Walks,organization of Annual Cropping Scheme and Zonal Refills Workshop, formal release of new technologies,Production and publication of extension materials, participation in Agricultural shows, fairs and exhibitions,Technical review meetings, Seminars Conferences,Workshops and other training activities.


Supervision the formulation of extension plans and projects as well as final preparation, implementation and monitoring of same.


Recommendation to the Directorate on matters affecting Agricultural extension and public relation matters.


Ensuring proper documentation of all extension and public relation activities of the institute.


Providing the Liaison or the interface between the Institute and Extension Services of other Research Institutes,NAERLS,State ADPs, RBDAs, and other users of research information and improved technologies within the Institute's mandate area.


Ensuring that Agricultural field problems requiring research attention are promptly identified and brought to the attention of appropriate Institute Research Programme Committee for necessary action.


Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director or the Deputy Director of the Institute.


Past Assitant Directors Extension (M & E) Year
Prof. A. M. Falaki 2011- 2012
Prof. M. Mahmud 2013 - 2017
Prof.Prof. Adunni Sani Shukurat 2017 to date



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