Prof. J.O. Oladeji



Dr. J. O. Oladeji | University of Ibadan

B.Sc. (Hons.) UNN, M.Sc., PhD (Ibadan)

Area(s) of Specialisation: Rural Communication

Professor

    Office: Room 102, 1st floor, AER&D Building.

 Agricultural Extension & Rural Development,

    University of Ibadan

Tel: 00 234 (0) 802 325 0494

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Current Research Projects

 

 Present Position [with date]: Reader- 1 October 2008

 Date of Last Promotion: 1 October 2008

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      1. 12th Annual National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria  held at University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State 2007.  Paper Read : Spatial interactions of Rural Dwellers Participation in Community   Development  Activities in Oyo State.
      1. 16th Annual National Conference Nigeria Rural Sociological Association held at Bowen University Iwo, August,2007. Paper Read: Social Capital and Income Generating Activities of Rural women in Ondo State, Nigeria
      1. 14th Annual Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, held at Federal University of Technology, Minna, 6th – 10th, April, 2009. Paper Read: Use of Information Communication Technology (ICTs) among Private Organization Workers in Oyo State.
      1. 15th Annual National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, held at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife Osun  State, Nigeria. 10th-14th May, 2010.  Paper Read: Adoption of Poultry Production Information Among Poultry Farmers in Ibadan Municipality.
    • (a)               Technical Reports and/or Monographs

      Baseline Survey of Women Development in Four LGA of Kwara State, Nigeria CEDPA - Nov. 1999

      Terms of Reference: As a member of a team we assessed the level of involvement of Women in Decision-making in the study area.

       

      Environmental Impact Assessment of Logging in Natural and Plantation Forests of Ogun and Ondo States – ADB - Dec. 2000

      Terms of Reference: As a member of the team we proposed means of alleviating the possible negative effects of logging activities upon the livelihoods of rural dwellers in the area and design a conflict resolution mechanism together with forest ecologists.

       

      Micro-Watershed and Environmental Management Programme: Social Assessment for Adamawa and Benue State – World Bank/IBRD - March 2001

      Terms of Reference: As a member of the team we took primary responsibility for supervision of the data collection using FGDs, IDIs, and use of participatory tools.  Work closely with agriculturist to identify social characteristics especially previous community action and cohesion.

       

      Fadama II Preparation Studies: Social Assessment for the Southern States of Nigeria.World Bank/FGN-May 2002

             Terms of Reference: As a member of the team we established an appropriate framework for   stockholders participation in project selection, design, implementation and management in the expanded Fadama II.  Investigated social issue and population characteristics, determine sustainability and economic viability of current income generating activities, study attitude of population to the concept of enhancing Fadama farming.

       

       Gender and Rural Transport Systems in Nigeria. FGN- January 2002.

      Terms of Reference: As a member of the team we identified rural transport systems in the country for agricultural and non-agricultural activities.

       

      Vulnerability Study for Nigeria. National Emergency Management Agency. FGN     -           July 2002

      Terms of Reference: As a member of the team we assessed how vulnerable are Nigerians perceived themselves to disasters, both in urban and rural areas of selected states of various ecological zones of Nigeria.  The study also investigated the likely causes of disasters in each ecological zones.

       

      (x) Community Taking the Lead Projects: Baseline Study for Kogi, Kebbi and Yobe States of Nigeria.  World Bank/Japanese Social Development Fund.  Feb – May 2003.

      Terms of Reference: As a member of the team we established an appropriate framework for stakeholder’s participation in the project.

       

      (xi) Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Project: Social Assessment Study in Bayelsa States of Nigeria.      World Bank Funded Study (January to May 2003).

       

      (xii) Local Empowerment and Environmental Management Programme: A Social Assessment Study for Katsina State. A World Bank Funded Study           (September to December 2003).

      Term of Reference: As a member of the team we took primary responsibility for supervision of the data collection using qualitative and quantitative methods to identify social characteristics, community action and cohesion.

       

      (xii) Gender and Institutional Analysis in Agriculture: Niger Delta Areas. -IITA/NDDC November 2003 - January 2004.

            Terms of Reference: As one of the consultants, we are to gather data from 6 states in the Niger Delta Area, on roles and responsibilities of men and women within agricultural communities, changes over the past 30 years, identified and described various social institutions and constraints farmers face within agriculture.

       

      Improving Benefits of Urban and Peri urban Livestock Production through Management of associated Human and Environmental Health Risks in Nigeria.  ILRI/IDRC April, 2005 to June, 2006. 

          Terms of Reference As one of the team leaders, we develop technical and policy strategies to promote profitable, healthy and environmentally friendly urban and peri urban livestock systems in Nigeria. To also determine the socio cultural, environmental, and economic and gender related factors which promote urban and peri urban livestock production systems, but which may also predispose producers and consumers to health hazards.

       

      (xiv) Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) for Olokola Liquid Natural Gas Project (OKLNG) in Nigeria.           ERML/CHEVRON/OKLNG.       April to August 2006.

      Terms of Reference: As field team leader for the socio economic team, we carry out community sensitization and mobilization for other teams in the ESHIA. We also conduct social and economic impact assessment of the proposed LNG project in Ogun State of Nigeria. 

       

      (xv) Price and Transport Survey for Olokola Liquid Natural Gas Project (OKLNG) in Nigeria ERML/CHEVRON/OKLNG.  October to November 2006.

      Terms of Reference: As the team leader we conducted a survey of prices for goods and services, and transportation and human/vehicular traffic counts, types of transport, including IMTs used in the study area.

       

      (xvi) Olokola Economic Displacement Mitigation Study of Fisherfolks: Social Impact Assessment of Dredging of Inland Waterways.  ERML/OKLNG .May to July 2007.

      Terms of Reference: As the field team leader we assessed the social and economic effect of dredging upon the livelihoods of inhabitants in the OKLNG project area and came up with possible mitigation measures that may be introduced to alleviate the economic and social displacement.

       

      (xvii) Social Impact Assessment and Baseline Studies for OPL 305 and OPL 306 in Lagos and Ogun States Nigeria. ERML/CHEVRON August to December, 2007.

      Terms of Reference: As field team leader for the socio economic team, we carry out community sensitization and mobilization for other teams in the ESHIA. We also conduct social and economic impact assessment of the proposed oil exploration project in Lagos and Ogun States of Nigeria. 

       

      (xviii) Social Inclusion in Local Water Resource Management and Irrigation Programmes in Nigeria: Assessment of Fadama ll and Community Based Agricultural and Rural Development Projects in selected States of Nigeria (Kebbi, Katsina, Gombe, Imo and Oyo States).  World Bank, Nigeria. August 2007 to January 2008.

      Terms of Reference: To determine the level to which vulnerable and marginalized people are benefiting from Fadama ll and CBARDP programmes and make recommendation on how to improve the level of integration of vulnerable groups into the programme activities.

       

      (xix) Social Inclusion of Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP) in Nigeria:  Social Assessment of Lagos State.  FMANR/World Bank, Nigeria. March to July 2008

      Terms of Reference: As a member of the team, we conducted a social assessment study on issues that are relevant to activities of the project, to ensure that social issues are adequately considered and incorporated into proposed Commercial Agricultural Development Project (CADP)

       

      (xx)Socio economic Baseline Study and Livelihood Needs Assessment of Communities in Nigeria Impacted by West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP): Communities in Ogun and Lagos States. West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited, Accra, Ghana January to March 2009.

       

      Terms of Reference: As the team leader we generated demographic, social and economic baseline data for the area in Nigeria affected by WAGP to serve as a basis for monitoring and evaluation of impact of pipeline and assist in developing a mitigation plan to minimize harmful consequences and vulnerability.

       

      (xxi) Effiat Community Needs Assessment and Development Strategy of Akwa Ibom State Nigeria.  AFREN Energy/ CHEVRON February to November, 2009.

       

      (xxii)  Social Baseline Assessment of Communities within Omo-Shasha-Oluwa Forest Reserves  for the establishment of a Protected Area for Games Reserve in Southwest Nigeria. NCF/ERM-U.K/Protea-Nutra. February 2010 to Date.

       

       

      Social Baseline Assessment of Communities within Omo-Shasha-Oluwa Forest Reserves  for the establishment of a Protected Area for Games Reserve in Southwest Nigeria. NCF/ERM-U.K/Protea-Nutra. February 2010 to February 2011.

       

      State Employment and Expenditure for Effectiveness and Result (SEEFOR) in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Edo States of Nigeria. Preparartion of Project Apprasial Document (PAD) and Project Implementation Manual (PIM) for the project. WorldBank Nigeria. December 2010 to June 2011.

       

      Azura- Edo 450 MW Independent Power Project Social Impact Assessment in Edo State, Nigeria. ERM,U.K. March 2011 to November 2011.

       

      Olokola LNG Social Impact Assessment. ERML/OKLNG/CHEVRON Nigeria. August 2011 to October 2011.

       

      Nigeria Erosion Control and Watershed Management Project: Socio Economic and Livelihoods Assessment. WORLDBANK, Nigeria. November 2011 to January 2012

       

      Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN): Rapid Social Impact Assessment Input into Environmental and Social Management Plan for Kainji and Jebba Dams Rehabilitation. PHCN/WORLDBANK Nigeria. March 2012 to June 2012.

       


         Major Conferences Attended and Papers Read in the last four years

       

       

       

       

       

              Ten publications which best reflected my contributions to scholarship and research

       

      1. Oladeji, J. O. (2008). Extension Work: Configuration of Transactional Communication     Process in Agriculture Transformation and Sustainable Food Security. . Pp 123 – 145 In Yahaya, M. K. (ed.)  Communication for Social Change in Developing Countries. Kraft Books Limited. Ibadan.  ISBN  978-978-49098-6-0.

      2. Oladeji, J.O. (2001): Communication Techniques in Extension Work in: Akinbile, L.A. and Oladeji, J.O. (Eds.) Agricultural Extension Education, Centre for External Studies University of Ibadan, Ibadan 58-70. ISBN  978-021-085-7.

       

      3. Oladeji, J.O. and O.B. Oyesola (2000):  Information Needs of Rice Farmers On Harvesting and Processing Activities in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.  In:  T.A. Olowu (Ed.) Proceedings of the Sixth Annual National Conference of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria,, Ilorin AESON 144 – 150.  

      4. Oladeji, O. and Olowu, T.A. (2001):  Agricultural Advertisement in Four Nigerian Dailies:  A Content Study.  Journal of Agriculture  and Social Research Vol. 1. No. 1.  62 – 71.  (Nigeria).

       

      5. Oladeji, J. O. and T.A. Olowu (2002):  The Use of Visuals in Agricultural Advertisements  In Nigerian Newspapers.  Journal of  Agricultural Extension Vol. l. 6. 61 – 64.   (Nigeria).

       

       6. Oladeji, J.O. and T.A. Olowu (2003):  Information Cues of Agricultural Advertisement in Nigerian Daily Newspapers.  Moor Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 4 . No. 2 .  (Nigeria).

       

       7. Oladeji, J.O. and I.O. Badiru (2007): Employment Prospects of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Graduates in the Broadcasting Industry of Southwest, Nigeria. Research Journal of  Applied Sciences, Vol. 2.  No. 3. 319-322.  (Pakistan).

       

      8. Oladeji, J. O. and  Thomas K. A.  (2010): Social  Marketing Approach as an Alternative Extension Delivery for Nutrition Intervention among Women in Osun State, Nigeria. International Journal of  Applied Agricultural Research. Vol. 5. No. 5. 657 – 667. (India).

       

       9. Oladeji, J. O. (2011): Sources and Utilization of Poultry Production Information among Poultry Farmers in Oyo State. International Journal of Livestock Production. Vol. 2. No. 2. 11 – 16. (Kenya).

       

      10    Oladeji, J. O. (2011). Farmers’ Perception of Agricultural Advertisement in Nigerian Newspapers in Ibadan Municipality, Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Media and Communication Studies. Vol. 3. No. 3. 97 – 101. (Kenya)

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