During the inaugural School of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Lecture Series at Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology in Ondo State, the Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Prof. Odunayo Adebooye, delivered a compelling message to university scholars and researchers across the country. He emphasized the critical importance of actively engaging in high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective technological research to address the pressing challenges of food security.
Prof. Adebooye’s enlightening lecture, titled “Innovative Research and Extension Service Delivery for Sustainable Agricultural Production and Economic Growth in Nigeria,” underscored the need for scholars to spearhead transformative research initiatives. By leveraging their expertise and embracing cutting-edge technologies, scholars can contribute significantly to sustainable agricultural practices and drive economic growth in Nigeria.
The call to action resonated with the audience, urging scholars to proactively seek solutions to the complex issues surrounding food security. Through innovative research and effective extension services, they can revolutionize agricultural production, ensuring a steady and sustainable supply of food while fostering economic development.
This thought-provoking lecture serves as a rallying cry for scholars to rise to the occasion, working collectively to overcome food security challenges and pave the way for a prosperous future in Nigeria.