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Margaret Joke Koyenikan

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Benin City General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2003 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
1995 Master Agricultural Sciences
1986 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Extension and rural development approaches and administration. Gender in agriculture and rural development. Training needs analysis of farmers and advisory services providers for poverty reduction and sustainable development.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Koyenikan, M. J. (2010).Gender Analysis of Participatory Needs Assessment of Emeroke Community in AkwaIbom State, Nigeria: Implications for Agricultural Extension Interventions, Gender and Behaviour. 8(1): 2677-2689.
Refereed article.

Koyenikan, M.J. andEdeoghon, C.O.(2010).Gender desegregation of the activities of cassava processing groups in south east agro-ecological zone of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology. 11(1): 95-103.
Refereed article.

Koyenikan, M.J. (2011). Extension workers access to climate information and sources in Edo State Nigeria. Archives of Applied Science Research. 3 (3): 11-20. Scholars Research Library ISSN-2360-798x.

Koyenikan, M. J., Koyenikan, E. B. and Ilekendi, B. M. (2012). Bottom-Up Agricultural Extension Services Delivery in Nigerian Local Government Councils: An Assessment of Delta State. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development. 5(2): 87-96.

Koyenikan, M.J. and Omoregbee, F.E. (2016). Practitioners’ perception of challenges and effectiveness of Nigerian research-extension-farmer-input linkage system. Journal of Development and Communication Studies, 4 (2): 416-427.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching udergraduate and Postgraduate students, Research in agricultural extension and rural development, technology adoption and gender in development

Workshop and Conference Attended

held at JumeirahMessilah Beach Hotel, Kuwait 16th – 19th May 2016. Fifth General Assembly and International Conference on Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)
29th July- 3rd August, 2012. Mount Claire State University, New Jersey, USA International Conference for Sustainable Development
9-13 September, 2017 Ingham and Townsville, Australia,. 19. Joint Australasia Pacific Extension Network (APEN) and 8th Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) Annual Meeting held


Agriultural Extension Society of Nigeria

Presentation given

30 October- 3 November, 2017. Paper Read:
Access and training needs in telephone applications among extension workers
Durban, South Africa
Event: Third African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS) Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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