Francis Oke, Adereti


Prof. Francis Oke, Adereti obtained a National Certificate in Education (NCE) in Agricultural Science in 1984 from Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. He got his B.Sc. (Vocational Agric. Education) in 1987 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He later proceeded to the University of Ibadan where he obtained his M.Ed. (Curriculum Studies in Science Education) and Ph.D (Agricultural Extension) in 1991 and 2000 respectively. Prof. Adereti was a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Science, Adeyemi College of Education between   1992 and 2002 before he joined the service of Obafemi Awolowo University as Lecturer I in 2002. He is presently a Professor in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development in the University. His research interests are agricultural education, rural women and poverty studies. He is a member of a number of professional associations, which include National Association of Agricultural Education, National Association of Agricultural Education in Nigeria Colleges of Education, Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Science Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (STAN), Rural Sociological Association of Nigeria (RuSAN) and International Research and Development Network of Children and Youth in Agriculture Programme (CYIAP NETWORK) in Nigeria. Prof. Adereti has published in reputable local and international academic journals