Olajide, Adeola O.
Oluwafunmiso Adeola Olajide is a lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan. She obtained her first and second degrees from the same Department and University in 1997 and 1998 respectively. She had a brief stint working in the private sector before leaving for her doctoral studies in Agricultural Economics at the University of Hohenheim Stuttgart Germany under the auspices of the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) and the tutelage of her ‘Doktorvater’ and mentor Prof Dr. Werner Doppler. She specialized in Farming and Rural Systems Economics and her research interests include Food Security, Living Standard, Climate Change and Gender issues. She is a member of several professional associations including the African Association of Agricultural Economist; and since 2011 became the Assistant General Secretary of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists; and in 2017 became the General Secretary of the Association. She has over 30 publications including books, journal articles, chapter in a book and conference articles in both local and international media. She was twice a visiting researcher at the University of Hohenheim’s Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Sub-Tropics, Stuttgart, Germany. She is a 2014 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellow. She has a passion for smallholder farmers, particularly women, and she loves to mentor students as well as young faculty members.