Association of African Universities Fellow visits Campus

Koos Degenaar -- Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:22

Association of African Universities fellow visits campus

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension at the North-West University´s (NWU´s) Mafikeng Campus, played host to Prof Dixon Olutade Torimiro, a researcher and academic from the Association of African Universities (AAU).  Prof Torimiro is from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria and visited the campus from 11 July to 29 July 2016.

As a Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology he was also selected as one of ten fellows of the ECOWAS-AAU Academic Exchange Programme for the African continent. 

During his three-week stay he made presentations on Grantsmanship; Academic Culture and Mentorship; and Contemporary Issues in Agricultural Extension.