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.