Welcome! This is the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. Established in 1970 primarily to run undergraduate programme leading to the award of B.Sc. (Agricultural Engineering), the Department started postgraduate programmes leading to the award of M.Sc. and Ph.D (Agricultural Engineering) in 1979. Our undergraduate programme has evolved under several curriculum reviews in response to challenges of food and fibre production and processing in sub-Saharan Africa. This led to a change of name to ‘Agricultural and Environmental Engineering’ in 2011. The Department has remain a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in agro-industrial innovations in Nigeria over the years. Our training is structured to position our graduates in various areas of agro-industrial concern globally. As you navigate through our webpage, I invite you to partner with us or visit us to explore the rich natural ambience of our University campus in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Thank you.
The vision of the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering is to create a teaching and research environment for imparting appropriate skills and knowledge in Agricultural and rural development in an environmental friendly and sustainable manner.
It also has as a component of the vision to conduct cutting edge researches, that will advance frontiers of knowledge and contribute a substantial proportion of innovations and inventions in Nigerian Agricultural system and pursuit of academic excellence to foster the development of Agricultural food and allied industries in Nigeria.
Davids O. Raphael, David A. Okunade, Kola Ogedengbe & Oluwadamilola A. Adekunle. (2020). Assessment of a batch-flow free water surface constructed wetland planted with Rhynchospora corymbosa (L.) Britton for campus greywater treatment. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 27:4275–4283. Published by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany.
Aviara, N.A., C. G. Ojiofor, O. K. Owolarafe, B. S. Ogunsina and F. A. Oluwole (2020). Effect of pre-processing conditions on oil point pressure of sheanut (Vitellaria paradoxa) kernel. AgricEngInt: CIGR Journal 22(2): 172-185.
Omotayo. B. Adeboye, M.O. Olapade, A. P. Adeboye, F. O. Tijani, Shittu, Adekalu, K. O., Osunbitan, J. A. (2020). Variability in Physical, Chemical, and Hydraulic Properties of Agricultural Soil in Southwest Nigeria. Ife Journal of Agriculture, 32(1), 53-67.
Aviara, N. A., Godwin, O. Owolarafe, O.K. Ogunsina , B .S. and Oluwole Fasiu (2018): Effect of Pre-processing Conditions on Oil Point Pressure of Sheanut (Vitellaria paradoxa) Kernel in a Hydraulic Press. Arid Zone Journal of Engineering, Technology and Environment, 14(2): 272 -291
O. D. Raphael, K. Ogedengbe, J. T. Fasinmirin, D. A. Okunade, I. Akande and A. Gbadamosi (2018). Growth-stage-specific crop coefficient and consumptive use of Capsicum chinense using hydraulic weighing lysimeter. Agricultural Water Management, 203: 179-185.
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