The 2013 annual workshop of the NICANVEG Project (IDRC 106511) was held on the 1st to 8th of December 2013 at Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State.

Among the important dignitaries invited to the workshop are:

  • The host, Vice Chancellor UNIOSUN- Prof . Bashir Okesina,
  • Vice Chancellor, OAU - Prof. Bamitale Omole,
  • Commissioner for Agriculture, Osun- Dr. Wale Adedoyin,
  • farmers’ representatives,
  • FADAMA representatives,
  • Director General, NABDA - Prof. O.B. Solomon,
  • NICANVEG Project Manager- Adj. Prof Bob Eilers
  • The Principal Investigators
  • Project Scientists
  • and other important dignitaries

the major sections in the workshop include

  1. Declaring the workshop open
  2. Report on agronomic trials –Prof. Clem.  Adebooye
  3. B - Report on advanced agronomic trials- Prof Duro Oyedele
  4. Food science and value addition- Prof K.A. Taiwo
  5. Economics and marketing- Prof A.B. Ayanwale
  6. Extension and Communication- Dr T.O. Alao and Dr J. O. Ayinde
  7. Discussion of presentations

Cross section of participants at the workshop

Some seedlings were displayed on various means of propagating indigenous vegetables







Worowo Cuttings                                                                                                                    Ugu Seedlings