ICED hosted the Evidence to Action Conference in Nairobi from May 24th-25th,2017

Participants at the Systematic Review training at ISSER, University of Ghana


Participants of ICED Systematic Review, Morogoro, Tanzania

USADF Convening 2018 5-7th March, Accra Ghana

Dr Simeon Adebayo Bamire

Associate Senior Evaluation Fellow

Dr Simeon Adebayo Bamire is currently a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.    He was the head of department of Agricultural Economics, in August 2011 to July 2012 and  Agric. Consultant, Rolan Management Consultants, Surulere, Lagos in 1991-1992.  He recently attended a couple of workshops to name a few on National Cassava Summit titled: “Towards a $5 Billion Per Annum Industry over the Next 5 Years”, held at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja on Thursday 8th September 2016. Also another workshop on “Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) and Planning Meeting” organized by the International Maize Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), Nairobi, Kenya, and held in Mount Meru Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania from 21-25 March, 2016.  Humid Tropics Work Plan Meeting organized by OAU, Ile-Ife and NISER, Ibadan, Nigeria held in NISER, 23 February, 2016.

Dr Adebayo has been awarded of Excellence by Nigerian Association of Agricultural Students (NAAS), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. In recognition of exemplary leadership and remarkable contributions to the development of the Faculty of Agriculture, OAU, Ife on Wednesday February 17, 2016. He is an ambassador Award by Great Ife Alumni Association, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Home Branch. In recognition of priceless contributions to the development of educational sector in Nigeria and for serving as a worthy ambassador of Great Ife Alumni Association Home Branch, OAU, Ile-IFE, Nigeria on December 10, 2015.

He is a member of the postgraduate committee as from August 2015 to date. A member, committee of Deans from 2013 – 2015, Academic Session. He has facilitated the training of Twenty-two members of staff and students of the Faculty of Agriculture department attended an intensive Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) training workshop on the processing of Biofortified Vitamin A Cassava into different products in the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan in 2015.

Dr Adebayo is a member of the following professional bodies: Nigerian Society for Environmental Management (NISEM), African Crop Science Society, International Society of Roots and Tubers Nigerian Rural Sociological Association, Nigeria.

Amongst his several publications, are Gaya, H. I., A. Tegbaru, A. S. Bamire, T. Abdoulaye and A. D. Kehinde (2016.). Gender differentials and adoption of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties among farmers in Northern Nigeria. European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN (Paper) 2222-1905 ISSN (Online) 2222-2839.  Fellowships attended to name a few, on 12 May- June 24  2016  Principal Investigator, Packaging Technology to Reduce Storage Losses of Cassava Derivates in Nigeria, German Development Cooperation, GIZ Office, Asokoro District, Abuja, Nigeria. And in December 2014- 31st December 2015,  Principal Investigator, Maize Seed delivery Systems in Ghana and Nigeria, Maize Flagship Project, CIMMYT, Mexico.

His academic qualifications Ph.D. (Agric. Economics) in 1999, M. Phil., (Agric. Economics) in 1992, at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Bachelors in 1985 Agric. (Hons.)(Agric. Economics), University of Ife, Ile - Ife.