The Department is very pleased to have had a visit and Public Seminar from Professor Dominic Aja Okpara. Professor Okpara is the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. He is a Professor of Agronomy and has been actively involved in agricultural research and development, particularly in Cropping Systems, Plant nutrition and integrated nutrient management in the fragile farming ecosystems of south eastern Nigeria. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Vice Chancellor in 2012, he had served the University in various capacities: Head, Department of Agronomy and Dean, College of Crop and Soil Sciences.
Professor Okpara expressed interest in collaboration between UofG and their University in Nigeria.