The regional initiative of Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE) was launched in 2013 to support change and improvement in Human Capital Development within the region. The ACE project was successfully introduced in eight West and Central Africa countries with a US$150 million investment approved by IDA in April 2014. Nineteen (19) ACEs were competitively selected in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, The Gambia, and Togo. In Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, the fields covered include food processing and value addition, crop and pasture range, livestock science and sustainable environment, environment systems and Agriculture, Production Economics And Environmental Policy. Projects were also selected in Health and Agriculture.
The Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment (CEADESE) is a proposed Centre of Excellence in agriculture anchored at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Nigeria. The Centre is to focus on teaching, learning and research excellence in agricultural productivity under sustainable environment
ACE-CEADESE aims to meet the challenges of producing new generation of young scientists, cutting-edge research outcomes leading to agricultural productivity through the development of innovative and resourceful products, crop varieties, animal breeds/ strains and safe nutritious feeds/ foods.
CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, 13TH JANUARY, 2017
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is pleased to announce that admissions into postgraduate training programmes at the Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment, are now open. Applications are invited from candidates of all nationalities.
The Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment (CEADESE) runs specialised postgraduate courses leading to award of Master (M.AgSE) and Doctorate (PhD AgSE) degrees in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment. The courses are designed to integrate academic and entrepreneurial skills with demand-driven research. The Centre runs the following options: