Rural Development Expert
Osuntade Olubukola Bosede, a Rural Development Expert holds a Ph.D in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. She joined Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Project in 2008 as an Administrative Assistant, and presently a Consultant of Rural Development for the same project.
Previously, she worked as the Program Officer (Research and Development) for Livelihoods Support and Development Centre (SLIDEN Africa), and presently the Coordinator of the NGO.
Dr Osuntade joined Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora, in 2012, where she presently works as a Lecturer. She is an AWARD 2011 fellow and also belongs to The Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE) USA, Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), South African Society of Agricultural Extension (SASAE), Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) and Sustainable Livelihoods Development Network for Africa (SLIDEN Africa). She is passionate about improving the livelihood of rural populace.
Osuntade is interested in community based research with specific focus on rural women group, local institutions and needed institutional and organization framework for achieving global objectives in agricultural institutions.