The Managing Director and CEO of Sedfort, Mr. Dokun Ogunbodede is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the 27th South-West Zonal Workshop of the Research Extension Farmers Input Linkage System (REFILS). This year’s event with the theme “Next Generation Farmers: A Clarion Call on the Nigerian Youths To Agribusiness” will hold at the New Auditorium, Institute of Agric Research and Training, Near Gate House between 7th – 11th April, 2014.
The South-West Annual Zonal REFILS was established to bring all stakeholders in agriculture (Scientists, Agrochemical Companies, Input Supply Agencies, Policy Makers, NGOs and Farmers) to deliberate on sustainability of Agricultural Production and finding pragmatic solution to production constraints through research, extension and technology adoption for attainment of Food Security in the zone comparing of Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Ondo and Ekiti States.
Other notable personalities expected at the workshop are His Excellency, Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi – Special Guest of Honour; His Excellency, Executive Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajumobi, Guest of Honour and Chief Host; and Executive Director, I.A.R. & T., Ibadan, Prof. J.A. Adediran, Chairman.