SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA @ 50 (1969-2019)

The Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) would turn 50 years next year. As part of the celebration, the Society has planned series of programmes to be held as part of Makurdi 2019 Conference. The Society also plan to write a book to commemorate the occasion.

POSSIBLE TITLE

  1. HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCIENCE OF SOILS IN NIGERIA

POSSIBLE TABLE OF CONTENT

  1. SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (formation, past and present leadership, historical events, membership trajectory, fellowship awards, SSSN in five decades-Inclusive of Pictures, First decade (1968-1978), Second decade (1979-1989), Third decade (1990-2000), Fourth decade (2001-2011), Fifth decade (2012-Present) etc)
  2. SOIL SCIENCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIA (historical journey-Institutions and structures, curriculum development, principal actors like first Principal, lectures in College of Agriculture Moore plantation, Zaria, Nsukka etc)
  3. RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY (historical development of facilities, personnel, output, focus etc)
  4. PUBLICATIONS (by the society like journals, proceedings, monograph, special publications, important publications by individuals etc)
  5. COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS ( past and present contributions of soil scientists via various appointments like President, Vice President, Governor, Minister, Vice Chancellor, Provost, Rector, Executive Directors of Agencies, etc)
  6. STRATEGIC PARTNERS (collaboration efforts with FAO, NPFS, INDORAMA, AGROLYZER, Fertilizer companies, Agro-allied companies, – could also serve as advertisement section)
  7. The greatest Achievements and the greatest Challenges of SSSN.
  8. More topics
  9. More topics
  10. More topics

TIME FRAME

ALL CHAPTERS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE END OF APRIL, 2019 for review and publication. Formatting details would be communicated to  selected  participants.

CONTRIBUTORS

VOLUNTEERS – Financially active members of  SSSN should indicate the topic they wish to contribute to by the close of work on MONDAY 26th November 2018.. The Society will handle the final selection. Those selected would receive further information by the first week of December, 2018.

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