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The Department of Soil Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi is hosting the 43rd Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria “Makurdi 2019”

August 14, 2018

Dear Distinguished Fellows and Members of SSSN, The Society in collaboration with LOC “Makurdi 2019” is pleased to officially announce that:                                             2nd Announcement                            Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi is Hosting the 43rd Annual Conference                                 Of the Soil Science Society of Nigeri “Makurdi 2019”                                      Date: 14th July-18th July 2019 […]

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NISS Act 2017 policy document

August 11, 2018

After so many years of hard work, the acting president Prof Yemi Osinbajo GCON finally signed into law the Act 2017 approving the establishment of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science. The announcement which was signed by the acting president on the 8th of June 2016 was applauded by the leadership of the senate … Continue reading →NISS Act 2017 policy document

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Professor Victor Chude Re-appointed to Chair African Soil Partnership

August 8, 2018

The immediate past President of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN), Professor Victor Okechukwu Chude, fsssn has been re-appointed to chair the African Soil Partnership of the United Nation’s Food Agricultural Organization  (FAO).  In a letter convening the re-appointment,  Ronald Vargas,  the Secretary,  Global Soil Partnership predicated his re-appointment on his outstanding leadership performance during the recently successfully concluded AfSP workshop in Rome.  The appointment is for a period of two years starting June […]

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Professor Joshua Ogunwole Assumes Duty as the Vice Chancellor of Bowen University, Iwo

August 3, 2018

Professor Joshua Olalekan Ogunwole assumed duties as the 4th substantive Vice Chancellor of Bowen University, Iwo on the 1st August 2018. Prof Ogunwole obtained PhD in Soil Physics in 2000 from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was appointed a full Professor in 2007. He was a visiting TWAS Associate in 2010, a Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt in 2014 and a Fulbright Scholar in 2009. He has been a regular Associate at the Abdus Salam […]

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21ST WORLD CONGRESS OF SOIL SCIENCE STARTS ON THE 12 AUGUST

July 18, 2018

Invitation Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), the Latin American Soil Science Society (SLCS) and the Brazilian Soil Science Society (SBCS), it is our pleasure to invite you to the 21st World Congress of Soil Science. The congress will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12-17, 2018 and we hope that you will be able to join us for this global meeting. As the most acclaimed meeting […]

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