The Federal University Oye Ekiti has been awarded a research grant to carry out a study entitled
“Participatory evaluation and promotion of improved pepper cultivars (Capsicum spp.) among small scale farmers”
The project which will be implemented in Ekiti State is funded by the Africa-Brazil Agricultural Innovation Market place Initiative supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the Brazilian government.
Members of the research team are: 1. Professor Akin Omotayo (Co-leader, Nigeria)