Dr. Vincent Aduramigba-Modupeis a Senior Research Fellow and a developmental soil scientistat the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), ObafemiAwolowo University, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria. He has over 20 years’ experience in the field ofsite specific nutrient management, budgeting and use efficiency under intensive rainfed and irrigated cropping; digital soil mapping and systems agronomy.
He was a recipient of the Israeli MASHAV, German CIPSEM, Australia ALAF and Chinese NDRC fellowships (among others) which enabled him to acquire specialized skills at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany and University of Sydney, Australia in digital soil mapping, precision agriculture and natural resources management.
Dr. Aduramigba-Modupehas proven experience in managing multidisciplinary teams in various countries in West Africa and led series ofcollaborative projects on soil nutrient management. He coordinated the survey of the 3 sentinel sites ofAfSIS I project in Nigeria;and AfSIS II/NiSIS project on measuring the nutrient status of Nigeria croplands funded by BMGF through Rothamsted Research. He was the Regional Coordinator of the ILWAC project in Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire and Nigeria funded by the Danish Trust Fund through the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD. He recently co-coordinated a nationalproject funded by IDH and OCPon soil fertility evaluation for formulation of appropriate cocoa fertilizer in Nigeria.
Dr. Aduramigba-Modupeholds a PhD in soil fertility and modelling from the University ofIbadan, Nigeria.His visionfor INI Africa is bringingscience-led N management innovations to scale through value chain development within the IAR4D.