Dr. Vincent Aduramigba-Modupeis a Senior Research Fellow and a developmental soil scientist at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Obafemi Awolowo University, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of site-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 the University of Sydney, Australia in digital soil mapping, precision agriculture and natural resources management.
Dr. Aduramigba-Modupehas has proven experience in managing multidisciplinary teams in various countries in West Africa and led a series of collaborative 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 national project funded by IDH and OCP on soil fertility evaluation for the formulation of appropriate cocoa fertilizer in Nigeria.
Dr. Aduramigba-Modupeholds a Ph.D. in soil fertility and modeling from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His vision for INI Africa is bringing science-led N management innovations to scale through value chain development within the IAR4D.