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By Dr Folaranmi Babalola, TBA Alumni – Kibale 2003
Professor Jonathan Onyekwelu of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), gave the keynote address as the 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference by the Nigeria Tropical Biology Association (NTBA) got under way in Akure, Nigeria on 19th May 2015.
With more than 50 participants attending the event, the conference aims to explore the role of multidisciplinary approaches in sustainable resource management, and further, how collective responsibility in resource use can be enhanced in Nigeria.
The day began with a series of high-profile speakers, led by Professor Shadrack Akindele of the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT) at FUTA, and Joseph Onoja of the Nigeria Conservation Foundation.
The Nigeria TBA alumni group (NTBA) is delighted to invite you to its 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference which will be held from 19th – 20th May 2015 at the Theodore Idibiye Francis Auditorium, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
Under the overarching theme “Conservation in 21st Century Nigeria: Transcending disciplinary boundaries”, and with different sub-themes, NTBA invites original research papers especially in the areas of biodiversity conservation and management. Continue reading “NTBA’s 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference: 19th – 20th May 2015”