PERSONAL PROFILE

BABATUNDE, Raphael Olarewaju
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Department: Agric. Economics & Farm Mgt.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
(With Dates and Granted Bodies):
WAEC West African Examination Council
B.Agric University of Ilorin
M.Sc. University of Ilorin
Ph.D University of Hohenheim Stuttgart, Germany



MAIN RESEARCH AREAS

Development Economics
Food Security and Poverty Studies
Livelihood Diversification, Income Inequality and Migration Studies
Food and Nutrition Economics
Farming System Research in Developing Countries



Raphael Olanrewaju BABATUNDE profile


His Publications are

  1. Rahji, M.A.Y. and Fakayode S.B. (  ) "Gender Gap and Educational Development for Rural Households Children in Secondary Schools in Oyo State, Nigeria", 1-12.
  2. Babatunde, R.O. and Omotesho, O.A. (2003) "Farm Size and Productivity Relationships among Selected Farms in Kwara State of Nigeria"   Centrepoint Journal, Science Edition, 11(1): 19-29. Published by the Library and Publication Committee, University of Ilorin.
  3. Babatunde, R.O. (2004): ‘‘Efficiency of Resource Use in Selected Farms in Kwara State of Nigeria: A Profit-function Approach’’. Journal of Agricultural Research and Development, 3: 47-59. Published by Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin.
  4. Babatunde, R.O and Omotesho, O.A. (2004): ‘‘Farm Size and Resource Use Efficiency of Selected Farms in Kwara State of Nigeria’’. African Scientist, 5(3):133-139. Published by The Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology (NISEB). Available online at www.klobexpublishers.com
  5. Babatunde, R.O. Omotesho, O.A. and Ogunmokun, O.F. (2004): ‘‘Economics of Cassava Production in Selected Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria’’. African Scientist. 5(4): 193-201. Published by The Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology (NISEB). Available online at www.klobexpublishers.com
  6. Babatunde, R.O. and Boluwade, E.O. (2004): ‘‘Resource Use Efficiency in Food Crop Production in Ekiti State, Nigeria’’. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research. 4(1): 105-117. Published by Agricultural Volunteers of Nigeria (AgVON), Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Available Online at www.ajol.info/journals
  7. Babatunde, R.O and Oyatoye, E.T.O. (2005): ‘‘Food Security and Marketing Problems in Nigeria: The Case of Maize Marketing in Kwara State’’. The Global Food and Product Chain – Dynamics, Innovations, Conflicts, Strategies, Proceedings of Tropentag 2005, Tielkes, E., Hulsebusch, C., Hauser, I., Deininger, A. and Becker, K. (eds.) 475-484. Published by Centre for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. Available online at www.tropentag.de
  8. Babatunde, R.O., Akangbe, J.A and Falola, A. (2005): ‘‘Resource Use Efficiency in Sweet Potato Production in Kwara State of Nigeria’’. Journal of Agricultural Research and Development. 4(2): 187-199. Published by Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin.
  9. Orebiyi, J.S., Olorunsanya, E.O., Babatunde, R.O. and Fatore, E.O. (2006): ‘‘Resources Use Efficiency in Garri Processing in Some Selected Local Government Areas of Ekiti State, Nigeria’’. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. 7(1): 105-111. Published by the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Available online at www.ajol.info/journals/ijard
  10. Babatunde, R.O., Omotesho, O.A and Sholotan, O. (2007): ‘‘Socio-Economics Characteristics and Food Security Status of Rural Farming Households in Kwara State, North-Central Nigeria’’. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 6(1): 49-58. Published by the Asian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. Available online at www.pjbs.org/pjnonline/index.htm
  11. Babatunde, R.O., Omotesho, O.A. and Sholotan, O. (2007): ‘‘Factors Influencing the Food Security Status of Rural Farming Households in North Central Nigeria’’. Agricultural Journal, 2(3): 351-357. Published by Medwell Academic Publishers, Pakistan. Available online at www.medwellonline.net
  12. Babatunde, R.O. Owotoki, G.M; Heidhues, F and Buchenrieder, G . (2007):
    ‘Vulnerability and Food Insecurity Differentials among Male and Female-Headed Farming Households in Nigeria’’. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 4(3): 414-418. Published by Medwell Academic Publishers, Pakistan. Available online at www.medwelljournals.net
  13. Baabatunde, R.O., Omotesho, A.O; Olorunsanya, E.O and Amadou, A. (2007): ‘‘Optimal Crop Combination in Small-size Vegetable Irrigation Farming Scheme: Case Study from Niger Republic’’. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 2(5): 617-622.  Published by Medwell Academic Publishers, Pakistan. Available online at www.medwellonline.net
  14. Babatunde, R.O., Olorunsanya, E.O; Orebiyi, J.S and Falola, A. (2007): ‘‘Optimal Farm Plan in Sweet Potato Cropping Systems: the Case of Offa and Oyun Local Government Areas of Kwara State, North-Central Nigeria’’. Agricultural Journal, 2(2): 285-289.  Published by Medwell Academic Publishers, Pakistan. Available online at www.medwellonline.net
  15. Babatunde, R.O., Fakayode, S.B; Olorunsanya, E.O and Gentry, R.A. (2007): ‘‘Socio-Economics and Saving Patterns of Cooperative Farmers in South-Western Nigeria’’. The Social Sciences, 2(3): 287-292. Published by Medwell Academic Publishers, Pakistan. Available at www.medwelljournals.com
  16. Babatunde, R.O. (2008): ‘‘Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Income on Dietary Calorie Intake in Nigeria’’. European Journal of Social Sciences, 5(4): 174-181. Published by Eurojournals Academic Publishers, UK. Available online at www.eurojournals.com/ejss
  17. Babatunde, R.O. (2008): ‘‘Income Inequality in Rural Nigeria: Evidence from Farming Households Survey Data’’. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2(1): 134-140. Published by International Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. Available online at www.insinet.net
  18. Babatunde, R.O. (2008): ‘‘Income Portfolios in Rural Nigeria: Composition and Determinants’’. Trends in Agricultural Economics, 1(1): 35-41. Published by Asian Network for Scientific Information, Pakistan. Available online at www.ansijournals.com
  19. Fakayode, S.B., Babatunde, R.O. and Ajao, R. (2008): ‘‘Productivity Analysis of
    Cassava-based Production Systems in the Guinea Savannah: Case Study of Kwara State, Nigeria
    ’’. American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research, 3(1): 33-39.     Published by International Digital Organization for Scientific Information, Pakistan.     Available online at www.idosi.org
  20. Babatunde, R.O. and Qaim, M. (2009): ‘‘Patterns of Income Diversification in Rural Nigeria: Determinants and Impacts’’. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 48(4): 305-320. Published by the Faculty of Agriculture, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany. http://www.agrar.hu-erlin.de/struktur/institute/wisola/publ/qjia/contents/2009
  21. Fakayode, S.B., Omotesho, O.A., Olorunsanya, E., Babatunde, R.O. and Obafemi, A.A. (2009): ‘‘Economic Assessment of Fadama Maize Production in Kwara State, Nigeria’’. FAMAN Journal, 23(2009): 57-65. Published by the Farm Management Association of Nigeria.
  22. Babatunde, R.O., Adejobi, A.O. and Fakayode, S.B. “Income and Calorie Intake among Farming Households in Rural Nigeria: Results of Parametric and     Nonparametric Analysis”. Journal of Agricultural Science, Published by the     Canadian Center     of Science and Education
  23. Babatunde, R.O; Omotesho, O.A; Olorunsanya, E.O and Owotoki, G.M. (2008): Gender Differences in Resources Allocation among Farming Households in Nigeria: Implication for Food Security and Living Standard. European Journal of Social Sciences, 5(4): 161-173.

 


WORK IN PROGRESS

1)         Off-farm income diversification among rural households in Nigeria: Impact on income, food security and nutrition.

2)         Comparative analysis of urban and rural food security: A case study of Jos Metropolis, north-central Nigeria.

3)         Income portfolios and income inequality in rural Nigeria: Composition, determinants and impacts on rural households.

4)         Food consumption patterns of urban dwellers in Nigeria: Effect of income and prices on the consumption of food-away-from-home (FAFH) in Ilorin Metropolis.

5)         Micronutrients consumption in Nigeria: The effects of income, food prices and household characteristics.