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Dr. Usman Argungu Hassan

Director State Coordination

Dr. Usman Argungu Hassan is an accomplished Agriculturist with specialisation in Crop Production, Soil Fertility and Management, Irrigation Agronomy, Extension Services, Plant Breeding and Genetics, whose experience spanned over 35 years in the field and also in Agricultural Business Consultancy and Professional advice to Organisations and Government.

He holds a B.Sc. Agriculture (1979) and M.Sc. Agronomy (1983) from the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Ph.D Plant Breeding and Genetics from University of Agriculture, Makurdi in 2016.

He is a Professional Member of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST); Polymer institute of Nigeria (PIN); Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (ISMN); Institute of Professional Industrialists and Management Development (IPIMD) and Associate Fellow of the African Business School (ABS) in strategic corporate Administration. He is also a member of the Nigerian chapter of the African Rural and Ag ricultural Credit Association (AFRACA).

Dr. Usman Hassan finally retired as Director of Information and Communication Department at the Raw Materials Research and Development Council on the 14th July, 2015 and is now the Chairman/CEO of Arewa Kebbi Investments Nigeria Limited and Durumbu Farms and Agro-Consulting Ltd.

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