Economics and Extension

Outreach and Extension

The aforementioned substations and experimental sites serve to facilitate the Institute’s outreach and extension services to farmers and industrialists/stakeholders operating on its mandate crops all over the country, namely:

  • Serving as effective information channels whereby research findings get to farmers and industrialists. Also, the production constraints of farmers and industrialists are fed back to researchers.
  • Improving the socio-economic status of farmers/farm families through improved and diversified income.
  • Increasing productivity of farmers through effective utilisation of on-farm trial methods, thereby enhancing adoption of technology.
  • Bringing about awareness to farmers on varied methods of utilising farm by products.

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The Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) was established in Ibadan, Oyo State on 1st December, 1964 as a successor autonomous rese arch organisation to the Nigerian Substation of the defunct West African Cocoa Research Institute (WACRI)

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