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Global Leaders celebrate EKSPOLY Rector, Prof Adesodun, Bestowing "Shining Star Award" in India

Global Leaders celebrate EKSPOLY Rector, Prof Adesodun, Bestowing "Shining Star Award" in India

As the 6th International Conference on 'Sustainable Agriculture Development' in Cuttack, India comes to a close today, the Rector of the Ekiti State Polytechnic, Iṣan Ekiti, Prof Johnson Kayode Adesodun has bagged another world class award titled: *"Shining Star Award"*.


This recognition comes hot just a day after Prof Adesodun was awarded for his outstanding oral presentation of a research paper titled "Carbon Footprint and Aggregation of an Alfisol in Response to Different Tillage and Maize/Cowpea Intercrop," at the same conference yesterday, underscoring his contribution to the field of sustainable agriculture.


The "Shining Star Award" serves to acknowledge Prof Adesodun's exceptional work and dedication to advancing agricultural practices that align with sustainable development goals. His recent research, which focuses on innovative tillage and intercropping techniques, offers groundbreaking insights into reducing the carbon footprint in agricultural processes, a critical step towards mitigating climate change effects.


The award ceremony, a highlight of the international conference, saw a gathering of esteemed scholars, researchers, and practitioners in the field of sustainable agriculture. Prof Adesodun's recognition at this prestigious event not only honours his individual achievements but also shines a light on the innovative research and academic excellence emanating from Ekiti State Polytechnic, Iṣan Ekiti.


With this latest honour, Prof Adesodun continues to set a benchmark for academic and research excellence in Nigeria and across the global agricultural community. His work is a testament to the crucial role of academic research in addressing some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.



*Martins Olowoyo*


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