Welcome to the official website of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Phone Number
+2348055275332

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Office Address
Department of Agricultural Economics, OAU Ife.

Area(s) of Specialization
Agricultural Marketing & Cooperative; Agricultural Competitiveness & Socio-Economics of Climate Change

Qualifications
B. Agric, M.Sc., PhD. (Rural Economics)

Publication(s)
Kassali, R. and Adeyemo, R. (2007). Structure-Conduct-Performance of Cooperative Societies in Osun State, Nigeria. Bowen Journal of Agriculture. 4(1): 10-21.

Idowu, E.O., Alawode, O.O., Alimi, T. and Kassali, R. (2007). Analysis of Agricultural Land Market in Ondo State of Nigeria. Bowen Journal of Agriculture. 4(1): 76-93.

Kassali, R. and Idowu, E.O. (2007). Economics of Onion Storage under Tropical Conditions. International Journal of Vegetable Science. 13(1): 85-97.

Kassali, R. and Ayanwale, A.B. (2008). Profitability, Scale and Resource Use Efficiency Among Poultry Egg Farmers under Different Management Systems in Oyo and Osun States, Nigeria.

Kassali, R., Ayanwale, A.B. and Williams, S.B. (2009). Farm Location and Determinants of Agricultural Productivity in the Oke-Ogun Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. 11(2):1-19.

Tijani, A.A. and Kassali, R. (2009). Cocoa Prices Relationships on London and New York Markets and Implications for Traders. Ife Journal of Agriculture. 24: 65-78.

Ayanwale, A.B., Kassali, R. and Baruwa, O.I. (2009). Determinants of Profit in Yam Wholesaling in the Ibadan Metropolis of Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Rural Research and Information. 4(2):11-19.

Kassali, R. (2009). Economics of Egg Wholesale Market in Osun State, Nigeria. Nigerian Poultry Science Journal. 6:2-10.

Kassali, R. and Baruwa, O.I. (2010). Demand for Yam in Osun State, Nigeria. Journal of Rural Research and Information 5(1):1-12.

Kassali, R., Kareem, R.O., Oluwasola, O. and Ohaegbulam, O.M. (2010). Analysis of Demand for Rice in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. 12(2):63-77.

Kassali, R. (2010). Climate Change, Agricultural Productivity and Biotechnological Implications in Southwest Nigeria. In Adebooye, O.C.,
Taiwo, K.A. and Fatufe, A.A. (eds.). Biotechnology Development and Threat of Climate Change in Africa: The case of Nigeria. A. von Humboldt International Conference. Curvillier Verlag, Gottingen. 2: 63-75.

Kassali, R. (2011). Profitability, Risk and Pricing Efficiency in Onion Storage. International Journal of Vegetable Science. 17(3): 213-223.

Kassali, R., Baruwa, O.I. and Mariama, B.M. (2011). Economics of Fish Production and Marketing in the Urban Areas of Tillabery and Niamey in Niger Republic. International Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development. 4(2): 65-71.

Kassali, R. (2011). Economics of Sweet Potato Production. International Journal of Vegetable Science. 17(4): 313-321.

Idowu, E.O. and Kassali, R. (2011). Determinants of Farm Income in the
Peri-Urban Agriculture of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. In Remi Adeyemo (ed.). Urban Agriculture, Cities and Climate Change. AvH International Conference. Curvillier Verlag, Gottingen. Pp.75-80.

Adeyemo, R., Kassali, R., Oke, J.T.O. and Akinola, A.A. (2011). Reuse of Organic Solid Waste in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. In Remi Adeyemo (ed.). Urban Agriculture, Cities and Climate Change. AvH International Conference. Curvillier Verlag, Gottingen. Pp.126 - 131.

Owabumuwa, J.O. and Kassali, R. (2012). Achieving the Cassava Transformation Agenda: Improving Current Farms and Developing New Ones. In Idowu et al. (eds.): Agriculture in the National Transformation Agenda: The Policy Mix. Proceedings of the NAAE Annual Conference held at Ile-Ife, Sept. 25-27. Pp. 63-70.

Kassali, R. and Owabumuwa, J.O. (2012). Competitiveness in Maize and Cassava Production in Osun State of Nigeria: The Policy Analysis Matrix Approach. In Idowu et al. (eds.): Agriculture in the National Transformation Agenda: The Policy Mix. Proceedings of the NAAE Annual Conference held at Ile-Ife, Sept. 25-27. Pp. 669-678.

Kassali, R., Ayanwale, A.B., Idowu, E.O. and Williams, S.B. (2012). Effect of Rural Transportation System on Agricultural Productivity in Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics. 113(1): 13-19. (Germany)

Kassali, R., Adejobi, A.O. and Okparaocha, C.P. (2013). Analysis of Cooperative Financial Performance in Ibadan Metropolis. International Journal of Cooperative Studies. 2(1):10-15. (USA)

Adejobi, A.O. and Kassali, R. (2013). Markets and Rural Services as Determinants for Improved Seeds Usage by Crop Farmers in Osun State, Nigeria. African Crop Science Journal. 21(2):143-152.

Baruwa, O.I., Kassali, R. and Aremu, F.J. (2015). Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties Among Farming Households in Osun State, Nigeria. Production, Agriculture and technology (PAT). 11(2):1-9.

Kassali, R., Aremu, F. J. and Shittu, B. A. (2015). An economic analysis of watermelon marketing in Oyo State, Nigeria. Production, Agriculture and Technology (PAT). 11(2):43-52.

Kassali, R., Fakokunde, A. O. and Ojo, T. O. (2016). Analysis of performance of rice wholesaling and retailing in Osun State, Nigeria. NSUK Journal of Science & Technology. 6(1): 15-19.

Girei, A. A., Ohen, S. B. and Kassali, R. (2017). Production Function Analysis of Pumpkin (Cucurbita spp) in Central Agricultural Zone of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Science and Practice. 2: 8-15.