Kolawole, O.D. (2007): “Analysis of factors influencing rural employment promotion for community development in Southern Nigeria,” In A. Kungolas, C.A. Brebbia and E. Beriatos (eds.) Sustainable Development and Planning III, Vol. 1, Southampton, UK: Witpress, pp. 273-280.

Kolawole, O. D., V. O. Okorie., M. T. Ogidiowa and M. O. Adeogun (2007): “Ethno-veterinary practices amongst small–holder farmers in Ekiti state, Nigeria,” African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 4(4), pp. 434-442.

Kolawole, O.D. (2007): “Adult literacy and sustainable rural community development: Lessons from South-western Nigeria” in Parry K., S. Andema and L. Timusiime (eds.) Promoting Reading in Africa beyond the School, Kampala: Fountain Publishers Ltd. Volume 2.

Torimiro, D.O. and O.D. Kolawole (2006): “Women voices on African rural child in the development process: Between tradition and modernism,” Research Journal of Social Sciences, 1(1), pp. 21-31

Torimiro, D. O., O.D. Kolawole and M.O. Adeogun (2006): “Nigeria’s University-Based Rural Development Project: An exemplary holistic model for rural community empowerment in sub-Saharan African region”, Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology, Vol. 6, Nos. 1&2, pp. 1-12.

Kolawole, O.D. and D.O. Torimiro (2006): “Nigerian poor majority: Issues and challenges in the 21st Century,” Research Journal of Social Sciences, 1(1), pp. 11-20.

Kolawole, O.D. (2006): “Local farmers’ approach to soil conservation: Lessons from Nigeria,” Indilinga: African Journal of indigenous knowledge systems, 5 (1), pp. 75-86.

Torimiro, D.O. and O.D. Kolawole (2005): “New Partnership for Africa’s Development vision for agricultural technology transfer,” In S.F. Adedoyin (ed.) Agricultural Extension in Nigeria. Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, pp. 170-176.

Kolawole, O.D. (2005): “Introducing indigenous education to University undergraduate students: Feelers from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria,” South African Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 19, Special Issue, pp.1189-1196

Kolawole, O.D. (2005): “Mainstreaming local people’s knowledge and implications for higher education in the South,” South African Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 19, Special Issue, pp. 1427-1443

Kolawole, O.D. (2005): “The role of local knowledge in sustainable rural development,” In Jibowo, A.A., A.A. Ladele and A.B. Ogunwale (eds.) Food security and rural development in a deregulated economy, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association, Nigerian Rural Sociological Association,pp. 49-54.

Kolawole O.D. and A.O. Ajayi (2005): “Entrepreneurship development and employment promotion for poverty reduction in rural communities of Lagos State, Nigeria,” Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology, Vol.5 (1&2), pp. 92-99.

Kolawole, O.D. and D.O. Torimiro (2005): “Participatory rural entrepreneurship development for grassroots transformation: A factor analysis,” Journal of Human Ecology, 18(3), pp. 193-198.

Torimiro, D.O. and O.D. Kolawole (2005): “Nigerian rural youths in a culture of undignified survival strategies,” Journal of Social Sciences, 11(1), pp.83-89.

Kolawole, O.D. and E.A. Laogun (2005): “Between man and his environment: Indigenous knowledge approaches to soil fertility conservation amongst farmers in Ekiti State, Nigeria,” Journal of Human Ecology, 17(2), pp.109-115.

Torimiro, D.O.; M. Malik; and O.D. Kolawole (2004): “Perceived roles of African rural parents in child education and development,” Early Child Development and Care, Carfax Publishing, Vol.174 (7-8), pp. 721-731.

Kolawole O.D; A.F., Agboola; and E.A Laogun (2004): “The roles of institutions in the utilisation of indigenous knowledge for sustainable agricultural development,” In C.P.O. Obinne, B.A. Kalu, and J.C. Umeh (eds.) Indigenous Knowledge and Agriculture for Sustainable Development. CEKARD Associates and Partner in Development, pp. 284-296.

Kolawole, O.D. and E.A Laogun (2004): “Socio-economic and ecological factors influencing the use of indigenous knowledge practices in soil fertility conservation by farmers in Ekiti State, Nigeria,” Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology, Vol. 4 (1 & 2), pp.141-149.

Kolawole, O.D. (2004): “Rural communities and indigenous knowledge systems in a changing world: Soil fertility conservation practices amongst farmers,” The Anthropologist, 6(4), pp. 283-288.

Kolawole, O.D. (2003): “Determinants of rural households’ heads’ level of achievement: A correlation analysis, Journal of Extension Systems, 19(2), pp.77-88.

Kolawole, O.D.; A.J. Farinde; and J.A Alao (2003): “Other side of farmers adoption behaviour: Forms of discontinuance,” Journal of Extension Systems, 19(1), pp. 70-80.

Farinde, A.J.; O.D. Kolawole; and J.A. Alao (2002): “Innovation discontinuance decision by farmers in Ekiti North area of Ekiti State, Nigeria,” Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology, Vol. 3 (Nos. 1 and 2), pp 50-55.

Kolawole, O.D. and A.O. Ajayi (2002): “Dilemma of the Nigerian child: Rural Lagos perspective,” In V.A. Adeyeye (ed.) Proceedings of the 5th National Research Network Meeting and Conference of the Children in Agriculture Programme (CIAP), Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan, Nigeria, pp. 207-216.

Kolawole, O. D. (2001): “Local knowledge utilisation and sustainable rural development in the 21st Century,” Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, The Hague: 9(3), pp. 13-15.

Kolawole, O.D. (2000): “Accelerating rural industrialisation through appropriate technology: Need for reconsideration,” In Jibowo, A.A., A.A. Ladele and A.B. Ogunwale (eds.) Community level participation in rural development, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association, pp. 28-33.

Ajayi, A.O; O.D. Kolawole; F.O Adereti (2000): “Analysis of safety practices during the application of agrochemical and their implication for agricultural extension programme planning,” Journal of School Health Education, Vol.7 (Nos. 1&2), pp. 92-103.

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Dr. Oluwatoyin Dare, Kolawole obtained an Ordinary Diploma in general Agriculture from the School of Agriculture, Akure in 1985. He the proceeded to the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he earned his Bachelor's (Hons) , Master's and Doctorate degrees in 1989, 1996 and 2002, respectively. Kolawole is currently a Lecturer I and teaches Rural Sociology and Agriculture courses in the Department. He is also the Coordinator of the University based Isoya Rural Department under the auspices of the Department since 2004. His research interests are in rural community empowerment, which encompasses indigenous knowledge, Adult Literacy and Rural Employment.

Toyin Kolawole scholar who is a member of many research networks and has a number of publications in reputable International and Local research journals to his credit some of which are as follows:




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