To carry out farming systems research, extension and socio- economics activities aimed at reducing malnutrition, enhancing smallholder-farmers’ income and job creation by maintaining effective linkages between research scientists and farmers for technology development and transfer of innovations for adoption by farmers for increased productivity and improved livelihoods.

Director/Program Leader, Farming Systems Research and Extension Program

Dr. Suleman Onuh Idoko,


Mailing Address:

Research Outreach Department, Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, Iyanomo, Benin City.

Phone: (+234)705 601-8315



  • Ph.D., University of Benin (Soil Science)
  • M.Sc., University of Benin (Soil Science)
  • Agriculture, University of Agriculture, Makurdi (Crop/Soil Science)

Research Interest:

Soil Fertility, Farming Systems Agronomy, Agro-Forestry

Selected awards / recognitions:

Ethical Conduct Award (CAC/IT/No. 52438) By Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation, Lokoja.