Dr. P. O. Anegbeh, Director & Head, Research Outreach Department.


Mailing Address:

Research Outreach Department, RRIN, P. M. B. 1049, Benin-Sapele Road, Iyanomo, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Phone:  Tel: +234 (0) 8116607234
Email: paul_anegbeh@yahoo.com, Anegbeh.Paul@rrin.gov.ng


Ph.D., Agroforestry (Agronomy and Forestry), Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt- 1999.

Research Interest:

  • Agroforestry;
  • Farming System Research;
  • Mixed Farming; Extension;

 Academic Awards / Recognitions:

Academic Awards / Recognitions: Year
I received 10 years long service award from International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria in August  2001
I received 10 years long service award from World Agroforestry Centre, ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya. May 2005
I was elected as President of IITA Senior Staff Association, IITA Station, Onne, Rivers State, 1997 to 2007.         1997 to 2007.
I was recognized as Outstanding Employee of IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria 1993, 1994, and 1995.        
I was recognized as Very Good Employee of IITA,                                 1992; 1996; 1997; 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. 
I was recognized as Outstanding Employee of Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria                   2012, 2013, and 2014.        
I was recognized as Very Good Employee of Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria 2009, 2010, and 2011.  
I received award as Best Final Year Student of Agric in 1982 from Victory High School II, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.   1982


  1. Responsible for transferring knowledge and technology to all stakeholders through outreach (e.g. National Agric Show, World food day, Students’ Industrial training, Conferences, seminars; workshops; AROC etc.)
  2. Developing strong linkages with other departments and units.
  3. Conduct research to add value to the Institute’s mandate crops and develop industrially useful products
  4. Ensure transfer of commercially viable technologies to the ventures arm of the institute for IGR
  5. Plan and develop the Central Testing laboratory and other end use activities for IGR.
  6. Manage and supervise all research activities in the programmes under this department
  7. Plans resources needed to operate the laboratory; maintains inventory control; coordinates laboratories /plants space, equipment and/or facilities.
  8. Produce high quality reports, papers and articles of a publishable standard based on the analysis of data and literature with a clear and engaging writing style.
  9. Establish and manage necessary and appropriate safety precautions in the laboratories, plants and workshops.