Prof. Foluso Okunmadewa is a Professor of Agricultural Economics with considerable skills and knowledge in Welfare Economics, Development Planning and Analysis, Ph.D. Agricultural Economist (1990) University of Ibadan . He is Lead Social Protection Specialist (World Bank) July 2005– to date, Working on Human Development Projects with special attention to Community-driven Development Projects, Social Protection, Poverty , Risk and Vulnerability Assessments, Rural and Microfinance and Poverty Monitoring. Task Team Leaders of two major World Bank assisted projects.
He is member of several learned Societies. - including International Agricultural Economic Association, Society for International Development (SID), Farm Management Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Statistical Association, and Nigerian Agricultural Economics Association.
His Skills and expertise is basically in action oriented Research and Programme Planning for Community level focus, and Economic and Social Sector Intervention. Also skillful in Economic and Social Sector Policy Analysis and Dialogue. Considerable experience in development projects management and administration.