DAWN Commission’s vision of re-positioning the Southwest agricultural sector has prompted the broad scoping of the sector in a bid to understand governance challenges limiting investment in the sector. The key challenges were centred on inappropriate governance of the agricultural market space which needs to be addressed by all stakeholders especially the State bureaucratic office. To this end, DAWN Commission…

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission has picked Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 for the 11th edition of its popular lecture series, Yoruba Historical Conversation. This edition according to the commission is scheduled to hold at the Conference Centre Building, University of Ibadan Hostels, University of Ibadan by 9am. The Head of History Department, University of Ibadan, Professor Olutayo…

“ I have not even mentioned rubber or cocoa, just cotton, and if in 1958 the Western region did 9.7 million Pounds per annum of cotton exports, why in 2019, anything to do with cotton is zero? ” by Seye Oyeleye (DG, DAWN Commission) Sixty years ago, Western Nigeria survived solely on agriculture. The building called Cocoa House in Ibadan…

The Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Seye Oyeleye, advised the government to make agriculture attractive, especially to young men and women, for them to see agriculture as an economic activity and as a money-making business like Aliko Dangote Mr Oyeleye who noted that people were still thinking of agriculture as a hoe and cutlass activity, said agriculture…

The Director-General of DAWN Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye, received in audience the Nigerian Ambassador to Benin, Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase, on Friday, 13th September, 2019 at the office of the Commission. The Director-General emphasized the need to foster a mutually-benefitting relationship between the Yoruba citizens in Nigeria and Benin Republic and also through DAWN Commission explore possible areas of collaboration between…