MINUTES OF THE 1st MEETING OF SDG 2 (ZERO HUNGER) HELD ON TUESDAY 17th 1 2 OF MAY, 2022 AT THE LANDMARK UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
4 1. Dr. C.M Aboyeji
5 2. Dr. Ajide Solomon
6 3. Mrs. Iranloye
7 4. Dr. Okunola A.A
8 5. Dr. Joseph Abiodun
9 6. Dr. Ayotunde Owolabi
10 7. Dr. Olayiwola I.E
11 8. Mrs Adeniyi Victoria
12 9. Gbadamosi Abiodun
13 Dr. Ajide Solomon Mrs Y.M. Iranloye 14 Coordinator Secretary 15
16 01 Opening
17 The meeting commenced at 2:00 p.m. with an opening prayer said by Dr. Okunola 18 Agenda
19 1. Change of guard: Dr. Aboyeji appreciated everyone for their support and announced the new 20 coordinator in person of Dr. Ajide, he craved the indulgence of all members to support the new 21 coordinator
22 02. Opening Remark: The opening remark was made by the new coordinator in person of Dr. 23 Ajide Solomon
24 03. Dr. Ajide appreciated everyone for coming and also requested the support of all members, so 25 as to drive the vision of SDG-2 successfuly
26 Members were requested to introduce themselves one after the other
27 04. Business of the Day
28 The Coordinator briefed the members on the meeting held with the Vice Chancellor on May 5, 29 2022, from the 2021 University ranking by the Times Higher Education (THE), in which SDG-2 30 scored 44.9%.
31 He said the next ranking is November 2022, hence the need for holding regular meetings 32 fortnightly and it is important for us to take pictures and short videos in every of our meetings, 33 he mentioned the things that are needed for the next ranking which are the Cafeteria kitchen 34 waste, community impact (town gown, involving secondary school students) and webinar.
35 He said the weight and pictures of the Kitchen waste from the cafeteria in the last few weeks has 36 been taken and most piggery farmers do come from the town to buy it, which is also a way of 37 solving hunger problems in backyard animal farming.
38 The Coordinator also emphasized that we should always try to attend any conference affiliated 39 to zero hunger and also upload or tag an upcoming event on our handles, he gave an extensive 40 update of the conference that was attended on 10/05/2022 at Ilorin.
41 A member suggested we should open a whatsapp group since most people open their whatsapp 42 more often than mail, it was suggested that there should be rules governing the purpose of the 43 whatsapp group.
44 Webinar: The Coordinator said we should work on a suitable topic, Dr. Aboyeji said you either 45 suggest topics or the invited facilitator suggest about three topics, DLUCRID will select the 46 most suitable topics out of the suggested ones
47 Community Impact: One of the members said since most schools do not engage in practical 48 farming especially those in the boarding house, backyard farming can be introduced
49 The Coordinator suggested we can look for out for programmes that can motivate the youth in to 50 different farming practices, he used the Nigerian idol TV show as an example that recorded an 51 average of 7,000,000 to 22,000,000 weekly votes for eliminating the contestants, thereafter Dr. 52 Olayiwola suggested competitions between secondary schools.
53 Another member suggested a competition inform of spelling bee, debate etc. growing of 54 vegetables that will grow within a short period of time, while their teachers will also be trained 55 along with their students.
56 The Coordinator said Kwara Agriculture Network will be meeting with the Vice Chancellor on 57 Thursday, May 19, 2022 and requested the house for pressing things to table before them 58 regarding the anticipated partnership and collaboration.
59 A member asked if they can facilitate our collaboration with the likes of ARMTI, NCAM where 60 tractors and some other machineries can be borrowed to ease the various farming activities of the 61 environs.
62 Another member suggested the training of Landmark University Students on different rudiments 63 of agriculture instead of graduating and hunting for job
64 05 A.O.B
65 It was suggested that the LMU Corporate affairs Unit be informed any time we are having 66 meetings to take pictures and record videos
67 06 Date of next meeting
68 The date for the next meeting was fixed to be Tuesday (31/05/2022) by 2:00 p.m.
69 07 Adjournment of motion: The adjournment of motion was moved by Dr. Okunola seconded 70 by Mrs Awotunde
71 08 Closing remark
72 The Coordinator appreciated everyone for coming. He enjoined everyone to come earlier next 73 meeting.
74 09 Closing prayer
75 The closing prayer was said by Mrs Adeniyi