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  The ARMTI's mandate includes dissemination of relevant management information that can further enhance efficient and effective management practice in the agricultural and rural sector. To fulfill this mandate, ARMTI, from time to time, publishes information from special studies, researches and annual lectures for the benefit of operators as well as policy makers in the agricultural and rural sector.
The following are some of the publications of the Institute:
  The Journal of Agricultural and Rural Management (JARM): published to enhance the performance and the ultimate development of the agricultural and rural sectors in Nigeria and other developing countries. The Journal publishes articles that address issues relating to the enhancement of the management of agricultural and rural development..

 Annual Lectures

 Lecture Title Guest Lecturer


Management in Agriculture and Rural Development: A Practitioner's View. 16th February 1982, Third Edition Published in 2004. Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo
(former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria)


Strategies in Research on Improved Farming System to Facilitate Adoption and Management by the Nigerian Farmer 31st March 1984, Published in 1985. Prof. Bede Okigbo.


Making Agriculture an Attractive Profession Profession. Published in 1986. Maj-Gen. George A.Innih


The Role and Development of the Nigerian Farmers. Published in 1987. Alhaji Aminu Tijani


International Organizations and the Nigerian Agriculture: The case of the World Bank. Published in 1988. Ishrat Husein


The Role of Extension Services in the Strategies of Agricultural Development in the 90s. Published in 1989 Prof. Sadiq.K.T.Williams


Managing Grassroots Resources and Facilities for National Development in a Depressed Economy. Published in 1989. Dr. Christopher Kolade


Managing Agriculture in a Cash-Strapped Economy. Published 23rd February, 1990. Alhaji Jibrin Salihu


Food Security in Nigeria: Challenges under Democratic Dispensation. Published in 2004 Prof. F. S. Idachaba


Potential of Agricultural Exports as a Major Foreign Exchange Earner: “Issues and Challenges.” Published in 27th September, 2005 Vice Admiral M.A.H. Nyako (Rtd)


Agriculture, Rural Economy and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria Issues and Challenges. Published 28th November, 2007. Prof. Foluso Okunmadewa


Management of Agricultural Research for Sustainable National Development: The Role of Management Development Institute (MDI). Published in October, 2009. Prof. B. Y. Abubakar


Commercializing Agriculture in Nigeria: Public - Private Partnership Approach (The Kwara State Experience). Published 27th April 2010. Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki(Rtd)


Climate Change: Its Implications for the Attainment of Food Security in Nigeria. Published in 3rd March, 2011. Prof. Oladapo A. Afolabi


The Role of Management Development Institutes in the Agricultural and Rural Ttansformation of Nigeria. Published in 2012. Garnet Brown


  • Creating a Sustainable Organization Performance through Strategic Management Practice, by Dr.O.E.Ofoegbu. Published in 1994
  • Community Mobilization for Rural Development in Bangladesh: Lesson for Nigeria. by S. O. Afolayan. Published in 1995
  • Funding & Performance of Management Development Institute (MDIs) in Nigeria, by Prof Ifeyori I Ihimodu (ARMTI) Monograph Series No 3, 2005. 
  • The Role of Strategic Management Process (SMP) on Performance & Efficiency of Federal Parastatals in Nigeria by Samuel Taiwo Toluyemi and Titus Tunde Alegbe. (ARMTI) Monograph No. 4, 2009
  • Management Development Institutes (MDIs) & the Public Service in Nigeria: Reflections of a Chief Executive of an MDI by Prof. Ifeyori Ihimodu. (ARMTI) 2001-2009.
  • Performance Assessment of Rural Enterprise Groups in Benue State and the FCT of Nigeria by Dr. (Mrs.) Tope Sinkaiye and Dr. O. Windapo. Published in 2012.

 Conferences / Seminars
  • Environmental Issues in Agricultural and Rural Development (out of stock).
  • T&V System of Managing Agricultural Extension in West Africa (out of stock)
  • Communication Support to Unified Extension System (out of stock)
  • Improving the Management Capabilities of Local Government: Towards Managing Agricultural & Rural Project (out of stock)
  • The Role of Traditional Rulers and Local Government in Nigerian Agriculture 29th - 31st October, 1984. Published in 1986
  • Financing Agricultural Development in Nigeria. Published in 1986
  • Record-Keeping and Agro-statistics Data Bank in Nigeria. Proceedings of a Seminar in ARMTI on 23rd - 25th April, 1984. Published in 1986.
  • Re-Positioning the Nigerian Agriculture for Expert: Challenges & Prospects,, Proceedings of a National Workshop. (ARMTI), 5th - 7th October, 2004.
  • Public - Private Partnership in Commercial Agricultural in Nigeria: Issues, Constraints and Prospects. Proceedings of ARMTI National Seminar 2nd December 2010
  • Challenges of Human Resources Development Sector in Nigeria (ARMTI) 4th - 7th April, 2005
  • Topical Issues in the Management of Agriculture in Nigeria (Proceedings of an interactive session with Course 22 participants of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) kuru, 10th July, 2000.
  • Policy and Management Issues for Accelerated Transformation of ARD. Presentation at a Roundtable for Members of Senate in May 2001. Published in 2010.
  • Human Resource Development Issues in Nigerian Agriculture (Proceedings of Conferences of HRD Directors). Published in 2012.

Journals (JARM)
  • JARM -The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural & Rural Management, Volume 1, No. 1 July - December, 1996.
  • JARM -The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural & Rural Management, Volume 2, No. 1 July - December, 1997.
  • JARM -The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural & Rural Management, Volume 3 & 4, No. 3 January - December, 1998.
  • JARM -The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural & Rural Management, Volume 5, No. 1 January  1999.
  • JARM -The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural & Rural Management, Volume 6, No. 1 July, 2003.
  • JARM -The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural & Rural Management, Volume 7, No. 1 December, 2004.
  •  JARM -The Nigerian Journal of Agricultural & Rural Management, Volume 8, No. 1 December, 2006.
Other Publications
  • Nigeria Agriculture and the World Bank: A Partnership for Development. Published in 1998
  • Funding, Enhancing and Evaluating Manpower Development in the Agricultural Sector (out of stock)
Contact the Editor: gbeokeowo@armti.org, gbeokeowo@yahoo.com
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