The Department of Social and Environmental Forestry (DSEF) is endowed with the wealth of knowledge in institutional, social, economic, biometric and Geographic information system to address the complex problems of environmental forestry in our society. The Department has two academic units, namely:
(i) Forest Economics and Management; and
(ii) Forest Biometrics and Remote Sensing/Geographic Information System
The two academic units have State-of-Art equipment and tools for teaching and research. The Department is blessed with experienced Lecturers in Social and Environmental Forestry. The theories of various courses being taught in our Department; its validity by our experts are attested to by practices arising from observed phenomena. The academic members of staff are very optimistic in their areas of expertise and are assuring our prospective students that the quality of Graduates and Forestry Professionals our new Department will be turning out will be highly recognised in Nigeria, Africa and the world. In spite of the economic challenges being experienced in Nigeria towards successful implementation of various academic and administrative activities, our Department shall thrive to maintain qualitative academic standards. Much more importantly, the Academic Members of staff; Non-Teaching Members Staff; and Students interact as a family in pursuit of our common goal of academic and professional excellence. The dawn of sustainable development goals and the positive changes in the political horizon of Nigeria will strengthen our hopes and discoveries to attain greater heights.
I warmly welcome all new and returning students to the Department of Social and Environmental Forestry, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.