The Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria has become as a Corporate Member of the International Association of Research Scholars & Administrators (IARSA) on the 26th of October, 2022.

Being a Corporate Member of IARSA, ARMTI will be presented an ideal opportunity to meet the world’s foremost experts in an informal setting. In this way, ARMTI can gauge reactions to new ideas, seek detailed advice and also gain valuable help in identifying additional sources of information and cooperation. Being able to meet the world’s leading experts allows ARMTI to gain firsthand knowledge of what is happening in a particular field of technology, and perhaps more importantly, what is likely to happen in future years.

The Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) Ilorin, was established in 1980 by the Federal Government with a loan from the World Bank to build and strengthen Human Resources Management capacity in the Agricultural and Rural Sector of the Nigerian economy. The Institute became a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development with the promulgation of Decree No. 37 of December 31, 1984, now Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (AMRTI) Act Cap 11 Vol. 1 Law of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990.

ARMTI as a Management Development Institute (MDI) in Nigeria is the only Institute located geographically in the Sub-Sahara of Africa that is charged with delivering the following services in Agriculture and Rural Development:
• Management training;

• Consultancy and Advisory services;

• Management research, special and diagnostic studies;

• Dissemination of agricultural and rural information; and

• Policy development for enhanced and better management of the agricultural and rural sector.