(Chairman, Lagos State Urban Forest and Animal Shelter Initiative)
Award-winning Nigerian environmentalist, Desmond Majekodunmi chairs the Lagos state Urban Forest and Animal Shelter Initiative (LUFASI). A certified experimental extension farmer for IITA Ibadan, he owns and operates Majekodunmi Agricultural Projects, the sole agro forestry- based conservation farm in Lagos, part of which is dedicated to LUFASI park.
Majekodunmi currently serves on the governing council of the Nigerian conservation foundation, where he chairs the awareness committee that assisted in introducing ecology to the Nigerian school curriculum, and in establishing a national environment protection agency and national parks authority.
He is a past president and current trustee of legacy 1995 group – a historical and environmental interest organisation.
Desmond Majekodunmi also lectures frequently on ecological management and climate change. In addition, he is an author, script/song writer and documentary film maker. His work includes a German green party commission to produce a film on climate change in Nigeria.