Mercy Adeogun has a PhD in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development and Lecture at Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos. His research work focuses on indigenous knowledge in fisheries and aquatic resources.

A change agent in local community with practical engagement for more than 15 years, Dr Adeogun focuses on small holder farmers/fishers with emphasis on gender using indigenous practices as basis for improving agricultural productivity and livelihood. Mercy is appointed a Team Leader by West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme, Nigeria for technologies transfer to end-users in adopted villages and Schools to increase productivity, income and reduce pressure on the natural environment.