Prof. NWAJIUBA Chinedum Uzoma

Vice Chancellor

AUTOBIOGRAPHY Chinedum Nwajiuba, Professor of Agricultural Economics since October 2004, and is currently Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He started lecturing in the Nigerian University system at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike in the 1995/1996 session. He has been Dean of the School of Postgraduate Studies at the Imo State University since the 2011/2012 session. He holds the B. Agric. (1986) and M.Sc. (1989) in Agricultural Economics (University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria), and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Hohenheim, Germany (1994). He also holds the M.Sc. in Development Economics from the Imo State University Owerri (2007). He previously was Head, Department of Agricultural Economics, Director, Information and Communication Technology, and Director of Academic Planning at the Imo State University. He has been a part-time lecturer at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike as well as External Examiner to the University. In the 2009/2010 academic session, he was adjunct lecturer at the Federal University of Technology Owerri. In addition, he has been on the Governing Council of the Imo State University Teaching Hospital.

He served as Executive Director of the Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team (NEST) Ibadan (Part-Time). He also was Project Coordinator of the Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change (BNRCC), a CIDA funded initiative collaborating with the Special Climate Change Unit (SCCU) of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nigeria, in developing a National Adaptation Strategy and Plan of Action (NASPA) on Climate Change in Nigeria. He has been on the Federal Government Team of Negotiators to the UNFCCC Conference of Parties. His recent works include Assessment of the State of Green Economy in Nigeria funded by the German International Development Agency (GIZ), the New Green Deal on Agriculture for Nigeria sponsored by the Heinrich Boell Foundation, as well as the Status of Climate Smart Agriculture for Nigeria, Cameroun and Democratic Republic of Congo sponsored by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Ghana. He was a delegate to the 2014 National Conference. He has also served as a Member of the Board of the National Agricultural Seeds Council, a Federal Government Parastatal.

Educational Institutions Attended with dates 1991-1994: University of Hohenheim, Germany

2004-2007 Imo State University Owerri, Nigeria.

1987-1989: University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

1981-1986: University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

April-September 1991: Goethe Institute, Freiburg, Germany

Academic Qualifications obtained with Institutions and dates 1994: Ph.D. (magna cum laude) in Agricultural Economics & Rural Development, Institute of Agriculture and Social Science, University of Hohenheim, GERMANY (with specialization in Farming Systems and Resource Economics in Developing Countries).

Thesis Title: Socio-economic Impact of Cassava Post-harvest Technologies on Smallholders in Southeastern Nigeria

2007: M.Sc. in Development Economics, Department of Economics, Imo State University Owerri, NIGERIA.

Thesis Title: Migration and Livelihood in Southeast Nigeria

1989: M.Sc.  in Agricultural Economics, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, NIGERIA (core courses include: Micro- and Macro-economic theory, Agricultural Finance, Economic Development, Project Management).

Thesis Title: Factors Influencing Commercial Banks Lending to Agriculture in Nigeria

1986: B.Agric. in Agricultural Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, NIGERIA.

Project Title: A Comparative Study of Resource Allocation to Cash and Food Crops Production: A Case Study of Smallholder Farmers in Mbano Area of Imo State, Nigeria

1991:  Prufung Zum Nachweis Deutsch Sprachkentnisse (PNDS)-Goethe Institute, Freiburg, Germany.

Professional Qualifications Obtained with institutions and dates
Working Experience including full details of former  and present posts with dates

 

ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

1. a) Professor – (Agricultural Economics,  Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria, October 2004 – ).

b)  Associate Professor – (Agricultural Economics,  Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria, October 2001 – September 2004).

c)  Senior Lecturer – (Agricultural Economics,  Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria, October 1998 –  September 2001).

d)   Lecturer 1 – (Agricultural Economics,  Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria, February 1996 – September 1998).

e)  Adjunct Professor – (Agricultural Economics, School of Agriculture and Agriculture Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria, 2008/2009 ).

f) Administrative Positions

i) Acted for the Vice-Chancellor briefly in 2012.

ii) Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies (November 2011 – ).

iii) Director, Academic Planning (February, 2009 – December 2009).

iv) Director, Information Communication Technology Centre, (January 2008 – February, 2009).

v) Deputy Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, (October 2005 – December, 2005).

vi) Head, Agricultural Economics and Extension Unit, (October 1996 – February, 2002).

vii) Head, Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, (March 2002- September 2005; December 2005 – December 2007)

viii) Member, University Senate (March, 2002 – ).

ix) Member, Governing Board, Imo State University Teaching Hospital Orlu (2011 – 2013).

x) Chairman, Board of the Centre for Development Studies, Imo State University Owerri (2014 – ).

2. a) Lecturer 1 – Department of Agricultural Economics, Federal

University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria (1995 – 1996).

b) Senior lecturer (Part-Time) Department of Agricultural Economics, Michael Okpra University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria (October 1998 -).

3. Lecturer (Part-Time) – School of Agriculture, Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri (1996 – 1997).

OTHER ACTIVITIES/POSITIONS

a) Executive Director (Part-Time) – (Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team (NEST), Ibadan, Nigeria, December 2011 – ).

b)  Executive Director (on leave from the University) – (Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team (NEST), Ibadan, Nigeria, January 2010 – November 2011).

c) Projector Coordinator – (Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change (BNRCC) – CIDA funded initiatives in partnership with NEST, Ibadan, Nigeria, January 2010 – ), partnering with the Nigeria Federal  Ministry of Environment in the development of a National Adaptation Strategy and Plan of Action (NASPA) on climate change in Nigeria.

d) Member National Conference, 2014

EXTERNAL EXAMINER

Ebonyi State University, Abakiliki, Nigeria. Department of Agricultural Economics/ Extension, M. Sc. Degree (2004, 2006) B. Agric. Degree (2010).

University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. Department of Agricultural Economics, M. Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees (2006, 2013, 2014/2015).

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Nigeria. Department of Agricultural Economics, B. Agric., M. Sc. And Ph.D. Degrees (2007 – ); Department of Agribusiness and Finance, B.Sc. (2008 – ).

Delta State University, Abaraka, Nigeria. Department of Agricultural Economics, B.Agric. (2008 – ).

Enugu State University of Technology Enugu. Department of Agricultural Economics, B. Agric. (2008 – ).

University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Department of Agricultural Economics, Ph.D, (2009, 2014): (B. Agric, 2014 and 2015).

Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, B.Agric, M.Sc, and Ph.D. (2012 – ).

EXTERNAL PROFESSORIAL ASSESSMENT

1. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Professor in the University of Calabar, Nigeria. 2007.

2. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Reader in the Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri, Nigeria. 2008.

3. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Professor in the Enugu State University of Technology. Enugu, Nigeria. 2009, 2015.

4. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Professor in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. 2009.

5. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Associate Professor and Professors in the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015.

6. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Associate Professor in the University of Uyo, Nigeria. 2010, 2014.

7. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Professor in the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. 2010.

8. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Professor in the Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria. 2011.

9. External Assessor for Candidate for Promotion to Professor in the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria. 2011, 2014.

SOME CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE

Evaluation of Local Economic Empowerment Programme (LEEMP) in Imo State, Nigeria with Enebel Consultants. A European Community sponsored rural development Initiative (2005/2006).

Evaluation of United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), sponsored Rural Development programme for Local Governments in Enugu state, Nigeria, with the African Institute of Applied Economics, Enugu, Nigeria (2006).

Resource Person at the Council for Development of Social and Economic Research Council in Africa (CODESRIA) Worksop on Qualitative Research Methodologies at the University of Ibadan Nigeria, 29th August – 2nd September, 2006.

Assessment of Nigeria’s Post-harvest Sub-sector for Increased Trade and Investment for the Federal Ministry of Agriculture/USAID with the African Institute of Applied Economics, Enugu, Nigeria (2006).

Assessment of FADAMA 11 (agricultural and poverty alleviation projects) in Imo State sponsored by the World Bank as Advisory Services Consultant (2006/2007).

Resource Person at the Council for Development of Social and Economic Research Council in Africa (CODESRIA) Worksop on Qualitative Research Methodologies at the University of Ibadan Nigeria, 30th July – 3rd August, 2007.

FADAMA 11 (Benchmark studies with ENOBEL Consultants Owerri) in Imo State sponsored by the World Bank as Advisory Services Consultant (2006/2007).

Member, Advisory Committee, Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change. Nigeria Environmental/ Action Team, Ibadan Nigeria, 2008/2009.

Member, Federal Ministry of Environment Abuja, panel of experts on Environmental Impact of Jetty Project on the Calabar River, Cross Rivers State (2009).

Member, Federal Ministry of Environment Abuja, panel of experts on Environmental Impact of LPG Project by Capital Oil in Kirikiri, Lagos (2009).

Resource Person at the Council for Development of Social and Economic Research Council in Africa (CODESRIA) Worksop on Qualitative Research Methodologies at the University of Ibadan Nigeria, 9th – 11th September, 2009.

Assessment of the state of Green Economy in Nigeria funded by the German International Development Agency (GIZ), 2011.

Agriculture and Food Security for the Green Deal Nigeria project funded by the Heinrich Boell Foundation, Abuja, Nigeria, 2012.

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Accra, Ghana. Baseline survey of Climate smart Agriculture in Africa. 2014-2015.

NON-ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE, COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES

1. Member, Board of the Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu (January, 2011 – October, 2012).

2. Member, Board of the National Seed Council of Nigeria. A parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources appointed by the Federal Government (August, 2009 – October, 2011).

3. Chairman, Imo Food Basket Programme, Office of the Governor, Government House Owerri, Nigeria (November, 1996 – December, 1997).

Responsibilities: Articulation and Implementation of Government Food Production Strategies for Imo state.

4. Member, The Editorial Board, National Post Newspaper, Owerri, Nigeria (August, 1997 – June, 2001).

5. Research Officer – Economic and management Associates (Private Sector Consultants) 6 Emmanuel Street, Ilupeju, Lagos (1990)

Responsibilities: Project and Policy Evaluation, Surveys, Instruments Design, Supervision of Field Staff, Data Analysis.

6. Member, The Editorial Board, Eastern Herald Newspaper, Owerri, Nigeria (August, 2001 – ).

7. Chairman, St. Barnabas Charitable Foundation, Okigwe-South Diocese (Anglican Communion), (2007 – ).

8. Member, Diocesan Board Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Diocese of Okigwe South, 2005 – .

List of Publications a) Inaugural Lecture

1. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2012). Does Agriculture Have a Future in Southeast Nigeria? Imo State Universty Owerri Press.

b) Notable Public Lectures

2. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2014). Ochichioma: Olileanya Ohanaeze. Odenigbo Lecture. Catholic Archdiocese of Oweeri. Assumpta Press Owerri, Nigeria.

3. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2012). Southeast and State creation: Igbo agenda for equity. Colloquim of the Annual Ahiajoku Lecture. Government Press, Owerri, Nigeria.

c)JOURNAL ARTICLES

4. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1988). Patterns and Implications of Farm Resource Allocation: A Study of the Traditional Farming Systems in Mbano Area of Imo State, Nigeria. Rural Development in Nigeria. Vol. 3(1): 34-42.

5. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1992). Some Macro-economic Variables Affecting Commercial Banks Lending to Agriculture in Nigeria. Rural Development in Nigeria. Vol. 7.

6. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1994). Some Obfuscating Shibboleths Concerning Male and Female Roles in Traditional Agriculture. Dryland Pasture and Forage Legume Network News. Published jointly by the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry-land Pasture Areas (ICARDA), Syria and the International Plant Genetic Resource Institute (IPGRI), Rome. Issue 10: 19-21.

7. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1997). Some Market-Related Factors Affecting the Production and Consumption of Cassava in the Smallholder Farming Systems of Southeastern, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal Of Cooperatives and Rural Development. Vol. 5(1): 61-67.

8. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1999). Is Economic Theory and Practice Relevant to Nigeria? Journal of Social Studies. Vol. 2(1): 142-146.

10. Akwiwu, C. D., C.U. Nwajiuba and F. N. Nnadi (2000). Effects of Commercial Banks Distress on Small-scale Rural Livestock Enterprises in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria. Vol. 5 (1): 12-15.

9. Nwajiuba, C.U. and E. Nwoke (2000). Cost-Returns Analysis of Poultry Enterprises: A Study of Selected Farms in Owerri, Nigeria. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences. Vol. 5:29-33.

10. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2001). Agricultural Intensification, Factor Productivity and Systems Sustainability in Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research.  Vol. 2:  75 – 83.

11. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2001). Informalization, Savings Mobilization and Women Associations in Rural Imo State. The Nigerian Agricultural Journal. Vol. 32:202-211.

12. Nwajiuba, C.U. and J. Ewuziem (2001). Cost-Returns Analysis of African Giant Snail (Archachatina maginata) Production: A Study of Selected Farms in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences. Vol. 6:7-10.

13. Nwajiuba, C.U. and E. Nwoke (2001). Comparative analysis of the economics of conventional and non-conventional feed use by poultry enterprises in Owerri, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics. (Der Tropenlandwirt) Vol. 102(2):153-160.

14. Nwajiuba, C. and M. Mbata (2002). Specialized Agencies and Employment Generation: The Role of the National Directorate of Employment in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology. Vol. 4 (1): 36 – 46.

15. Nwankwo O.O., Nwajiuba, C.U. and Onuh M. O (2002). Analysis of the Market Strategies adopted by rice farmers in Ideato North L.G.A. of Imo State. Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Resources. Vol. 8: 23- 32.

16. Nwajiuba C. U. (2004). Igbo Social, Political and Economic Disempowerment in the context of the “prisoners Dilemma”. Journal of Nigerian Languages and Culture. Vol 6 (1): 18-22.

17. Nwajiuba, C.U.  (2004). Agricultural Stagnation and Poverty: The Case For The Oil Palm (Elaeis guinensis). Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Vol. 2 (2): 99-102.

18. Chinedum Nwajiuba, Emmanuel Asonye, F. Chukwukere and Chinyere Nwajiuba (2004).  An Exploration of the Problems and Prospects of Scientific Publication in Igbo Language.  Journal of Nigerian Languages and Culture. Vol 7 (1): 1 – 8.

19. Nwajiuba, C.U.  (2005). Coal Mining and livelihood Systems in a rural Agrarian Community: A Study of Ankpa LGA in Kogi State, Nigeria. Nigeria Agricultural Journal. Vol. 36: 13 – 25.

20. Okorie, P.U. and C.U. Nwajiuba (2005).  From Bushmeat to Minilivestock in Owerri Municipality, Nigeria. Liv Sys. Sus. Dev. 2 (4): 30 – 35.

21. Nwajiuba Chinedum (2005). International Migration and Livelihoods in Southeast Nigeria. Global Migration Perspectives Research Paper Series Number 50. Global Commission on International Migration, Geneva, Switzerland.

22. Nwajiuba Chinedum (2005).  Supporting Nigeria Agriculture: Lessons from without and within. Globalization Review. Vol. 1 (2): 3 – 5.

23. Nwajiuba, C. U. and T. Sulo (2005). Constraints Limiting the Development of the Agricultural Sector in Africa – Another View. Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Vol. 3 (2): 159-164.

24. Eze, C. C., U. C. Ibekwe, P. Onoh and C. U. Nwajiuba (2006). Determinants of adoption of improved cassava production technologies among farmers in Enugu State of Nigeria. Global Approaches to Extension Practice. Vol. 2 (1): 37-44.

25. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2006). Issues in Cassava Commercialization and Export in Nigeria. Globalization Review Vol. 2 (1 and 2): 40 – 43.

26. Munonye, J. O and C. U Nwajiuba (2006).  Some resource Implications of the use of   organic manure by farmers in Orlu agricultural zone, Imo state. Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Vol.4 (1). no.1.www.imsu.jafs.com.

27. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2006). Theories of Population and Agricultural Conditions: A re-examination with evidences from Eastern Nigeria”, Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences. Vol.4 (2):157-166.

28. Obike, K. C., O.O. Ukoha and C. U. Nwajiuba (2007). Poverty Reduction among Farmers in Nigeria: The Role of the National Directorate of Employment. Agricultural Journal. Vol. 2 (4): 530 – 534.

29. Nwajiuba, C. U., B.E.B. Nwoke and C.A. Nwajiuba (2007). “Structural adjustment programme and public health issues in relation to migration: Nigeria”. Development 50(4): 101-105. Society for International Development 1011-6370/07.

30. Nwajiuba, C. U., and C. S. Nwosu (2007). “Trips and food security: challenges and prospects”. Globalization Review Vol. 3(1 and 2)1-4.

31. Halkias, D., Nwajiuba, C., Harkiolakis, N., Clayton, G., Akrivos, D. and Caracatsanis, S. (2009). “Characteristics and Business Profiles of Immigrant-Owned Small Firms: The Case of African Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Greece”, International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 3 (4): 382-401.

32. Ekenyem, B.U., A.O. Ohanaka, J. Munonye and C.U. Nwajiuba (2009). “Laying performance and egg quality characteristics of birds fed Chromolaena odorata leaf meal”, International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems, Vol. 3(3): 223-227.

33. Halkias, D., Nwajiuba, C., and Caracatsanis, S. (2009). “Business Profiles of Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria: The Challenges Facing a Growing Economic Force in West Africa”, African Journal of Business and Economic Research, (ABJER), 2009, Vol. 4, No. 1.

34. Nwajiuba, C., Halkias, D. P. Thurman, and Caracatsanis, S. (2009). “Business and social Profiles of female immigrant entrepreneurs in Nigeria”, African Journal of Business and Economic Research, (ABJER), 2009, Vol. 4, Nos. 2 and 3. Pages 85-92

35. Halkias, D., Nwajiuba, C., Harkiolakis, N., Caracatsanis, S., (2010). “Challenges facing women entrepreneurs in Nigeria”. Management Research News (MRN). Emerald, Vol. 33, No. 5, May.

36. Nwajiuba, C.U., J. Munonye, B. Ekenyem (2010). The use of Siam weed (Chromolaena odorata). In poultry layers feed”. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. Vol. 1(3): 157-164.

37. Nwankwo, O.O., CU. Nwajiuba and CC. Eze (2010). “Quality assessment of industrial cassava products in Nigeria”. Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica. Vol. 3(3):35-39. www.agricultraits.czu.cz.

38. Daphne Halkias, Chinedum Nwajiuba, Nicholas Harkiolakis, Sylva M. Caracatsanis, (2011) “Challenges facing women entrepreneurs in Nigeria”, Management Research Review, Vol. 34 Iss: 2, pp.221 – 235.

39. Speranza, C. I. and C. U. Nwajiuba (2011). “Addressing Nigerian food insecurity and agricultural production in a changing climate context”, Perspectives: Political analysis and commentary from Africa. Heinrich Boll Stiftung, #1.11: 17 – 22.

40. Nwajiuba, C. (2011). “Climate change and resource utilization in Nigerian agriculture”, Agro-Science Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Food, Environment and Extension, Vol. 10(1): 90-96. www.agrosciencejournal.com.

41. Nwajiuba, C. A.. C. U. Nwajiuba, and K. Nwaodu (2012). “Poverty alleviation consequences of rural educational enterprise: a case study of Madonna University, Elele”. Int. J. Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. X, No. Y, xxxx .

42. Amazu, G. O.; R.U., Onyeneke; C.U., Nwajiuba and C.S., Nwosu (2012). Enterprise Goals and Survival Strategies by Small Scale Food Processing Enterprises in Owerri Metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. Vol. 1 No. 6: 18 – 27. Esxon Publishers. Available online at http://www.esxpublishers.com

43. Nwajiuba C.U., G.O. Amazu, C.S. Nwosu and R.U. Onyeneke (2013). Motivation factors and constraints to the growth of small scale food processing enterprises in Owerri metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Vol. 19(4), pp. 488 – 497

44. Nwosu, C.S., Nwajiuba, C.U., Onyeneke, R.U. and Amazu, G.O. (2013). Socioeconomic Determinants of Adoption of Survival Strategies by Small Scale Food Processors in Owerri Metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Farm Management Association, Vol. 14(1): 93 – 98.

45. Nwachukwu, E.O.; Onweagba, A.E., and Nwajiuba, C. (2013). Differences in Adoption of Introduced Technologies in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria. Journal of Sociological Research, 4(2): 359 – 363.

46. Munonye, J., C. U Nwajiuba and C. C Eze (2014). Impact of Import Prohibition on Poultry Production under varying Policy: A Study of Southeast Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 3(7): 96 – 102.

47. Onyeneke, R. U., Chukwu, I. E. and Nwajiuba, C.U. (2014). Socio-economics of Spring Water Harvesting and Utilization in Imo State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Durugo Spring. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 3(6): 9 – 13

48. Onyeneke R.U.; Nwajiuba C.U. and Nwosu, C.S. (2015). Determinants of Fuelwood Consumption among Farming Households in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Environment Protection and Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 54-58. Published by American Institute of Science.

49. Munonye, J. O., C. U Nwajiuba and C. C Eze (2015). Input Availability and Use under Poultry Import Prohibition: A study of Southeast Nigeria.  International Journal of  Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica, 48(1-2):18-23.

b) MAINLINE BOOKS

50. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1995). Socio-economic Impact of Cassava Post-harvest Technologies on Smallholders in Southeast Nigeria. Vauk Verlag, Kiel, Germany. ISBN 308175-0204-4. (195 Pages).

51. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1998). Introduction to Microeconomics. Readon Publishers Ltd., Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978-2669-27-X (118 Pages).

52. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1999). Adaptive Welfarism: A Paradigm of Policy-Driven Development. Joekel Publishers, Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978-028-854-6. (28 Pages).

53. Nwosu A.C., C. U. Nwajiuba and J.A. Mbanasor (Eds) (2000). Transformation of Nigeria Agriculture. Novelty Publishers, Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978-32422-1-0. (274 Pages).

54. Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed) (2002). Perspectives on Food Insecurity in Eastern Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. ISBN 3 – 8 8236-1380-4. (119 Pages).

55. Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed) (2005). Migration and Livelihood in Southeast Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. ISBN 3 – 8 236-1463-0. (168 Pages).

56. Okonkwo M. and C. Nwajiuba (2005). Agricultural Cooperatives and Extension. Dabs Enterprises, Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978-2579-68-3. (138 Pages).

57. Nwankwo O. and C. U. Nwajiuba (2006). Macroeconomic Principles: An Introduction. Treasure Books: Skillmark Media LTD., Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978-38505-4-7. (82 Pages).

58. Nwajiuba, C. and J. Mbanasor (Eds.) (2007). The seeds of optimism: Nigeria in 2040 – Essays in Honour of Professor Martin Ijere. Erudite Global Publishers Limited, Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978370786-8. (41 Pages).

59. Uwazie, I. U., C. Nwajiuba, N. C. Ebomuche and A. C. Ohia (2007). Basic Econometric Analysis. Chyzon Concept Publishers, Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978-2579-103-7. (540 pages).

60. Nwajiuba, C.U., C. Nwosu and A. Ejiogu (2008). A Re-examination of some Theories on food production and population pressure: Evidences from southeast Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. ISBN 978 – 3- 8236-1536-1. (65 Pages).

61. Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed) (2008). Climate change and adaptation in Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. ISBN 978-3-8236-1538-5. (168 Pages).

62. Uwazie, I.U., Uzoma, U.C., Nwajiuba, C. And Uzoechi, O.J. (Eds.) (2008). Crisis in the Nigerian economy: The way forward. School of social sciences, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri. ISBN: 978-045-297-4. 437 pages.

c) NON-MAIN LINE PUBLICATIONS AND BOOKS

63. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1997). The Unknown Foreigner. Readon Publishers Owerri, Nigeria ISBN 978-2669-98-9. (123 Pages).

64. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2001). Igbo Renaissance.  Pearl an Marble Publishers, Owerri.  ISBN 978-2025-04-6. (64 Pages).

65. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2001). Why Biafra went to war.  Pearl an Marble Publishers, Owerri.  ISBN 978-2025-05-4. (31 Pages).

66. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2002).  The Glorious Mbakwe Era.  Concave Publishers, Owerri.  ISBN 978-36195-2-7. (110 Pages).

67. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2006). Cattle Market. Ogele 11 – A Literary Anthology of the Association of Nigerian Authors Imo state Branch. Charismatic Forum Publication Ltd. Owerri, Nigeria.

d) BOOK CHAPTERS

68. Nwajiuba, C.U. and A. Anyanwu (1991). A Quantification of Rural Women Labour in Nigerian Agriculture. Materialien 19, Zentrum für regionale Entwicklungsforschung, University of Giessen, Germany, pp. 55-75. ISBN 3-924840-21-0.

69. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1998). Manpower Capacity Building for the Nigerian Commodity Exchange and Futures Market. In: Ijere, M.O. and J.A. Mbanasor (Eds.). Training and Enlightenment in Nigerian Commodity Exchange System. Alphabet Nigeria Publishers, Owerri. pp. 66-70. ISBN 978-2621-12-9.

70. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2000). Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics. In Madubuike, F.N. and F.N. Nnadi (Eds.), Introductory Agriculture for Universities and Colleges. Egeoba Associates, Owerri. pp. 174-196. ISBN 987-34832-1-8.

71. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2002). Food Insecurity: An Overview. In: Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed) (2002). Perspectives on Food Insecurity in Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. pp. 1 – 10.

72. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2002). Researcher, Extension, Farmer Trio-logue on enhancing agricultural productivity with sustainable environmental management. In: Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed) (2002). Perspectives on Food Insecurity in Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. pp. 111 – 119.

73. Nwajiuba, C.U., B.U. Ekenyem and E.C. Nwoke, 2002. The profitability of peri urban poultry enterprises in Owerri. Proceeding of 27th Annual Conference Nigerian Society of Animal Production ( NSAP), March, 17-21, 2002, FUTA, Akure, Nigeria, pp: 1365-368.

74. Nwajiuba Chinedum (2004). “Labour Constraints and the Challenge of Agricultural Mechanization in Farming Systems in Nigeria”.  In: Anene A. and L. C. Nwaigbo (Eds.), Issues in Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria. Osprey Publication Centre, Owerri Nigeria. Pp. 190 – 193.

75. Nwajiuba, C. (2005). “Migration and Livelihood: Conceptual and Policy Issues”.  In: Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed). Migration and Livelihood in Southeast Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. Pp. 1– 10.

76. Uwazie, I., C. Eze and C. Nwajiuba (2005). “Some Micro-level issues in Migration and Livelihood”.  In: Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed). Migration and Livelihood in Southeast Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. Pp. 147-156.

77. Nwajiuba, C. (2007). “Seeds of Optimism for Nigeria’s future: Background”. In: Nwajiuba, C.U. and J. A. Mbanasor (Eds.). The Seeds of Optimism: Nigeria in 2040 – Essays in Honour of Martin Ijere. Erudite Global Publishers Limited, Owerri, Nigeria. ISBN 978370786-8. (41 Pages).

78. Ubeh, H., C. Nwajiuba and J. Munonye (2007). “Economics of apiculture: A case study of Federal University of Technology Owerri apiary”. In: Ekenyem, B. U. and F. N. Madubuike (Eds.). Issues in tropical animal Science for rural development. Fegno Press Ltd., Enugu. Pp. 163-170.

79. Nwajiuba, C. (2008). “Adapting to climate change: challenges and opportunities”.  In: Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed). Climate change and adaptation in Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. Pp. 1-6.

80. Munonye, J., V. Okoli and C. Nwajiuba (2008). “Rainfall variability and arable crop production in the humid south of Nigeria”.  In: Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed). Climate change and adaptation in Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. Pp. 45-51.

81. Nwajiuba, C., R. Onyeneke and J. Munonye (2008). “Perception and adaptation by poultry farmers in Imo State, Nigeria”.  In: Nwajiuba, C.U. (Ed). Climate change and adaptation in Nigeria. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. Pp. 53-63.

82. Nwajiuba, C. (2008). “International Migration and livelihoods in southeastern Nigeria”.  In: Kumar Naveen and V. V. Ramani (Eds). Migration and Remittances in Developing Countries. The Icfai University Press, Hyderabad, India. Pp. 244-264.

83. Harkiolakis, N., C. Nwajiuba, P. Thurman, D. Halkias and S. Caracatsanis (2008). “Female immigrant entrepreneurship: The economic and social impact of a global phenomenon”.

84. Nwajiuba, C. (2012). Nigeria’s agriculture and food security challenges.” Green Deal Nigeria. Heinrich Foundation, Abuja, Nigeria. PP.

e) TECHNICAL REPORTS

85. Nwajiuba, C.U. and G.A. Anyanwu (1991). Farm and Non-Farm Labour Use Patterns of Rural Women: A Study of selected villages in Imo State, Nigeria. Technical Report to the Social Science Research Council of Nigeria/Ford Foundation On Contemporary Development issues in Nigeria. (58 Pages).

86. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1999). Socio-economic Impact of Solid Mineral Prospecting on Host Communities: A Study of Okaba in Kogi State, Nigeria. Technical Report to the Nigeria Coal Corporation, Enugu, Nigeria. (23 Pages).

87. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2000). Informal Credit in a Liberalized Financial Market: A Study of Women Credit Associations in Imo State. Technical Report to the Centre for Research and Documentation, Kano, Nigeria. (20 Pages).

88. Nwajiuba C.U.; R.U., Onyeneke, and A.A., Yakubu (2011). Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Technical Report for Nigeria: Agriculture Sector. A Compendium of Studies Commissioned and Published by Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change (BNRCC) Project Coordinated by the Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) 1 Oluokun Street, Off Awolowo Avenue, Bodija UI-PO Box 22025 Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

89. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2011). Assessment of the state of Green Economy in Nigeria funded by the German International Development Agency (GIZ).

90. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2012). Agriculture and Food Security for the Green Deal Nigeria project funded by the Heinrich Boell Foundation, Abuja, Nigeria, 2012.

91. Nwajiuba, C. U. (2015). Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Accra, Ghana. Baseline survey of Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa.

f)  PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

92. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1997). Prospects of Improved Cassava Post-harvest Technologies on Smallholders in West Africa: Lessons from Southeastern Nigeria. Institutions and Technologies for Rural Development in West Africa. Margraf Verlag, Weikersheim, Germany. Pp. 189 – 197.

93. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1997). Soil fertility management in smallholder farming Systems in humid rainforest areas of Nigeria. In: Ene-Obong, E.E. et al. (Eds.), Biological Conservation for Agricultural Production. Proceedings of the 5th Annual conference of the Nigerian Society for Biological Conservation, Umudike, Nigeria. Pp. 127 – 131.

94. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1998). Some policy measures for profitable investment in the poultry industry in Nigeria. In: Sustainable Agricultural Investments in Nigeria Proceedings of the 13th Annual conference of the Farm Management Association of Nigeria, Umudike, Nigeria. Pp. 67 – 72.

95. Igwe, P., C. Ezedinma and C. Nwajiuba (1998). Strategies for financing Nigeria’s Agriculture in the post-world bank era. In: Sustainable Agricultural Investments in Nigeria Proceedings of the 13th Annual conference of the Farm Management Association of Nigeria, Umudike, Nigeria. Pp. 279 – 288.

96. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1998). Prospects of improved profitability in the poultry industry in Nigeria. In: The Nigerian Livestock Industry in the 21st Century Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria. Pp. 18 – 20.

97. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1999). Prospects of the Use of Agricultural Wastes in Soil Fertility Regeneration in Nigeria. In: Energy and Agriculture Towards the Third Millenium. Proceedings of an International Conference, Agricultural University of Athens. 2-5 June.

98. Nwajiuba, C.U. and P.N. Chimezie (2000). The Use of Livestock Wastes in Soil Fertility Regeneration in Imo State. In: Nwaigbo, L.C., U.N. Ukpabi and A. Anene (Eds.), Food and Fibre Production in Nigeria. Proceedings of the first Annual Conference of College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Abia State University, Umuahia Campus, 10-13 September. Pp. 137 – 140.

99. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2000). Agricultural Transformation in Nigeria: An Introduction. In: Nwosu A.C., C.U. Nwajiuba and J.A. Mbanasor (Eds) (2000). Transformation of Nigeria Agriculture. Novelty Publishers, Owerri, Nigeria. Pp. 1-2.

100. Nwajiuba, C. (2000). Issues and Experiences in Agricultural Financing in Nigeria. In: Nwosu A.C., C.U. Nwajiuba and J.A. Mbanasor (Eds) (2000). Transformation of Nigeria Agriculture. Novelty Publishers, Owerri, Nigeria. Pp124-132.

101. Akwiwu, C., C. Nwajiuba and F. Nnadi (2000). Effects of Commercial banks Distress on Small Rural Enterprises in Imo State. In: Nwosu A.C., C.U. Nwajiuba and J.A. Mbanasor (Eds) (2000). Transformation of Nigeria Agriculture. Novelty Publishers, Owerri, Nigeria. Pp 157-161.

102. Nwajiuba, C.U. and E. Nwoke (2000). Inflation and the Poultry Industry in Nigeria: Implications for Profitability. In: Oji, U.I. and O.O. Mgbere (Eds.). Re-inventing Animal Production in the 21st Century. 5th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria. Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, 19-22, September. Pp 200 – 202.

103. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2000). Sources and Effects of Social Conflicts in Some Petroleum Bearing Communities of Imo State. Conference proceedings, CEENECON, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.

104. Nwajiuba, C.U., B.U. Ekenyem and E. Nwoke (2002). The Profitability of Poultry Enterprises in Owerri. In: Aletor, V.A. and G.E. Onibi (Eds.). Increasing Household Protein Consumption Through Improved Livestock Production. 27th. Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production. Akure, Nigeria, 17-21, March. Pp. 365 – 368.

105. Nwajiuba Chinedum and Adeola Akinsanmi (2002).  Organic Manure Use among smallholders in the Rainforest of the Southeast Nigeria.  In: Challenges to organic farming and sustainable land use in the tropics and subtropics. Deutscher Tropentag.  October 9-11, University of Kassel Witzenhausen, Germany. Pp. 199.

106. Akwiwu, C.D., C. U. Nwajiuba and F.N. Nnadi (2002). Oil pollution and agro-forestry practices of farmers in Imo State: Implications for household livelihood in Iloeje, M.U., G.E. Osuji, U. Herbert and Asumugha (Eds.) Agriculture:  A Basis for Poverty Eradication and Conflict Resolution.  Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria.   Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. October 20-24. Pp. 25-28.

107. Nwajiuba Chinedum and Adeola Akinsanmi (2003).  Implications of improved oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) fruit processing technologies for labour and income among rural households in Imo State, Nigeria. In Wollny C., Deininger A., Bhandari N., Maass B., Manig W., Muuss U., Brodbeck F., and Howe I. (Eds.) Technological and institutional innovations for sustainable rural development. Deutscher Tropentag.  October 8-10, George – August – University, Gottingen, Germany. Pp. 18.

108. Nwajiuba Chinedum and Adeola Akinsanmi (2003). Economic and social issues affecting the sustainability of cassava postharvest project in Southeastern, Nigeria. In Wollny C., Deininger A., Bhandari N., Maass B., Manig W., Muss U., Brodbeck F., and Howe I. (Eds.) Technological and institutional innovations for sustainable rural development. Deutscher Tropentag.  October 8-10, George – August – University, Gottingen, Germany. Pp. 216.

109. Nwajiuba Chinedum (2005). Micro-economic effects of the mechanization of palm nut processing among small farm households in Imo State. Proceedings of the 2004 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society, Abuja 23-26 August. Pp. 369-384.

110. Akinsanmi A. W. Doppler And C. Nwajiuba (2005) Gender Inequalities And Their Implications For Living Standard And Food Security Among Male And Female Headed Households In Imo State, Nigeria. Deutscher Tropentag ,October 11-13 Universitaet Hohenheim, Germany. (Poster).

111. Akinsanmi A., W. Doppler and C. Nwajiuba (2005). Family resources and their impact on living standard among rural families in South East Nigeria. 7th Annual Conference of the African Crop Science Society, Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Entebbe Uganda. 5 – 9 December.

112. Asinobi, C. O., B. Ndimantang, and C. U. Nwajiuba (2005). “Cassava production, processing and constraints in Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria”. Conference Proceedings/Paper, Sacramento State, Centre for African Peace and Conflict Resolution.

113. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2006). Is Modern Economic Theory and Practice Relevant to Sub – Saharan Africa: Lessons from Nigeria? Proceedings of the 5th Global Conference on Business and Economics. Cambridge University, United Kingdom, July 6 – 8.

114. Nwajiuba, C., K. Obilor and I. Uwazie (2007). Determinants of Farmers´ Income under the National Directorate of Employment Programmes in Abia State. Proceedings of the 2006 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society, Calabar, 22-24th August. Pp. 127-139.

115. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2007). International Migrants Perception of Some Contemporary Issues in Migration:  A Study of Nigerians in Diaspora. Proceedings of the 7th Global Conference on Business and Economics. Oxford University, United Kingdom, June 24-26.

116. Nwajiuba, C. U. And A. O. Ejiogu (2008). Population and migration nexus: evidences from evidence from communities of varying population densities in south east Nigeria. Proceedings of the 8th Global Conference on Business and Economics. Oxford University, United Kingdom, June 22-24.

117. Halkias, D., Nwajuiba, C., Harkiolakis, N., Clayton, G., Akrivos, D., Caracatsanis, S. (2008). Characteristics and Business Profiles of Immigrant-Owned Small Firms: The Case of African Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Greece, Proceedings of the Oxford Business and Economics Research Conference, Oxford, UK, June.

118. Ejiogu, A.O. and C.U. Nwajiuba (2008). Challenges of having journal of agriculture and food sciences online. Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (COSEARIA). Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Electronic publishing and dissemination held in Dakar, Senegal. October, 6-7. Pages 1-7.

119. Nwajiuba, C. (2008). The milleneium development goals, tragedy of the commons and contemporary Nigerian social, poliical and economic cirucmstances“, in Uwazie, I.U., Uzoma, U.C., Nwajiuba, C. And Uzoechi, O.J. (Eds.) (2008). Crisis in the Nigerian economy: The way forward. School of social sciences, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri. Pages 1-5.

120. Nwajiuba, C. A., C. U. Nwajiuba, and T. A. Ume (2008). “Prevalence and impact of sorting in Nigeria university system: Implication for value of results”. In: Nworgu, B. G. and E. I. Eke (eds.), Access, Quality and Cost in Nigerian Education. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Congress of the Nigerian Academy of Education. University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 4 – 6 November. Pp. 570-582.

121. Nwajiuba, C. U., R. Onyeneke and C. Uwadoka (2009). Participation of West African Migrants in Enterprises in Lagos state, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 9th Global Conference on Business and Economics. Oxford University, United Kingdom, June 24-26.

122. Nwajiuba, C. U. and R. Onyeneke (2010). Effect of climate change on agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Proceedings of the 10th Global Conference on Business and Economics. Oxford University, United Kingdom, June 28-30.

123. Munonye, J. and C. Nwajiuba (2010). Domestic production under varying trade policies: A study of poultry businesses in southeast Nigeria. Proceedings of the conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

124. Nwajiuba, C. and R., Onyeneke (2010). Respondents’ Fatigue in Research in Least Developed Countries. A Paper presented at the 11th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists, Federal University of Technology Minna, 30th November – 3rd December

125. Onyeneke, R and C., Nwajiuba (2010). Socio-economic Effects of Crop Farmers Adaptation Measures to Climate Change in the Southeast Rainforest Zone of Nigeria. A Paper presented at the 11th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists, Federal University of Technology Minna, 30th November – 3rd December

126. Nwajiuba, C.U. and R.U., Onyeneke (2010). Climate Change and Livelihood: Emerging Issues and Methodological Approaches in sub-Saharan Africa. Paper presented at the Centre for Human Resource and Gender Services’ National Conference on Engendering Policy for Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria, Volume 1, Asaba, Nigeria 29th – 31st March, 2010

127. Onyeneke R.U., Nwosu C.S., Nwajiuba C.U., Okoye V.K and Mmagu C.J (2014). Comparative Analysis of Adaptive Capacity and Autonomous Adaptation Practices to Climate Change by Farming Households in Nnewi South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 14th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists, Federal University of Technology, Akure, 24th – 27th February, 2014.

OTHER WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE PAPERS

1. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1992). The State of Farming Systems Research in Nigeria. Preparatory Workshop on Farming Systems Oriented Approach KIT, The Netherlands. November.

2. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1996). Some Processing and Marketing Related Factors Affecting the Production and Consumption of Cassava in Southeastern Nigeria. 12th Annual Conference of the farm Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna, Nigeria.

3. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1997). Foundations of Self-Reliance in Nigeria. The Nigerian Labour Congress/National Orientation Agency Joint Workshop on Labour and the Transition Programme. 10 – 11 April, Owerri, Nigeria

3. Nwajiuba, C.U. (1998). Conflicts in Petroleum Bearing Communities of Imo State: Implications for Agricultural Development. 14th Annual Conference of the Farm management Association of Nigeria. Bauchi, Nigeria.

4. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2000). Productivity Improvement Schemes in Organizations. Paper presented at the Inauguration of the Imo State productivity Committee. National Productivity Centre, Owerri, Nigeria. February 24.

5. Nwajiuba, C.U. (2000). General Concept and Application of Democracy at the Third Tier of Government. Paper presented at the Workshop on Information management and Democratic Process at the Local Government Level. Organized by Opinion Research and Communication Inc., Villa Maria, Owerri, 11 – 12 April.

6.Nwajiuba, C.U. (2000). The Role of Workers in the Current Political Dispensation. Paper presented at a National Seminar on Agricultural Workers, Democracy and Political Power in Nigeria of the 21st Century. by the Agricultural and Allied Senior Staff Association. Imo Hotels, Owerri, Nigeria, 27 – 29 April.

7. Nwajiuba, C.U and L. Nwankpa (2001). Legumes and Potential for the Adoption of Alley Cropping in Abia State. Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist, on Agricultural Inputs for Sustainable Development. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 11 – 13 June.

8. Akwiwu, C., C. Nwajiuba and F. Nnadi (2001). Agricultural financing through Development banks: A Study of Nigeria Agricultural and Cooperative Bank. Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist, on Agricultural Inputs for Sustainable Development. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 11 – 13 June.

9. Nwajiuba, C. and E. Ahanotu (2001). The Role of Community Banks in Agricultural Financing. Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist, on Agricultural Inputs for Sustainable Development. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 11 – 13 June.

10. Nwajiuba C. U. and L. Nwankpa (2002).  Legumes and Potential for the Adoption of Alley Cropping in Abia State.  Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist, on Agricultural Inputs for Sustainable Development. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 11 – 13 June. Accepted for publication in the Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 2.

11. Nwajiuba, C. and L. Eluwa (2002). Farm Level Issues Affecting Cocoa Production and marketing in Abia State. Paper Presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 16 – 20 September.

12. Chinedum Nwajiuba (2004). World Trade Organization, Trade Liberalization, Agriculture and Food Security In Nigeria: An Assessment of a Decade of Globalization. A keynote Address presented at a stakeholders workshop on trade and sustainable development, organised by Development Information Network, 8 – 9, June at Modotel Enugu, Nigeria.

13. Nwajiuba Chinedum, Okechukwu Oluchi and Nwajiuba Chinyere (2003). Social status, traditional food taboos and food security: A study of women in Imo State. Paper presented at the nutrition society of Nigeria 34th annual conference, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, 26 – 29 November.

14. Iheanetu E., J. Mbanasor and C. Nwajiuba (2004).  “Impact of SPDC Cassava Processing Projects on Host Communities of the Niger Delta Areas paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economists, Zaria, Nigeria. November.

Honours/Distinctions with dates RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP, GRANTS SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARD

1. Farm and Non-farm Labour Use Patterns of Rural Women: A Study of Selected Villages in Imo State. Social Science Council of Nigeria /Ford Foundation, Research Grant, 1988. (with Anyanwu, G.A.).

2.   DAAD Scholarship for Doctoral Studies in the University of Hohenheim, Germany (1991-1994).

3.  Research Fellow – Post-harvest Technology Unit, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria. 1992.

4.  Department of Economics, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri. Award for Excellence in Agricultural Development, 1997.

5. Informal Credit in a Liberalized Financial Market: A Study of Women Credit Associations in Imo State. Centre for Research and Documentation Kano/Ford Foundation, Research grant, 1999.

6.  Womanhood and Food-related Taboos of Igbo Women: Consequences for Nutrition Rights. Women Rights Advancement Project (WRAPA), Abuja, Nigeria, Research Grant, 2000 (with Asinobi, C.O.).

7. DAAD Fellow at the University of Hohenheim, Germany (April-June, 2002).

8. DAAD Fellow at the University of Hohenheim, Germany (July-September, 2005).

9. DAAD Fellow at the University of Hohenheim, Germany (July-September, 2008).

Extra-Curricular Activities Table tennis, Reading Newspapers, and social commentary

 

APPENDIX – Other Relevant Information

LANGUAGE, ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Language Ability

Written Spoken
English very good very good
German Good very good
French  few expressions  few expressions-
Local Nigerian Languages (Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa) good\fair good\fair

Computer Ability

Word Processing: Microsoft Word    
Data Managers: Microsoft Excel    
Econometric Programs: SPSS    
Presentations: Power Point    

 

DETAILS OF TEACHING AT THE UNIVERSITY

  1. Introduction to Agricultural Economics (UG, 1995-)

2. Micro-economic Theory (UG/PG 1995-)

  1. Farm Management and Production Economics (UG, 1995/1996)
  2. Agricultural Finance (UG/PG, 1996-)
  3. Economics of Livestock Production (UG, 1998-2000)
  4. Agricultural Policy and Planning (UG, 1998-)
  5. Resource Economics (PG, 1999-)
  6. Research methodology (PG, 1998-)
  7. Environmental Economics (PG, 2000-)

 Note: UG = Undergraduate; PG = Postgraduate

 

MEMBERSHIP OF UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

  1. Member, Departmental Board (Department, 1996- )
  2. Member, Faculty Board (Faculty, 1996 – )
  3. Chairman, Conference and Publication (Faculty, 1997 – )
  4. Member, Accreditation of Disciplines (Faculty, 1997)
  5. Member, Furnishing of Faculty Board Room (Faculty, 1997)
  6. Member, Student Consultative (Faculty, 1997 – )
  7. Member, Examination Malpractice (University, 1998)
  8. Chairman, Committee on Faculty Farm (Faculty, 1999)
  9. Chairman, Commercialization of Faculty Farm (University/Faculty, 2000)
  10. Member, Investigation of Transcripts (University, 2000)
  11. Member, Faculty Postgraduate Board (Faculty, 2000 – )
  12. Member, Appraisal Committee (Department/Faculty, 2000 – )
  13. Chairman, Faculty Farm Management Committee (2003-)
  14. Member, University Farm Management Committee (2003-)
  15. Chief Examination Officer for the Faculty of Agriculture (2001/2002)
  16. Member, Faculty Research Committee (2002 -)
  17. Chairman, Faculty Agricultural Project Development Ad-hoc Committee (2002)
  18. Member, Faculty Examination Board (2002 -)
  19. Chairman, Faculty Examinations Committee (2003 – 2004)
  20. Chairman, Faculty Ph. D. Programmes Committee (2005, 2006)
  21. Member, University Admissions Examination Committee (2005, 2006, 2007)
  22. Chairman, Faculty New Sites Committee (2006)
  23. Member, Senate Committee on Admissions (2006 – )
  24. Member, Senate Committee on Academic Calendar (2008)
  25. Chairman, Admission Examination Committee (2009)
  26. Member, University Disciplinary Committee (2012)
  27. Chairman, Committee of Deans, Imo State University Owerri (2012-)

 

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY

  1. Represented the School of Postgraduate Studies at Ph. D. Examination in the Faculty of Science (2004).
  1. Represented the School of Postgraduate Studies at M.Ed. Examination in the Faculty of Education (2004).
  1. Acted for the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (2004).
  1. Represented the School of Postgraduate Studies at M.Sc./MBA Examination in the Faculty of Business Administration (2006).
  1. Represented the School of Postgraduate Studies at M.Sc. Examination in the Faculty of Science (2006).
  1. Represented the School of Postgraduate Studies at M.Sc./Ph.D. Examination in the Faculty of Business Administration (2006).
  1. Represented the School of Postgraduate Studies at M.Sc./Ph.D. Examination in the Faculty of Science (2007).

POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION

(a)  Imo State University, Owerri

  1. Credit Acquisition and Investment Decisions of Rural Women in Imo State (by Ibe-Enwo, A.C., 1998). (M.Sc)
  1. Adjustment Strategies of Livestock Enterprises in a Depressed Economy: A Study of Poultry Enterprises in Owerri, Nigeria (by Nwoke, E.C., 1999). (M.Sc)
  1. Economics of Mini-livestock Production in Imo State, Nigeria (by Ewuziem, J.E., 2000). (M.Sc)
  1. Analysis of Portfolio Management of Community Banks: Implications for Agricultural Financing in Nigeria (by Ahanotu, C.E., 2001). (M.Sc)
  1. The Effect of Crude Oil Exploitation on the Adoption of Agro-Forestry Technologies in Imo state, Nigeria (by Akwiwu C.D, 2002). (M.Sc)
  1. A Comparative Study of Contract and Non-Contract Farming in Owerri Agricultural Zone, Imo State, Nigeria (by Ukonu J.O.J., 2004). (M.Sc)
  1. The Performance of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Imo State, Nigeria (by Mbata, M. O. 2004). (M.Sc)
  1. Finance Implications of the Adoption of Organic Farming: A Study of Integrated Crop. Livestock Farms in Orlu Agricultural Zone, Imo State (by Munonye J., 2004) (M.Sc.)
  1. The Effect of Agricultural Market Liberalization on the Production of some Food crops in Nigeria (by Otele, U., 2004). (M.Sc)
  1. An Evaluation of Fish Farming in Imo State Nigeria (by Nwosu F. O., 2005) (M.Sc.)
  1. Determinants of the Performance of Micro Projects Programme (MPP 3-6) on Host Communities in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. – by Ochasi Gerald Umunnabuike (2007) (MSc).
  1. Economic analysis of production and utilization of organic fertilizer: A case study of Margaret organic fertilizer company, Imo State, Nigeria (by Azubuike, I. S., 2008) (M.Sc.).
  1. A survey of West African immigrants in agricultural and non-agricultural business in Lagos state, Nigeria (by Uwadoka, C, 2008) (MSc.)
  1. Adoption of Bee Keeping Technologies by Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria. – by Ubeh Emmanuel (2010) (MSc).
  1. Climate change and crop farmers adaptation measures in the southeast rainforest zone of Nigeria (by Onyeneke, R., 2010) (M.Sc.)
  1. Rural-Urban Migration and Agricultural Investment in Male and Female Headed Households in Imo State, Nigeria – by Okorowu Ferdinand Chidi (2012) (MSc).
  1. Survival Strategies of Small-scale Food Processing Enterprises in Owerri Metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria. – by Amazu George Obiajuru (2012) (MSc).

Postgraduate Supervision (M.Sc. On-going)

Economics of Urban/Rural Households Use of Different Energy Sources for Cooking in Imo State, Nigeria – by Agunanne, Uchenna (2012 – Date).

Economics of Climate Change Adaptation in Smallholder Agriculture in Imo State, Nigeria – by Chukwu Ikenna (2015 – Date).

Land Deals and Sustainable Income among Farming Households in Owerri agricultural Zone, Imo State, Nigeria – by Adibe Nkemjika Charles (2015 – Date).

 

Postgraduate Diploma

  1. Financing Agricultural in Imo State: A Comparative Study of Four Financial Institutions by Anyanwu C. C. (1995/96) (PGD)
  1. The Impact of Advertising on the Marketing of Agricultural Products in Nigeria: A Case Study of Delta State. by Ipilogun S. S. (1995/96) (PGD)
  1. Economics of Cassava Processing by Small Scale Enterprises in Imo State by Akobundu I.I. (1995/96) (PGD)
  1. The Market Structure, Conduct and Performance of Palm Oil in Imo State: A Case Study of Ohaji/Egbema and Aboh Mbaise L.G.As of Imo State – by Ndulor B. (1995/96) (PGD).
  1. The Role of Cassava as a Security Food Crop Amongst Small Farm Households in Imo State. – by Anumihe (1995/96) (PGD).
  1. Financing Crop Production in Ughelli – North L.G.A. of Delta State by Udebraye A. J. (1995/96) (PGD)
  1. Financing Small-scale Agricultural Enterprises in Imo State through the Nigerian Agricultural and Cooperative Bank (NACB) Ltd: 1981 – 90. by Mbata M. O. (1995/96) (PGD).
  1. Economics of Legume Based Cropping Systems: A Study of Small Holder Farming Systems in Abia State: – by Nwankpa L. J. (1996/97) (PGD)
  1. Distress Syndrome of Commercial Banks: Impact on Small Rural Enterprises in Imo State, Nigeria. – by Akwiwu C. D. (1996/97) (PGD)
  1. Agricultural Intensification and Resource use Productivity: A Study of the ADP FADAMA Programme in Imo State. – by Osuji I. (1996/97) (PGD).
  1. Profitability of Apiculture: A Case study of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, APIARY (by Ubeh E. U., 2005) (PGD).

(b)      Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

  1. Effect of Subsidy Withdrawal on Fertilizer Demand and Agricultural Production in Kebbi State, Nigeria (by Tanko L., 2001) (With Professor A.C. Nwosu) (MSc).
  1. Impact of Shell Petroleum Development Company Cassava Processing Projects in Imo State (by Iheanetu E., 2003) (With Dr. J. Mbanasor) (MSc).
  1. Analysis of Intra – Sectoral Linkages of Stakeholders in Cassava – Based Agribusiness Industry in Abia State (by Onwumere J., 2004) (with Dr. G. N. Asumugha) (MSc).
  1. The Role of the National Directorate of Employment in Poverty Alleviation among Farmers in Abia State (by Obike, K. C., 2006) (MSc).

(c)   Ph. D. Theses/Dissertations

  1. Socio-economic Assessment of Rural Households in Selected Regions of Nigeria (by Akinsanmi A., 2002 – 2005), (Co-supervised with Professor W. Doppler, University of Hohenheim, Germany).
  1. Economics of the marketing of Oil palm products in eastern Nigeria (by Nwankwo, O. O., 2010).
  1. Socioeconomic effects of NGOs’ agricultural extension services in rural areas of the Niger Delta, Nigeria (by Nwachukwu, E. 2010).
  1. Domestic production and marketing under varying trade policies: A study of poultry businesses in southeast Nigeria (by Munonye J., 2014).
  1. Economic analysis of improved cook stoves use as adaptation measure to climate change in farming communities in Benue and Kaduna states, Nigeria (by Onyeneke, R., 2015).
  1. Socioeconomic analysis of micro-credit demand and supply among arable crop farmers in Edo State, Nigeria (by Aligbe, C., 2015).

(d)      On-Going Ph. D. Theses/Dissertations

  1. Impact of remittances on rural livelihood in Southeastern, Nigeria (by Mbah, S., 2012-).
  1. Population dynamics and rural farm labour in Mbaise area of Imo state Nigeria (by Osuagwu, C., 2013 – )
  1. Effect of Climate Change on arable Crop Production in southeast Nigeria (by Osugiri Irenaeus (2014 – ).
  1. Declining Petroleum Export Earning and Exploitation of Forest Resources in Nigeria (by Okoro Linus Chidi (2015 – ).

 

RESEARCH GRANTS BY STUDENTS UNDER MY SUPERVISION

  1. Nwoke Evans (M.Sc., 1999), Adjustment Strategies of Livestock Enterprises in a Depressed Economy: A Study of Selected Farms in Owerri, Imo State. From the Council for Development and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Dakar, Senegal, 1997.
  1. Akwiwu Custodian (M.Sc., 2000), The Effect of Crude Oil Exploitation on the Adoption of Agro-Forestry Technologies in Imo state, Nigeria. Centre for Research in Agro-Forestry, Bamako, Mali, 2000.
  1. Azubuike, Ikechukwu (M.Sc., 2008), Economic analysis of production and utilization of organic fertilizer: A case study of Margaret organic fertilizer company, Imo State, Nigeria. From the Council for Development and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Dakar, Senegal, 2007.

MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

  1. Member, International Association of Agricultural Economics (1991 – 2007)
  2. Member, International Farming Systems Association   (1992)
  3. Member, West African Farming Systems    (1992)
  4. Member, Nigerian African Farming Systems    (1992)
  5. Member, Farm Management Association of Nigerian    (1996)
  6. Member, Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economics   (2001)
  7. Member, Agricultural Society of Nigerian    (2001).
  8. Member, Nutrition Society of Nigerian    (2003).
  9. Member, Association for the Promotion of Nigerian Languages and Culture (2003).

EDITORSHIP AND REVIEWER

  1. Associate Editor / Reviewer, Journal of Innovation in the Life Sciences, Imo State University, Owerri.
  1. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria (Reviewer).
  1. Food and Fibre Production in Nigeria in the 21st. Century. Proceedings of the Conference of the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Abia State University, Umuahia Campus, Nigeria. 10-13, September, 2000. (Reviewer).
  1. Editor, Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Imo State University, Owerri (2003 – 2007).
  1. Journal of Raw Material Research. Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Abuja (Reviewer).
  1. Associate Editor Journal of the Centre for Population Studies Imo State University Owerri, (2004 – ).
  1. Consulting Editor Journal of Occupation and Training. Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri,, (2004 – ).
  1. Member, Editorial Board, Globalization Review: A Journal on Trade and Sustainable Development. Development Information Network, Lagos, Nigeria (2004- ).
  1. Member, Editorial Board, African On-Line International Journals. Middlesex, England (2006- ).
  1. Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Imo State University, Owerri (2007 – ).
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