Experience

WITHIN AND OUTSIDE UNIVERSITY

1. Teaching and supervising both undergraduate and postgraduate students in different fields and areas of Agricultural Economics.

      (a) Courses taught:
      Some of the courses taught include Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Production Economics, Agribusiness, Resource Economics, Agricultural Marketing, Operation Research Method, Mathematic for Agricultural Economics, Farm Management and Accounting
      (b) Project/Thesis Supervised:

          i) Over 50 undergraduate project supervision (Completed)
          ii) 12 M.Sc. Thesis supervision (Completed)
          iii) 10 Ph.D. Thesis supervision (5 completed and 5 Ongoing)

2. Member/ Associate editor
Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo (2002-2008)

3. Associate Reviewer

      i) Journal of Social Sciences (JSS), Krepublishers, New Delhi, India
      ii) Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Uyo
      iii) Journal of African Studies and Development (JASD), www.academicjournals.org/JASD
      iv) African Journal of Agricultural Research (AJAR),www.academicjournal.org/ajar
      v) Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Calabar
      vi) Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research, University of Uyo
      vii) British Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, Science domain, London, W1B3HH
      viii) Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology, New Delhi, India
      ix) Science Domain International Group of Journals,
      One Commerce Centre,
      1201 Orange St. # 600,
      Wilmington,
      New Castle, Delaware, USA,
      Corporate File Number: 504977

4. Associate Editor
World Journal of Agricultural Science, Idosi publication, Pakistan


5. Facilitator
Nigerian National Population and Housing Census, 2006


6. Ag. Head of Department
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Uyo, March 08, 2004- January 14, 2008


7. Vice Dean
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo, October 2006-Feburay, 2008


8. Ag. Director
Center for Skill Acquisition and Rural Development (CSARD), University of Uyo ( June, 2008 – May, 2011)


9. Editor
Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment (NJAFE), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo (2008-2016)


10. Investment Secretary
Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Uyo, April, 2006-May, 2011 (Pioneer investment secretary whose major achievement was the formation of UASMCS)


11. Secretary
Board of Trustee, Uniuyo Academic staff multi-purpose Cooperative society limited (UASMCS), August, 2009 – May, 2011


12. Membership
Several committees of Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, Senate, management and Council in the University of Uyo.


13. Chairman
Parent Teacher Association, Tropicana International Schools, Afaha Oku, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, February, 2010 – Date


14. External Examiner
Department of Agricultural Economics University of Calabar and Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (Undergraduate and Graduate Level) 2011 –Date


15. Member
Senate of University of Uyo, 2003-Date


16. Director
School of Continuing Education, University of Uyo, April, 2014-May, 2018


17. Member
University of Uyo Management, April, 2014-May, 2018


18. Chairman
Board of Directors, Unique Ambassadors Nursery/primary School, Inim Etuk Akpan Lane/ Umoren Street, Uyo, Dec., 2013 – Date


19. LGA Collating/Returning Officer
2015 INEC General Election for Nsit Atai LGA


20. Chairman
Technical Committee on Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Akwa Ibom State Governor’s Office, Uyo. July, 2015-Date


21. Chairman
The Apostolic Church Bible College Governing Council, Obot Idim Nsit, Uyo Field, Akwa Ibom State. Oct., 2016-Date


22. Member
University of Uyo 8th Governing Council (Representative of the Senate). May, 2017-Date


23. Chairman
University of Uyo Student Disciplinary Committee. June 2017-Date


SHORT AND LONG TERM PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

1. PROJECT: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Environmental Impact Assessment of Dodo-North Non-Associated Gas Wells Project Report for Amecron Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, July, 2014
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Review the project scope, existing literature and applicable Terms of Reference, prepare/review/rewrite environmental and integrated report; identify gaps, compile comments and rate the original report draft.
POSITION: Agricultural/Social Impact Assessment Consultant


2. PROJECT: Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Akwa Ibom State on Baseline study to identify and critically examined various harmful traditional practices among women in Akwa Ibom State. (2014)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Design of data collection Instruments, Field survey, Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report writing
POSITION: Consultant


3. PROJECT: World Bank/IPFRI Public Expenditure Review of the Agricultural Sector at the Sub-national level in Nigeria: the case of Cross River State, May-September, 2013
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Design of survey instruments, data collection, data analysis, and report writing
POSITION: Short term consultant/ statistician/Data analyst


4. PROJECT: UNIDO-Evaluation of the sectoral and national reports on establishment of multiple staple crop processing Zones (SCPZs)in Nigeria
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Review SCPZ draft bill and Master plan, thematic reports, SCPZ policy and strategy documents,
POSITION: Agricultural Economist/National Expert


5. PROJECT: Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited OBOB Gas Pipeline Project EIA Report for Environmental and Chemical Services Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, February, 2013
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Data collection, data analysis and field report and baseline report writing, stakeholder engagements
POSITION: Agricultural/Social Impact Assessment Consultant


6. PROJECT: Bank of Industry/UNIDO Evaluation and Impact Assessment of the Cotton Textile and Garment Intervention Fund Scheme for Fairways Resources Enterprises Ltd, Abuja, July, 2012-October, 2012
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Design of survey instruments, data collection, data analysis, impact assessment, need assessment, and report writing
POSITION: Team Leader and Impact Economist


7. PROJECT: World Bank/ Fadama III Project Midline Impact study in Akwa Ibom State, February, 2012- Date
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Training of the State supervisors and enumerators, conduct field survey for both household level and economic interest groups levels, data management techniques, Data Analysis and Report writing
POSITION: State Consultant

8. PROJECT: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Trans-Niger Loopline Transmission system Project (Oghale-Bonny EIA) Report for Amecron Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, February, 2012
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Review the project scope, existing literature and applicable Terms of Reference, prepare/review/rewrite environmental and integrated report; identify gaps, compile comments and rate the original report draft.
POSITION: Agricultural/Social Impact Assessment Consultant


9. PROJECT: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Revalidation of Environmental Impact Assessment of Nembe Field Development Project Report for Amecron Nigeria Limited, port Harcourt, February, 2012
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Review the project scope, existing literature and applicable Terms of Reference, prepare/review/rewrite environmental and integrated report; identify gaps, compile comments and rate the original report draft.
POSITION: Agricultural/Social Impact Assessment Consultant


10. PROJECT: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Environmental Impact Assessment of Odeama Flow station Project report for Amecron Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, February, 2012
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Review the project scope, existing literature and applicable Terms of Reference, prepare/review/rewrite environmental and integrated report; identify gaps, compile comments and rate the original report draft.
POSITION: Agricultural/Social Impact Assessment Consultant


11. PROJECT: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) medical Incinerator Project EER study for Macphed Environmental Consult, Port Harcourt (October, 2011)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Data collection, data analysis and field report and baseline report writing, stakeholder engagements
POSITION: Agricultural/Social Impact Assessment Consultant


12. PROJECT: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Sustainable Development and Social Impact Assessment Project team (October, 2010-Sept, 2011)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Process development/review, supervision of data collection, data analysis and report writing, stakeholder engagements
POSITION: Senior Research Advisor (Sabbatical leave)


13. PROJECT: World Bank study on Rapid Assessment of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme implementation in Nigeria (May, 2008-December, 2009, January-May, 2013)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report writing
POSITION: Short term consultant/ statistician/Data analyst


14. PROJECT: NIGERIAN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY/ACTION TEAM (NEST)/(Building Nigerian Response to Climate Change PROJECT) study on adaptation to climate variability: a case study of farming households in the Niger Delta region(April, 2009 – June, 2011)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Proposal writing, Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report writing
POSITION: Consultant/ statistician/Data analyst


15. PROJECT: UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) study on documentation of the process and use of community-based information system (CBIS) and essential tools in community integrated management of childhood illness in Akwa Ibom and Imo States (2007-December, 2009)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report writing
POSITION: Consultant/ statistician/Data analyst


16. PROJECT: International Institute for Tropical Agriculture IITA/PROSAB Community based seed system study in Borno State (2007)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Study design, Field survey, Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report writing
POSITION: Consultant

17. PROJECT: Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (MA&NR), Akwa Ibom State on Baseline survey of food crop, tree crop, livestock and fisheries sub sectors in Akwa Ibom State (2006)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Study design, Field survey, Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report writing
POSITION: Consultant


18. PROJECT: Multi-country Rice Policy Study Review and Planning Workshop (2006) in Cotonou, Benin Republic
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Policy formulation on rice, design of survey and questionnaires of proposed studies
POSITION: Team member


19. PROJECT: MPP6 (FGN/EU) Micro Project Programmes on study on resuscitation of tree crops sub sector in Nigeria: A case study of Oil Palm production, processing and Marketing in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Edo, Imo and Ondo States (2005)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Training and management of enumerators, design of questionnaires, field survey, data collection, market price survey, palm oil and palm kernel commodity supply chain, situational analysis, data Analysis and report writing.
POSITION: Consultant


20. PROJECT: USAID/IITA study on Agriculture in Nigeria: Identifying opportunities for increased commercialization and investment (2005)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Data collection, data analysis, crop assessment survey, rural enterprises assessment, market survey and writing of field report
POSITION: South-south zone field Assistant


21. PROJECT: Prodec-Fugro/Exxonmobil Plc on study of Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Effect of Gas Re-injection Project(2003)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Study design, training and management of enumerators, design of questionnaires, field survey, organizing focal group discussions (FGDs), data collection, data analysis, impact assessment, need assessment, rural livelihood assessment and report writing
POSITION: Consultant


22. PROJECT: International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)/GTZ/NDDC study on Developing Master plan for Agriculture/Rural Enterprises in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria (2003)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Research formulation, design of survey instrument and questionnaires, data collection, data analysis, crop assessment survey, rural livelihood assessment, rural enterprises assessment, market survey and writing of report
POSITION: Resource person


23. PROJECT: International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)/IFDC study on Seed Sector in Nigeria (2002)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Research formulation, data collection, data collation, crop assessment survey, commodity chain analysis, market price analysis, data analysis and writing of technical reports
POSITION: Consultant


24. PROJECT: World Bank/NPC study on Social Capital Fund (2001-2002).
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Research formulation, selection and training of enumerators, organizing of community development agencies, organizing focal group discussion (FGDs), data analysis and writing of final document for Abia State
POSITION: Consultant


25. PROJECT: University of Uyo Consultancy Service study on Coastal area land suitability and capability of Akwa Ibom State (2001)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITES: Field survey and collection of socio-economic and rural livelihood assessment data.
POSITION: Team member


26. PROJECT: International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan. COSCASA Study(2000).
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Analysis of data and writing of preliminary document on cassava production and market potential in the semi-arid zone of Africa
POSITION: Consultant


27. PROJECT: World Bank/DFID study on Voice of the Poor (1999).
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Data collection and synthesis of Draft Report
POSITION: Team member


28. PROJECT: University of Ibadan Adaptive Research Group of Department of Agricultural Economics study on Cocoa Revolution in Nigeria (1996)
BASIC SKILL AND ACTIVITIES: Data Collation and synthesis of Draft Report.
POSITION: Assistant team member


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