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  • Lecturer in Forest Food Resources and Agroforestry and pragmatic knowledge in climate change in tropical forest areas and Forest Ecology.

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  • My name is Geraldine Ogechukwu Ibe, I am a lecturer in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.I am a Nigerian citizen and I hail from Akanu in Ohafia Local Gove...More

EXPERIENCE

  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike Nigeria
    • Forestry and Environmental Management
    • Assistant Lecturer
    • June 2012 to Present

    I had earlier worked with Zenith Bank Plc for five years before I resigned and took up a job as a lecturer which is my passion. I have my B.Sc. in Environmental Resources Management. I have my Master’s degree in Forest Food Resources and Agroforestry. I am currently undergoing a self sponsored PhD programme in Forest Ecology and Conservation Management at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. My passion for research and experiential knowledge of climate change gained me a grant fully funded by Department for International Development through Association of Commonwealth Universities, United Kingdom and this made me a CLIMATE IMPACTS, RESEARCH CAPACITY AND LEADERSHIP ENHANCEMENT (CIRCLE) Fellow with the Association of Commonwealth Universities and I am currently a CIRCLE Ambassador.I have been privileged to visit Ghana on 3 different occasions, for my CIRCLE Research Fellowship at UDS, Tamale Ghana, I also attended a 4–day workshop on INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA, at UENR, Sunyani, Ghana.I have been to Nairobi Kenya on 3 different occasions, for proposal writing workshop, CIRCLE Induction and Post Fellowship programme with Prof. John F. Morton of the University of GREENWICH, UK and other renowned facilitators at the African Academy of Sciences. I have also been to Togo on a one day INTERNATIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP ON IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FOREST AREAS at University of Kara. I have been to Benin Republic on a one day training workshop on BENEFITS OF INDIGENOUS FOREST FOOD SPECIES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA at the HILL-CITY UNIVERSITY BENIN. I have been trained in sampling techniques for research methods, experimental designs and data analysis in Nigeria. I have also attended various conferences and training workshops in Nigeria. I am an academic adviser to the undergraduate students; I am also responsible for invigilation of examination, computation of results for the undergraduate students. I teach various university courses from year one to final year like: Climate Change and Food Security, General Agriculture, Introduction to Forest food resources, Multiple Land Use Systems and others. I am involved in guiding the undergraduate final year students on their seminar presentations, data collection, analysis and interpretation on their research work.

EDUCATION

  • Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta Nigeria
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Forest Ecology and Conservation Management
    • March 2015 to Present

    I am studying the ecology of the forest and its conservation techniques in Tropical Rain Forests in Africa.

  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
    • Master of Sciences in Forest food resources and Agroforestry
    • December 2011 to January 2015

    I carried out research on Gambeya albida and Chrysophyllum cainito (endangered indigenous forest food species) in Tropical Rain, Derived Savannah and Mangrove forests. Their morphological characteristics, nutritional contents and growth analyses.

  • Abia State University Uturu
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Resources Management
    • October 2000 to September 2005

    I worked on Causes and types of erosion menace at different sites in Umuahia Capital Metropolis.

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