PROFESSOR GODWIN EMENIKE IFENKWE

PROFESSOR GODWIN EMENIKE IFENKWE

DEAN

Biography

PROFESSOR GODWIN EMENIKE IFENKWE

Department of Rural Sociology and Extension

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike

P.M.B. 7267, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria

Email- ifenkwe.godwin@mouau.edu.ng

 

A. PERSONAL DATA

SEX:                                                  Male

MARITAL STATUS:                          Married

STATE OF ORIGIN / LGA:               Abia / Ikwuano

NATIONALITY:                                 Nigerian

CURRENT POSITION:                      Dean, College of Agricultural Economics,            

                                                               Rural Sociology and Extension, MOUAU

 

B      ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

Degree/Certificate

Area of Specialization

Date

Institutions Attended

 

1

First School Leaving

-

1971

Umudike Community

 

Certificate (FSLC)

 

 

School, Umudike

 

2

West African School

-

1976

Umuopara Secondary

 

Certificate (WASC)

 

 

School, Umuahia.

 

3

Bachelor of Science

Agricultural Education

1980

University of Nigeria,

 

(B.Sc.)

 

 

Nsukka

 

4

Master of Science

Agricultural Extension

1989

University of Nigeria,

 

(M.Sc.)

 

 

Nsukka.

 

5

Doctor of Philosophy

(Ph.D)

Agricultural Extension

Communication

2007

Michael Okpara

University of

Agriculture, Umudike

 

 

 

 

C.       SPECIAL SHORT COURSES/ TRAINING WORKSHOP

1

13th-18th Dec. 1987-Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) National Training

 

Course on Post-harvest Technology

 

2

 

6th-11th Dec,1987- Seminar on “The Youth, the Church and Rural Development”

 

Organized by Onitsha Catholic Ecclesiastical Province.

 

3

 

31/3/88- Seminar on Strategies for Boosting Food production in Schools during

 

1988 Farming Season for Agricultural Science Teachers in Umuahia zone.

 

4

 

31/5/88-Seminar on the Beautification of Educational Institutions held

 

at Resource Centre, Owerri

 

5

 

16/5/89- Workshop for Agricultural Science Teachers and Launching of Young

 

Farmers’ Club at Government Secondary School, Owerri  

 

 

6

31/10/89- Workshop for Agricultural Science Teachers in Post-Primary Institutions

 

 

7

on the Establishment of Field Crops and Rabbit Keeping

 

7/9/92-18/9/92- Federal Ministry of Education, Teacher Vacation Course (TVC) on Senior Secondary School Agricultural Science Curriculum

 

8

 

5-6 June, 2001-Workshop on the Conduct of Population Census and the

 

Vital Registration System in Nigeria- Organized by National Population

 

Commission, Abia State

 

 

 

9

5 August 2007 –Federal Ministry of Education Mandatory Integrity Training

 

Initiative (MITI) for Examiners, Supervisors and Invigilators, Ibeku High

 

School, Umuahia

 

10

 

7th-9 August, 2006- Education Trust Fund (ETF) Capacity Building Workshop

 

for University Lecturers, MOUA, Umudike

 

 

D.                  WORK EXPERIENCE/EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

 

Date

Position

1

Aug. 1980-July 1981

NYSC, College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Benue State, Nigeria

 

2

Aug. 1981-April 1994

Senior Tutor, Government College, Umuahia,

 

 

Nigeria.

 

3

May 1994-April 2002

Lecturer, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.

 

4

May 2002-May 2004

Nigerian Technical Aid Corps (TAC) Volunteer

 

 

to the Republic of Seychelles.

5

June 2004 to date

Lecturer, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria

 

 

 

E.             PRESENT RANK                Professor

 

F.             ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE/COMMITTEE WORK/COMMUNITY

                      SERVICE

 

(a)   Administrative Experience

 

1

Coordinator, Remedial/Extra Mural Studies, MOUAU

 

1995-1999

2

Coordinator, Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) MOUAU, Umudike

 

1999-2002

3

Examination Officer, Department of Rural Sociology and Extension

 

2005-2009

4

Deputy Postgraduate Programme Coordinator, Department of Rural Sociology and Extension

 

2007-2009

5

Postgraduate Programme Coordinator, Department of Rural Sociology and Extension

 

2009-2010

6

College (CAERSE) Representative to University Senate

 

2009-2012

7

Member/Secretary, MOUAU Extension, Education  and Gender Issues (EEG) Research Group  

                          

2007-2009

8

Research Programme Leader, Agricultural Extension Education and Gender Issues (EEG) Research group

 

2009-2012

9

Deputy Dean, College of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology and Extension (CAERSE)

 

2009-2011

10

Deputy Director, MOUAU Extension Centre (MEC)

 

2009-2012

11

Ag Head, Department of Rural Sociology and Extension

 

2010-2014

 

12.                   Dean, College of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology          2017

                        and Extension MOUAU

 

(b) Community Service / Committee Work

 

1.      Protem Secretary, Academic Staff Union of Universities

(ASUU) MOUAU                                                                              1994-1996

 

2.      Staff Adviser, National Association of Agricultural

 Economics and Extension Students (NAEES)                              1994-2014

3.      Member, National Universities Network (NUNet)

      MOUAU                                                                                      1998-2000

 

4.      CAERSE Representative,  College of Crop and

      Soil Sciences (CCSS) Board                                                     2006

 

5.       Member, Departmental Committee on Direct Teaching

       and Learning Costs (DTLC)                                                     2006

 

6.      Member, MOUAU Engineering and Information

       Technology (EIT) Research Group                                           2007

 

7.      Member, Departmental Committee on Revenue

       Generation                                                                                    2007

 

8.      Member, Departmental Postgraduate Committee                       2007 till date

 

9.      Chairman, Departmental Committee on University

       Strategic Plan                                                                                2007

 

10.  Chairman, Ikwuano Staff Welfare Association,

MOUA, Umudike                                                                        2007-date

 

11.  Member and Secretary, LOC, Agricultural Extension

       Society of Nigeria (AESON) 2008 Conference                            2008

 

12.  Member, Committee for Procurement of Books

      for University (MOUAU) Library                                                  2008

 

13.  Member, University Security Committee, MOUAU                    2009

 

14.  Financial Secretary, Senior Staff Club, MOUAU                        2009-2012

 

15. Member, College (CAERSE) Postgraduate Committee               2009-date

 

16. Chairman, MOUAU Director of Research and Development

      (DRD) Committee on Monitoring of Project ETF/07/04

      by Dr. M. U. Igbokwe et al…                                                          2009

 

17. Member, Committee on Collaboration of MOUAU with Abia

                        State Government on Poverty Alleviation                                        2009

 

18. Chairman, MOUAU Sub-committee that Investigated Alleged

Attack on 400 Level SIWES Students by a Group from Host

Communities                                                                                      2009

 

19. Chairman, MOUAU Security Committee on in-house Training

      Workshop for University Security Personnel                                    2010

20. Member, Investigative Panel on Verification and Confirmation of

      Result of Mr. Moses Ekeoma                                                            2010

 

21. Chairman, MOUAU Investigative Panel on the Functioning of

      Senior Staff Club Bar                                                                        2010

 

22. Chairman, MOUAU Directorate of Research and Development on

      Monitoring of Project (API/08/04) by Dr. U. K. Oke et al                2010

 

23. Member, Investigative Panel on Alleged Threat to Life (PITL) of

Chukwunonso Ejike (Staff) Against Metu Anthony (Student)         2011

 

24. Member, University Management Committee to sort out Petitions/

      Complaints from Staff                                                                                    2011

 

25. Chairman, Panel on Allegation of Misconduct/Extortion of Money

From 200 Level Students of RSE                                                       2012

 

26. Member, Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)

      Conference, Umudike Local Organizing Committee                          2012

 

27. Member, Committee on Review of the Bachelor of Agricultural

      SIWES Programme                                                                              2012

 

28. Member, Committee on review of Postgraduate School guidelines   2014

 

29. Member, CAERSE College Board/Postgraduate                               2010-date

 

30. Member, Departmental Board/Postgraduate                                      2010-date

 

31. Member, Departmental/College Appraisal                                          2010-date

and Promotion Committee     

 

                  32. Chairman Committee on Outstanding cases of some                         2015

University Staff (Onyeachu Opara and Arukwe)

 

33. Chairman, Congress Organizing Committee (COC)   Rural Sociology

      Association of Nigeria (RUuSAN) conference, 16 – 19 October,      2017.

 

34. Chairman, MOUAU Senior Staff Club 2017 Eletoral Committee     2017   

 

35. Chairman, Committee on the Review of Operations of MOUAU

      Senior Staff Club Bar and Restaurant                                                  2017

 

36. Member Post Accreditation Review Committee for the College of Veterinary

      Medicine. RE: Nov/Dec 2016/May/June 2017 Accreditation

      of Programmes                                                                                       2017 

 

37. Vice Chairman, CAERSE Welfare Association                                 2017-till date                                                           

 

                                         

   RESOURCE PERSON/CONSULTANT/FACILITATOR

 

1.      Resource Person for Training of MOUAU Security Personnel                            2009

 

2.      Resource Person for Youth Empowerment Conference Organized by

MOUAU Extension Centre (MEC) for Youths in her Model Communities          2010

 

3.      Consultant, Monitoring and Evaluation Survey on Social Capital Formation

and Implication for the Achievement of FADAMA III PDOs. Third National

Fadama Development Project CR (4494-UNI), Abia State                                    2011

 

4.      Participant, Nigeria Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) Consultative

Forum for Stakeholders and Expected Beneficiaries of CCAA/NEST Aba project

NEST Office, Umuahia                                                                                             2011

 

5.      Resource Person for Interview of Candidates for Technical Positions

(Assistant Chief Technical Officers) in MOUAU                                                    2012

 

H           MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

 

1.      Member, National Union of Teachers (NUT)                                                 1981-1994

2.      Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN)                                            1994 till date

3.      Life Member, Agricultural Extension Society of  Nigeria (AESON)            1994 till date

4.      Member, Rural Sociological Association of Nigeria (RuSAN)                      1994 till date

 

I        POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION/CO-SUPERVISION*

1.      Umunnakwe, Kenneth Anele: Adoption  of Fertilizer by Food Crop Farmers in

Ikeduru L G A of Imo State.(PGD)                                                                            2009

 

2.      Nwakor, Ngozi Flora: Determinants of the Adoption of Two NRCRI Improved

Cassava Varieties (TMS 419 and Nr 8082) Among Farmers in Abia state, Nigeria

 (M.Sc)                                                                                                                          2010

 

3.      Ajuka, Paschal: Ownership and Use of Information and Communication Technologies

Among Professionals in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

(PGD)                                                                                                                           2011

 

*4. Okon, Ephraim: Adoption of NAPRI/NVRI Improved Indigenous Poultry Production

Technologies in South-Eastern Agro-Ecological Zone of Nigeria (Ph.D)                    2011

 

5    Ukeju, Udo U: Evaluation of Root Crop Farmers Participation in Agricultural

Research in Abia State (M.Sc)                                                                                       2012

 

6        Umeh, Odiofele Ifeanyi: Effect of Cooperativeness on the performance of

Homestead Fish Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria. (M.Sc.)                                                2013

 

*7. Ofor, Raphael Onyemauche: Effects of Utilization of Modern HealthCare Service

On the Productivity of Cassava Farmers in Abia State, Nigeria (Ph.D)                        2013

      *8.   Ekanem, Jemimah Timothy: Performance Evaluation of Shell Petroleum Development

Company’s Agricultural Intervention in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, 2004-2008

(Ph.D)                                                                                                                             2013

                                                                                                                                   

*9. Eluwa, Akubuike: Effectiveness of Communication Channels in Utilizing Cassava-Based Technologies Among Farmers in South East Zone of Nigeria (Ph.D)                         2014

 

10. Udensi, Chibuike: Effect of UNICEF-Assisted Programme on the  Nutritional Status of Rural women in Abia State, Nigeria (M.Sc.)

                                                                      2014

*11. Ugboaja Innocent: Education of Human Resource Needs for Agricultural Extension and Agricultural Education in Universities in the South-Eastern, Nigeria (Ph.D)               2014

 

12. Izuogu Chibuzo: Effcet of Environmental Hazards on Health and Agricultural Production of Rural Households in Imo State, Nigeria (M.Sc)                                                             2014

 

13. Amadi Pearl: Analysis of Farmers and Extension Professionals – Knowledge of the Effect of HIV/AIDS on Agricultural Activities in Abia State, Nigeria (M.Sc)                                           2014

 

14. Ekweanya Martha N.: Farmers Perception of Climate Change Effcets on Arable Crop Production in Anambra State Nigeria (M.Sc)                                                                              2014

 

15. Okonkwo Chinenye: Staff Motivation as a Determinant of Organizational Effectiveness: Case of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Nigeria (PGD)        2014

 

*16. Abali Innocent: Impact of Sustainable Development Projects of Total Exploration and Production and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNL) on Rural Livelihood Activities in Rivers State Nigeria (Ph.D)                                                                                                     2015

 

17. Alocha, Obinna Christopher: Effectiveness of Students’ Participation in Students Industrial Work Experience (SIWES) for Agricultural Science Students in Abia State,

      Nigeria. (M.Sc)                                                                                                                   2015

 

*18. Olojede, Joy C.: Gender Differentials in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Uptake by Research Scientists of Universities of Agriculture in Nigeria (Ph.D)               2015

 

19. Atasie Chikeremma M.: Rural Farmers Perception of Mass Mediated Channel Utilized for Extension Service Delivery in Abia State, Nigeria (M.Sc)                                                       2015      

 

20. Ashiegbu Gloria: Assesment of Rural Women’s Partcipation in the Mother and Childcare Initiative (MCCI) in Ebonyi State, Nigeria (M.Sc)                                                                 2015       

21. Obioma, Queen Ngozi: Contact Farmers’ Scheme in Cassava Production Technology Generation, Transfer and Utilization in Abia State and Kaduna States, Nigeria (Ph.D) 2015

 

*22. Udousung Idongesit John: Utilization of Traditional and Orthodox methods of Poultry Disease Control Among Farmers in Akwa-Ibom Cross-River States of Nigeria (Ph.D). 2015

 

23. Onwukwe, Onyedika Prudence: Gender Dimensions to Domestic Violence in Rural Communities of Abia State Nigeria: Implications for Extension Service

Delivery (M.Sc).                                                                                                                2016

24. Ekedo, Theresa Obiamaka: Comparative Analysis of Access and Utilization of Information        

      and Communication Technologies Among Cassava Farmers in South-Eastern

Nigeria            (Ph.D)                                                                                                             2016

 

25. Nwadike, Faith Uchechi: Access and Utilization of Agricultural Information Among Rural

      Poultry Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria (M.Sc)                                                          2017

 

26. Mazza, Mary-Ann: Evaluation of Effect of the National Special Programme on Food

      Security (NSPFS) on Yam and Cassava Production in South-East, Nigeria

             (Ph.D)                                                                                                                        2017

 

        27. Effiong, John Ben Assessment of Selected Niger Delta Development Commission

              Rural Development Interventions on the Livelihood of Beneficiaries in Akwa Ibom and

              Cross River States, Nigeria (Ph.D)                                                                           2018

 

J    COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES.

 

1.      A. C.  Nwosu, G. E. Ifenkwe, O. O. Ukoha, A.N. Imoh O.O. Ekumankama- Extension NCRP Code7IL- Women- in-Agriculture. Assessment of Women’s Contributions to

Family Farms in South-Eastern Nigeria                                                                      1998

 

2.      G.E. Ifenkwe, U. A. U. Onyebinama, A. C. Nwosu, R. O. Mejeha- Gender Considerations

For Intergenerational family Wealth Distribution in Anambra and Imo State Nigeria

NISER Population Research Fund                                                                               1999

 

3.      B. O. Ugwu, F. O.  Anuebunwa, J. C. Okonkwo, O. C. Aniedu, G. E. Ifenkwe- Economic

Impact Assessment on Irish Potato production in Nigeria                                           1999

 

4.      U.A.U. Onyebinama, R.O. Mejeha, G. E. Ifenkwe, O.O. Ekumankama- Economic

Incentives and Disincentives for the Reduction of Family Size in Bauchi, Bornu and

Yobe States, Nigeria. NISER Population Research Fund                                              1999

 

5.      R.O.. Mejeha, A.C. Nwosu, G.E. Ifenkwe- Analysis of Markets for Staple Foods in

Umuahia Zone: Implications for food Security in Umuahia Urban, MOUAU Research

Grant Project                                                                                                                   2000

 

6.      A. B. Eke, G. E. Ifenkwe, M. U. Igboekwe, U. N. Obasi- Solar Dryers for Processing

Agricultural Products. MOUAU Research Project Grant                                               2010

 

7.      U. J. Etoamaihe,C.C. Ugoamadi, G. E. Ifenkwe- Development of Cassava Tuber Pelleting

Machine. MOUAU Research Project Grant                                                                     2010

 

 

K   CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED, AND PAPERS PRESENTED

 

1.      G.E. Ifenkwe (1995) Elimination of Gender Barriers to Increasing the Productivity of  

Women in Agriculture. 2nd National Conference of Agricultural Extension

                        Society of Nigeria (AESON). Sept.26-27, 1995 National Agricultural

                        Extension Research and Liason Services (NAERLS), Ahmadu Bello

                        University, Zaria.

 

2.       G.E. Ifenkwe (1995) Institutional Factors Limiting Women’s Contribution to Agricultural

                       Development in Nigeria. 11th . Annual Conference of Farm Management

                        Association of Nigeria (FAMAN). 10-12 Oct., 1995 University of Uyo,

                       Akwa Ibom State.

 

3.       G.E. Ifenkwe and G. O. Chukwu (1996)Risk Aversion Among Poultry Farmers:

Implications for Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development. 9th Annual Conference of Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA). 5-8 March, 1996. Usman Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto.

 

4.       G. O. Chukwu and G.E. Ifenkwe (1996)Traditional Systems of Yam Storage in Nigeria. 9th

Annual Conference of Nigeria Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) 5-8 March,         1996 Usman Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto.

 

5.      R. O. Mejeha and G.E. Ifenkwe (1996)  Risk Management under a Liberalized Marketing

System:Implications for Staple Food Prices. 12th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN) 23-26 September, 1996. Arewa House, Kaduna.

 

6.       G. O. Chukwu and G.E. Ifenkwe (1996) An Edaphological Approach to Biodiversity

Conservation in Ikwuano  L. G. A., Abia State: Implications for Agro-technology  Transfer. 5th Annual Conference of Nigeria Society for Biological Conservation (NSBC)  6-10 October, 1996. Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike.

 

7.       G.E. Ifenkwe (1997) Improving the Functional Effectiveness of Agricultural Extension

Agents in Nigeria Through Sustained Motivation. 3rd Annual National Conference

of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON). 4-6 March, 1997 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

 

8.       G.E. Ifenkwe  (1997) Stakeholders and Their Roles in Livestock Extension. 22nd Annual

Conference of Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP). 23-25 March, 1997.

                        Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

 

9.       G.E. Ifenkwe (1997) Sustaining Soil Productivity Through Grassroots Soil Conservation

Extension Education. 31st Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) 4-7 May, 1997. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

 

10.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (1997) Prospects of Equity Participation by Research Institutes and

Agricultural Extension Agency in Agro-technology Transfer. 31st Annual Conference of  Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), 4-7 May, 1997. NAERLS, Ahmadu

                         Bello University Zaria.

 

11.   G.E. Ifenkwe (1997) Women and Urban Waste Management Practice in Abia State. 10th

General Assembly and Research Workshop of the Social Science Council of Nigeria

                         (SSCN). June 30-July 3, 1997. National Women’s Centre, Federal Capital

                         Territory, Abuja.

 

12.   G.E. Ifenkwe (1997) The Challenge of Providing Standard Residential Environment in

Nigeria.10th General Assembly and Research Workshop of the Social Science Council of Nigeria (SSCN). June 30-July 3, 1997. National Women’s Centre, Federal

                         Capital Territory, Abuja.

 

13.   G.E. Ifenkwe (1997)  Implications of Biotechnology for Agricultural Extension in Africa.

                        International Workshop on Biotechnology. Aug. 10-14, 1997. Federal

                        University of Agriculture, Umudike.

 

14.   G.E. Ifenkwe (1998) National Workshop on Innovation Adoption Studies. March 19-20,

1998. National Agricultural Extension Research and Liaison Services, (NAERLS)

                        Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

 

15.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (1998) Impact Assessment Workshop, April 23-May 1 1998. Moor

Plantation, Ibadan.

 

16.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (1999) Analysis of Agricultural and Rural Development Content of Nigerian

                        Newspapers. 5th Annual Conference of AESON, April 13-16, 1999 University of

Nigeria, Nsukka.

 

17.   R. O. Mejeha A. C. Nwosu and G.E. Ifenkwe  (2002) Analysis of Rice Marketing in

Umuahia Zone: Policy Implications for Food Security in Umuahia Urban, Abia State. 33rd Annual Conference of  Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) Badeggi.

 

18.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (2005) Enhancing Adoption of Agricultural Innovations Through Farm Radio

Forum.10th Annual National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of  Nigeria       

(AESON). June 14-17 2005. National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI) Badeggi, Niger State.

 

19.   G.E. Ifenkwe (2005) Farmers’ Perception of Effects of Incentives on Adoption of Cassava-

Based Technologies in Abia State. 39th Conference of Agricultural Society of

                         Nigeria (ASN) University of Benin, Benin City 9-13 Oct. 2005.

 

20.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (2007) Analysis of Push and Pull Factors in Cooperative Business

    Organization in Abia State, Nigeria. 41st Annual Conference of the Agricultural

    Society of Nigeria (ASN) held at Institute for Agricultural Research, Samaru,

    Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria 22-26 October 2007.

   

21.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (2008) Rural Infrastructural Policy Imperatives for Agro-Technology

Transfer in Nigeria: Addressing the Constraints of Small-Scale Farmers. 13th Annual

Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), April

8-11, 2008, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

 

22.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (2008) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Policies: Guidelines

For Stability and Continuity. 42nd Annual Conference of Agricultural Society

                        of Nigeria (ASN). 19-23 October, 2008. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.

 

 

23.   G.E. Ifenkwe (2009) Organizational Barriers Limiting Women’s Participation in Women-

in-Agriculture (WIA) Programmes in Abia State, Nigeria 43rd Annual Conference of Agriculture  Society of Nigeria (ASN), October 20-23 2009 Raw Materials Research Development Council, Abuja.

 

24.   F. N. Nwakor and G.E. Ifenkwe  (2009) Adoption of Selected Improved Cassava Varieties

Among Farmers in Ohafia Agricultural Zone of Abia State, Nigeria 43rd Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), October 20-23, 2009. Raw Materials Research Development Council, Abuja.

 

25.   G.E. Ifenkwe  (2009) Social Inclusion: Strategy for Increasing Agricultural Productivity and

Enhancing Food Security in Nigeria. Second National Conference of the Nigeria Society for Psychical Research (NSPR), 10-13 November 2009, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike        

 

 

26.  G. E. Ifenkwe (2011) Participant in Nigeria Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST)

Consultative Forum for Stakeholders and Expected Beneficiaries of CCAA/NEST Aba Project, NEST Office, Umuahia

 

27.  G. E.Ifenkwe (2013) Participant in One-day Workshop (27/8/13) on Funding Youth

Entrepreneurship in Small and Medium Enterprises under the Sponsorship of ICBE/TRUSTAFRICA and IDRC. City Global Hotels, Owerri, Imo State

 

28.  MOUAU Extension Centre (MEC) Training Workshop for Trainers and Farmers Groups (21/05/13) ETF Building, MOUAU Umudike

 

29.  G.E Ifenkwe and O. C. Alocha (2014) Maximizing the Utilization of Nutraceutical Endowment of Rural Communities Through Strategic Agricultural Research and Extension. 19th Annual National  AESON Conference, Owerri 2014

 

30.  Abali I. and G.E. Ifenkwe (2014) Analysis of Women’s Participation in Cassava Production in Rural Communities of Rivers State, Nigeria. 19th Annual National  AESON Conference, Owerri 2014

 

31.  Apu, U. and G.E. Ifenkwe (2014) The Changing Faces of Agricultural Extension Policies and Programmes in Nigeria 19th Annual National  AESON Conference, Owerri 2014.

 

32.  Ezebuiro, N.C., Ekumankama O.O., Unamma R.P.A, Okoye B.E, and G.E. Ifenkwe (2015), Cassava Genetic Resources Conservation and Farmers Practice in Abia State, Nigeria. 49 Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) Delta 2015 9-13, Nov. 2015, Delta State University Asaba, Delta State.

 

 

33.  Nwakwasi R.N., Nwachukwu I, Agwu, E.A., G.E. Ifenkwe (2016). Assessment of Rural

Households’ Attitude towards Traditional Methods of Malaria Treatment in South-East Nigeria. AESON Annual Conference, 17-20 April 2016, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

34.  Ekweanya N.M, Odoh, J.S., G.E. Ifenkwe (2016). Factors influencing Homestead Farming in Umuahia South LGA, Abia State Nigeria. AESON Annual Conference, 17-20 April 2016, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

35.  Ashiegbu, G.N., G.E. Ifenkwe, Nwaobiala, C.U. (2016). Assessment of Rural Women Participation in The Mother and Child Care Initiative (MCCI) in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. AESON Annual Conference, 17-20 April 2016, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

 

36.  Olojede, J.C. and G.E. Ifenkwe (2016). Socio-economic Factors Influencing Information and Communication Technology Uptake by Female Research Scientists in University of Agriculture, Nigeria. AESON Annual Conference, 17-20 April 2016, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

37.  Ekweanya, N.M., G.E. Ifenkwe, Nwachukwu I. (2016): Contributions of Farmer Cooperatives to Arable Crop Production in Umuahia North LGA of Abia State, Nigeria. AESON Annual Conference, 17-20 April 2016, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

 

38.  Igwe, C.O.K., G.E. Ifenkwe, Amah, O.D. (2017) Use of Information and Communication Technology for Effective Service Delivery by Extension Agents in Abia State, Nigeria. 22nd AESON Conference 23 – 26 April 2017. University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

 

39.  Alocha O.C. and G.E. Ifenkwe (2017) Students Perception of Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme of two Universities in Nigeria. 22nd AESON Conference 23 – 26 April 2017. University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

 

40.  Ekweanya, N.M., Omike, A., G.E. Ifenkwe, Apu U. (2017) Access and Use of Information Communication Technology Among Pig farmers in Orlu Local Government Area, Imo State, Nigeria. 22nd AESON Conference 23 – 26 April 2017. University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

 

41.  Adepoju, A.E., G.E. Ifenkwe (2017) Assessment of use of Rural Physical Infrastructure Facilities in Kwara State, Nigeria. 1st International Conference of School of Dental Therapy and Health Sciences, 7-9 Nov. 2017. Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy Enugu State, Nigeria.

 

            

L               UNPUBLISHED MATERIALS

 

  1    2007     Communication Environment As a Determinant of Group Performance: Case of

                      Cooperative Societies in Abia State, Nigeria (Ph.D Dissertation).

 

2        1989      Agent- Related Factors Affecting the Performance of Agricultural Extension

                Staff in Imo State, Nigeria. (M.Sc. Thesis).

 

  3   1980     Competencies Needed in Agricultural Engineering by Higher Diploma Students

                     in Schools of Agriculture (B.Sc Thesis).

 

 

                 PUBLICATIONS/CREATIVE WORKS

 

1.       G. E. Ifenkwe and O. O. Ukoha (1997) (Editors) Proceedings of Industrial Training

                        Fund (ITF) Workshop organized for 1996/97, 4th year (B. Agric) Students of

                         Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. Pp 1-58

 

2.       G. E. Ifenkwe. (1998) Improving the Functional Effectiveness of Agricultural

                   Extension Agents in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference of the

                   Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, (AESON) 4-6 March, 1997, Obafemi    

       Awolowo University, Ile- Ife. PP 178-184.

 

3.       G. E. Ifenkwe.(1999)  Analysis of Agricultural and Rural Development Content of

                    Nigerian Newspapers. Journal of Agricultural Extension (JAE) Agricultural

       Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) Vol. 3: 66-72 (Nigeria)

 

4.       G. E. Ifenkwe and G. O. Chukwu.(2001) Risk Aversion Among Poultry Farmers:

                   Implications for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Ikwuano LGA. In:

                   Rural Resources Development and Sustainability. K. M. Baba et al. (Eds.),

       Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference of Nigerian Rural Sociological

       Association (NRSA) Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto. Pp 133-136

 

5.       G. O. Chukwu and G. E. Ifenkwe.(2001) Traditional Methods of Yam Storage

                   In Nigeria in: Rural Resources Development and Sustainability. K. M. Baba et al,

       (Eds.)  Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference of Nigerian Rural Sociological

       Association (NRSA) Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto.Pp117-120

 

6.       G. E. Ifenkwe. (2002) Innovation Discontinuance Behaviour and its implications

                     for Agro-technology Transfer: Case of Household Consumption of Soybean.

                     Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment (JSAE). Vol. 4, No.                                1.Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. 4 (1):133-138 (Nigeria)

 

7.       Mejeha R. O., A. C. Nwosu and G.E. Ifenkwe. (2002) Analysis of Rice Marketing in

                    Umuahia Zone: Policy implications for Food Security in Umuahia Urban,

                    Abia State. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of Agricultural Society

                    of Nigeria. (ASN) Pp 45-51

 

 

8.       G.E. Ifenkwe (2003) (Editor) PRALESCOPE- The Praslin School (Seychelles)

                    Magazine, Issue 1, November 2003.Pp 1-16

 

9.       G. E. Ifenkwe (2003) – Streaming by Ability: Pros and Cons. PRALESCOPE – The

                      Praslin School (Seychelles) Magazine, Issue 1, November, 2003.

 

10.   G. E. Ifenkwe.(2003) Farmers Perception of Effects of Incentives on Adoption of

                       Cassava-based Technologies in Abia State. Proceedings of 39th Annual Conference

                        of Agricultural Society of Nigeria, October 9-13, 2005, University of Benin,

                       Benin City 9-13 Oct., 2005. Pp 31-32

 

11.   G. E. Ifenkwe. (2006) Comparative Study of Agricultural Information Dissemination

                      in Private and Government-Owned Print Media. Proceedings of 15th Annual  

                      Conference of Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA), Nov., 2006.

                      University of Ado-Ekiti,  Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.

 

12.   G. E. Ifenkwe and C. A. Mbaegbu.(2007) A Comparative Study of Contact and Non-

                     Contact Farmers Adoption of Cassava Production Technologies in Abia

                     State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment.

                     (JSAE) Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 9(1):85-94 (Nigeria)

 

13.   G. E. Ifenkwe. (2007) Risk Factors Associated with Women’s Involvement in

                      Waste Management Practice: Focus on Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of                                           Environmental Extension. (JEXT)  University of Ibadan Post Office, Vol 6, Pp 79-                                85. (Nigeria). ISSN 1595-5125, www.ajol.info/jounals/jext

 

14.   R. O. Mejeha and G. E. Ifenkwe. (2007) Density and Microfinance Service Coverage

                       of Rural Banks in Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural

                       Development, (IJARD) Federal University of Technology, Owerri 10(2): 1-6    

                       (Nigeria)

 

15.   G.  E. Ifenkwe. (2007) Socio-economic Analysis of Cooperative Business Management

                          in Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences (JAFS).  

                          Imo State University, Owerri 5(1): 65-80 (Nigeria)

 

16.   G. E. Ifenkwe- Enhancing the Performance of Cooperative Societies in Abia

State, Nigeria: Critical Factors and Policy Implications. Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences (JAFS) Imo State University, Owerri 5(1): 111-126 (Nigeria)

 

17.   G. E. Ifenkwe and A. C. Anyanwu. (2008) Communication Environment as a

                       Determinant of Cooperative Performance in Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable

                       Agriculture and the Environment (JSAE). Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,    

                       Umudike 10(1):1-12 (Nigeria)

 

18.   G. E. Ifenkwe and A. C. Anyanwu.(2008) Communication Network Characteristics

                       of Cooperative Societies in Abia State, Nigeria: Implications for information

                       Diffusion and Security. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

                       (JSAE). Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 10(1):13-25 (Nigeria)

 

19.  G. E. Ifenkwe. (2008) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Policies.

                      Guidelines for Stability and Continuity. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual

                      Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) 19-23 October, 2008.

                       Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki p. 789

 

20.   G. E. Ifenkwe. (2008) Discourse Analysis and Conversational Maxims: Implications for

                       Agricultural Communication. Book Chapter in Perspectives in Agricultural

                       Extension and Rural Development. Joseph U. Agbamu (Ed.) Pp 197-211

21.   G. E. Ifenkwe.(2008) Cooperative Groups: Potential Roles in Agriculture and Rural

                          Development in Nigeria. Book Chapter in Perspectives in Agricultural

                          Extension and Rural Development. Joseph U. Agbamu (Ed.) Pp 293-306.

22.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2008 Sociometric Analysis of Group Relations: Implications for Effective

Communication and Enhanced Performance of Cooperatives in Abia State, Nigeria. Global Approaches to Extension Practice (GAEP). A Journal of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri 4(2):16-23 Nigeria. ISSN 0794-1005. www.ajol.info/journals/gaep.

 

23.   G. E. Ifenkwe  (2008) Assessment of Newspaper Advocacy for Rural Development and

                         Environmental Education in Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension. (JAE)

                         Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) 12(2):41-51. ISSN 1119-944x.

 

24.   G. E. Ifenkwe and R.O. Mejeha (2008) Enhancing Adoption of Agricultural Innovations in

 Nigeria Through Farm Radio Forum. Journal of Food and Fibre Production

(JFFP) Abia State University, Uturu 1 (1): 197 - 2005 (Nigeria)

 

25.   G.E. Ifenkwe (2009). Value Addition to Cassava (Manihot esculentus) for Food Security

                        Communicating Food Safety and Health Implications to Farmers Journal of

                         Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment (JSAE) Michael Okpara

                        University of Agriculture, Umudike 11(1)1-11 (Nigeria)

 

26.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2009). Handling Cognitive Dissonance Associated with Taboo Messages for

                        Agricultural and Rural Development in Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture

                        Food, and Ecosystem Research (IJAFER) Abia State University, Uturu 1(1):169-177

                        (Nigeria)

 

27.    F.N. Nwakor, G. E. Ifenkwe and F. N. Onumadu (2009). Adoption of Selected Improved

Cassava Varieties Among Farmers in Ohafia Agricultural Zone of Abia State. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), Oct 20-23 2009. NUC/Raw Materials Research Development Council, Abuja Pp.554-557

 

28.   G.E. Ifenkwe (2009) Rural Infrastructural Policy for Agro-Technology Transfer: The

Perception of Small-Scale Farmers in Uyo Agricultural Zone, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Research (IJAFER) Abia State University, Uturu 1(1):81-87 (Nigeria).

 

29.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2009) Analysis of Communication Potentials of Selected Agricultural

                        Extension Reading Materials. Journal of Food and Fibre Production (JFFP), Abia

                        State, University, Uturu 2(1):293-300 (Nigeria). ISSN 2141 – 1689.

                        www.forfipro.org.

 

30.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2009) Analysis  of Situational Relevance of Selected Mass Media

Information to Agricultural Development in Nigeria Journal of Food and Fibre Production (JFFP) Abia, State University, Uturu 2(1): 283-292 (Nigeria). ISSN 2141 – 1689. www.forfipro.org.

 

31.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2009) Mobile Phone Utilization Among Farmers: Opportunities and

Challenges Journal of Agriculture and Social Research (JASR) Vol.9, No .2 Pp1-9

                        University of Port Harcourt, (Nigeria). ISSN 1595 – 7470.

                        www.ajar.info/journals/jasr

 

32.   G. E. Ifenkwe  (2010) Animal Rights and Welfare Advocacy for Enhanced Food Security

                        In Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research (JASR) Vol.10, No 2

                        2010, Pp112-120 (Nigeria)

 

33.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2010) Social Inclusion: Strategy for Increasing Agricultural Productivity

                        and Enhancing Food Security in Nigeria. Psychical Researcher: Nigeria Journal

                        of Psychical Research, (NJPR) 2(1): 309-319 (Nigeria)

 

34.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2010) Analysis of Newspaper Photo-Communication Efforts in Nigeria.

                        International Journal of Agricultural Economics, Management and Development

                        (IJAEMD) Vol. 1, No. 1 Pp 118-127 (Nigeria). www.daeeksu/journal.com

 

35.   Nwakor, F. N, G. E. Ifenkwe and A. V. Azoro (2010) Analysis of Constraints Militating

Against Cassava Production Among Farmers in Abia State. Proceedings of 44th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), 18-22 Oct, 2010, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria.

 

36.   Nwakor, F. N, G. E. Ifenkwe, F. N. Onumadu and K. C. Ekwe (2010). Determinants of the

            `           Adoption of Improved Cassava Varieties (TME 419 and NR 8082) Among Farmers

                        In Abia State. The Nigerian Agricultural Journal, (NAJ) Vol 41 (1) 93-100.

                        Agricultural Society of Nigeria (Nigeria)

 

37.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2010). Strategic Advertising for Enhanced Agri-business Development in

Abia, State. Nigeria. Global Approaches to Extension (GAEP) A Journal of         Agricultural Extension Federal University of Technology, Owerri 6(1): 1-10

                         (Nigeria)

 

38.   Nwakor, F. N., G. E. Ifenkwe, G. N. Asumugha (2011). Potentials in Adoption of Improved

                        Cassava Varieties for Increased Food Security in Nigeria. Root and Tuber Crop

                        Research for Food Security and Empowerment Book Chapter Amadi et al. (Editor)

                        National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike P. 563-571 (Nigeria)

 

 

39.   Nwakor F. N, G. E. Ifenkwe, Okoye, B. C, F. N. Onumadu, Anyaegbunam H. N.,

                        Ekedo, T. O., Onyia C. E. (2011) Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Adoption

                        Of Improved Cassava Varieties Among Farmers in Abia State Journal of

                        Agriculture and Social Research (JASR) Vol. 11, No.1 Pp 63-71 (Nigeria)

 

40.   G. E. Ifenkwe  and Ikpekaogu, F (2011) Noise Mitigation for Effective  Agricultural

Extension Print Message Delivery and Utilization. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development (JAERD) Vol. 3(9) Pp 51 - 56 Academic Journals (Kenya)

 

41.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2011) Socio-cultural Impediments to Food Security in South-Eastern Agro-

                        Ecological Zone of Nigeria. Global Approches to Extension Practice (GAEP) A

                        Journal of Agricultural Extension (JAE) Vol.7, No. 1 Pp 74-80, Federal University      

of Technology Owerri  (Nigeria). ISSN 0764 – 1005. www.ajol.info/jounals.gaep.

 

 

 

42.  G. E. Ifenkwe (2011) Addressing Road Infrastructural Needs of Rural  Communities for

Accelerated Agricultural Development in Abia State, Nigeria. Vol. 10, No 2 Pp. 73-80 Journal of Agriculture and Social Research (JASR) (Nigeria)

 

 

43.   P. N. Ajuka G. E. Ifenkwe , O. R. Iheke (2011) Assessment of the Level of Availability and

                        Usage of Information and Communication Technologies by Professionals in Michael

                        Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of

                        Agricultural Extension (NJAE) Vol. 3, No. 1 Pp1-8 NAERS/ABU, Zaria (Nigeria)

 

44.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2011) The Role of Agricultural Sociology in Agricultural Development.

                        Book Chapter in “Rural, Agricultural and Environmental Sociology in Nigeria”.

                        S.F.Adedoyin (Ed) Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) October

2011Nigeria)

 

45.  G. E. Ifenkwe (2012). Discounting Messages  in Agricultural Extension Communication

Journal of  Agricultural Extension  and Rural Development (JAERD) Vol. 4(2) Pp. 42 - 60 December 2011. Academic Journals (Kenya)

 

46.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Farm Pilferage: An Invisible Source of Agricultural Risk and

                        Disincentive to Adoption of Agricultural Innovations in Abia State, Nigeria.

                        Global Journal of Management Science Technology (GJMST), Vol.1, Issue 4

                        P 1-7 Delhi University, New Delhi (India)

 

47.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Climate Change: Challenge to Agricultural Extension Practice in

            Nigeria. Global Journal of Management Sciences and Technology (GJMST) Vol. 1

            Issue 3, P 28-31 Delhi University, New Delhi ( India)

 

48.  G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Mobilizing and Empowering Youths for Sustainable Community and

                        Rural Development in Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Research and

                        Progressive Education and Development (IJARPED) Vol. 1, Issue 2 April 2012 Pp.                     144 – 152 (Pakistan)

 

 

 

49.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Agent-Related Factors Affecting the Performance of Agricultural

Extension Staff in Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Sciences (J. Agric Sci) July 2012, 3(1):45-48 (India)

 

50.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Analysis of Push and Pull Factors in Cooperative Business

Organization in Nigeria. International Journal of Cooperative Studies (IJCS) Vol. 1, No.1. Pp. 21 – 24. World Scholar Institute, Oklahoma (USA)

 

51.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Food Safety Regulations: Reducing the Risk of Food-Borne Diseases

                        In Rural Communities of Abia State, Nigeria . Agricultural Science Research

                        Journal (ASRJ) Vol 2(7) Pp 384-389. International Education Research Journal

                        Accra (Ghana)

 

52.   G. E. Ifenkwe and E. S. Kalu (2012) Poverty Management Among Rural Women in Bende

                        Local Government of Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Academic

                        Research in Business and Social Sciences (IJ-ARBSS) Vol. 2, No. 8 August

                        2012 Pp. 323 – 330. (Pakistan).

53.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Organizational Barriers Limiting Women’s Participation in Women-

in-Agriculture Programme in Umuahia Agricultural Zone of Abia State, Nigeria

                        International Journal  of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences

                        (IJ-ARBSS) Vol. 2 No. 8, Pp. 293 - 299 (Pakistan)

 

54.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Social Networking and Ecovigilance for Effective Environmental

                        Management in Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Research in

                        Business and Social Sciences (IJ-ARBSS), Vol. 2, No. 8, Pp. 300 - 309 (Pakistan)

 

55.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) Organizing Agricultural Shows and Fairs in Nigeria. International

Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Develpoment (IJARPED) Vol.1, Issue 4, Pp. 74 - 87 (Pakistan)

 

56.   G. O. Chukwu and G. E. Ifenkwe (2012) An Edaphological Approach to Biodiversity

                        Conservation in Ikwuano Local Government  Area of Abia State : Implications

                        For Agro-Technology Transfer. International Journal of Academic Research in                             Progressive Education and Development (IJARPED) Vol. 1, No. 4, Pp. 74 – 78                             (Pakistan).

 

57.  G. E. Ifenkwe and P. O. Arigbo (2012). Leadership Behaviour and Practical Implications for

Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development in Nigeria. Journal of Technical Education in Nigeria (JOTEN) Vol. 17 Nos. 1 and 2, P. 60 - 70 (NIGERIA). ISSN 1118 – 5570. www.ajol.info/jounals/joten.

 

58.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2013) Communication Environment and Group Performance

Ph.D Dissertation Published in the form of a Printed Book by Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), (Germany)

 

59.   G. E. Ifenkwe (2013) Educational Development in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects in 21st

                        Century. Universal Journal of Education and General Studies (UJEGS) Vol. 2(1)

                        Pp. 007-014 Transnational Research Journals. (Nigeria).

 

60.   Arigbo P. O. and G. E. Ifenkwe (2013) Farm Decision Making Among Cocoa Farming

                        Households in Ikwuano LGA of Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of

                        Academic Research Progressive Education and Development (IJARPED) Vol.2,

                        No. , Pp. 275 - 286 (Pakistan)

 

61.  G. E. Ifenkwe (2013) Adoption of Technology Book Chapter in ‘Agricultural Extension    

and Rural Development’ Nwachukwu, I. (Ed.). Lambhouse Publications Umuahia.

P.64.

 

62.  G. E. Ifenkwe, U. Apu, P. O. Arigbo (2013). Participatory Management Practices for

Sustainable Soil Erosion Control in Rural Communities in Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT) Vol. 2, No. 9 September 2013 Esxon Publishers, USA.

 

63.  G. E. Ifenkwe (2013). Feed-forward Mechanism for Effective Information Exchange and

Agro-technology Transfer in Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT) Vol.2, No. 11 November 2013. Pp. 88 – 93. Esxon Publishers, USA

 

64. G. E. Ifenkwe (2013) Analysis of Editorial Focus of National Newspapers in Nigeria

Between January and June 2011. Agricultural Economics and Extension Research Studies (AGEERS) A Publication (Journal) of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Port Harcourt Nigeria, Vol. 2 No. 2 2013. ISSN 2315 - 5922

 

65. Umeh. O. I and G. E. Ifenkwe (2013) Performance Assessment and Level of   

Cooperativeness Among cooperative Homestead Fish Farmers in Imo State Nigeria. Journal for Applied Research (JFAR) Vol. 5, No. 1, 2013. (Nigeria). ISSN 2141 – 8276.

 

66. G. E. Ifenkwe and Umeh O. I (2014). Comparative Analysis of the Performance of

Cooperative and Non-cooperative Homestaed Fish Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT) Vol 3, No.3, Pp. 40 - 48 Esxon Publishers USA

 

67. G. E. Ifenkwe and Umeh O. I (2014).Socio-Economic factors Influencing Performance of

Fish Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria International Journal of Applied Reasearch and Technology (IJRT) Vol 3, No.3, Pp. 12 – 19.Esxon Publishers USA

 

68. G.E. Ifenkwe and O.C. Alocha (2014) Maximizing the Utilization of Nutraceutical Endowment of Rural Communities through Strategic and Functional Agricultural Research and Extension Services. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT) Research Vol. 4, No. 9, September 2014 Pp. 339 – 344

 

69. Abali I, G.E. Ifenkwe and Emerhirhi E. (2014) Analysis of Women Participation in Cassava Production in Rural Community of Rivers State, Nigeria. Proceedings of 19th Annual National Conference of the AESON held at FUTO Owerri in Imo State, 27 – 30 April 2014 p. 9-16

 

70. G.N. Ashiegbu and G.E. Ifenkwe  (2014) Perception of the Mother and Childcare Initiative Programme Among Rural Women in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture Socio-Economics and Sustainable Environment. (JASSE) A Publication of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development. Niger Delta University Wiberforce Island, Vol. 2, No. 1

 

71. G.E. Ifenkwe and C.U. Izuogu (2015) Rural Household’s Perception of Environmental Hazard in Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT) 4(6): 32 – 38

 

72. Apu U. and G. E. Ifenkwe (2015) Changing Faces of Agricultural Extension Policies and Programmes in Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT) 4(4): 3-7

73. Ekweanya N.M. and G. E. Ifenkwe (2015) Farmers Perception of Effects of Climate Change on Arable Crop Production in Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT), Vol. 4, No. 6, pp. 39 – 44.

 

74. Izuogu C.U., Atasie C. and G.E. Ifenkwe (2015) Perceived Effects of Environmental Hazard on Health Conditions of Rural Farm Households in Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Management (IJAREM) Vol. 1, Issue 4, p. 26-33

 

75. Izuogu, C.U., Ekweanya, N.M. and G.E. Ifenkwe (2015) Assessment of Environmental Hazard Effects on Agricultural Resources and Health Conditions of Rural Households in Imo State Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Sciences (IJES) Vol. 14, Issue 1 pp.

 

76. Izuogu C.U., Ekweanya, N.M. and G.E. Ifenkwe (2015) Environmental Hazard Effects: Critical Issues Relating to Agricultural Production of Rural Households in Imo State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Health Sciences (GJBAHS) Global Institute for Research and Education Vol. 4 (4): 20 – 25.

 

77. G.E. Ifenkwe and Ekweanya, N.M. (2015) Socio-Cultural Issues in Livestock Management in Igbo land, Nigeria Book Chapter Contemporary issues in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Department of Rural Sociology and Extension. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria. Pp. 262 – 268.

 

78. N.C. Ezebuiro, O.O. Ekumankama, R.P.A Unamma, B.C. Okoye and G.E. Ifenkwe (2015), Cassava Genetic Resources Conservation and Framers Practice in Abia State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria 9-13 November, 2015, Delta State University, Asaba, Delta. P. 475 – 479.

 

79. G.E.  Ifenkwe and N.M. Ekweanya (2016) Adopting Ecological Farming Techniques for Household Food Security and Natural Balance in Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT) Esxon Publishers. Vol. 5, No. 2 ISSN 2275 – 0585, p. 58 - 60.

 

80.  G.E. Ifenkwe (2016). Corporate Social Responsibility of Universities of Agriculture in Nigeria: Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Development. Proceedings of the Conference by Society for Community and Communication Development Research (SCCDR), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, 16-18 August 2016.

 

81. Mazza, M., Agbarevo, M.N.B., G.E. Ifenkwe (2017) Effect of National Special Programme on Food Security on the Productivity of Small-holder Cassava Farmers in South-Eastern Nigeria. The Nigerian Agricultural Journal. Agricultural Society of Nigeria Vol. 48, No. 1 April 2017.

 

82. G.E. Ifenkwe (2017) Foreword Youth Organizations in Agriculture and Community Development: A Book Review by Abali Innocent. The Glory of the Latter House Publication Co. Portharcourt.

83. Udensi, C., G.E Ifenkwe and N.E. Egeonu (2017), Effects of UNICEF-Assisted Nutrition Programme on Micronutrient intake of Rural Women in Abia State. Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Development. Journal of the Community and Communication Research (JCCR) Vol. 2, No. 1, Pp. 67 – 72.

 

84. Ekweanya, N.M., Mbah G.O, G.E. Ifenkwe (2018) Contributions of Former Cooperatives to Arable Crop Production in Umuahia North LGA in Abia State Nigeria. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies Vol. 6, Issue 2 February, P. 204 www.theijhss.com.

 

 *.Arigbo P. O. and G. E. Ifenkwe (2013) The Role of Women in Cocoa Farming Households

                        In Ikwuano LGA of Abia, South-Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural

                        Sciences (J. Agric. Sc.) JAS-004-13 India

 

 

*Accepted for Publication

 

N         REFEREES

 

1. Prof. A. C. Anyanwu                      Department of Agricultural Extension

                                                           University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.

 

2. Prof. M.C. Madukwe                      Department of Agricultural Extension

                                                           University of Nigeria, Nsukka

                                                           Enugu State

                                                           madukwemichael@yahoo.com   

 

3. Prof. C.P.O Obinne                        Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, 

                                                           University of Agriculture, Makurdi,

                                                           Benue State.