NAMES: Jude A. Mbanasor Ph.D

CURRENT STATUS: Professor of Agricultural Economics

(Agribusiness & Financial Management)

CURRENT ADDRESS: Department of Agribusiness and

Management, Michael Okpara University

Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.







1. Galillee College, Israel 2007& 2011

2. Haggai Institute, Maui, United States of America 2007

3. University of Nigeria, Nsukka 1993-1997

4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka 1989-1992

5. University of Nigeria, Nsukka 1981-1986

6. High Sch. Umuaka Njaba L.G.A. 1975-1980

7. Central School, Umuowa Orlu 1970-1975





1. Ph.D. Agricultural Economics

2. M.SC Agricultural Economics

3. B. Agric Second Class Honours

4. WASC: First Division

5. FSLC: Credit Pass



1. Certificates in Computer Applications and Data


2. Advanced Leadership Skills

3. Diploma in Agribusiness, Export and Marketing Management

4. Diploma in Project Management




(a) Manager Lisbens Industries 1988-1992

(b) Lecturer II, MOCA, Umuagwo 1992-1994

(c) Lecturer II, MOUA, Umudike.1994-1998

(d) Lecturer I, MOUA, Umudike 1998-2000

(e) Senior Lecturer, MOUA, Umudike, 2000-2004

(f) Associate Prof., MOUA, Umudike 2004-July 2007

(g) Professor, MOUA, Umudike August 2007 to date




From 1992 to date, my primary assignment has been Teaching, Research and Training. Others include supervision of both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students in the Department of Agricultural Economics, and College of Agribusiness and Financial Management. I also consult to so many Organisations both local and International.

I have successfully supervised 20Ph.D and 55 M. Sc and 105 Undergraduates




External Examiner for both Undergraduate and Post-graduate Students in the Areas of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics in the following Universities

1. University of Nigeria, Nsukka UNN, From 2002 to date

2. Abia State University Uturu ABSU, 2003 to date

3. Imo State University Owerri IMSU, 2004 to date

4. Ebonyi State University Abakalika 2008 to date

5. Abubakar Tarfawa Belawa, Bauchi 2009 to date

6. Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2009 to date

7. University of Port Harcourt, 2012 to date

8. Federal University of Technology, Minna,Niger State 2014 to date

9. University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State , 2015


10 University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria 2015

11 Cross River State University, calabar.2015-2016

12 Delta State University, Asaba 2016




1. Fellow, Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria, FSM

2. Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FCAI)

3. Member Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM)

4. Life Member Agricultural Society of Nigeria (LMASN)

5. Member Farm Management Association of Nigeria (MFARMAN)

6. Member Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist MNAAE





AEM 912 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Mgt

AEM913 Management Change in Agribusiness organization

AEM914 Advanced Project Mgt

AEM922 Advanced Organisation Behaviour

AEM923 Advanced Strategic Management

AEC 720 – Agribusiness Management

ACE 721 – Farm Accounting & Financial Management

AEC 722 – Agricultural Cooperatives

AEC 813 – Advanced Agricultural Dev & Policy

AEC 842 – Advanced Financial Management

AEC 702 – Research Methodology

MGT 747 – Human Resources Management

AFM 742 – Entrepreneurship & Corporate Policy

AFM 741 – Project Management

HRM 723 – Strategic Management

AEM 730 – Managerial Economics




(a) Research Methods and Statistics

(b) Introduction to Business

(c) Farm Management & Production Economics

(d) Agribusiness Finance

(e) Fundamentals of Financial Management

(f) Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development



1. Coordinator, Marketing and Training, CACMART, MOUA Umudike 1996-1998

 2. Acting Director, Centre for Commodity Marketing

 Research and, Training MOUAU 1998-2000

3. Member, University Senate1998-2000, 2001 to date

 4. Chairman, College Postgraduate Committee 1998-2002

 5. Chairman Staff School Management Board 2001 to 2008

 6. Chairman Sub. Committee on Security 2001

 7. Member University Ceremonial Committee2001 to 2005

 8. Member, Postgraduate Committee 1998-2000,

 2002 to Nov.2011

9. Member, University Appraisal Committee2001 to Nov.2011

 10. Member , Students Welfare Board 2004 to 2011

 11. Chairman and, Member, Several Investigation Panels 2004-June 2012

 12. Acting Head of Department of Agric-Economics 2002 to October 2004.

 13. Acting Dean College of Agribusiness and Financial Management October 2004 to Oct 2006

14. Dean College of Agribusiness and Financial Management August 2007 to Nov. 2011

15. Member; Governing Council Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike .2005-2008

16. Member University Endowment Fund Committee 2008

 17. Chairman, University Post UME Screening Test


18. Head Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa Nov 2011 to Oct, 2012 ( Sabbatical Leave)

 19. Head, Department of Agribusiness and Management, MOUAU. Dec 2012 to date

 20. State Coordinator, Workshop on Value Re-orientation and Re-branding for the general Public in the 17 LGAs in Abia State in 2010

 21. Consultant on Environmental Sensitization Campaign in Abia State, keep Abia Clean Initiative,2013

 22. Coordinator, Training of Farmers on the Adoption and use of Modern Farming Techniques and improved Varieties in Abia State in 2010 and 2011

 23. Lead Discussant, Abia Internal Revenue Generation Summit, by Abia State Government10th June,2014

 24. Keynote Speaker, 2015 Digital Entrepreneurship Summit, Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria,23rd Oct,2015 at Benac Hotels, Umuahia, Abia State.

 25. Keynote Speaker, 2016 Annual Research Review and Planning Workshop, National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike , Tuesday 5th-7th April.




1. State Coordinator UNAAB/UNEP Project: A Country Study on Export

Crop Promotion in Nigeria 2000.

2. Consultant/Resource Person Economic Incentives and Disincentives for

Reduction of Family size in FCT, Plateau, and Nasarawa States: UN/NISER Population Studies, 2000.

3. Consultant/Resource Person Policy Issues and Vision of Imo State Development:

FGN/UNDP assisted Training on the Peoples Vision of development, 2001.

4. Resource Person Enhancing Research and Development in

Agriculture and Rural Development, FMANR/NRCRI, 2001.

5. State Coordinator A Baseline Survey of Plantain and Banana

Production in Nigeria, IITA, Onne, 2002.

6. State Coordinator Fadama II Institutional Strengthening Study By

PCU/FMANR, 2002.

7. Consultant UNDP on Rural Development Projects in Ohafia

LGA 1996-1997

8. Project Manager World Bank Assisted Step B Projects 2005-2016




1. Nigerian Society for Biological Conservation

2. Agric-Economics Journal

3. Farm Management Association of Nigeria

4. Journal Sustainable Agriculture and Environment

5. Nigerian Agricultural Journal

 6. African Academy of Science




a. Represented the Vice Chancellor at Abubakar Tafawa Belewa University, Bauchi Convocation Ceremony in 2006;

b. Represented the Vice Chancellor at the 2007 Convocation Ceremony of ABU, Zaria;

c. Represented the Vice Chancellor at Bowen University Convocation Ceremony 2007;

d. Represented the Vice Chancellor at the Convocation Ceremony at Nnamdi Azikiwe University 2008;

e. Represented the Vice Chancellor at the Federal University of Technology Akure 2009;

f. Represented Vice Chancellor at 2010 Convocation Ceremony of University of Port Harcourt; and

g. Represented the Vice Chancellor at European Club of Rectors, Oxford United Kingdom.

H Representative of the Vice-Chancellor on the Board of College of Food Science

and Tourism Technology



1. Member Common Wealth Overseas Selection Committee in Abuja, Federal 2009;

2. Chairman, Sub Committee for Science and Legal ,Commonwealth Oversea Selection Team, FME, Abuja

3. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Senatorial Collation/Returning Officer (Abia South) for National Assembly Election 9th April, 2011;

4. INEC LGA Collation Officer/Returning Officer for Aba South for Governorship/State Constituency Election 26th April, 2011;

5. INEC LGA Collation Officer/Returning Officer for Imo State Governorship/State Constituency Re-Run Election May 6th, 2011 for Owerri North Local Government; and

6. Represented Nigerian Ambassador in Israel at Galillee International Management Institute, Israel March, 2011.




1. Zonal Secretary , Nigerian Federation of Catholic Students 1983 – 1986

2. Group President Scripture Union Nigeria 2001 – 2006

3. Area Committee Member Scripture, Union Nigeria 2003 -2007

4. Chairman, the Master‟s Vessel Church, Umudike 2001 – 2005

5. Nation Treasurer and Council Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria 1997 – 2009

6. National Coordinator, Men‟s Ministry, the Master‟s Vessel Ministries 2004 to date

7. Resource Person, Common Wealth Scholarship Selection Board, Abuja 2010

8. Consultant to Meneco Investment Nigeria Ltd 2007 to date

9. Consultant, Helen Keller International, New York

10. Director of Evangelism, the Master‟s Vessel Ministry





1 Chidebelu SAND and J.A. Mbanasor (1997) “The Response of Arable Smallholder Farmers of Abia and Imo States to the Structural Adjustment Programme” Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology Vol. 4, No. 2 pp 675-682

 2 Mbanasor J.A. and R.N. Echebiri (1996) “Economic Analysis of Agroforestry Practice as a Technique for Sustainable Crop Protection in Rural Imo State” JSET Vol.3, No.1, 364-374

3 Mbanasor J.A. (1997) “Programmes Instability in Nigerian Agriculture: Implications for Agricultural Development 1972 –1993” Journal of agricultural Technology Vol 4., No.3, 58-62

4 Mbanasor J.A. and SAND Chidebelu (1997) “Economic Sensitivity Analysis of Small-holder Broiler Enterprise in a Depressed Economy” Nigerian Journal of Rural Development and Co-operative Vol. 5, No.1,44-48

5 Mbanasor J.A. and SAND Chidebelu (1997) “Performance Evaluation of Rural Irrigated Agriculture in Nigeria” NJRC Vol.5, No.1, 1-7

6 Mbanasor J.A. and E.C. Okorji (1997) “Socio-Economic Impact of

Environmental degradation in Nigeria: A case study” Sustain Africa 3: 20-23

7 Mbanasor J.A. and M.O. Ijere (1997) “The Role of Comex in Technology Transfer in Nigeria” Journal of Agricultural Technology Vol.4 No.3:53-57

8 Mbanasor J.A. (1997) “Analysis of Agroforestry Practiced Sustainable environment in Nigeria: A case study” Sustain Africa:2, 13-17

9 Mbanasor J.A. and I.U. Obi (2002) “ Performance Evaluation of three Cultivars of Maize in the Derived Savannah: Implication for Adoption” Nigerian Agricultural Journal , Vol29 No.1 pp42-51

10 Sani R.M, David A.E. S.Kushwaha and Mbanasor J.A (1999) “ Sustainable Fish Production: An Economic Analysis of Fish Farming in Bauchi State” Tropical Journal of Animal Science 1 (1) : 75-83.

 11 Mbanasor J.A. and M. J. Maanam (2000) “ An Analysis of the Peoples Bank Micro-Credit Scheme in Akwa -Ibom State , Nigeria” Nigerian Agricultural Journal Vol. 31 No.1:149-157

12 Mbanasor J.A and S.A.N.D Chidebelu (2001) “ Economic Analysis of Cassava Based Farming in South Eastern Nigeria under Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) , African Journal of Root and Tuber Crops,Vol.4 No.2,31-35 IITA, Ibadan

13 Mbanasor J.A. (1998) “Economic Appraisal of Alley Farming Practice as a Conservation Method in Rural Food Production in South Eastern Nigeria” Applied Tropical Agriculture , Vol.3 No.2 62-68.

14 Mbanasor J. A. and R.M. Sani (1999) “ An Analysis of Sensitivity of Cost and

Revenue Structure of Cassava Production in South Eastern Nigeria: Implications for Extension Service” ESUT Journal of Dev. Mgt & Rural Dev. Vol. 2 No.1 30-35

15 Mbanasor J.A.( 2002) “ Resource Use Pattern Among Poultry Enterprises in Abia

State Nigeria” Nigerian Journal of Animal Production Vol.29 No.1 64-70.

16 Tanko. L and J.A. Mbanasor (2000) “Determinants of Fertilizer Demand in Kebbi State” Nigerian Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development, Vol.1 No.1 69-79

17 Mbanasor J A. and O.O. Nwankwo (2001), “An Economic Study Of Palm Oil Marketing in Akwa Ibom State‟ Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Research “JACAR” Vol.7, 120-126.

 18 Mbanasor J.A.and L.O. Obioha(2003) ,“Resource Productivity Under Fadamas Cropping System in Umuahia North LGA of Abia State, Nigeria” Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems,2, Mexico, 81-86

19 Echebiri R. N and J. A. Mbanasor (2003),” Rural Age Distribution and Farm Labour Supply in Food Crop Production System” , Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystem , Mexico 129-136

20 Mbanasor J.A. and A.C. Nwosu (2003), “Livestock Sector in the Nigerian Economy: Policy Direction”, Journal of Agriculture and Food Science, Vol. 1 No.2, pp131-137.

21 Ijere M.O and J.A. Mbanasor (2003), “The challenges of Change in Local Governance for Poverty alleviation” African Journal of Development Studies, Vol.3, No.1 pp 1-11

 22 Mbanasor J.A. and A. Sampson (2004), “Socio-economic Determinants of Turkey Production Among Nigerian Soldiers, Discovery and Innovation Journal, The African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi Vol.16 No.3/4: 149-155

23 Ezeh, C and Mbanasor J.A (2004), “Economic Analysis of Dry Season Telfairia Production of Abia State Agricultural Development Programme” Journal of Agriculture and Food Science, Vol. 2, No.1:69-75

24 Onyenweaku C.E, Igwe K. C. and Mbanasor J. A (2005) “Application of a Stochastic Frontier Production Function to the Measurement of Technical Efficiency in Yam Production in Nassarawa State, Nigeria” Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol.13 pp 20-25

25 Tanko Likita and Mbanasor J. A. (2006) “ Comparative Analysis of Resource Productivity in Sole and Inter cropping in Kebbi State” Int. J. Agric. Rural . Dev. Vol.7 No. 1,125-132

26 Mbanasor, J.A.(2006) “ Impact of Liberalization on the Efficiency of an Agribusiness Homestead fish Production System in Southeastern Nigeria” Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension 9; 82-90, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Sri Lanka

27 Mbanasor J.A. and C. N. Eze (2006), “Rural Credit and Relative Technical

Efficiency among Agribusiness Enterprises in Abia State: Implications for Policy” Economic and Business Review, Afro-Euro Centre for Development Studies, Warsaw, Poland

28 Mbanasor J. A. and O.O. Wogu (2006), “Resource-Use Efficiency and

Productivcity of Rabbit Farmers in Ikot-Ekpene Agricultural of Akwa –Ibom State, Nigria” International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD), Vol. 7, No.2.87-91

29 Ogbonna M.C., C.E. Onyenweaku, and J.A. Mbanasor (2006), “Economics of

Soil Conservation Farming Technique in Abia State, Nigeria” International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD), Vol. 7, No.2.62-66

30 Mbanasor J.A. , Jones Chianu and P. Nto (2006),” Efficiency of Indigenous Poultry Feed Production Enterprises in Abia State, Nigeria” International Journal of Poultry Science Asian Network.

31 Chianu Jones N. Hiroshi Tsujii and Jude Mbanasor (2006), “ Determinants of Decision to adopt improved Maize Variety Smallholder Farmers in the Savannas of Northern Nigeria”JFAE 5:1-28, Finland

32 Mbanasor Jude A. and Nto Philips O.O. (2007), “Discriminant Analysis of Livestock Farmers Credit Worthiness Potentials Under Rural Banking Scheme in Abia State, Nigeria” The Nigerian Agricultural Journal, Vol 39 No. 1

33 Kalu C. A. and J. A. Mbanasor (2008) “Economic Efficiency of Commercial Vegetable Farmers ite, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria” The Nigerian Agricultural Journal, Vol. 39 No. 2.

34 Nto P. O. and J. A. Mbanasor (2008) “Analysis of Credit Repayment Among Arable Crop Farmers under Rural Banking Scheme in Abia State, Nigeria” International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD) Vol. 11, No. 1.

35 Nto P. O. , Mbanasor J. A. and Ihedinihu J. U. (2010) Discriminant Analysis of Arable Crop Farmers‟ Credit Worthiness Potentials Under Rural Banking Schemes in Abia State. International Journal of Agricultural and Rural Development Vol.13 ( 1).

36 Kadurumba C, C. I. Ezeh and J. A. Mbanasor (2009) “Technical Efficiency of

Traditional Palm Oil Processing in Imo State, Nigeria”. Faman Journal Vol. 10

No. 2

37 Amaechi E. C. C., J. A. Mbanasor, O. O. Ukoha and C. E. Onyenweaku (2009) “

Profit Efficiency Among Palm Oil millers in Nigeria: A Stochastic Profit Function Approach” Nigerian Food Journal Vol. 27 No. 2. 175-180

38 Mbanasor, J.A and I.N Nwachukwu,(2009); “ Financing Value Addition in Agro Raw Materials in Nigeria” Nigerian Agro Raw Materials development Vol.1 235-250.

39 Egwu, E. W., P. O. Nto, K. U. Kalu, and J. A. Mbanasor, (2010) “Technical Efficiency of Commerical Vegetable Production and its Determinants in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria” Nigerian Agricultural Journal, Vol. 36 No. 1

40 Onwumere J., J.A. Mbanasor and E.W. Egwu, (2010) “ Effects of Equipment Investment and Debt Capitalization Among Agribusiness Enterprises in South eastern Nigeria: Simultaneous equation approach” Nigerian Food Journal, Vol 28 No.2 Pp407-414

41 Onwumere J, J.A Mbanasor and C.E Nwadighoha (2010), Determinants of Short –

Term Bank Capital Discussions on fast food Production firms in Southern

Nigeria, Journal of food and fibre production, 4 (2) 60 – 74.

42 Nto P. O. O., J. A. Mbanasor, (2011) “Analysis of Risk Among Agribusiness Enterprises Investment in Abia State, Nigeria” Journal of Economics and International Finance Vol. 3, (3) PP 187 – 194

43 Nto P. O. O. and J. A. Mbanasor (2011) “Productivity in Agribusiness Firms and its Determinants in Abia State, Nigeria” Journal of Economics and International Finance Vol.3 (12), pp 662-668

44 Nto P.O.O and J.A. Mbanasor(2011)” Analysis of Determinants of Investment in a Young Economy: Nigeria (1999), Journal of Social and Development Sciences, Vol.2, No.3,PP137-146

45 Anyaegbunam, H.N., A.C. Nwosu, and J.A. Mbanasor, (2011), “Spatial Price Analysis of Ssweet Potato Marketing in South east Agro Ecological Zone, Nigeria” The Nigerian Agricultural Journal, Vol.42, 130-137

46 Nto, P.O.O, J.A. Mbanasor, and C.O. Igberi (2012), “Determinants of Productivity Among Manufacturing firms in Southeastern Nigeria: Cobb-douglas Stochastic Frontier Production Approach” China-USA Business Review, Vol 11, No.10 pp 1188-1195 .

47 Onwumere, J, J.A. Mbanasor and P.O.Ukpebor, (2012), “Profitability of Venturing into Commercial Bakery Industry in South East Nigeria” International Journal of Applied Research and technology, 1 (2) PP 234-242

48 Nto, P.O.O. J.A. Mbanasor and A. E. Osuala, (2012), “ Influence of Monetary

Policy Variables on Loan Supply to Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria” International Journal of Economics and Finance” Vol 4 No.7 pp157-164

49 Mbanasor, Jude A (2012), “Pushing Back Poverty in Nigeria: Agribusiness

Development” 16th Inaugural Lecture, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,Umudike.

50 Umogbai,M.E, Mbanasor J.A and Emerole, G. A (2012) “ Antecedents and

Outcomes of Organizational Commitment Among ASUU in Nigeria” Journal of

Management and Entrepreneurial Studies Vol. 1, No.1 &2 pp141-154

51 Kalu, C.A. Ogbueghi, O.U. and Mbanasor J. A (2012), Determinants of Economic

Efficiency of Mushroom Production in Abia State: A Translog Stochastic Frontier Profit Function Approach” The Nigeria Agricultural Journal Vol.43 pp163-170

52 Igwe, C.A, Mbanasor J. A. Okoye B.C., and Imuse, J (2012), “ Trend Analysis of Cassava Price and Growth Rate in Nigeria‟ The Nigeria Agricultural Journal Vol. l43. Pp150-158

53 Nto P O O, Mbanasor J A and Igberi C O (2012)”Analyses of the Constraints and Technical Efficiency Differentials among Agribusiness Firms in Nigeria”, International Review of Business Research Papers,Vol.3(7),Australia.

54 Emesowum, C.E and Mbanasor, J.A (2013) Relative Efficiency of Small and

Medium Scale Agribusiness Enterprises in Imo state, Nigeria. Asian Journal of

Agriculture and Rural Development 3(3): 127-134(

55 Emesowum, C.E and Mbanasor, J.A, Ogwuma, O, and Ikwunze, K (2013) Stochastic Frontier Estimation of Economic Efficiency of Small and Medium Scale feed processing Enterprises in Imo State, Nigeria: Using Translog Profit Function Model. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development Vol. 4, No. 4, 2013; 137-143.(

56 Emesowum, C. E and Mbanasor, J. A (2013) Performance Evaluation of Small and Medium scale Palm Oil Processing Business Enterprises in Imo state, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol.2, No. 4,2013; 68-76.(

57 Emesowum, C. E and Mbanasor, J.A, Olayiwola, S. A and Opara, T.A (2013) Socio-economic determinants of on-farm and off-farm agribusiness firms in Orlu LGA Imo State. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. vol. 2, No. 5, 2013.(

58 Emesowum, C. E Mbanasor, J. A and Nto, P. P (2012) Determinants of Profit Efficiency of Small and Medium Scale Agribusiness based Cassava Processing Enterprises in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Social Science Vol 10,No.2.(

59 Mbanasor J.A, I.N Nwachukwu, N.M Agwu, M.E Njoku and J. Onwumere (2013) “Analysis of Income Inequality and Poverty Dynamics among Rural Farm Households in Abia State, Nigeria” International Journal of Food and Agriculture Economics,Turkey, Vol.1, No.2 Pp 99-104

60 Emesowum C.E and J.A Mbanasor (2013) “Profit Efficiency among Smallholder Palm oil Processors in Imo State: A Stochastic Frontier Translog approach” The Nigerian Agricultural Journal, Vol.44 No.1&2

61 Okoye A.C, B.C Okoye, J.A Mbanasor and P.O.O Nto (2013) “Analysis of Growth among Agribusiness Enterprises in Ebonyi State, Nigeria” International Centre for Business Research Vol.2 (9)

62 Okoye A.C, B.C Okoye, J.A Mbanasor and P.O.O Nto (2013) “Determinants of Survival among Agribusiness Enterprises in Ebonyi State, Nigeria” International Centre for Business Research Vol.2 (9)

63 Nto, P.O and J.A Mbanasor (2013) “Analysis of Gender Differentials in Economic Opportunities in Abia State of Nigeria” Journal of Strategic and International Studies, USA

64. Mbanasor, J.A , N.M. Agwu and I. N nwachukwu (2014) Economics of Livelihood strategies among Rural Husband in Abia State, Nigeria,Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment, Vol 15, No (2) 327- 335.

65 Nwachukwu, I.N, C.A Shisanya, P. Dasgupta and J.A Mbanasor, (2015), Socio

Economic Response patterns to Climate Change in Africa: Lessons from South East

Nigeria. The Nigeria Agricultural Journal , Vol 46, Nos 1&2, 184 – 194

66 Okeke, A. M P.O Nto, and J.A Mbanasor (2015) ”Analysis of the factors

Influencing Savings and Investment Behaviour among Yam

Entrepreneurs in Benue State, Nigeria” European Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 7 No 27 205 – 210.

67. Okeke, A. M, J.A Mbanasor and P.O Nto (2015) “Determinants of Investment

Capacity Yam Production Entrepreneurs in Benue State, Nigeria” Journal of

Poverty Investment and Development, Vol. 16, 105 – 112.

68 Mbanasor J.A, I.N Nwachukwu, N.M Agwu, N.C Onwusiribe (2015) “ Impact

of Climate Change on the Productivity of Cassava in Nigeria” Journal of

Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, 138 – 147.

69 Mbanasor, J.A and N.C Onwusiribe (2014) “Impact of Mechanization, Energy

availability and Usage on Agricultural Sector output in Nigeria: An Empirical

Approach. Investment Journal at Agric. Sc and Bio resource Engineering

Research vol. 3 1&2 39 – 56.

70 Ahamefule B. A. and Mbanasor, J. A. (2016) “Determinants of Choice of Enterprise among Smallholder cassava processors in South Eastern Nigeria: The Nigerian Agricultural Journal Vol. 47 N0. 2.

71 Bime, M. J. and J. A. Mbanasor (2011 “Analysis of Rural Credit Market Performance in North West Region Cameron” Agric-Economics Instamatics Vol. III No 3.

72 Kalu, C. A and J. A. Mbanasor (2016) “Effects of Climate Variability on grain yield in Nigeria: An FM-OLS Model Approach” NAPREJ, Vol I, No I.

73 Onwukwe, F. O, J. A. Mbanasor and Ndukwe K. O. (2016),Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on the Performance of Organizations: a study of selected Banks in Nigeria”, proceedings of the conference of SCCDR, held MOUAU., august 16-118.

74 Onwusiribe, N. C., J, A. Mbanasor, and V. C. Obi (2015) “Agribusiness Risk Management Framework on Imperative for Enterprise Sustainability” In Contemporary Issues Agric. Extension and Rural Development; Published by Dept. AERS. MOUAU.

75 Onwusiribe, N. C., J. A. Mbanasor and P. O. Nto (2015) “Determinants of the Attitudes of Agribusiness Entrepreneurs in Abia State” Journal of Sustainable Agriculuture and Environment” Vol. 16, No I.



76 Emesowum C. E., J. A. Mbanasor and E. C. Okonkwo (2008) “Economic Efficiency of Small Scale Feed Processing Enterprises in Imo State Nigeria” Processings of 42nd Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) held at Abakaliki.

77 Mbanasor J.A. and SAND Chidebelu (1996) “Cost-Return Analysis of Palm Oil Processing Techniques in Rural Nigeria” In: Enabling environment for National Growth Edited by Anyanwu Aham, Abic Publishers Owerri

78 Mbanasor J.A. and E.C. Okorji (1997) “Sustainable Land-Use and Food Production in Nigeria: Critical Issues” Proceeding of the 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the Society for Biological Conservation, Held at Umudike.

79 Mbanasor J.A. (1997) “Clearing House in a commodity exchange system in Nigeria” In: Training and Enlightenment in Nigerian Commodity Exchange SystemEdited by Ijere M.O. and J.A. Mbanasor, Alphabet Publishers Nigeria.

80 Mbanasor J.A. (1997) “Price Stabilization and the Fight against Inflation in Nigeria: The role of Comex” In: Training and Enlightenment in Nigerian Commodity Exchange System Edited by Ijere M.O. and J.A. Mbanasor, Alphabet Publishers Nigeria.

81 Mbanasor J.A. and A.C. Nwosu (1998) “Agricultural Policies and Sustainable Investment in Nigeria. Proceeding of 13th Annual conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, held at Umudike between october 12-15, 1997 29-37

82 Mbanasor J.A. and E.C Okorji (1998) “The Impact Analysis of SAP on Rural Fish Investment in South Eastern Nigeria” Proceeding of 13th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria held at Umudike on October, 1997, 208-216


83 Mbanasor J.A. and A.C. Nwosu (1998) “Economic Revival and Sustenance: The case of Livestock Industry in Nigeria” Proceeding of the 25th Annual Conference of Nigeria Society for Animal Production held at Abeokuta .

84 Mbanasor J.A. (1998) “Deregulation of Fertilizer Pricing in Nigeria: Implication for Agricultural Development in the 21st Century” Proceeding of the 14th Annual Conference of FAMAN, held at Bauchi between 19-23 September, 43-47.

85 Mbanasor J.A. (1999) “Strategies for Enhancing Food Security in Nigeria” Proceedings of the 6th Conference of Nigeria Association Agricultural Economics held between April , 10-13 , 1998 at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile- Ife, Nigeria.

86 Mbanasor J.A. (1999), “Commodity Exchange System and Agricultural Development in the 21st Century”, Proceedings of 32nd Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria, held at Ishiagu, Ebonyi State.60-64

87 Ojewola G.S , Nlewedim A, Mbanasor, J.A and Akimutimi (1999), “Neglected Areas for Sustainable Agricultural Investment in Nigeria”, Proceedings of 26th Annual Conference of Nigerian Society for Animal Production, held at Ilorin between 26-28th March , 1999.

88 Mbanasor J.A. and M.O. Ijere (2000) “Agribusiness Development and Nigerian Agriculture: Issues and Challnges in Nigerian Agriculture in the 21st Century Nwajiuba (Ed), Falladu Publications 39-44

89 Nwaekeaku C. and Mbanasor J.A. (2000) “Issues in Rural Development: Nigeria‟s Challenges” in Nigerian Agriculture in the 21st Century Nwajiuba (Ed), Falladu Publications 45-50

90 Mbanasor J.A.(2000) “ The Future of Livestock Industry in Nigeria” Animal

Production in the New Millennium: Challenges and Options” Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of NSAP, Ukachukwu S. N., J.A. Ibeawuchukwu, S.N.Ibe, A.G.Ezkwe, and S.F. Abasiekong.

91 Amaechi E. C. C.; J. A. Mbanasor and O. O. Ukoha (2007) “Determinats of

Profitability of the Small- holder Palm oil mill Enterprises in Imo State, Nigeria”

Proceeding of the 40th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria ASN

held at NRCRI, Umudike.

92 Nwachukwu I. N. and J. A. Mbanasor (2007) “Comparing Cobb-Douglas and

Translog Models. The case of Technical Efficiency of Cassava Contract Farmers” Proceedings of 41st Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) held at ABU, Zaria

93 Mbanasor Jude A. (2008) “Enhancing Alternative Sources of Revenue Generation

in Local Government Administration” Proceeding of a Training Workshop

Organized by the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Abia


94 Mbanasor, J. A. and A. E. Osuala (2010) “Financial Reporting Under a Good Corporate Governance, Framework” Proceedings of Institute of Certified Accountants of Nigeria”

95 Mbanasor J. A. and Ifeanyi Nwachukwu (2010) “Economic Transformation of Nigeria States and Local Governments: Challenges, Prospects and Policy Frame Work”. Proceedings of ANAN Conference, held at Kolping Society of Nigeria, Umuahia.

96 Nto P.O.O and Mbanasor J.A. (2013) “Analysis of Gender Differentials in Economic Opportunities in Abia State of Nigeria”. 2013 ISIS-Key West International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference, Presented on 4th – 5th May, 2013.

97 Okoye A.C, J.A Mbanasor and F.U Okoye (2013) “Analysis of Growth Barriers among Agribusiness Enterprises in Ebonyi State, Nigeria” Proceedings of 47th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) held in Ibadan.

98 Onwuka S., J.A Mbanasor, K.C Ekwe, J.G Ikeozu and M. Tokula (2013) “Determinants of Technical Efficiency among Seed yam Entrepreneurs in Anambra State” Proceedings of 47th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) held in Ibadan.

99 Emesowum, C.E, J.A Mbanasor and S.A Olayiwola (2013) “Analysis of Factors Affecting Performance of Agribusiness SMES in Imo State, Nigeria Policy Issues for Agric Transformation” proceedings of 47th 1.

100 Kalu, C. A, J.A Mbanasor and B.C Okoye (2015) “ Empirical Asssessment of

the trend in the Production of Selected Food grains in Nigeria 1961 – 2012” Proceedings of the 49th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held in Nov. 9 – 13th, at Delta State University, Asaba 159 – 162.

101 Onwumere, J, and J.A Mbanasor (2006) “Determinants of Labor supply among

Agribusiness Enterprises in Abia State Proceeding Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economist, Lantech, Ogbomoshow 240 – 243.

102 Mbanasor J.A (2015) “ Exploring Entrepreneurship Opportunities in the Digital

Economy” Proceedings of Enterpreneurship Summit, by the Institute of Corporate

Administation of Nigeria, held of Benac Hotels in October, Umuahia.




103 Ijere M.O. and J.A. Mbanasor (1998) Modern Organisation and Management

of Women Cooperatives, Alphabet Publishers Nigeria.

104 Kalu J.O. and J.A. Mbanasor (2006), Fundamentals of Business Management, Toni Publisherts, Nigeria

105 Ijere,M.O and J.A. Mbanasor (in View) Agribusiness Cooperative Management in Nigeria , Acena Publishers, Enugu

106 Nwosu A.C. and J.A. Mbanasor (1998) Eds Sustainable Agricultural Investment in Nigeria Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria.

107 Ijere M.O. and J.A. Mbanasor (1997) eds Training and Enlightenment on Nigerian Commodity Exchange System, Alphabet Publishers, Nigeria.

108 Nwosu A.C., M.A.C.A. Odii, Mbanasor J.A., R.N. Echebiri (1999) “ Economic Incentives and Disincentives For the Reduction of Family Size in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau State, Nigeria “ A Research Report Submitted to the Population Research Fund and Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan.

109 Mbanasor J.A. (1997) Econometric Study of the Production Efficiency of Rural Farmers in South Eastern Nigeria Under SAP”, Research Grant Award Report Submitted to CODESRIA Small Grants Programme, Dakar, Senegal.

110 Igbokwe M.C , L.S Eluagu, G. N. Asumugha and J.A.Mbanasor (Eds) (1999) “Sustainable Agricultural Development in a changing Enviroment” Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN)

111 Nwosu A.C, C.U. Nwajiuba and J.A. Mbanasor (Eds) (2000) Agricultural Transformation in Nigeria, Proceedings of a National Conference in Honour of Prof. M.O. Ijere , Novelty Publishers, Owerri



112 Mbanasor J. A. (2009) “Agricultural Policies and Sustainable Economic Growth

and Development” Issues and Strategies in a Global Climate Change” Paper

presented at Two Day State Workshop on Transforming the Nigerian Rural

Economy for Sustainable Development held at Abia State ADP, April 8 & 9.

113 Mbanasor J. A. (2009) “Micro-Credit Loans to Farmers: Issues and Challenges

for Sustainable Venture in Nigeria” Paper presented at Two Day State

Workshop on Transforming the Nigerian Rural Economy for Sustainable

Development held at Abia State ADP, April 8 & 9.

114 Mbanasor J. A (2007) „Water Technologies & Environmental Control” The 4th

International Water & Environmental Technology Week, WATEC Israel.

115 Onyenweaku C. E., A. C. Nwosu, O. O. Ukoha and J. A. Mbanasor (2003)

“Baseline Economic Survey of Small and Medium Enterprises in South Eastern

Nigeria” Paper presented at the CBN Seminar on Baseline Economic Survey of

SMES in Nigeria, Garki Abuja 22 – 23 April.

116 Ijere M.O. and Mbanasor J.A. (1998), “ Nigeria in Search of an Appropriate

Marketing Mechanism: The case of Commodity exchange” Proceedings of

Training and Enlightenment Workshop in Nigeria , Alphabet Publishers,


117 Ijere M.O. and J.A. Mbanasor (1998) “Relevance of cooperatives in Marketing”

Paper presented at Workshop organised by Abia Marketing Company,

Umuahia, March 19.

118 Ojewola G.S. and J.A. Mbanasor (1997) “Establishing and Managing a Profitable Small scale Poultry and Piggery Enterprises without Tears” Paper Presented at a-two day workshop on life after Public Service at senate/council chambers, FUTO Owerri Nov. 29-30.

119 Mbanasor J.A. (1997) “Socio-Economic Effects of New Biotechnology in Developing Countries”, Paper presented at the International Conference in Biotechnology , held at Umudike, Nigeria between August 14-16

120 Mbanasor J.A. (1997), “ Sustaining Animal Production: The Place of Commodity Exchange in Nigeria” Invited Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of NSAP held at ATBU Bauchi , b/w 23-27th March.

121 Mbanasor J.A. (1996), “ Deficit Financing as an Instrument in Managing a- depressed Economy: The Case of Imo State” Invited Paper presented at the Imo State Economy Forum, held et Multi-Purpose Hall, Government House, Owerri, on 19th July.

122 Mbanasor J.A. (1996), Marketing of Agricultural Products in a Liberalised Economy: The need for Commodity Exchange and Futures Market in Nigeria” Invited Lead Paper Presented at the 12th Annual Conference of FAMAN, held at Arewa House , Kaduna

123 Oti E.E. and Mbanasor J.A. (1996), “ Market Orientation and Aqua-culture Research in Nigeria” Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of FAMAN, held at Arewa House , Kaduna.

124 Echebiri R.N. and Mbanasor (1996), “Inflation and Cost Minimisation Strategies Among Small-holder Livestock Farmers in South Eastern Nigeria” Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference of NSAP, held at University of Uyo

125 Mbanasor J.A. and G. S. Ojewola (1996) , “Agribusiness and Pork Meat Sustainability in Nigeria” Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference of NSAP, held at Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.

126 Mbanasor J.A. (1995), “Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Selected Extension Methods in Technologies Transfer in Rural Edo State” Paper presented at the 2nd National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), held at NAERLS, Zaria, b/w 26-28.

127 Mbanasor J.A.and A.E Onweagba (1993),” The challenges and Investment

Opportunities in Agriculture for the Fresh Graduate” Invited Paper Delivered on the Occasion of Professional Orientation Lectures for the 1992/1993 NYSC members held at The Polytechic, Nekede on November, 20.

128 Mbanasor J.A. (1993), “Efficient Management of Agricultural Business in Nigeria” Invited Paper delivered at the International Farm Management workshop Held at Imo Concorde Hotels, Owerri b/w 27-29 September.

129 Agricultural Society of Nigeria 47th Annual Conference “Ibadan 2013” Revamping Nigeria Agriculture through Transformation Agenda

130 9th African Finance Journal Conference organised by African Finance Growth Institute

131 5th Annual American Business Research Conference organised by World Business Institute held at Sheraton Laguardia East Hotel, New York, USA

132 Eview Econometric Workshop held at Baruch College, New York USA on July, 2013

133 Production Frontier Function Approach, Annual Paris Conference in Business and Social Science, July 12-13, 2012

134 Lead Presenter, Healthy Methods of Internal Revenue Generation in Abia State.


1 Prof. M.O. Iwe

 Deputy Vice- Chancellor

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

Abia State , Nigeria


2 Senator Chris Adighije

 Revenue Mobilisation and fiscal Commission

Abuja, Nigeria

3 Prof. S.A.N.D. Chidebeluu

 University of Nigeria Nsukka


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