Name:     Okezie, Chidinma Rosemary
Maiden Name:     Nwachukwu
Contact Address:     Department of Agribusiness and Management,
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

B. Institutions Attended and Academic Qualifications Obtained

1. 2014-date University of Nigeria, Nsukka        Ph.D in-view
2.     2005-2008 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike         M.Sc Agricultural Economics
3.     1998-2003 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike          B.Sc Agricultural Economics
4.     2002-2003 Diploma in Computer, Computer Techniques and Application
5.     1988-1993 West African Examination Council (Ordinary Level) and General Certificate Examination
6.     1982-1988 First School Leaving Certificate

C. Membership of Learned Societies and Professional Bodies

1. Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria.(ASN)
2. Member, Farm Management Association OF Nigeria(FAMAN)
3. Member, Nigerian Institute of Manpower Development& Industrial Relations.

D. Journal Publication

1. Okezie, C.A., N.U. Inyang and Okezie C.R. (2008). Nutritional Status of Children from Farming and Non-farming Households in Uyo Metropolis of AkwaIbom State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research 29:35-40
2. Okezie, C.A., A.C. Nwosu and Okezie C.R. (2008). An Assessment of the Extent of the Commercialization of Agriculture in Abia State, Nigeria. Agricultural Journal 3(2):129-133
3. Okezie, C.A., A.O. Ogbe and Okezie C.R. (2010). Socio-economic determinants of contraceptive use among rural women in Ikwuano Local Government Areas of Abia State, Nigeria. International NGO Journal Vol. 5(4), pp 74-77. Available online at http://www.academicjournal.org/INGOJ.
4. Okezie, C.A., Okezie C.R and N.U. Inyang(2011). Linking Urban Agriculture with household Nutrition in Uyo Metropolis, Nigeria. Agricultural Science Research Journal Vol. 1(1) pp 1-12. Available online http://www.resjournals.com/ARJ.
5. Okezie, C.A., UmehUdodirim and Okezie C.R. (2011). Climate Variability and Change: Perceptions and Adaptations in Subsistence Agriculture. “Indian Journal of Agricultural Research”. Ref. No. A-3635.
6. Okezie, C.A., Okezie C.R and N.U. Inyang(2011). Linking Urban Agriculture with household Nutrition in UyoMetroplis, Nigeria. Agricultural Science Research Journal Vol.1 (1) pp.1-12. Available online http://www.resjournals.com/ARJ
7. Okezie C.R. and Onyenweaku C.E. (2013). Determinants of Agricultural Loan Repayment in Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 2 No. 11. Nov.2013 pp 15-18.

B. Conferences and Books of Proceedings

1. C.R. Okezie, R.O. Mejaha and C.A. Okezie (2006). Spatial Price Analysis in Yam Marketing in Umuahia Zone, Abia State. Proceeding of the 40thConference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held in National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike, October 16th – 20th, 2006

C. Professional Experience

1. 2014-Date: Lecturer 11, Department of Agribusiness and Management MOUAU.

2. 2006-2011 National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike. Status: Adhoc Staff.

3. 2003-2004 Nigeria Telecommunication Company Jalingo Credit Control Office. National Youth Service Crops.

D. Projects

1. Nwachukwu C. (2003). Economics of Yam Marketing in Umuahia Agricultural Zone of Abia State. (First Degree Project)

2. Okezie, C.R. (2008). Evaluation of Micro-Credit Programmes: A case study of National

Special Programme on Food Security (NSPFS) in Abia State (M.Sc Thesis).

E. Hobbies: Football, Travelling, Researching, Reading and Teaching


1. Prof. R.O. Mejeha
Department of Agricultural Economics
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

2. Dr. T.N.C. Echendu
Director Planning Unit
National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, Nigeria

3. Prof. G.C. Onuekwusi
Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial studies(CES)/
Department of Rural Sociology and Extension
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

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