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Prof Ike Pius Chinwuba
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Professor Pius Chinwuba Ike holds a PhD Degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He joined the services of Delta State University, Abraka on November 2002 and rose to the rank of Professor of Agricultural Economics on October 1st, 2015. He served the University in various capacities before joining the services of Dennis Osadebay University, Asaba, in September 2021. He has vast practical experience in agricultural policy, agribusiness management as well as agricultural finance/project analysis and has been involved in qualitative and quantitative research since his academic career. He has served as consultant severally to World Bank funded FADAMA III Project in Delta State as well as USAID-IFPRI implemented Projects. Professor Ike is a member of professional organizations including, Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE), Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN), African Farm Management Association (AFMA), Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE), Agricultural Policy Research Network (APRNet). APRNet has worked closely with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in conducting Capacity Building for Linkages of Research Policy and Practice as well as Policy advocacy, Public Enlightenment and Stakeholder Engagement programmes. He has been involved highly in organizing national conferences for Professional Associations. Professor Ike has successfully supervised to completion many undergraduate projects and postgraduate dissertations/thesis and has served as external examiner for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in many Nigerian Universities and some foreign Universities; including University of South Africa (UNISA) and University of Forte Hare, South Africa. He has also been external assessor for academic staff appraisal for some Nigerian Universities.

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