CONFERENCES ATTENDED

Guest Lecturer: “Soil Erosion and Environmental Challenges in Akwa Ibom State” 2019 World Soil Day Celebrations Lecture, held in the 250 TETFUND Lecture Theatre Main Campus University of Uyo, Uyo on December 05, 2019. DOWNLOAD: Powerpoint Presentation or Word Document


First Consensus Building Workshop for Akwa Ibom State Environmental Action Plan (SEAP) organized by the World Bank, FEPA and AKSEPA, Uyo. Dec. 11, 1996;


Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Integrated Environmental and Community Development Stakeholders Workshop; Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurum, (near Warri), 13th – 15th March, 2001;


EIA Practitioners’ meeting organized Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd., Port Harcourt, Jan. 24, 2002;


EIA Practitioners/Leaders Course, organized by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd., Port Harcourt, July 8 – 13, 2002;


Regional Workshop on Soil Fertility Management in West African Landuse Systems on 4th – 8th March, 1997. ICRISAT, Sahelian Centre, Niamey, Niger Republic;


Problem-Oriented Research Methodology in Agriculture (PORMA) Workshop organized by Association of Deans, Agriculture in Nigeria (ADAN) University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 7th – 21st September, 1997;


Meeting of Collaborating Institutions in the Oil palm/other Palms Programme (Nationally. Coordinated Research Programme) held in NIFOR. Benin. 25th – 27th Feb. 1997;


1997 Annual Review and Planning Meeting of Nationally Coordinated Research Programme (NCRP), Horticulture Sub-programme, Nigerian Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Dec. 11 – 13, 1997;


Annual Review and Planning Meeting. Nationally Coordinated Research (NCRP) for Soils and Water Management. Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR & T). Obafemi Awolowo University, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, 17th – 18th Feb., 1998;


Year 2000 In-House Review of Researches, Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research, (NIFOR), Benin, 28th – 30th March, 2000;


National Stakeholders’ Workshop on Basic Agricultural Services for Poor Farmers organized by Project Coordinating Unit (PCU) in Collaboration with DFID, ADB, CIDA, DAMINA and USAID, Chelsea Hotel, Abuja, Nov. 17 – 19, 2003;


Meeting of the National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development held in Makurdi, Benue State, 14th – 21st April, 2004;


Nigerian Delegation to Conference Attracting Private Investment to the Nigerian Oil Palm Industry held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, facilitated by African Investment and Development Agency (AIDA), Lagos, Federal Min. of Agric. And Rural Dev. Fed. Min. of Foreign Affairs, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2004;


Nigerian Delegation to a Fact Finding Mission to the Ghanaian Cocoa Industry, Ghana, June 7 – 11, 2005, facilitated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, Abuja;


Meeting of the 34th National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development held in Asaba, Delta State, March 9 – 17, 2005;


Meeting of the 35th National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, May 10 – 19, 2006;


Africa Fertilizer Summit, Theme; Nourish the Soil, Feed the Continent, Summit organized by African Union (AU), FGN, NEPAD, IFDC, Abuja, Nigeria, June 9 – 13, 2006;


1st South-South Economic Summit with Theme: “Positioning the South-South for global competitiveness” held in Tinapa, Calabar, Cross River State; April 22th-24th, 2009;


State Policy Dialogue on Climate Change for Legislators and Policy Makers in Akwa Ibom State organized by UNDP and Akwa Ibom State Government. Amity Hotels, Uyo, December 29, 2009;


Maiden Nigerian Army Education Corps (NAEC) Education Summit held in Banquet Hall, Governor’s Office Uyo, Akwa Ibom State November 4-8, 2013;


38th Annual Conference of the Soil science society of Nigeria (PROMISE 2014) held at the University of Uyo, March 10-14, 2014


39th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria held at Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria, March 2015


SUSTAIN 2015: SOIL FUNCTIONS AND CLIMATE CHANGE- Do we understand the consequences of new disequilibria in soil properties? Organized by the International Congress of Soil Sciences on the occasion of the International Year of Soils 2015 and the 350th Anniversary of the Christian Albrechts University, zu Kiel, Germany; September 22nd-26th 2015


40thAnnual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, University of Calabar; March 14-18, 2016


2017 World Environment Day Celebration, June 5, 2017

10TH Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, Port Harcourt, 1984. In-House Review of Researches of the National Cereals Research Institute; Badeggi, Niger State. 21st – 25th March, 1992; 28th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nov. 1 – 5, 1993;


20th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nov. 15-19, 1992;


29th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria, University of Agriculture/NRCRI, Umudike, Oct. 31 – Nov. 3; 1994;


21st Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, University of Uyo, Uyo, Jan. 30 – Feb. 4, 1994;


3rd All African Soil Science Society Conference, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, August 19 – 26, 1995;


Conference of Experts on Livestock/Crop Production Guide for Akwa Ibom State, FGN/UNDP assisted Agricultural/Rural Development; Uyo, Oct. 2 – 3, 1996;


First Consensus Building Workshop for Akwa Ibom State Environmental Action Plan (SEAP) organized by the World Bank, FEPA and AKSEPA, Uyo. Dec. 11, 1996;


23rd Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, Usman Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto. 2nd – 5th March, 1997;


Regional Workshop on Soil Fertility Management in West African Landuse Systems on 4th – 8th March, 1997. ICRISAT, Sahelian Centre, Niamey, Niger Republic;


Problem-Oriented Research Methodology in Agriculture (PORMA) Workshop organized by Association of Deans, Agriculture in Nigeria (ADAN) University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 7th – 21st September, 1997;


Meeting of Collaborating Institutions in the Oil palm/other Palms Programme (Nationally. Coordinated Research Programme) held in NIFOR. Benin. 25th – 27th Feb. 1997;


1997 Annual Review and Planning Meeting of Nationally Coordinated Research Programme (NCRP), Horticulture Sub-programme, Nigerian Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Dec. 11 – 13, 1997;


Annual Review and Planning Meeting. Nationally Coordinated Research (NCRP) for Soils and Water Management. Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR & T). Obafemi Awolowo University, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, 17th – 18th Feb., 1998.


25th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, held in Palm Royal Hotel, Benin City, 21st – 25th November, 1999;


Year 2000 In-House Review of Researches, Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research, (NIFOR), Benin, 28th – 30th March, 2000;


Sensitization Seminar/Workshop on Strategic Planning, University of Uyo, Sept. 20 – 21, 2000;


Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Integrated Environmental and Community Development Stakeholders Workshop. Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurum, (near Warri), 13th – 15th March, 2001;


Workshop on Management of Change, by University of Uyo by Applied Researches Consortium, August 27 – 31, 2001;


27th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN), university of Calabar, Cross River State, 5th – 6th Nov., 2001.


EIA Practitioners’ meeting organized Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd., Port Harcourt; January 24, 2002;


EIA Practitioners/Leaders Course, organized by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd., Port Harcourt, July 8 – 13, 2002;


Orientation/Induction for Heads of Dept. and Deans by the University of Uyo, Uyo, July 29, 30 and Aug. 1, 2002;


Resource Person: National Stakeholders’ Workshop on Basic Agricultural Services for Poor Farmers organized by Project Coordinating Unit (PCU) in Collaboration with DFID, ADB, CIDA, DAMINA and USAID, Chelsea Hotel, Abuja, Nov. 17 – 19, 2003;


National Conference on ‘OIL PALM INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN NIGERIA’, held in Benin City, Edo State, Feb. 10 – 11, 2004. Invited Paper presente;


Meeting of the National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development held in Makurdi, Benin State, 14th – 21st April, 2004;


Member: Nigerian Delegation to Conference Attracting Private Investment to the Nigerian Oil Palm Industry held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, facilitated by African Investment and Development Agency (AIDA), Lagos, Federal Min. of Agric. And Rural Dev. Fed. Min. of Foreign Affairs, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2004;


Member: Nigerian Delegation to a Fact Finding Mission to the Ghanaian Cocoa Industry, Ghana, June 7 – 11, 2005, facilitated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, Abuja;


3rd Conference of Commissioners of Agriculture in the Niger Delta Region held in Umuahia, Abia State, 2004.


4th Conference of Commissioners of Agriculture in the Niger Delta Region held in Uyo, 23rd July, 2004;


5th Conference of Commissioners of Agriculture in the Niger Delta Region held in Asaba, Delta State, 14th Dec., 2004;


Meeting of the 34th National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development held in Asaba, Delta State, March 9 – 17, 2005;


6th Conference of Commissioners of Agriculture in the Niger Delta Region held in Akure, Ondo State, 2006;


Member: Nigerian Delegation of Aquaculture America 2006, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Fed. 13 – 16, 2006, facilitated by American Embassy, Lagos.


Meeting of the 35th National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, May 10 – 19, 2006;


Africa Fertilizer Summit, Theme; Nourish the Soil, Feed the Continent, Summit organized by African Union (AU), FGN, NEPAD, IFDC, Abuja, Nigeria, June 9 – 13, 2006;


India, South Asia, Africa and Middle East (ISAAME) Forum, International Association of Lions Club, Mumbai, India, Nov. 28 – 30, 2006;


Panel Member: Technical Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Port Harcourt Base Gas Supply Project by Nigerian Agip Oil Company Ltd, Port Harcourt and Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja. Jan, 2007, Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt;


90th Anniversary Celebration and International Convention of International Association of Lions Club, Chicago, USA, July 2- 6, 2007;


91th Annual Lions Clubs International Convention, Bangkok, Thailand. June 23th -27th, 2008;


Panel Member: Technical Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Seismic Data Acquisition and Exploratory Appraisal/ Development Drilling of OML 905 by Gas Transmission and Power Ltd, Abuja and Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja. August 7-8, 2008, Nike Lake Hotel and Resort, Enugu;


Session Moderator: 1st Akwa Ibom State Summit on Land Reforms. Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Lands and Town Planning, August 29, 2008. Akwa Ibom Hall, Uyo;


Resource Person: ‘Developing Akwa Ibom SAtate through Increased Public – Private Sector Cooperation in Agricultural Production’. Invited Paper presented at the 1st Workshop of Akwa Ibom State Committees on Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Rural Development and Public Utilities, held at International Management and Finance Institute, Uyo. December 18th -19th, 2008;


33rd Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. March 2009;


Resource Person for Akwa Ibom State Team: 1st South-South Economic Summit with Theme: ‘Positioning the South-South for global competitiveness’ held in Tinapa, Calabar, Cross River State; April 22th-24th, 2009;


Panel Member: Technical Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the proposed waste management facility project by Halden Nigeria Ltd, held at Royal Garden Hotel, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, August 2-4, 2009;


Panel Member: Technical Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the proposed of Onitsha-Owerri Road Dualization Project by the Federal Ministry of Housing and Environment, Abuja, held at Links Hotel, Owerri, December, 10-12, 2009;


Resource Person/ Invited Paper. Workshop organized by African Women Coalition Against Poverty, Abuse and Bad Governance in Collaboration with Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Nov 2 – 4th, 2009;


Resource Person: State Policy Dialogue on Climate Change for Legislators and Policy Makers in Akwa Ibom State organized by UNDP and Akwa Ibom State Government. Amity Hotels, Uyo, December 29, 2009;


Second Akwa Ibom State Agriculture Summit held in Uyo, Civil Service Auditorium, Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat, Uyo; February 9th -12th, 2010; Keynote Address presented


35th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State. March 7-11, 2011;


Second Faculty of Agriculture Seminar Series: University of Uyo, Faculty of Agriculture, May 26, 2011;


Symposium Paper presented at a symposium organized by the University of Nigeria Alumni Association, Uyo Branch on July 21, 2011 in the University of Uyo;


Paper presented on the occasion of 2011 Award and Dinner Night by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, Akwa Ibom State held in EEMJM Hotel and Suites, Uyo on December 2, 2011;


36th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, March 12-15, 2012;


2012 National Agricultural Show/Seminar with Theme: PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT IN AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA held in the National Agricultural Foundation of Nigeria Conference Room, Km 28 Abuja-Keffi Rd, Tudun Wada, Karu LGA, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. 12th October, 2012;


2012 World Food Day Symposium with Theme: AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES: KEY TO GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY, held in MERIT HOUSE, 26 Aguyi Ironsi Street, Abuja on) October 15, 2012;


8th Annual Conference and General Meeting of Organic Agriculture in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (UNICALORGANIC 2012). Theme: Organic Agriculture and National Development, Unical International Conference Center, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria; 5th-9th November, 2012;


INVITED Paper presented at the 1st World Conference on Applied Science and Technology held in the University of Uyo, Faculty of Science, from Oct 3-6, 2012;

Paper presented at a 2 Day workshop on Productivity for Deans, Directors, Heads of Departments/Units, etc in the University of Uyo, May 2-3, 2013;


Chairman: Public Lecture on the theme “Think. Eat. Save” organized by the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources to mark the 2013 World Environment Day held at Governor’s Office Annex, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, June 5, 2013;


21st Annual Delegates Conference of the National Association of Livestock Husbandry Scientist and Technologist of Nigeria (NALHSATON), Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, 9-11th October, 2013;


SUSTAIN 2015: SOIL FUNCTIONS AND CLIMATE CHANGE- Do we understand the consequences of new disequilibria in soil properties? Organized by the International Congress of Soil Sciences on the occasion of the International Year of Soils 2015 and the 350th Anniversary of the Christian Albrechts University, zu Kiel, Germany; September 22nd - 26th 2015


Keynote Address at the Stakeholders Forum on the Environment Organized by the Nigerian Environmental Society, Uyo Chapter held on November 20, 2015 at the Emerald Event Centre, 119 Edet Akpan Avenue, Uyo.


40th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, University of Calabar; March 14-18, 2016

41st Annual Conference of the Soil Science society of Nigeria, Abubakar Tafewa balewa University, bauchi; March 14-17, 2017

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I am a Professor of Soil Chemistry and Fertility with a lot of interest in Soils, Agriculture, Environment and Development. I hold professional memberships with a lot of professional bodies. I have participated in various capacity building conferences such as the 40thAnnual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, University of Calabar, March 14-18, 2016. I have handled several services within and outside the University of Uyo. My publications in journals, books and public discourse are highly rated and some can be downloaded here and redistributed where necessary.Learn more...