IBE, GERALDINE OGECHUKWU

IBE, GERALDINE OGECHUKWU

ASSISTANT LECTURER

Biography

PROFILE

 

Geraldine Ogechukwu Ibe is a lecturer, Department of Forestry and Environmental Mgt., Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria. She is undergoing her PhD in Forest Ecology and Conservation Mgt. Her passion for research and her experiential knowledge of climate change gained her a grant funded by Association of Commonwealth University, UK and made her a Circle Visiting Fellow in the University for Development Studies, Ghana. She has been privileged to gain knowledge on sampling techniques for research methods, experimental designs and data analysis.

 

OBJECTIVE          

A committed, creative and highly motivated individual who has passion for networking and collaborative research with an uncompromising commitment to quality and outstanding research work. Geraldine is currently looking for a career advancement opportunity with a very committed research team of experts that will not only challenge her professionally but will also allow her to develop her knowledge and potential still further.

 

 CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

PERSONAL DATA

 

Name:                               IBE, GERALDINE OGECHUKWU

Permanent

Office/Contact Address:   Department of Forestry and Environmental Mgt.

 

Nationality:                        Nigerian

 

E-mail Address:               ibe.geraldine@mouau.edu.ng

 

 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

 

 

SCHOOL                                                        QUALIFICATION                                   DATE

 

A.I.C.E. Staff Pry. Sch. Owerri      First School Leaving Certificate                                  1987 – 1993

 Holy Ghost Sec. Sch. Abakaliki     WASSCE Certificate                                                 1994 – 2000

 Abia State University Uturu          (B.Sc.) Environmental Res. Mgt.                                 2000 – 2005

 Michael Okpara Univ. of Agric.    (M. Sc.) Forest Food Resources and Agroforestry      2011 – 2015

Umudike.

 

Federal Univ. of Agric. Abeokuta, (Ph.D) Forest Ecology and Consv.                            2015 till date

                                              Mgt.  (In view)                                                    

Ogun State.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

 

Winning Strategies Mgt.              Leadership Skills                                                    May 2012                                      

CCAA-NEST prjct. Closing              Climate skills                                                     July 2012

Worksho

MOUAU/Maharishi Univ. of          Int’l. Training on Biodynamic            

Mgt. Agriculture Inst. Fairfield,     Beekeeping in Tropics for

IOWA, USA                             Poverty all Alleviation                                                June 2013

 

 

 DRECA/ Training on Research Development                                                     January 2015

NIGERIAN CONSERVATION        Skills for Scientists

FOUNDATION (NCF)                 

                                              

 NIGERIAN TROPICAL                   Conference Presentation                                   July       2015

BIOLOGY ASSOC. 5th

BIODIVERSITY CONF.

 

3rd COMMONWEALTH                   Workshop Programme                                      Oct.       2015

FORESTRY ASSOC. (CFA)

WORKSHOP

 

38th FAN (FORESTRY ASSO.          Conference                                                      March 2016

OF NIGERIA)

CONFERENCE

 

CLIMATE IMPACTS RESEARCH      Post Masters Fellowship                                   Jan – Dec 2017

CAPACITY

AND LEADERSHIP ENHANCEMENT

FELLOWSHIP

 

 

TENTH INTL CONF. ON                Conference Presentation                                    April 2018

CLIMATE CHANGE: IMPACTS

AND RESPONSES                                                                         

 

 

PUBLISHED PAPERS WITH DATES

 

Ibe, G.O and Akachuku, C. O. (2015): Early growth performance of Chrysophyllum cainito (Exotic star apples) seedlings in different soil media for sustainability. Proccedings of the 5th Annual conference of the Biodiversity held at FUTA Ondo State Nigeria. May 19th – 20th, 2015. Pp. 218.

 

Ibe, G.O and Akachuku, C. O. (2015): Morphological characteristics of fruits and seeds of indigenous star apples species (“nwanu”) as affected by Geographical locations. Research journali’s Journal of Forestry Vol. 2 No. 1 (March, 2015).


Ibe, G.O; Ezenwa, L.I; Uwaga, M.A and Ngwuli, C.P. (2018) Assessment of Challenges Faced by Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPS) Dependent’s Community in a Changing Climate: A Case of Adaptation Measures in Ohafia LGA, Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment Vol 10 No 2 March Issue 2018 ISBN:2141-1778

Ezenwa, Lilian I.; Ibe, Geraldine O.; Ochor, N and Ogbonna, Onyekachi A. (2018) Assessing the impact of climate variability on livelihood assets in Marigat and Mogotio Sub-county, Kenya. Asian Journal of Geographical Research. 1(1): 1-14. DOI: 10.9734/AJGR/2018/40749

 

RESEARCH PROJECT

 

SCHOOL                                          DEGREE                                               RESEARCH TOPIC                 

Federal Univ. of Agriculture              Ph.D in view                                  UTILIZATION & CONSV.

Abeokuta, Ogun State.                                                                            OF AN ENDANGERED                                                   

                                                                                                        FOREST FOOD SPECIES.

 

 

 

Michael Okpara Univ.                       M. Sc.                                        COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS                      

Of Agriculture,Umudike                                                                    OF THE MORPHOLOGICAL   

                                                                                                    CHARACTERISTICS, EARLY      

                                                                                                    GROWTH PERFORMANCE

                                                                                         AND NUTRIENT COMPOSITION OF

                                                                                        Gambeya albida AND Chrysophyllum cainito

                                                               

 

 

 

 

Abia State University Uturu                B.Sc.                               CAUSES AND IMPACTS OF SOIL

                                                                                            EROSION MENACE AT SELECTED

                                                                                            EROSION SITES AT CALABAR.

                                                                                           

 

SUPERVISED RESEARCH PROJECT WITH DATES

 

Assessment of Nutritional Values of  Diallum guineense”  from parts of Abia State

By Nwaeze, Goodness Chimerenma (B. FOREM September, 2015).

 

Assessment of Nutritional Values and oil characteristics of the fruit of Canarium schweinfurthii Linn. By Ejike, Chimdiebube Ihechi (B.FOREM August, 2016).

 

Abundance and utilization of Canarium schweinfurthii from selected villages in Abia State by Okoronkwo, Ezinne Chidinma(B.FOREM,2017)

 

 

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT                      DATE                                  DUTIES PERFORMED

Zenith Bank Plc                         2006 – 2007                    Corp Member (NYSC)   

Zenith Bank Plc                         2007 – 2012                    Customer Service/Marketing

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE                  2012-till date                      Assistant Lecturer

Michael Okpara University

Of Agriculture, Umudike,

Abia State, Nigeria

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

·         Time management

·         Proactive and assertive

·         Flexible and approachable

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

·         Study of forest food species in the tropics, savannah and mangrove forests.

 

·         Conservation of Ecological forests.

 

·         Conservation of endangered indigenous edible non timber forest species.

 

·         Nutritional values of forest food species.

 

·         Assessment of exotic forest food species.

  

·         Incorporation of Agriculture and Forestry using high technological methods.

 

·         Propagation methods of endangered indigenous forest food species for conservation and

sustainability purposes.

Climate change impacts on Non timber forest products and human contribution to its vulnerability

                                                        

     HOBBIES

     Teaching, Reading, Writing/Researching and Singing

 

 

     REFERENCES

    

     Will be made available upon request