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.
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.
Name: IBE, GERALDINE OGECHUKWU
Office/Contact Address: Department of Forestry and Environmental Mgt.
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Federal Univ. of Agric. Abeokuta, (Ph.D) Forest Ecology and Consv. 2015 till date
Mgt. (In view)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES
Winning Strategies Mgt. Leadership Skills May 2012
CCAA-NEST prjct. Closing Climate skills July 2012
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
NIGERIAN TROPICAL Conference Presentation July 2015
BIOLOGY ASSOC. 5th
3rd COMMONWEALTH Workshop Programme Oct. 2015
FORESTRY ASSOC. (CFA)
38th FAN (FORESTRY ASSO. Conference March 2016
CLIMATE IMPACTS RESEARCH Post Masters Fellowship Jan – Dec 2017
AND LEADERSHIP ENHANCEMENT
TENTH INTL CONF. ON Conference Presentation April 2018
CLIMATE CHANGE: IMPACTS
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
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
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
· Time management
· Proactive and assertive
· Flexible and approachable
· 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
Climate change impacts on Non timber forest products and human contribution to its vulnerability
Teaching, Reading, Writing/Researching and Singing
Will be made available upon request