ONYEIZU, UCHENNA ROWLAND

ONYEIZU, UCHENNA ROWLAND

ONYEIZU, UCHENNA ROWLAND

PhD - SENIOR LECTURER

Biography

 
   
ONYEIZU, UCHENNA ROWLAND (PhD, MNES)

Email: ur.onyeizu@mouau.edu.ng, uchennsonyeizu@yahoo.com

Uchenna is a university lecturer and board of trustee member of Future Generation University, USA; with a Doctoral degree in Environmental Forest Ecology, two Master of Science degrees in Forestry & Environmental Management and Applied Community Change with Concentration in Conservation respectively, and two post-graduate diplomas in Education and Technology & Sustainable Development respectively; and has over 10 peer-reviewed academic publications. As an international development consultant with over 17 years’ experience in social development work, he has worked at least once in each Nigerian state as an Independent Consultant, providing technical services in Environmental Management, Community and Health Systems Strengthening, Health Management Information System, Development/Analysis of Policies, Monitoring & Evaluation, Baseline Studies, Impact and Partnership Assessments.

Onyeizu has provided development consultancy services in India, Nepal, United States of America, Rwanda, Cameroon, United Kingdom and Namibia. Recently, he participated as the Nigerian representative in a foundational global research on ‘Developing indicators of Peace’ piloted by Future Generations University in collaboration with the United States Institute of Peace.

He was the Team Lead/Project Co-ordinator of a state-wide Monitoring and Evaluation Consultancy Services for the 2010/2011/2012 Debt Relief Gains (DRG) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) funded Projects and Programmes in Niger State, Nigeria. Some of the international organizations that Uchenna has provided technical assistance (TA) as a national consultant include - Enhancing National Response on HIV/AIDS (ENR) Project, National and State Malaria Elimination Programmes, Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP) and Malaria Action Programme for States (MAPS), in technical areas such as development and roll out of Monitoring & Evaluation modules, Health Logistics Management Information Systems, Health Management Information System (HMIS), Health Data Collection Tools (DCT) and Data Quality Assurance (DQA) tools to strengthening Capacities for Malaria Control in Nigeria; International Health Consultant for Assessment and Evaluation of a Sure Start Centre in Liverpool, United Kingdom, carried-out operations research (OR) for different programmes (Evaluation of Provision of drinking water and healthcare service in rural Hyderabad, India). Uchenna has technically supported different states in Nigeria through wide stakeholders’ engagement and capacity building platforms to develop, review and evaluate their state-level cost development plans and strategies, as well as supported organizations and institutions in identifying institutional and Individual capacity skill competency gaps that led to capacity development plans, implementation and evaluation.

Uchenna’s skills include an in-depth understanding of community working systems in developing countries; linking policy analysis and emerging issues to plans; understanding of pro-poor and gender issues in development, an excellent team player, good interpersonal, report writing and communication skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

56.1. EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Institution

Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Nkpolu, Oroworukwo Port Harcourt. Rivers State. Nigeria.

Date

August, 2017.

Degree/diploma

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Forestry & Environment (Forest Ecology)

 

Institution

Future Generations University, United States of America.

Date

2012 – 2014

Degree/diploma

Master of Arts (M.A) – Applied Community Change with concentration in Conservation & Peace Building.

 

Institution

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State. Nigeria.

Date

2003 - March, 2005

Degree/diploma

Master of Science (M.Sc) – Forestry & Environmental Management.

 

Institution

Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State. Nigeria.

Date

August, 1998

Degree/diploma

Bachelor of Agricultural Technology (B.Agric.Tech) - Agricultural Economics & Extension Management.

 

Institution

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland and Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai, India.

Date

April, 2008

Degree/diploma

Postgraduate Diploma Degree of Advanced Studies – Technology and Sustainable Development - Innovative and Integrated Approaches in Emerging Countries.

 

Institution

University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.

Date

December, 2011

Degree/diploma

Postgraduate Diploma Degree in Education

 

 

56.2. PUBLICATIONS

·         Okwulehie, I.C., Nwoko, M.C., Achufusi, J.N., Onyeizu, U.R & Ezera, V.N. (2018). Yield and Some Macro-Morphological Characters of Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fries) Quel. Fruit Bodies Cultivated on HCl-Optimized Oil Palm Bunch Substrate. Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology. Vol. 8, Issue 1. 10.4172/2161 - 0525.1000538.

·         Onyeizu, U.R., Ikpeazu, O.V. and Nwoko, M.C. (2017). Assessment Of Artisanal And Small-Scale Mining In Abia State, Nigeria: The Interventions, Challenges and Successes. Double blind reviewed Research Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference for Social Sciences and Humanities. University of London Union, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY, UK. RESEARCH ID: U7K172.

  • Onyeizu, U. R., Ukoima, H. N & Nwoko, M. C. (2017). Influence of different percentages of crude oil pollution and substrate quantities on primordial formation, yield and biological efficiency of Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus pulmonarius. International Journal of Agriculture and Earth Science, Vol. 3 No. 3: 2489-0081.
  • Onyeizu, U. R., Nwoko, M. C., Chukunda, F. A. & Ukoima, H. N. (2017). Nutritional and bioactive compounds evaluation of Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fris) Quell fruit bodies grown on different wood logs. International Journal of Information Research and Review. Vol. 04, Issue, 03: 3885-3889.
  • Nwoko, M. C., Onyeizu, U. R., Chukunda, F. A. & Ukoima, H. N. (2017). Productivity, vitamins and heavy metals analysis of Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.ex.Fr.) Kummer fruit bodies on wood logs. Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology. Vol. 7: 446. doi: 10.4172/2161-0525.1000446.
  • Onyeizu U. R., Ukoima H. N., Chukunda FA & Nwoko M. C. (2017). Effects of crude oil pollution and substrate quantity on morphological characteristics of Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus pulmonarius. Journal of Bioremediation & Biodegradation, Vol. 8: 401. doi:10.4172/2155-6199.1000401.
  • Nsing, J. & Onyeizu, U.R. (2016). Documenting & Analysing Traditional Conflict Management Techniques in Africa. Case Study of Cameroon (DATCOMATA) & Nigeria (Okwe-Ikwuano).