Log In

Jonas Nwankwo Chianu Edit Profile

researcher , agricultural products executive

Jonas Nwankwo Chianu, Nigerian agricultural products executive, researcher. Member of African Crop Science Society ACSS, Farm Management Association Nigeria, Nigerian Association Agricultural Economists, West African Association Agricultural Economists, African Association Agricultural Economists, International Association Agricultural Economists.

Background

Chianu, Jonas Nwankwo Son of Chianumba Ugwu and Mgbafor Chianu.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nigeria, Nsukka, 1984. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, University Ibadan, Nigeria, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Ibadan, Nigeria, 2000.

Master of Science in Agricultural Development, Wye College, University London, Kent, 1994.

Career

Instructor Various Secondary Schools, Igbekebo, Nigeria, 1985—1987, Obollo Etiti, Nigeria. Research assistant International Institute Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1987—1992, research associate, 1992—2001, deputy project coordinator & consultant agricultural economist, 2001, consultant agricultural economist, 2003—2004. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science postdoctoral fellow, Division Natural Resource Economics International Rural Development, Graduate School Agriculture, Kyoto University, 2001—2003.

Senior research fellow-socioeconomics Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute International Center Tropical Agriculture, Nairobi, Kenya, 2005—2007, senior scientist-agricultural economist, since 2007, acting director, 2006, 2008, acting afnet coordinator, since 2008.

Membership

Member of African Crop Science Society ACSS, Farm Management Association Nigeria, Nigerian Association Agricultural Economists, West African Association Agricultural Economists, African Association Agricultural Economists, International Association Agricultural Economists.

Connections

Married Justina Nwanganga Philip-Oriaku, November 12, 1994. Children: Joy Chizoba, Jonas Chukwuemeka Junior, Shalom Kenechi, Francis Chigozirije.

father:
Chianumba Ugwu

mother:
Mgbafor Chianu

spouse:
Justina Nwanganga Philip-Oriaku

child:
Joy Chizoba Chianu

child:
Jonas Chukwuemeka Junior Chianu

child:
Shalom Kenechi Chianu

child:
Francis Chigozirije Chianu