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Dr Wellington Osawe
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Wellington studied Agricultural Economics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He received an MA in Agriculture and Rural Development from the University of East Anglia, The United Kingdom and a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His doctoral research focused on how to improve the productivity and competitiveness of Nigeria domestic rice with emphasis on technology upgrade and upscale among smallholder rice farmers and processors in Nigeria. Before joining the Economics Discipline at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) as a Postdoctoral Researcher, he worked briefly with a World Bank-funded Community and Social Development Project in Nigeria. He also worked with a development management training organization in Nigeria where he was a program manager for almost two years providing bespoke capacity building services for staffs of state and local government parastatals and other multilateral donor-funded institutions in Nigeria. He has just completed a research survey on Employment Generation along Beef Value Chain in Nigeria based on a research grant from the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC).
Wellington was a visiting scholar for two semesters in 2018 at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Michigan State University (MSU), USA under the USAID-funded Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project (NAPP).
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2007)|| 'TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF SMALL SCALE FARMERS: AN APPLICATION OF THE STOCHASTIC FRONTIER PRODUCTION FUNCTION TO FISH FARMERS IN IBADAN METROPOLIS, OYO STATE, NIGERIA'
Osawe, Osayanmon and Akinyosoye, Vincent O. and Omonona, Bolarin T. (2007) 'TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF SMALL SCALE FARMERS: AN APPLICATION OF THE STOCHASTIC FRONTIER PRODUCTION FUNCTION TO FISH FARMERS IN IBADAN METROPOLIS, OYO STATE, NIGERIA'. Journal of Rural Economics and Development, 16 [Details]
|(2018)|| Sustainability and Development Conference (2018)
Osawe, OW (2018) Improving the Competitiveness of Domestic Rice in Nigeria under Different Production and Processing Technologies Sustainability and Development Conference (2018) Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, , 09-NOV-18 - 11-NOV-18 [Details]
|(2018)|| 3rd African Graduate Student Association Annual Conference, Michigan State University, USA
Osawe, OW; Salman, KK (2018) Options for Improving the Competitiveness of Domestic Rice Production in Nigeria 3rd African Graduate Student Association Annual Conference, Michigan State University, USA East Lansing, Michigan, USA, , 31-MAR-18 - 01-APR-18 [Details]
|(2013)|| 4th International Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economics (AAAE)
Osawe, OW (2013) Livelihood Vulnerability and Migration Decision-making Nexus: Case Studies from Rural Farm Households in Nigeria 4th International Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economics (AAAE) Tanzania, , 22-SEP-13 - 25-SEP-13 [Details]
|(2014)|| 'Determinant of Infant Mortality Rate: A Panel Data Analysis of African Countries'
Osawe, OW (2014) 'Determinant of Infant Mortality Rate: A Panel Data Analysis of African Countries' Developing Country Studies, 4 (18) :111-115. [Details]
Honours and Awards
|2018||Visiting Scholar to Michigan State University, USA||USAID-Nigeria (NAPP)|
|2011||Lord Walston Scholar, University of East Anglia, UK||University of East Anglia, UK|
|2008||Best Graduating Student||Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan|
|Association||Function||From / To|
|Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA)||Member||05-FEB-18 /|
|Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economics (NAAE)||Member||16-NOV-17 /|
|2018||University of Ibadan, Nigeria||PhD||Agricultural Economics|
|2018||Michigan State University, USA||Certificate||Agricultural, Food and Resources Economics|
|2013||University of East Anglia, UK||MA||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|2008||University of Ibadan, Nigeria||B.Agric.||Agricultural Economics|
|Term/Year||Module Title||Module Code||Subject / Desc|
|2016/2017||Introduction to Agriculture||GES 105|
|2016/2017||Environmental Economics||AGE 318|