Dr. Job Nda NmaduProfessor and Industrial Liaison officer
Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
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Dr. Job Nda Nmadu is a professor of Agricultural Economics whose research focus is in the area of econometrics of small scale farmers efficiency, climate change, poverty and food security in Nigeria as well as statistics and research methodology. His affiliation since 2006 is Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria. He completed his PhD in Agricultural Economics specialising in Econometrics in 2002. He also obtained Diploma in Data Processing and Computer Programming (1995) from Soft Design Computer Institute, Zaria. He assumed a faculty position in Department of Agricultural Engineering of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Nigeria in 1992 as Lecturer III and rose to the rank of a Chief Lecturer in 2006. He then joined Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria as a Senior Lecturer in 2006 and was appointed Head of Department in February, 2008, a position he held till November, 2012. In 2013 he was promoted to the rank of Professor and belongs to some professional associations notably Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE), Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE). Under his Headship of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology, he managed staff strength of 32 Academic and five supports. Dr. Nmadu has supervised over 70 students at the Higher National Diploma (HND), Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), Master of Technology (M.Tech.) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) levels. He has published more than 70 papers in local and international journals, textbooks, conferences and peer-reviewed conference proceedings. He has served as expert in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Etisalat base stations in 16 states of the North (2011), Environment Audit of AshakaCem Plc (2012) and Adoption of Technologies by Fadama III beneficiaries (2013).