Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) Call for Membership

Applications 2019:

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2019 NYA Young Researchers' Prizes:

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Title of highest degree: PhD in Agricultural Economics

Institutional Affiliation: Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of Ilorin, P.M.B. 1515, Ilorin, Nigeria

Awards, fellowships and distinctions:

  • DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Visiting Research Grant at the Chair of Development Economics, University of Passau, Germany, 2015.
  • Postdoctoral Visiting Fellowship Award, Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration Research Group, Nordic Africa Institute (NAI), Uppsala, Sweden, September 2013.
  • OPHI Postdoctoral Scholarship, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiatives, Dept. of International Development, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, July 2012.
  • Postdoctoral Visiting Fellowship Award, Food Security and Livelihoods Research Group, Africa Studies Centre, Leiden, Netherlands, September 2012.
  • IFPRI Research Grant Award, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC USA, July 2011.
  • CICOPS Visiting Fellowship Award, Centre for International Cooperation and Development (CICOPS), University of Pavia, Italy, February 2010.
  • DAAD Doctoral Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, 2005 – 2009.

Current research areas: Development Economics, Poverty and Food Security, Nutrition Economics and Health Economics, Social Protection, Migration and Remittances, Impact Assessment

Working group: Social Sciences and Humanities

Membership period: 2015 – 2020

Offices held: Nil

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