Amadi Mark Umunna
Amadi, Mark Umunna is a Lecturer in the Department of Agriculture (Economics and Extension) at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI), Ebonyi State; where he began his academic career, first as a graduate assistant in the Department of Economics and Development Studies. He has a Bachelor degree in Agricultural Economics (University of Abuja), an M.Sc. in Applied Labour Economics for Development (University of Turin, Italy) and an Executive Master from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), France. Mr. Mark teach both in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness & Management programmes. He also taught Economics at the JUPEB programme of the Centre for Educational Services AE-FUNAI. He is passionate about human capacity development opportunities hence his contributions in knowledge transfer of Economic thoughts. Mr. Mark is a PhD candidate at the Department of Agricultural Economics of the Federal University of Technology Owerri. He has his interests set on Development Economics, Agricultural Production and Policy, Environmental and Resource Economics, Agribusiness Management, Macroeconomics and Labour Economics. He is well read, having contributed research articles in notable journals like; Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, Sustainability, the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Ekologia, International Journal of Agricultural Research Governance and Ecology, Atmosphere, International Journal of Global Warming, etc. Beyond academic literature Mr. Mark is keenly involved in applied research, working in various grants and projects with domestic and international collaborators such as; USAID, Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project and Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity, Michigan State University, Research Supporting African MSMEs for Safe and Nutritious Food, World Bank APPEALS project, Climate and Sustainable Development Network, etc. He is strongly motivated to continue to explore more opportunities in research and community developmental concerns in Africa and elsewhere.