Dr Arigor J. Arigor

Dr Arigor John Arigor

Lecturer I

B.Agric., MSc., PhD
E-mail: addressaarigor@yahoo.com



Dr.Arigor, Arigor John was boned in to the family of Mr. and Mrs. John Arigor of Ugbem village in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State. The family is made up of five males and three females of which he no. 7th out of 8 children. Since My parents were both teachers, I grew up in a family of teachers which resulted to my early enrolment into the then Presbyterian primary Iko – Esai where I obtained my First School Leaving Certificate and latter, Government Secondary School, Akamkpa, and subsequently, The University of Calabar.

Academic Qualifications

  • First School Leaving Certificate  –  1990
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate    –   1996
  • B.Agric. (Hons.) Agric. Economics/Extension  –  2001
  • Diploma in Computer Application  –  2002   
  • M.Sc.( Resource/Environmental Economics)   –  2007
  • Ph.D. (Agric. Economic Policy and Development)  –  2018


  • Patron, National Association of Cross River State Students, Unical Chapter.
  • Patron National Association of Biase Students, Unical Chapter
  • Patron National Association of Ugbem Students World Wide

Membership of Professional bodies

  • Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)
  • Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economics (NAAE)

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • Farm Records and Accounting (AEC 507)
  • Agricultural Planning and Development (AEC 401)
  • Operations Research (AEC 411)

Work Experience

  • Agric. Economics & Extension Dept. Usman Danfodio University,  Sokoto State    – 2002
  • Lecturer, Akwa Ibom State Poly.,IkotAsurua, CalabarStudy Center  –  2003 – 2007
  • Divisional Manager, Real Oil Mills Ekong-Anaku, Cross River State   –  2008 – 2012
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Cross River Commercial Agriculture Development Project ( CADP) (World Bank Assisted)  –  2013 – 2018

Research Interest

Agricultural Economic Policy and Development, Resource Economics.


  • ArigorA. J., Tiku, N. E. and Obuo, P. O.: Profitability of Cassava Products Marketing in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology 2(2), Sept. 2013 pp. 27-30 ISSN 2315-6708
  • ArigorA. J., Nyambi, N. I. and Obuo, P. O.: Analysis of Effect of Government’s Trade Policy on Rice Supply in Three Local Government areas of Cross River State, Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research 10(8), Feb.2015. pp. 829-832
  • Agbachom, E. E., Odok, G.N & Arigor, A.J. Analysis of Quantity and Price Differences among Imported and Local Rice Brands in Three Selected Locations in Cross River State, TheLeajon, an Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies.  2 (2) Feb. 2011, pp.145-154. ISSN: 2141-3479.
  • Agbachom, E.E., Odok & Arigor, A.J.: Analysis of Marketing Margins Of Imported and Local Rice Brands in Three Selected Locations in Cross River State.TheLeajon, An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 2 (2) Feb.2011, pp. 201-216. ISSN:2141-3479
  • Obuo, P.O., Inyang, Nyambi N., Arigor, A. J. &Ijogu, B. J.(2016): Determinants Of Loan Recovery by Informal Credit Sources: A Case Study OfUbam Groups In Cross River State, Nigeria. Research Journal of Agriculture (3) 5.
  • Igiri, J. A.; Arigor, A. J.; Bassey, J. I. &Edet, O. G. (2015).: Analysis of Mean Relative Marketing Margins for Technical and Special Palm Oil across Three Urban Markets in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research 4 (2) 2319-1473 
  • Uwah, E.D., Arigor, A. J., Igiri, J. A. &Ekong, J. U.(2017). Empirical Analysis of Egg Production Functions: A Case Study of IkotEkpene and Uyo Metropolis of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology 17(4): 1-7, AJAEES.24376 ISSN: 2320-7027  
  • Inyang, N.  I., Obuo  P.O.  &Arigor  A.J. (2015). : Comparative Economic Analysis of Three Cassava Processing Technologies In Cross River State, Nigeria. African Journal of Advanced Agricultural Research 3(1) p24-29 ISSN: 2354-3817