Assistant Lecturer, Agricultural Economics Department

Cynthia O. Obinna-Nwandikom

Cynthia Onyinyechi Obinna-Nwandikom

Assistant Lecturer

B.Agric. Tech., M.Sc
Email: Cynthia.obi-nwandikom@futo.edu.ng

Biography

A native of Umuchimanwere Obazu Mbieri in Mbaitoli Local Government of Imo state by marriage, Cynthia OnyinyechiObinna-Nwandikom(Nee Anyika) was born on the 2nd of August, 1986 to the family of Dr Leonard Chukwuemeka Anyika and Mrs Felicia Nma Anyika (Nee Nwaeme) from Ubahumonum Okija in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state. Cynthia had her early education at Futo Staff School, Owerri(1991-1996), followed by secondary education at Girls Secondary School, Owerri(1996-2002).

In 2003, Cynthia Obinna-Nwandikom secured admission into to the Federal University of Technology Owerri to study Agricultural Economics. Following her graduation in 2008, she was awarded the degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Technology in Agricultural Economics(with Second Class Honors). She proceeded to Yola, Adamawa State for her National Youth Service(2009/2010) and shortly after, she gained at admission into Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka for postgraduate studies. She studied between 2012 to 2016 to bag an M.Sc in Cooperative Economics and Management.

Cynthia has previously worked for corporate organizations such as Mobile Telecommunications Network(MTN) Nigeria and iclean.ng. She is now employed as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics in Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

Qualifications
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualification

  • NNAMDI Azikiwe UNIVERSITY, AWKA, – Master of Science(Cooperative Economics and Management) – 2016.
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI, – Bachelor of Agric. Technology (Agricultural Economics) – 2008.

Affiliations

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS (NAAE)

COURSES TAUGHT SINCE JOINING THE UNIVERSITY

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

AEC 301

FARM MGT AND PRODUCTION ECONOMICS

AEC 401

AGRIC PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

AEC 508

ECONOMICS OF AGRIC COOPERATION

AEC 515

AGRIBUSINESS MGT AND FINANCE

Experience

  • 2018 – Assistant Lecturer – Department of Agricultural Economics, FUTO
  • 2017 – Manager, Operations – iclean.ng
  • 2013 – Team Lead, Customer Relations – MTNConnect Office, Kubwa Abuja
  • 2010 – Customer Response Officer –   MTNConnect Office, Awka
  • 2009 – Teacher (NYSC) – GDSS Army Barracks, Jimeta Yola
  • 2007 – Industrial Trainee – FUTO Farms Limited, FUTO
  • 2005 – Industrial Trainee – Songhai Redemption Farms, Old Nekede road Owerri

Research Interest

  • Agricultural Financial Management
  • Gender and Rural Development
  • Poverty and Sustainability Issues
  • Food Security and Safety

Publications

  1. Ibeagwa, O.B., Chikezie, C., Obi-Nwandikom C.O., Ukoha, I.I., Oshaji, I.O., Offor, E.I., and Office, J.C., Analysis of the Profitability of Rice Marketing Enterprises in Enugu State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, SAAT FUTO. Volume 22(2): 4618- 4625, 2019.

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