Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics Dept.

Dr Chukwuemeka N. Ehirim


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Dr Chukwuemeka Nnamdi Ehirim

Reader (Associate Professor)

B.(AGRIC) TECH. (FUTO); PGDE (NOUN) M.SC. AND PH.D (IBADAN)

Biography

Nnamdi Ehirim hails from in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria. He had his Secondary Education at Government Secondary School, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.

He holds a B.Agric Tech. degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, M.Sc in Agricultural Economics in Agricultural Finance from the University of Ibadan and PhD from the University of Ibadan too. He joined the service of Federal University of Technology Owerri as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics in the year 2002. He has vast experience in teaching having taught for over 17 years. He is married with two lovely kids.

Qualifications
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualifications

  • UNIVERSITY OF BADAN (PhD)   –  2013/2014
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN  (MSc)  – 2001/2002
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OWERRI (B.Agric.Tech): 1998
  • GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL, OWERRI (WASSCE): 1988

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member Agricultural Society of Nigeria 2002 to Date
  • Member National Association of Agricultural Economics 2005 to Date.
  • Member Sustainable Livelihood and Development Network for Africa
  • Member Nigerian Sustainable Development Solution Network

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • Farm Management for Postgraduate Diploma Students (AEC )
  • Advanced production Economics (AEC 814)
  • Advanced Statistics (AEC )
  • Advanced Research Methods (AEC )
  • Postgraduate Seminar  Coordinator (AEC 804 and AEC 920)

Work Experience

  • Departmental SIWES Coordinatorship from 2004/2005 to 2011/2012
  • 2006 National Population Census (National Facilitator), Imo State
  • Resource Person (2014 National Workshop and Capacity Building for members of Fisheries Society of Nigeria), organized in Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
  • Local Organizing Secretary to 2015 National Workshop on Sustainable Development Network, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
  • Supervision of undergraduate work from 2002/2003 till date
    • 2002/2003       3 students
    • 2003/2004       6 students
    • 2004/2005       6 students
    • 2005/2006       10 students
    • 2006/2007       12 students
    • 2007/2008       16 students
    • 2008/2009       15 students
    • 2009/2010       9 students
    • 2010/2011       6 students
    • 2011/2012       4 students
    • 2012/2013       8 students
    • 2013/2014       8 students
    • 2014/2015       8 students
    • 2015/2016       4 students
    • 2016/2017       5 students
  • Supervision and grading of SIWES reports from 2002/2003 to 2011/2012.
  • Head of Science Department, Justice Presentation High School Aba  1998 -2000
    • Biology Teacher Senior Secondary School (i, ii, and iii categories)
    • Mathematics and Economics Teacher Senior Secondary School (ii and iii categories)
    • Integrated Science Teacher Junior Basic (Vii, Viii and ix categories)
  • National Youth Service Corp Member (1999-2000)
    • Agricultural Science, Mathematics and Economics Teacher at Government Teachers College Wuruno, Sokoto State, Nigeria
  • Mathematics Teacher, National Teachers Institutes, Kaduna (Aba Chapter)
    • Mathematics Teacher for NCE category (NTI Kaduna, Aba Chapter)

Research Interest

  • Environmental Health Economics, Household Economics and Poverty Issues
  • Environmental Economics and Sustainable Resouce Management
  • Policy Analysis, Efficiency in Resouce Use and Food Security and Safety Issues
  • Dissemination of Environmentally Sustainable Resource Use.
  • Environmental Control and Remediation

Publications

  1. Awoyemi, T.T., J.O. Amao and N.C. Ehirim (2003). Technical Efficiency in Aquaculture in Oyo State, Nigeria. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics. The organ of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics Mumbai. Vol.58(4) pp.812-819.
  2. Ehirim, N.C. and M.A.C.A. Odii (2004). Economics of Palm Oil Marketing in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria. Vol. 9 Nos. 1&2. Pp.71-80 JOTEN ISSN 1118 – 5570.
  3. Emenyonu, C. A., U. Obih, S.U.O Onyeagocha, N. C. Ehirim (2006). Optimization of Resource Use Among Pig Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria.International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD). ISSN: 1595-9716: Vol.7 No. 1 pp. 85-91
  4. Korie, O.C., D.O. Ohajianya and N.C. Ehirim (2006). Value-Chain Analysis of Cassava and Cassava Based Products in Imo State Nigeria.International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences. ISSN: 0794-4713; Vol. 2(4). 400-404.
  5. Odii M.A.C.A., N.C. Ehirim and P.C. Ogunlewe (2006). Econometric Analysis of Determinants of Broilers Carcass Weight in FUTO Farm LTD, Owerri, Imo State. Animal Production Research Advance;  Vol 2. No 1. TAPAS Institute of Scientific Research ISSN: 1118-5570.
  6. Ehirim, N.C., S.N. Odurukwe, J. Ajaero and C.A. Emenyonu (2006). Socio-Economic Analysis of Farming Risk in Cassava Based Enterprise in Imo State.International Journal of Natural and Applied ScienceISSN: 0794-4713: Vol. 2(No. 2). pp.89-95.
  7. Ehirim, N.C., C.S. Onyemauwa, E. Ikoleoa and I.E. Umezurumbe (2007). Economics of Yam Marketing in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food System. TAPAS Institute Vol. 1(1). Pp. 51-56. ISSN: 1597-913X.
  8. Ehirim, N.C., H.O. Mark, C. Ogueri, G.S. Adaka and T.T. Awoyemi (2007). Determinants of Consumers Willingness to Pay for Fish Safety in the Bayelsa state of Nigeria. The Social Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 4 Medwell JournalsPakistan.
  9. Ehirim, N.C., M.A.Y. Rhaji and P. Dontsop-Nguzet (2007). Determinants of Groundnut Supply Response in Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD). Vol.10 ISSN: 1595-9716 SAAT FUT Owerri, Nigeria.
  10. Onyemauwa C.S., S.U.O. Onyeagocha, N.C. Ehirim, and C.A. Emenyonu (2007). Economics of Scale of Cassava-Maize Intercropping Mixtures in Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo State.International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food System, Vol. 1(2). 174-178. www.tapainstitute.org/Journal/ijotas Institutes of Scientific Research and Development. ISSN 1597 – 913X
  11. Onyeagocha, S.U.O., N.C. Ehirim, C.A. Emenyonu, and C.S. Onyemuwa (2007). Financing Swine Production in the Imo State of Nigeria: Prospects and Problems- NACRDB Perspective. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. Vol. 10, pp. 130-133. ISSN 1595 – 9716.
  12. Odurukwe S. N., C.C. Asiabaka, F. Ugwuoke, N.C. Ehirim and E.N Ejiogu-Okereke (2007). Role of Women Organization in Community Development A Case Study of Orlu Agricultural Zone, Imo State.International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD). Vol.9(1) pp.85-90 ISSN 1595 – 9716.
  13. Onyemauwa, C.S., C.C. Eze, N.N.O. Oguoma, N.C. Ehirim and I.I. Osugiri (2007). Allocative Efficiency and Output Elasticities of Crop Mixtures Farmers by Gender in Nwangele, Imo State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development  Vol. 10(2) pp. 50-55
  14. Emenyaonu C.A., N.C. Ehirim, S.U.O. Onyeagocha and S.C. Onyemauwa (2007). Sustainable Pig Production under Alternative Feed Sources and Management in Owerri, Agricultural Zone, Nigeria. Animal Production Research Advances Vol 3(3) 245-249 Tapas Institute of Scientific Research and Development Box 21430 Imo State, Nigeria.
  15. Ajaero, J.O., E.C. Mathews-Njoku and N.C. Ehirim(2007). Agricultural Land Use in Peri-Urban Communities in Nigeria: A Review. International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems 1(3) pp. 262-266 www.tapasinstitute.org/journals/iicafs Tapas Institute of Scientific Research and Development
  16. Ehirim, N.C. and O.C. Korie (2008). Farm Input Interactions and Technical Efficiency among Small-Holder Maize Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Research and Policies. Duncan Science Company NigeriaVol. 3(1). pp. 46-52 
  17. Ehirim, N.C., S.U.O Onyeagocha, N. Ben-chendoamd N. Ejiogu (2008). Resource Allocation for Efficient Pig Production in Umuahia, Abia State. Journal of Science and Technology Research, Volume 7, Number 2. pp. 98-102
  18. Ehirim, N.C., S.U.O. Onyeagocha, C.A. Emenyeonu, O.G. Ugochukwu (2008). Profitability Analysis of Sustainable swine production in Abia State, Nigeria, Animal Production Research Advances Vol. 4(1), pp 63-72.
  19. Ehirim, N.C. (2009). Agricultural Growth and External Debt Management in Developing Nations: Evidence from Nigeria (1960-2005).  International Journal of Development and Management Review (INJODEMAR). Development and Management Study Review Study Group. Chicago State University 9501 S. King Drive Chicago Illinois 60628 USA.  Vol 4(1) ISSN: 1597-9492
  20. Ehirim, N.C. (2010). Determinants of Consumers’ Preference for Safe Chicken Consumption in Imo State, Nigeria. Researcher USA; http://www.sciencepub.net/researcher
  21. Onyeagocha, S.U.O., N.C. Ehirim, C.A. Emeyaonu, sC.S. Onyemauwa and I.B. Okoye (2010). Analysis of the Income and Household Expenditure Pattern of Sub-Urban Inhabitants in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. Vol. () pp.
  22. Onyeagocha, S.U.O., N.C. Ehirim, C.A. Emenyonu, C.S. Onyemauwa, F.O. Nwosu, D.O. Ohajianya, C.C. Eze, G.A. Anyanwu, N.N.O. Oguoma, and B.O Esonu (2010). Post-Avian Flu profitability and Resource Use Efficiency of Broiler Farmers in Akwa Ibom State, South-South, Nigeria. Agricultural Journal Vol. 5(2). Pp. 37- 44. Medwell JournalsPakistan ISSN 1816-9155.
  23. Oguoma, N. N. O., N.C. Ehirim, G. N. Benchendo, I. Nnadi and E. N. Okoronkwo(2010). Determinants of aggregate household demand for edible oils in Imo State. African Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 5(15), pp. 1932-1936, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJARDOI: 10.5897/AJAR09.081. ISSN 1991-637X
  24. Osuji, E.E., N.C. Ehirim, E.U. Eze and M.N. Oguegbuchulam (2012). Cost and Returns of Cocoa Marketing in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Food and Agricultural Research. Vol. 9(2) pp.81- 90 The development of universal Consortia. All Right Reserve.
  25. Osuji, E.E., D.O. Ohajianya, N.C. Ehirim and E. U. Eze (2012). Effect of Land Use Patterns on Agricultural Productivity in Imo State, Nigeria.International Journal of Food and Agricultural Research, Vol. 9(2) pp.81-90. Nigeria.
  26. Onyeagocha, S.U.O., S.A.N.D. Chidebelu, S.N.A.D. Okoroji, E.C. Nwosu, F.O. Nwosu and N.C. Ehirim (2012). Loan Operational Methods as a Critical Factor in Repayment Performance of Microfinance Institutions in the South-eastern states of Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology, Vol. 1(4)
  27. Ben-Chendo G.N., J.I. Lemch, D.O. Ohajianya, C.C. Eze, C. Emeyeonu, andN.C. Ehirim (2012). Household Poverty and its Effect on Child Labour Use among Palm oil Processors in Abia State, Nigeria.International Journal of Developing Societies Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012, 27–30.
  28. Ehirim N.C., R.U.Onyeneke, N.M. Chidiebere-Mark and V.C.Nnabuihe (2012). Effect and Prospect of Rural to Urban Migration on the Poverty Status of Migrants in Abia State, Nigeria.Agricultural Science Research Journal Vol. 2(4), pp. 145 – 153http://www.resjournals.com/ARJISSN-L: 2026-6073.
  29. Onyemauwa, C.S., M.O. Ogbetere, S.U.O. Onyeagocha, N.C. Ehirim, G.N. Ben-Chendo,  F.O. Nwosum F.N. Nnadi and M.A Ukpongson (2013). Household Poverty Status and Child Labour participation in Isoko North, South-South Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural and Food Science. http://www.urpjournals.comISSN 2249-8516. Pp. 80-85.
  30. Onyemauwa, C.S. J.S. Orebiyi, S.U.O. Onyeagocha, N.C. Ehirim, F.O. Nwosu and G.N. Ben-Chendo (2013). Risk aversion among farmers of National programme for food security in Imo State, Southeast Nigeria. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development 2222-1700 pp 95-101. USA.
  31. Ben-Chendo G.N., J.I. Lemchi, J.S. Orebiyi, N.C. Ehirim and F.O Nwosu (2013). Child Time Allocation and Child Labour among Groundnut Traders in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Development Societies. Vol. 2 (1). Pp 9-14 World Scholars, USA.
  32. Ehirim, N.C., L.O.E. Nwauwa and E.E. Ikheloa(2013). Determinants of ConsumerPreference for SafeBeef in Delta state, Nigeria. Wudpecker Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 2(3), pp. 073 – 079, March 2013.
  33. Ehirim, N.C., Okunmadewa F.Y., Rahji M.A.Y., Awoyemi T.T., Oyekale A.S., Salman, K.K and Yusuf, S.A. (2013). Determinants of Adoption Intensity of Environmental Sustainable Fishing Techniques by Artisanal Fishermen in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. Volume 16 (1):1354-1367.
  34. Okpodu, V. and N.C. Ehirim (2013). Effect of Operational Guidelines of Bank of Nigeria on Loan Disbursement and Repayment Performance of various Lending Schemes in Kwara State. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 4:15. 88 – 93; ISSN: 2222 – 17000
  35. Osuji, E.E., N.C. Ehirim, E.U. Eze and M.N. Osuji (2013). Analysis of Socio-Economics Variables on Agricultural Productivity of Some Selected Arable Crops in Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Vol. 16 (1) pp. 1385-1391 SAAT FUTO 2013
  36. Ehirim, N.C., R.A. Okere, S.U.O. Onyeagocha, M.A.Y. Rahji, T.T. Awoyemi, B.I. Oluwatayo and K.K. Salman (2013). Econometric Analysis of Suitability and Marginal Value Productivity of Farmlands for Cassava Production in Imo State, Nigeria  Journal of Development Agricultural Economics  Vol. 5(11) pp. 450-456 DOI 10.5897/ JDAE2013.0505 ISSN 2006-9774 Academic Journals http://www.academicjournals.org/JDAE
  37. Ehirim, N.C. and N.N.O. Oguoma (2013). Estimating farmers’ patronage level of informal credit in Imo State: Implication for efficient formal and informal financial linkage and rural development. African Journal of Agricultural Research.Vol 8(49). pp 6439-6445 ISSN 1991-637X Academic Journals http://www.academicjournals.org/AJR
  38. Ehirim, N.C., U. S. Okoro, M.A.C.A. Odii, S.C. Onyemauwa, E.O. Okoli (2013). Demand Response for Carbohydrate and Food Insecurity Dynamics in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 4:15. 143 – 150. ISSN: 2222 – 17000.
  39. Eze, C.U., J.I. Lemchi, D.O. Ohajianya, C.C. Eze, N.C. Ehirim, J.A.L. Effiong, O.C. Korie, G.N. Ben-Chendo,. and  G.U. Njoku, (2014). Consumer Influences on Retail Prices of Rice in Imo State.  The Nigerian Agricultural Journal (ASN). Vol. 45(1&2).
  40. Onyeagocha, S.U.O., N.C. Ehirim, O.C.Korie, C.A. Emenyonu, N.G. Benchendo, F.O. Nwosu, S.C. Onyemauwa, I.I. Osugiri, A. Henri-Ukoha and I.U. Nwaiwu (2014). Income Distribution among Rural Farmers in Imo State, South-Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development.Volume17 (1): 1707 -1716. ISSN 1595 – 971.
  41. Osuji, E.E., D.O. Ohajianya, U.C. Ibekwe, C.C. Eze, N.C. Ehirim and A.1. Udensi (2014). Productivity Differentials Selected land Use Systems in Imo State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 3(12). pp. 3-9 http://www.esxpublishers.com
  42. Ehirim, N.C., E.E. Osuji, I.O. Obasi, I.I. Ukoha, I.A. Maduike, R.D. Ejike and M.N. Oguegbuchulam (2014). The profitability of Okoro Production and Marketing in Imo State. InternationalJournal of Agriculture and Rural Development.Volume17 (1):1587-1593. ISSN 1595 – 9716.
  43. Chikezie, C., U.C. Ibekwe, D.O. Ohajianya, J.S. Orebiyi, N.C. Ehirim, A. Henri-Ukoha, I.U.O. Nwaiwu, E.A. Ajah, U.A. Essien, G. Anthony and I.O. Oshaji (2015). Effect of Climate Change on Food Crop Production in South-East, Nigeria: A Co-integration Model Approach. International Journal of Weather, Climate Change and Conservation Research. Published by European Center for Research Training and Development United Kingdom www.eajournals.orgVol 2(1), pp 47-56
  44. Awoyemi, T.T., J.C.Odozi, A.O.Atekunrin and N.C. Ehirim (2015). Efficient Resource Use: Does Human Capital Matter? The Case of Cassava Production Farmers in Oyo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. Vol 18(1) 2064-2074.
  45. Ben-Chendo, G.N., J.I. Lemchi, O.B. Ibeagwa, N.C. Ehirim and I. Oshaji (2015). Multinomial Logit Modeling of Child Schooling or Working in Agricultural Commodity Marketing in Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal of Gender and Development Issues, Vol. 2(5). ISSN: 2360-8528 FUTO, Nigeria.
  46. Odozi, J.C., T.T. Awoyemi and N. C. Ehirim (2015). The Contributions of Economic Growth and Redistribution to Poverty Reduction in Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Volume 18 (1): pp. 2052-2063
  47. Ben-Chendo, G.N., I.N. Lawal, N.C. Ehirim, U.O. Nwaiwu. C.S. Onyemauwa, and A. Ukoha (2016). Profitability and Risk Management Techniques of Paddy Production in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural ResearchVol 5(1). pp. 022-028 http://www.skyjournals.org/SJAR ISSN:2315-8751
  48. Okoro, U.S., K.K. Nkeme, L.O.E. Nwauwa and N.C. Ehirim (2016). Palm Oil Supply Response in Nigeria: An Error Correction Mechanism Approach.  Journal of Forestry, Environment and Sustainable Development (JOFESD). Department of Forestry and Natural Environmental Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo. www.uniuyo.ed.ng (Journal Department). Vol 2(2). Pp. 13-22
  49. Ehirim, N.C., S. Onyeagocha, G. Ben-Chendo, U. Essien, E. Osuji and M. Okwara (2016). Farming Techniques, Environmental Challenges, and Technical Efficiency of Sweet Potato Production in Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development (IJAMAD). Available online on: www.ijamad.iaurasht.ac.ir ISSN: 2159-5852 (Print) ISSN:2159-5860 (Online) 6(4) pp 409-420.
  50. Ben-Chendo, G.N., A.O. Gbolagun, N.C. Ehirim, P.C. Obasi, I.U.O. Nwaiwu, and U.A. Essien  (2017). Demand Analysis for Household Consumption of Garri in Imo State. Elixir Agriculture 106(2017) pp. 46537-46540. www.elixirpublishers.com (Elixir International Journal) ISSN: 2229-7129.
  51. Osuji, E.E., N.C. Ehirim, U.G. Anyanwu and O.M. Okwara (2017). Effect of Malaria Prevalence on Farm Productivity of Farming Households in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. Vol 9(2) pp. 1-18 ISSN: 2277-0062
  52. Osuji, E.E., N.C. Ehirim, M.A.Y. Rahji, T.T. Awoyemi, K.K. Salman and M.A.C.A Odii (2017).  Farming Risks and Security Challenges in Vegetable Production in Orlu, Imo State. Asian Development Policy and Review Vol. 5(1) 37 – 42 ISSN(e): 2313-8343 © 2017 AESS Publications. All Rights Reserved. URL: www.aessweb.comISSN(p): 2518-2544
  53. Ehrim, N. C., M. A. Y. Rhaji, N. N. O. Oguoma and S. U. O. Onyeagocha (2017). Assessement of Poverty Profile of Fadama III Participants in Imo State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology 15(4): pp. 1-13, ISSN: 2320-7027. SCIENCEDOMAIN international www.sciencedomain.org
  54. Ehirim, N.C.,  U. S. Okoro, E. Ikheloa, L. O. E. Nwauwa, I. J. Onwuagba and C. Mgbeojirikwe (2017). Soybean Supply Response to Price and Non-price Factors in Nigeria: Implications for Food Security Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology 15(3): pp. 1-10, ISSN: 2320-7027 SCIENCEDOMAIN international www.sciencedomain.org
  55. Osuji, E.E, U.G. Anyanwu, N.C.  Ehirim, E.U. Eze, and A. Tim-Ashama (2017). Economics of Processed Cassava Products in Imo State, Nigeria. Quest Journals: Journal of Research in Business and Management Volume 5(3) pp: 20-24 ISSN(Online) :2347-3002 41

Papers accepted in some reputable journals

  1. Ehirim, N.C., A.O. Gbolagun, N.G. Ben-Chendo, S.C. Onyemauwa and O. Ibeagwa, (2016). EFFECTS OF Fiscal Policy Variable on Agricultural Growth of Nigeria: The Perspective of Three Decades (1980-2013) has been ACCEPTED with Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, ISSN (Paper) 2224-3208 ISSN (Online)2225-093X.
  2. Ehirim, N.C. and E. Ikheloa (2016). Economics of Adoption of Environmental Sustainable Fishing Techniques in Coastal Mangrove Niger Delta, Nigeria has been ACCEPTED with Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, ISSN (Paper)2222-1700 ISSN (Online)2222-2855.
  3. Ehirim, N.C., E. Ikheloa, A.O Gbolagun (2016). Determinants of Household Willingness to Pay for Improved Private Solid Waste Disposal Services in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria has been ACCEPTED with Journal of Environment and Earth Science, ISSN (Paper)2224-3216 ISSN (Online)2225-0948
  4. Ukoha I.I., N.C. Ehirim, O.B. Ibeagwa, I.J. Uhuegbulam, M.O. Okwara, C.O. Asiegbu (2017). Consumers Decision to Purchase bread mad of Composite Flours in Anambra State, Southeast, Nigeria: A Binary Logit Model Determinants.  Journal of Nutritional Ecology and Food ResearchDepartmento Medicine VaterinariaProduzionAnimali Napoli
  5. Osuji, E.E., N.C. Ehirim, I.I. Ukoha and U, G. Anyanwu (2017). Effect of Government Expenditure on Economic Growth and Development in Nigeria: Evidence from Agricultural Sector. Journal of Nutritional Ecology and Food Research Departmento Medicine VaterinariaProduzionAnimali Napoli.
  6. Anyanwu, U.G, E.E. Osuji, n.C.Ehirim, I.I. Ukoha and O.B. Ibeagwa (2017). Factor Analysis of Net Returns from Cassava Value Addition in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Nutritional Ecology and Food Research Departmento Medicine VaterinariaProduzionAnimali Napoli.
  7. Ukoha, I.I., R.O. Mejeha, J.C. Nwaru, N.C. Ehirim, B.O. Ibeagwa, E.C. Okoyeodogwu (2017).  A credit scoring Technique to smallholder farmers loan Classification Problems by Micro Finance Banks in Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology (IJRT). Vol. 6 (4): April 2017.

Contribution in Textbooks

  • Ehirim, N.C. (2007). The Role of Agriculture in the National Development of Nigeria. In Contemporary Issues in National Development Ed. J.I Onuoha. Department of Sociology, Abia State University of Technology Uturu, Abia State.

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