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  • Area of Specialization: Agricultural Entreprenureship, Agricultural Financing and Food security
  • Department of Agriculture Extension

  • Dr. R.A. Isiorhovoja started his work career as a civil servant with the Federal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. he served in the specialist organization christened Agricultural Projects Monitoring & Evaluation Unit (APMEU). As an evaluation officer, he was involved in determining and coordinating programme/project evaluation activities; instruments design and conduct of agronomic surveys and periodic/impact assessments surveys; supervised the conduct of periodic market price survey; participated in midterm review of programme/projects; participated in multilateral financial agencies thematic supervision missions and commissioned studies, Trained project operatives in project management, monitoring and evaluation techniques. he attained the rank of a senior evaluation coordinator before resigning from this job to join a firm of management consultants in Lagos. As a consultant, one key assignment carried out was Leading a team of Consultants on a "Study Projects Appraisal" of IITA. this assignment was sponsored by the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund (PTF). The purpose was to reappraise the research projects of IITA with a view to making recommendations to PTF on areas of possible financial involvement in the Institute. Dr. Isiorhovoja was a manager. He was team member of consultant in the study and design of long-term projections of focal areas of development in the fisheries sub sector as part of a master plan for the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. This assignment which involved the conduct of extensive survey of the sub sector and making recommendations on best practices and phased development strategy was carried out under the aegis of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) 2002-2004. Dr. R.A Isiorhovoja joined DELSU in 2003 as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension. His key research interest is in Agricultural entrepreneurship, Agricultural financing and Food security. He is today a senior lecturer. He is married with children
    My Publications
  1. Okuma, L.O. & *Isiorhovoja, R.A (2017) Farmers’ Perception and Willingness to Pay for Organic Fertilizer in Delta State, Nigeria, Journal of Agriculture & Food Environment (JAFE) Faculty of Agriculture
    Vol.Vol. 4(1) Pages: 9-20

  2. Odara, B.U. & *Isiorhovoja, R.A. (2017) Nigeria's Cocoa Export Response to Selected Macro-economic Variables , Journal of Agriculture & Food Environment (JAFE) Faculty of Agriculture
    Vol.Vol. 4(1) Pages: 47-58

  3. Isiorhovoja, R.A. (2017) Comparative Statistics on the Activities of Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund (ACGSF) Among Oil Producing States of Nigeria , International Bibliography of the Social Sciences,
      Vol.Vol. 8 (1) Pages: 105-109

  4. Isiorhovoja, R.A. & Ewododhe, A.A. (2016) Large-Scale Farm Land Acquisitions: Emerging Trends in Delta and Edo States, The Nigerian Journal of Farm Management
    Vol.Vol. 15(1) Pages: 108-113

  5. Isiorhovoja, R.A. and Idoge, D.E (2015) Gender Motivations and Choice of Agri- Business in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria, ournal of Agriculture & Food Environment (JAFE) Faculty of Agriculture, Delta State University
    Vol.Vol. 1 & 2 Pages: 1 – 10.

  6. Obi, O.M & *Isiorhovja , R.A (2015) Macroeconomic Policy Variables And Nigeria’s Agricultural Output 1980 To 2011, Journal of Agriculture & Food Environment (JAFE) Faculty of Agriculture, Delta State University, Abraka.
    Vol.Vol. 1 & 2 Pages: 105 - 114

  7. Aigbe, F.O and Isiorhovoja, R.A (2013) Crop Productivity, Land Degradation and Poverty Nexus in Delta North Agricultural Zone Of Delta State, Nigeria, Journal of Agricultural Science Vol.Vol. 5( 4) Pages: 85-93

  8. Isiorhovoja, R. A. (2013) Patterns in Agricultural Loans under the Agricultural Credit Guaranteed Scheme in Nigeria, Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences Vol.Vol. 4(1) Pages: 497-502

  9. Isiorhovoja, R. A.; Inoni, O.E. and O. D. Ogisi (2013) Entrepreneurial Traits and the Distribution of Poultry Farm Entrepreneurs in Delta State, Nigeria, Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development Vol.Vol. 3 Pages: 488-496

  10. Isiorhovoja, R.A. (2012) Agriculture Based Entrepreneurial Intention among Graduates of Agriculture in Nigeria: A Study of Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Studies
    Vol. Vol.5 (2) Pages: 88-103

  11. Isiorhovoja, R.A. (2012) A Review of Agricultural Credit Delivery System in Nigeria, Journal of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (JAFF), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City
    Vol.Vol. 13 Pages: p8-14

  12. Isiorhovoja R.A. (2008) Nigeria’s Agriculture and the World Food Summit 1996, Continental J. Agricultural Economics Vol. 2 Pages: 6-13