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  • Area of Specialization: Applied, Agricultural and Rural Economics
  • Department of Agricultural Economics

  • Professor (Mrs) Rosemary N. Okoh is a multidisciplinary Professional whose training in Economics (BSc. & MSc.) and Agricultural Economics (Ph.D) provides a synergy of knowledge and skills required for effective development research and practice. Prof Rosemary Okoh is an Economist with special interest in Rural Economics (Agricultural Economics) and Resource Economics. As an Applied Economist, trained researcher, development practitioner, administrator and a trainer with wide experience in teaching at the University level, organizing and implementing research, conferences, training workshops, seminars, Participatory Rural Appraisal workshops & exercises, project evaluation, gender issues, evaluation of MDG projects in Delta state Nigeria, etc. for rural Communities, Public sector, International Agencies (UN Women, UNDP, UNAIDS, NEST/IDRC) and Non-Governmental Organizations. Professor (Mrs) Rosemary N. Okoh’s vast experience in University administration has been displayed in her various roles as Head, Departments of Sociology, Economics (Faculty of Social Science} and Agricultural Economics and Extension (Faculty of Agriculture) and Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences. This culminated in the award of Delta State University, Abraka Pioneer Staff Long Service Meritorious Award in November 2017. Her experience has also taken her outside Delta State University to other Universities as External Examiner, External Assessor and NUC Accreditation Team Member. She has the expertise to mainstream gender into development project designs, programmes and research. As a consultant, Rosemary has worked with a number of Organizations to plan and implement training workshops for staff/field workers, evaluation studies, needs assessments, research on socio-economic issues, climate change in the Niger Delta and community driven development (Participatory Approaches) as well as economic policy management and development. She is Proficient in the use of social science software such as SPSS, Econometric views, MS word, MS Power Point presentation, and the use of the Internet for teaching, information and learning. Being an academic with both national and international publications, Rosemary has strong analytical and problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly in English, to meet deadlines, to work under pressure and to make oral presentations at national and international fora. She is also a good team player with good networking and interpersonal skills.
    My Publications
  1. Rosemary N. Okoh (2020) Climate Change Vulnerability in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: Issues of Impact,Adaptive Capacity and Adaptation, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany Vol.1 Pages: Pp101

  2. Achoja Felix Odemero, Okoh Rosemary Ngozi (2014) Post-harvest properties of tomato and effect on its marketing efficiency, Türk Tarim ve Doga Bilimleri Dergisi Vol.1 Pages: 52-58

  3. PO Emaziye, RN Okoh, PC Ike (2013) An evaluation of effect of climate change on food security of rural households in cross river state, Nigeria , Asian Journal of Agricultural Science Vol.5 (4) Pages: 56-61

  4. PO Emaziye, RN Okoh, PC Ike (2012) A critical analysis of climate change factors and its projected future values in Delta State, Nigeria , Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development Vol.2 Pages: 206-212

  5. PC Ajieh and RN Okoh (2012) Constraints to the implementation of climate change adaptation measures by farmers in Delta State, Nigeria , Global Journal of Science Frontier Research Agriculture and Veterinary
    Ajieh 2012 Vol.12(8) Pages: 8 - 16

  6. AU Ofuoku, RN Okoh, PK Saiki (2011) Determinants of adaptation to climate change among arable crop farmers in Edo State, Nigeria and its implications for extension service, Agriculture-Science and Practice Journal Vol.3/4 Pages: 129 - 140

  7. COA Ugwumba, RN Okoh, CO Uzuegbunam (2011) Market structure of live-catfish in Anambra State, Nigeria., Journal of Agriculture and Social Sciences Vol.7 (1), Pages: 25-29

  8. COA Ugwumba and RN Okoh (2010) African Clariid catfish farming in concrete and earthen ponds: A comparative profitability analysis , Journal of Fisheries International,5&cluster=16126876958955673460&authuser=1 Vol.5 (1) Pages: 14-18

  9. Journal of Agriculture and Social Sciences (2010) Price spread and the determinants of catfish marketing income in Anambra State, Nigeria., Journal of Agriculture and Social Sciences Vol.6 Pages: 73 - 78

  10. COA Ugwumba, RN Okoh, PC Ike, ELC Nnabuife, EC Orji (2010) Integrated farming system and its effect on farm cash income in Awka south agricultural zone of Anambra state, Nigeria, American-Eurasian Journal Agricultural and Environt Science Vol.08 Pages: 01 -06

  11. CS Mesike, RN Okoh, OE Inoni (2010) Supply response of rubber farmers in Nigeria: an application of vector error correction model, Agricultural Journal Vol.5 Pages: 146 - 150

  12. CS Mesike, RN Okoh and OE Inoni (2010) Impact of inflation and government agricultural policies on relative price variability of cash crops in Nigeria, Report and opinion Vol.2 (5), Pages: 8 - 13

  13. CS Mesike, GA Sagay, RN Okoh (2010) Optimum replacement period for rubber plantation in Nigeria , Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture Vol.49(3) Pages: 257-270

  14. RN Okoh, COA Ugwumba, SU Isitor (2009) Microfinance for small-scale enterprises development in Anambra State, Nigeria: A gender analysis , The Nigerian Journal of Research and Production Vol.15 (2) Pages: 1 - 15

  15. CS Mesike, OED Owie, RN Okoh (2009) Resource-use efficiency and return to scale in smallholders rubber farming system in Edo State, Nigeria, Journal of Human Ecology Vol.28 Pages: 183-186

  16. RN Okoh, COA Ugwumba, HO Elue (2008) Gender roles in food stuff marketing in Delta North Agricultural Zone: The case of rice, FAMAN 22nd Annual National Conference Proceedings Vol.22 Pages: !14 - 123

  17. CS Mesike and RN Okoh (2008) Factors influencing demand for credit among rubber smallholders in Edo State, Nigeria, Natural Rubber Resources,5&cluster=8888067495033924144&authuser=1 Vol.21 Pages: 32 - 37

  18. Rosemary N. Okoh (2006) Getting Resources To The Base: A Community Based M&E Of Government Utilization Of Funds For HIV/AIDS affected and Infected Children. , XVI International Conference on AIDS, held at the Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada. Vol.16 Pages: 1-34

  19. FO Achoja, AU Ofuoku and RN Okoh (2006) Linkages between socio-economic variables and the efficient marketing of poultry feeds in Delta State, Nigeria: implication for extension services, World's Poultry Science Journal Vol.62 (4) Pages: 709-715

  20. RN Oko and JO Akintola (2005) Oligopolistic pricing and market integration of cassava roots and products in Delta and Edo States , Nigeria Journal of Economics and Rural Development,5&cluster=15425752182817873991&authuser=1 Vol.14 (2) Pages: 21-54

  21. Rosemary N. Okoh (2005) Conflict management in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria: a participatory approach, ACCORD Vol.5 Pages: 91-114

  22. Rosemary N Okoh and PC Egbon (2005) The integration of Nigeria’s rural and urban foodstuffs markets , African Economic Research Consortium Vol.RP 151 Pages: 01 - 34

  23. Rosemary N. Okoh (2004) Global integration and the growth of Nigeria’s non-oil exports, African Conference Vol.21 Pages: 01 - 30

  24. Rosemary N. Okoh (2004) The Global Market Place: How far can Nigeria go with the Present Non-Oil Product Mix?, African Development and Poverty Reduction: The Macro-Micro Linkage, Forum Paper Vol.10 Pages: 1 - 24

  25. Rosemary N. Okoh (2004) The Global Market Place: How Far Can Nigeria Go With the Present Non-oil Product Mix? , A paper presented at the Development Policy and Research Unit of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, which held at Cape Town, 13 - 15th October 2004., Vol.1 Pages: 1-30

  26. Rosemary N. Okoh (2002) Expanding Nigerian Export Trade Through Globalization: Is it Feasible? , Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies Vol.44(3) Pages: 329-347

  27. Rosemary N Okoh and PC Egbon (2002) A test of market integration: the case of Nigerian staple foodstuffs ..., African Journal of Economic Policy Vol.9/2 Pages: 117-139

  28. Rosemary N. Okoh (2001) Cost Benefit Analysis of Gas Production in Nigeria. , Natural Resource use, the environment and sustainable development (NES,ed.) Selected papers – 2001 Annual Conference Chapter 21.,5&cluster=11912534815476601457&authuser=1 Vol.21 Pages: 389 – 412

  29. RN Okoh and JO Akintola (1999) Pricing conduct of spatially differentiated markets. The case of cassava roots in Nigeria , African journal of Root and Tuber crops,5&cluster=2020870114176256908&authuser=1 Vol.4 (2) Pages: 77-81

  30. Rosemary N. Okoh (1999) An Analysis of oligopolistic pricing and market integration of cassava roots and products in Delta and Edo States, Nigeria, A PhD thesis in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria,5&cluster=18128715888306836299&authuser=1 Vol.1 Pages: ! - 300

  31. RN OKOH and PC EGBON (1999) Fiscal federalism and revenue allocation: The poverty of the Niger Delta, Nigerian Economic Society
    Vol. Pages: 405 - 419

  32. Rosemary N Okoh and PC Egbon (1999) A new world organization (WTO): Implications for agribusiness in the next century Critical Issues in Nigeria’s Development., Critical Issues in Nigeria’s Development.Egbon, P. C. and Orubu C.O. (eds.)
    Vol.1 Pages: 1-12

  33. Rosemary N. Okoh (1998) The Concept of Poverty and its Measurement : . , Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies Vol.39 (2) Pages: 221-229

  34. Rosemary N. Okoh (1997) The concept of poverty and its measurement, Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies,5&cluster=8132284502157439378&authuser=1 Vol.39 Pages: 221-229

  35. Rosemary N. Okoh (1996 ) An Economic Evaluation of Losses in Yam tubers Stored in Traditional Yam Barns. , Tropical Science (U.K.)
    Vol. 38 Pages: 125- 127

  36. Rosemary N. Okoh (1995) Partial Commercialization of River Basin Development Authorities (RDBAs): A Case of Constrained Liberalisation, Nigerian Agricultural Journal
    Vol. 28 Pages: 70-81

  37. COA Ugwumba, RN Okoh (14-18) African Clariid catfish farming in concrete and earthen ponds: A comparative profitability analysis , , Journal of Fisheries International Vol. 5 (1) Pages: 14-18

  38. Fadaka, Olufemi Jerry and Okoh Rosemary Ngozi ( 2019) Farmers’ Access To Credit Use In Ekiti State, Nigeria, Journal for Studies in Management and Planning Vol. Pages: 91 - 112