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Professor of Agricultural Economics, and Executive Director of Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team (NEST) Ibadan (www.nestinteractive.org) and Project Coordinator of the Canadian International Agency (CIDA)-funded Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change (BNRC) project (www.nigeriaclimatechnage.org). Under these he supervises research and pilot project teams covering all ecological zones of Nigeria, and works closely with the Special Climate Change Unit (SCCU), Federal Ministry of Environment in developing the National Adaptation Strategy and Plan of Action on Climate Change for Nigeria (NASPA-CCN). He has three degrees in Agricultural Economics including the BAgric (University of Nigeria, 1986), MSc. (University of Nigeria, 1989) and Ph.D. (University of Hohenheim, Germany, 1994), in addition to the MSc. in Development Economics (IMSU, 2004). In 2009, he was appointed by the Nigerian Government as member of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (Federal Ministry of Agriculture), and serves as Expert supporting the International Panel for Sustainable Resource management of UNEP.