Dr. Paul Ukper Ancha


Dr. Paul Ukper Ancha
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Email: anchapu2019@gmail.com
Phone: +2347067196995; +2348050590407
Gender: Male

Biography

PERSONAL DATA
Surname Name:Ancha

Other Names:Paul Ukper

Date of Birth:12th June, 1971.

Place of BirthAgan, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.

NationalityNigerian

Permanent Home Address: Tse-Ancha Village
Mbagune Nyiev
KLM 12 Makurdi- Lafia Road Makurdi LGA, Benue State, Nigeria

Correspondence Address: Department of Social and
Environmental Forestry
University of Agriculture
P.M.B. 2373, Makurdi
Benue State, Nigeria

Date of First Appointment:8th July, 1991.

Date of Academic Appointment:22nd Jan, 2002.

Date Confirmation of Academic Appointment: 17th Dec, 2009.

Present Rank:Senior Lecturer; CONUASS 05/7

E-mail:anchapaul@gmail.com

GSM:+2347067196995; +2348050590407.

2.EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES
Army Children School (C), Bukavu Barrack, Kano State.1975 - 1981
Army Day Secondary School, Bukavu Barrack, Kano State1981 - 1986
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State1996 - 2000
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State2003 - 2006
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State2009 - 2014

3.QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)-1981
General Certificate of Education / School Cert.-1986
Bachelor of Agric. (Agric Econs and Ext.) Degree-2000
Master of Forestry (Forest Econs and Mgt) Degree-2006
Ph.D (Forest Econs and Mgt)-2014

Memberships

Forestry Association of Nigeria (FAN)

Publications

. PUBLICATIONS
i. Projects
1. Ancha, P.U. 2000. Structural Characteristic of Poultry Markets in Makurdi LGA, Benue State, Nigeria. B. Agric. Economics and Extension Degree Project Submitted to the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. 75pp.

2. Ancha, P.U. 2006. Socio Economic Assessment and Sprout Potentials of Prosopis Africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub. Seeds in Makurdi LGA, Benue State, Nigeria. Master of Forestry (MF) Economics and Management Degree Dissertation in the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, 182pp.

3. Ancha, P.U. 2014. Economic Valuation of Medicinal Plant species used for the Traditional Treatment of Diabetes in the North Central States of Nigeria. Being PhD Research Thesis in Forest Economics and Management, Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria 235pp.




ii.Articles in Learned Journals
1. Tee, T.N., Popoola, L. and Ancha, P.U. 2006. Investment Potentials of Borassus ethiopum (Mart) in North Eastern Nigeria. Obeche Journal, Dept of Forest Resources Management, UI, Ibadan, 25 (1):12-20.
2. Ancha, P.U., Oluwalana, S.O., Aduradola, A.M., Oluruntoba, A. and Tee T.N. 2007. Marketing of Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub. (Gbaaye) Seeds in Makurdi Local Government Area, Benue State, Nigeria. Obeche Journal, Dept of forest Resources Management, UI, Ibadan, Vol. 25(2):6-15.
3. Ancha, P.U., Abu. G.A and Omafu. O.F. 2011. Analysis of Price Variation and Market Integration of Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub. Seeds During the Wet Season in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment, 3(2):70-78. Available online at: www.ajol.info/index.php/jrfwe/article.

4. Tee, T.N., Ancha, P.U. and Asue, J. 2009. Evaluation of Fuelwood Consumption and Implications on the Environment: Case Study of Makurdi Area in Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Biosciences, 19: 1041-1048. Available online at: www.biosciences.elewa.org.
5. Ikyagba, E.T., P.U. Ancha., T.N. Tee and Anza, A. N. 2014. Ethnobotanical Survey of Home Garden Plants in Ukum Local Government Area, Benue State Nigeria. WebPub Journal of Agricultural Research. 2(6), pp. 82-91, June 2014, Available online at http://www.researchwebpub.org/wjar.

6. Ancha, P.U., Oluwalana, S.A., and Momoh, S. 2015. Economic Valuation of Medicinal Plants Used for Traditional Treatment of Diabetes in Benue State, Nigeria. International Journal of Forestry and Horticulture, www.arcjournals.org

7. Ancha, P.U., Ikyaagba, E,T., Angwe, H.T. and Tume, C. 2015. Ethnomedical Survey of Plant Species used the Treatment of Various Diseases in Mbalom Council Ward of Gwer-East Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria, International Journal of Forestry and Horticulture (IJFH) Volume 1, Issue 1, 2015, PP 18-29 www.arcjournals.org

8. Ikyaagba, T. E., Tee, T. N., Dagba, B.I., Ancha, U. P., Ngibo, K. D., And Tume, C. (2015) Tree Composition and Distribution in Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment. Available online at: www.ajol.info/index.php/jrfwe/article

9. Dagba, B.I., Igbaukum, E., Ancha, P.U. and Ikyaagba, E.T. (2016). Perceived Influence of Socio econmomic Factors of Fadama III Farmers onForest Resources Values in Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, Vol. 9, Issue 9, Ver. III, 78-94. www.iosrjournals.org
10. Ikyaagba, E.T., Jimoh, S.O., Dagba, B.I., Tee, T.N., Ancha, P.U. and Tume, C. 2017. Oil Palm Plantation Development. An Emerging Threat to Biodiversity Conservation Conservation in Oban Division of Cross River National Park, Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry. Vol. 4, Issue 4:5-11. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.2259/ijraf.0404002
11. Dagba,B. I. and Azeez, I.O. and Ancha, P.U. 2017. Assessment of Community Based Forest Management Practices in Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 11 (Issue 9, Ver.1):1-8. Available at www.iosrjournals.org
12. Ancha, P.U., Ikyaagba, E.T., Dagba, B.I .and Okpanachi, K. 2017. Ethnomedicinal Plant Knowledge and Practice in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. International Journal Agriculture and Environmental Research. 3 (6):4281-4306. www.ijaer.in.
13. Ancha, P.U., Ikyaagba, E.T. and Tondo, M.M. 2017. Assessment of Adaptive Capacity of Communities to Climate Change in Mbakaange Council Ward, Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment, 9(No 4), December, 2017):80-88. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/jrfwe.

14. Ikyaagba, E. T., Ancha, P.U., Ojebade, J.W., Gbande, S. and Adia, J. E. 2018. Environmental Conservation Awareness Among Secondary School Students in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. Academic Research Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 6(1): 8-17, October 2018. https://www.academicresearchjournals.org/ARJB/Index.htm.

iii. Articles in Proceedings
1. Ayoola, G.B., Abu, G.A and Ancha, P.U. 2002. Structural Characteristic of Poultry Markets in Makurdi Area, Benue State, Nigeria. Research Article. In: (ed.) Dajue, L. Proceedings of Second International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry. Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, September 8th - 13th 2002, pp. 42-48. Available online at: www.chinascientificbooks.com/proceedings.

2. Tee, N.T., Ancha, P.U. and Verinumbe.I. 2002. Assessment of Structure, Conduct and Performance of Timber Markets in Makurdi Metropolis. Research Article. In: (eds.) Abu, J.E., Oni, P.I. and Popoola, L. Proceedings of 28th Conference of Forestry Association of Nigeria on Forestry and Challenges of Sustainable Livelihood. Akure, Ondo, 4th – 8th November 2002,
pp. 146-159.

3. Ancha, P.U., Tee, N.T. and Tembe, E.T. 2008. Effect of Climate Change on Renewable Natural Resources: Case for Sustainable Natural Resources Management. Review Article. In: (ed.) Popoola, L. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of Forestry Association of Nigeria on Climate Change and Sustainable Renewable Natural Resources Management, held in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria, 20th - 24th October, 2008, pp. 282-287.

4. Tembe, E.T., Tee, N.T and Ancha, P.U. 2008. Assessing Policy Instruments for Combating Global Climate Change. Review Article. In: (ed.) Popoola, L. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of Forestry Association of Nigeria on Climate Change and Sustainable Renewable Natural Resources Management held in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. 20th – 24th October, 2008. pp. 359-364.
5. Ikyaagba, E.T., Tee,T.N., Jimoh, S.O. and Ancha, P.U. 2014. Medicinal Plants and Sustainable Rural Development in Nigeria. Review Article. In: (eds.) Ogunsanwo, O.Y., Akinwole. A.O., Azeez, I.O., Adekunle, V.A.J and Adewole. N.A. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of Forestry Association of Nigeria on Sudano-Sahelian Landscape and Renewable Natural Resources Development in Nigeria held in Minna, Niger State. 9th – 14th November, 2014. Pp. 373-384.
6. Tee, T.N., Ikyaagba, E.T and Ancha, P.U. 2014. Sahelian Savanna Non Timber Forest Products Marketing: Implications for Their Sustainable Management. Review Article. In (eds.) Ogunsanwo, O.Y., Akinwole. A.O., Azeez, I.O., Adekunle, V.A.J and Adewole. N.A. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of Forestry Association of Nigeria on Sudano-Sahelian Landscape and Renewable Natural Resources Development in Nigeria held in Minna, Niger State. 9th – 14th November, 2014. Pp. 615-620.

Specializations

Forest Economy and Management

Research Archive

Departmental Research
i.Team Member on the Research Titled: Ethnobotanical Survey of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants in Benue State, Nigeria. Being a Research Project under the Competitive Agricultural Research Grant Scheme (CARGS) of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Housed in the Department of Social and Environment Forestry, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.



(B)Ph.D Research

i.Co-supervisor on the Research Dissertation Titled: Assessment of Adaptive Capacity of Selected Communities on the Middle River Benue Trough, Nigeria. Being an on-going Ph.D Dissertation in Environmental Forestry Management by Ityavyar, E.M. (13/6648/Ph.D)

(C)Master of Forestry Thesis Research

i.Co-supervisor on the Research Thesis Titled: Assessment of Community Participation in Forest Management in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Being an On-going Master of Forestry (MFOR) Degree Thesis in Environmental Forestry Management by Iliya, D. (15/8043/M.FOR)

ii.Major Supervisor on the Research Thesis Titled: Assessment of Forest Based Waste in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Being an On-going Master of Forestry (MFOR) Degree Thesis in Environmental Forestry Management by Umaru, P.M. (15/8044/M.FOR)

iii.Major Supervisor on the research thesis titled: Assessment of Contribution of Odoba Forest Reserve to Rural Livelihoods of the Adjoining Communities in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. Being an On-going Master of Forestry (MFOR) Degree Thesis in Environmental Forestry Management by Onuche, P. (14/7489/MFOR)

iv.Major Supervisor on the Research Thesis Titled: Assessment of Deforestation in Cross River South Forest Reserve, Ikom, Cross River State, Nigeria. Being an on-going Master of Forestry (MFOR) Degree Thesis in Environmental Forestry Management by Okang, J.A. (15/8048/M.FOR)

vi.Co-Supervisor on the Research Thesis Titled: Assessment of Deforestation in Mbaav I Forest Reserve, Gwer East Local Government Area, Benue State-Nigeria. Being an on-going Master of Forestry (MFOR) Degree Thesis in Environmental Forestry Management by Imeh Shadrach Tavershima (16/10205/M.FOR)

vi.Major Supervisor on the Research Thesis Titled: Marketing Analysis of Moringa oleofera Leaves in Taraba State, Nigeria. Being an on-going Master of Forestry (MFOR) Degree Thesis in Environmental Forestry Management by Lobiya J. K. (17/10695/M.FOR).

Responsibilities

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY
(A) Service to the University: Year
i.Board Member, B. Forestry Programme- 2002 to date
ii.Board Member, College of Forestry and Fisheries- 2002 to date
iii.Registration Officer, B. Forestry Programme- 2008 to 2011
iv.College Representative to College of Agricultural Economics and
Extension- 2007 to 2016
v.Departmental SIWES Coordinator, B. Forestry Programme- 2011 to 2016
vi.College Examinations Officer, College of Forestry and Fisheries - 2013 to 2017
vii. Member, University Time-Table Committee- 2013 to 2017

(B) Service to the Community:
ix.Member, Welfare Scheme of the B. Forestry Programme - 2006 to date
x.Member, Welfare Scheme of College of Forestry and Fisheries- 2007 to date
xi.Member, UAM Alumni Campus Chapter Students Relations Committee- 2015
xii.Member, ASUU UAM Media, Information and Communication and Tech Comm.- 2015
xiii.Financial Secretary, University of Agriculture Makurdi Academic Staff Union of
University Cooperative Society Limited