Designation: Senior Lecturer
Gender: Female


Dr (Mrs). Pauline Dooshima Ivande was born on 27th April, 1961 to the family of Late Pa Jacob Nande Zaka and Late Mama Ngutunan Nande nee Abaayo of blessed memory and she is married to Mr Moses Amougha Ivande of blessed memory, from Ukum Local Government Area. The marriage is blessed with six children.
She is a Senior lecturer with the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi. She teaches Extension in Home Science and Management both at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels in the department and supervises same at various levels.
She got her first degree from University of Jos in (1985), PGD in Farm Management and Extension (1996) and Masters in Agricultural Extension and Communication from the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, (2003). She holds a PhD from the University of Nigeria Nsukka specializing in Rural Sociology, (2014).
Pauline has several years of teaching in tertiary institutions including University of Mkar, Mkar Nigeria from 2009- 2017 and the University of Agriculture Makurdi from 2005 till date. She is and have at various times served as Postgraduate Coordinator Home Science and Management, Head of Programme, Home Economics Education Sandwich Programme, Deputy Dean of the College of Food Technology and Human Ecology (2016- 2018) and member of various committees in the University including member Search Team for Vice-Chancellor, University of Agriculture Makurdi 2017.
She has contributed three chapters in a book: “A guide to research methods and thesis writing in Social Sciences”. She has over 16 reputable publications at both National and International Journals and 2 chapters in referred proceedings. She is on the Editorial team / Reviewer of Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology (AJAEES).
She is currently the Ag Head of Department of Home Science and Management and President of National Association of Women Academics (NAWACS). She speaks Tiv, English and Hausa fluently. See details on the CV


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1. Ivande, P.D. and Biam C.K. (2010). Presentation of Research Findings (Results)
in Age, A.I(ed). A Guide to Research Methods and Thesis writing in Social Sciences.
2nd Edition. Larigraphics Publishers Jos. Pp33-34
2. Igbashal, A.A., Age, A.I, and Ivande. P.D. (2010). Guides for Research Designs
in Age, A.I(ed). A Guide to Research Methods and Thesis writing in Social Sciences.
2nd Edition. Larigraphics Publishers Jos. Pp 81-93.

3. Igbashal, A.A., Ivande. P.D. and Naswem, A.A. (2010). Development of Research
Instruments in Age, A.I(ed). A Guide to Research Methods and Thesis writing in Social
Sciences. 2nd Edition, Larigraphics Publishers Jos. Pp 94-99.


1. Unongo, E.A., Achagh-Hyande, N. and Ivande, P.D. (2010). Assessment of the Impact of Agro- Allied Cottage Industries in Makurdi LGA of Benue State. Proceedings for the 24th National Conference of FAMAN, pp 137-140.

2. Obademi, A.O. and Ivande, P.D. (2016). Agricultural development and value chain strategies in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Congress of RuSAN 2016, Pp 30 -36.


1. Ejembi, E.P., Ivande, P.D. and Oguche, A.I. (2003). Functional Categorization of Women in
Agriculture in Benue State; Journal of Sustainable/Tropical Agriculture Research. Jostar Vol.5 pp 97-101.

2. Idu, E.E., Eje, E.E and Ivande, P.D. (2008). Evaluation of Budgetary Allocation to
Agriculture in Benue Journal of Research in Science and Education (BJRSED)
Volume 1(1) pp 59-70.

3. Ejembi, S.A, Ivande, P.D and Otene, V.A. (2015). Unhygienic Food Processing Practices
Among Small Scale Agro-Allied Enterprenuers in Makurdi and Zarjia, Nigeria: Challenges
for Extension Education and Training. International Journal of Research in Agriculture
Science. Vol. 2 Issue 1 pp 2348-3997. January, 2015. Online

4. Ivande, P.D., Igbokwe, E.M. and Olaolu, M.O. (2015). Assessment of Food Security
Situation of Tiv Farming Households in Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension. Vol. 19(1)
June,2015., pp83-94

5. Ivande, P.D. (2015). Environmental Management practices among Rural Househood: The
Need for Home Economics Extension. Journal of Home Economics (JHEC). Vol. 5(1)
Pp 54-62

6. Jenkwe, L. and Ivande, P.D (2015). Utilization of Soyabean Dishes for the Nutritional
Benefits of Rural Farm families in Makurdi LGA. Journal of Home Economics (JHEC) Vol. 5
No. 1 pp 102-109.

7. Ivande, P.D, and Agwu, A.E. (2015). Mass Media Programmes for HIV/AIDS Education to
Rural Farmers for Healthy Life style. Journal of Home Economics Research (JHER)Vol.22
No 1. Pp 1-10

8. Ivande, P.D, Igbokwe, E.M & Olaolu, M.O (2015). Changes in the Intra-household Roles in
Agriculture among Tiv Farming household in Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension.
Vol. 19(2) December 2015. Pp 115-125.,
9. Ivande, P.D. (2015). Socio-Cultural and Economic Factors that Influence Agricultural
Activities of Categories of Married Women among the Tiv of Nigeria. NSUK Journal of
Science& Technology. Vol.5. No 2 ISSN:1597-5527. Pp 123-129

10. Ugboji, A.U.; Kingsley,H.O. & Ivande, P.D. (2016). Farmers’ Attitudes towards Family
Planning Programmes in Selected Rural Communities of Benue State,Nigeria. Journal of
Home Economics Research (JHER) Vol 23, No 1, ISSN 1118-0021. Pp 34-43

11. Agbo, D.A., Ivande, P.D. and Enenche, F.O. (2017). Assessment Of Consumer Awareness And Adherence To Clothing Usage And Care Information in Otukpo, Benue State. Anglo American publications, USA LLC. ISBN: 978-1-946782-00-7, Pp 102-113.

12. Ejembi,S.A., Obekpa, H.O. & Ivande, P.D. (2017). Perceptions of Gender Issues in
Agricultural Resource Management among Rural Dwellers in Benue State, Nigeria.
Journal of Asian Rural Studies (JARS) 1(2):145-151 ISSN:2548-3269

13. Ivande, P.D., Ugboji, A.U. & Ojike,P.M. (2017). Causes of Spousal Abuse among Rural
Farming Households in Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Home Economics Research (JHER)
Vol 24, No. 2, ISSN 1118-0021. Pp 237-247

14. Ivande, P.D., Ugboji, A.U. & Ojike,P.M. (2018). Family Planning Methods Utilization by
Rural Farm families in Ugbokolo Community, Benue State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of
Education, Health and Technology Research (NJEHETR).Vol.10 ISSN 2251-0087. Pp 65-70

15. Ivande, P.D., Ugboji, A.U. & Ojike,P.M. (2018). Role of Information and Communication
Technology as an Extension Education Service in Improving Livelihood Activities in Rural
Communities in Benue State. Journal of Agricultural Education Teachers’ Association of
Nigeria, (AETAN).Vol.2, No.1, 40-45, March 2018

16. Olaolu, M.O., Agwu, E.A., Ivande, P.D., & Olaolu, T.A. (2018). E-Readiness of Public
Extension Personnel for Service Delivery in Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural
Extension. Vol. 22(2) June 2018.


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