SIMON AMEH EJEMBI


SIMON AMEH EJEMBI
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Email: amesimon72@gmail.com
Phone: 08035678141 , 07039683311
Gender: Male

Biography

Dr. Mr. EJEMBI, SIMON AMEH is a Senior lecturer born on 3rd April, 1972 art Okpokwu, Benue State Nigeria. he is married with kids. He had his first appointment on October 25, 1999 while he was confirmed on December 19, 2001. On October 1, 2013, he was promoted to the rank of a Senior Lecturer in the department of Agriculture, Federal University , Makurdi. He had many published papers, journals , thesis and books. His educational Qualifications are listed below:

PhD (Agricultural Extension and Rural sociology) 2009
M.Sc. (Agricultural Extension and Communication) 2004
Diploma in Computer Studies 1998
B. Agriculture (Agricultural Economics) 1997
WAEC 1988
First School Leaving Certificate 1979

Below are list of trainings he attended:
Capacity Building in Agricultural Education in Nigeria (CBAEN), Training the Trainers programme organized by Bann University of Applied Sciences, School of Agricultural Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL) at ARMTI and Federal College Agriculture, Akure between 13th and 19th September 2015.

Leadership Training Workshop organized by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) held at the National Secretariat, Ahuja, 10-llth March, 2014

Advance Social Research Process and Methodology organized by ChenConsult at Makurdi Benue State between 19-20th April, 2013

International Colloquium on Entrepreneurship Education and Research in Nige~ian Higher Education organized by the Centre for African Entrepreneurship Research and Training (CAERT) Bayero University Kana, July 19th, 2011.

Special Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps Workshop on Inculcating Safety Habit into Youth in Nigeria held at the Bunnies Resort, Makurdi, Nigeria 23rd August, 2010.5.

Memberships

International Sociological Association (ISA) CONFERENCES

Association of International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE)

Rural Sociological Association ofNigeria (RuSAN) (Asst Sec. 1)

Agricultural Extension Society ofNigeria (AESON)

Society for Gender in Agriculture and Rural Development (SOGARD)- General Secretary. CONFERENCESATTENDED

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
• 31 st Annual Conference of the Association of International Agricultural Extension and Education on Competence and Excellence in Extension and Education held at Wageningin, the Netherlands April27 May 1. 2015.

XXVth Conference of the European Society of Rural Sociology (ESRS) on Rural resilience and vulnerability: The rural as locus of solidarity and conflict in times of crisis held at Florence, Italy July 29 August 1, 2013.

International Conference on Toward Sustainable Global Health held at the International Conference Centre, Bonn, Germany, May 9-11.

Fourth International Inter-Disciplinary Colloquium on Orality, Literacy and Diversity held at the University ofZululand, KZN, South Africa. October 8-1 1.

ii. LOCAL CONFERENCES
25th Annual Congress of the Rural Sociological Association of Nigeria (RuSAN) held at Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria 9-12th October, 2016.

National Conference on "Just Governance": The Nigerian Biosafety Act, and GMOs, Implications for Nigerians and Africa at Reinz Continental Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. May 24-26, 2016.

24th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) held at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria 11-15 October, 2015

23rd Annual Congress of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA)
held at the University ofBenin 15-17 October, 2014.

22nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) held at the University ofUyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, October I 5-4th 2013.

18th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) held at Nasarawa State University, Lafia, Nigeria, April 21 51 -25th, 2013.

20th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) mheld at the University oflbadan, Nigeria, 7-11October, 2012

19th Annual Conference ofNigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA) held at Federal College of Agricultur~l Produce Technology, Kano. October 1 0-14th,2011.
• 15th Annual Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) held at Obafemi Awolowo University, Jle-Ife, May 10-14,2010.

Annual conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at Ebonyi State
University, Abakiliki, October 19-23, 2008

151 Annual Conferen~e of the Society for Gender in Agriculture and Rural Development held at the University of Agriculture, Makurdi. April 25-28, 2008. 11

13th Annual conference of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), held at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, April; 8- 11 , 2008.

20th Annual /Conference of the Farm •Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN), held at Jos, Plateau State, September 18-21 ,2006.

lOth Annual Conference of Agricultural Extension Society ofNigeria (AESON) at National Cereal Research Institute (NCRI) Badeggi, Nigeria State, Nigeria. June 14-17,2005.
2nd Annual Conference of Indig~nous Knowledge Systems at the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria. September, 2004.

Fourth International Inter-Disciplinary Colloquium on Orality, Literacy and Diversity held at the University of Zululand, KZN, South Africa, October 8-11, 2004.

18th Annual Conference of F AMAN held at the University of Calabar, Nigeria, November 24-28, 2003 ..

Publications

JOURNAL PAPERS

Ejembi, S. A., Salau, E. S. and Naswem, A. A. (2016). Analysis of the Role of Women in Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Oju Local Government Area, Benue State. Journal of Agricultural Economics and Extension. Vol. 2. No 283. 38-45

Ejembi, S. A., Attah, A. J. and Damulak, J. S. (20 15). Rol~s of Credit Institutions in the Improvement of Rural Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation in Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State. Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology Vol. 15(2), pp 75-79.

Attah, A. J. and Ejembi, S. A. (2015). Differential Thresholds of Farmers' and Public Extension Agents Perceptions of Benefits of Cost Sharing in Extension Service Delivery in Benue and Nasarawa States, Nigeria. European Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Research Vol. 1 (3). pp 15-27.

Adiu, K.B, Ejembi, S. A. and Ejembi, E. P. (2015). Effects of Farmers' Socioeconomic Characteristics on Discontinuance of Improved Potato Production Technologies in Plateau State. Journal of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Science. Vol. 1,pp 192-202.

v. Ejembi, S. A. , Ivande, P. D. and Otene, V. A. (2015). Unhygienic Food Processing Practices among Small Scale Agro Allied Entreprenuers in Makurdi and Zaria, Nigeria: Challenges for Extension Education and Training. International Journal ofResearch in Agricultural Sciences 2 (1) 16-19.

vi. Ejembi, S. A., Iorliam, M. N. and Attah, A. J. (2014). Effects of Youth Migration on the attainment of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda in Kwande Local Government Area, Benue State, Nigera. Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology. Vol 15(1) 99-104.

VII. Ejembi, S.A., Attah, A.J., and A tala, T.K. (20 14). Effects of Psychological Factors on Efficient Community Resource Management Practices and Sustainable Development in Okpokwu Local Government Area, Benue State, Nigeria. Benue Journal of Sociology, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria. 5(2). Pp56-71

viii. Ejembi, S.A., Abah, E.E. and Attah, A.J. (2014). Effects of Socio-Cultural Factors Affecting Agricultural Training Programmes in Zone C of Benue Agricultural and Rural Development Programmes (BNARDA) Volume 3, Issue 2, ISSN (Online) 23 19-1473

ix . *Omoregbee, F. E., Ighoro, A and Ejembi, S.A. (2013). Analysis of the Effects of Farmers' Characteristics in Poverty Status in Delta State. International Journal ofHumanities and Social Science Invention, ISSN (online), pp 11 - 16: Published by www.i jhss.org.

x. *Ejembi, S.A., Anteyi, E. and Otene, V.A. (20 11 ). Adoption of Modern Poultry Production Systems by Farmers in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State: Implications for Food Security. Journal of Educational Innovators (IEIN), Seifers Academic Press Limited, Makurdi, Nigeria. Vol. 4 No I. Pp 527-534.

xi. *Damisa, M. A., Yakubu, L. and Ejembi, S. A. (2011). Farmers' Propensity to Discontinue Adoption ofNeem Seed Extrct in Controlling Cowpea Insect Pests in Katsina State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology (special edition) Vol.20-23 Nos 1-2, ppl-8.

xii. *Ejembi, S.A., Okwu, O.J and Abubakar, B. (2010). Effective Leadership: Panacea for Controlling Greed and Corruption in Extension Practices in Benue State. Benue Journal of Sociology Vol 3 Nol. 85-95. Published by the Department of Sociology, Benue State University.

Xlll. *Okwu, O.J., Ejembi~ S.A. and Oguntolu, F.R. (2010). Folk Media Usage in Extension Service Delivery in Kaduna State. Global Approach to Extension Practice (GAEP). African Journal Online (AJOL) Vol. 6 No 2, pp 46-57. Published by the Journal of Agricultural Extension, Nigeria .

xiv. *Hyande, A.A., Achagh-Hyande, N. and Ejembi, S.A.(2010). Ineffective National Agricultural Extension Policy: Implication for Sustainable Agricultural Development. African Journal of Agricultural Research and Development Vol. 3 No. 3. 90-94 www.jrdionline.org. Published by Devon Science Company, Uyo, Nigeria.

xv. * Agada, M.O. and Ejembi, S.A. (2010). Gender Differences in Access to and Control over Resources in Soybean Production in Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Science and Technology Research Vol. 9 No.3. 67-73

xvi. *Ejembi, S.A. and Ogiji, P. (2007). A Comparative Analysis of Risks and Returns of Running Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises in Central Nigeria. Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 15 No I, pp 7-15. Published by Kamla-Raj Publishers, New Delhi, India.

xv11. *Okwoche V, Okwu, 0 and Ejembi, 8.(2006). "Obstacles in the Development and Delivery of Extension Educational Programmes for Farmers in Benue State". Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research Vol 2 1. pp 23-26 . Treasure Publishers, Nigeria. •

xviii. *Ejembi, E.P. and Ejembi, S.A. (2006) Analysis of the Production Decisions of Female Livestock Producers in Makurdi Local Government Area, Benue State: Implications for Agricultural • Development. Journal of Agricultural Extension.Vol.9, pp 56-62. Published by Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) ARMTI, Ilorin, Nigeria.

x1x. *EJEMBI, E.P. EJEMB~, S.A. and AGBULU, O.N. (2006). Food Chain Activities of Women i!l Agrarian Communities in Central Nigeria: mImplications for Rural Development. Journal of Human Ecology Vol.l9 No. 1. pp 63~67. Published by Kamla-Raj Enterprises, New Delhi-India.

xx.Ejembi, E.P. Omoregbee, F.E. and Ejembi, S. A. (2006). Farmers Assessment of the Training and Visit Extension System: Evidence from Barkin Ladi Plateau State, Nigeria. JournafofSocial Sciences Vol. 12 No.3, Pp207-212. Published by Kamla-Raj Publishers, New Delhi, India. •

xxi. *Ejembi, E.P. Ejembi, S.A. (2005). The State of the Nigerian Family: Implications for Agricultural Development. The Family Journal, Vol.2. Pp 30-38. Published by Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria.

xxii. *Ejembi, E.P. Ejembi S.A. and Onuminya, D. (2003) Discontinuance of Adoption of Innovations: A case of Improved Cassava Production Technologies in Benue State. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (JAST) Vol. 13 No I pp 12-20.BOOKS

*Ejembi, S. A. (2013) "Factors Affecting Resource Management Practices by Farmers in Okpokwu". Lambart Academic Publishing Company, Germany. 135p

BOOK CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS

*Okwu, O.J. Ejembi, S.A. and Odama, W.l. (2004) Evaluation of the Use of Indigenous System in Processing and Storage of Yam and Cassava in Yala Local Government of Cross River State, Nigeria. Book of Readings on Indigenous Processing, Storage and Marketing for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria. pp 109- 122. Published by CEKARD .Associates (Publishing Department), Makurdi, Nigeria.

EDITED PROCEEDING~

1. Ejembi, S.A. and Ejembi, E.P. (2013). Understanding Rural Community Resili"ence: Lessons from Rural Leadership Patterns in Benue State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the European Society of Rural Sociology (ESRS). 115-116. Published by Laboratorio di studi rurali SISMONDI, Pisa (Italy)

11. Ejembi, S.A., Ogwuche, F.O. and Ayua, E.T. (2013). Exploring the Essence of Culture in the Policies and Practices for Sustainable Rural Development in Benue State, Nigeria. Proceedings ofthe European Society ofRural Sociology. 215-216. Published by Laboratorio di studi rurali SISMONDI, Pisa (Italy).

111. *Ejembi, S.A. and Atala, T.K. (2010). 'Effects of Psycholoogical Factors on Efficient Community Resource Management Practices and Sustainable Development in Okpokwu Local Government Area, Benue State Nigeria". Proceedings of International Conference on Research and Development. Vol. 3 No. 19, pp 64-69. Published by Pan Company in Association with Minkah-Premo Co., Accra, Ghana.

*Ejembi, E.P. Ejembi, S.A. and Soma, J.T. (2008). An Assessment of the Agricultural Activities of Generations of Jukun Fisherfolk Women in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State. In: Gender Issues in Agriculture and rural Development, proceeding of Society for Gender in Agriculture and Rural Development (SOGARD). Pp 35-43. Published by JORDAS, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria.

*EjeQibi, S.A. Atala, T.K. and Ejembi, E.P. (2008). "Perceptions of Gender Issues in Okpokwu Local Government Area and their Implications for Community Resource Management. In: Gender Issues in Agriculture and rural Development, proceeding of Society for Gender in Agriculture and Rural Development (SOGARD), Pp 135-139. Published by JORDAS, University of mAgriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria.

*Ejembi, S.A., Okwu, OJ. and Okwoche, V.O. (2008). Socio-Political Considerations in the Formulation of a S~stainable National Extension Policy in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 13th Annual National Conference of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), pp 190-195. Published by AESONARMTI, Ilorin, Nigeria .

*Ejembi, S. A. Ejembi, E.P. and Okwoche, V.A. (2006). "Problems ofEffective Adoption Decision among. Farmers in Makurdi, Benue State: The relevance of Choice of Communication" . . Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON). Pp 335-341. Published by AESON, ARMTI, Ilorin, Nigeria

THESIS
i. *Ejembi, S.A. (2009). Factors Affecting Resource Management Practices by Farmers in Okpkowu Local Government Area, Benue •state, Nigeria. PhD dissertation submitted to the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

ii. *Ejembi, S.A. (2004). A Study of the Socio-Economic Characteristics of Agricultural Leaders in Zone C of the Benue State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (BNARDA). An M.Sc. thesis submitted to the Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.

iii. *Ejembi, S.A. (1997. Evaluation of the Performance of the Village Extension Agents in Benue State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (BNARDA: A case study of the Central Zone. Project submitted to the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria for the award of B. Agric. (Agricultural Economics).

INVITED PAPERS
i. Momoh, 0. M. and Ejembi, S. A. (2011). An Overview of the Role ofthe Local Government Agricultural Departments in Strengthening the Productivity of Rural Farmers in Benue State. Being presentation at a 3- Day Training Workshop for Agricultural Staff of Local Government Councils in Benue State on Improving Agricultural Productivity of Rural Farmers in Benue State, August 29-31. 7p

ii. Ejembi, S. A. (20 11 ). Accessing the Benefits of Agricultural Research for Enhanced Productivity and Sustainable Food Security in Benue State, Nigeria. Being presentation at a 3 - Day Training Workshop for Agricultural Staff of Local Government Councils in Benue State on Improving Agricultural Productivity of Rural Farmers in Benue State, August 29-31. 1 Op

iii. Ejembi, S. A. (20 I 0). Knowledge and Self Development. Being lecture delivered during the Mandatory Con~inuing Professional Education Programme by Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) March 18-19.

iv. Ejembi, S. A. (20 1 0). An Overview of Emotional Intelligence. Being paper presented at the Mandatory Continuing Educational Programme by Nigerian Institute of Management, Makurdi on November 4-5

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