Institut für Ernährungswirtschaft und Verbrauchslehre

Lebenslauf (in englisch)

Date of birth 10.10.1980
Nationality Nigerian


Education and Training
11/2011  Ph.D student at the Department of Food Economics and Consumption Studies, University of Kiel, Germany
09/2010 M.Sc Agricultural Economics, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
10/2005 B.Tech. (Agricultural Economics and Extension), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Nigeria
06/2006 Certificate in Data Processing (SPSS,CSPro),Online Computer Academy Kano, Nigeria


Work Experience
2008 Research and Academic Staff,  Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
2007 - 2008 Part – Time Academic Staff, Department of Cooperative Economics and Management, Kano State Polytechnic, Nigeria
2003 - 2004 Internship at Kano State Agricultural Supply Company, Nigeria


Teaching Experience

Courses taught at Bayero University Kano

2008 - 2011 Production Economics, Farm Management and Accounting, AEE5202
2008 Agricultural Policy and Development, AEE5208
2008 - 2011 Economics of Livestock Production, ANS5209
2009 Farm Business Management, AEC3203
2010 Introduction to Econometrics, AEE5308

Courses taught at Kano State Polytechnic

03/2008 - 06/2008 Agricultural Marketing, CST428
03/2007 - 06/2007 Agricultural Economics, CST324
07/2007 - 09/2007 Fundamentals of Agriculture, CST325
07/2008 - 09/2008 General Agriculture, CST124


Research Experience

I have supervised more than ten (10) University undergraduate students’ research. In addition, I have participated as a Socioeconomic Specialist in several Capacity Building and Development Projects in Northern Nigeria commissioned by International Donor Agencies - such as 

  • UNICEF/OVC (Nov., 2009 to Feb, 2010),  
  • JICA/SMEDAN (May, 2010 to Sept, 2010),  
  • DFID/PrOpCom (Dec 2010 - to -Feb, 2011),  
  • AGRA/IITA/KNARDA/BUK (April, 2010 to August, 2011),  
  • World Bank/FADAMA (March, 2011),  
  • Sasakawa-Global/USAID/MARKETS(March to June, 2011)

in collaboration with States and Federal Governments of Nigeria.

PhD Thesis 

Climate Change, Farm Productivity and Nutritional Status of Farm Households in Northern Nigeria

Scholarships and Awards
2004 Federal Government Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduate Students in Nigerian University
2008 - 2010 Bayero University Kano (BUK)/ National University Commission Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies in Nigeria
2011 MacArthur Foundation/BUK Scholarship for Ph.D studies