Amadi, Mark Umunna

Assistant Lecturer

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First Name Mark
Middle Name (initial) Umunna
Surname Amadi
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Programme Agricultural Economics and Extension
Department Agriculture
Faculty Agriculture

Biography (Education/Professional Experience/Professional Accomplishments)

Amadi, Mark Umunna is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Agriculture (Economics) at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (AE-FUNAI), Ebonyi State; he has also served in a graduate assistantship capacity at the Department of Economics and Development Studies. He obtained a first degree in Agricultural Economics (University of Abuja), an M.Sc. in Applied Labour Economics for Development (University of Turin, Italy) and an Executive Master from the Sciences Po, Paris, France. Mr. Mark teaches in both Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness & Management programmes of the Faculty of Agriculture, AE-FUNAI.  He also handles the Economics courses for the JUPEB programme of the Centre for Educational Services AE-FUNAI. He is passionate about human capacity development opportunities and does his due diligence in knowledge transfer of Economic thoughts. Mr. Mark is enrolled as a Ph.D student in the Department of Agricultural Economics of the Federal University of Technology Owerri. He has his interests set on Development Economics, Agricultural Production and Policy, Environmental and Resource Economics, Agribusiness Management, Macroeconomics and Labour Economics. He has made some effort in research and academic literature, having contributed articles in notable journals like; Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, Sustainability, International Journal of Agricultural Research Governance and Ecology, AIMS Agriculture and Food, Journal of Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics and Extension Research Studies. Mark is an individual very motivated to explore and excel in academics and community developmental concerns; he has also been involved in USAID and Tetfund sponsored researches in community level issues in Ebonyi State.

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), France Executive master Dec, 2017
2 Universitá degli studi di torino, Italy MSc. march, 2017
3 University of Abuja B.Agric (Econs) 2012


Research Interests

1 Agricultural Resource Economics
2 Agricultural Environmental Economics
3 Labour Economics
4 Development Economics
5 Agribusiness Management
6 Agricultural Projects Evaluation and Policies



1 Onyeneke, R.U., Amadi, M.U. and Anosike, F.C. (2019) Biofortification in Nigeria: A systematic review. Aims Agriculture and Food, 4(4):892-906. DOI:10.3934/agrfood.2019.4.892.
2 Onyeneke, R.U., Nwajiuba, C.A., Munonye, J.O., Igebri, C.O., Aligbe, J.O. and Amadi, M.U. (2019) Migration and Agricultural Investments in the South-East, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension, 23(4):130-143.
3 Onyeneke, R. U., Nwajiuba, C. A., Igberi, C. O., Amadi, M. U., Anosike, F. U., Oko-Isu, A., Munonye, J., Uwadoka, C. and Adeolu, A. I. (2019) Impacts of child caregivers’ nutrition knowledge and food market accessibility on preschool children’s dietary diversity in remote communities in SouthEast Nigeria. Sustainability, 11(6):1688.
4 Onyeneke, R. U., Igberi, C. O, Aligbe, J. O. and Amadi, M. U. (2018) Prioritising sustainable agricultural practices in a changing climate: empirical evidence from Ebonyi State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural Research and Governance 14(3): 308-320.
5 Onyeneke, R. U. , Nwajiuba, C. U., Mmagu, C. J., Aligbe, J. O., Uwadoka, C.O., Igberi, C. O. and Amadi, M. U. (2017) Impact of Adoption of Improved Cook-Stove on Different Components of Household Welfare in Rural Communities in Nigeria: The Case of Save80 Cook-Stove in Kaduna. Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 37 (4): 1327-1338.


6 Alabi, O. O., Amadi, M. U. and Ijir, T. S. (2014) Determinants of Gross Income among Small Scale Sorghum Producers in Gwagwalada Area Council, Abuja, Nigeria. Agricultural Economics and Extension Research Studies 3 (1): 15-25.
7 Alabi, O. O., Coker, A. A. and Amadi, M. U. (2013) Economic Analysis of Poultry Egg Production in Gwagwalada and Kuje Area of Abuja, Nigeria. Agricultural Economics and Extension Research Studies 2 (1): 64-69.


1 Research team member/Enumerator, Michigan State University USAID Community Level Climate Adaptation Study in Ebonyi State.
2 Research Team Member/Enumerator, Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Tetfund Sponsorship Research on Goat Husbandary in South-Eastern Nigeria.

Grants and Fellowships

1 AE-FUNai Tetfund research on climate change and rice value chain in ebonyi state, 2019




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