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Dr. Oliver Okey Oji

Lecurer II
Forestry & Wildlife Res. MGT.

Dr. Oliver Enuoh is a lecturer in the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management, University of Calabar, Nigeria. He undertook his Master’s degree in biodiversity conservation at Yale University (School of Forestry and Environmental Studies), USA, and doctorate degree at The University of Reading, UK, with the support of the Ford Foundation and Commonwealth Scholarship respectively. He is a restoration ecologist and forest biodiversity conservation specialist with several years of field experience at home and abroad on the subject. He is a Commonwealth Scholar, Ford Foundation International Fellow, Compton Foundation Fellow, World Bank Consultant on UN-REDD (Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) Programme in developing countries, and former Africa Representative on the Board of Directors of Society for Ecological Restoration International, Washington DC. His areas of research interests are (a) tropical biodiversity conservation challenges in a globally changing climate, (b) the natural and social underpinnings of flora and fauna species depletion and extinction in tropical parks and protected areas, (c) ecological assessments and ecological restoration in government forest reserves and community forests, (d) urban ecologies and ex-situ conservation initiatives, (e) oil activities, coastal water pollution and aquatic biodiversity conservation in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, and (f) UN-REDD Programme challenges in developing countries.

Enuoh, O.O.O. and Bisong, F.E. (2014). Biodiversity conservation and commercial bushmeat hunting challenges in African parks and protected areas: A critical review and synthesis of the literature. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, vol. 4(15): 39 – 57.

Enuoh, O. O. O. and Bisong F. E. (2015). Colonial forest policies and tropical deforestation:The case of Cross River State, Nigeria.Open Journal of Forestry, 2015, 5: 66 - 79.

Enuoh, O.O.O. (2014). Parks and Communities: Assessing the social impacts of the creation of Cross River National Park, using the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, vol. 4(21): 140 – 154.

Enuoh, O.O.O. (2014). Buffer Zone Communities, Fishing Practices, and Biodiversity Conservation in Cross River National Park, Nigeria. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, vol. 4(22): 88 – 98.

Enuoh, O. O. O. and Bisong, F. E. (2014). Global Sustainable Development Agenda: An Implication for Conservation Challenges in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development, vol. 7 (4): 211 – 224.

Enuoh, O.O.O. and Bisong, F.E. (2014). Rural livelihoods vulnerabilities and commercial bushmeat hunting challenges in Cross River National Park, Nigeria. Natural Resources, 2014, 5: 822 - 836.

Enuoh, O.O.O. (2009). Making Sense of Borders: Parks, Rural Livelihoods and Commercial Bushmeat Hunting in Africa. A paper presented at the 2009 Conference of the South African Sociological Association (SASA), on June 28th – July 3rd, at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. See 2009 papers at: http:

Enuoh, O.O.O. (2012). Coastal Water Pollution and Marine Biodiversity at the Cross River Estuary, of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. A paper presented at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) meeting (Sixteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice) tagged “Oceans, Coasts, Islands: Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets” at Montreal – Canada, on 30thApril to 5th May 2012. See 17 - 19.

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International Best practices on Micro and Rural Finance in Nigeria.
organised by the World Bank, at NiconNoga Hilton Hotel (now TRANSCORP HOTEL), Abuja.
Start: Tuesday 12th September, 2000
End: Friday 15th September, 2000
for Social Justice (LSJ) Workshop for Ford Foundation International Fellows.
organised by the Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program (IFP), at Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA.
Start: Monday 12th June, 2006
End: Saturday 17th June, 2006
World Conference on forest ecological restoration.
at San Jose, California, USA.
Start: Thursday 23rd August, 2007
End: Tuesday 28th August, 2007
Workshop on Participatory Governance Assessment (PGA) for Nigeria.
UN-REDD Programme in Cross River State, at Franphinas Hotel Calabar.
Start: Wednesday 16th January, 2013
End: Friday 18th January, 2013
Common Property and Natural Resources Management Conference.
organised by the International Association for the Study of Common Property (IASCP) at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. Attendance sponsored by the Ford Foundation.
Start: Wednesday 5th June, 1996
End: Sunday 9th June, 1996
15th Congress of the South African Sociological Association.
at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Start: Sunday 28th June, 2009
End: Thursday 2nd July, 2009
African rainforests and the conservation of biodiversity.
organised by EARTHWATCH EUROPE, at the Limbe Botanic Garden, Cameroon.
Start: Friday 17th January, 1997
End: Friday 24th January, 1997
World conference on forest ecological restoration at Perth, Western Australia.
Actively participated in my capacity as Africa Representative on the Board of Directors of SER (SOCIETY FOR ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION INTERNATIONAL).
Start: Thursday 20th August, 2009
End: Sunday 23rd August, 2009
Cross River State Environment Summit.
at Main Bowl, Cultural Centre Complex, Calabar: Served as Chairman, Technical Committee.
Start: Wednesday 25th June, 2008
End: Saturday 28th June, 2008
5th Compton Foundation Leadership Conference (for Compton Foundation Fellows).
at Camp Miniwanca, Lake Michigan, USA.
Start: Friday 16th September, 2005
End: Monday 19th September, 2005
Bushmeat Hunting Challenges and Biodiversity Conservation in Africa.
organised by the Zoological Society of London.
Start: Tuesday 16th March, 2010
End: Friday 19th March, 2010
Workshop on Nigeria (Cross River State) REDD Stakeholders’ Forum.
organised by UNEP / UNDP, at Channel View Hotel, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Thursday 7th May, 2015
End: Friday 8th May, 2015
United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD).
tagged “Oceans, Coasts, Islands: Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets” at Montreal – Canada.
Start: Monday 30th April, 2012
End: Saturday 5th May, 2012
The UN and global sustainable development challenges in the 21st century.
at the UN Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.
Start: Thursday 10th March, 2011
End: Sunday 13th March, 2011
No Results for Grants/Awards Received