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Mrs. Mfonobong Okokon Effiong


Agricultural Economics


Assistant Lecturer


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About Mrs. Mfonobong Okokon Effiong

Mrs. Effiong is an academic staff of the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Calabar, Calabar. She is into teaching, research, and community development. She had her first degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension from the University of Calabar, Calabar in 2011 and her Masters in Agricultural Economics from the University of Calabar, Calabar (2016). She is currently specializing in Resource and Environmental Economics in her PhD, at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is an expertise in Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, Land and natural resource economics, Data analysis, Cost-benefit analysis, feasibility studies amongst others. She is a member of Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist (NAAE), African Association of Agricultural Economist (AAAE), and Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FMAN). She has published several articles in peer reviewed journals.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCSacred Heart Cathedral International, Nursery/Primary School, Calabar, Nigeria 19911996
SSCEDuke Town Secondary School, Calabar, Nigeria 19962002
B.AgricUniversity of Calabar,Calabar, Nigeria. 20052011
M.Sc. Agricultural EconomicsUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. 20132016

S/N Publication
Nwajesus, A. O., Formati, U. T. & Effiong, M.O. (2019). Fertilizer Policy of 2010-2015 and Changes in Farmers Fertilizer Use and Revenue in Taraba State, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension, 23 (2), 154-162.
Onyekuru, N. A., Tikon, F. U., & Effiong, M.O. (2018). Structural effects of 2010-2015 Fertilizer Policy on farmers’ resource use in Nigeria: Evidence from Taraba State. Nigerian Agricultural Policy Research Journal, 4(1),13-31.
Effiong, M. O., & Ogbonna, C. U. (2017). Ecosystem Perception among Artisanal Fishermen: A Case Study of Akpabuyo and Bakassi Coastal Fishing Communities in Cross River State, Nigeria. Annual Research & Review in Biology, 19(1), 1-11.
Etuk, E. A., & Effiong, M. O. (2016). Analysis of Market Prices of Selected Agricultural Commodities in Akwa Ibom State (1996-2014). Journal of Marketing and Consumer Research, 26: 1-6.
Odok, G. N., Ele, I. E., Udoe, P. O., & Nkang, M. O. (2016). Economic Evaluation of the Performance of Nigeria’s Fishery Sub-sector and the implication on sustainable domestic fish production (1981-2013). International Journal of Gender and Development Issues, 1 (7),137-147.
Etuk, E. A., Nkang, M. O., & Henshaw, E. P. (2015). Determinants of Poverty Status among Broiler Farmers in Calabar Meteropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 8(3), 9-14.
Effiong, J. B., Ijioma, J. C., & Effiong, M. O. (2015). Endogenous Determinants of Adoption of Improved Rubber Production Technologies among Farmers in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology, 8(4), 1-8.
Effiong,O. O., Ekpe, E. O., & Nkang, M. O. (2015). Feeding Value of Processed Horse Eye Bean Meal as Alternative Protein Source in Pullet Chicks Diets. Global Journal of Agriculture, 14(1),11-19.
Ele, I. E., & Nkang, M. O. (2015). Socioeconomics, Cost and returns and technical efficiency of Bonga fishermen in the Lower Cross River Basin- Nigeria. Globe Business and Economic Research Journal, 4(6), 1-20.
Nkang, M. O. & Effiong, J. B. (2015). The influence of consumer’s perception in pork and poultry meat consumption in Calabar south LGA of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural Science Research, 4(5), 86-91.
Ele, I. E., & Nkang, M. O. (2014). Analysis of Production Determinants and Technical Efficiency in Crayfish Production in the Lower Cross River Basin- Nigeria. Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Science, 2(11), 30-36.
Ele, I. E., & Nkang, M. O. (2014). Structure and Efficiency of Crayfish Marketing in Major Markets in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 16(4), 26-32.
Nkang, M. O., & Ele, I. E.(2014). Technical Efficiency of Cassava Producers in Ikom Agricultural Zone of Cross River State- Nigeria. Journal of Research in Agriculture and Animal Science, 2(10),9-15.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
Deutsher Akademisher Austauschdienst (DAAD) - German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship Award (under the In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme $ 6,920,000.00Deutsher Akademisher Austauschdienst(DAAD)2017-09-25

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
15th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist (NAAE).Economic Analysis of Cassava Production in Ikom Agricultural Zone of Cross River State.2014-10-132014-10-17
2016 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economist (NAAE), FUT-OWERRI.Fish Import Demand in Nigeria (1971-2013)2016-10-132016-10-17
Centre for Biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management (CEBEM), University of Lagos, Nigeria.Understanding the Underlining Causes of Soil Erosion and Effectiveness of Prevention and Control Strategies in Anambra State Nigeria; Implication for Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation.2019-07-082019-07-12
6th Annual Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economist (AAAE). Understanding the Nexus of Households’ Attributes and Climate Change Mitigation Behavior: Empirical Evidence from Nsukka Area of Nigeria.2019-09-232019-09-25