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Dr. Hilda Chia Eta


Agric. Extension & Rural Sociology


Lecturer II


[email protected]

About Dr. Hilda Chia Eta

Dr Eta Hilda joined the services of the University of Calabar, in the rank of Lecturer II in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology in 2016. She holds a B.Agric. (Agronomy) degree from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria in 1999. She was latter awarded M.Sc. degree in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development by the same University in 2000. In 2015, she obtained a PhD degree in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development from the University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Dr Eta’s research focus is in Environmental Extension and general issues in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development. During the time spent in the University system, Dr Eta has been teaching, researching and mentoring thereby contributing to the growth of the University. She has successfully supervised eight undergraduate students. She has attended and presented a paper in a locally organized professional conference. Dr Eta has published eight journal articles in both local and international peer reviewed academic journals. She has served her Department, Faculty and University in several capacities as the examination officer from 2016 to 2018. Currently, she is the Chairman, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology Graduate Committee. She is a member of the quality assurance committee of her department and is a representative of the Faculty Board of Agriculture, Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management to the Faculty of Management Sciences Board, University of Calabar. She is a member of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria. She is happily married.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateBaptist Primary School, Bamenda19761982
GCE (O' Level) Certificate ST Augustine's College, Bamenda19831988
GCE ( A Level) CertificateSt Augustine's College19881991
B AgricUniversity of Ibadan19921999
MSc. Agric Extension and Rural DevelopmentUniversity of Ibadan19992000
PhD Agric Extension and Rural DevelopmentUniversity of Calabar 20102015

S/N Publication
Eta, H, C., Idiku F.O., & Dan, U. N.(2019). Perceived effects of quarry activities on Arable crop production in Calabar Agricultural zone , Cross River State, Nigeria. Direct Research Journal of Agriculture and Food Science, 7(6), 144-146.
Elemi, G,F., Eta, H. C., & Ikann, F.F. (2018) Factors influencing labour supply among Rural women in Akpabuyo LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry, and Environment, 3(1), 126-136.
Eta, H. C., & Elemi, G, F.(2018) Linkage mechanisms for climate change adaptation among actors of yam and cassava innovation system, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Environment, 3(1), 21-31.
Tijani-Eniola, H., Nwagwu, F.A., & Mungong, H.C. (2000): Influence of Tillage and Cover Crops on weed control in Cocoyam Field in Ibadan, South Western Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Weed Science, 13, 39-44.
Idiku, F.O., Abang, S.O., Angba, A.O., Ndifon, H.M., Eta H.C. & Elem, E. (2011): Bridging the Global Digital Divide for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Socio-economic Development in the Third World. International Journal of Development Studies, 3(2) , 66-77.
Angba, A.O., Eta, H.C. & Angba, C.W. (2018). Knowledge Sharing and Learning Mechanisms for Climate Change Adaptation among Key Stakeholders of Yam and Cassava Production in Cross River State, Nigeria .Journal of Teaching and Education.8(1) 165-174
Angba, A.O., Eta H.C. & Elem E.E. (2010). Research-Extension-Farmers Linkage sources in Northern Cross River State Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology, 2(2), 123-132
Odebode, S.O.,& Mungong, C.H. (2001). Poverty Alleviation Strategies of Rural Households in Mezam Division, North-West Province, Cameroon. Moor Journal of Agricultural Research. 2(2) 179-185
Eta, H.C., & Angba, A.O. (2017): Climate Change Adaptation in Yam and Cassava Production, Cross River State, Nigeria: The Role of Higher Educational Institutions. In Leal.Filho W. (ed.).Climate Change Research at Universities: Addressing the Mitigation and Adaptation Challenges.Springer International Publishing, Printforce, Netherlands, 275-289.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
21st Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) annual conference.Repositioning Agricultural Extension for Sustainable Agricultural Development and National Economic Regeneration, held the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria.2016-04-172016-04-20