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Dr. Eucharia Agom Ajah


Agricultural Economics


Lecturer I


[email protected]

About Dr. Eucharia Agom Ajah

Dr. Eucharia Agom Ajah joined the services of the University of Calabar as a Lecturer two in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension. She was promoted to the rank of a Lecturer one in 2016. She graduated from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension in 1998 with a B.Agric degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension. She was awarded M.Sc degree in Agricultural Economics in 2006 and Ph.D degree in 2013 with specialization in Agricultural Finance from the University of Calabar. Her research interest are in the area of agricultural credits, rural financing, poverty studies, investment analysis, Farm accounting, Agribusiness etc. She has been teaching, researching, mentoring and contributing to the graduation of students in the University. She is currently supervising some post graduate students who are at various stages of completion. She is a teacher par excellent. She has Co- authored over twenty three articles in both local and international journals and has attended several conferences and has presented papers. In 2017 she was a resource person in the N- Power programme of train the trainers’ workshop in Cross River State. She is a member Farm Management Association of Nigeria. (FAMAN), Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE) and Africa Farm Management Association (AFAM). She is married with four lovely kids.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCPrimary School Asu-Egbe Four Corners Ikom, Ikom LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria19791985
Junior Secondary School CertificateHoly Child Secondary School, Ikom, Cross River State, Nigeria19851987
Senior Secondary School CertificateGovernent Science School, Obubra Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria 19881990
B.Agric (Agricultural Economics and Extension)University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria19921998
M.Sc (Agricultural Economics)University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria20002006
P.hD (Agricultural Finance)University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria20062013

S/N Publication
Ajah, E. A., & Eko, D. E.(2018). Effect of Operational Guidelines of Bank of Agriculture on Loan Disbursement and Repayment Performance of Lending Schemes in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria. Multi- Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspective, 7(2), 166-174.
Ajah, E. A., & Edet, U. F.(2018). Determinants of Poverty Status among Fluted Pumpkin Farmers in Onna Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry & Environment, 3(1), 204-215.
Itam, K. O., Ajah, E. A., & Udoeyop M. J. (2018). Comparative Cost and Return analysis of Cassava Production by Adopters and non- Adopters of Improved Cassava Varieties among farmers in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 17(1), 33-41.
Ajah, E. A, Itam, K. O, Elemi, G. F., & Eniang, S. V. (2017). Determinants of Savings in Calabar Agricultural zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance, 8(4), 45-54.
Enimu, S., Eyo E. O., & Ajah, E. A. (2017). Determinants of Loan Repayment among Agricultural micro finance group members in Delta State Nigeria. Journal of Financial Innovation, 3(21), 1-12.
Ajah, E. A., Ofem, U. I., & Udom, U. I. (2017). Performance of Rural Credit Market in Eket Agricultural Zone of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 10 (8), 13-21.
Ajah, E. A., & Egbonyi, L. B. (2017). Impact of Micro Credit on Poverty Alleviation Among Female Headed Yam Farmers in Yakurr Local Government Area , Cross River State , Nigeria. Merit Journal of Business and Management, 5(2), 41-51.
Ajah, E. A, Igiri, J. A., & Ekpenyong, H. B.(2017). Determinants of Access to Credit among Rice Farmers in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 16(1), 43-51.
Ajah, E. A., & Eniang , S. V. (2016). Strategies for Effective Savings Mobilizations. A Case Study of selected Savings Institutions in Calabar Agricultural zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research in Arts & Humanities, 1(1), 5-13.
Ohen, S. B., & Ajah E. A (2015). Cost and return analysis in small scale rice production in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science, 5(1), 22-27.
Itam, K. O., Ajah, E. A., Ofem, U. I., & Abam, O. E. (2015).Technical Effeciency Analysis of small scale cassava farmers in Cross River State, Nigeria: A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach. Journal of Applied Economics and Finance, 2(4), 10-18.
Chikezie C, Ibekwe, U. C., Ohajianya, D.O, Orebiyi J.S, Ehirim N.C., Henri-Ukoha , A, Nwaiwu, U. U. O, Ajah, E. A., Essien U. A, Anthony, G., & Oshaji I. O (2015). Effect of Climate Change on Food Crop Production in Southeast, Nigeria: A co- integration model Approach. International Journal of Weather, Climate change and Conservation Research, 2(1), 47-56.
Elemi G. F. Angba A. O. Ajah, E. A., Agube, E. I., & Idiku, F. O. (2015). Effect of National Special Program for Food Security on Cassava Output Among Rural Farmers in Cross River State. International Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 1(2), 17-25.
Ajah, E. A., Eyo, E. O., & Ofem, U. I. (2014). Analysis of Creditworthiness and Loan Repayment Among Bank of Agriculture Loan Beneficiaries (Poultry Farmers) in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Livestock Production, 5(9), 155-164.
Ajah, E. A., Eyo, E. O., Ohen, S. B., & Asuquo, I. A. (2014). Comparative Assessment of Loan Utilization and Repayment by Small Scale Crop versus Poultry Farmers in Cross River State Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture Biotechnology and Ecology, 7(1), 38-47.
Itam, K. O., Ajah E. A., & Agbachom, E. E. (2014). Analysis of Determinants of Cassava Production and Profitability in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Business Research, 7(12), 128-135.
Asuquo, I., Ofem, U., & Ajah, E. (2014). Credit Reserve and the Demand For Agriculture loans in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Biology Agriculture and Health Care, 4 (16), 17-22.
Ajah, E. A., Itam, K. O., & Asuquo, I. A., (2014). Analysis of Cooperative Societies Effectiveness in Credit Delivery to Agricultural Enterprises in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State, Nigeria. Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 4(8), 354-361.
Ajah, E. A., Eyo, E. O., & Abang, S. O. (2013). Repayment Performance among Cassava and Yam Farmers under Nigerian Agricultural Bank Smallholders Loan Scheme in Cross River State, Nigeria. British Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, 3(4), 453-467.
Ajah, E. A., Ohen, S. B., Asuquo, A. I., & Elemi, G. F. (2013). Evaluation of the Operational Performance of the Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB) in Cross River State. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 12 (1), 109-115.
Agom, D. I. & Ajah, E. A., & Ojua, T. A. (2010). Discriminant Analysis of Factors that Distinguish between users and non-users of Micro Credit in Agriculture. Journal of Agriculture,Biotechnology & Ecology, 3(1), 66-74.
Ohen, S. B. Agom, D. I., & Ajah, E.A. (2009). The nature of competition in Rice Marketing System in South-Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development, 6(2 ), 35-43.
Nkang, N. M. Ajah, E. A. Abang, S. O., & Edet, E. O. (2007). Investment in Cocoa Production in Nigeria: A Cost and Return Analysis of three Cocoa Production Management Systems in Cross River State Cocoa Belt. Journal of Central European Agriculture, 8 (1), 81-90.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
NAAE 16th Annual Conference held at Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil. Conference theme: Agricultural Projects and National DevelopmentEyo,E. O, Asuquo,I.A, Ofem,U.I,& Ajah, E. A.(2015). Agricultural Projects in Cross River State: Suggestion for Success of the Value Addition Policy. 2015-10-190201-10-22
NAAE 17th Annual Conference held at Federal University of Technology , Owerri. Ajah, E.A, Ofem, U. I, Asuquo, I.A, Eyo, E.O, Edet O.G. & Ekpenyong, H.B. (2016). Credit Sources and Poverty among Rice Farmers in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. 2016-10-172016-10-20
11th Bi ennial Congress of Afssrica Farm Management Association (AFMA). Held at NAF Conference Centre and Suites Garki 2 Abuja. Conference Theme: Revitalization of African Economy Through Sustainable Agricultural Development.Ajah, E.A. Ofem, U. I .& Bessong , B. B.(2018). Determinants of informal credit demandAmong Female Pineapple farmers in Boki Local Government Area , Cross River State Nigeria. 2018-11-042018-11-09