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Mr. Uket Ikpi Ofem


Agricultural Economics


Lecturer II


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About Mr. Uket Ikpi Ofem

Mr. Uket Ikpi Ofem joined the services of the University of Calabar as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension on the 17th of December, 2013. He was promoted to the rank of a Lecturer two effective first October, 2017. He graduated from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension in the year 2000 with a Bachelor of Agriculture (Hons.) in Agricultural Economics and Extension, second Class (Upper Division). He was awarded M.Sc degree in Agricultural Economics in 2011, and currently undergoing Ph.D studies in the same department with specialization in Agricultural Finance. His research interest are in the area of agricultural credits, rural financing, Farm accounting, and Agribusiness etc. He has been teaching, researching, mentoring and contributing to the graduation of students in the University. He is currently supervising one undergraduate. He has Co- authored six articles in both local and international journals and has attended several conferences and has presented papers. He is a member Farm Management Association of Nigeria. (FAMAN), Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE) and Africa Farm Management Association (AFAM). He is happily married with a lovely daughter.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCPresbyterian Primary School Ekori, Yakurr19791984
SSCESaint Patrick’s College, Ikot Ansa Calabar 19841992
B. Agric. (Agric. Econs. & Extension)University of Calabar, Calabar Nigeria19932000
M.Sc.(Agricultural Economics )University of Calabar, Calabar20082011

S/N Publication
Innocent Asuquo, Uket Ofem, EuchariaAjah (2014). Credit Reserve and the Demand for Agriculture loans in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of BiologyAgriculture and Health Care 4(16): 17-22. Indexed and Abstracted in Open J-Gate, PKP Google Scholar New Jour, Universe Digital Library and EZB Elektronischeetc
Kingsley OkoiItam, EuchariaAgomAjah, Uket Ikpi Ofem and OtuEwaAbam (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. Redfame Publishers USA. Indexed/ Abstracted in BASE, CNKI Scholar, Crossref, EconBiz, EconPaper, EZB, Google Scholar,.Citation count 1
Eyo, E. O., Uket Ikpi Ofem and I. A. Asuquo (2013). The Nature of Loan Transaction Costs among Small – Scale Crop Farmers in Cross River State, Nigeria. Doriana Journal. 47(4): 2-25.
Enimu, S., Edet, G. O. and Ofem, U. I. (2016). Profitability Analysis of Cassava Production in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Research Journal of Human Resources and Social Sciences. 3(8):210 -224. Published by Associated Asia Research Foundation (AARF).
Ajah, E.A.,Eyo, E.O. and 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. Indexed /Abstract in Animal Science Database, Biofuels Abstracts, EZB,Chemical Abstracts, Open J-Gate, TEEAL, Google Scholar, etc

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
16th Annual Conference Kano University of Science and Technology WudilAgricultural Projects in Cross River State: Suggestion for Success of the Value Addition Policy2015-10-192015-10-25
17th Annual Conference , Federal University of Technology, Owerri.Credit Sources and Poverty among Rice Farmers in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria2016-10-172016-10-20
11th Biennial Congress of Africa Farm Management Association ,Garki 2 Abuja.Determinants of informal credit demand Among Female Pineapple farmers in Boki Local Government Area, Cross River State Nigeria2018-10-042018-10-09
7th U6+ Consortium of African Universities International Conference, University of CalabarEconomics of water leaf (Talinum triangulare) production in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Ngeria 2019-09-012019-09-06
33rd Farm Management Association of Nigeria , AbeokutaEffect of Credit on the Output and Income of Rice Farmers in Aninri Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria2019-10-072019-10-10