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Expert NameMr. Lihwu Eugene Akeh
TitleDeputy Director
DivisionMeteorological Services Department
InstitutionMinistry of Aviation
Telephone234 1 263 371
Work Experience1. 1988-1992: Acting Assistant Director (Applied Meteorology and Co-ordinating) Head Agrometeorological, Hydromet, Marine Environment and Computer (DATA) Units 2. 1988 - to date: Officer-in-charge of Natural Disasters and Ecological Problems 3. 1991-1993: National Counterpart Expert on the WMO/UNDP Agromet Project NIR/88/004; Assistant Director Agrometeorological Services and Special Assistant to the Director of Meteorology and Permanent Representative of Nigeria with WMO, Geneva 4. 1993 - to date: Officer-in-Charge of the preparation of Departmental 3-year Rolling Plan and Annual Budget 5. 1994: World Met. Organisation/UNDP Consultation Technical and Environmental Project Development 6. 1995 - to date: Deputy Director Applied Services Division/Department Project and Budget Development Officer
QualificationsB.Sc. Physics, Second Class Honour, 1974, University of Nigeria Nsukka Postgraduate Diploma Meteorology, 1976, Ibadan, Nigeria M.Sc. Agricultural Meteorology, 1978, Reading, England
Number of Publications12
Awards1. German academic exchange services 2. Award in Physics, University of Nigeria Nsukka, 1971-1974
Other Activities1. 1993 to date: National Treasurer of the Nigerian Remote Sensing Society 2. 1992 to date: Preparation of Departmental and Ministerial Reports and Memoranda 3. 1993 to date: Government Focal Point for ECOWAS Meteorological Projects 4. 1997: ECOWAS/WMO Evaluation Expert of the UNDP/WMO Drought Monitoring 5. WMO Reporteur on Agricultural Meteorology (RA.1) 5. Member of UN/WMO Advisory Working Group on Agricultural/Environmental Commission
Publications1. Global warming and current actions for possible solution, 1990 2. UNDP/WMO Commission on Agricultural Meteorology (CAM) Report No. 39, 1992 3. Trends and prospects of the growth and development of the Nigerian Meteorological Services,1996 4. Significance of free water surface evaporation on water resources management in semi-arid, arid and dry sub-humid regions of Nigeria, 1997
DisciplineAgricultural Sciences
Last updated10/05/2007 10:20:00

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