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Expert NameMr. Samaila Dibal Yusufu
TitleSenior Lecturer
DivisionDepartment of Biological Sciences
InstitutionUniversity of Maiduguri
Telephone234 76 232 150 ext 3103
Work ExperienceResource person at: (a) Sub-Regional workshop on integrated land and shared water resource management in the catchment trans-boundary areas of Nigeria and Niger Republic, Kano, Nigeria:23-25 July, 2000. (b) National Stakeholders workshop towards the preparation of a National action programme (NAP) to combat desertification in Nigeria, Kano, Nigeria:27-28 July, 2000. Currently developing a project on sustainable development of tree resources at local level in Northeastern Nigeria for reduction in rural poverty and improvement of food and fuel security in Northeastern Nigeria. - Undertook some aviary studies on the use of chemical deterrents as an alternative to lethal chemicals for Pest Bird Management, 1986-89 - Supervised various undergraduate/postgraduate student projects on the Ecology and Biodiversity of the wetlands and semi-arid areas of North-Eastern Nigeria, 1990-1996
QualificationsB.Sc. (Hons.), Zoology, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria, 1982 Ph.D., Vertebrate Pest Management/Ecology, University of Reading, UK, 1989
Number of Publications5
Other Activities1. Ecological Society of Nigeria ECOSON) 2. British Ornithologists Union (BDU), U.K. 3. Association for th study of Animal behaviour (ASAB), U.K. 1. Member, Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), UK 2. Member, British Ornithologists' Union (BOU), UK
Publications1. Yusufu, S.D, Greig-Smith, P.W. and Sibly, R.M., (1992), Food intake by European Starlings with a choice of plain, blue coloured and deterrent (methiocarb-treated) diets. Proc. 8th Pan African Ornith. Congress, Burundi 2. Yusufu, S.D., and Reganjiwa, J.I. (1993), The Birds of Maiduguri University, Annals of Borno 3. Yusufu, S.D., (1994), Lack of colour preferences of Chestnut Bellied Starlings, Annals of Borno 11/12:142 4. Yusufu, S.D., (1996), Behaviour of Starlings eating food treated with the insecticide Methiocarb; Discovery and innovation 8 (1) 169-72
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated10/05/2007 10:16:00

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