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Expert Name Idris Jaiyeoba
DivisionDepartment of Geography, Federal University Lokoja
Telephone00234 803 4527702
Work ExperienceTechnical/Knowledge - Possesses a thorough knowledge about the broad issues of environment. Have a good knowledge of EIA and other environmental guidelines and procedures, and land degradation issues. ii. Advisory, Advocacy and Dialogue - Capable of providing policy advice on issues of development, particularly issues on poverty eradication and environmental sustainability. Presently consults regularly with government (international, national, State and Local), donor agencies, civil society organisations, research institutions and other stakeholders on issues of environment. Successfully formulated Nigeria Strategic Action Plan for the implementation of the Great Green Wall Initiative for the Sahara and Sahel (GGWISS) iii.Managerial/Academic Leadership Skill - Ability to work with and lead interdisciplinary groups. Thematic areas: Soil degradation; Desertification; Land restoration and reclamation Environmental Impact Assessment
QualificationsBSc in Geography, Ahmadu Bello University,1980; PhD in Geography (pedology), Ahmadu Bello University,1987
Number of Publications
Other Activitiesi. Nigerian Geographical Association ii. Soil Science Society of Nigeria iii. Nigerian Geomorphological Working Group iv. Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team v. Association of Geoscientist for International Development
Publications(i) Jaiyeoba, I. A. (1996) Amelioration of soil fertility by woody perennials in cropping fields: Evaluation of three tree species in the semi-arid zone of Nigeria. Journal of Arid Environment 3, 475-482. Academic Press Ltd. (ii) Jaiyeoba, I. A. (1997) An assessment of soil fertility restoration under fallow in Nigerian Savannah. Soil Use and Management 13, 163-164. CAB International, for British Soil Science Society (iii) Jaiyeoba, I. A. (1998) Changes in soil properties related to conversion of savannah woodland into pines and eucalyptus plantations, northern Nigeria. Land Degradation and Development. 9, 207-215. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (iv) Jaiyeoba, I. A. (2001) Soil rehabilitation through afforestation: Evaluation of the performance of eucalyptus and pine plantations in a Nigerian savannah environment. Land Degradation and Development. 12, 183-194. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (v) Jaiyeoba, I. A. (2002) Changes in soil properties due to continuous cultivation in Nigerian
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