Dr. Agbonlahor, Mure

Degree:            B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
E-mail:              agbonlahormu@unaab.edu.ng, magbonlahor@gmail.com
Tel:                  234-8060659233
Fax:                 234-39-243045
Department:     Agric. Economics & Farm Management
Academic Rank:   Reader
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Dr ‘Mure Agbonlahor is a Reader in development and resource economics at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, where he has been since 2000. He also currently serves as Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics and rural cooperative at the National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos. He received a B.Sc from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1995, and an M.Sc from University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in 1998. He received his PhD in agricultural development Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 2006. His PhD dissertation was on child labour and agricultural systems in southern Nigeria. His research interests are in rural households’ economics particularly in rural labour and groups’ development. In the last 3 years, his research focus had been on use of location specific Geographical Information System (GIS) tools in the sustainable management of fragile ecosystems. He has been actively involved in consultancy work with researchers from International Food Policy Research Institute and CIDA. Dr Mure Agbonlahor has received many academic honours and is widely published in national and international journals on rural development studies

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