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Prof Evans Osabuohien Leads Special Issue for Elsevier Journal

Prof Evans Osabuohien has added another feather to his professional career and impact making to humanity as he recently gets appointed to lead A Special Issue for an Elsevier Journal (Heliyon -Business and Economics).

He is collaborating with other globally renowned scholars as co-guest editors, namely: Prof Gbadebo ODULARU (Bay Atlantic University-BAU, SERAP, & USI-ADMIRE, Washington DC, United States) and Dr Anette Ruml  (Global Institute Global and Area Studies (GIGA, Germany).

The Special Issue titled Policies for Fostering Food Security aims at exploring how policies such as social protection interventions among others can mitigate shocks in an economy as well as contribute to the attainment of food security as a vital aspect of sustainable development goals (SDGs).

 The sub-themes include, but are not limited to:

  1. Policy inteventions, equity, and sustainable food security;
  2. Entrepreneurship, agricultural value chain, and sustainable food security agenda;
  3. Socioeconomic shocks and food supply chain in  vulnerable communities;
  4. Post-harvest losses, sustainable food security and improved nutrition; and
  5. Lessons from COVID-19 pandemic paradigm shift, safety nets and food systems.

Further information on submission details are available here.

This landmark achievement  builds on Prof Evans Osabuohien recent engagement in the area of food security and socioeconomic shocks

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Prof Evans Osabuohien is a good team player, hardworking, intelligent and self-driven who demonstrates maturity, innovativeness and responsibility on any assignment. He is endowed with a pleasant personality and capability to work effectively in multi-cultural environments. He has executed funded research projects as an individual, team leader, and team member. He is astute in research, which has resulted in publication of four books and over 155 scholarly articles. He has participation in conferences/workshops/short courses across the world. He was appointed as the Head of Department (HOD) in 2016, emerging as the Youngest HOD in the University. He received a Double Promotion to the Rank of a Full Professor of Economics in December 2017, which made him the Youngest Professor in the University. In May 2020, he was recognised as ‘One of the 6 Youngest Professors Nigeria Ever Had’. He is the Pioneer Chair at the Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR) as well as the Pioneer Chair for Regional Centre of Expertise, Ogun State (RCE Ogun). He is a member of many International Learned Societies/Professional Associations. He is a Visiting Professor at Witten/Herdecke University, Germany and Visiting Scholar at University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (June- December, 2020). He is the Editor of ‘Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions’ (2015) and ‘The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa’ (2020), Handbook of Research on Institutions Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Development in Africa (2021) as well as the Guest Editor for African Journal of Economic and Management Studies (AJEMS) on ‘Labour Issues in Africa’s Agricultural and Rural Transformation I & II’ (2020).