Curriculum Vitae
Personal Information and Contact Details

Contact Information: RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment
c/o BASE Via Bergognone 34 20144 Milano, Italy
Current Employment: Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow
Email: maruf.sanni@eiee.org and maruf.sanni@nacetem.gov.ng

Professional Qualification PhD in Public Policy, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.
Master of Science in Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
Bachelor of Science in Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria

Employment

October, 2019 – To date
Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow at RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the
Environment (EIEE). Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, Milan, Italy (CMCC)
October 2017 – October, 2019
Head, Technology Management Education and Training Department at the National
Centre for Technology Management
2006 – To Date
Researcher at the National Centre for Technology Management, Nigeria
2019 – To Date
Assistant Director (Research) at the National Centre for Technology Management
01/04/2016 – 29/07/2016
Visiting Scholar at the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa,
Accra, Ghana
01/02/2016 – 30/04/2016
Home-based Intern at the United Nations Development Programme on Climate Change
Adaptation and Action Intelligent Platform projects
15/03/2015 – 01/11/2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Climate CoLab Fellow at the Department of
Collective Intelligence, MIT, Boston, USA (Volunteered appointment )
01/03/2015 – 30/07/2015
PhD Visiting Scholar at Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University,
Denmark.
01/04/2011 – 15/12/2011
Research Fellow, International Centre for Science and High Technology of the United
Nations Industrial Development Organization AREA Science Park, Padriciano 99,, 34149
Trieste, Italy
03/10/2005 – 30/12/2005
Intern, Space Applications and Environmental Science Laboratory, Institute of Ecology
and Environmental Studies Obafemi Awolowo University, 220005 Ile Ife, Nigeria
01/06/2005 – 30/08/2005
Statistician, Ultra Brains Institute of Information Technology, Training Institute
Ede Road, 220005 Ile Ife (Nigeria)
02/06/2003 – 15/12/2004
Research Assistant, Adaptation for, Impact on, and Assessment of Climate
Change (AIACC) project, Department of Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,
Nigeria.
Curriculum Vitae Maruf Sanni

Research Focus

Low-carbon Innovation Development Pathways; Sustainable Technological Innovation Development;
Climate Resilient Development; Climate Change Policy

Teaching and Supervision

Courses taught
Sustainability development
Technological Change and Innovation Management
Environmental Impact Assessments
Research Methodology in Science, Technoogy and Innovation Management
Statisical software programme instructor

Administrative and other activities

Head, Technology Management Education and Training, National Centre for Technology
Management.
Associate Editor, African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation Development with
Taylor and Francis, Routledge
Reviewer for Elsevier, Taylor & Francis and Routledge and Inderscience

Fellowship and Award

Visiting Scholarship programme at the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in
Africa, Accra, Ghana

STEPS Centre scholarship for Summer School on pathways to sustainability at the Institute of
Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom.

Internship programme at the United Nations Development Programme on Climae Change
Adaptation and Action Intelligent Plaform projects

PhD Sandwich Fellowship Programme at Department of Business and Management,
Aalborg University, Denmark as PhD Visiting Scholar.

SPAEL Postgraduate Research Fellowship Award by the Space Application and Environmental
Science Laboratory (SPAEL), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria.

Best Researcher of the Year (2010) Award by National Centre for Technology Management,
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria.

International Centre for Science and High Technology of the United Nations Industrial
Development Organization (ICS/UNIDO) Fellowship Award by ICS/UNIDO, Trieste, Italy.

Winner of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Collective Intelligence (USA)
Climate CoLab Contest (2011)

World Bank Science, Technology Education Post Basic (STEP-B) PhD Grant

Skills and Experience

  • Statistical Package for Social Sciences (Predictive Analytics Software)
  • ArcGIS (Geographical Information System Software)
  • QPSMR (Marketing Research Statistical Package)
Research Grants

Ongoing: External knowledge sourcing strategies for environmental innovation in the
industrial sector of Nigeria (ECO-innovation and the Dynamics of External Knowledge
Sourcing (ECO-DEKS). Grant from European Commission under the Horizon 2020
Innovation programme. Principal Investigator

Ongoing: The design and impact of an apprenticeship-based entrepreneurship
intervention in Nigeria. Grant from International Development Research Council, Canada.


Ongoing:
Doing Research in Nigeria: Assessing Social Science Research Systems in a
Global Perspective. Grant from International Development Research Council, Canada.


Ongoing:
Technology Audit of Nigeria and Global Technology Trends of Possible
Strategic Interest to the Nation. Funded by the Federal Government of Nigeria.


Ongoing:
Development of Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators Project – 3rd Edition (2014 –
2016). A programme of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, office of Science and Technology
(NEPAD OST) funded by the Federal Government of Nigeria


Completed:
Building Low Carbon Innovation Energy Systems in Africa (2014 – 2015). Research Grant
won from the AfricaLics, Kenya and funded by Swedish International Development Agency
(SIDA) Project Co-principal Investigator


Completed:
Assessment of Evidence Literacy Level of Policy Makers in the Utilisation of STI Indicators in
Nigeria (2012-2013); Research Grant won from the AU-NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
(NPCA) funded by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)


Completed:
Development of Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators Project – 2nd Edition (2011 –
2013). A programme of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, office of Science and Technology
(NEPAD OST) funded by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)


Completed:
Development of Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators Project -1st Edition (2008 –
2011); A programme of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, office of Science and Technology
(NEPAD OST) funded by Federal Government of Nigeria supported by the Swedish International
Development Agency (SIDA)


Completed:
An Impact Assessment of the Education Trust Fund’s Micro-Science Kits Project (2008 –
2010); A consultancy project to NACETEM by the Education Trust Fund (ETF)

 

Publications

 

Monographs

National Centre for Technology Management (2010) Technological Entrepreneurial Attitude in Nigeria
Tertiary Institution. NACETEM Monograph Series (No 3).
National Centre for Technology Management (2012) Characterisation of Technological Entrepreneurship
Education in Nigeria Tertiary Institution: Structure, Contents and Delivery Systems. NACETEM Monograph
Series.

Technical Reports

  • Maruf Sanni, Abdulai Jalloh and Aliou Diouf (2014) Review of research and policies for climate  
        change adaptation in urban areas of West Africa. Working Paper Series of the Future Agriculture
        Consortium, Sussex, United Kingdom.
  • Willie. O. Siyanbola, Omolayo Oluwatope, Boladale Adebowale, Olawale Olaopa, David Adeyeye,
        Maruf Sanni, Titilayo Aladesanmi (2014) An assessment of literacy level of policy makers in the
        utilisation of science, technology and innovation indicators in policy making process in Nigeria.
        
    NEPAD/ASTII African Innovation Outlook Series Research Paper No.1 March 2014.
  • An Impact Assessment of the Education Trust Fund’s Micro-Science Kits Project (NACETEM

         Consultancy Project Report submitted to the Education Trust Fund [ETF], Abuja)
  • Nigeria’s Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: Report of 2005 – 2007 National Innovation

         Survey – (NACETEM Policy Research Project)

  • Nigeria’s Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: Report of 2006/07 R&D Survey (1st

        Edition) – (NACETEM Policy Research Project)
  • Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change in Nigeria
  • Issues on and strategies for Technology Transfer for Adaptation to climate change in Nigeria
  • Food Security, Climate Variability and Climate Change in Sub-Saharan West Africa
  • An assessment of the awareness and utilization of patents by Nigerian researchers
  • Evaluation of the Source and Quality of S&T Information Available to Ministry Officials and Members

        of the National Assembly in Nigeria
  • Report on Paradigm Shift in Primary Science Education in Nigeria and Development of a Business

        Plan for the Production of Primary Science Kits [PSK] (Report prepared for the National Agency for

        Science and Engineering Infrastructure [NASENI], Abuja)

Book


1. F.A. Adesina, T.O. Odekunle, O. Ajayi, O. Eludoyin, O. Babatimehin, A. Dami, M. Sanni, O. Aloba,
    A. Magaret and O.T. Adetiloye (2008): Adaptation Strategies of Action for Nigeria. A working
    document prepared for the Special Climate Change Unit and Urban Development, Abuja. Heinrich-
    Boll Stiftung, Nigeria.

Book Chapter Contributions


1. Egbetokun A., Oluwatope O., Adeyeye D., Sanni M. (2019) The Role of Industry and Economic
    Context in Open Innovation. In: Rexhepi G., Hisrich R., Ramadani V. (eds) Open Innovation and
    Entrepreneurship. Springer, Cham

2. Sanni M., Jalloh A., Diouf A., Atoyebi M.K., Ilevbare O.E., Olotu S.J. (2019) Strengthening Climate
    Change Adaptation in the Cities of West Africa: Policy Implications for Urban Resilience. In: Leal
    Filho W. (eds) Handbook of Climate Change Resilience. Springer, Cham

3. Napi Wouapi, H. A., & Sanni, M. (2018). Enhancing Resilience of Livelihoods and Production
    Systems to Climate Variability and Other Related Risks in Africa. Handbook of Climate Change
    Resilience, 1-15.

4. Ilevbare O., Sanni M., Ilevbare F., Ali G. (2014): Transition to Low-carbon Future in Nigeria: The
    Role of Pro-Environmental Behaviours. In: Leal W. (Ed.) Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation:
    SpringerReference ( www.springerreference.com ). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

5. Sanni, M., Odekunle, T. O., & Adesina, F. A. (2012). Spatio-Temporal Variation of Drought Severity
    in the Sudano-Sahelian Region of Nigeria: Implications for Policies on Water Management.
    In Climate Change and the Sustainable Use of Water Resources (pp. 415-430). Springer, Berlin,
    Heidelberg.

6. Sanni M., Jesuleye, O.A., Ali, G.A., Olotu S.J., Ogunkanbi, D.A., Rasaq, M. and Siyanbola, W.O.
    (2012). Addressing the Challenges of Harnessing Biogas for National Development in Nigeria. In
    Building a Non-oil Export Based Economy for Nigeria: The Potential of Value-Added Products from
   Agricultural Residues. Cuvillier Verlag, Gottingen, Germany.

7. Sanni M., Ogundari, I.O., Egbetokun, A.A., Dada, A.D. and Siyanbola, W.O. (2012). Starving
    People to Feed Cars? Analysing the Conflicts between Green Politics and Food Security. In
    Building a Non-oil Export Based Economy for Nigeria: The Potential of Value-Added Products from
    Agricultural Residues. Cuvillier Verlag, Gottingen, Germany.

8. Ogundari I.O., Sanni M., Oladipo O.G., Famurewa A.J., Ali G.A. and Siyanbola W.O. (2012)
    Technological and Economic Assessment of Sustainable Jatropha Biofuel Production in Nigeria. In
    Building a Non-oil Export Based Economy for Nigeria: The Potential of Value-Added Products from
    Agricultural Residues. Cuvillier Verlag, Gottingen, Germany.

9. Maruf Sanni, James O. Adejuwon, Idowu Ologeh and William O. Siyanbola (2011): “Path to the
    Future for Climate Change Education: A University Project Approach” in The Economic, Social and
    Political Elements of Climate Change by Leal Filho, Walter (ed.). ISBN: 978-3-642-14775-4.
    Springer.

10. Sanni, M., Egbetokun, A. A., Dada, A. D., Muritala, R. B. and Siyanbola, W. O. (2010). Promoting
      Sustainable Agriculture in a Perturbed Environment: the Need for Science and Technology. In:
      Adebooye, O. C., Taiwo, K. A. and Fatufe, A. (eds.) Biotechnology Development and Threat of
      Climate Change in Africa, Volume 1. Gottingen: Cuvllier Publishers.

11. Dada A.D., Aladesanmi, O.T., Sanni, M., Oladipo, O.G. and Siyanbola, W.O. (2010): Agricultural
      Biotechnology, Food Security and Economic Development: Implicaitons for Policy in Nigeria. Cuvllier
      Publishers, Gottingen, Germany.

12. Sanni, M., Egbetokun, A. A. and Jesuleye, O. A. (2010). Clean technologies as mitigating strategies
      against the potential impacts of climate change in 21st century Nigeria. In: Allam, A and Nwankwo,
      S. (eds.). Achieving Sustainable Development in Africa: Science, Technology and Innovation
      Trajectory. Brighton: World Association for Sustainable Development.

13. Egbetokun, A.A., Siyanbola, W.O., Sanni, M., Olamade, O.O., Adeniyi, A.A. and Irefin, I.A. (2010).
      The determinants of innovation capability in Nigeria. In Allam, A. and Nwankwo, S. (eds.). ISBN
      978-1-907106-07-1. Achieving Sustainable Development in Africa: Science, Technology and
      Innovation Trajectory. Brighton: World Association for Sustainable Development.

14. J.O Adejuwon, A.I. Ojo and M. Muhammed-Sanni (2006): Impact of Projected Climate Change on
      Food Crop Productivity during 21st Century in Climate Change and Food Security in Nigeria (2006):
     in J.O Adejuwon and O.O. Ogunkoya (eds): ISBN 978-136-160-3. Obafemi Awolowo University
     Press, pp 140-156.

Journal Articles


1. Akerlof, K., Tyler, C., Foxen, S. E., Heath, E., Soler, M. G., Allegra, A., … & Maruf Sanni (2019). A
    collaboratively derived international research agenda on legislative science advice. Palgrave
    Communications, 5(1), 1-13.

2. David Adeyeye, Abiodun Egbetokun, Omolayo Oluwatope & Maruf Sanni (2019): The determinants
    and complementarity of organizational innovation practices among Nigerian manufacturing and
    service firms, African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, DOI:
    10.1080/20421338.2018.1552649

3. Maruf Sanni (2018) Drivers of eco-innovation in the manufacturing sector of Nigeria. Technological
    Forecasting & Social Change. Technological Forecasting & Social Change 131, 303–314

4. Radhika Perrot & Maruf Sanni (2018) Building low-carbon energy innovation systems in Africa,
    African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 10:5, 519-524, DOI:
    10.1080/20421338.2018.1523033

5. Adeyeye, D., Egbetokun, A., Opele, J., Oluwatope, O., and Sanni, M. (2018). How barriers influence
    firms' search strategies and innovative performance. International Journal of Innovation
    Management.

6. Maruf Sanni (2017) Mapping dynamics of low-carbon energy innovation for small hydropower
    technology in Nigeria. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/20421338.2017.1380587

7. Olajumoke Adeyeye and Maruf Sanni (2017) Climate Change Adaptation, Indigenous Practices and
    Food Security: A Gender Perspective. International Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural
    Development.

8. Maruf Sanni, Omolayo Oluwatope, Adedamola Adeyeye and Abiodun Egbetokun (2016) Evaluation
    of the quality of science, technology and innovation advice available to lawmakers in Nigeria.
    Palgrave Communications. 2:16095 doi: 10.1057/palcomms.2016.95.

9. Sanni Maruf, Adelowo Caleb M., Dada, A.D., Oyewale, A.A. and Ogunkanbi, D. A. (2016)
    Climate Change and Intellectual Property Rights in Africa: Environmental Necessity-Economic
    Opportunity. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development.

10. Oluwatope O.B., Adeyeye A.D., Egbetokun A.A., Sanni M. and Aremu, F.S. (2016) Knowledge
      sources and innovative performance: evidence from nigerian manufacturing firms. Int. J. Business
       Innovation and Research, Vol. 10, Nos. 2/3, 2016.

11. Oyewale, A. A., Dada, A. D., Sanni, M., Adelowo, C. M., and Siyanbola, W. O. (2015) Patenting and
      Wealth Creation in a Latecomer Economy: Issues and Policy Direction. Asia Pacific Journal of
      Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Volume 9, No.3, 2015.

12. Siyanbola W.O., Adeyeye A.D., Egbetokun A.A., Sanni M., and Oluwatope O.B. (2014). From
      Indicators to Policy: Issues from the Nigerian Research and Experimental Development Survey.
      International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management. Vol. 14, No. 1

13. Maruf Sanni, Oluwatosin Oladipo, Ibikunle Ogundari and Titilayo Aladesanmi (2014) Adopting
      latecomers’ strategies for the development of renewable energy technology in Africa. African Journal
      of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 1–11
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20421338.2014.924265 Taylor & Francis.

14. Siyanbola W.O., Famurewa, A.J., Adebowale B. A, Ogundari, I.O., Aladesanmi, O.T., Sanni, M.,
      Ogunkanbi D.A., (2013) Technology Management Options for Addressing Climate Change and Food
      Security Issues In Nigeria. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Studies. Vol. 1, No 1.

15. W.O. Siyanbola, O.O. Afolabi, O.A. Jesuleye, A.A. Egbetokun, A.D. Dada, H.O. Aderemi, Maruf
      Sanni
and M.A. Rasaq (2012) Determinants of entrepreneurial propensity of Nigerian
      undergraduates: an empirical assessment. Vol. 5, No. 1. Int. J. Business Environment.

16. Willie O. Siyanbola, Abiodun A. Egbetokun, Isola Oluseyi, Olumuyiwa O. Olamade, Helen O.
      Aderemi, Mohammed Sanni (2012) Indigenous Technologies and Innovation in Nigeria:
      Opportunities for SMEs. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management Vol.2, 64-75.

17. Siyanbola, W. O; Aderemi, H. O; Egbetokun, A. A; Sanni, M (2011) Framework for Technological
      Entrepreneurship Development: Key Issues and Policy Directions. Vol 1, No 1. Pp 10-20. American
      Journal of Industrial and Business Management.

18. Momodu, A.S. , Abraham, O.E . Ogundari, I.O. , Jesuleye, O.A. , Sanni, M. , Ibuoye, T.F. and
      Siyanbola, W.O. (2011) “Cost-benefit analysis of promoting energy efficiency diffusion in Nigeria’s
      residential and commercial buildings.” Nigeria Journal of Solar Energy, Vol. 22. pg. 105-119.

19. Maruf Sanni, A.A. Egbetokun and W.O. Siyanbola (2010): A Model for the Design and Development
      of a Science and Technology Park in Developing Countries. International Journal for Management
      and Enterprise Development. Vol. 8 No. 1, 2010. Inderscience Publishers

20. Oladipo, O.G., Olayinka, A., Aladesanmi, O.T., Sanni, M., Famurewa, A.J. “Risk Mitigation
      Strategies and Policy Implications for Carbon Dioxide (CO 2 ) Emission in organically amended soils in
      Nigeria” (2010). African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. African Journal of
      Environmental Science and Technology Vol. 4(11), pp. 801-806.

21. Oyewale A.A., Dada A.D., Sanni M. and Siyanbola W.O. (2009) Patenting for Economic
      Development: How Aware are Nigerian Pharmaceutical Researchers? Nig. J. Nat. Prod. and Med.
      Vol. 13, pp 69-75.

22. A.A. Egbetokun, W.O. Siyanbola, M. Sanni and O.O. Olamade (2009) “What drives innovation?
      Inferences from an industrywide survey in Nigeria”. Int. J. Technology Management, Vol. 45, Nos.
      1/2, 2009, Inderscience.

Accepted Manuscripts

Maruf Sannih(20xx) Assessment of the Impact of Barriers on Eco-Innovation within Small and Medium-Sized
Manufacturing Firms in the Peripheral Regions of Lagos: In Calvin Atewamba; Dorothe Yong Ngondjeb (Ed)
Inclusive Green Growth: Challenges and Opportunities for Green Business in Rural Africa. Springer.
Accepted for publication

Manuscripts

Maruf Sanni, Oluwadare, A.J., Ilevbare, O., Omoruyi, M.G. and Atoyebi, M.K. (20xx) Comparative analysis
of eco-innovative and non eco-innovative manufacturing firms: Some insights from a latecomer economy.
Submitted for publication

Work in progress

Capacity Building Programmes

Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellowhisp at RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment,
c/o BASE Via Bergognone 34 20144 Milano, Italy. October, 2019 to September, 2021.

STEPS Centre Summer School on pathways to sustainability organised by the Institute of Development
Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom from 16 to 27, May 2016.

Writeshop on Innovation and Development hosted at the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation
(IERI), Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa from 24 and 28 August 2015.

The 10th International Ph.D. School on Innovation and Economic Development, GLOBELICS Academy
2015, Tampere, Finland, 1st of June – 12th of June, 2015.

African Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics)
PhD Academy, March 15, 2015 – March, 30, 2015 at Moi University, Mombasa Campus, Kenya.

Certificate Training Course on Climate Resilient Development. March 3, 2014 – March 22, 2014. World
Bank e-Institute, Washington DC. (Online).

Certificate Training Course on Policies for Growth. Jan. 21, 2014 – Feb. 11, 2014. World Bank e-Institute,
Washington DC. (Online)

Certificate Training Course on Policy Instruments for Low Emissions Development: From Strategy Design to
Implementation. Nov. 18, 2013 – Dec. 09, 2013. World Bank e-Institute, Washington DC. (Online)
Certificate Training Course on Low Carbon Development – Integrated Course. Nov. 04, 2013 – Dec. 09,
2013. World Bank e-Institute, Washington DC (Online)

Evidence and Lessons from Latin America: Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities. Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil. January to May, 2013 (Online)

Evidence and Lessons from Latin America: Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-Arid
and Arid Lands. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March to September, 2012 (Online).

International Certificate Training Course by the Central European University: Summer University on Green
Industry: Moving Towards the Industry of the Future. Budapest, Hungary. 26 March – 23 April, 2012 (Online).

International Centre for Science and High Technology of the United Nations Industrial Development
Organization (ICS/UNIDO) Training on the use of Geographic Informaiton Science for Mapping Quality
Infrastructure in the Economic of West African States Region for Sustainable Industrial Development. April to
Dec, 2011.

International Certificate Training Course by the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics
(IIIEE) at Lund University, Sweden on Scenarios as a tool for energy policy making. 27th June to 7th August,
2010 (Online).

A training course on environmental impact assessment auditing and implementation in industries. Organized
by National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM). Held between July 5th and 9th, 2010. –
Coordinator and instructor for the Training course-

A training course on application of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to statistical analysis and
data presentation in the research institutes organised by the National Centre for Technology Management,
Lagos office, Victorial Island, Nigeria. Held between June, 7th and 11th, 2010. Invited as a resource person
for the workshop.

A training course on application of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to statistical analysis
anddata presentation for the staff of National Centre for Technology Management, Head office, Ile Ife,
Nigeria.Held between July, 13th and 17th, 2009. Participated as a resource person at the workshop.

A training course on environmental impact assessment auditing and implementation in industries.
Organizedby National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM). Held between April 20th and 24th,
2009.-Coordinator of the course –

Research Methodology Workshop organized by the Directorate of Linkages and Sponsored Research
(supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
1 st – 3 rd , December, 2008.

A training course on application of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to statistical analysis and
data presentation for the National Centre for Technology Management, Headquarter, Ile ife, Nigeria. Held
between 28 and 29 th of September, 2005. Participated as an instructor for the course.

Space Application and Environmental Science Laboratory (SPAEL) Training on the use of Geographic
Information Science for Monitoring and Evaluation of Environmental Change at Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile Ife, Nigeria in 2005.

Published conference proceedings and presented papers at conferences, workshops, seminars


1. Maruf Sanni (2019) Investigating Choice of Environmental Policy for Sustainable Industrial
    Development in Africa. Presentation at the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of
    Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 10th – 12th April 2019.

2. Maruf Sanni (2019) Effective Structures for Harnessing Climate Change Research across
    Universities in Nigeria. Workshop on Climate Communication and Awareness at the AFRIGIS
    Coulibaly Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 11th March, 2019.

3. Maruf Sanni, Oluwadare, A.J., Ilevbare, O., Omoruyi, M.G. and Atoyebi, M.K. (2018) Comparative
    analysis of eco-innovative and non eco-innovative manufacturing firms: Some insights from a
    latecomer economy. 16 th Globelics International Conference, Accra, Ghana. 24 th – 26 th , 2018

4. Maruf Sanni, Abdulai Jalloh, Aliou Diouf, Atoyebi, M.K. and Oluwatosin Ilevbare (2018).
   Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation in the Cities of West Africa: Policy Implications for Urban
   Resilience. Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa. 14th-15th May 2018. University of
   Ibadan, Nigeria.

5. Napi Wouapi, Herve Alain and Maruf Sanni (2018) Enhancing Resilience of the Livelihoods and
    Production Systems to Climate Variability and other related risks in Africa. Symposium on Climate
    Change Adaptation in Africa. 14th-15th May 2018. University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

6. Maruf Sanni (2017) Dynamics of knowledge search strategies for eco-innovation in the
    manufacturing sector of Nigeria. November 25 – 29, 2017 AfricaLics Conference 2017. University of
    Oran2, Mohamed Ben Ahmed, Oran, Algeria.

7. Maruf Sanni (2017) Policy Strategies to Promote Eco-Innovation in the Manufacturing Sector of
    Nigeria. September 24-27, 2017. Conference Centre and Guest Houses Limited, Obafemi Awolowo
    University, Ile Ife, Osun State.

8. Napi Wouapi, Herve Alain and Maruf Sanni (2017) A Reflection on the Commitment to Enhancing
    Resilience of the Livelihoods and Production Systems to Climate Variability and other related risks in
    Africa. September 18-19, Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, New York, NY.

9. Maruf Sanni (2016) Obstacles to Environmental Innovation: An Assessment of SMEs in the
    Peripheral Regions of Lagos. Presentation at the 14th GLOBELICS Conference 12th – 14th October,
    2016 Bandung, Indonesia.

10. Sanni Maruf and Michael Francis (2015) Drivers of eco-innovation in the manufacturing sector of
      Nigeria. 2nd International Africalics Conference, University of Rwanda, Kigali, 17th November –
      19th November, 2015.

11. Oluwatosin E. Ilevbare, Ogunkanbi, D. A., Olotu, S. J., Godwin A. Ali and Maruf Sanni, (2015):
      Gender Awareness and Perception on Climate Change in West Africa. Presented at the Fifth
      Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) “Africa, Sustainable
      Development and Climate Change: prospects of Paris and beyond” October 28–30, 2015 Victoria
      Falls, Zimbabwe

12. Sanni Maruf (2015) Building Low-Carbon Learning, Innovation and Competence in Africa: The Case
      of Nigerian and South African Manufacturing Sectors. Presented at the Presentation at the Globelics
      PhD Academy, 01- 15 June, 2015, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, Denmark.

13. Sanni Maruf (2015) Building Low-Carbon Learning, Innovation and Competence in Africa: The Case
      of Nigerian and South African Manufacturing Sectors. Presented at the DOME PhD training course:
      “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Theory”, Roskilde University, Denmark, 20‐24 April 2015.

14. Sanni Maruf (2015) Building Low-Carbon Learning, Innovation and Competence in Africa: The Case
      of Nigerian and South African Manufacturing Sectors. Presented at the at the AfricaLics PhD
      Academy, 01-15, March, 2015, Moi University, Mombasa Campus, Kenya

15. G. A. Ali, M. M. Sanni and O. E. Ilevbare (2014) Promoting Irrigation Farming as Climate Change
      Impact Reduction Strategy: A Case of Participating Farmers in the Ogun-Osun River Basin, Nigeria.
      7th Annual Conference of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies, at Conference Centre
      Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 24-26 th June, 2014.

16. Sanni Maruf (2014) Review of research and policies for climate change adaptation in urban areas of
      West Africa. Paper presented at a regional validation of synthesis on research and policy related to
      climate change adaptation in regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Held at the Eda-Oba Hotel, Lome,
      Togo. 30 th to 31 st May, 2014.
17. Sanni Maruf (2013) Review of research and policies for climate change adaptation in urban areas of
      West Africa. Paper presented at a regional validation of synthesis on research and policy related to
      climate change adaptation in regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar,
      Senegal. July, 12 2013.

18. Sanni Maruf (2013) A Tracer Study of Graduates of Entrepreneurship Education in Nigeria.
      Presented at the National Centre for Technology Management, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

19. O. A. Jesuleye and Sanni Maruf (2012) Existing Structure for Entrepreneurship in Nigerian Tertiary
      Institutions: Empirical Evidence and its Policy Implications. Paper presented at the stakeholders’
      meeting on entrepreneurship in nigerian tertiary institutions. NACETEM, Headquarters, Ile Ife, 8th,
      November 2012.

20. W.O. Siyanbola, O.,T. Aladesanmi, A. J. Famurewa, G. A. Ali, M. Sanni, (2012) Evaluation of Source
      and Quality of Science and Technology Information Available to Ministry Officials and Members of
      The National Assembly in Nigeria. International Conference on Evidence-Informed Policy Making,
     organsized by National Centre for Technology Management, Ile Ife, Nigeria, 27-29th February 2012.

21. M. Sanni, J.O. Adejuwon, I. Ologeh and W.O. Siyanbola (2012) Climate proofing the economics of
      socially sustainable small-scale agricultural systems in Africa. A Briefing Presented at the UN
      Headquarters and U.S. House of Representatives in New York and Washington DC. 23-26th,
      January, 2012.

22. Ogundari, I.O., Olaopa, O.R. Famurewa, A.J., Sanni, M., Akarakiri, J.B. and Siyanbola, W.O. (2011)
      On the Food/Fuel Debate: Should Landmass Use for Biofuel Development Raise Food Security
      Concerns in Nigeria? In: Green Energy and Energy Security: Options for Africa (Eds: Adeninkinju et
      al), Proceedings of the 2011 NAEE Conference, Abuja, pg 449-460.

23. Sanni M. (2011): Application of GIS to Optimal Site Planning for Quality Infrastructure: a Case
      Study of ECOWAS. International Centre for Science and High Technology – United Nations
      Industrial Development Organization. Praia, Cape Verde. 28th Nov. – 2nd Dec, 2011.

24. Sanni M. (2011): Quality Infrastructure for Industrial Competitiveness in the ECOWAS Region.
      International Centre for Science and High Technology – United Nations Industrial Development
      Organization. Praia, Cape Verde. 28th Nov. – 2nd Dec, 2011.

25. Sanni M. (2011): Cluster Analysis and Data Interchange between ArcGIS, SPSS and MATEDIT.
      International Centre for Science and High Technology – United Nations Industrial Development
      Organization. Praia, Cape Verde. 28th Nov. – 2nd Dec, 2011.

26. M. Ghribi M., M.S. Kamara and S.M. Muhammed (2011) “GIS for mapping energy resources in
      Developing GIS for mapping energy resources in Developing Countries” International Centre for
      Science and High Technology – United Nations Industrial Development Organization.

27. Oladipo, O.G., Olayinka, A., Aladesanmi, O.T., Sanni, M., Famurewa, A.J. (2010) “Risk Mitigation
      Strategies and Policy Implications for Carbon Dioxide (CO 2 ) Emission in organically amended soils in
      Nigeria”. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Presented at the TWOS Fourth
      General Assembly and International Conference: Women Scientists in a Changing World.

28. M. Sanni, I.O. Ogundari, A.D. Dada, A. A. Egbetokun and W.O. Siyanbola (2010): Starving People
      to Feed Cars? Analysing the Conflicts between Green Politics and Food Security. A Paper
      Presented at the Humboldt International Conference Ladoke Akintola University of
      Technology,Ogbomoso, Nigeria Jan 11 – 14, 2010.

29. Sanni M., Jesuleye, O.A., Ali, G.A., Olotu S.J., Ogunkanbi D.A., Rasaq M. and Siyanbola W.O.
      (2010) Addressing the Challenges of Harnessing Biogas for Rural Development in Nigeria: Policy
      Guideline. A Paper Presented at the Humboldt International Conference Ladoke Akintola University
       of Technology,Ogbomoso, Nigeria Jan 11 – 14, 2010.

30. I.O. Ogundari, G.A. Ali, M.Sanni, A.J Famurewa and Siyanbola, W.O. (2010): Technological and
      Economic Assessment of Sustainable Jatropha Biofuel Production in Nigeria. A Paper Presented at
      the Humboldt International Conference Ladoke Akintola University of Technology,Ogbomoso,
      Nigeria Jan 11 – 14, 2010.

31. Momodu, A.S. , Abraham, O.E . Ogundari, I.O. , Jesuleye, O.A. , Sanni, M. , Ibuoye, T.F. , and
      Siyanbola, W.O. (2009) “Options for promoting energy efficiency diffusion in Nigeria’s residential
     and commercial buildings.” Presented at the 2nd Annual NAEE/IAEE International Conference Titled

      “Nigeria Energy Industry Restructuring: Interactions Between Business, Economics, and Policy”
      between April 23-24, 2009, at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria

32. Rasaq M.A., Siyanbola W.O. and Sanni M. (2009): “A Dyanamic Analysis of the Energy Supply
      Shock and Economic Growth Nexus: A Case Study of Nigeria” Presented at the 2nd Annual
      NAEE/IAEE International Conference Titled “Nigeria Energy Industry Restructuring: Interactions
      Between Business, Economics, and Policy” between April 23-24, 2009, at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja,
      Nigeria.

33. Odeyemi Y.A and Sanni M. (2008)”Global Warming, Environmental Change and Human Security
      Nexus: A Case of Forest-Savanna Region of Southwestern Nigeria” Presented at the 3 rd Annual
      Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State,
      Nigeria. 25 th – 27 th November, 2008.

34. Sanni M., Odekunle T.O., Ogundari I.O. and Aladesanmi O. T. (2008) “Spatio-Temporal Variation of
      Drought Severity in the Sudano-Sahelian Region of Nigeria: Implications for Global Warming”
      Presented at the 3 rd Annual Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo
      University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. 25 th – 27 th November, 2008.

35. Ogundari I.O., Sanni M., Aladesanmi O. T. and Siyanbola W.O. (2008) “Bio-Energy Strategies for
      Climate Change Adaptation Issues for National Food Security” Presented at the 3 rd Annual
      Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State,
       Nigeria. 25 th – 27 th November, 2008.

36. Aladesanmi O. T., Sanni M. and Ogundari I.O. “Water Pollution and Food Security in the Advent of
     Global Warming: A Case of Asejire Lake in South-West, Nigeria” Presented at the 3 rd Annual
      Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State,
      Nigeria. 25 th – 27 th November, 2008.

37. O. Afolabi, , A. A. Egbetokun, M. Sanni A.D. Dada, O.A. Jesuleye and W.O. Siyanbola (2008)
     “Explaining Gender Effects on Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Students: The Case of Nigeria” ”
      Conference Proceedings of the first Chike Okoli International Conference on Entrepreneurship.
      ‘’Entrepreneurship and Africa’s Quest for Development’’ Eds: B.C. Osisioma and Anayo D.
       Nkamnebe. Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies, Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka,
       Nigeria, 2008.

38. O. Afolabi, A. A. Egbetokun, M. Sanni, A.D. Dada, O.A. Jesuleye and W.O. Siyanbola (2008):
      “Determinants of Entrepreneurial Propensity of Nigeria University Students: An Institutional
       Assessment. Conference Proceedings of the first Chike Okoli International Conference on
       Entrepreneurship. ‘’Entrepreneurship and Africa’s Quest for Development’’ Eds: B.C. Osisioma
       and Anayo D. Nkamnebe. Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies, Nnamdi Azikwe
       University, Awka, Nigeria , 2008.

39. M. Sanni, O. Afolabi, A. A. Egbetokun, A.D. Dada, O.A. Jesuleye and W.O. Siyanbola (2008): “Do
      Undergraduates Have What It Takes To Be Entrepreneurs And Managers Of Small Businesses In
      Nigeria?: An Inquiry Into Students’ Personal Entrepreneurial Characterisitics” Conference
      Proceedings at the 3 rd Singapore Management University EDGE 2008 Conference.”Bridging The
      Gap: Entrepreneurship In Theory And Practice” Organized by the Lee Kong Chian School Of
       Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore. 9 th – 11 th July 2008.

40. O. Afolabi, W.O. Siyanbola, A. A. Egbetokun, A.D. Dada, M. Sanni, O.A. Jesuleye and (2008)
     “Gender Influence on Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Nigerian Undergraduate Students” Conference
      Proceedings at the 3 rd Singapore Management University EDGE 2008 Conference.”Bridging The
      Gap: Entrepreneurship In Theory And Practice” Organized by the Lee Kong Chian School Of
      Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore. 9 th – 11 th July 2008.

41. M. Sanni, A. A. Egbetokun and O.A. Jesuleye, I.O. Ogundari and A.S. Momodu (2008): “Clean
      Technologies as Mitigating Strategies against the Potential Impacts of Climate Change in the 21 st
       Century Nigeria” Conference Proceedings at the 1 st Annual Conference of the Institute of Ecology

       and Environmental Studies on “Towards a Low Carbon Economy”, Conference Centre and Guest
       Houses Limited, O A U, Ile Ife, Nigeria. 10 th – 12 th June, 2008. Edited by A.T. Salami, I.E. Ofozie and
       O.O. Awotoye

42. A.S. Momodu, O.A. Jesuleye, I.O. Ogundari, M. Sanni, W.O. Siyanbola (2008): “Adopting
      Appropriate Techniques for Managing Emissions from Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry
      (LULUCF) in Nigeria”. Conference Proceedings at the 1 st Annual Conference of the Institute of
      Ecology and Environmental Studies on “Towards a Low Carbon Economy”, Conference Centre and
      Guest Houses Limited, O A U, Ile Ife, Nigeria. 10 th – 12 th June, 2008. Edited by A.T. Salami, I.E.
      Ofozie and O.O. Awotoye.

43. Afolabi O. O., Egbetokun A. A., Dada A. D., Sanni M., Jesuleye O. A. and Siyanbola W. O. (2008):
      Stimulating Entrepreneurial Behaviour Among Nigerian Youth: The Influence Of Entrepreneurial
      Education. African Entrepreneurship Seminar. Organised by the School of Entrepreneurship and
      Business University of Essex. 31 March and 2 April, 2008.

44. A.A. Oyewale, W.O. Siyanbola, A.D. Dada and M. Sanni (2007): Understanding of Patent Issues
      Among Nigeria’s Researchers: A Baseline Study. Conference Proceedings at the The International
      Conference on Regional and National Innovation Systems for Development, Competitiveness and
      Welfare: the Government-Academia-Industry Partnership (theory, problems, practice and prospects)
      Saratov, Volga Region, Russia, September 19-23, 2007.


Seminars, Workshops and Conferences

Conference on organised by New Economic Thinking at the Centre for Sustainable Development, University
of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 10th – 12th April 2019.

Workshop on Climate Communication and Awareness at the AFRIGIS Coulibaly Hall, Obafemi Awolowo
University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 11th March, 2019.

Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa. 14th-15th May 2018. University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
AfricaLics Conference 2017. 27-29 November, 2017 at the University of Oran2, Mohamed Ben Ahmed,
Oran, Algeria.

Obafemi Awolowo University, Tek Conference, September 24-27, 2017, at the Conference Centre and Guest
Houses Limited, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State.

Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) 2017. 18 to 19 September, 2017 at the
Alfred Lerner Hall, New York, NY.

Presentation at the 14th GLOBELICS Conference 12th – 14th October, 2016 Bandung, Indonesia.

National Validation and Dissemination Workshops on Improving the Development Outcomes of Private-
Public-Partnerships (PPPs) in Agriculture and the Environment at The United Nations University Institute for
Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) in Accra, Ghana on 7th, April, 2016.

Fifth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V) “Africa, Sustainable Development
and Climate Change: prospects of Paris and beyond” October 28–30, 2015 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Writeshop on Innovation and Development hosted at the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation
(IERI), Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa from 24 and 28 August 2015
GLOBELICS PhD Academy, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, Denmark, 01- 15 June, 2015,

PhD Program in Innovation Management – Advanced at the Business Administration & Management
Department, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, May 11-13, 2015.

DOME PhD course: “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Theory”, Roskilde University, Denmark, 20‐24 April
2015.

AfricaLics PhD Academy, Moi University, Mombasa Campus, Kenya, March 15, 2015 – March, 30, 2015

7th Annual Conference of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile-Ife, 12th June, 2014

A Two-day National Stakeholders’ validation Meeting on the Second National Communication (SNC). Held at
the Lapour Hotels, Plot 794 Okonjo Iweala Way, Abuja. Wednesday 11 to Thursday 12, December, 2013

Regional validation of synthesis on research and policy related to climate change adaptation in regions of
sub-Saharan Africa. Held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, Senegal on the 12 th July, 2013.

Methodology workshop for the review of research and policy related to climate change adaptation in Africa;
held at Nairobi, Kenya: January 30 &31, 2013

Stakeholders’ Sensitization workshop on Technological Entrepreneurial Attitude in Nigerian Tertiary
Institutions, organsized by National Centre for Technology Management, Ile Ife, Nigeria, 8th November,
2012.

International Conference on Evidence-Informed Policy Making, organsized by National Centre for
Technology Management, Ile Ife, Nigeria, 27-29th February 2012.

A Briefing on climate change organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the UN
Headquarters and U.S. House of Representatives in New York and Washington DC. 23-26th, January, 2012.

Training Workshop on using GIS for Quality Infrastructure Mapping. Training workshop organised by the
International Centre for Science and High Technology – United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
Praia, Cape Verde. 28th Nov. – 2nd Dec, 2011.

Joint ICTP-TWAS Workshop on Science Communication in Developing Countries: Bridging the Gap between
Science, Policy and the General Public workshop. At the Abdul Salam International Centre for Theoretical
Physics, Trieste, Italy, -17th to 21st of October, 2011

Conference on ‘Uncovering Sustainable Development CLEWS; Modelling Climate, Land-use, Energy and
Water (CLEW) Interactions’ by the Abdul Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy,
30th of May to 3rd of June – 2011

Workshop on Process simulation for a greener footprint and energy savings at industrial level organised by
the International Centre for Science and High Technology – United Nations Industrial Development
Organisation. Trieste, Italy, 26th -27th of May 2011.

Conference on the Role of e-Infrastructures for Climate Change Research organised by the International
Centre for Theoretical Physics, at Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby. Trieste – Italy, 16 – 20 May 2011,

Biofuels and biobased chemicals. An opportunity for developing countries? Conference organised by the
International Centre for Science and High Technology – United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
Trieste, Italy, 9 th -11 th of May 2011.

Expert Group Meeting on Instruments and Potential for the Use of Renewable Energies for Regional
Development conference organised by the International Centre for Science and High Technology – United
Nations Industrial Development Organisation. Trieste, Italy, 3 rd – 5 th of May 2011.

International Centre for Science and High Technology – United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
meeting on Africa-Mexico cooperation programme on the geothermal area for productive uses. Trieste, Italy,
8 th of April 2011.

Humboldt International Conference at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology,Ogbomoso, Nigeria with the
theme “Building a Non-Export Based Economy for Nigeria: The Potential of Value-added Products from
Agricultural Residue”Jan 11 – 14, 2010.

Workshop on Biomass Energy Modelling with GIS and Remote Sensing held at Makerere University,
Kampala, Uganda in conjunction with AfricaGIS 2009 between 29 th and 30 th of October, 2009.

Joint ICTP/IAEA Workshop on Alternative Response Actions to Climate Change and Energy Options, ICTP,
Trieste, Italy 5 – 9 October 2009, Giambiagi Lecture Hall.

Stakeholders’ meeting on the Nigeria’s Perspectives on Technology Transfer in the Copenhagen Climate
Negotiations. Held at the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development, Bassan Plaza, 3rd
Floor, Block F, Plot 759 Central Business District, Abuja. September 15, 2009.

National Climate Change Roundtable Conference by Federal Ministry of Environment. Held at the Sheraton
Hotels and Towers, Abuja, Nigeria, on the 27 th August, 2009.

GIS Day Conference organized by the Regional Centre for Training In Aerospace Surveys, Obafemi
Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. 11 th December, 2008

3 rd Annual Conference of the Faculty of Science,”The Role of Sciences in Combating Global Warming and
esponse to Sustainable National Development” organized by the Faculty of Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo
University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. 25 th – 27 th November, 2008.

3 rd Singapore Management University EDGE 2008 Conference.”Bridging The Gap: Entrepreneurship In
Theory And Practice” Organized by the Lee Kong Chian School Of Business, Singapore Management
University, Singapore. 9 th – 11 th July 2008.

Workshop on Strategic Management of Science, Technolgoy and Innovation (STI) for Economic
Development In Nigeria, Organised by National Centre for Technology Management Southwest Zonal Office,
Lagos, May 27 – 29, 2008 in Lokoja.

Workshop on Research Development, , RECTAS Mini-Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State,
Nigeria. Organized by Development Partnership in Higher Education (DELPHE), March, 10 and 11, 2008

Sciece Technology and Innovation Policy Dialogue for State Ministries and Local Governments, 29 th October
and 1 st November, 2007, Ogunbanjo Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile Ife, Nigeria.

International Workshop on The Use of Regionally Owned Space Infrastructure for Disaster management in
West and North Africa- Status Quo and Propects, 15 th – 16 th October, 2007, Rockview Hotel Abuja, Nigeria.

Cumputer for All Nigerians Initiatives (CANi), Conference Centre and Guest Houses Limited, O A U, Ile Ife,
Nigeria, 2007.

Efficient Management Of Technical Colleges In Nigeria For Sustainable Industrial Development, February 14
– 16, 2007, Onitsha, Nigeria.

International Stakeholders’ Workshop on Geo-Information System-Based Forest Monitoring In Nigeria,
NUC Auditorium, Maitama District, Abuja, March 27-30, 2006.

Stakeholder’s workshop on Adaptation for, Impact on, and Assessment of Climate Change (AIACC) held at
the Conference Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 2005.

Local and International Projects Undertaken


Assessment Social Science Research Systems: Doing Research programme. Grant from the Global
Development Network, New Delhi India

Technology Audit of Nigeria and Global Technology Trends of Possible Strategic Interest to the Nation.
Funded by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Building low-carbon innovation energy systems in Africa. A research grant by the African Network for the
Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics), Kenya.

Preparation of the final draft of the Nigeria’s second national communication to the United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change

Review of research and policy related to urban climate change adaptation in West Africa coordinated by the

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD),
Dakar, Senegal.

An Impact Assessment of the Education Trust Fund’s Micro-Science Kits Project (2008 – 2010); A
consultancy project to NACETEM by the Education Trust Fund (ETF)

Assessment of Evidence Literacy Level of Policy Makers in the Utilisation of STI Indicators in Policy Making
Process in Nigeria. A project sponsored by the New Partnership for African Development.

Evaluation of Source and Quality of Science and Technology Information Available to Ministry Officials and
Members of The National Assembly in Nigeria sponsored by the International Network for Availability Of
Scientific Publications (INASP)

Sustainable Industrial Development- GIS for Mapping Quality Infrastructure and Industrial Competitiveness in
the ECOWAS/UEMOA Region

Climate Variability, Climate Change and Food Security in sub-Saharan West Africa.

Study on Adaptation to Global Climate Change in Nigeria. Sponsored by Henrich Boll Fundation, Lagos,
Nigeria

Study on the Technology Transfer Requirements for Nigeria in relation to Climate Change. Sponsored by
Henrich Boll Fundation, Lagos, Nigeria

Study on Technological Entrepreneurial Attitudinal Status in the Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. Sponsored by
the World Bank Science and Technology Education Post-Basic (STEP-B) Project

Study on the Development of Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators. Sponsored by the NEPAD

Professional Membership

International Geospatial Society -Member-
Portland International Centre for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) -Member-
African Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics)
Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (Globelics)
(01/06/2017)
Member of International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) -Member- (03/01/2011)
African Technology Policy Studies Network (Member)