Dr. EZE Simon Chinedu.

Department: Crop Science
Faculty: Agriculture
Designation : Senior Lecturer
Email: simon.eze@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348036419427

Working Experience:

1988 - Appointed Extension Agent (EA) under Anambra State Agricultural Development Project. I was in charge of extension services in Uzo-uwani Local Govt. Area

1994 - Appointed Agric Officer 1 by The Enugu State Local Government Service Commission and posted to Ezeagu Local Govt. Council, Aguobu-Owa. I was in charge of Local Government Farm Project. Organized Young Farmers Club in Schools and Colleges.

1996 - Promoted to Senior Agric Officer. Assisted the Head of Department and supervised all agric. activities including extension service

1999 - Promoted to Principal Agric Officer. Now, Head of Agric and Vet Department, I was in charge of human and material resources in the Local Government Council Area. I was also in charge, Local Government Farm Projects (Animal and Crops). Supervisor of all agricultural activities including extension services. I was also Chairman, Farmers’ Council

2001 - Promoted to Assistant Chief Agric Officer. Duties and responsibilities remained as in Senior Agric Officer

2004 - Promoted to Chief Agric Officer. Duties and responsibilities remained as in Senior Agric Officer

2008 – date Appointed Lecturer 1, Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. As a lecturer, I teach students in different fields of Agriculture, supervise students’ projects in areas of Crop production and Postharvest technology. My research focus is on Crop production, Crop protection and Post-harvest technologies.

Special duties:

1. Editor-in-Chief: Departmental Newsletter “CropNews” 2010 to Date

2. Coordinator: Fac. Of Agric. 4th Year Programme, 2010 to 2014

3. Secretary, Crop Science Society of Nigeria, 2013 to Date

4, Assistant Secretary, International Society for Tropical Root Crops, African Branch, 2014 to Date

5. Departmental Examination Officer 2017 to Date


Area of Specialization
Membership of professional bodies
Publications (Articles and Journals)
Research archive