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Ugwuja, Vivian Chinelo



Mrs Ugwuja, Vivian Chinelo is an assistant lecturer in the department of Agricultural Economics & Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt. She obtained her B.Agric (Animal Science) from University of Nigeria Nsukka and was the best graduating student for the year 2001. She obtained her M.Sc in Agricultural Economics from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Rivers State in 2010. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Agricultural Finance at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has published a chapter in a book, eight journals (national and international) and many conference proceedings, she has attended conferences, workshops and trainings.

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  • Gender access to micro-credit in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.
  • Socio-economic factors affecting loan repayment among farmers.
  • Comparative analysis of semi-formal and informal micro-credit available to farmers.
  • Determinants of savings among farmers.


Farm Management:

  • Record keeping behaviours among farmers.
  • Socio-economic factors affecting record keeping among farmers.