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Prof. (MRS.) EMMANUELLA CHINENYE ONYENECHERE - B. Sc., M. Sc., PGD (Edu.), Ph. D.

WORKING EXPERIENCE:
1. Imo State Public Utility Board, Owerri, Imo State (National Youth Service Corps Programme, 1990-1991)

2. University of Nigeria Secondary School, Nsukka (Geography Teacher, 1992 – 1993)

3. Imo State Environmental Protection Agency, Owerri (Hydrologist Grade II, 1995 – 1997)

4. Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri (Lecturer, 1997 – 2005)

5. Imo State University, Owerri (Lecturer I, 2005 - 2009; Senior Lecturer, 2009 – 2012; Reader, 2012-Till Date)

Member's Information

  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • 16TH May, 1970
  • PLACE OF BIRTH:
  • Enugu, Nigeria
  • L.G.A. OF ORIGIN:
  • Isiala Mbano L.G.A.
  • STATE OF ORIGIN:
  • Imo State
  • COUNTRY:
  • Nigeria
  • MARITAL STATUS:
  • Married with Children
Chapel Nursery/Primary School, llorin (1973 – 1981)
Federal Government Girls’ College, Bida (1981 – 1986)
Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu (1986 – 1990)
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1991 – 1996)
University of Port-Harcourt, Port-Harcourt (1998 – 2004)
University of Calabar (part time), Calabar (1999 – 2003)
Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri (August –November 2004)

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATES WITH DATES:
1. First School Leaving Certificate (1981)
2. West African School Certificate (1986)
3. B.Sc. (Hons.) Geography & Meteorology (1990)
4. M.Sc. Geography (with Specialization in Hydrology and Water Resources Management) (1997)
5. P.G.D. Education (2004)
6. Certificate in Information Technology (2004)
7. Ph. D. Geography (Regional Development Planning) (2004)

DETAILS OF TEACHING AT THE TERTIARY LEVEL:
Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri
Theories and Applications in Population Geography
Population and Settlement
Basic Elements of the Atmosphere & Biosphere
Climatology
Introduction to Regional Geography
Geographical Regions of Africa
Imo State University, Owerri
Hydrology and Water Resource Management
Population Geography I
Systematic Geography of Nigeria I & II
Industrial and Transportation System and Management
Water and Atmospheric Resources
Environmental Change and Sustainable Development
Techniques and Methods of Research

SUPERVISION OF RESEARCH PROJECTS:
SOME B.Sc HONOURS RESEARCH PROJECTS SUPERVISED

A Study of Rural Poverty: The Case of Isiala Mbano L.G.A. of Imo State ( Eze, H. I. in 2008). Climate Change and Water Resources Vulnerability: A Micro-study of Ikeduru L.G.A. (Ukanacho, U. P. in 2008). Problems of Soil Erosion in Ikeduru L.G.A. (Mgbachi, J.I. in 2010).
The Role of Agricultural Extension Workers in Rural Development: A Case Study of Isiala Mbano L.G.A. of Imo State (Ogini, E.F. in 2011).
A Study of Traffic Congestion in Orlu Municipality (Okoroiwu, O. in 2011).
The Impact of Transportation on Agricultural Production: A Case Study of Sapele L.G.A. of Delta State (Agu, P.U. in 2011).
A Critical Appraisal of the Ban on Motorcycle Operation in Port Harcourt Metropolis (Ogbuaku, I.C. in 2011).
Problems of Rural Water Supply in Isiala Mbano L.G.A., Imo State (Onuoha, P.M. in 2012)
Domestic Water Supply: A Case Study of Owerri Municipality (Onyeji, C. D. in 2012)

M.Sc THESES SUPERVISED/ UNDER SUPERVISION
1.)Domestic Water Vending: A Case Study of Enugu North L.G.A., Enugu State (Eleazu, E. I. in 2011).
2.) Rooftop Domestic Rainwater Harvesting in Owerri Municipality, Imo State: Status and Prospects (Otuka, C. in 2014).
3.) Interrogating Waterscapes: Gender and Water Resource Management in Imo State (Ajuzie, C. A. in progress).

Ph.D DISSERTATIONS SUPERVISED/UNDER CO-SUPERVISION
1.)The Efffectiveness of Externally Funded Water and Sanitation Project in Imo State: Case of Eu-MPP6 ( Ezirim, O. N. in 2012).
2.)Comparative Analysis of Quality of Water of From Public and Private Borehole Systems in Owerri Municipality, Imo State (Nwachukwu, G.A. in progress).
3.)Housing Inadequacy and Slum Development in Owerri Municipality (Uchegbu, M. I. in progress).

HONOURS, AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANTS RECEIVED:
1. Federal Republic of Nigeria Post-Graduate Scholarship Award for 1992/1993 Session.
2. The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA): Small Grants Programme for M.Sc. Thesis Writing Award, 1994.
3. The Center for Research and Documentation (CRD) Kano State, Nigeria: Small Grants Programme for Ph.D. Thesis Writing Award, 1999.
4. People State and Resource (PSR) Magazine, Woman of Merit Gold Award, 2008.

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA): Gender Institute Research Grant, 2008.
Catholic Women Organisation (CWO) Honour entitled “Future Hope” by St. Benedict Catholic Church, Amaraku, Isiala Mbano L.G.A., Imo State, Nigeria

COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERSHIP/ RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Member, Editorial Board of Environmental Research and Development Journal (Annual publication of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Imo State University), 2006 – till date.
2. Assistant Editor, Journal of Women Studies and Research (Annual Publication of the Association of Women Educationists in Nigeria), 2003 – till date.
3. Member, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Environmental Sanitation Committee, 2005.
4. Member, School of Social Sciences, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Research and Publication Committee, 2005.
5. Member, Higher Degree Supervision Committee, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Imo State University, 2006 – till date.
6. Member, Publication Committee, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Imo State University, 2006 – till date.
7. Member, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). 2007 – till date.
8. Rapporteur, Government of Imo State of Nigeria: Ministry of Petroleum and Environment’s Environment Stakeholders’ Forum, Nov. 2007.
9. Member, Internal Audit Committee of ASUU-IMSU Chapter, 2007.
10. Member, ICT Committee, Imo State University, 2008.
11. Reviewer, Agricultural Water Management Journal by Elsevier Publishers, 2008.
12. Reviewer, Open Hydrology Journal by Bentam Science Publishers, 2008-till date.
13. Reviewer, Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development by International Research Journals (Educational Research) ; www.interesjournals.org/ER, 2010.
14. Chair, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, and Social Change Session at the 9th Annual Conference of Igbo Studies Association, Washington, DC., USA, April, 2011.
15. Presenter/Lecturer, Government of Imo State of Nigeria: Ministry of Culture and Tourism’s Ahiajoku Lecture Colloquium, Dec. 2011. Paper title – “Global Warming, Climate Change and Igbo Civilization”.
16. Reviewer, British Journal of Environment and Climate Change by SCIENCEDOMAIN International Journals; www.sciencedomain.org. 2011.
17. Member, Committee on Ahiara Declaration in Imo State University, 2012.
18. Member, Senate Committee on Journal Publication, Imo State University, 2012.
19. Member, Board of School of Post Graduate Studies, Imo State University, 2012.
20. Academic Adviser, 200 Level IMSU’S Geography & Env. Mgt Dept. Students, 2009- Till Date.
21. Reviewer, Urban Water Journal by Taylor & Francis Group Publishers, 2012.
22. Member, Gender Committee of ASUU-IMSU Chapter, 2014.
23. Member, Government of Imo State of Nigeria: Ministry of Public Utility’s Water & Sanitation Policy Stakeholders’ Forum, Nov. 2014.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Member, Association of Nigerian Geographers
Member, Nigerian Meteorological Society
Member, International Water Association
Member, Igbo Studies Association

POSTS HELD AND PARTICIPATION IN CAPACITY BUILDING:
1. Health prefect in Federal Government Girls’ College, Bida. 1985 - 1986
2. Class Representative in Anambra State University of Tech., Enugu. 1989 – 1990
3. Chairperson – Society for Women and AIDS in Africa, Nigerian Chapter, Imo State Branch. (N.G.O.). 1998 – 2001.
4. Member, Imo State Action Committee on AIDS. 2000 – 2001
5. Head, Department of Geography, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, 2005.
6. Chairman, Local Organizing Committee of A Rural Development Seminar with theme “Poverty Issues in Rural Development” held at Imo State University Auditorium from 19th to 20th March, 2008.
7. Associate Member, State Working Group on NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa’s Development).
8. South East Representative (Council Position in NEC; Association of Nigerian Geographers) Officer of the Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG) for the years (2014-Till Date) Board Member, BENTAM open hydrology journal.
9. Chairman, Local Organizing Committee of A Rural Development Seminar with Theme “Rural Water Supply” held at Imo State University Auditorium from 8th to 9th April, 2009.
10. Member, Local Organizing Committee of The 1st Technology, Education and Environment Conference with Theme “E-Activity and Technology in a Changing Environment” held at Omoku, Nigeria from 5th to 8th September, 2010.
11. Coordinator, Post-Graduate Studies Programme, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Imo State University, Owerri. 2010 – till Date.
13. Head, Department of Geography & Environ. Mangt., Imo State University. 2013-2014.
14. Participated in a Capacity Building Workshop Organized by Education Trust Fund (ETF) and National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) for Lecturers in Nigerian Colleges of Education, at Owerri in August 2004.
15. Participated in a HIV/AIDS Counselling Workshop Conducted by Society for Women and AIDS in Africa Nigerian Chapter (SWAAN), at Lagos in August, 1998.
16. Participated in the Center for Research and Documentation (CRD) Annual Research Training Workshop (Damina School) held at Kano from 15th to 25th August 1999.
17. Participated in Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) Training of Trainers Methodological Workshop at Dakar, Senegal in Dec. 2007.
18. Participated in Working Group on Improving Research in IMSU, Owerri: Improving Quality of Research Workshop at Owerri in June 2007.
19. Participated in Government of Imo State of Nigeria: Ministry of Petroleum and Environment Stakeholders Forum/Workshop at Owerri in Nov. 2007.
20. Participated in CODESRIA gender institute at Dakar, Senegal in June 2008.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Reading, Cooking and Playing Badminton
11. LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
English, Igbo and Yoruba
12. PUBLICATIONS:
12.1 UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH PROJECT REPORT, THESIS AND DISSERTATION:
(Pls. note: Uzoma, E.C. is the maiden name of Onyenechere, E.C.)
1. Uzoma, E.C. (1990). Water Supply and Distribution in Enugu Urban. Unpublished B.Sc. Project Report, Dept. of Geography & Meteorology, Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu.
2. Uzoma, E.C. (1996). A Comparative Analysis of Rural Water Supply in Parts of Enugu State. Unpublished M.Sc. Thesis, Dept. of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
3. Onyenechere, E.C. (2001). The Effect of Day Studentship on the Teaching and Learning of Geography as a Discipline in Secondary Schools in Owerri Urban. Unpublished P.G.D.E. Project Report, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Nigeria.
4. Onyenechere, E.C. (2004). A Spatial Analysis of Rural Women Informal Economic Activities in the Development Process of Rural Areas: A Case Study of Imo State. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Geography, University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.
12.2 CO – EDITORSHIP OF BOOKS:
1. Igbozurike, U.M., Awuzie, U.A., and Onyenechere, E.C (editors). (2008). Rural Poverty in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri.
2. Igbozurike, U.M., Ijioma, M.A., and Onyenechere, E.C (editors). (2010). Rural Water Supply in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri.
12.3 CHAPTERS IN BOOKS AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS OF PROCEEDINGS:
1. Onyenechere, E.C. (1998). “The Role of Women Co-operatives in the Proper Management
of the Environment: A Case Study of Amaraku Community, Imo State”, in I.E., Ukpong (ed.), Geography and the Nigerian Environment, The Nigerian Geographical Association, Afahaide and Bros., Uyo, pp. 143-148.
2. Onyenechere, E.C. (1999). “Enhancing Rural Tourism for National Development: A Case of Oguta Lake Resort”, in M.O. Ezegbe, & S.C. Owunwa (eds.),Social Sciences and National Development, Whyte and Whyte, Owerri, pp. 126-132.
3. Onyenechere, E.C. (2005). “Effect of Women Economic Activities on Rural-Urban
Migration”, in D. Werner, B. Siegfried and C. Nwajiuba (eds.), Farming And Rural System Economics: Migration And Livelihood in Southeast Nigeria, Margraf Verlag Publishers, Weikersheim, Germany, pp. 75-84.
4. Onyenechere, E.C., Duru, P.N., and Ebomuche, N.C. (2007). “The Challenge of Poverty
Reduction and Environmental Protection in Rural Imo State: The Way Forward”, in R.C. Iwuchukwu, et al. (eds.), The Challenges of Development in the 21st Century, National Association of Women Academics, Owerri, pp. 230-242.
5. Chukwuma – Uchegbu,M and Onyenechere, E.C. (2007). “The Implication of Urban Poverty
and Destitution on the Quality of the Built Environment,” in R.C. Iwuchukwu, et al. (eds.), The Challenges of Development in the 21st Century, National Association of Women Academics, Owerri, pp. 243-250.
6. Onyenechere, E.C. (2008). “Reflections on the Problems and Prospects of Urban and Rural
Informal Sector in Nigeria”, in A.B. Mamman et al. (eds.) Resource exploitation, Urbanization and Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Joyce Publishers, Kaduna, pp. 150-158.
7. Onyenechere, E.C. (2008) “The Effect of Rural Women Informal Economic Activities on
Reduction of Poverty Incidence in Imo State”, in U.M. Igbozurike, et al. (eds.), Rural Poverty in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri, pp. 99-110..
8. Onyenechere, E.C. and Adeyemo, A.M. (2008) “Poverty and Regional Inequality:
Conceptual and Policy Issues”, in U.M. Igbozurike, et al. (eds.), Rural Poverty in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri, pp. 151-160.
9. Azuwike, D.O., Onyenechere, E.C., and Njoku, J.D. (2008) “ Report of
Round Table Discussion on Poverty and Rural Development”, in U.M. Igbozurike, et al. (eds.), Rural Poverty in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri, pp. 365-374.
10. Onyenechere, E.C. and Igbozurike, U. (2008) “Women Crop Farmers’ Adaptation to Rainfall
Variability and Climate Change in Amaraku Community, Imo State, Nigeria”, in D.Werner, B.Siegfried and C.Nwajiuba (eds.), Farming and Rural System Economics : Climate Change and Adaptation in Nigeria, Margraf Verlag Publishers, Weikersheim, Germany, pp.65-73.
11. Onyenechere,E.C. (2008) “ Gender Equality and Economic Empowerment : Study of
Demographic Components of Rural Women in Imo State”, in F.E.Bisong (ed.), Geography and the Millennium Development Goals : Translating Vision into Reality in Nigeria, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Ultimate Index, Calabar, pp. 497-503.
12. Iro,S.I. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2008) “ Poverty Reduction Programmes in Rural
Parts of Imo State : Vision and Reality in a Juxtapose?”, in F.E.Bisong (ed.), Geography and the Millennium Development Goals : Translating Vision into Reality in Nigeria, Association of Nigerian Geographers, Ultimate Index Publishers, Calabar, pp. 587-591.
Nosike, A.N., Onyenechere, E.C. and Njoku, A.C. (2009) “Education and Rural
Development in Nigeria: Options, Experiences and Challenges”, in Oguzor,N.S. and Adebola, H.E. (eds.), Education, Development and Changing Environment, Granada-Spain: International Association for Teaching and Learning (IATEL).
Onyenechere, E.C and Okafor, C.A. (2010) “Rural Water Vending and Willingness to pay for Water in Obowo L.G.A., Imo State” in U.M.Igbozurike, et al., (eds.), Rural Water Supply in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri, pp. 322-333.
Onyenechere, E.C. (2010) “Implications of Water Privatization for Rural Development in Nigeria”, in U.M.Igbozurike, et al., (eds.) Rural Water Supply in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri, pp. 349-358.
Azuwike, D.O., Onyenechere, E.C., and Njoku, J.D. (2010) “ Report of Round Table Discussion on Rural Water Supply”, in U.M.Igbozurike, et al., (eds.), Rural Water Supply in Nigeria, Cape Publishers, Owerri, pp. 421- 425.
17. Onyenechere, E.C. (2012) “Emerging Partnerships in Water Service Provision in Owerri City, Nigeria”, in IWA’s Water Solutions for Liveable and Sustainable Cities, the Proceedings of 3rd Singapore International Water Week “Water Convention”, Singapore.

JOURNAL ARTICLES:
1. Onyenechere, C. (1998). “Rural Water Supply in Imo State; The Need for an Effective Conservation Strategy” Social Studies, (Journal of the Department of Social Studies, A.I.C.E., Owerri), Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 115-120.
2. Onyenechere, E. (2000). “Community Education: A Dynamic Instrument for Community
Development”, The Social Educator, (A Journal of the National Association of Social Educators), Vol.1, No.11, pp. 31-34.
3. Onyenechere, E.C. (2000). “Rural Periodic Markets and Economic Development in Obowo
L.G.A., Imo State”, Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 4, No, 1, pp.20-24.
4. Onyenechere, E.C. (2000), “Condom Issues and HIV/AIDS Infection in Rural Nigeria: A Case Study of SWAAN CSW Project,” African Journal of Social and Policy Studies, Vol.1, No. 2, pp.217-221.
5. Onyenechere, E.C. (2000). “Geographical and Economic Aspects of CHBC for PLWAs:
The Implications on National Development”, African Journal of Social and Policy Studies, Vol. 1, No.2, pp.217-221.
6. Onyenechere,E.C (2001). “Refuse Disposal Management in Owerri: A Spatial-Behavioural
Diagnosis”, African Journal of Environmental Studies Vol.2,No.2, pp.108-111.
7. Onyenechere, E.C (2003). “Obstacles of Effective Teaching and Learning of Geography in Secondary Schools in Ideato North L.G.A., Imo State, Nigeria”, Alvana Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.1, No.1, pp.135-142.
8. Onyenechere, E.C., S.A. Abere, and A.N. Nosike. (2003) “Women, Environment and Rural Development in Nigeria: The Case of Ideato North L.G.A., Imo State”,Journal of Women Studies and Research, Vol.1, Nos. 1and 2, pp. 46-49.
9. Onyenechere, E.C. (2003). “Rural Water Supplies in Ebonyi and Enugu States of Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis”, Journal of Environmental Management and Education Vo.1,No 1,pp.9-17.
10. Nosike, A.N., E.C. Onyenechere, and S.A Abere. (2003). “Ecological Degradation and Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policy Implications of Soil Fertility”, Journal of Environmental Management and Education, Vol.1, No. 1, pp.36-43.
11. Onyenechere, E.C. (2004). “Women in Rural Development: The Case of Ideato North L.G.A., Imo State: Environment as a Critical Factor”, Environmental Watch, (A Journal of the School of Environmental Studies, The Federal Polytechnic, Bida), Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 9-17.
12. Onyenechere, E.C. (2004). “Industrial and Service Water Demand/Consumption in Ebonyi and Enugu States: Avoidance of Land Dereliction”, International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol.1, No.1,pp.90-94.
13. Onyenechere, E.C. (2004.) “Domestic and Commercial Water Demand and Consumption in Rural Enugu and Ebonyi States, Nigeria”, Knowledge Review Journal, Vol. 8. No. 2, pp. 108-111.
14. Onyenechere, E.C. (2004). “Spatial Analysis of Rural Residential Water Demand and Consumption: Evidence from Enugu and Ebonyi States, Nigeria”, Inter-World Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.2, No. 2, pp.135-140.
15. Obilo, E.E. and E.C. Onyenechere, (2004) “Women, Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development in Ideato North L.G.A., Imo State”, Knowledge Review Journal, Vol.9, No. 1, pp.31-34.
16. Onyenechere, E.C. (2004). “Water Supply Measures Used by the rural people of Ebonyi and Enugu, Nigeria”, The Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, (IWA:The U.K.), Vol. 53, No.6, pp. 425-431
17. Onyenechere, E.C.(2004). “Environmental Constraints to Women’s Role Performance in Rural Development: The Case of Ideato North Local Government Area in Imo State , Nigeria”, Journal of Environmental Management and Education, Vol.1, No. 2, pp.217-223.
18. Echebiri, R.A., E.C. Onyenechere, and J.E. Akonye, (2005). “Improving the Quality of Governance in Nigeria: A Case for Realistic Policy Planning in Local Government”, Journal of Qualitative Education, Vol,. 1, No. 3, pp.30-35.
19. Onyenechere, E.C. and N.C Ebomuche, (2005). “A Land-use Analysis of Isiala Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State,” The Nigerian Academic Forum, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp.76-79.
20. Onyenechere, E.C. and L.I. Akunya, (2005). “Water supply and Rural Development in Enugu and Ebonyi States of Nigeria”, Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development, Vol. 6, No.3, pp.126-130.
21. Onyenechere , E.C. and H.U. Amadi. (2005). “Rural- Urban Migration: Its implication for Urban Planning in Nigeria,” Alvana Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 53-62.
22. Onyenechere, E.C. (2006). “A Spatial Analysis of Rural Women Vocational Enterprises and Handicraft in Imo State, Nigeria”, WOREC Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 41-48.
23. Onyenechere, E.C. (2006). “Constraints on Rural Women Informal Economic Activities in ` Imo State: The Case of Oguta L.G.A.” ,Journal of Geographic Thought, Vol.8, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 16-27.
24. Onyenechere, E.C. (2006). “Rural Women Informal Economic Activities in the Niger Delta: Effect of Educational Level in Identifying Constraints”, Environmental Research and Development Journal, Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Imo State University, Owerri, Vol. 1, No.2, pp. 20-25.
25. Dike, D.N. and E.C. Onyenechere (2006). “The Public Transport Industry and Franchising in Nigeria” ,Environmental Research and Development Journal, Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences Imo State University, Owerri, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 61-67.
26. Onyenechere, E.C. and R.C. Ezeonye, (2007). “Analyzing and Addressing Low Rural Women Income in Imo State: A Panacea for Sustainable Rural Development”, Multidisciplinary Journal of Empirical Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 85-90.
Onyenechere, E.C. (2008). “Rural Women’s Perception of Factors Responsible for their Participation in the Informal Sector of Imo state”, The Abuja Journal of Geography and Development, Vol. 2, No.1, pp. 14- 24.
28. Chukwuma-Uchegbu, M. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2009). “Effect of Urban Poverty and Destitution on the Quality of the Built Environment”, Journal of Environmental Research and Policies, Vol. 4, No.1, pp. 130-133.
Okereke, P.A. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2009). “Evaluating Externally Funded Water Supply Projects in Nigeria”, Asian Journal of Water, Environ -ment and Pollution (The Netherlands), Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 61-65.
30. Onyenechere, E.C. (2009). “Towards Gender Equality and Economic Empowerment: An Analysis of Demographic Components of Rural Women in Imo State, Southeast Nigeria”, The Open Social Science Journal (The Netherlands), Vol. 2, pp.82-90.
31. Azuwike, O.D. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2009). “Typology of Urban Flora in Owerri Capital Area: Indigenous Flora as Anti-modern Symbols”, Journal of The Association of The Architectural Educators in Nigeria, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 95-100.
32. Onyenechere, E.C. (2009). “The Constraints of Rural Women in Informal Economic Activities in Imo State, Nigeria”, CODESRIA’s Africa Development Journal (Senegal), Vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 83-101.
33. Chukwuma-Uchegbu, M. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2009). “Effect of Urban Poverty and Destitution on the Quality of the Built Environment”, International Journal of Architecture and Built Environment, Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 109-112.
34. Onyenechere, E.C. (2009) “Effect of Rural Women Informal Economic Activities on Employment Creation in Imo State”, The Nigerian Geographical Journal, New Series Vol. 5, No.2, pp. 125-140.
35. Onyenechere, E.C. (2010) “Appraisal of Rural Development Programmes in Imo State of Nigeria”, Journal of Social Sciences (India), Vol. 22, No.3, pp. 173-178.
36. Onyenechere, E.C. (2010) “Climate Change and Spatial Planning Concerns in Nigeria:
Remedial Measures for More Effective Response”, Journal of Human Ecology (India), Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 137- 148.
37. Onyenechere, E.C. (2010) “Social Infrastructural Facilities and the Promotion of Rural Development in Imo State, Nigeria: A Preliminary Study”, Confluence Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 23-33.
38. Onyenechere, E.C. (2011) “The Informal Sector and the Environment in Nigerian Towns:
What we know and what we still need to know”, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, (Pakistan), Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 61-69.
39. Onyenechere, E.C. (2011) “Spatial Distribution of Women Informal Economic Activities in The Rural Areas of Imo State, Nigeria”, Journal of Geography And Regional Planning, (Academic Journals-Online: Kenya & Lagos), Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 20-35.
40. Onyenechere, E.C. (2011) “Effect of Day-Studentship on Study of Geography among Female Students in Secondary Schools in Owerri, Nigeria”, African Research Review, (Ethiopia), Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 243-253.
41. Onyenechere, E.C., D.O. Azuwike and Enwereuzor, A.I. (2011) “Effect of Rainfall Variability On Water Supply in Ikeduru L.G.A. of Imo State, Nigeria”, African Research Review, (Ethiopia), Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 223-241.
42. Onyenechere, E. C. (2011) “Informal Economic Activities of Rural Women in Imo State Nigeria: Implications for Rural Development Planning”, Nigerian Geographical Journal, New Series Vol. 7, Nos. 1, pp.31-42.
43. Onyenechere, E. C. (2012) “Global Warming, Climate Change and Igbo Civilization”, University Of Mauritius Research Journal (Mauritius), Vol. 18, pp. 19-40.
44. Onyenechere, E. C., Eleazu, E.I., Azuwike, O.D, Osuji, S., and Igwe, C.F. (2012) “The Dynamics of Domestic Water Vending in Enugu North L.G.A. of Enugu State, Nigeria”, Journal of Water Resource and Protection (USA), Vol.4, No. 4, pp. 224-230.
45. Onyenechere, E.C. and Osuji, S. (2012) “Water Service Provision in Owerri City, Nigeria”, Journal of Water Resource and Protection (USA), Vol. 4, No. 7, pp. 497-506.
46. Onyenechere, E.C., Eleazu, E.I. and Umeh, A.O. (2012) “Domestic Water Vendors’ Supply Sources and Quality Implications in Enugu State, Nigeria”, Interna -tional Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Management (India), Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 9-21.
47. Onyenechere, E.C. and Osuji, S.C. (2012) “Life of Mary Nzimiro (1898-1993): Lessons for the Future of Women Entrepreneurship in South Eastern Region, Nigeria”, International Journal of Development and Management Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 1-10.
48. Nosike, A., Abere, S.A., Oguzor, N.S., Onyenechere, E.C. and Opara, J. (2012) “Gender, Forest Resources Management and Sustainable Household Economies in South-Eastern Nigeria”, International Journal of Research in Management, Economics and Commerce, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. 29-41.
49. Onyenechere, E.C. (2012) “Emerging Partnerships in Water Service Provision in Owerri City, Nigeria”, Water Practice and Technology Journal, (IWA:The U.K.), Vol. 7, No. 4, wpt.2012.063.
50. Onyenechere, E.C., Ezirim, O.N. and Chibo, C.N. (2013) “Spatial Distribution of the European Union-Assisted Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in Imo State, Nigeria”, Global Advanced Research Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 111-120.
51. Ezirim, O.N. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2013) “Issues of Access to and Utilization of Project Services amongst Communities with the EU-MPP6 Water Supply And Sanitation Projects in Imo State, Nigeria”, Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 6, pp. 239-266.
52. Osuji, S.C. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2013) “The Challenges of Mobility within Owerri City, Nigeria”, Canadian Social Science Journal, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 68-73.
53. Onyenechere, E.C. and Ezirim, O.N. (2013) “European Union Assisted Water Projects in Imo State, Nigeria: Community Participation and Socio-economic effects”, Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 60-89.
54. Osuji, S. C. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2013) “Transportation Modes Operating in Owerri (The Igbo Heartland City)”, Journal of the Academic World”, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 193-198.
55. Ezirim Onyekwere and Onyenechere Emmanuella (2014) “Planning and Execution of the European Union-Assisted Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in Imo State, Nigeria: Constraints, Lessons and Success Factors”, British Journal of Applied Science and Technology, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 764-774.
56. Onyenechere, E. C., Chikwendu, L. and Onyeji, C. D. (2014) “Urban Residential Water Demand and Consumption: The Case of Owerri Municipality, Nigeria”, International Journal of Research and Advancement in Environmental Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 5-12.
57. Onyenechere, E.C. (2014) “Gender and Age Analysis of Casual Labourers in the Informal Labour Market of Owerri Metropolis, Nigeria”, Nigerian Geographical Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 103-124.
58. Onyenechere, E. C. (2014) “Gender and Geography: A Preliminary Survey of Gender Balance of Academics in Nigerian University Geography Departments”, Nigerian Geographical Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 81-96.
59. Chukwukere, P. O. and Onyenechere, E. C. (2015) “Gender and Climate Change Mitigation: A Review”, International Journal of Social Sciences And Humanities Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 34-45.
60. Onyenechere, E.C., Okorie, F.C., Chikwendu, L. and Iheagwam, J.O. (2015) “Rainfall Variability Impacts on Crop Yield and Rainwater Harvesting in Imo State: The Case of Owerri and Its Environs”, Global Research Journal Science, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 9-25.
61. Onyenechere, E.C. (2015) “Assessment of Quality of Harvested Rainwater Stored in Underground Tanks and their Adjacent Soils in Imo State”, (On-going Research).
62. Onyenechere, E.C. (2015) Citizens Rights, Citizens Obligation: Enabling Water Reforms in Owerri City, Nigeria”, (On-going Research).

NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND PAPER TITLES:
1. Onyenechere, E.C. (1997). “The Role of Women Co-operatives in the Proper Management of the Environment: A Case study of Amaraku Community, Imo State” 41st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Geographical Association, Uyo, Nigeria, May.
2. Onyenechere, E.C. (1998). “Condom Issues and Infection: A Case Study of SWAAN CSW Project at Amaraku, Nigeria” SWAA VIIth PAN African Conference, Dakar, Senegal, December.
3. Onyenechere, E.C. (1999). “A Geo-Economic Analysis of Community Home Based Care for PLWAs and their families in Africa (Case Study Nigeria): Implications for the Future”, 11th International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa, Lusaka, Zambia, September.
4. Onyenechere, E.C (2004). “ Industrial and Service Water Demand and Consumption in Rural Ebonyi and Enugu State: Avoidance of Land Dereliction” , 46th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Geographical Association, Makurdi, Nigeria, January.
5. Onyenechere, E.C (2005). “Constraints on Rural Women Informal Economic Activities in Niger Delta: The Case of Oguta L.G.A. , Imo State”, 47th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Geographical Association, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, August.
6. Onyenechere, E.C. (2006). “Analyzing and addressing Low Rural Women Income in Imo State Nigeria”, 48th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Geographical Association, Yola, Nigeria, August.
7. Onyenechere, E.C. and Chukwuma – Uchegbu, M. (2006). “Linkages Between Urban Poverty and Destitution and The Effect on the Quality of the Built Environment”, 5th International Conference of the National Association of Women Academics, Owerri, Nigeria, September.
8. Onyenechere, E.C. and Ezurike, C.I.M (2007). “ Effect of Day - Studentship on The Study of Geography Among Female Students in Secondary Schools in Owerri Metropolis”, 2nd Bi-Annual International Conference of the Forum for African Women Educationalist (FAWE) Nigeria, Owerri, Nigeria, May.
9. Onyenechere, E.C. (2007) “Reflections on the Problems and Prospects of Urban and Rural Informal Sector in Nigeria”, 49th Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Abuja, Nigeria, October.
Onyenechere, E.C. (2008) “Gender Equality and Economic Empowerment : Study of Demographic Components of Rural Women in Imo State”, 50th Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Calabar, Nigeria, August.
Iro,S.I. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2008) “ Poverty Reduction Programmes in Rural Parts of Imo State: Vision and Reality in a Justapose?”, 50th Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Calabar, Nigeria, August.
Onyenechere, E.C. (2010) “ Social Infrastructural Facilities and the Rural Areas in Imo State, Nigeria”, 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Anyigba, Nigeria, March.
13. Onyenechere, E.C. (2010) “Effect of Rural Women Informal Economic Activities on Employment Creation in Imo State”, International Conference On The Informal Sector and Informal Employment, Hanoi, Vietnam, May.
14. Enwereuzor, A.I. and Onyenechere, E.C. (2011) “Effect of Rainfall Variability on Water Supply in Ikeduru L.G.A., Imo State”, 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Sokoto, Nigeria, February.
15. Onyenechere, E.C. (2011) “The Life and Times of Chief (Mrs.) Mary Nzimiro of Oguta, 1898-1993: Lessons for the Future of Women Entrepreneurship in Igboland”, 9th Annual Conference Of Igbo Studies Association, Washington, DC.,USA, April.
16. Onyenechere, E.C.(2011) “Water and Sanitation Service Provision in Owerri City, Nigeria”, 4th European Conference on African Studies, Uppsala, Sweden, July.
17.Onyenechere, E.C.(2011) “Implications of Water Privatization for Poverty Reduction and Urban Development in Nigeria”, 4th European Conference on African Studies, Uppsala, Sweden, July.
18. Onyenechere, E.C. (2012) “The Constraints of Rural Women Entrepreneurs in the Informal Economy of Imo State,Nigeria”,African Entrepreneurs: Past and Present International Conference, Tel Aviv University & Ben-Gurion University Beer-Sheva, Israel, May.
19. Onyenechere, E.C. (2012) “Emerging Partnerships in Water Service Provision in Owerri City, Nigeria”, 3rd Singapore International Water Week - Water Convention, Singapore, July.
20. Onyenechere, E. C. (2015) “Assessment of Quality of Harvested Rainwater Stored in Underground Tanks and their Adjacent Soils in Imo State, Nigeria”, Water, Soil and Waste – Dresden Nexus Conference, UNU- FLORES, Germany, March.
21. Onyenechere, E.C. (2015) Citizens Rights, Citizens Obligation: Enabling Water Reforms in Owerri City, Nigeria”, 6th European Conference on African Studies, Paris, France, August.

NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF REFEREES:
1.) Professor U.M. Igbozurike Dept. of Geography & Environmental Management, Imo State University, P.M.B. 2000, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
2.) Professor Barbara Sponholz Dept. of Geology & Geography, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg Germany.