Meet Dr. Patrick Onyebuchi Agwu, Country Coordinator, Nigeria
Patrick is a postdoctoral research fellow of The DAAD climapAfrica programme- Climate research in Africa, which is hosted by the Department of Forest Production and Product, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and Tree-Ring Laboratory, Institute of Geography, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany.
“I am working on the topic “Climate sensitivity of growth, carbon accumulation and morpho-genetic diversity of selected tropical rain forest tree species in West Africa,” he tells us.
Patrick holds a Ph.D. in Climate Change and Biodiversity (CCB), Université Felix Houphouet Boigny, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, West African Science Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). He also holds a master of science in Forest Resources Management, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and bachelor’s degree in Forestry and Environmental Management, Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.
“I have collaborated with Tree-Ring Laboratory, Institute of Geography, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Institute for Biodiversity Research, University of Rostock, Rostock, and The Center for Development Research (ZEF) is an institute of the University of Bonn, Germany.”