Dr Chiji Ojukwu

Dr Chiji Ojukwu is the Director, Agriculture and Agro-industry Department of the African Development Bank.

From January 2011 to October 2013, he was Regional Director, at the Bank with responsibilities for policy and programming in six countries: Angola, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe and Zambia.

Earlier, he was Manager, North, East and South Regions in the Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department (2007 – 2010). He also held positions of senior, principal and chief agricultural economist from 1997 to 2007. He has taught and written many papers in the area of project analysis.

Dr Chiji Ojukwu is from Nigeria and holds a Ph.D. and a Master’s Degree in Development Economics and Project Planning from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture (agricultural economics) from the Obafemi Awolowo University,  Ile-Ife, Nigeria.