Uchendu Chigbu

School of Real Estate & Planning (University of Reading)

Uchendu E. Chigbu is an interdisciplinary Development Researcher with experience in rural development and natural resource (land and water) governance in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is an Assistant at the Chair of Land Management, in the Centre for Land, Water and Environmental Risk Management, Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen, Germany.

With backgrounds in Estate Management (ABSU, Nigeria), Business Management (Reading, UK) and Land Management (TUM, Germany). He is a member of AESOP Young Academics Network; a Fellow of the African Good Governance Network (AGGN); and the Nigerian Country Vice-President for the International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF). His research interests range from land-based approaches to territorial rural and urban development, to relationship of people to land.


Uchendu Chigbu
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