Mr. Mohammed Tiyumtaba Shaibu
Principal Technologist

Degrees: MPhil in Agribusiness (UG),
BSc Agricultural Technology (UDS-Temale), Cert (Wageningen University)

ACHIEVEMENTS

Awards and Recognitions
  • Scale in Semi-Arid Region’s Project and A. G. Leventis Scholarship foundation awards
  • RESEARCH

    Research Interest
  • Climate change research, agricultural marketing and value chains as well as crop-livestock systems.
  • BRIEF PROFILE

    Mr. Mohammed Tiyumtaba Shaibu is a Ghanaian and an early career researcher working for Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Animal Research Institute, Tamale, Ghana. Mr. Shaibu is a Principal Technologist and an Agribusiness expert. He head’s the commercialization wing of the Institutes’ satellite station at Nyankpala, Northern Region, Ghana. He holds an M. Phil in Agribusiness from University of Ghana, Legon and a B. Sc, Agricultural Technology with major in Agricultural Economics and Extension from the University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana. He also holds a certificate in local economic development (LED) from Wageningen University. His master’s thesis proposal won him two awards namely adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Region’s Project and A. G. Leventis Scholarship foundation awards. Mr. Shaibu is an expert in socio-economic data collection and familiar with using various econometric methods in managing scientific data. He is also interested in investigating the impact of climate change and variability on smallholder farmers. This, he has demonstrated in his publications in journals and as book chapters. Summarily, his research focuse is on climate change research, agricultural marketing and value chains as well as crop-livestock systems. He is a reviewer to a reputable journal, Geo Journal, and has used some of his time to review and make contributions to graduate students’ thesis in Ghana for free. Since 2010, Mr. Shaibu has been involved in several donor-funded projects including USAID Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa-RISING), Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) and Challenge Programme on Water and Food (CPWF)/Volta Basin 2 project. He has attended and made presentations in both local and international conferences and workshops. Mr. Shaibu has 12 publications as book chapters, conference proceedings and peer-reviewed journal such as Climate and Development, West Africa Journal of Applied Ecology, Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology to mention but a few.

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