Experts Network

MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network. Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Prof. Njidda M Gadzama

Professor University of MaiduguriZoology and Environmental Science


Location: Borno, Nigeria


Prof Njidda M. Gadzama is Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Environmental Science at University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. He is an academic leader having been pioneer Pro-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria; Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri; and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt. He graduated BA (Biology), McPherson College, Kansas (1964); MSc (Zoology), Long Island University (1967), PhD (Entomology), New York University (1971). He has in excess of 80 scholarly publications in referred journals, conference proceedings, edited books and monographs; also the founding Director of Centre for Arid Zone Studies and Biotechnology Centre at University of Maiduguri. He has published in leading journals such as Journal of Experimental Zoology; Tissue and Cell; Journal of Morphology; Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development and many others. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Entomological Society of Nigeria and the Environmental Society of Nigeria. He was a Visiting Professor to University of Frankfurt and to Office of Arid Land Studies, University of Arizona. He has travelled widely to 30 countries.