Dr. Emmanuel Akpabio

Country of current residence





Akpabio, E. M.  2012.  Water Meanings, Sanitation Practices and Hygiene Behaviours in the Cultural Mirror: a perspective.  Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 2 (3) : 168-181 .
Akpabio, E. M..  2012.  Water Beliefs and the Changing times in Nigeria.  In: Hans P. Hahn, K. Cless and J. Soentgen (eds.): People at the Well: Kinds, Usages and Meanings of Water in a Global Perspective. Campus Verlag, Frankfurt.  266-280. 
Akpabio, E. M..  2012.  Water Supply and Sanitation Services Sector in Nigeria: The policy Trend and Practice Constraints. 
Akpabio, E. M. and S. V. Subramanian.  2012.  Traditional Ecological Knowledge: an Emerging framework for Understanding Water and Sanitation Practices in Nigeria. 


Akpabio, E. M.  2011.  Community view of Public Water Projects and the Challenges Posed to State Institutions in Nigeria.  African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 4 (4) : 35-54 .
Akpabio, E. M..  2011.  Water and People: Perception and Management Practices in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.  Society and Natural Resources, 24 (6) : 584-596 . Further Information


Akpabio, E. M..  2010.  Integrated Water Resources Management in Nigeria: Local factors and institutional challenges..  Lap Lambert Academic Publishing. Germany.
Akpabio, E. M..  2010.  Indigenous Approach to Water Management in Nigeria: Making Sense of the Stigmatized Elements.  In: A. A. Apusigah and D. Millar (eds.): ). Endogenous Knowledge and African Development: Issues, Challenges and Options. CAPTURED Africa.University Printing Press, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.  111-122. 
Akpabio, E. M. and N. S. Akpan.  2010.  ). Governance and Oil Politics in Nigeria’s Niger Delta: The Question of Distributive Equity.  Journal of Human Ecology , 30(2 : 111-121 .
Akpabio, E. M. and N. S. Akpan.  2010.  Power supply and environmental sustainability in the University of Uyo: An agenda for full-blown research in. Nigeria..  Journal of African Studies and Development , 2, 6 : 32-143 .


Akpabio, E. M..  2009.  Basic Techniques in Environmental Analysis..  In: Ukpong, I. E. (Ed). (eds.): Perspectives on Environmental Management. . Environmental Systems Club Inc, Nigeria.  358-398. 
Akpabio, E. M..  2009.  Institutions and Environmental Maanagement in Nigeria..  In: Ukpong, I. E. (Ed). (eds.): Perspectives on Environmental Management.. Environmental Systems Club Inc, Nigeria.  521-534-Book Five.. 
Akpabio, E. M. and E. M. Ekanem.  2009.  Water Uncertainties in Southeastern Nigeria: Why Government should be interested in Management.  International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology , 1 (2) : 038-046 .
Akpan, N. S. and E. M. Akpabio.  2009.  Oil and Conflicts in the Niger Delta Region, Nigeria: Facing the Facts.  Journal of Social Development in Africa , 24 (1) : 9-35 .


Akpabio, E. M..  2008.  Integrated Water Resources Management in the Cross River Basin, Nigeria: How can we Reconcile Institutional Boundaries and Interests?.  International Journal of River Basin Management , 6 (2) : 1-10 .
Akpabio, E. M..  2008.  Water and Poverty: the Experiences of Rural Village Dwellers in Akwa Ibom State..  In: Igbozurike, U. M., Awuzie, U. A., Onyenechere, E. C. (Eds) (eds.): Rural Poverty in Nigeria.. Cape Publishers Int’l Limited, Nigeria.  201-211. 
Akpabio, E. M..  2008.  Water is God’s: Commonality View and the Challenges of State Institutions in Nigeria.  In: Proceedings (eds.): Proceedings of the XIIIth World Water Congress.. International Water Resources Association. 
Akpan, N. S. and E. M. Akpabio.  2008.  Oil and Militancy in Nigeria’s Niger Delta: A “Development Catalyst” or “Development in Reverse”?.  South South Journal of Culture and Development , 10 (2) : 265-285 .


Akpabio, E. M..  2007.  Assessing integrated water resources management in Nigeria: Insights and lessons from irrigation projects of the Cross River Basin..  Water Policy, 9 ((2) : 149-168 . Further Information
Akpabio, E. M..  2007.  Nigeria’s Water Law: how is it translated in the Cross River Basin?.  International Journal of Regulation and Governance, 7 (2) : 157-184 .
Akpabio, E. M., N. M. Watson, U. E. Ite and I. E. Ukpong.  2007.  Integrated water resources management in the Cross River Basin, Nigeria..  International Journal of Water Resources Development, 23 (4):  : 691-708 . Further Information


Akpabio, E. M..  2006.  Notions of environment and environmental management in Akwa Ibom State, Southeastern Nigeria.  Environmentalist, 26 : 227-236 . Further Information
Akpabio, E. M. and S. R. Okijie.  2006.  Environmental Implication of Solid Waste: A Proposal for Effective and Sustainable Management Strategies in Uyo Urban..  Ibom Journal of Social Issues , 7 (2) : 31-42 .


Akpabio, E. M., N. M. Watson, U. E. Ite and I. E. Ukpong.  2005.  Integrated water management and local institutional empowerments: A lost opportunity in the Cross River Basin, Nigeria?.  In: G. N. Mathur and A..S. Chawla (Eds.) (eds.): Proceedings of the XIIth World Water Congress . International Water Resources Association.  1: 297-309. 


Akpabio, E. M. and N. Nyaudo.  2004.  Environmental implications of some agricultural systems in S.E. Nigeria.  International Journal of Social Sciences , 3 (1) : 1-14 .


Akpabio, E. M..  2003.  Implication of slash and burn farming technique in soil physical and chemical properties in part of the Niger Delta Region, Nigeria..  In: NSBC Special Edition (eds.): Transactions of Nigerian Society for Biological Conservation (NSBC), special edition. Nigerian Society for Biological Conservation (NSBC) .  66-70. 
Akpan, N. S. and E. M. Akpabio.  2003.  Youth restiveness and violence in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: Implications and suggested solutions.  International Journal of Development Issues , 2 (2) : 37-58 .
Ukpong, I. E. and E. M. Akpabio.  2003.  Petroleum pollution in parts of the Niger Delta: Implication on sustainable agriculture, fishing and health..  In: P. C. Onokala, P. O. Phil-Eze and I. A. Madu (eds.) (eds.): Environment and Poverty in Nigeria.. Jamoe Enterprises, Nigeria.  57-73. 


Akpabio, E. M., F. U. Ekong and U. Usoro.  2002.  The Role of Cartography in Environmental Monitoring in Akwa Ibom State.  Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology, 14 (1) : 235-239 .


Akpabio, E. M. and F. U. Ekong.  2001.  Assessing the level of environmental awareness and participation among women folk in Akwa Ibom State..  Journal of National Association of Women Academics, 2 (1) : 17-23 .


Ukpong, I. E., C. A. Okafor and E. M. Akpabio.  1999.  Effects of Deforestation on the chemical properties of Soils in Oshimili L.G.A. of Delta State, Nigeria..  Environmental Analar, Special Edition : 226 – 233 .

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ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change