Prof. Anna Mohammed Malgwi (FESN)
PhD in Crop Protection, Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola
Prof. A. M. Malgwi is a Professor of Agricultural Entomology at Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, Nigeria. She obtained her M.Sc. in Crop Protection and PhD at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, rising to the rank of Professor while teaching, training and doing research in the Department of Crop Production and Protection at MAUTECH, Yola. She had formerly worked as Assistant Zonal Coordinator in the Pest Control Unit of Ministry of Agriculture, Maiduguriand later became Assistant Research Fellow under the Cereal Research Programme in the Dept. of Crop Protection, ABU/IAR, Zaria. She has been doing collaborative research with ICRISAT, A.P. India, and WCASRN from 1993-98.
She is the first female Professor of Agricultural Entomology in the Northeast who earned the prestigious Award of Fellow of the Entomology Society of Nigeria (FESN) and has held various positions as SIWES and Seminar Coordinator, Examination Officer, PG Coordinator, School Representative (SAAT) [read more="Click here to Read More" less="Read Less"] to Senate, Member of University Governing Council and has served in various Committees in Finance and General Purpose, University Building Projects, Accreditation of Schools/Faculty-both internally and externally. She has over 84 publications includingJournals, Books/Book Chapters and Reports and has featured in many radio and television interviews and discussions. She is a member of Entomological Society of America (ESA), Nigeria Biological Safety Association (NiBSA), and currently the National Treasurer of Entomology Society of Nigeria (ESN) and also Northeast Coordinator of Nigerian Society of Plant Protection (NSPP).
In the area of community service, she has served as Treasurer, Financial Secretary and President of many women organizations including the FUTY Chapel, ACADA Cooperative Society, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E) with MIYA, Proposal Development, Provost I North Central under Adamawa Women Peace Forum housed by MWA/NCWS from 1994 up to date. She has been National Chairperson Gender Committee of ASUU from 2012-2015 as well as Chairperson Mobilization, GEOB Adamawa State. Prof. Malgwi has attended several Workshops and Conferences which include MASHAV/CINANDO in Israel; BIOCICON in India; ENTOMA in Malaysia; ICE in Orlando, USA; and in Nigeria with UN Women, USAID, IRC/ERC, WORLDBANK and so on.