Academic title
EfD Center

Chah, Jane Mbolle

Jane Mbolle Chah is a Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Nigeria Nsukka. She has a Masters degree (2001) and Ph.D (2009) in Agricultural Extension from the University of Nigeria.

Research interest

Jane’s major research interest is in climate change, rural livelihoods, rural development, gender studies, migration, agricultural innovation and poverty. Jane has worked extensively with rural communities of diverse cultures. However, gender inequality observed in farm communities in the rural areas and massive rural-urban migration of youths, informed her current research interest in gender issues and migration as these affects agricultural productivity and increase poverty in the rural areas of her country.


Jane has monitored over 8 masters degrees students and over 30 undergraduates. Participating in university committees including postgraduate committees for Ph.D synopsis consideration and Ph.D defense.

Grants and consultancy

Team member of the  European Research Council (ERC) project Local Indicators of Climate Change Impacts (LICCI), 2022


  • Scholarship by the Coady Institute –course on Building community Resilience with focus on rural communities.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Sponsored by the Mujeres por Africa Fundacion.
  • European Union (EU) funded Intra Africa Academic Exchange Programme at the University of Ghana, Legon


Curriculum vitae

People | 13 March 2023