Lameed Gbolagade Akeem

University of Ibadan

Professor Gbolagade Stephen A. Lameed specializes in wildlife ecology with specialties in primate ecology, environmental impact assessment on wildlife, socioeconomics/ecotourism, and domestications of some indigenous wildlife. He had his first degree in 1988, with the second and third degrees in the same discipline in 1995 and 1999, respectively. He has authored and coauthored a number of books and chapters in books. He also edited two books at InTech, Rijeka, Croatia: Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World and Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization in a Diverse World, both published in 2012. He has also published more than 50 articles both in reputable journals and conference proceedings, locally and internationally. He is a regular resource person in various teams of Environmental Impact Assessment within the country (Nigeria). He is a recipient of various grants, among which are Waste to Wealth grant from the Centre for Environmental Protection and Natural Resources (CEPNR) in the University of Ibadan (2002–2006) and Senate Research Grant (SRG) (2010). He attended an international training program organized by Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) at Stanford University (2013), California, USA. In 2014, he participated in a leadership program in environmental management at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the current head of the Department of Wildlife and Ecotourism Management (2016–2020), Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, University of Ibadan.

Lameed Gbolagade Akeem

3books edited

2chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Lameed Gbolagade Akeem

The book, Global Exposition of Wildlife Management, covers five research topics connected to wildlife management. From conservation and domestication of species from the wild, the socioeconomic importance of wildlife to Tuberculosis within wildlife species as an emerging health threat for both wildlife and humans. Topics presented also discuss bush-meat utilization and its impact on biodiversity conservation, community forestry management and its role in biodiversity conservation, food and feeding ecology, urban forestry, and integrated island management for ecologically sensitive areas. This book also presents wildlife conservation research using a public aquarium as a case study. Each chapter gives special reference to the prevailing problems in wildlife conservation and hopes to provide possible solutions.

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