Dr. Romanus A. Osabohien

DePECOS Institutions and Development Research Centre.

Dr. Romanus A. Osabohien

Publications Lead

Dr Romanus Osabohien is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Energy Policy and Research (IEPRe), the National Energy University (UNITEN), Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia. He is a Research Fellow at DePECOS Institutions and Development Research Centre (DIaDeRC), Nigeria; Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. He lectured at the Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University, Nigeria between 2018 and 2023, where he obtained his M. Sc and PhD Degrees.

He has executed funded projects both individually and collaboratively. Such projects include, among others, the Research Linkage Programme between Covenant University, Nigeria and Witten/Herdecke University, Germany, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on “Enhancing Capacity to Apply Research Evidence (CARE) in Policy for Youth Engagement in Agribusiness and Rural Economic Activities in Africa” Project in the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). He is currently undertaking a project “Renewable Energy Supply Chain Management and Ecological Sustainability Performance: A Study of Malaysian Carbon-Intensive Manufacturing Sector” funded by Dato Low Tuck Kwong International Energy Transition Grant.

Dr Osabohien has co-edited two books, notably; i) COVID-19 in the African Continent: Sustainable Development and Socioeconomic Shocks (2022, Emerald Publishing); and ii) Socioeconomic Shocks and Africa’s Development Agenda: Lessons and Policy Directions in a Post-COVID-19 Era (2023, Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group). He is currently editing a book “Energy Efficiency in Critical Times: Security, Economics, and Transition” to be published by Elsevier. He is an author, a reviewer and editorial board member for rated journals such as Elsevier (Heliyon) Economics Section.