John Didacus Njoku is a Professor of Geography & Environmental Management, and Dean, School of Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). He holds a BSc degree in Geography and Regional Planning, from the University of Benin, Benin City; MSc in Geography and Planning from the University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba, Lagos; and a PhD degree in Geography and Environmental Management from the Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria. He is an expert in environmental changes/governance, effects of climate change on environmental resources and sensitivity.
He attended and participated at the 41st training session of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps on Climate Change and Crises Management in Atlanta, GA, USA in 2019. He was invited by UNEP to the 1st and 2nd African Food Security Conference in 2013 and 2015, Nairobi Kenya. In 2011, he was Speaker at the International Conference on Applied Geo-informatics for Society and Environment in Nairobi, Kenya.
Earlier, in 2009, he spoke at the Third African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in Africa at Algiers, Algeria. He is Member, International Review Panel of Earth System Governance and Network conferences. He was Rapporteur of the Nigeria National Branch, Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security in Africa Assembly, UNEP ROA, Kenya.
He is member of International Society for Urban Health (ISUH), USA and the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), USA. He is a Research Fellow, the Earth System Governance Network, Netherlands. In Nigeria, he belongs to the Nigerian Cartographic Association (NCA), Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG) and Nigerian Environmental Society (NES). He was editor of the official Journal of Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) produced by the Nigerian Cartographic Association. He is a Consultant of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja and Facilitator of the National Population Commission, Abuja, Nigeria.
As a Climate Reality Corp, Leader, Activist and distinguished academic, Prof John Njoku has spoken at many conferences, and published in several academic and professional Journals.
Professor John Njoku is of the Dept. of Environmental Management, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria.