Olumide Onafeso


Surulere Lagos




Olumide Onafeso specializes in climate hydrology. He joined the Department of Geography at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria in 2007. His key research interests are Satellite Climatology; Climate Change Modelling and Impact Assessments, particularly on the Hydrology and Water Resources of the Tropical Low Latitudes; and alternative energy. His major skills include data mining/programming, web-based geo-distribution forecasting, Geographical Information System (GIS) Mapping, geospatial applications, remote sensing and statistical analysis. He has been involved in several Environmental Impact Assessment studies, Ecological Surveys, and Climate Change Investigations in Nigeria. In 2009, Dr Onafeso was involved in the collaboration project between the Federal Ministry of Environment and United Nations Development Programme to establish Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) in Nigeria. In 2012, he was also appointed consultant on the Development of Drought Early Warning System in Nigeria. He was part of the team of scientists involved in the Hydrogeological Study and Test Well Drilling in Voinjama, Lofa County, Liberia in 2013. Olumide is heavily involved with drought monitoring, assessment and prediction committees at state, regional and national levels. Dr Onafeso received a Bachelors Degree in Geography and Regional Planning from the Ogun State University, and his Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Geography specializing in Climatology and Hydrology from the University of Ibadan, in Nigeria.