IJFasakin, research areas focus on “Impact Assessment, Development Economics, Poverty and Econometric Analysis” He was formerly a research fellow at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), a Monitoring and Evaluation specialist, and research supervisor on many developmental projects. He is also part of the economic team that prepared the Nigeria Vision-2050 agenda, titled “analytical Support for the Preparation of Economic Growth, and Development Cluster of Nigeria Agenda-2050 Blueprint. He collaboratively won a research grant of 18.8 million Naira under the National Research Fund – Tertiary Education Trust Fund (NRF-TETFUND) Nigeria in 2020 titled “Institutional and governance factors in international standards compliance for enhanced cocoa export in Nigeria. He is an associate consultant with Ethical Trade Services Africa Limited (ETSA), Nairobi, Kenya. James is currently a Ph.D. Scholar in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and an agricultural economist under USAID/FTF Project, Farm Diversification Strategy through Integrated Agriculture-Aquaculture systems nutrition-sensitive value chains for better nutrition outcomes.