A Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Calabar whose research interest is rural community development and sustainable livelihood resources. Most recent publication is F. Nkpoyen & G. E. Bassey (2018) climate change and livelihood resource security in Cross River State, Nigeria. ResearchÕs Journal of Sociology, 6(4), ISSN: 2347-8241, www.researchjoumed.com. Indexed @ Google Scholar. The Collaborating Researcher participated in the Call for Papers Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? which was launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) in 2018 and organized by UNRISD.