Omokaro Benedicta, Tohtorikoulutettava / Doctoral Student

Omokaro Benedicta, Tohtorikoulutettava / Doctoral Student
Yhteiskuntapolitiikka / Social and public policy


Benedicta Ideho Omokaro is a doctoral student and a researcher. She had her Masters in Development and International corporation and was awarded a degree in Social and Public Policy from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Her research interests are in electronic waste management, environmental sustainability and ICT.

Research Areas

Electronic waste management, environmental sustainability and ICT

The Relevance and Benefits of my Research

"In contemporary society, technology is increasingly consumed through various electronic medium. My research investigates the evolving management trend of the resultant electronic waste (e-waste) among formal and informal e-waste recyclers. The aim is to find sustainable alternatives for effective and efficient recycling of e-waste."

Recent Publications

Omokaro Ideho, B. and Taipale S. (2017). Into the world of e-waste: mobility among e-scrappers in Nigeria. Journal of Applied Mobilities. DOI: 10.1080/23800127.2017.1329974 . ISSN: 2380-0127 (Print) 2380-0135 (Online) http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/ZJCK2ybwEVgiFyjmjtcP/full

Omokaro Ideho, B. (2016). Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change : Goals, Issues and Trajectories in China, India, Brazil and South Africa. [Book Review]. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 17 (4), 611-612. doi:10.1080/19452829.2016.1226351 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19452829.2016.1226351 

Omokaro Ideho B. (2016): Building capabilities among e-scrappers in informal electronic waste management: the case of the Nigerian e-scrappers, Environmental Sociology, DOI: 10.1080/23251042.2016.1155791 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23251042.2016.1155791

Aideyan, Osaore; Omoruyi, Osunde; Ideho, Benedicta A. (2015) Political Openness in Post Authoritarian Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Domestic and External Pressure to Conformity. Journal of Third World Studies XXXII.2

Ideho B. (2013, April 30) Migration, Diaspora, and Information Technology in Global Societies. Review of the book: Migration, Diaspora, and Information Technology in Global Societies by Leopoldina Fortunati, Raul Pertierra, and Jane Vincent (Eds.),New York: Routledge, 2012, pp 290 http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/2172/909


Teaching (list of courses)

Globalisation and Social Justice

Visual Research Methods (Guest Lecturer)

Sustainable Development (Guest Lecturer)