He writes reports on environmental impact assessment, issues relating to socio-economic analyses on climate risks, mitigation options and adaptation strategies due to climate variability and change on local, national and international projects. He was the Lead Author to Nigeria’s Second National Communication on the development of Climate Scenarios in Nigeria.

He received the International START/PACOM AWARD in 2005 on Climate Variability and Change over West Africa, which was successfully executed.

Dr Afiesimama has travelled wide in course of his research activities. He has a number of research publications on environment, weather, water and climate related fields over West Africa in many international and local journals including articles in World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Bulletins. He has contributions in books, numerous paper publications in conference proceedings and workshops. He also reviews journal papers from reputable publishers.

He speaks Ijaw, English and French fluently and has a working knowledge of Igbo.