The CWWS research is organized around the following nine areas:

  • Wildlife biodiversity dynamics and conservation
  • Environmental biology and ecology
  • Anthropogenic perturbations and monitoring
  • Waste generation, categorization and management
  • Waste recycling and utilization
  • Sustainable wetlands resources management and conservation
  • Wetlands Agriculture
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Hydrochemistry and hydrobiology
Operational Scope
  • Coastal wetlands
  • Inland wetlands
  • Artificial wetlands
  • Aquatic ecosystems that are closely associated with wetlands
  • Terrestrial ecosystems that are closely associated with wetlands
Research Personnel

The CWWS does not have permanent research personnel but relies on non-salaried part-time researchers from various units of the University of Uyo and other allied institutions in Nigeria and abroad.


The CWWS is funded by the University of Uyo. It is also supported by grants, assistantships, scholarships and research fellowships offered by various individuals, organizations, institutions and governments.