Mr. Stephen Brima Mattia

Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Forestry

Holds BSc (Ag. Gen.), MSc (For.); is a Senior Lecturer of Forestry.

Mr. Mattia is a seasoned lecturer spanning 18 Years. Research interest includes but not limited to Assessment of forest resources and the carbon content of trees.

Mr. Mattia is published author of articles in peer-reviewed international journals on:

  1. Fayiah. M, Otesile A. A. and Mattia. S. B (2018) Review of challenges confronting the implementation and enforcement of environmental policies and regulations in Sierra Leone. International Journal of Advanced Research, 6(6), 530-541.  DOI:10.21474/IJAR01/7242DOI URL:

  2. Otesile, A. A.,  Fayiah, M. F., Mattia, S. B. and Barrie, A. (2017) Value chain analysis of forest wood products. Van Sangyan: 4(12), 1 – 18;

  3. Fornah, Y., Mattia, S. B., Otesile, A. A. and Kamara, E. G. (2017) Effects of provenance and seed size on germination, seedling growth and physiological traits of Gmelina arborea, Roxb. International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 7(1): 28 – 34. DOI: 10.5923/j.ijaf.20170701.05;

  4. Mattia, S. B. and Dugba, S. A. (2015) Allometric equations for volume estimation of Gmelina arborea Roxb wood at Singamba Forest Reserve in Njama, Sierra Leone. Journal of Sustainable Environmental Management, 7: 1 – 10;

  5. Mattia, S. B., Omiyale, O. and Sesay, S. (2015) Productivity and tree species richness in mixed forest of National Agricultural Training Centre (NATC), Njala University. Journal of Sustainable Environmental Management, 7: 93 – 104;

  6. Mattia, S. B. and Kargbo, S. (2013) Species richness and structure of Gola Forest Reserve, Kenema District, Sierra Leone.  Njala Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology. 2: 74 – 84;