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Dr Shitui T. R. is a brilliant lecturer whose statistical knowledge and applications of data mining in experimental projects has earned him significant recognition in Food Technology. He is a brilliant scientist with track records in Food engineering, Food processing and.…


Development Practitioner

Olateju Olaboade Kumuyi is a development practitioner at Africa Regional Centre for Information Science, University of Ibadan, Nigeria


Executive Director

Professor Gerald O Iremirenis the former Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan. He is a professor of Agronomy and has taught at many universities, including the University of Benin and the Federal University of Technology, Akure.…

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Prof. Sonny Nwankwo


Prior to moving to Nigeria, Sonny Nwankwo was a Professor of Marketing and Director for Research and Enterprise within East London Business School, University of East London, UK. Chartered Marketer and developed his research specialism in consumer studies, more specifically, consumerism and strategic customer management under conditions of market failure.…

Dr. Musilimu Adeyinka Adetunji


Dr Musilimu Adeyinka Adetunji gained his Ph.D in Geography from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2010. His research areas are Transportation and Regional Development Planning. He has published research papers both at the local as well as international level.…


Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Dr Feyisara Abiodun Okelanais the present Acting Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan. She is an entomologist and a research scientist in coffee and tea entomology.

Dr. Jayeoba   Cordelia Nwadinife


Dr Cordilia Nwadinife Jayeoba is a lecturer at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Nigeria, She obtained a PhD
degree in Food Chemistry at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Her areas of research interest are food processing
and preservation, cereal technology and food safety

prof. Boma Magnus Oruwari

Professor of Animal Science

Professor of Animal Science, with a specialization in Animal Nutrition.

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Prof. Njidda M Gadzama


Prof Njidda M. Gadzama is Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Environmental Science at University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. He is an academic leader having been pioneer Pro-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria; Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri; and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt.…

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Dr. Lukman Raimi

Senior Lecturer

Raimi, Lukman is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria. He holds BSc in Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria; MSc in Economics, University of Lagos; MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, University of Lagos and presently a PhD Finalist in Entrepreneurship & CSR at De Montfort University.…


Senior Lecturer

Babajde J. M. is a senior lecturer in d department of food science and Technology of the University of Agriculture Abeikuyta. She specialised in Food Processing and preservation. She has many scholarly publications to her credit.

Prof. Aham Anyanwu


Prof Aham Anyanwu, is a Professor of Marketing and Dean Faculty of Business Administration, Imo State University, Owerri, South East, Nigeria. He has BSc, MBA, & PhD degrees in Marketing, from the University of Nigeria Nsukka.…

Dr. Kehinde Ajila


Dr. Kehinde Ajila received her PhD in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology from the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. She is a lecturer in the Department of Family Nutrition and Consumer Sciences at the Faculty of Agriculture in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Dr. Jayeola Chritisnah Olayinka

Chief Research Officer

Dr Jayeola Chritisnah Olayinka is a Chief Research Officer at the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan. She obtained a PhD degree in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye in Nigeria.…

Foluke Ademokun

Executive Coordinator

Ademokun, a trainer and member of the International Council of Small Business (ICSB), holds a postgraduate degree in Public Administration with demonstrable experience, and expertise in capacity development, project management and monitoring and evaluation, as well as gender and development.…


Agricultural Economis

Mr Fatai Abiola Sowunmi is a lecturer at Lagos State University, He is an agricultural economist and a doctoral student at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has many international journal publications to his credit.

Mufutau Akanmu Popoola


POPOOLA Mufutau Akanmu is my name.I had BSc (Hons) in Cooperatives Management and M.Sc in Business Administration from National Open university of Nigeria (NOUN) 2012 and 2015 respectively. I had postgraduate degree in education (PGDE) in National Teachers’ institute Kaduna 2016.…

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Dr. Abraham Mainaji Amlogu


Abraham Mainaji Amlogu is a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist at the State House Medical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. He holds a PhD in Public Health Nutrition from the University of Westminster, London. He is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, a Fellow and an Examiner with the West Africa Postgraduate College of Pharmacists.…

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