Prof Lateef Oladimeji Sanni

Country Manager (Nigeria), CAVA II

ProfLateef OladimejiSanni is a Professor of Food Science and Technology in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He is currently the Dean College of Food Science and Human Ecology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He is the Country Manager of the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (CAVA II), Nigeria.

Bernard Olusegun Siwoku

Bernard Olusegun Siwoku is an Agribusiness Specialist with over two decades of National, Regional and International working experience in cassava, yam and cocoa value chain development. He is currently the Business Development Expert (South West) of the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (CAVA II) Nigeria Project.

Dr Abdul-Rasaq Adesola Adebowale

Dr Abdul-Rasaq Adesola Adebowale is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He specializes in Food processing and Storage Technology. He is a support staff (Processing) for the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (CAVA II) Nigeria. He is the Regional Coordinator of a World Bank Sponsored Project titled “Upscaling the Nigerian Flash Drying Experience for Sustainable Regional Trade and Income generation in West Africa” (Ghana, Benin Republic, Sierra-Leone, Nigeria) (2013-2016).

Engr Adekola Adegoke

Engr Adekola Adegoke is the Technical Expert (Engineering) of Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II, C:AVA II Project,  Nigeria, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.  He is a Chartered Food Engineer with over seven years experience in the Food and Agro Processing Industry.
In line with Nigerian government policy of adoption of Cassava and its products as a foreign

Stephen Olalekan Olonade

Stephen Olalekan Olonade is the Country Technical Expert (Production) of Cassava: Adding Value for Africa, CAVA II- Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Agriculture degree in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. He has a Certificate in ICT from Aptech Computer Institute, Maryland, Lagos. His working experience includes working with Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture, Abeokuta as a Senior Agricultural Officer

Oluwatoyin Aminat Akinsanya

Oluwatoyin Aminat Akinsanya is the Project Accountant for Nigeria country office of the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (CAVA II) Project, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. She served in the same capacity for the first phase of the project, C:AVA since 2010. She is also involved in record keeping and accounting for other donor-driven multidisciplinary livelihood and capacity building projects in the last 5 years.

Adedayo Kehinde Oguntuase

Adedayo Kehinde Oguntuase currently works in the Cassava Adding Value for Africa (CAVA II) Project, Nigeria, as the Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Expert. He held similar position in different projects.  His key competence is in the concept of Inclusive Market development, focusing on Value Chain Development as a tool for enterprise development within the MSME private sector sphere (scoping, identification, analysis, upgrading/promotion, facilitating, managing and M&E).

Oladotun, Funke Precious

Oladotun, Funke Precious currently works in the Cassava Adding Value for Africa (CAVA II) Project, Nigeria, as the Administrative Officer. She is a seasoned administrator having held same post on the Food-Stuff Initiative Discount Programme at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Kaduna.

Odunayo Bidemi Jimoh

Odunayo Bidemi Jimoh Holds B.Sc and M.Sc Degrees in Economics from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. He is currently the Business Development Expert (North Central) for the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (CAVA II) Nigeria Project. He has over 5 years cognate experience as Management expert, a researcher and strategist in micro-financing,

Owo, Hamid Olatunbosun

Factory Field Officer

Owo, Hamid Olatunbosun is the Factory Field Officer for Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (CAVA II) Project. He is stationed at Thai Farm International Ltd (TFI). A Food Technologist, he had both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Hamid postgraduate research work was sponsored by Gratitude Project, where in conjunction with other scientists, he worked on the production and storage characteristics of high quality water yam flour.

Celestina Ibitayo Omohimi

Celestina Ibitayo Omohimi is a PhD candidate (Food quality Control and Assurance) under the EU sponsored GRATITUDE Project at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. She is currently the Quality Control Expert of Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (C:AVA II) Project, Nigeria Office. She has been working with C:AVA and othe donor-driven developmental project for the past 5 years. Her field and research experience includes; SME quality management systems,

Ramota Comfort Adebayo

Ramota Comfort Adebayo is the Account Assistant for Nigeria country office of the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (CAVA II) Project, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. She had one year Industrial Training during CAVA I in the same department in the year 2010. She has Higher National Diploma [HND] in Banking and Finance from Osun State Polytechnic,  Iree,

Oyafajo Abiola Taofeek

Technical Assistance

Oyafajo Abiola Taofeek is the Technical Assistance-Cassava Production for Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (CAVA II), Nigeria, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He holds a  Postgraduate
 Diploma in Crop Production Technology and currently anM.Agric Research fellow in Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He has work as a farm manager in several Agricultural farm and institutions,(Ideal farm consult) in Oyo town, where he manages cassava and vegetable production.