Professor Olusegun Atanda holds a Ph.D. degree in Food and Industrial Microbiology. He is a recipient of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India and the Academy of Science for Developing Nations Fellowships for Postgraduate Studies at Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India. He is a Professor of Food Microbiology and Food Safety with specialization in Mycotoxins and the current Secretary of African Society of Mycotoxicology. Prof Atanda is a Trustee of the Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria and the former President of the Society from 2010 – 2014. He has been an expert for the National Codex Committee General Purposes Technical Committee of Nigeria from 2006 to Date. He has been the Dean, College of Natural & Applied Sciences, Ag. Director, Academic Planning and Senate Representative in Council, McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo since 2016.


Adebayo M. Shittu is a Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He is currently the Deputy Dean of the Postgraduate School and a Member of Senate of the University. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics. Has very deep background and extensive experience in Econometrics & Statistical Analysis, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Impact Assessment and Food Policy Analysis, leading to publications of over 40 journal articles in reputable journals. He has also served as consultants on impact evaluation of a number of development projects in Nigeria including the Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP) and National Fadama Development Project (NFDP). He is currently a consultant to Lagos State Fadama coordination office in the conduct of End-line Impact Assessment of the NFDP in Lagos State. Some other key commissioned studies he had led or served as team members are: PrOpCom (USAID) sponsored study on “Ofada Rice Production, Processing and Marketing Cost in selected states in Southwest Nigeria”, 2009; Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria sponsored study on “Economic Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Food Crops Production, Processing and Storage Technologies in Nigeria”, 2011; and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) sponsored study on “Welfare Effects of Rising Food Prices on Farm Households in Nigeria”, 2013.


Olugbenga Ben Ogunmoyela is a Professor of Food Science and Technology, pioneer Dean of the College of Food Sciences in the Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria between 2006 and 2015 and the Dean of Postgraduate School until recently. He is the 2nd Vice President, Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria and Chairman, Body of Fellows, Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology. He has had a varied experience working in industry and the academia. He was the technical manager in Cadbury Nigeria Plc and quality assurance director in Honeywell Flour Mills. Prof Ogunmoyela is a certified ISO 9002-2002 lead auditor and a consultant on food fortification, product development, food safety and quality assurance. He is also a former senior technical consultant/adviser to Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) Nigeria on the National Food Fortification Programme, IDS, UK (2015) and Technoserve (2016) on Fortification, Nutrient-rich foods and MIYCN

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