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Asiru PixFederal Institute of Industrial Research - Nigeria

Asiru W.B (PhD) is an expert in postharvest technology, especially drying and storage technology, training, Image Processing Analysis and design of processing and handling equipment. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Project Development and Design Department for the Federal Institute of Industrial Reserach. With Master and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degrees from the University of Ibadan Department of Agricultural Engineering he joined Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi in 1997 as Research Officer 1 and rose to Deputy Director of Project Development and Design Department in January 2012. Asiru W.B. is the Administrative Secretary for Nigerian Cassava Processors and Marketers Association (NICAPMA) and Assistant Coordinator for Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (C: AVA) project.

Maria Manuela Estevez Pintado

manuela pintadoUniversidade Catolica Portuguesa - Portugal

Maria Manuela Estevez Pintado is Assistant Professor of the College of Biotechnology of the Portuguese Catholic University. Her research interests include Biotechnology and Biochemistry, and she carries out research in a range of key technologies for the production, characterization, and preservation of industrially/traditionally processed products. During her scientific career, she has published over 100 papers in refereed international journals and has coordinated or co-coordinated 46 externally funded research and development projects.

Lateef Oladimiji Sanni

untitled-0111LTFederal University of Agriculture Abeokuta - Nigeria

Professor Lateef Oladimiji Sanni is a food technologist in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigera. He has over 20 years experience in research and consultancy, and his expertise lie in postharvest aspects of agricultural commodities, with a special interest in tropical root crops. As the author of over 90 international peer-reviewed papers and other publications, he is a Visiting Professor at the University of Greenwich, UK, and Vice President of both the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, and the International Society of Tropical Root Crops.

Baah Dapaah

Baah DappahSt Baasa Ltd - Ghana

Baah Dapaah is a 52 year old farmer by profession who has cultivated large hectares of land. He has over twenty years experience in food processing and has worked with several food processing companies. He holds a middle school leaving certificate and is currently the General Manager of St. Baasa Ghana Ltd.

To Kim Anh

PhotoKASchool of Biotechnology and Food Technology, HUST - Vietnam

Associate Professor To Kim Anh, at School of Biotechnology and Food Safety, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, has expertise in food microorganism, microbial enzymes and bioethanol from biomass. She is now the Dean of School of Biotechnology and Food Technology. She has gained fellowships in research from Moscow, France and Japan and is a board member of the Asian Federation of Biotechnology, Vietnam Association of Cereal and Foods.

Anton Sonnenberg

AntonSWageningen - The Netherlands

Anton S.M. Sonnenberg is a Research Group leader at the Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University and Research Centre in The Netherlands. His expertise lies in genetic and breeding of edible fungi, substrate utilization of Agaricus bisporus, nutritional values and bioactive compounds of edible fungi and fungal viruses. He was Scientific Researcher and then Head of Department, Strains and Breeding at the Mushroom Experimental Station, Horst from 1988-1992, 1992-2001.