Dr. Emmanuel OkogbeninMay 13, 2022
Emmanuel has a multi-disciplinary background as a Plant Molecular Geneticist/Breeder and Agronomist (plant nutrition and physiology) with scientific publications in these disciplines. He’s had professional/research working experience at both international and national systems in both Africa and South America. Emmanuel worked as part of the leadership team for the CIAT/IITA collaborative partnership on broadening of the cassava germplasm for Africa at IITA, Nigeria and was Molecular Breeder in Africa as part of the of the CIAT Cassava Genetics Team. He led MARS in cassava and cassava breeding community of practice initiatives encompassing several countries in Africa in the CGIAR-GCP Challenge initiatives. He also served as the Product Delivery Coordinator for Cassava initiatives of the CGIAR-GCP.