Councillor for West Africa 2003 - 2012

Professor Malachy O. AkorodaProfessor Malachy Akoroda
Department of Agronomy
Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
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A 'student' of tropical root and tuber crops. ISTRC Councillor for West Africa. A breeder and seed producer by training and has been involved in various development of systems analysis, priority setting, and business concerns for commercialisation of root and tuber crops across countries of SSA in last 30 years. In practice, he is interested in holistic discourse of profitable and viable rural development programs based on seed systems that engender stable and sustainable livelihoods arising from cost-efficient crop production chains. He teaches agrometeorology, plant breeding, seed production, agricultural statistics and experimentation and root and tuber crops agronomy.