Nigeria: FUNAAB Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (www.unaab.edu.ng)
FUNAAB is one of the three universities of agriculture established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in January 1988. FUNAAB provides teaching, research and extension services including consultancy, training and advisory services to ensure sustainable agricultural development, income generation and poverty alleviation in Nigeria. They have a programme of work focused on pre- and post- harvest issues on tropical commodities such as cassava, yam and sweet potato as well as other foods, and in other industrial and livestock sectors in Nigeria. Specific skills that FUNAAB will bring to the project include: post-harvest technology, processing, food quality and safety, value chain assessment and enterprise development, all with specific emphasis on tropical root and tuber crops.
Principal scientific contact: Lateef Sanni