Atanda Oladejo, Dr.

Atanda Oladejo
Principal investigators
Principal Investigator
Based In
Lagos, Nigeria

Dr Atanda S. Oladejo is a researcher and lecturer in the Department of Crop Production and Protection, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile–Ife, Nigeria; and a former research fellow at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan – Nigeria. He has over ten years of research experience in Africa countries, India, and United States. His career goal is to solve problems militating against food and nutrition security via cutting-edge research in plant breeding and genetics. He is an awardee of Nuffic Fellowship, Wageningen University, the Netherland on plant genetic resources and seeds held in Chennai and Jaipur, India, 2014; and a visiting scientist at Utah State University, Logan, UT-84320, United States, 2022. He is also the principal investigator of the Crop Trust, Bonn, Germany funded project on Biodiversity for Opportunities, Livelihood and Development (BOLD) on the duplicate regeneration of local legumes and indigenous vegetables in Nigeria: project targeting conservation of genetic diversity of food legumes tailored achieving food and nutrition security. Dr Oladejo holds PhD (Plant Breeding Genetics) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and he has published many research reports and academic journal articles.