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Dr Rotimi Olajide

University of Africa, Toru-Orua, Nigeria

Dr. Rotimi OLAJIDE is the Director of Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) and Acting Head of Department of Animal Production and Health. He holds a PhD in Animal Science (Non-Ruminant Nutrition, Production & Livestock Feed Resources). Before joining UAT in 2018, Dr. OLAJIDE was appointed an Associate Professor of Non-Ruminant Nutrition, Production & Livestock Feed Resources at the Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State, Nigeria in 2017. He combines both Industrial and University experience, having practicalized Animal Production for close to two decades in big farms in Nigeria including the popular Obasanjo Farms, and at present working as an Academic since 2008. He has a total of 43 Scientific publications to date, The Acting Director has served on several committees within the University system from 2010 to date. He is a Registered Animal Scientist, and member of many Professional Associations including the Nigerian Society of Animal Production. Dr. OLAJIDE Research interest and activities are in Detoxification of feed ingredients using simple biotechnological techniques; Effects of unconventional feed ingredients on Animal Products; Meat and Egg Processing; Low cost feed formulation for Livestock using Unconventional feed stuffs; Poverty alleviation, food security and improving the living standard of rural populace through improved techniques in small Livestock and fish production; Skill acquisition and innovation through livestock production.

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