Dr Yemi Akinbamijo

Executive Director - FARA

Is the Executive Director of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). Prior to his appointment in 2013, Yemi was the Head of the Agriculture and Food Security Division at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He is a thought and process leader on the continent, Dr. Akinbamijo has considerable expertise in natural resource management including crop-livestock integrated systems. He is widely published in various agricultural disciplines. He is a former editor of the Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. He obtained his PhD in Agriculture and Environmental Sciences from the Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands