Stephen Olalekan Olonade is the Country Technical Expert (Production) of Cassava: Adding Value for Africa, CAVA II- Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Agriculture degree in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. He has a Certificate in ICT from Aptech Computer Institute, Maryland, Lagos. His working experience includes working with Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture, Abeokuta as a Senior Agricultural Officer
before joining Allied Atlantic Distilleries Ltd (AADL), Ota, Ogun State; a Cassava based Ethanol multinational plant as a Senior Agricultural Extension Officer. He has contributed his expertise to the realization of the AADL’s goal of becoming the first Company in Africa to use Cassava for the production of ethanol through Agricultural Extension Programmes. He has built clusters of Cassava farmers for the supply of raw material to the company. He equally worked in setting up and management of Demonstration and Varietal Multiplication Cassava plots. His areas of interest includes: Advisory services, Agricultural Innovation, Biotechnology, Crops Development and Agro-business. He is happily married.
Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II, Nigeria Office,
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Phone number: +2348035651294