VanessaI O. IDOHOU
IDOHOU Yêba Omondélé Vanessa (Beninese) was born in 1993 in Niamey (Niger), and grew up in Benin (Abomey-Calavi). Vanessa was enrolled in Bachelor’degree in Agronomy at the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin). She graduated with First Class honors with congratulations from the examining Board in Agricultural and Food-processing Industries. She is currently a follow of RUFORUM MasterCard Foundation Scholarship, pursuing a Master of Sciences training in Food Sciences and Technology at the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin). Her dream is to teach food sciences in Benin’s agricultural universities and also to work in humanitarian organization or United Nations Organization to reduce nutritional and food unsafety in Africa, especially in Benin.
Title of research work: Development of “ready to cook” sauce mix of baobab leaves
The goal of the research work is to develop “ready to cook” seasoned baobab leaf powder. Specifically, the work aims to:
- Optimise the drying process of the baobab leaves
- Formulate baobab leaves sauce mix