Three MSc students have defended their thesis in April at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciecnes of the University of Abomey-Calavi under the BAOCHAIN project “Scaling up African baobab food products valuation through enhancement of their safety and value chains for food and nutritional security in Benin” funded by the RUFORUM CARP+ project through MasterCard Foundation.
The three students included
- FASSINOU Kevin who worked on the Formulation of complementary food supplement based on baobab (Adansonia digitata) fruit pulp to alleviate iron deficiencies among under five years old children in Benin under the supervision of Prof CHADARE Flora, a Food Scientist and Nutritionist at the University of Abomey-Calavi
- AGBOHESSOU Mariette who worked on Vegetative propagation of African baobab tree Adansonia digitata L. in Benin under the supervision of Prof ASSOGBADJO Achille the PI of the project and the co-supervision of Dr SALAKO Valère and Dr IDOHOU Rodrigue, two collaborators scientists in the project at the University of Abomey-Calavi
- IDOHOU Vanessa who worked on Development of « Ready to cook » seasoned baobab leaf powder for sauce preparation under the supervision of Prof CHADARE Flora, a Food Scientist and Nutritionist at the University of Abomey-Calavi