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Dr. Folake Samuel (Nigeria)
Expertise: Community Nutrition, Micronutrient deficiency and Food Science

About Folake Samuel

Folake Samuel obtained a Bachelors degree in Food Science and Technology, and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Human Nutrition in Nigeria.  She completed her postdoctoral training at the Institute of Sustainable Livelihoods, Vaal University of Technology, South Africa.

She is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Her primary research interest is Community Nutrition across the lifecycle from infancy to old age. Her work also involves micronutrient nutrition, food systems and child feeding. She believes in an interdisciplinary approach to learning and research in nutrition and her overall aim is to promote optimal nutritional status for health, improved productivity and development of people in communities.