Visiting Scientist – Cassava Extension Agronomist
Michael Edet is a Cassava Extension Agronomist based in Suakoko, Bong County, Liberia.
Prior to assuming this role, Dr. Edet worked as an Agronomist in various cassava value chain partnership projects at IITA Hq including Nestle, WASCO, Crest Agro, Wealth Creation Agency (WECA) Ondo State, and British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) from 2013 to 2015. He also worked as a Research Associate in ATASP 1 project, Abuja Station- Dec 2015 to March, 2016.
Dr. Edet obtained Bachelor of Agriculture degree in Agronomy – University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State in 1989, MSc Agronomy in Crop production 1995- University of Ibadan and PhD Agronomy in Farming Systems and crop production, 2014 – University of Ibadan.
His professional background over the years has been on crop research and capacity building.