Program Manager for Aflasafe
Tel: +265 01 707 022
Station: Democratic Republic of the Congo (Bukavu)
Joseph Atehnkeng is the Program Manager for Aflasafe. He was a Research Fellow in the Tissue Culture Laboratory from 1999 to 2000 for his MSc, and again in 2003-2008 in the Pathology Unit, working under a BMZ-funded project. He obtained his BSc in Agriculture (Plant Science) degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria in 1998; a Master of Science degree in Agronomy from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 2000, and PhD in Phytopathology from the same University in 2008. His doctorate thesis was on “Biocontrol of Aflatoxin in Maize ( Zea mays ) using atoxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus in Nigeria”.