Speakers

Conference central Africa

Florence Anyangwe Fonteh

Associate professor and Head of the Department of Animal production, Faculty of Agriculture and Agronomic Sciences of the University of Dschang

Florence Anyangwe Fonteh is a food scientist and currently an Associate professor and Head of the Department of Animal production, Faculty of Agriculture and Agronomic Sciences of the University of Dschang. She is the coordinator of the Center for Distance Education of the same University as well as the coordinator of the professional master's program in standards and quality control of agro-pastoral and forest products of the Faculty of Agronomy.

Presentation: Cameroon agriculture-nutrition nexus: actors and key intervention areas

She obtained a Bachelor's degree in Animal Production from the National Advanced School of Agriculture in Yaoundé-Cameroon; a Master of Science degree in Food Science from Kansas State University in the United States of America and a doctorate degree in Food Science from the University of Reading in England, specialising in dairy biochemistry.

Florence has over 25 years of teaching experience as a lecturer in the Faculty of Agronomy and Agronomic Sciences. She conducts research and outreach in food science and technology. She has supervised more than 30 student theses both at the bachelor's and master's levels, as well as co-supervised and graduated 4 doctoral students; many more students are currently under her supervision. Her research interests are related to post-harvest losses, food preservation/transformation, the agriculture and nutritional nexus, and logistics systems management of agro-food enterprises.