Mrs. Modupe B. Adeyemo

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Mrs. Modupe B. Adeyemo

Mrs. Modupe B. Adeyemo is the Food Safety Programme Officer with NEPAD Agency ABNE, based in Dakar, Senegal. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology and Master of Science in Food Microbiology. She was a VLIR-UOS scholar at the Ghent University, Belgium and a recipient of the Australia Awards Africa Fellowship (University of Sydney). She is a member of the Food Safety Resource Network, ABNE.
Prior to joining ABNE, Mrs. Adeyemo was a Chief Regulatory Officer in the Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Directorate of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria. She represented NAFDAC in the National Biosafety Committee, where she served as the Secretary and actively participated in various reviews. As the Biosafety Desk Officer in NAFDAC, she facilitated the drafting, finalization and signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) and NAFDAC on effective regulation of GMO in food and feed products. She was also a member of the National Food Safety Management Committee (NFSMC), Nigeria and served as the Secretary of its technical committee on Risk Analysis.