Fisayo is a trained Animal Scientist who has been working on building sustainable livestock production systems in Africa over the last 5 years. She currently serves as the Productivity Improvement Manager on the Advancing Local Dairy Development in Nigeria (ALDDN) Program where she manages strategy development and program implementation, leads the training and extension, advocacy, and behavioral change of smallholder dairy farmers, and oversees the delivery of feed and fodder establishment, animal health, and genetic and breeding improvement services to program beneficiaries.
She worked with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations under the Eradicating Avian Influenza in Nigeria Project in 2015.
She holds a Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture (Animal Science) from Bayero University Kano, Nigeria and has completed professional courses including “Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management” from the College of the Veterinary Medicine University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in 2017, Project Management from HarryBaker Training Institute, Lagos in 2018, “Milking to Potential” from Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands in 2019 and “Executive Team Leadership from Lagos Business School in 2021.
Fisayo is a registered member of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS).
We are delighted to invite you to the Sahel Food System Changemakers' Conference on October 12th, 2023, at the NAF Conference Centre, Kado District, Abuja, Nigeria. The discussion will be focused on the theme - Rethinking Food and Nutrition Security in the Face of Climate Change: Scaling Innovations and Driving Urgent Public-Private Partnership Actions.