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Sylvanus Odjo

Associate Scientist - Postharvest Specialist

Sylvanus Odjo is a postharvest specialist working on the development and implementation of postharvest practices for cereals and other grains to achieve food security in rural communities in the developing world. He coordinates a network of research platforms for postharvest research with collaborators in Mexico, Central America and Africa to address research gaps and inform recommendations to farmers, private sector, governments, national agricultural research institutions and non-governmental organization.

Odjo holds a master’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition and a PhD in Agronomic Sciences and Biological Engineering. His PhD project focused on the effect of the drying process on maize grain quality.