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Prof. O. A. Ashaye (HOP)

Agricultural Value Addition Programme is one of the research programmes of the Institute. The Programme was formally known as Product Development Programme and had its name changed to Agricultural Value Addition Programme in July 2019 to broaden the focus of its researches ensure its full-fledged research works. The programme carries out research on IAR&T mandate crops within the Agricultural Promotion Policy (APP) strategic action plan; to conduct applied research in the development of appropriate technology and innovation in processing and utilization to reduction of food losses and improve the nutritive and economic value of agricultural products for food security and wealth creation. The programme is endowed with experienced scientists from various disciplines including Human nutrition, Food science, Nutritional biochemistry, Food microbiology, Meat science, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development and Agricultural engineering.