Prof.

AFOLABI Wasiu Akinloye O 

Short Profile

W.A.O Afolabi is a Professor of Community Nutrition in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and current Dean, College of Food Science and Human Ecology, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He has over 60 publications including journal articles, conference proceedings and technical reports. He has 30 years’ experience in development research including 25 years post-secondary teaching experience. He was at a time the Acting Head of Department, Nutrition and Dietetics 2017 – 2018, the Deputy Dean, College of Food Science and Human Ecology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Ogun State, Nigeria in 2010 to 2014. He was the Senior Programme Officer for Nutrition (2005 – 2009) on the COMPASS/USAID project, Nigeria Country Programme Coordinator for Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project (2009 -2010). He has served as consultant to many organizations including the World Bank, UNICEF, BASICS II, Helen Keller International (HKI), Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), Iodine Global Network and Food Basket Foundation International. He has coordinated and participated in many training programmes, workshops and the development of many national policy documents and guidelines in nutrition. He is a Fellow and President, Nutrition Society of Nigeria.

Ph.D. (Community Nutrition), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 2006
M.Sc (Human Nutrition), Nigeria 1989
B.Sc. (Human Nutrition), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 1986
WAEC, Ayedaade Grammar School, Ikire, Osun State, Nigeria 1980

Completed:

  1. Portion Size, Consumption Pattern and Contribution of Cassava and Its Products to Nutrient Intake throughout the Life Cycle in FUNAAB Mandate Communities. 2014 -2015
  2. Dietary Pattern, Body Composition, Obesity and Hypertension among Nigerian Market Women. 2015 -2016

(a) Measures Evaluation/Futures Group Travel Grant to Attend Regional Conference on Child Status Index (CSI) Tool. March 17 – 19, 2009, Kigali, Rwanda.
(b) Travel grant by the Association of African Universities (AAU) to attend West African Association of Food Science and Technology (WAAFST) training workshop in Dakar, Senegal, February 14-15, 2011.

(c) Nomination to attend Biosafety Workshop on Food/Feed Safety Assessment of GM Crops: From Theory to Practice. 10 – 14 March 2014 Accra Ghana Sponsored by ICGEB Biosafety Capacity Building for Sub Saharan Africa, Centre for Safety Assessment of Food/Feed (CSAFF) of the ILSI Research Foundation and IFPRI’s Project for Biosafety Systems (PBS)
(d) Investiture as Fellow, Nutrition Society of Nigeria at the 44th Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria held at Concord Hotel, Owerri, Imo State. 3rd September 2014
(e) Nominated to participate at the Multi-stakeholder nutrition working group consultative dialogue on Overweight and Obesity held on 20-22 March 2019
Accra, Ghana.

a. Dean, College of Food Science and Human Ecology, FUNAAB Jan. 2021 – Date
b. Chairman, University Publication Committee, FUNAAB 2018 – 2020
c. Acting Head of Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, FUNAAB July 2016 – Date
d. Deputy Dean, College of Food Science and Human Ecology, FUNAAB 2010 to 2014
e. Chairman, College Committee on Examination Results, COLFHEC, FUNAAB. 2012 to 2014
f. Chairman, Postgraduate Seminar, COLFHEC, FUNAAB. 2012 to 2014
g. College Representative, University Senate, FUNAAB Aug. 2010 to July 2014
h. Member, University Postgraduate Board, FUNAAB 2010 to Date
i. College Representative, Committee on Enhancement of Teaching Facilities, FUNAAB 2011

  • Nutrition Society of Nigeria (Fellow)
  • Federation of African Nutrition Societies (Member)

(i). 45th Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Niger EKO 2015 Held at Centre for Management and Development CMD, Magodo Lagos.
• Nutrition and Millenium Development Goals in Nigeria: Beyond 2015 by Afolabi W.A.O. A pleanary presentation.

(ii). 43rd Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria on Prioritizing the Nutrition Agenda for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century. Held 3rd to 7th September, 2013. University of Calabar, Calabar
• Malnutrition among Children with Cerebral Palsy in Selected hospitals in Lagos State by Afolabi W.A.O, Akhemonkan O.V, Sanni S.A, Olayiwola I.O. and O. Oyawoye
• Socio-Economic Determinants of the Use of Indigenous Preservation Techniques for Vegetables Among Rural Households In Nigeria by Agbontale A.O and Afolabi W.A.O.

(iii). 2nd Federation of African Nutrition Societies Congress, 11 – 15th September, 2011, International Conference Centre, Abuja.
• Rehabilitation of Malnoursished Children in Kano, Nigeria Using Community Based Nutrition Rehabilitation Approach. Afolabi W.A.O., Akinyele I.O., Siddiq M.S., Cheryl Jackson and Mohammed A.Y.

(iv). 2nd Federation of African Nutrition Societies Congress, 11 – 15th September, 2011, International Conference Centre, Abuja.
• Minerals and Phytate Determination in some Locally Consumed Foods in Nigeria by Williams B.V and Afolabi W.A.O

(v). 2nd Federation of African Nutrition Societies Congress, 11 – 15th September, 2011,
International Conference Centre, Abuja.
• Effects of Seasonal Variations on Nutrient Intake of Fulani Women Agropastoralists in Ogun State, Nigeria by Afolabi W.A.O and Akinyele I.O

(vi). XVIII International Conference on HIV/AIDS, Vienna, Austria convened by the
International Aids Society (IAS) on 18 – 23rd July 2010. Vienna
• National Interpretations: Responding to the 2009 WHO guidelines in Nigeria and Other Countries. By Afolabi W.A.O

(vii). 40th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Kaduna
Sept. 22 – 25 2010.
• Food Consumption and Nutrient Adequacy of the Diet of Student Lacto-ovo-vegetarians in a Tertiary Institution in Nigeria. By Afolabi W.A.O; Osuolale A.T And Agbon C.A
(viii). 40th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Kaduna
Sept. 22 – 25 2010.
• Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding Among Urban Female Bank Workers by Afolabi W.AO., Ogungbe S.I. and S.A. Sanni

(ix). 37th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Gateway
2006, Abeokuta Nov 8 – 11 2006 Ogun State.
• The role of International Agencies in Home Grown School Feeding and Health Programmes by Afolabi W.A.O
• Contribution of Fast Foods to Nutrient Intake of Undergraduates in Abeokuta, Ogun State by Afolabi W.A. O and Towobola S.K

(i) Dissertation/Thesis
(a) Afolabi W.A.O. (1986). Assessment of Nutritional status of the aged in low income areas of Ibadan. B.Sc. Project, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
(b) Afolabi W.A O. (1989). Nutritional Anthropometry, plasma and urinary ascorbic acid level in rural school adolescents. M.Sc. Dissertation, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
(c) Afolabi W.A.O. (2006). Livelihood and Nutritional status of Fulani women and children in twelve agro-pastoral communities in Ogun State, Nigeria. Ph.D Thesis, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
(iii) Journal Articles

1. Ariyo Oluwaseun, Folake O. Samuel, Toluwalope E. Eyinla, Oluwatosin O. Leshi, Bartholomew I.C. Brai, Wasiu A.O. Afolabi (2021) Food -Related Coping Strategies Adopted During Covid -19 Lockdown in Nigeria. In Press
2. Bakare, H.A.; Adeola, A.A.; Otesile, Ibijoke; Obadina, A.O.; Afolabi, W.A.; Adegunwa, M.O.; Akerele, R.A.; Bamgbose, O.O.; Alamu, | E.O. (2020) Nutritional, Texture, and Sensory Properties of composite biscuits produced from breadfruit and wheat flours enriched with edible fish meal. Food Sci. Nutr. 1–21.
3. Adeola, A. A. , Idowu, Oyatogun, M. A.; Adebowale, A. A. Afolabi, W. A.O.; Adigbo, S.O. (2020) Quality of cassava flour as affected by age at harvest, cropping system and variety AGRICULTURA TROPICA ET SUBTROPICA, 53 (4) 149–155
4. Anthony, N.M., Afolabi, W.A, Williams, M.S.E., Mayiza-Dixon, B., Babatunde, O.E. (2020) Appraisal and composition of some traditional complementary foods for infant nutrition in Sierra Leone. International Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 4(1), 73-79.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2020.03.011
5. Ibidapo, Olubunmi; Folake Henshaw, Taofik Shittu & Wasiu Afolabi (2019) Bioactive components of malted millet (Pennisetum glaucum), Soy Residue “okara” and wheat flour and their antioxidant properties, International Journal of Food Properties, 22:1, 1886-1898: https://doi.org/10.1080/ 10942912.2019.1689998
6. Senbanjo, I. O, C. O. Senbanjo, W. A. Afolabi and I. O. Olayiwola (2019) Co-existence of maternal overweight and obesity with childhood undernutrition in rural and urban communities of Lagos State, Nigeria. Acta Biomed Vol. 90, No 3: 266-274 DOI: 10.23750/abm.v90i3.7685
7. Alegbeleye, O.O. Afolabi, WAO, Opeolu, B.O. and Khaneghah, A.M. (2018) Impacts of Vending Practices on the Microbiological Quality of Bread in the Ojoo Area of Ibadan, Oyo-State, Nigeria” Current Nutrition & Food Science 14: 1-9
8. Afolabi, W.A.O; Adesanya, F.A., Adubi K.O, Onabanjo O.O and Sanni S.A (2017) Maternal Nutritional Knowledge and Nutritional Status of Under-five Children in selected Rural Communities in Ogun State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal Nutritional Sciences. Vol.38 published by the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Nigeria.

9. Folorunso, A., Oguntona E.B, Afolabi, W.A.O, Idowu, O.M.O (2017) Chemical, Sensory
Qualities and Microbial Load of Standardized Acha Dishes Commonly Consumed in Niger State Nigeria. Nigerian Journal Nutritional Sciences. Vol.38 published by the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Nigeria.

10. Afolabi W.A.O; Odebunmi H.B; Onabanjo, O; Sanni, S.A. and Olonisakin O.O. (2016) Dietary Pattern, Body Composition, Obesity and Hypertension among a Population of Market Women in Abeokuta Metropolis, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences Vol. 37 No. 2
11. Folorunso, A. A., Oguntona, E. B., Afolabi, W. A., Idowu, O. M. O. and Omoniyi, S. A (2016) Nutrient and Nutrient-inhibitor Compositions of Standardized Bambara-nut
(vigna substerranea) based dishes commonly consumed in Niger state, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology 7(2): 34-38. Published by Federal University of Technology Minna
12. Obanla, O.O; Onabanjo, O.O; Sanni, O.O; Adegunwa, M.O; Afolabi, W.A.O; Oyawoye, O.O and Lano-Maduagu, A.T (2016) Fatty Acid Profile and Dietary Fibre Contents of some Standardized Soups and Dishes Consumed in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences Vol. 37 No.1
13. Senbanjo, I.O; Olayiwola, I.O; Afolabi, W.A.O. (2016) Dietary Practices and Nutritional Status of Under-five Children in Rural and Urban Communities of Lagos State, Nigeria Niger Med J 2016; 57:307 13.
14. Agbontale, A.O. and Afolabi, W.A.O. (2016) Comparative Analysis of the Nutritional Qualites of Sun Dried Fresh Capsicum frutescen (Chilli Pepper). Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural and Development Economics. 5(2): 194 – 199. Publish by University of Abuja, Nigeria
15. L. O Okojie, T.A Obasan and W.AO Afolabi (2015): Consumption Pattern and Food Security Status of Rural Households in Ogun State Nigeria. Publication of the Centre of Sustainable Development University of Ibadan. Vol 5 no1
16. Ehebhamen,O.G., Obayelu, A.E.,Vaughan, I.O. and Afolabi, W.A.O. (2015) Rural Households’ Food Security Status and Coping Strategies in Edo State, Nigeria” International Food Research Journal
17. Adeyemi, O.A., Afolabi, W.A., Ferguson, E., Hoyt, J., Lawal, H., Okunola, R.A., Webster, J., & Yohanna-Dzingina, C. (2015). How to strengthen the Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) programme in Northern Nigeria. http://www.ids.ac.uk/publication/how-to-strengthen-the-infant-and-young-child-feeding-iycf-programme-in-northern-nigeria
18. Afolabi W.A.O; Olayiwola,I.O; Sanni, S.A. and Oyawoye O. (2015) “Nutrient Intake and Nutritional Status of the Aged in Low Income Areas of South West Nigeria” Journal of Aging and Clinical Practice, Vol.4 No 1

19. Afolabi W.A.O; Oyawoye O.O; Sanni S.A; Onabanjo O.O and O.O.Obanla (2015) “Portion Size, Micronutrient Content and Nutritional Quality of Fast Foods Sold in Abeokuta, Nigeria” Int J Health Nutr 5(3): 1-8

20. Yohanna-Dzingina C., Webster J., Akinyele, I.O., Okunola R.A., Afolabi WAO, Adeyemi O, Lawal H. and E. Ferguson (2015) “Constraints to Attending the Maternal, Newborn and
Child Health Weeks in North West Nigeria” European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety
5(5): 737

20. Sanni, S.A, Badejo, A.A, and Afolabi W.A. (2015) Beverage Consumption Pattern among Undergraduates of selected Tertiary Institutions in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences Vol. 36 (1) pg 38 – 46. Available online at: https://www.ajol.info/index.php/njns/about/submissions

21. Akinlade A.R; Afolabi W.A.O; Oguntona E.B. and Mure Agbonlahor (2014) “Prevalence of Obesity among Adolescents in Senior Secondary Schools in Oyo State Nigeria” Journal of Nutritional Health and Food Science 2(4):1-5

22. Adeyemi, O., Afolabi, W.A., Ferguson, E., Akinyele, I., Lawal, H., Okunola, R., Webster, J., &Yohanna-Dzingina, C. (2014). How to strengthen the CMAM programme in Northern Nigeria and reduce rates of programme defaulting. http://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/123456789/6907#.VozOifkrJdg
23. Oginni, O.C. Sobukola, O.P. Henshaw, F.O. Afolabi, W.A.O. and L. Munoz (2014) Effect of Starch Gelatinization and Vacuum Frying Conditions on Structure Development and Associated Quality Attributes of Cassava-gluten Based Snack. Journal of Food Structure http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foostr.2014.12.001
24. Afolabi W.A.O. Ayenigba B. Onabanjo O.O. Sanni S.A. and Ariyo M.A. (2014)
Fathers’ Involvement in Child Care Practices and Under-three Children Malnutrition in
Peri-urban Communities in South West Nigeria. Nigerian Journal Nutritional Sciences. Vol.35.
published by the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Nigeria.

25. Afolabi W. A. O. and Akinyele I.O. (2014) Effects of Seasonal Variation on Nutrient Intake of Fulani Women Agropastoralists in Ogun State, Nigeria. West African Journal of Food and Nutrition. Vol 12, No 1pg. 1-7. Published by Food Basket Foundation International, Nigeria. Available online at www.foodbasketfoundation.org/wajfn/
26. Oladapo, A. A, Olayiwola I. O. Sanni, S. A, Agbonlahor, M.U, Afolabi, W.A.O; and Deji, S. A. (2014) Dietary Diversity of a Group of Women of Child-Bearing Age in Rural and Urban of Ondo State, Nigeria. Humboldt International Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Development Published by Humboldt University, Berlin Germany.

27.Onabanjo O.O., Sanni S.A., Afolabi W.A.O., Oyawoye O.O and Obanla O.O (2014) Lipid Composition of some Commonly Consumed Traditional Nigerian Dishes. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Vol. 26, 367-376.doi:10.1111/jhn.12157. Published by the British Dietetic Association, United Kingdom.

28. Afolabi W.A.O., Towobola S.K., Oguntona C.R.B., Olayiwola I.O (2013) Pattern of Fast Foods Consumption and Contribution to Nutrient intakes of Nigerian University Students. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol 1 No.5:31-37. Published by Contemporary Research centre, Australia.

29. Olayiwola I.O., Olanrewaju C.A., Adelekan D.A., Arigbede M., and Afolabi W.A.O., (2013) Body Ailments, Dietary Pattern and Nutritional Status of Elderly in Ondo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health. 3(4):365-377. Published by Science domain International, USA. Available online at: http://www.sciencedomain.org/issue/257

30. Sebanjo I.O., Olayiwola I.O., Afolabi W.A.O., Sebanjo C.O (2013) Maternal and Child under- Nutrition in Rural and Urban Communities of Lagos State, Nigeria: The Relationship and Risk Factors. BMC Research Notes.6:286. Doi10.1186/1756-0500-6-286. Published by BMC Research, United Kingdom.

31. Olayiwola I.O, Afolabi W.A.O, Tijani A., Mojekwu C., Eniolorunda T. (2013) Educational Attainment, Functional Capacity and Disability in the Elderly: The Situation in Nigeria. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol 1 No.5:1-8. Published by Contemporary Research centre, Australia.

32. Afolabi W.A.O, Oyawoye O.O.,Sanni S.A. and Onabanjo O.O (2013) Proximate and Cholesterol Composition of Selected Fast Foods Sold in Nigeria. Nigerian Food Journal Vol.31 No 1:70-76. Published by Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, Nigeria.

33. Olayiwola, I.O., Akinrinmade, R., Afolabi W.AO. and Sanni, S.A. (2013) Nutritional Status and Socioeconomic condition of Acute Stroke Patients among the Yoruba in South west Nigeria. Journal of Humanity and Social Science. Published by International Organization of Scientific Research (India). Available online at: (www.iosrjournals.org).

34. Olayiwola, I.O., Akinfenwa, V.O., Oguntona C.R.B., Sanni, S.A., Onabanjo, 0.0. and Afolabi, W.A.O. (2013) Phytonutrient, Antioxidant and Mineral Composition of some Wild Fruits in South western Nigeria. Nigerian Food Journal 31 (2) 33 – 40. Published by the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology

35. Olayiwola I.O., Ogannah B.C., Onabanjo O.O, Oguntona C.R.B., Popoola A.R., Sanni S.A., Afolabi W.A.O and Sam-Wobo S.O. (2012) Consumption Pattern of Maize based Dishes in Four Agro-Ecological Zones of Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment. 12(2): 45-61

36. Olayiwola I.O., Folaranmi F., Adebowale A.A., Onabanjo O., Sanni A., and Afolabi W.A.O (2012) Chemical, Mineral composition and Sensory Acceptability of Cocoyam Based recipes Enriched with Cowpea Flour. Food Science and Nutrition 1(3):228-234. Published by Wiley Periodicals Inc. United Kingdom.

37. Arowolo A.B; Oguntona CRB; Bamgbose, A.M., Afolabi W.A.O; Alegbeleye, W.O; Oluwalana, S.A; Ibidapo P.O; Kayode, O.F and Olatope, S.O.A.(2011) Evaluation of Proximate and Anti-nutritional Contents of Sprouted and Fermented Cottonseed (Gossypium hirsutum L) Nigerian Food Journal Vol. 29 No 1:1-5. Published by Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, Nigeria.

38. Bhadmus, B. A., Oguntona, C.R.B., Olayiwola, I.O., and Afolabi, W.A.O. (2007). Nutritional status and perceived health of Qur’anic school pupils (Almajirai) Jalingo, Taraba, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Nutritional Sciences. Vol. 28 No 2: 114-120. Published by Nutrition society of Nigeria, Nigeria.

39. Afolabi W.A.O., Sanni S.A., Pikuda, Y.S. and Bandipo M.S. (2007): The relationship between Television Food Advert, Food Consumption and Food Preference of Urban School Children. West African Journal of Nutrition Vol.8 No1:54-61. Published by Food Basket Foundation International, Nigeria.
40. Fabusoro, E., Afolabi W.A.O. and Adenekan L.A. (2004): Effect of Rural Women’s Workload on Care Practices and Children’s Growth: the case of Yewa South Local Government, Ogun State. Outlook on Agriculture 33 (2): 125 -132. Published by IP publishing Ltd., London, United Kingdom.

41. Afolabi, W.A.O., Addo, A.A. and Sonibare, M.A. (2004): Activity Pattern, Energy Intake and Obesity among Nigerian Urban Market Women. International Journal of Food Science & Nutrition 55 (2): 85 – 90. Published by Taylor and Francis Publishers, United Kingdom.

42. Oguntona, C. R. B., Afolabi, W. A. O. and Sosanya, B. (2003): Standardization, Proximate Composition and Sensory Evaluation of some Nigerian Dishes. Nigerian Food Journal 21: 29 – 35. Published by Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, Nigeria.

43. Afolabi, W.A.O; Oguntona, C.R.B.,and Fakunmoju, B.B. (2001): Acceptability and Chemical Composition of Bread from Beniseed Composite Flour. Nutrition and Food Science 31 (6): 310 – 313. Published by MCB University Press, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

44. Afolabi, W.A.O. and E.O. Famuyide (1999): The Need for a School Feeding Program for Effective Early Childhood Education in Nigeria. Journal of Educational Theory and Practice 5 (1 &2): 81-86. Published by Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

(vi) Edited Conference Proceedings:
1. Akinyele, I.O, I.O Onifade and W.A.O Afolabi (1994). Poverty Reduction and Urban Violence; The case for street food vendors in Nigeria. In Proceedings International Symposium on Urban Management and Urban Violence in Africa. I.O. Albert, J. Adisa, T. Agboola and G. Herault (Eds). Chapter 3, pg. 99-107. Published by Institute for French Research in Africa, Ibadan.

2. Afolabi, W.A.O., Addo, A.A. and Soyinka, A.O. and B.D. Omotola (2002) The Right of Motherless Children to Adequate Nutrition: A Case Study of SOS Village Children, Owu-Ijebu. Nigeria. Proceeding of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, T.S. Oguntona, A.A. Addo, B.D Omotola, B.I.C. Brai and T.S. Bolarinwa (Eds). 15-18. Published by Nutrition society of Nigeria.

3. Afolabi, W.A.O., and Bandipo, M.S. (2002). The Need for Improved Nutritional Status of the Youth for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity. Proceeding of the 35th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria, Salako E.K, S.T.O. Lagoke, AB.J Aina, D. Eruvbetine and A.O. Dipeolu (Eds). 296-299. Published by Agricultural Society of Nigeria.

4. Afolabi W.A.O., Akinyele I.O., Siddiq M.S., Jackson C., Mohammed A.Y., (2011). Rehabilitation of Malnourished Children in Kano, Nigeria Using Community Based Nutrition Rehabilitation Approach. Proceedings of 2nd Federation of African Nutrition societies Congress. Ene-Obong H.N (Eds).166-167. Published by Nutrition Society of Nigeria.

5. Akinyele I.O and Afolabi W.A.O. (1992) The role of Street Foods in the Nutrition of Low income Households in Nigeria. In Food, Nutrition, Health and Better life for all Nigerians. Proceedings of the World Food Day Conference held in Abuja on October 16, 1992. Edited by Akinyele I.O and Ogunmodede B. Food Basket Foundation International publishers, Ibadan., Nigeria.

6. Oguntona, C.R.B., Afolabi, W.A.O., Razak, M.A., Jaiyesimi, O.O. and Tella, T.O. (1998). The Contribution of Street Foods to Food and Nutrition Security in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of NIFST., Uzochukwu S.V.A, C.F.I Onwuka and M.A. Idowu (Eds). 127-128. Published by Nigeria Institute of Food Science and Technology

7. Addo, A.A., Afolabi, W.A.O., and Raheem, K.A. (2001). Food Processing Technology Adoption by Women in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings. 5: 523-526

8. Folorunso, A.A. and Afolabi W.A.O (2006): Proximate Composition and Frequency of Consumption of Commonly Consumed Local Snacks In the South West of Nigeria. Proceeding of the 37th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria., Fanimo and Olayiwola (Eds). 92 – 95. Published by Nutrition Society of Nigeria

9. Agbon, C.A., Afolabi, W.A.O; Sanni, S.A., Kudowo, A. A., Okeke, E.C. (2010) Body Mass Index of Stationary and Hawking Female Fish Marketers in Abeokuta Ogun State. Proceeding of the 41st Annual Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria. Ene-Obong H.N, Onimawo I.A., Williams I.M.A, Alozie Yetunde (Eds). 107-110. Published by Nutrition Society of Nigeria.

10. Afolabi W.A.O; Sanni, S.A.; Martins, T.J. and Alegbeleye, WO. (2012) Acceptability and Proximate Composition of Snacks Produced from Cassava and Cassava-Fish Flour. Proceedings of 16th Triennial Symposium of International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC) Held at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria 23 -28th Sept. 2012

11. Agbontale, A. O., Fabusoro, E. and Afolabi, W.A.O.(2013) Socio-economic Determinants of the use of Indigenous Preservation Techniques for Vegetables among Rural Households in Niger State Nigeria. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria.

12. Afolabi WAO, Akhemonkhan O.V., Olayiwola, I.O., Sanni S.A.and O. Oyawoye (2013) Malnutrition among Children with Cerebral Palsy in Selected Hospitals in Southwest Nigeria. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria.

13. Afolabi W.A.O; Akinbule O.O; Sanni S.A; Onabanjo O.O; Olayiwola I.O; Oladoyinbo C.A; Bolajoko O.O; Ogundipe G.T and Durosinmi O.J (2016) Contribution and Consumption Pattern of Cassava and Its Products among Under 5 and School Children in FUNAAB Mandate Communities. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Food Science and Human Ecology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

14. Onabanjo, O.O, Olayiwola, I.O, Afolabi, W.A.O, Sanni, S.A, Oladoyinbo C. A., Akinbule, O.O and Bolajoko, O. (2016) Prevalence of Malnutrition and Intestinal Parasites in Primary School Children in Siun and Ofada, Ogun State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Food Science and Human Ecology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State

(vii) Technical Reports
1. Afolabi W.A.O. (2016) A Decade of Nutrition Programming in Nigeria:
2006 – 2015. A Technical Report Submitted to Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
(GAIN) pg 1 – 46

2. Afolabi W.A.O. Paul Sommers, Aweke Teklu and Meg Walker (2016) Mainstreaming Nutrition into Agriculture in Nigeria: A Readiness Assessment.
Produced by PATH through support provided by UKaid from the UK Government’s Department for International Development. Pg 1 – 55

3. Afolabi W.A.O (2012) Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week in Sokoto State, Nigeria. A Technical Report Submitted to Helen Keller International, Abuja, Nigeria. 1-36.

4. Afolabi W.A.O. (2010) Sector Studies in Community Nutrition and Health Projects in Nigeria: A case study of Safe Motherhood Initiative project by Partnership for Transforming Health systems (PATHS) in Jigawa State, Nigeria. A Technical Report Submitted to World Bank for the compilation of Mission Report on Community Based Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Interventions in Nigeria: A Comparative Case Study Analysis on Best Practices. Available online at http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2011/02/16589188

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