Plenary Speakers

Mukani Moyo, International Potato Center, Kenya


Dr. Mukani Moyo is a Post-Doctoral Food Chemist at the International Potato Center (CIP) based in Nairobi Kenya. She holds a PhD in Wine Biotechnology from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Dr Moyo has vast experience working in nutritional biochemistry and food analysis. She is actively involved in demand-led potato and sweetpotato breeding programs targeting consumer preferred quality traits. Her roles involve working closely with sensory panels in East and Southern Africa to profile favourable sensory attributes identified in consumer preference studies. These are then targeted in breeding programs with the aim of improving the dissemination and adoption rates of new varieties.



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