Ngozi Linda Edoh
Nigeria 2015
Ngozi Linda Edoh remembers accompanying her mother to the cassava farm as a six-year-old child, and she is sure that this early exposure to farming is what piqued her interest in agriculture. The scientist who loves laboratory analysis was drawn to a career in research. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry, she moved on to a master’s in Environmental Chemistry, graduating in 2014
I have always found that everything worth achieving will have obstacles in the way— you’ve got to have the determination to overcome them.
Field of Research
Using biotechnology tools, my research aims to make cassava more nutritious, and readily available to resourcepoor farmers.

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