Anosike Francis Chidi

Assistant Lecturer

Work Information

First Name Francis
Middle Name (initial) Chidi
Surname Anosike
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Programme Agriculture
Department Agriculture
Faculty Agriculture

Biography (Education/Professional Experience/Professional Accomplishments)

Anosike Francis Chidi is a lecturer in the Department of Agriculture, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ebonyi State Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc) in Food Science and Technology from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike and Master of Science degree (M.Sc) in Food Processing Technology from Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Anosike Francis specializes in Food Processing Technology, Food Product Development, Food Microbiology/Biotechnology and Food Chemistry/Nutrition. His research interests are in the area of processing of underutilized legumes and formulation of infant weaning foods. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (MNIFST) and has the desire to work in an enabling environment where he can learn and work with modern facilities. He has published in both local and international journals and has over three years experience in both teaching and research. He is very honest, reliable and hardworking and works comfortably with a team of researchers.


Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended Degree(s) Awarded year
1 Federal university of technology owerri (Food processing Technology) 2017

Research Interests

1 FOOD processing and preservation
2 Food microbiology/biotechnology
3 Food chemistry/nutrition
4 Food product development

Membership of professional bodies

1 Member Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (MNIFST)


1 C.C Ogueke, F.Anosike and C.I. Owuamanam. Prediction of amino nitrogen during ugba (Pentaclethra macrophylla) production under different fermentation variables: A response surface approach. Nigerian Food Journal Vol 33 (2015) 61-66
2 Iheanacho S.C., Nworu S.A., Ogueji E.O., Nnatuanya I., Mbah C.E., Anosike F., Okoye C., Ibrahim U.B.,Kogi E and Haruna M (2017). Comparative assessment of proximate content and organoleptic quality of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) processed by smoking and solar drying methods. African Journal of Agricultural Research vol 12(38) pp 2824 – 2829
3 Robert Ugochukwu Onyeneke, Chinyere Augusta Nwajiuba, Christiana Ogonna Igberi, Mark Umunna Amadi, Francis Chidi Anosike , Anthony Oko-Isu, Jane Munonye, Christian Uwadoka and Adewale Iyaniwura Adeolu (2019). Impacts of caregivers’ nutrition knowledge and food market accessibility on preschool children’s dietary diversity in remote communities in Southeast Nigeria. Sustainability 11, 1688
4 Anosike Francis Chidi, Nwagu Kingsley Ekene, Ekwu Francis, Nweke Friday Nwalo, Nwoba Sunday Theophilus, Onuegbu Rosemary Nkechinyere and Enwere Evelyn Nwakaego (2019). Proximate composition and sensory properties of Ukpo oka : A steamed maize pudding formulated from maize and African yam bean flour. Pak.J. Nutr., 18 (8): 795-799.
5 Robert Ugochukwu Onyeneke, Mark Umunna Amadi and Francis Chidi Anosike (2019). Biofortification in Nigeria: A systematic review. Aims Agriculture and Food, 4(4):892-906.
6 Adeolu, A.I, Anosike, F, Nwose, R.I, Ngozi-Ezeh, I, Ezinne, A and Abiola, E.M (2019). Assessment of micronutrient value of meat from rabbit raised in the humid tropics proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Food Security and Hidden Hunger. Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu – Alike 7th – 9th October, 2019 pp2-5
7 Amadi, M.U and Anosike, F.C (2019). Food Handling practices of street food vendors in Abakaliki Metropolis, Nigeria proceedings of the International Conference on Food Security and Hidden Hunger. Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu – Alike 7th – 9th October, pp 173-183
8 Isaac Osakwe and Francis Anosike (2019) Fine tuning the mindset of Agricultural practitioners and students In: Adding value to Agricultural training in Nigeria. A publication of Faculty of Agriculture, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ebonyi State, Nigeria pp 88-100


1 Research team member/enumerator MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE UMUDIKE TETfund sponsorship research on goat husbandry in South- Eastern Nigeria (FEB, 2019)


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