Luqman Adeiza Jinadu is a Future Africa Forum contributor and expert. Luqman Adeiza Jinadu is a NUFFIC scholar and a scientist with core expertise in genetic improvement of livestock and environmental impact assessment of livestock systems. He has led various teams in Nigeria and the Netherlands for academic research, youth empowerment projects and advocacy for student inclusion and diversity.

Luqman has been lecturing for over 6 years at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with first class honours at the same University and earned his Master’s Degree in Animal Science at Wageningen University, in the Netherlands. He was among the team of Nigerian students at Wageningen that designed a ranch model that can possibly solve the incessant conflicts between farmers and herders in Nigeria. His current research is on modelling greenhouse gases emissions from dairy farms in Zaria and designing innovative farming systems to tackle farmers-herders’ conflicts in Northern Nigeria..