Prof. Cordelia Ifeyinwa Ebenebe is a Professor of Animal Production and Management in the Department of Animal Science. Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. She is a graduate of Animal Production and Health Technology from Federal University of Technology Akure, 1984. She did her Masters in Animal Science at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1991, and Ph.D. in Biological Conservation from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, 2005. She was a University Scholar for 1986/1987. 1988/1989 for being the student with the highest CGPA in the Department of Animal Production and Health Tech, and at the end received the departmental prize as the best graduating student of the 1989 set, Faculty Prize and University Women prize as the overall best graduating female student of the 1989 set. She is a Registered Animal Scientist of Nigeria (RAS 00787 since 2011). She is a Fellow of the College of Animal Scientists of Nigeria (20 and Fellow Animal Science Association of Nigeria (2021), Member of the 5th Council of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) (2020 to date), and Chairman of Livestock and Environment in 5th NIAS Council (2020 to date). Deputy Director Research, TETFUND Centre of Excellence Biomedical, Engineering Agricultural Translational Studies (BEATS) (2020 to Date). She is the current State Chairman, Animal Science Association of Nigeria, Anambra State Branch (2016 to Date), State Chairman Organization for Women in Science in the Developing World (OWSD) ( Since August 2021), President, Women Academics in Agriculture (2016 to Date ), Chapter President, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Chapter of the OWSD (2018 to Date). Professor Cordelia Ebenebe was the pioneer Head of Department of Animal Science (2010 to 2014)and HOD in (2016-2017), (2018 to 2019), Subdean Faculty of Agriculture (2013/2014), Faculty Post Graduate Subdean in the School of Post Graduate Studies (2015-2017), Chairman, Insect Farming for Eradication of Rural Poverty (2019 to date), Deputy Director, Biotechnology, Centre, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (2015/2016), National Coordinator, Grasscutter Researchers and Farmers Forum (2019 to Date), Chairman Vice Chancellor/ University Committee on Animal Research Ethics (2019 to 2021), Chairman, Ph.D. Synopsis Vetting Committee (2015/2016). National treasurer, Research Network on Giant African Land Snails (NETGALS) (2016-2017). Faculty Representative, Directorate of Quality Assurance, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (2019 to Date) and Associate Editor, International Journal of Tropical Agriculture (2018 to Date).
Prof. Cordelia Ifeyinwa Ebenebe's research interests are Feed Research for Improvement of livestock performance and productivity with a special interest in animals like Poultry, Pig, Grasscutter, Snail, Research on Entomophagy in Human and livestock production, Use of bioactive compounds from insects in the treatment of livestock diseases, Bioconservation and Ecology.