Prof. Georges Akalefu Anyanwu

Prof. Georges Akalefu Anyanwu


BSc., MSc., PhD


Prof. Georges Akalefu Anyanwu is currently a Professor of Animal Nutrition in the Department of Animal Science and Technology, FUTO. He served as Ag. HOD of AST from 2003 – 2005, Associate Dean School of Agric and Agric Tech (SAAT) 2009 – 2011. He was appointed Managing Director (MD) FUTO Farms Ltd twice from 2012 – 2014, 2016 – 2017. He has held several positions in important faculty and university wide committees. He has served as internal assessor for promotion of staff on the professorial cadre. He was a visiting professor to the Dept. of Animal Sci. Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) Obuba Campus between 2014 – 2015. External examiner to several sister universities for post-graduate school. He is a corporate member of Nigerian Society for Animal Production NSAP, Nigerian Agricultural Society ASN, A registered Animal Scientist (RAS) of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS). His research interest is in the area of Alternative Feed Resources. Professor G.A. Anyanwu is married with three (3) children.

Academic Qualification

  • PhD in Animal Science (FUTO) 2002
  • M.Sc. Animal Science (University of Ibadan) 1986
  • B.Agric. Animal Science (UNN) 1982
  • West African School Certificate/GCE 1974


  • Federal Government Bursary Award for Outstanding Academic Performance 1981/82 Session; Department of Animal Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • Price for the best final year student in Chemistry 1974 Mbaise Secondary School, Aboh-Mbaise.


  • Member, Nigerian Society of Animal Production (MNSAP)
  • Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria (MASN)
  • Registered Animal Scientist (RAS) of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS)

Courses Assigned to Teach


  • Current Position: Professor of Animal Nutrition 2010 – Date
  • Professor/MD FUTO Farms Limited
  • Associate Dean (SAAT)
  • HOD, Department of Animal Science and Technology – Job Description: lecturing and research in the following areas – poultry production, ruminant nutrition, beef cattle production, management, pasture management and utilization, novel feeds, researches in alternative/non-conventional feed ingredients/resources.

Research Interest

  1. Design and execution of several feeding trials using non-conventional feed resources both for undergraduate and post graduate students.
  2. Research extension to field practitioners in Animal Production


  1. ANYANWU G. A., OKEZIE L.O., and OKORIE K.C (2001) Relationship Between Body measurement body weight in West Africa Dwarf (WAD) int’l J. Agric and Rural Dev. ( IJARD) Vo2: 83-86
  2. ANYANWU A., B, O. ESONU, F.U. IWUALA, K OKORIE and E.B ETUK (2003). Bambara Groundnut (Voandzea Subtenanea (L) Thours) Offal as partial substitute for Maize in Boriler diet. Trop. Anim.Prod.Invest.6:55
  3. ANYANWU G. A., Eze, C. M, YAKUBA, A and ETUK E.B. (2006). Performance of Broilers fed different combinations of Bamara ground nut offal, cassava root meal and yam peels as energy source. Animal Production research Advance (APRA) 2 )1_ pp 17-12.
  4. ANYANWU G. UCHEGBU M.C GWADA., W.A., MPIERI F.O and DURUNNA C.S. (2006) Effect Of TotalReplacement Of Maize WITH Brewers spent grain and maize offal on the performance of laying hens. Int,l Journal of Natural and Applied Science 2(3) 268-271.
  5. ANYANWU G. A. (2006) Performance, carcass characteristics and Economy of production of Broilers fed Maize grit and Brewers dried grains. Animal Production Research Advance (APRA) 2 (2) 81
  6. ANYANWU A. ETUK E.B., OKOLI I.C and UDEDIBIE A.B.I, (2008) Performance and Egg quality characteristics of layers fed different combinations of cassava root and Bambara groundnut offals. Asian J. of Poultry Science 2 (1): 36-41.
  7. UDEDIBIE, A.B.I, ANYANWU G. A. UKPAI, U. I and OYET A.J (1988). Poultry Offal meal as a protein supplement for laying hens and finisher Nig.J.Amin. Prod. 15:103-109.
  8. ESONU B.O., ALO K.O. and ANYANWU G. A. (1997) Efficacy of synthetic papain in jackbean for Broiler Finisher, Agric. Teacher Edu. Vol(1&2): 155-160
  9. DURUNNA C. S., UDEDIBIE A., B I and ANYANWU G. A. (1999) combinations of Maize/Sorguma Based Dried Brewers Grains, Cocoyam Corm and Cassava Tuber meals as substitute for maize in diets of laying hens. Agric Biotech, Environ 1:1-7.
  10. UMESIOBI O., ILOEJE M. U., ANYANWU G. A., HERBERT U, OKEUDO N. J. (2000). Relationship between sow fecundity and the sexual repertoire of the boar. J. of Agric and Rural Development (JARD) Vol. (1) 114-119.
  11. ADEJUMO D. O. and ANYANWU G. A. (2001). Haemathological and Histological Evaluation of the Response of pigs to Leucaena Leucocephala leaf meal supplement. J. Anim. Sci. 4 (1) 35 40.
  12. OKOLI C. NWOKEOCHA JOY R, ANYANWU G. A. and OKEUDO N. J. (2002). Analysis of Imo State Abattoir records (1995-1999) II. Assessment of estimated volume and value of slaughter Animals. Int’l journal of Environment Health and Human Dev. Vol. 3 (1) 16-20.
  13. OKOLI I. C., NWOKEOCHA JOY R., HERBERT U and ANYANWU G. A. (2001). Analysis of meat Inspection Records for Imo State Nigeria (1995-1999) III: Assessment of the Magnitude of Foetal Wastage in state Abattoirs: Anim Prod Invest. 4:29-35.
  14. UMESIOBI O., ILOEJE M. U., BEREPUBO N.A and ANYANWU G. A. (1999). Influence of Sperm Does and time of Insemination of Conception Rate of Sows. Delta Agric. 6: 206-212.
  15. ESONU O. OKPARAJI P. J. ANYANWU G. A. and EMENALAM O.O. (2000). Evaluation of Raw wild A erial Yam Bulbils (Dioscora bulbitera) As Energy source for Broiler chick. Niger. Agric j. 31; 33-
  16. OKOLI I. C., ALADI N. O., ETUK E. B., OPARA M. N., ANYANWU G. A. and OKEUDO N. J. (2005). Current facts about Animal products safety situation in Nigeria. Ecology of Food and Nurition 44:259-273.
  17. IHEUKWUMERE C. OKOLI I. C., ANYANWU G. A. and ESONU B. O. (2005). Growth performance, haematological and serum biochemical constituents of grower rabbit fed Microdemis puberula leaf (Euphorbiaceae). Animal Production Research Advances (APRA) Vol. 1 No 1 (29.31)
  18. ESONU O., U.D. OGBONNA, G.A. ANYANWU, O. O. EMENALOM, M. C. UCHEGBU, E.B. ETUK and A.B.I. UDEDIBIE (2006) Evaluation of performance, organ characteristics and economic analysis of broiler finisher fed Dried Rumen Digester, Int’l Journal of Poultry Science 5 (12) 1116-1118.
  19. U. ONWEREMADU, C. C. ASIABAKA, C. P. ANYANWU, G. A. ANYANWU, E. B. ETUK and B. O.. ESONU (2007), Survey of Animal Manure Production Management, Use and Effect on a Degraded, Kandiudu. Int’l j. Agric. Research 2 (11): 929 – 936.
  20. MARTIN CHUKWUMA UCHEGBU, NKIRUKA MAUREEN IRECHUKWU, APEH, AKWU OMEDE, CHIBUZO HOPE NWAODU, GEORGE AKALEFU ANYANWU, IFEANYI CHARLES OKOLI and ADIVE BONIFACE IKELI UDEDIBIE. (2009) Comparative Evaluation of Three Commercial feeds on the performance of Broilers: Report and Opinion, 2009; 1(14) 84-89. http/
  21. C. UCHEGBU, I.P. OGBUEWU, T.J. IWU, C.H. NWAODU, G.A ANYANWU (2009) Effects of Feeding Sun Dried Cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) Corm Meal on the Performance of Starter Broilers. Int’l J. of Tropical Agric and Food Systems. 3(4): 331 – 334.
  22. C. UCHEGBU, I.P. OGBUEWU, S.O OBIMARA, B.E OBUA and G. A. ANYANWU (2009) Effect of Replacement of Maize with Cassava Root meal Fortified with Palm Oil On Performance of Starter Broilers. Int’l J. of Tropical Agricultural and Food Systems 3(4): 335-338.
  23. U.O ONYEAGOCHA, N.C. EHIRIM, C.A. EMENYONU, C.S. ONYEMAUWA, F.O NWOSU, D.O OHAJIANYA, C.C EZE, G.A. ANYIANWU, N.N.O. OGUOMA and B.O. ESONU (2010) Post-Avian Flu Profitability and Resource Use Efficiency of Broiler Farmers in Akwa Ibom State, south-South, Nigeria: Agricultural Journal 5 (2): 37-44. Medwell Journals, Pakistan.
  24. ANYANWU J, ANYANWU G.A. OMUMUAABUNIKE C.S. OKONKWO Z.C AND NWASIKE. H.U (2021). Growth Performance of BROILER CHICKENS FED RAW AND COOKED TUMERIC RHIZOM(Cucuna Lunga) Supplemented Diets. Nigeria Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment (NJAFE) 17 (4) 69-77.
  25. VICTOR OKORO, SIMON AKWUKWAEGBU, CHRISTIAN MBAJIORGU and GEORGE ANYANWU (2017) Substitution and Optimization of Nigerian white Beniseed (Sesamum Indiacum ) Cake for soybean meal in Cobb broiler diets Chilean Journal of Agric Research 77(4) OCT-DEC 2017.



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