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Senior Members




Dr. Mrs. Wilhelmina Quaye: Chief Research Scientist,  Director

Qualifications: BSc and MPhil (Agricultural Economics), PhD (Rural Sociology -Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR), Netherlands).



Dr. Adelaide Agyeman (Mrs): Principal Research Scientist, Deputy Director.

QualificationsBSc. (Computer Science), MSc. (Mathematics), PhD (Statistics).

 Dr. George O.Essegbey- Diretor 6  

Dr. George Owusu Essegbey: Chief Research Scientist, CEO, Technology Development and Transfer Center (TDTC).

Qualifications: BSc. (Zoology), Post-Graduate Dip. (Comm Studies), MA (International Affairs), PhD. (Development Studies)


Commercialization and Information Division (CID)


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Dr. Emmanuel Kodjo Tetteh: Snr. Research Scientist, Head of Division

Qualifications: HND (Stats), B.Ed. (Pop. Studies), MA (Demography), PhD (Geography & Regional  Planning- University of Cape Coast) 

Current Interests

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Studies, Science and Technology Information gathering and dissemination, financial inclusiveness for micro, small and medium enterprises studies.

He also has interest in Survey Research Methodology Design (including the use of various sampling techniques to collect both quantitative and qualitative survey data). Has excellent knowledge in the use and application of various statistical tools including Excel, Access, SPSS and STATA.



Masahudu Fuseini:  Research Scientist.

Qualifications: BA (Sociology), MSc. (Social Research), 


Jeffet Ekow Cobbah: Marketing / Knowledge Management Officer

Qualifications: Dip ( Film & Tv Studies), BA (Theatre Arts), MFA (Extension Communication -  University of Ghana). 

Current Interests:

Sustainable Development, Frugal Innovation, S&T Documentation and Popularization, S&T Information Dissemination, Behavioural Change Education, Cinematography, Knowledge  Management,  Communication and Marketing.

  Agriculture, Medicine and Environment Division (AMED) 

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Dr. Richard Ampadu-Ameyaw: Snr. Research Scientist, Head of Division.

Qualifications: BSc and MSc (Agricultural Economics), PhD. (Development Studies - Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands).

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Dr. Charity Osei-Amponsah (Mrs): Research Scientist

Qualifications: BSc. (Agriculture), MPhil (Agricultural Economics), PhD. (Agriculture - Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR), Netherlands).

Current Interests:

Agricultural Economics, Innovation systems and rural development studies, Inclusive Development, Institutional and Political economy Analysis related to national and local agricultural governance systems, Commodity Sub-sectors (e.g. oil palm, cocoa, soybeans, cassava), Policy Research and analysis on Developmental issues including, Innovation Capabilities for Agro-Industries, Synergies and trade-offs in Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Entrepreneurship within the context of Agriculture Partnership Arrangements. Has interest as well in Empowerment Outcomes related to Gendered Agricultural Interventions. Dr. Amponsah has practical experience in Formulating and Implementing Agricultural Research and Development Projects (Particularly in the area of Sustainable Intensification and Mainstreaming of Biodiversity Issues into Policy Planning) that provide Evidence-based Outputs for Policy Making, Implementation and Evaluation.



Dr. Gordon Akon-Yamga: Research Scientist 

QualificationsBA (Geography, Ghana), MPhil (Env. Sci., Ghana), PhD (Environmental Philosophy, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas)

Current Interests: 

Environmental justice pertaining to natural resource extraction; natural resource and environmental governance; community participation in natural resource governance; applied ethics (environmental ethics, ethics in science, and responsible innovation); science and society; sustainable development and climate innovations; agricultural innovations and climate change; policy analysis; and project monitoring and evaluation.

 Harris Andoh  

Dr. Harris Francis Andoh: Research Scientist.

Qualifications: BSc. (Agricultural Engineering), MPhil (Environmental Science), PhD, (Science & Technology Studies - CREST, Stellenbosch University, South Africa).

Current Interests:

History of higher education and research in Africa; Open Science and Open Data; Science and Technology Policy; Research Uptake; Research (S&T) Evaluation; History of Science and Technology; Bibliometrics; Knowledge Uptake and Utilization; Innovation Policy; World University Rankings & World Class Universities, Research Impact Studies and the Circular Economy.

He is a former Research Associate with the United Nations University- Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) and a Seminar Leader for the Global Environmental Management Programme run by Kultursidier AS and the Oslo University College, Norway.


Dr. Paul Boadu: Research Scientist 

Qualifications: BA and MPhil (Economics)PhD (Agricultural Economics - KNUST / NRI, University of Greenwich,  UK).

Stephen Awuni- Snr Member  

Stephen Awuni: Research Scientist

Qualifications: BSc. (Zoology), MPhil (Environmental Science), Study Leave - PhD Candidate, University of Ghana.

Current Interests: 

Steven`s  interest include sustainability issues such as green economy development, climate change, environmental disaster and risk reduction, invasive aquatic weed management and policy research in agriculture and herbal medicine


Justina Adwoa Onumah: Senior Research Scientist

QualificationsBSc and MPhil (Agricultural Economics), Study Leave - PhD Candidate, University of Ghana / University of Bonn, Germany.

Current Interests: 

Justina’s research interest is in the areas of innovations & innovation system studies; welfare/poverty analysis; impact studies; agriculture and rural development; technology transfer, research-policy-industry linkages, productivity and efficiency studies; food security. Justina also performs excellently in organizational activities such as organising scientific workshops, policy symposia, conferences and stakeholder engagements. Her other interests are in hosting events and granting media engagements on STI issues. Her goal is to see more action put into science through evidence-informed policy-making processes and a stronger research-industry interface. 

 Dr. Dickson Mireku  

Dr. Dickson Okoree Mireku: Research Scientist

Qualifications: BA (Economics), MPhil (Geography), PhD (Geography) University of Cape Coast

Current Interests:

Dickson has interest in Strategic Project management, Institutions and policies in Natural Resources Management, Models in Waste Resources Management, Climate Change, Rural Resources Management, Urban Water Supply, Diseases in Geographical Spaces


Nana Yamoah Asafu-Adjaye: Principal Technologist

Qualifications: BSc. (Agricultural Technology), MPhil (Agricultural Economics- University for Development Studies).

Current Interests: 

Agriculture, Food safety and  Climate Change

 Emmanuel Tetteh Jumpah


Emmanuel Tetteh Jumpah: Principal Technologist.

Quallifications: BSc. (Agriculture), MPhil (Agricultural Economics -University of Ghana).


Industry and Services Division (ISD)                                                                               



 Dr.Rose Omari- Snr Member


Dr. Rose Omari (Mrs): Senior Research Scientist, Head  of Division

Qualifications: BSc (Biochemistry/Food Science)MPhil (Food Science), PhD (Food Policy- Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR), Netherland).

Current Interests

Food Safety/ Security, Food Policy,Nutrition, Sensory Evaluation, Agricultiure, Science and Technology Policy.

Dr. Frempong 2  

Dr. Godfred K. Frempong: Chief Research Scientist, ( Retired, On Contract)

Qualifications: BA (Sociology/Law), MA (Technology Policy), PhD. (Sociology).

Dr Adams  

 Dr.  Abdulai Adams: Research Scientist

Qualifications: BSc (Agricultural Economics & Extension), MSc (Agricultural Economics), PhD (Economics- University of Zululand, South Africa).

Current Interests:

Micro Finance and Enterprenuership, Econometrics, Agricultural Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Agriculture and Enterprise Financing, Macro Economics and  Food Safety. 


 Roland Asare- Snr Member


Roland Asare, Research Scientist 

Qualifications: BSc (Geology), MSc (Environmental Engineering), MBA (Finance), Study Leave - PhD Candidate, University of Ghana.









Mavis Akuffobea  

Mavis Akuffobea: Research Scientist

Qualifications: BA and MPhil (Sociology), Study Leave - PhD. Candidate, University of Ghana.

Current Interests: Gender and Climate Change, Innovation Studies, Collaborations and Network Relationships.


Ransford Teng-Viel Karbo: Principal Technologist

Qualifications: BA ( Acheology & Political Science), MA (Development Studies-University of Ghana). 

Current Interents:

 Ransford is interetsed in Climate Change, Climate Smart Agriculture Practices and Renewable Energy.

Portia Adade  

Portia Adade - Williams (Mrs): Research Scientist

Qualifications: BSc (Agricultural Economics), MSc (Administration), Study Leave - PhD candidate, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Current Interests:

Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation,Socio-Economic and Innovation Studies


Sylvia Baah -Tuahene - Principal Technologist

Qualification: Bsc Nutrition and Food Science, Mphil Food Science (University of .Ghana) 

Current Interests:

Food Safety, Nutrition, Sensory Evaluation, Agricultiure, Science and Technology Policy.

Ibrahim Kwame Asante   

Ibrahim Kwame Asante: Principal Technologist 

Qualifications: Post Graduate Dip (Business Admin & Mgt), FAIQ (CII, UK), MSc (International Business Management - University of Gloucestershire, UK).  


Afua Bonsu Anane-Sarpong: Principal Technologist

Qualifications : Dip (HR Mgt), BA (Economics & Sociology).  MPhil (Sociology-University of Ghana),Study Leave - PhD candidate, University of Ghana. 



 Finance & Administrative Division (FAD) 

Oswald K. Nyimebaare-Accountant  

Oswald K. Nyimebaare: Principal Accountant, Head Of Division.

Qualifications: BSc (Administration), MBA (Accounting Option), CA (Ghana). 




Godfried Paa Kwesi Acquaah-Arhin- Ag Administrator_1  

Godfried Paa Kwesi Acquaah Arhin: Acting Administrator

Qualifications: BBA (Management - Valley View University, Ghana).