Staff Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Essegbey, G.O., Owuraku Sakyi-Dawson, Dansou Kossou, Bara Ouologuem, Fiadiala Dembele, Richard Adu-Acheampong and Janice Jiggins (2017) “External influences on agro-enterprise innovation platforms in Benin, Ghana and Mali – Options for effective   responses”, Cah. Agric., 26, 45011.
  2. Owusu-Amankwah, R., Guido Ruivenkamp, George O. Essegbey and Godfred Frempong (2017) “The Nature, Extent and Effect of Diversification on Livelihoods of Farmers: A Case Study of Cocoa Farmers in Ghana”, International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp. 652 – 657.
  3. Quaye, W., Fuseini, M., Boadu, P and Asafu-Adjaye, N.Y. (2017): Bridging the gender gap in agricultural development through gender responsive Extension and rural Advisory Services Delivery in Ghana, Journal of Gender Studies, DOI:10.1080/09589236.2017.14199- 41
  4. Quaye, W., Onumah, J.A. Tortoe, C., Akonor, P.T. and Buckman, E. (2017): Investigating the adoption of the root and tuber composite flour (RTCF) technology transferred among micro- and small-scale  entrepreneurs (MSEs) in the bakery industry in Ghana, African  Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development     DOI:10.1080/20421338.2017.1405545
  5. Quaye, W., Asafu-Adjaye, N.Y., Yeboah, A., Osei, C. and Agbedanu, E.E. (2017) Appraisal of the AgroTech Smart Extension Model in Ghana, Payment options and         Challenges in ICT- enabled  extension services  delivery. International Journal of      Agricultural Education and Extension 3(3): 072-084
  6. Damman, S., Helness, H., Amisigo, B., Asare R., Ama Banu R., Asante K.A., Bjørkvoll T., Azrague K., Akuffobea M., Logah F., Williams P. A., Amu Mensah F., Fuseini M.,      Essegbey G.O., (2017). Sustainability and the Social Construction of Technology:  The         Case of Rain Water Harvesting as Source of Water Supply in Greater Accra. European     Journal of Sustainable Development, 6 (4) 41-52
  7. Omari R., Ruivenkamp G.T.P., Tetteh, E.K. (2017) Consumers’ trust in government institutions and their perception and concern about safety and healthiness of fast food. Journal of Trust Research 7 (2), 170-186
  8. Omari R., Quorantsen K.E., Omari P.K. (2017) Nutrition knowledge and food consumption practices and barriers in rural Ghana: The case of foods for preventing vitamin A and iron deficiencies. Afr. J. Food Agric. Nutr. Dev 17 (1), 11639-11656
  9. Omari R. (2017) Mechanisms for Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy and Practice: A Review. In: M. F. Kebe C., Gueye A., Ndiaye A. (eds) Innovation and Interdisciplinary Solutions  for  Underserved  Areas. pp 156-161. InterSol 2017, CNRIA 2017, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Tecommunications Engineering, vol 204. Springer, Cham.        DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72965-7_15
  10. Agyeman, A. and Nsowah-Nuamah, N.N.N. 2017. Estimating the Returns to Schooling: Restricted Maximum Likelihood Approach. Statistika: Statistics and Economy Journal 97(1):104-117.
  11. Amponsah, S. H., Berchie, J. N., Manu-Aduening, J.A., Danquah, E. O., Osei Adu, J., Agyeman, A. and Bessah, E. 2017. Performance of an improved manual            cassava harvesting tool as influenced by planting position and cassava variety.  African          Journal  of Agricultural Research 12(5): 309-319.
  12. Osei-Amponsah, C., van Paassen, A. and Klerkx, L. (2018). Diagnosing  institutional         logics in  partnerships  and  how  they  evolve  through  institutional bricolage: Insights        from soybean and cassava value chains in Ghana. NJAS-Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 84:13-26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.njas.2017.10.005
  13. Williams, P. A., Frempong, G. K., Akuffobea, M. and Onumah, J. A. (2017). “Contributions of multinational enterprises to economic development in Ghana: A myth or reality?” International Journal of Development and Sustainability, 6:12 Pp.  2068-2081
  14. Williams, P.A., Crespo, O., Atkinson, C. J., and Essegbey, G. O. (2017) “Impact of climate variability on pineapple  production in Ghana” Agriculture & Food Security         6:26 DOI10.1186/s40066-017-0104x
  15. Williams, P.A., Crespo, O., Essegbey, G.O. (2017) “Economic implications of a changing climate on smallholder pineapple production in Ghana”, Journal of           Economics  and Sustainable Development, Vol.8, No. 18, pp. 34 – 43.
  16. Cazabon, D., Fobil, J.N., Essegbey, G.O. & Basu, N. (2017) “Structured Identification of Response Options to Address Environmental Health  Risks at the Agbogbloshie        Electronic Waste Site”, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Volume        13, Number 6, pp. 980 – 991.

Unedited Conference Papers

  1. Essegbey, G.O. and Onumah, J.A. (2017). Science, Technology and Innovation Policy -Issues of Relevance and Impact  for Africa in relation to the Sustainable Development        Goals. A paper presented to the 2017 AFRICALICS Conference, 27th – 29th November,  2017, Oran, Algeria
  2. Onumah, J.A., Sarpong-Anane, A.B. Akuffobea, M., Williams, P.A and Essegbey, G.O. (2017). The Role of Policy and Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) in Ghana’s Agricultural Development: A Case of the Rice Industry. Development Innovation, Putting the Pieces together. In Boadu, P., Quaye, W., Onumah J.A. and Essegbey, G.O. (Eds). ISBN 978-9988-2-5383-7 pp. 184-200.
  3. Williams, P. A., Akuffobea, M., Onumah, J. A. and Asare, R., (2017). Performance of          Innovation among Firms in Ghana: Challenges and Opportunities. Development      Innovation, Putting the Pieces Together. In Boadu, P., Quaye, W., Onumah J.A.  and   Essegbey, G.O. (Eds). ISBN 978-9988-2-5383-7 pp. 302-313.
  4. Ransford Karbo & Roland Asare (2017). Contribution of Renewable Energy to Socio-Economic Development of Communities in Ghana: Key Challenges and Policy        Implications. Presented at the 3rd Ghana Renewable Energy Fair, International      Conference Center, Accra. 11th October 2017.
  5. Osei-Amponsah, C., Klerkx, L., van Paassen, A., van Mierlo, B.and Essegbey, G.O. (2017). Institutional Entrepreneurship for Innovations in Agricultural Value Chains: What more for project-based partnerships? In Boadu, P., Quaye, W., Onumah, J., and Essegbey, G.O. (Eds.), Development innovation-Putting the pieces together. (p. 71-85). Proceedings of the Innovation conference Ghana, Accra, 27th-28th September 2016, Print           Innovation, Accra.
  6. Onumah, J.A., Quaye, W., Decker, E. and Essegbey, G.O. (2017). Spreading the “Gospel”of Science, Technology and Innovation Research in Ghana: A Two-Case Experience of the CSIR-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute. The Global  Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems  (GLOBELICS) Conference on 11th-13th October, 2017, Athens, Greece.

Book Chapters

  1. Fu, X., Essegbey, G.O., and Frempong, G.K. (2017) “MNEs’ and Capabilities Building in Ghana”, in Pervez N. Ghauri, Xiaolan Fu and Juha Vaatanen (Eds.) Multinational Enterprises and Sustainable Development, International Business & Management Vol. 33,  Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK, pp.173-194.
  2. Osei-Amponsah,C. (2016). Research and experimentation in support of artisanal palm oil production in Ghana, In Innovation Systems: Towards Effective Strategies in support of Smallholder Farmers. (Eds.). Francis, J., Mytelka, L., van Huis, A. and Röling, N. 2016. Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and Wageningen University (WUR)/Convergence of Sciences- Strengthening Innovation Systems (CoS-SIS), Wageningen.

Monographs, Handbooks, Pamphlets/Policy Briefs

  1. Edited) Osei-Amponsah, C., van Paassen, A., Essegbey, G.O., and Bolfrey-Ark, G. (2017). Innovation Platform  as  a  tool  for  agricultural  development: Insights for research and extension, CSIR-STEPRI policy brief
  2. Osei-Amponsah, C., van Paassen, A. and Essegbey, G.O., (2017). Creating public-private partnerships and innovation platforms for agricultural development: Insights for development partners, CSIR-STEPRI policy brief

Technical Reports

  1. Adofo, K., Baafi, E., Adu-Kwarteng, E., Quain, M. D., Amengor, N. E. Appiah Danquah, P., Bortey, H. M., Asamoah, E. A. Aubyn, A., Appiah-Kubi, D., Osei, Bonsu, P., Akom, M.,     Oppong, A., Agyeman, A., Addo, A., Mochia, M., Sanda, U., Osei, K., Bolfrey-Arku, G.,     Boakye, S. G., Awoodzie, J. K., Asamoah Obeng, N., Okyere, F., Amoa-Owusu, A.,      Allotey, L. N. A., Akomeah, B. and Abrokwaah, L. A. (2017). Release of Sweet Potato     Genotypes. Report submitted to the National Variety Release committee in support of the     release of four sweet potato varieties in Ghana.
  2. Ampadu-Ameyaw R., Omari R., Essegbey G.O. (2017) Factors Influencing Scaling-up of Agricultural Innovations: Lessons from Ghana. FARA Research Results 1 (4), 20.
  3. Ampadu-Ameyaw R., Omari R., Essegbey G.O. (2017) Development and Analysis        of the Rice Value Chain for the Hohoe and Jasikan Districts of the Volta Region, Ghana. FARA  Research Results 1 (1), 48.
  4. Julia Tagwireyi and Omari R. (2017). A situational analysis of regional investments, policies, legislation and advocacy efforts on food-based approaches to combating    micronutrient      deficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa: Focus on biofortification. FARA Research Report, 1(7).
  5. Opoku M. and Omari R. (2017) Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) marketing plan. A report Submitted to the International Potato Center (CIP), Ghana.
  6. Omari R. (2017) Building Nutritious Food Baskets Project (BNFB) Regional advocacy strategy 2017 and beyond. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, Accra, Ghana.
  7. Roland Asare, Wilhelmina Quaye, George Essegbey, Ransford Karbo and Asafu-Adjaye N.Y. (2017). Assessment of Technology Transfer System in Ghana- CSIR      Technology Development and Transfer Center.

Ampadu-Ameyaw, R. and D. Awunyo-Vitor (2014) Effect of Price and Non-price Incentives on Production and Marketable Surplus of Food Crops Supply in Ghana, Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology 3(6): pg. 666-679

Diego Naziri, Quaye,W., Bernard Siwoku, Sittichoke Wanlapatit, Tu Viet Phu and Ben Bennett (2014). The diversity of postharvest losses in cassava value chains in selected developing countries. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 115(2):111-123   

Obirih-Opareh, N and Onumah, J.A. (2014): Climate Change Impact Pathways on Agricultural Productivity in Africa: A Review. Journal of Environment and Earth Sciences, 4(4): 115-121  

Omari R., Essegbey G. and Ruivenkamp G. (2014): Barriers to the use of locally produced food products in Ghanaian restaurants: Opportunities for investments. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 4(6): 561573  

Omari R., Quorantsen E.K., Omari, P., Oppey, D., Asigbee, M. (2014): Prevailing food safety practices and barriers to the adoption of the WHO 5keys to safer food messages in rural cocoa-producing communities in Ghana. Internet Journal of Food Safety, 16:36-44

Onumah, J.A., Williams, P.A., Quaye, W., Akuffobea, M. and Onumah, E.E. (2014): Smallholder Cocoa Farmers Access to On/Off Farm Support Services and its Effect on Production. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 4(10): 484-495

Owusu-Amankwah, R., Ruivenkamp, G., Frempong, G., and Essegbey, G. (2014) “Mobilising social capital to deal with child labour in cocoa production: The case of community child labour system in Ghana”, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol.3 No.1, pp. 196 – 220.

Owusu-Amankwah, R., Guido Ruivenkamp, George Essegbey & Godfred Frempong (2014): “Implications of Third Party Voluntary Cocoa Certification on Labour and Livelihood Systems in Ghana”, International Journal of Agriculture Innovations & Research, Volume 2, Issue 6, May 2014, pp. 1047 – 1059. 

Quaye W., J Jongerden, G.O., Essegbey, Frempong G., and Ruivenkamp G. (2014): The Social Construction of Cowpea Variety Development in Ghana: What is missing? OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development 07(01):77-89.

Tetteh, E. K & Essegbey, G. O (2014): Firm Level Innovation: The Case of Ghanaian firms. European Journal of Business and Innovation Research, Vol 2, No. 2 pp. 1-18

Tetteh, E. K; Obirih-Opareh, N & Barimah-Antwi, K (2014): Microcredit and Women Empowerment: Evidence from Microcredit Clients of the Upper Manya Krobo Rural Bank in the Eastern Region of Ghana. International Journal of Emerging Trends in Science and Technology (IJTST), Vol. 01, Issue, 06, pp:875-893

Wilhelmina Quaye, George Owusu Essegbey, Edward Decker and Justina A. Onumah (2015) The Role of Science Technology and Innovation in Socio-economic Development of Ghana – Linking Research to the private sector at the CSIR-Technology Transfer and Development Centre (TDTC). Journal of Advances in Science and Technology Research (JASTER) 1(2): pp. 6-14

Wilhelmina Quaye, Richard Ampadu, Justina Onumah and Atsu Titiati (2015). Does the current land tenant arrangement in Ghana incentivise adoption of environmentally sustainable cocoa production practices? A case study of four selected cocoa growing districts in Ghana. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 7(4):265-275

Quaye, W.; Okai, M. Dowuona, SN; and Dziedzoave (2015). Gender Dimensions of Decision Making on Production Assets and Challenges Facing Women in Making Decisions Regarding Production and Processing Activities. Accepted for publication in Development in Practice 26(1):77-90.

Johnson P-N.T, S. Nketia and W. Quaye (2015) Appraisal of Logistics Management Issues in the Agro- Food Industry Sector in Ghana. Journal of Agricultural Science; 7 (3): 164-178

Abdulsalam-Saghir, PB, Ben Bennett, W Quaye, Viet Phu Tu, LO Sanni and AM Martin (2015) Gender analysis of households’ decision-making to reduce post-harvest losses of cassava in Ghana, Nigeria, and Vietnam, Food Chain 5(1-2), pp. 53–70

Roland Asare, Mavis Akuffobea, Wilhelmina Quaye and Kwasi Atta-Antwi (2015) “Characteristics of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Ghana. Gender and Implications for Economic Growth” African Journal of Science Technology Innovation and Development, In Press, doi: 10 1080/20421338.2014 979651 http://dx.doi.org/10 1080/20421338.2014.979651

Akuffobea, M., Williams, P. A., Roland Asare & George Owusu Essegbey (2015). Implications Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems on Technology Development and Dissemination in Ghana: A Review. International Journal for Agriculture Research and Innovation (IJARI), Volume 1, pp1–9.

Tetteh, E. K, Frempong, G. K., Obirih-Opareh, N. & Omari, R. (2015). Does Microcredit Create Employment For the Poor? The Case of the Microcredit Scheme of Upper Manya Krobo Rural Bank in Ghana. Business and Economic Journal, Volume 7, issue 190, pp. 1-9.

Ampadu-Ameyaw, R (2015) Gender and Small Business Growth Orientations: Theory, Evidence and Implications for Ghana’s Small Business Sector, British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade, Vol.:9, (1) pp. 1-16

Ampadu-Ameyaw R (2015), Understanding Farming Career Decision Influences: Experiences of Some Youth in Rural Manya Krobo, Ghana. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports 7 (7), pp 567-578

Ampadu-Ameyaw R and R. Aidoo (2015), Formalizing Informality for Increased Security: Customary Land Tenure Formalization in Ghana. Asian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Sociology, 5 (2), pp.76-87. CSIR-STEPRI Annual Report 2015 0431

Ampadu-Ameyaw R. and R. Omari (2015), Small-Scale Rural Agro-processing Enterprise in Ghana: Status, Challenges and Livelihood Opportunities of Women. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports 6 (1) pp 61-72

Omari R. and Frempong G. (2015), Food safety concerns of fast food consumers in urban Ghana. Appetite 98, 49-54

Omari R., Ruivenkamp G. and Essegbey G. (2015) Responsible fast food consumption in urban Ghana: Predicting consumers’ intention to adopt loyalty or exit strategy. Food Studies 5(2): 13-26

Haleegoah, J. Guido Ruivenkamp, George Essegbey, Godfred Frempong and Joost Jongerden (2015), “Street Vended Local Foods Systems Actors’ Perspectives on Safety in Urban Ghana: The Case of Hausa Koko, Waakye and Ga Kenkey”, Advances in Applied Sociology, 2015, 5, 134-145.

Avik, Basu, Sean Phipps, Rachel Long, George Essegbey & Niladri Basu (2015) “Identification of Response Options to Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana via the DELPHI Process,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2015, 12, 11345-11363; doi:10.3390/ijerph120911345

Asare, R. and Essegbey, G.O. (2016). Funding of agricultural research and development in Ghana: The Case of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Technology and Investment, 7, 40-50.http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ti.2016.72006

Omari R., Jongerden, J.P., Essegbey, G., Frempong, G., Ruivenkamp, G.T.P. (2016) The Role of Convenience in Fast Food Consumption in Urban Ghana. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports 11(4): 1-12

Osei-Amponsah, C., Sakyi-Dawson, O., Adjei-Nsiah, S., Adu-Acheampong, R., Essegbey, G. and Quarmine, W. (2016). Embedding research for innovation to meet societal needs in national research systems: experiences from Ghana. Cahiers Agricultures 2016-25, 65004. DOI:10.1051/cagri/2016047

Osei-Amponsah, C. and Leontine Visser (2016). Does actor perspective matter? A case study of designing intervention for small-scale palm oil production enterprises in Kwaebibirem district of Ghana. Sociology and Anthropology of Development Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre. Rural Sociology 81(2), 2016, pp. 224–248

Tetteh E.K., Frempong G., Obirih-Opareh N., Omari R. (2016). Does microcredit create employment for the poor? The case of the Microcredit Scheme of Upper Manya Krobo Rural Bank. Business & Economics. Journal, 7: 190. doi:10.4172/2151-219.100019

Omari R., Frempong G. (2016). Food safety concerns of fast food consumers in urban Ghana. Appetite 98 (2016) 49-54. 

Asare, R., Sakyi, P. A., Fynn, O. F. & Osiakwan, G. M (2016). Assessment of Groundwater quality and its suitability for domestic and agricultural purposes in parts of the Central Region, Ghana. West African Journal of Applied Ecology, 24, 67-89.

Williams, P.A., Akuffobea, M., Onumah, J.A. and Essegbey, G.O. (2016), “Meeting productive capacity of agro-processors in Ghana: What are the drivers?” International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 5 No. 10, pp. 495-507. 

 Conference Papers

Akuffobea, M., Williams, P. A., Asa re, R. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Implications of Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems on Technology Development and Dissemination in Ghana: A Review. A paper presented at the International Research Initiative Conference (IRIC) on 7th -8th October, 2014, Accra-Ghana.

Omari, R. (2014): Aflatoxin awareness creation in West Africa: Application of principles and best practices of risk communication. A paper presented at the Regional Workshop on Aflatoxin Challenge in Eastern and Southern Africa held on March 11-13, 2014 at Lilongwe, Malawi

Quaye, W., Essegbey, G.O., Decker, E and Onumah, J.A. (2014): The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation in Socio-economic Development of Ghana – Linking Research to the private sector at the CSIR-Technology Transfer and Development Centre (TDTC). A Paper Presented at the International Research Initiative Conference (IRIC), on the 7-8th October, 2014, Accra, Ghana 

Quaye, W., Ruivenkamp, G., Essegbey, G.O, Onumah, J.A. and Jongerden, J. (2014): Approaches to Promote the Inclusion of Smallholder Farmers as Suppliers of Large-Scale Institutional Food Purchase Programmes: A Case of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP). A paper presented at the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) Conference organised in Capetown, South Africa between 15-19th June, 2014

Williams, P. A., Akuffobea, M., Asare, R. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Product Innovation among Ghanaian Firms – The Contribution of Research and Development. A paper presented at the International Research Initiative Conference (IRIC) on 7th -8th October, 2014,Accra-Ghana 

Ampadu, R. A (2014) Gender and SMEs in Ghanas Rural Communities. A paper presented at a policy symposium for the Ministry of Trade and Industry at the British Council Hall, Accra on the theme “Gender in Trade and Industry: Needs and Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana. 9th November, 2014.

Roland Asare & George Owusu Essegbey (2015) “Funding of Agricultural Research and Development in Ghana: The Case of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)” presented at the International Research Initiatives Conference (IRIC 2015) Accra, Ghana. 11-12 November, 2015.

Omari R. (2015) Fast food and fast food restaurants as material objects: The socio-cultural meanings of consumption. A paper presented at the 2015 Annual General Meeting of the Research Staff Association of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research held in Accra, Ghana on 30th October, 2015

Book Chapters

Essegbey, George, Nouhou Diaby and Almamy Konte (2015) “Chapter 18: West Africa”, UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030, UNESCO, Paris. (ISBN 978-92-3-100129-1). pp. 470-497.

George Owusu Essegbey (2015) “The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation in National Development”, in Nana Araba Apt (Ed.) Positioning Ghana Challenges and Innovations, Institut Francais de Recherche en Afrique, Ibadan pp. 333-359 

Omari, R. Contributed two case studies on risk communication activities in relation to aflatoxin contamination and recurrent cholera outbreaks in Africa and Ghana respectively and participated in the development of the book: FAO and WHO (2014) A Handbook on Risk Communication Applied to Food Safety.

Onumah, E.E., Opoku, A.N. and Onumah, J.A. (2014): Profitability Analysis of Broiler Production in Greater Accra Region of Ghana. A book chapter in “The Developments in Agricultural Economics and Contemporary Issues in Ghana”, University of Ghana Readers. Digibooks, ISBN 9988-1-9900-5  

Essegbey, G.O. and Stephen Awuni (2016) “Chapter 5: Herbal Medicine in the Informal Sector of Ghana”, in Erika Kraemer-Mbula and Sacha Wunsh-Vincent (Eds.) The Informal Economy in Developing Nations – The Hidden Engine of Innovation? Cambridge University Press, pp. 194 – 227.

Quaye, W., Ruivenkamp, G., Essegbey, G., Onumah, J.A. and Jongerden, J. (2016): Approaches to Promote the Inclusion of Smallholder Farmers as Suppliers of Large-Scale Institutional Food Purchase Programmes: A Case of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) in Da Silva, C., Mpagalile, J.,van Rooyen, J. & Rizzo, C. (Eds) “Enabling more inclusive and efficient food and agricultural systems in Africa” Rome, Italy, pp. 3-13. (ISBN 978-92-5-109498-3)

Sarpong-Anane, Afua B. (2014). ”Globalization and indigenous conflict management: Experiences from Africa”, in Indigenous conflict management strategies. Lexington Books, Plymouth, UK. (ISBN:9780739188040, 0739188046). pp. 75-83

Unedited Conference Papers

Naziri, Diego; Quaye, Wilhelmina; Siwoku, Bernard; Wanlapatit, Sittichoke; Phu, Tu Viet; Bennett, Ben (2014). Not all those who wander are lost: A Comparative An a l y s i s  o f Postharvest Losses in Cassava Value Chains in Ghana, Nigeria, Thailand and Vietnam: Poster Presentation at 14th Congress of European Association of Ag r i c u l t u r a l Economics held at Ljubljana, Slovenia 26th-29th August 2014.

Books

Barnabas Amisigo, , Roland Asare, Kamal Azrague, Thor BjØrkvoll, Sigrid Damman, Herman Helness, Deborah Ofori, Portia Adade & Mavis Akuffobea (2014), Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) for resilience to climate change impact on water availability in Ghana: Sustainability Assessment of Selected RWH Designs, Report from Activity 1, October 2013 ISBN: 9789988193508, SINTEF-STEPRI, Print Innovation, Accra, Ghana.

Quaye, W., Onumah, J.A., Decker, E. and Essegbey, G.O. (2015). Profiles of Marketable Technologies Developed by CSIR-Ghana. A Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Technology Development and Transfer Centre (CSIR-TDTC) publication, ISBN 978-9988-1-9351-5 

Technical Reports

Frempong, G. (2014). What is happening in ICT in Ghana: A supply-and demand side analysis of the ICT sector. Evidence for ICT Policy Action Policy Paper No. 4

Adade P. and Akuffobea M. (2014): Diffusion of Innovation in Low Income Countries (DILIC) Training Course Report.

Adade P. (2014). ). Report on 6 Districts of the Business Opportunity Identification Survey (BOIS): REP/CSIR-STEPRI, Accra. 2014.

Akuffobea M., Adade P., Essegbey O. G (2014). Diffusion of Innovation in Low Income Countries (DILIC) Project: Report of Survey Methodology.

Akuffobea M. and Adade P. (2014): Proceedings of the Diffusion of Innovation in Low Income Countries (DILIC) Conference.

Akuffobea, M (2014). Report on 6 Districts of the Business Opportunity Identification Survey (BOIS): REP/CSIR-STEPRI, Accra. 2014.

Ampadu, R. A., Quaye, W., Onumah, J. A and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Proceedings from CSIR-STEPRI and MOFA Policy Symposium on the theme “Accepting or Not Accepting GMOs: Implications for Sustainable Food Production in Ghana

Ampadu, R. A (2014). 14 Report on 14 Districts of the Business Opportunities Identification Survey (BOIS): REP/CSIR-STEPRI, Accra. 2014.

Asare, R. (2014). Report on 6 Districts of the Business Opportunity Identification Survey (BOIS): REP/CSIR-STEPRI, Accra. 2014 

Awuni, S. and Essegbey, G.O. Developing an enabling scientific equipment policy in Af r i c a : Ghana s tudy. IFS/AAS/STEPRI Col l abor a t ion. July, 2014. www.ifs.se/IFS/Documents/.../Ghana%20Country%20Study%20Report

Awuni S. (2014). Report on 7 Districts of the Business Opportunity Identification Survey (BOIS): REP/CSIR-STEPRI, Accra. 2014.  

Beintema, N., Essegbey, G. O., Asare, R. and Michael Rahija (2014), Ghana Key Indicators, 2000 – 2011, Agricultural R&D Indicators Factsheet, ASTI-IFPRI, Rome.

Essegbey, G.O. (2014) Assessment of Climate Change Policy and Institutional Context: The Case of Ghana, CCAFS Platform, Accra.

Essegbey, G.O., Awuni, S., Essegbey, I.T., Akuffobea, M., Micah, B.M. Country study on innovation, intellectual property and the informal economy: Traditional herbal medicine in Ghana. Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP). WIPO/STEPRI Co l l a b o r a t i o n . Th i r t e e n t h Se s s i o n Ge n e v a , Ma y 1 9 t o 2 3 , 2 0 1 4 . www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/mdocs/en/cdip_13/cdip_13_inf_2.pdf

Essegbey, G. O and Asare, R. (2014) “Assessment of Agricultural Research capacities in Ghana: The case of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)”. Report for ASTI/IFPRI-CORAF/WECARD project on In-depth Assessment of National Agricultural Research Capacities in West Africa. IFPRI, CORAF/WECARD & ITRA 

Fuseini M. (2014) Report on 6 Districts of the Business Opportunity Identification Survey (BOIS): REP/CSIR-STEPRI, Accra. 2014.

Nienke Beintema, George Essegbey, Roland Asare and Michael Rahija (2014) “Agricultural R&D indicators factsheet Ghana” IFPRI, Washington, Available at www.asti.cgiar.org/ghana

Onumah, J. A., Sarpong-Anane, A. B., Frempong, G., Iizuka, M. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): A Background Report on Multi-National Enterprises in the Agricultural Sector: A Case Study of the Rice and Cassava Value Chains in Ghana

Onumah, J. A Quaye, W. Ampadu-Ameyaw, R. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Ministerial Capacity Needs Assessment Survey Report

Onumah, J. A Quaye, W. Ampadu-Ameyaw, R. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Proceedings from CSIR-STEPRI and MOFA Policy Symposium on the theme “Decentralisation of MOFA:Constraints and Opportunities for sustainable Food Production”

Onumah, J. A Quaye, W. Ampadu-Ameyaw, R. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Proceedings from CSIR-STEPRI and MOFA Policy Symposium on the theme “Gender in Trade and Industry: Needs and Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana”

Quaye, W., Onumah, J. A., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Report on DRUSSA Ministerial Planning Sessions

Quaye, W., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R., Onumah, J. A. and Essegbey, G. O. (2014): Proceedings from CSIR-STEPRI and MOF 1st Policy Symposium on the theme “Exchange Rate Volatility  and Impact on Economic Growth: Way Forward in Ghana”

Quaye, W., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R. and Onumah, J. A. (2014): Review of Existing Land Tenure Arrangement in Cocoa Growing Areas and their Implications for the Cocoa Sector in Ghana. A UNDP consultancy report

Quaye, W., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R., Onumah, J. A. and .Essegbey, G. O. (2014) Proceedings from CSIR-STEPRI and MOTI 1st Policy Symposium on the theme, “Potential Impact of the Common External Tariff and Economic Partnership Agreement” 

Tetteh, E. K (2014) Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Member States Experts on Research and Development (R & D) Indicators Report. Abidjan, Côte dIvoire, 12th to 16th May 2014. Submitted to the Ministry of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation (MESTI).

Tetteh E. K (2014) Report on 13 Districts of the  Business Opportunity Identification Survey (BOIS): REP/CSIR-STEPRI, Accra. 2014.

Quaye W (2015) Scoping Study on gender responsive agricultural Services for rural poverty reduction: The case of Ghana

Quaye,W., Onumah, J.A., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R and Essegbey, G.O. (2015). Proceedings from CSIRSTEPRI and MOFA Policy Symposium on the Status and impact of Ghana’s fertilizer subsidy programme 

Quaye,W., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R and Essegbey, G.O. (2015). Proceedings from CSIR-STEPRI and MOTI Policy Symposium on Determinants of Ghana’s bilateral trade flows

Quaye,W., Onumah, J.A., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R and Essegbey, G.O. (2015). Proceedings from CSIRSTEPRI and MOFA Policy Symposium Effect of poultry and rice importation on the Ghanaian economy”

Sigrid Damman, Herman Helness, Barnabas Amisigo, Roland Asare, Regina Banu, Kwadwo Asante,Mavis Akuffobea, Fred Logah, Portia Adade Williams, Thor BjØrkvoll, Kamal Azrague, Fred Amu-Mensah, Masahudu Fuseini (2015) “Final Report: RWH for resilience to climate change impact on water availability in Ghana” ISBN: 9788214059809, SINTEF-STEPRI, Trondheim, Norway.

Akuffobea M. and Williams A. P. (2015) Report on International Training Workshop Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Research and Method: Reinforcing National Capacity on STI Assessment held from 18th October – 6th November, 2015 in Beijing, P. R. China.

Akuffobea, M., Williams, A.P. and Frempong, G. A. (2015) Proceedings of the MNEmerge Regional Workshop held from 10th – 11th August, 2015 at CSIR-STEPRI, Accra-Ghana.

Frempong G.K., Essegbey G.O., Akuffobea M., Williams A. P. Onumah J.A. and Omari R. (2015). The  Impact of FDI on Local Development and Poverty Reduction: Insight from 8 Case Studies.

Williams A. P, Fuseini M, Essegbey G. O. (2015). Report on Horizon 2020 Information Session and National Contact Point training workshop at Mensvic Grand Hotel, Accra-Ghana.

Damman S., Helness H., Amisigo B., Asare R., Banu R., Asante K., Akuffobea M., Logah F., Williams A.P., Bjørkvoll T., Azrague K., Amu M. F., Fuseini M. (2015). Final report: RWH for resilience to climate change impact on water availability in Ghana.

Williams A.P, Arthur W., Asare R., Damman S. & Akuffobea M. (2015). Report on Rain Water Harvesting Project Stakeholders Workshop held on 11th June 2015, under the theme “Up scaling RWH in Ghana: Challenges and Opportunities at CSIR - STEPRI.

Onumah J. A., Frempong G.K., Akuffobea M., Williams A.P. and Essegbey O.G. (2015), Ghana Policy Indicators: Guidelines for MNEs Operation in Ghana’s Agricultural Sector.

Williams P. A. (2015). Report on “National Dissemination Workshop on Gender and Enterprise Development in Ghana” held on 18th August, 2015 at ISSER Conference Centre at University of Ghana, Legon.

Onumah, J.A., Quaye,W., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R and Essegbey, G.O. (2015). Proceedings from CSIRSTEPRI and MOTI Policy Symposium on Current monetary policies and their implications for doing business in Ghana

Onumah, J.A., Quaye,W., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R and Essegbey, G.O. (2015). Proceedings from CSIRSTEPRI and MOTI Policy Symposium on Determinants of Ghana’s bilateral trade flows

Akuffobea M. and Williams A. P. (2015) Report on International Training Workshop Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Research and Method: Reinforcing National Capacity on STI Assessment held from 18th October – 6th November, 2015 in Beijing, P. R. China. CSIR-STEPRI Annual Report 2015 045

Akuffobea, M., Williams, A.P. and Frempong, G. A. (2015) Proceedings of the MNEmerge Regional Workshop held from 10th – 11th August, 2015 at CSIR-STEPRI, Accra-Ghana.

Akuffobea M. (2015): MNEs and Innovation in Ghana Survey: Enumerators’ Training Workshop report held from 30th November – 3rd December, 2015 at CSIR-STEPRI, Accra-Ghana.

Akuffobea, M. and Ampadu A. R. (2015). Report on Circle Institutional Strengthening Programme (ISP) workshop held from 9th - 11th December, 2015 in Nairobi-Kenya.

Frempong G.K., Essegbey G.O., Akuffobea M. Williams A. P. Onumah J.A. and Omari R. (2015). The Impact of FDI on Local Development and Poverty Reduction: Insight from 8 Case Studies.

Damman S., Helness H., Amisigo B., Asare R., Banu R., Asante K., Akuffobea M., Logah F., Williams A.P., Bjørkvoll T., Azrague K., Amu M. F., Fuseini M. (2015). Final report: RWH for resilience to climate change impact on water availability in Ghana.

Williams A.P, Arthur W., Asare R., Damman S. & Akuffobea M. (2015). Report on Rain Water Harvesting Project Stakeholders Workshop under the theme “Up scaling RWH in Ghana: Challenges and Opportunities.

Onumah J. A., Frempong G.K., Akuffobea M., Williams A.P. and Essegbey O.G. (2015), Ghana Policy Indicators: Guidelines for MNEs Operation in Ghana’s Agricultural Sector.

Akuffobea M. (2015). Report on Vital Signs Ghana Stakeholders workshop Held on 3rd September, 2015 at Erata Hotel, Accra, Ghana.

Akuffobea M, (2015) Report of Seminar on “Youth, Employment and Agriculture” held at University of Ghana, Legon on 22nd January, 2015

Quaye, W., Awuni, S., Abubakari M., Addo-Yobo., F and Rockson, G. (2016). Baseline Survey Report for ‘Operationalizing Green Economy Transition in Africa: Status of Green Economy Initiatives in Tolon District, Tema and Kumasi Metropolitan Assemblies-Ghana. GIZ/UNEP Green Economy Transition Project Report, June 2016. 85 Pages

Ampadu-Ameyaw, R., Omari R., Essegbey G.O., and Dery, S. (2016). Status of Agricultural Innovations, Innovation Platforms, and Innovations Investment. 2015 PARI project country report:Republic of Ghana. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Accra, Ghana .177 Pages. Http://research4agrinnovation.org/wpontent/uploads/2017/01/Ghana_InnovationStudy.pdf

Onumah, J.A, Quaye, W., Ampadu-Ameyaw, R and G.O Essegbey (2016) Competition and Foreign Direct Investment in Ghana-Implications for Responsible Business’. Proceedings from Policy symposium organised in Collaboration with Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) at CSIR-STEPRI Conference Room, Accra. 28 Pages.

Ampadu-Ameyaw R, Quaye W, Onumah J.A and G O Essegbey (2016) ‘Policy Implementation in Ghana: A Case of the Science, Technology and Innovation Development Programme (STIDEP) and Options for Enhancement’. Proceedings from Policy Symposium organized in Collaboration with  Ministry of Environment Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) at CSIR-STEPRI Conference Room, Accra. 28 Pages.

Quaye W, Onumah J.A, Ampadu-Ameyaw R, and G O Essegbey (2016). “Chemical Adulteration and its Impact on Vegetable Production and Marketing in Ghana”. Proceedings from Policy Symposium organized in Collaboration with Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) at CLOSSAG Conference Room in Accra. 25 Pages.

Essegbey, G.O, Ampadu-Ameyaw, R., Omari and W. Quaye (2016). Strengthening Agricultural Policy Practice in Africa (SAPPA), Ghana Consolidated Report prepared for Barefoot Education for Afrika Trust (BEAT). 166 Pages. 

Sarpong-Anane, Afua B. and Essegbey, G.O (2016) Report on official visit to South Africa: Towards improving bilateral relations by the council for scientific and industrial research of Ghana with the council for scientific and industrial research of South Africa.

Quaye, W., Decker, E., Onumah, J.A and Asabo, R. (2016). CSIR- Technology Development and Transfer Centre 3rd Quarterly Report. 46 Pages.

Tetteh, E. K (2016) Monitoring and Evaluation Report of 17 CSIR-Technology Development and Transfer Centre Funded projects. 45 Page

Tetteh, E. K (2016) Productivity Analysis Report of 11 CSIR-Technology Development and Transfer Centre Funded projects. 35 Pages.

CSIR-STEPRI (2016). Business Plan for the Commercial Cultivation of Oil Palm Mushroom, Accra. 28 Pages

CSIR-STEPRI (2016). Business Plan for the Promotion of Innovative Rainwater Harvesting Technology, Accra. 26 Pages.

CSIR-STEPRI (2016). Business Plan for the Promotion of the Mechanized Palm Nuts Cracker and Kernel-Shell Separator (MPCKSS) Technology, Accra. 28 Pages.

CSIR-STEPRI (2016). Business Plan for the Promotion of High Rate Low Temperature (HRLT) Extraction Plant, Accra. 31 Pages.

CSIR-STEPRI (2016) Business Plan for the Promotion of Commercial Distribution/Marketing of Pozzomix Cement. 25 Pages.