Staff publications in 2014

Refereed Journal Publications

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

Conference Papers

Akuffobea, M., Williams, P. A., Asare, 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.

 

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.

 

Book chapters

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

 

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.

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, 12" to 16"

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.