Senior Members

Senior Members


Dr. Quaye  

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

Qualifications: BSc and MPhil (Agricultural Economics), PhD (Rural Sociology -Wagningen University, Netherlands)


Dr. George O.Essegbey- Diretor 6    

Dr. George Owusu Essegbey: Chief Research Scientist, Immediate Past Director

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

 Dr. Frempong 2  

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

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


Commercialization and Information Division (CID) 


E. K. TettehJPG 3-Senior Member      

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: Cinematography, Knowledge  Management, S&T Documentation and Popularization, S&T Information Dissemination, Behavioural Change Education, Communication and Marketing.

  Agriculture, Medicine and Environment Division (AMED) 

  Dr. Ampadu


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

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

Dr Amponsah  

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

Qualifications: Bsc. (Agriculture), MPhil (Agricultural Economics), PhD. (Agriculture - Wagningen University, Netherlands).

Current Interets: 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.


Justina Adwoa Onumah : Research Scientist

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


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

 Maame Dokuaa Agyei Addo  

Maame Dokua Adjei Addo: Principal Technologist

Qualifications: BSc (Agriculture), MSc (Sustainable International Agriculture -Georg August University, Gottengen, Germany)

Current Interests: Agribusiness, Rural Development and Agricultural Economics.

 Emmanuel Tetteh Jumpah


Emmanueal Tetteh Jumpah: Principal Technologist.

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


Industry and Services Division (ISD)                                                                               




Dr. Adelaide Agyeman (Mrs): Principal Research Scientist

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

Dr.Rose Omari- Snr Member  

Dr. Rose Omari (Mrs): Senior. Research Scientist

Qualifications: BSc and  MPhil (Biochemistry/Food Science), PhD (Food Policy- Wagningen University, Netherland).

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). 

Portia Adade  

Portia Adade - Williams (Mrs): Research Scientist

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

Current Interests: Climate Vulnerabity and Adaptation,Socio-economic and Innovation Studies

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 Sarrpong Anane  

Afua Bonsu Anane-Sarpong: Prncipal Technologist

Qualifications : Dip (HR Mgt), BA (Economics & Sociology).  MPhil (Sociology-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).