Experts

Dr. Edward Kweku Nunoo

Dr. Edward Kweku Nunoo is an expert in environmental management (major in socio-economics aspects) and climate change; and a policy analyst who hails from Komenda in the Central Region of Ghana. Dr. Nunoo currently lectures in research methods, resource evaluation and management, integrated water resource management, land-use policy & analysis and environmental auditing at Central University of Ghana.

He has a PhD in Environmental Science (Sustainable forest management) and MSc in Environmental and Resource management (Environmental management systems) from the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) in Germany. He also holds a Certificate in Hydro-Europe (Water resources management) from BTU and Nice University France as well as BA and Diploma from the University of Cape Coast. This has given him a seasoned blend of African-European professional experience.

Prior to lecturing, Dr Nunoo worked for six years on projects with Brandenburg University of Technology as an Environmental and Climate change expert (socio-economic). Some of his projects include: Prospects of avoided deforestation as a post Kyoto Instrument in mitigating climate change; River basin flood assessment (Vaar Rice- France) and Sustainable forest management in high forest zone of Ghana.

Edward K. Nunoo has a plethora of research works and interests in sustainable forest management, climate change mitigation strategies, land-use policy & analysis, environmental impact assessments, environmental management systems, sustainable tourism and river basin management.

Dr. Seth Nii-Annang

Dr. Seth Nii-Annang is an environmental and resource management as well as agricultural science expert. He holds a PhD in Soil Microbial Ecology and Biochemistry from the Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany and an MSc. in Environmental and Resource Management also from the Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany. He also holds a first degree in Agricultural Science from the University of Ghana.

Prior to joining the team at IGGS, Dr. Seth was a researcher and has twenty five (25) publications in peer review journals. Some of his research includes soil protection and recultivation at the Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany, conservation agriculture, remediation techniques etc.

Mr. Frank Agyei-Twum

Mr. Frank Agyei-Twum is an editor of Adomonline.com, home of all the content generated on the Twi platforms in the Multimedia Group Adom FM, Asempa FM, Nhyira FM (Kumasi) and Adom TV (on Multi TV) as well as the other platforms across the country.

He holds a BSc (Hons) in Tourism from the University of Cape Coast and Certificate in Effective Supervisory Skills from Michael Stephens Consult, Accra. His work experience includes being the Associate Producer of award winning Dwaso Nsem Morning show on Adom 106.3 FM and head of Religious Programming at Adom and Asempa FM. He has also worked with other major media stations and companies in Ghana including CitiFM, TV3 and The Statesman newspaper. He was responsible for publishing Business Stories and the business editor for The Statesman newspaper.

Frank was formally the Head of Communication for Orange Africa Group Limited - an indigenous conglomerate, comprised of 3 subsidiary companies that cater to the marketing and manufacturing of soaps, pharmaceutical products, marketing of energy drinks and the distribution of Osram energy bulbs where he oversaw the designing and production of brand concepts. He was also the General Manager responsible for the set up and running of Stylus Clearing Co. Ltd which is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing Clearing and Forwarding companies at the Tema port.

Some of Frank's achievements include overseeing the transition of the Stateman newspaper from an 8-page one colour bi-weekly to a 16-page colour daily, and contributed extensively to the construction of a new website, thestatesmanonline.com, and overseeing the tender process of awarding of contracts for the construction of feeder roads and schools in the Gomoa West district of the Central Region. He was the Lead Researcher for Gabby's Airtime on TV3 network. Frank was also responsible for the review and drafting of the development plan for Eastern Region which is still in use to date and currently the General Secretary for Old Mariners Association.

His other expertise includes business reporting, editing, data management and project design and implementation. He is fluent in English, Twi and Fante.

Sylvia Owusua Yirenkyi

Sylvia Owusua Yirenkyi is a graduate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and has a wide range of experiences in Ghana and on the international stage.

On the Environmental front, Sylvia has played key roles in the establishment and support of some environmental organization in the country such as the Ghana Youth Environmental Movement (GYEM). Sylvia worked as a Natural Resources Consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Italy-Rome where she contributed to some publications

such as the Community Seed Banks - Junior Farmer Field and Life School. Various NGO’s, Government Agencies and International bodies have also benefitted from Sylvia experiences in climate change and environmental management.

Sylvia has also built her experience in Management and Trade Development; working with GraceKennedy (Ghana) Limited, an International Food and Beverage Company.

Sylvia’s experiences both locally and internationally and in varied areas makes her an asset to any organization as she is able to see holistically and manage projects efficiently.

 

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