Dr. Kwasi Ohene-Yankyera

Part Time Senior Lecturer

Research Areas/Interests

Grants/Funds Awarded

Research Activities with Dates

Food Security Impacts of Industrial Crops Expansion in sub-Saharan Africa-Funded by the Overseas Development Association (ODA) of the United Kingdom with a total grant of US $ 137,030

Commencement Date: 15.02.15 to 28.02.17

Enhancing the performance and growth potential of street food vending for accelerated socio-economic development in Ghana.  Funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Denmark-Ghana South-driven research programme with a total grant of 5,000,000 DKK.

Commencement date April 1, 2012 to- End of July 2016.

Three university faculty successfully completed PhD and one MPhil students successfully completed

Options for Mitigating the Impact of Climate Change on Maize-Legume Farming Systems in northern Ghana (in collaboration with Institute of Economic Affairs) and funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  One PhD student recruited and successfully completed in 2017 and has since been recruited for CANR

Duration: 2014-2016

Gender, Time Allocation and Influence on Rice Productivity in Ghana. In collaboration with Africa Rice Centre in Cotonou, Republic of Benin.

One BIRD faculty successfully completed PhD in 2018 courtesy of the collaboration as part of the capacity building for Knust academic staff

Duration: 2014-2016

Analysis of Peri-Urban Sanitation Markets in Ghana: Under the SUSA-Ghana Project: Under Work package 5: Sanitation Business Systems in Peri-Urban Environments.

One CANR faculty member successfully completed PhD in 2016 as part of the capacity building for Knust academic staff.

Duration: 2011 to 2014

Sanitation Market Demand Analysis and Market Segmentation in Urban Ghana.  Under SUSA-Ghana Project.

One MPhil Student successfully completed in 2016

Duration: 2014-2016

Economics of Small Ruminant Livestock Production in northern Ghana.

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