Dr. James Osei Mensah

Senior Lecturer


Dept: Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension
Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension

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Research Areas/Interests

Dr. James Osei Mensah’s research interests are in the areas of analysis of agricultural value chains, food and consumer economics, entrepreneurs...~more


Research Projects (Current and Past)

January to February 2020: Co-Consultant: Needs Assessment/Socio-Economic Baseline Survey for Okuafo Pa Project in the Dormaa East District of the Bono Region of Ghana; Commissioned by ENI-Ghana.

 

January to February 2020: Field Aid: Value Chain Analysis of Okuafo Pa Commodity Chains (Tomato, Maize, Cashew, Cocoa and Poultry) by Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) of Italy.

 

October 2018 to January 2019: Deputy Team Leader: End of Project Evaluation- Assets Creation Programme; Commissioned by the United Nations World Food Programme-Ghana Office.

 

February to April 2018: Deputy Team Leader: Profiling of Farmer Organizations under Enhanced Nutrition and Value Chains in Ghana (ENVAC); Commissioned by the United Nations World Food Programme-Ghana Office.

 

May to December 2017: Deputy Team Leader: Needs Assessment of Poultry Associations in Ghana; Commissioned by the Ghana Poultry Project (GPP).

 

March to July 2017: Co-consultant and field supervisor: End of Project Evaluation for the Sorghum Value Chain Project in Ghana; Commissioned by Concern Universal Ghana.

 

May to July 2016: Lead Consultant: Ghana Poultry Project (GPP) Baseline Survey; Commissioned by ACDI/VOCA, Ghana.

 

January to February 2017: Co-consultant and Field Supervisor: Baseline survey for the Enhanced Nutrition and Value Chains in Ghana (ENVAC); Commissioned by the United Nations World Food Programme-Ghana Office.

 

February 2017: Co-consultant and field supervisor: End of project evaluation of the Sorghum Value Chain Project; Commissioned by Concern Universal (Ghana) and Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

 

January to February 2016: Co-consultant and field supervisor: A study on Farm Radio and Technology Adoption by Farmers in Northern Region of Ghana; Commissioned by Adventist Development and Relief Agency, Ghana.

 

March to May, 2015: Research Scientist and Field Supervisor, Sorghum Sub-sector Study in Ghana; Commissioned by Concern Universal, Ghana.

 

November to December, 2014: Field Supervisor, Landscaping Study for Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) programme in Ghana.

 

2013 to 2015: Research Scientist and Survey supervisor for Improved Yam Storage for Food Security and Income in Ghana project. Three-year project funded by AusAID.

 

January 2013: Co-Researcher, Value Chain Analysis of P4P Targeted Crops in Ashanti and Northern Regions of Ghana; Commissioned by the United Nations World Food Programme-Ghana Office.

 

January 2013: Co-Researcher, Contribution of P4P to the Economic Empowerment of Women Smallholder Farmers in Ashanti and Northern Regions of Ghana; Commissioned by the United Nations World Food Programme-Ghana Office.

 

May 2011-June 2011: Research Scientist and Survey Supervisor, World Food Programme’s (WFP) Purchase for Progress (P4P) Baseline Survey (for households and Farmer Organizations).

 

June 2012 - July 2012: Research Scientist and Survey Supervisor, World Food Programme’s (WFP) Purchase for Progress (P4P) Follow-up survey (for only Farmer Based Organizations).

 

August 2013: Facilitator for Farmer Organization training on Records Keeping.

 

June 2014: Facilitator for Farmer Organization training on Records Keeping (Follow-up).

 

June 2013 - July 2013: Supervisor, World Food Programme’s (WFP) Purchase for Progress (P4P) Follow-up Survey (for households and Farmer Organizations).


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