Prof. Nana Ewusi-Mensah

Associate Professor

Dept: Crop and Soil Sciences
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
KNUST, Kumasi

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Prof. Nana Ewusi-Mensah is a Soil Scientist (Soil Microbiology option) at the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

From 2010 till 2020, he has worked towards improving his professional reputation through local and international workshops/seminars and conferences. In 2016, he won an African young scientist fellowship award organized by the Association of Commonwealth Universities to participate in the Climate Impacts Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) in sub-Saharan Africa programme, an initiative of the UK's Department for International Development to develop his research skills in the field of climate change and its impacts on development. His current research focuses on investigating how soil management practices impact climate change. Other research interests are; rhizobiology and bio-waste waste management. Since 2010, he has produced over 38 peer reviewed papers in reputable journals. Following his collaborative prowess, he was won over $2M through research grant proposals since his appointment.
At the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences where he was a former Head of Department, he teaches (Advanced Soil Microbiology, Integration and Application of Soil Science and Soil Chemistry and Microbiology) at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has successfully supervised over 50 honours, 15 Mphil and 14 PhD students in varying research topics (Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, composting, biochar and climate change, microbial biomass dynamics, P-nutrition in legumes and microbial inoculant use in legume cropping systems).
He has served as Chairman and member of several committees/units at both national and international levels. 
In his spare time, he actively engages staff in tools that can be used for effective online pedagogical activities.

His orchid ID is: 0000-0001-8061-5010.

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