Prof. Dadson Awunyo-Vitor


Dept: Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension
Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Private Mail Bag, KNUST Post Office, Kumasi

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Examination of institutions providing financial services to farmers and SMES and factors influencing credit access, to evaluate impact of credit on th...~more

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Dadson Awunyo-Vitor is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension, KNUST and a Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), UK; Member of Institute of Chartered Accountant (ICA) Ghana; Member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA); and Member of Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIT) Ghana. His area of expertise is in Agricultural Economics, Accounting and Taxation. His main areas of research interests are Agricultural and Business Finance; however he includes Audit quality of Small and Medium Practice (SMP) firms and tax compliance by the informal sector of emerging economies as part of his research portfolio.

As a professor, he has mentored several young faculty members at both local and international levels. He has likewise trained students at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels.

Dadson is an experienced University administrator who has managed training and research grants with the utmost integrity. Specifically, he has managed training grants from the European Union, and research grants from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); Cities Alliance; Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development; and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Dadson serves on several boards at both local and International levels; as well as serving as external examiner for MSc, MPhil and PhD theses for both local and international Universities including: University for Development Studies (UDS), University of Professional Studies (UPSA), University of Education Winneba (UEW) and University of Cape Coast (UCC) (in Ghana); and University of South Africa and North West University (in South Africa).

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