Felix Frimpong, Agronomist
Qualification : M. SC. (Agricultural Resources Management in the tropics and sub tropics)
Area of Specialization: Agronomy and Crop Physiology
Research Interests: Abiotic stress and Climate Resilience
Tel: +233 206 633 367
Station: Fumesua, Kumasi (Ghana)
Mr. Felix Frimpong is an agronomist with the CSIR-Crops Research Institute and currently pursuing a Ph.D. programme in (Characterizing the resilience of seed set and seed filling in cereals exposed to heat and drought) at the University of Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Frimpong is an old student of Sunyani Secondary School and holds an M.Sc. degree in Agricultural Resources Management from the University of Bonn, Germany in addition to his B.Sc. (Natural Resource Management-Agroforestry) degree he obtained from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2009.
Mr. Frimpong worked with the Environment, Biodiversity and Land Use unit of the CSIR-FORIG between 2009 and 2010 as a national service person where he had the opportunity to work on various projects such as the “Tropical Forest for poverty Alleviation from Household to Global Analysis” and the “Agricultural Innovation for Climate Change Adaptation and Food Security in Africa: Ghana and Gambia Case Studies”. He was also part of the team that worked on the “Socio-economic survey for up-scaling cassava-legume technology” under the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP)
Below are a few of the research projects/activities he has undertaken either as a team leader or team member”
Aquaponics-based food system in Ghana
Enhancing water use efficiency in yam production.
Evaluation and scaling out of yam production technologies with improved and local popular varieties.
Biochar and charcoal soil amendments on yam production
Sustainable Intensification of Integrated Crop-Small Ruminant Production Systems in West Africa (crop-small ruminant) funded by AUSAID
Assessment of Effluents (Pond Water and Manure) on Maize Varieties in an Aquaponics Based Food System in Ghana