Emmanuel Adjei Asamoah
Research Scientist (Seed Technologist)
Phone (Mobile): +233-(0)268054548, +233-(0)-244679338
Phone (Office): +233-(0)3220-60425
Yahoo Messenger Id: adjei_asamoah
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Mr. Asamoah holds B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Agriculture from the University of Cape Coast. He also holds M.Sc. in Agroforestry from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Mr. Asamoah has more than a decade experience in Seed production. He was responsible for the planning and production of foundation seeds for the entire country during his ten years working with Grains and Legumes Development Board. He is well versed in seed dissemination and was able to raise the adoption of quality seeds by farmers from 50mt to 600mt within two years when he was appointed as Technical Seed Manager at Wienco Ghana Limited.
Mr. Asamoah has worked with a lot of Researchers and Research Institutions in the development and release of improved crop varieties. He was appointed as a Demonstrator during his master’s degree education at KNUST, a position he held for two years.
He has attended conferences and training programs on seed, nationally and internationally including IITA, AFSTA among others. He was also part of the team that prepared the 2008 and 2009 MOFA Annual Reports.
He is currently a Research Scientist and also heads the Institute’s Commercialization and Information unit and a member of the CSIR Research Staff Association (RSA) and International Society of Organic Farming Research (ISOFAR).