Mr. Padmore Adu-Antwi
Name: Mr. Padmore Adu-Antwi
Qualification: MPhil. Seed Science and Technology
Current grade: Principal Technologist
Area of specialization: Seed Science and Technology
Research Interests: Research focuses on seed physiology; building technologies to improve seed climate adaptation, production, delivery, storage, and seed systems.
Station: Kwadaso, Kumasi
Mr. Padmore Adu-Antwi holds an MPhil (Seed Science and Technology) from the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, Legon and a BSc. Agriculture (Agribusiness) from the same university. He tutored and supervised students of Higher National Diploma in General Agriculture and Agribusiness related modules. He has worked on a number of projects with NGOs such as Learn4Work, Alamnyaki Group, Africa in Motion, and GIZ. He was part of the team that pioneered the development of the first Competency-Based Training Modules for Agriculture Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) sponsored by GIZ and MoFA. He was the Agronomy-Lead for AMG/Agrowave Fertilisers between 2020-2021 where he spearheaded a number of farmer engagements on crop nutrition and the patronage of certified improved seeds. He has worked on improving the viability of soybean seeds in storage using antioxidants as seed treatments.
Mr. Adu-Antwi has affiliations with the following international and local bodies;
- Member – Young Professionals in Agricultural Research and Development
- Member – CSIR-Research Staff Association
- Alumnus – German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)