SHEATHE: Xenobiotic substances and heavy metals in the environment – a threat to health, ecosystems and development in Ghana
Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana.
+233 3220 60100
Ph.D. (Agronomy and Soil Science), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu. 1994-1997; MSc. (Biological Sciences), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. 1981-1984; BSc. (Biological Sciences), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; 1976-1980
Robert has lead, coordinate or managed over 26 research/development projects. The most
recent ones include:
-Steering Committee Chairmanship, DANIDA BSU/ECP & GEP Project: Building Stronger Universities with funding for 6 PhDs and other small projects; Urban Food Plus (2013).
-GlobeE; African German Partnership to enhance resource use efficiency in urban and peri-urban agriculture for improved food security in West Africa countries (2014-2016).
-Agribusiness value chain analysis in root and tuber crops; Country Leader, Institutionalization of quality assurance mechanism and dissemination of top quality commercial products to increase crop yields and improve food security of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa-COMPRO II; AGRA-KNUST Soil Science -MSc study programme for West Africa at KNUST (2012).
-Enhancing the performance and growth potential of street-food vending for accelerated socio-economic development in Ghana (Ghana-Denmark 2011); Steering Committee member and coordinator of KNUST PhD students’ programme); Sustainable sanitation solutions (SUSA).
-Project leader,Safe Water for Food (2011).
-Leader, AGRA-KNUST Soil Science PhD study programme for West Africa at KNUST (2010).
-Management consultant, AGRA-KNUST Plant Breeding and Seed Science study Programme in West Africa (2008).
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