Robert Aidoo

Research Faculty

Robert Aidoo is an Associate Professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. He holds PhD and MSc Degrees in Agricultural Economics from KNUST, and a Certificate in Agribusiness and Postharvest Management from the Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI), Israel. He has 20 years’ experience in general management consulting and agricultural/agribusiness research in particular. He has led different research teams to conduct studies for both local and international organizations such as United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR-Ghana office), UN World Food Programme (WFP-Ghana office), Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), International Labour Organization (ILO-Ghana office), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan- Nigeria; USAID West Africa Analytical Support Services and Evaluations for Sustainable Systems (ASSESS), Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA-Ghana), Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Ghana, among others. Robert has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals. He has also supervised many student research projects in agricultural economics and agribusiness management at the postgraduate level. Robert has participated in many local and international agricultural conferences/workshops and contributed to debates in the sector, and the formulation of relevant agricultural development policies in Ghana. His research interests are in agricultural commodity value chain analysis, consumer behavior and food economics, economic implications of agricultural technology adoption, and assessment of agricultural project impacts on livelihoods of actors along agricultural commodity value chains.

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