Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services

This programme seeks to develop and upscale technologies that contribute to conservation of biodiversity and sustainable management of landscapes and water bodies. Priority areas will include:

  1. Land use systems
  2. Ecosystem services
  3. Land health surveillance, and forest genetic resource conservation
  4. Management of invasive tree species,
  5. Forest resource assessment, harvesting/ logging (including NTFPs)
  6. Wildlife management

The Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services is headed by Dr. Akwasi Duah Gyamfi. The Division has 6 senior members, 7 senior staff and 11 junior staff.


Name Position Field of Expertise
Lucy Amissah (Mrs.) PhD Principal Research Scientist Forest Ecology
Stephen Adu-Bredu (PhD) Principal Research Scientist Systems ecology
Bright Obeng Kankam (PhD) Senior Research Scientist Wildlife ecology and management
Akwasi Duah-Gyamfi (PhD) Senior Research Scientist Forest Ecology and management
Caleb Ofori Boateng (PhD) Research Scientist Wildlife ecology and management
Hamdia Mahama Wumbeidow (Mrs.) Research Scientist Zoology - Biodiversity Studies
Kwadwo Kyenkyenhene (PhD) Research Scientist GIS
MrDouglas Siaw Baah Technologist  
William Hagan Brown Technologist  


Name Position
Paul Kankam Chief Technical  Officer
Kwasi Baah Acheamfour Chief Technical Officer
Jonathan Dabo  Chief Technical Officer
Emmanuel Amponsah Manu Chief Technical  Officer
Mark Debra Marfo  Principal Technical Officer


Name Position
Anthony Appiah Security Assistant Gd. 1
Collins Kwasi Ahenkorah Asst. Overseer Gd.1
Amos Asemonu Biewko Asst. Overseer Gd.1
Kwasi Nyamekye Supervisor Gd. II
Daniel Awatey Supervisor Gd. 1
Joseph Ofori Supervisor Gd. II
Stephen Abaidoo Supervisor Gd. II
Francis Yeboah Senior Labourer
Appiah Rawlings Supervisor Gd. 11
Michael Fiawatsor Supervisor Gd. 11
Joyce Fosu Supervisor Gd. 11

 Field Stations

  • Abofour / Mankrang
  • Amantia
  • Oda
  • Yenku
  • Benso


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