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


Head: Dr. Bright P. Kankam

Name Position Field of Expertise
Bright Obeng Kankam (PhD) HEAD OF DIVISION - Senior Research Scientist Wildlife ecology and management
Stephen Adu-Bredu (PhD) Principal Research Scientist Systems ecology
Mary M. Apetorgbor Chief Research Scientist Plant pathology/mycology
Lucy Amissah (Mrs.) PhD Senior Research Scientist Ecology
Akwasi Duah-Gyamfi (PhD) Senior Research Scientist Ecology and management
Caleb Ofori Boateng (PhD) Research Scientist Wildlife ecology and management
Francis  K. Dwomoh Research Scientist Forest management



Name Position
Paul Kankam Chief Technical Officer
Magdalene Prempeh Agyeman Chief Technical Officer
Samuel Kyei Yamoah Chief Technical Officer
Kwasi Baah Acheamfour Chief Technical Officer
Jonathan Dabo Principal Technical Officer
Emmanuel Amponsah Manu Principal Techn. Officer
Eunice Okyere-Agyapong Principal Technical Officer
Adu-Gyamfi Asamoah Principal Technical Officer
Mark Debra Marfo Principal Technical Officer
William Hagan Brown Principal Technical Officer

 Field Stations

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


New Handbook On Wood Density - Copies Available At CSIR-FORIG

Conference And Training Facilities - Contact Commercialization Division For Details
Water Front Conference Facility UP Coming Beekeeping Training UP Coming Snail Farming Training