Forest Policy, Governance and Livelihoods

This programme undertakes research on factors that relate to global and national policy and legislative processes, equity, valuation of forest resources, and marketing for enhanced livelihood and economic development. Priority areas include:

  1. Forests and livelihoods
  2. Policy and governance challenges
  3. Forest and land tenure
  4. Gender and forestry
  5. Forest conflict resolution
  6. Participatory  Forest Management (PFM)
  7. Forest extension
  8. Forest valuation and payment for ecosystem Services (PES)


Head: Dr. Kwame Antwi Oduro

Name Position Field of Expertise
Kwame Oduro Antwi (PhD) HEAD OF DIVISION - Senior Research Scientist  
Emmanuel Marfo (PhD) Principal Research Scientist Forest Policy and Governance
Haruna Abukari (PhD) Research Scientist  
William Dumenu Research Scientist  
Elizabeth A. Obeng Senior Research Scientist Econometrics , Ecosystem services


Name Position
Emmanuel Asiedu-Poku Chief Technical Officer
Markfred Mensah Chief Technical Officer

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