Mrs. Dorothy Asabea Opoku

Position: Principal Technologist

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Professional fields of interest:

Tropical Forest Management, Forest Silviculture and Biodiversity

Conservation in the tropics, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Urban Forestry, Communication and Conflict Management

Professional background

  1. MSc. Tropical Forestry, Technische Universität Dresden (Dresden University of Technology), Germany – October 2015 to January 2018

  2. BSc. Natural Resources Management (Silviculture and Forest Management Option), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi- Ghana. August 2006 –May 2010

Research Project

Involved in the Schools’ Outreach and Sensitization Programme on Climate Change

Conference paper:

Opoku, P. and Akoto, D.A. (2019). Maximizing landscape restoration to the benefit of smallholder farmers in forest agro-ecological zones in Ghana. Tropentag Conference, Kessel Germany, September 18-20, 2019.

Awards/Fellowships Dean’s Award:

  1. 2017 - DAAD Completion Grant, Germany
  2. 2017 - BPSA-STUBE Sachsen Fellowship Award, Germany
  3. 2016 - GET Fund Scholarship Award, Ghana
  4. 2015 - ITTO Scholarship Award
  5. 2015 - UNEP/UNESCO/BMUP-CIPSEM Fellowship Award, Germany
  6. 2009 - Tropenbos Small Grant, Ghana


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