Staff

Mrs. Dorothy Asabea Opoku

Position: Assistant Research Scientist

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Tel:+233 547168381

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

James Kudjo Govina

Position: Assistant Research Scientist

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Tel:+233 247092929

Professional fields of interest:
Biomaterial anatomy and quality, Bamboo resources development, Wood formation, Non-destructive testing methods – NIR, Acoustics

Prosper Mensah (Engr.) (PhD)

Position: Research Scientist

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Tel:+233 244750839 /+233209316074

Professional fields of interest:
*Characterisation of Composite Boards

*Characterisation of Timber
*Conduct research into non-timber forest products (NTFP)

James Oppong Amponsah (PhD)

Position: Assistant Research Scientist

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Tel: +233-208382704

Professional fields of interest: Tree Seed Conservation, Tree Phenology, Seed Ecology, Seed Germination Improvement and Seed Modeling

George K.D. Ametsitsi (PhD)

Position: Senior Research Scientist

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Tel:  +233-245669665, +233-243152826

Professional fields of interest

Plant/System/Fire Ecology and Environmental resources management and Climate change, Plant ecology, Environmental Resources Management and Wood Science (Quality Control)

Miss. Patience Mansa Gakpetor

Position: Assistant Research Scientist

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Tel: +233-240927205/ +233-545167685

Professional fields of interest

Forest Genetics and tree breeding, Biotechnology, Domestication and Conservation, Agroforestry, Rehabilitation of and restoration of degraded of landscapes, Forest Plantations and Silviculture etc

Mr. Emmanuel Minkah

Position: Scientific Secretary/ Assistant Research Scientist

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Tel:+233-322060373 / +233-244844464

Professional fields of interest: Agro-forestry, Drying of forest Products, Climate Change and land-use changes.

Mr. Christian Opoku Kwarteng

Position: Assistant Research Scientist

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Tel: +233-208709959/ +233-546565584

Professional fields of Interest: Agroforestry, Forestry, Entomology
 
Professional Background: BSC. NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, MSC. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

James Kofi Korang (PhD)

Position: Senior Research Scientist

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Tel: +233-271920698, +233- 0542186062

Professional fields of interest

Bioenergy , Biocomposite Material, Environmental and Green Chemistry

Mr. William K. Dumenu

Mr. William K. DumenuPosition: Research Scientist

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Tel:+233-266074775

Professional fields of interest:

Ecological and environmental economics

Sustainable bio-based economy (Bioeconomy) transition in developing countries

Caleb Ofori Boateng (PhD)

Dr. Caleb Ofori-BoatengPosition: Senior Research Scientist

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Tel: +233-3220-60373 /+233 277962422

Caleb is a wildlife management expert specializing in amphibian and reptile research and conservation.

Emmanuel Ebanyenle (PhD)

Position: Senior Research Scientist

Team Leader: Wood Anatomy and Xylarium Center
Quality Manager: CSIR-FORIG Wood and Furniture Testing Center (ISO/IEC 17025 accredited lab.)

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Tel: +233-50-854-1272 / +233-32-206-0123

Mrs. Stella Britwum Acquah (PhD.)

Stella Britwum AcquahPosition: Senior Research Scientist

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Tel:+233-3220-60123 / 60373

Professional Fields of Interest:

Forest biometrics, Silviculture, Forest management

Technology, Information Systems, Statistics

Elizabeth Asantewaa Obeng (PhD)

Position: Senior Research Scientist

Head - Forest Policy, Governance & Livelihoods Division

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Tel:+233-(0)3220-60123/60373

Professional fields of interest:

Environmental and Natural Resource

Joseph Mireku Asomaning(PhD)

Position: Principal Research Scientist

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Tel:+233-51-60123/+233 244724894

Akwasi Duah-Gyamfi (PhD)

Position: Senior Research Scientist 
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Professional Fields of Interest:

  • Forest responses to global change
  • Production ecology and biogeochemistry
  • Carbon and nutrient cycling
  • Forest population dynamics
  • Belowground processes
  • Restoration of ecosystem processes in degraded landscapes

Lucy Amissah (Mrs.) (PhD)

Dr, Lucy AmissahPosition: Principal Research Scientist

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Tel: +233-3220-60123 / 60373

Professional fields of Interest:

Forest ecology, biodiversity conservation and forest fire management

Beatrice Darko Obiri (Mrs) (PhD)

Position: Principal Research Scientist
Head: Forest Economics & Marketing Division
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Tel: +233-3220-60123/60373, +233-2044381574
Professional fields of interests
Socio-economics (Forest Products and Marketing, Agro-ecology, Farming systems, landscape restoration, Ethno-botany, Bio-energy and Climate change)

Prof. Stephen Adu-Bredu (PhD)

Position: Chief Research Scientist

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Tel:+233-51-60123/ +233244538772

Professional fields of interest:
Forest Ecology and Physiology, Silvicuture Systems, Carbon Sequestration

Ernest G. Foli (PhD)

Position: Principal Research Scientist

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Tel: +233 243714148; +233 262714148.

Professional fields of interest:

Tropical Forest Ecology & Silviculture; Forest Mensuration & Inventory (Natural forest and plantations); Tropical Forest Management; Growth & Yield Modelling; Forest Biomass and Carbon Stocks Assessment; Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

About us

Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It started as a research unit within the Forestry Department in 1962. It was fully established as a research institute and named FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FPRI) under the then Ghana Academy of Sciences in 1964 and in 1968 placed under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Contact us

The Director
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, P. O. Box UP 63 KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

Tel :+233-(0)3220-60123/60373
Fax :+233-(0)3220-60121
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