MSc Candidate in Capacity Development and Extension at the University of Guelph
Edward is a 2023 Net-Zero Food Systems Challenge Participant
Edward is an enthusiastic development professional with over a decade of experience managing sustainable agricultural development programs and projects. Edward is currently pursuing a thesis-based Master of Science in Capacity Development and Extension + International Development in the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph. He earned an MSc in Monitoring and Evaluation from Christian Service University College in Kumasi, Ghana, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, specializing in Economics, from the esteemed Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He also completed his first master’s program in MPhil Agricultural Economics at the same prestigious institution.
Before relocating to Canada, Edward held roles with the International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED) in Ghana and the Ghanian Ministry of Food and Agriculture promoting sustainable agriculture practies and developing infrastructure to improve nutritious diets, women empowerment and gender equality in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. Edward is a Council Member with the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), the World’s Insight Network that provides decision makers with the necessary insight to advance, based in New York, USA.