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 ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:
 
 
 

EDUCATION

 

        Ph.D (Food Science), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

 

        M.Phil (Food Science), University of Ghana, Ghana

 

        B.Sc (Honours) Food Science, University of Ghana, Ghana

 

        Certificate in Food Composition Database and Analysis, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 2002.

 

        Certificate in International Food Laws and Regulations, and Codex Alimentarius, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA, 2003.

 

        Certificate in Food Auditing (Licensed Food Auditor), Trained and Licensed by the World Food Safety Organization (WFSO), London, UK, 2003.

 

        Certificate in Information Technology in Nutrition, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden and Peridiniya University, Sri Lanka, 2004.

 

        Certificates in Quality Management Systems in the Food Industry and Food Safety Systems, International Agricultural Centre, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2004.

 

 

PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

RAPID PREPARATORY SCHOOL, SUNYANI, SEPT. 1976 - JUNE 1984                  

 

 ST. AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE, CAPE COAST - G. C. E. ORDINARY LEVEL, SEPT. 1984 - JUNE 1989               

   

 ST. AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE, CAPE COAST - G. C. E. ADVANCED LEVEL, SEPT. 1989 - JUNE 1991  

 

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

        Member, Institute of Food Technologists (USA), 1996 to present.

        Honorary Secretary to Council (2005), Information Technology for the Advancement of Nutrition in Africa (ITANA) Society, Member since 2002 to present.

        Member, Ghana Science Association, Ghana, 1998 to present.

        Member, International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), USA, 1999 to present.

        Member, Food Science and Nutrition Network for Africa (FOSNNA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2000 to present.

        Member, Gender and Energy Network of Ghana, Accra, Ghana, 2003 to present.

        Member, Society of African Journal Editors (SAJE), Nairobi, Kenya, 2004 to present.

        Secretary, Association of Ghanaian Journal Editors (AGJE), Accra, Ghana, 2005 to present.

 

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

i.          Cocoa Processing and Chocolate Technology

ii                     Post-harvest technology of root and tuber crops.

iii.                   Post-harvest physiology and storage quality of fruits and vegetables.

iv.                  Canning technology.

v.                 Quality evaluation of ultra-high processed foods

vi.                   Cereals and legumes processing technology.

 

AREAS OF CONSULTANCY OR SERVICES

        Food Security and Food Technology.

 

        Consultation and advisory activity in the field of Food Technology and Population Health Concerns.

 

        Product development from the idea to a marketable product.

 

        Optimization of production and processing in a semi industrial scale.

 

        Utilization of pilot plants and its equipment for industrial research.

 

        Routine and special analysis of chemical and microbiological content of plant raw materials and foods.

 

        Gender and Energy Issues in Food Processing Operations

 

        Gender and Energy Mainstreaming in Project Planning

 

        Statistical Analysis of Research/Experimental Data.

 

        Food Safety Auditing of Food Industries.

 

 

CAREER OBJECTIVES

To contribute to the advancement of food technology for the achievement of sustainable food security in the world.

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