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Green Cohesive Agricultural
Resource Management WEBSOC

Project description

The present project wants to promote growth and employment through research on green, cohesive Water, Energy-from-Biomass, Soil, Organics, and Crop (WEBSOC) agricultural management strategies in Ghana, as present agricultural development depends on deforestation and show little or no increase in productivity per unit of land. WEBSOC is intended to intensify agriculture to create jobs in poor rural areas. Read more... 


Project coordinator:

Professor Mathias Neumann Andersen
Aarhus University
Dept. of Agroecology
Blichers Allé 20
DK-8830 Tjele

Direct phone: +45 8715 7739
Cell phone: +45 2240 0742


The project period is 1 January 2014 - 31 December 2018 and the project is funded by Danida Fellowship Centre.


Annual meeting 2015

Annual meeting was held 26 - 28 January 2015 at University of Cape Coast.

6 PhD students and 1 Mphil

5 PhD students are now connected to the project:

Emmanuel Amoakwah, Department of Soil Science, University of Cape Coast

Fauziatu Ahmed, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University

Isaac Baido, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ghana

Joseph Osafo Eduah, Department of Soil Science, University of Ghana

Kwadwo Kusi Amoah, Department of Crop Science, University of Cape Coast

Selorm Dorvlo, Department of Engineering, University of Ghana

1 Mphil is also enrolled in the project:

Daniel Ninson, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ghana

On 20 May 2014 Eric Oppong Danso, University of Ghana, successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Response of Okra to High Frequency Drip, Sprinkler and Bucket Irrigation in the Keta Sand Spit, Ghana

Kick-off meeting

The kick-off meeting took place at University of Ghana and at University of Cape Coast 27 - 31 January 2014.

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Revised 2015.03.03