BHEARD Student Research Profile: Clifford Yeboah-Manson

Clifford Yeboah-Manson is a MPhil candidate from Ghana currently researching Seed Science and Technology at KNUST in Ghana.

Clifford Yeboah-Manson facilitating a discussion with area rice farmers.
Clifford Yeboah-Manson facilitating a discussion with some rice rice farmers of the Upper Denkyira East District in the Central Region of Ghana.

Thesis

Improved Seed Production Potential of Rice Farmers Groups in Upper Denkyira East District

How would you describe your research to a non-scientist?

Questions seeking to find out if rice farmer groups can produce seed for themselves and other farmers.

What do you hope to achieve with your research?

Find the opportunities and constraints; technical efficiency and level of cohesiveness of rice farmer groups.

What is your favorite aspect of your research?

Interview and group discussions.

 

Clifford Yeboah-Manson is a MPhil candidate from Ghana currently researching Seed Science and Technology at KNUST in Ghana.

The BHEARD program, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), develops agricultural scientists and increases agricultural research capacity in Feed the Future partner countries, including Liberia. The program is named after Dr. Norman Borlaug, an American biologist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate who has been called “the father of the Green Revolution.”

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