Hamdiyah Alhassan

Hamdiyah Alhassan is a development economist with research interest in Agricultural labour productivity, poverty and environmental sanitation. She currently teach at the University for Development Studies , Tamale, in Ghana, where she has worked since 2011. She received the B.Sc. (First Class Honours) in Civil engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She obtained the Master of Philosophy in Economics  and PhD in Development Studies from and University of Ghana, in 2010 and 2017 respectively. She was a research member of the United Nations Human Security Project in Northern Ghana and the NORSAC, CODAC and IBIS Sponsored research on Poor Performances of Female Candidates in the 2010 District Level Elections in Northern Ghana.

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality


Title Country Themes
Rural nonfarm engagement and agriculture commercialization in Ghana: complements or competitors? Ghana Labour markets and employment , Agriculture and food security


Dr Hamdiyah Alhassan
Senior lecturer
University for Development Studies
University for Development Studies

Contact information:

P.O.Box TL 1882, Tamale
T: +233 244563124

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