Benjamin Abu

Benjamin Musah Abu is a budding academic and holds MPhil in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ghana. He is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Entrepreneurship Development, University for Development Studies and teaches courses in economics and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate level. He is well versed in conducting scientific research using various econometric models and statistical software. He has been a monitoring associate for the Ghana Agricultural Production Survey implemented by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in 2013 and 2014. He was in charge of six districts in Northern and Upper West regions. Benjamin has interest in microeconomic analysis especially in the field of agriculture. He has conducted scientific study on market participation behaviour of smallholder farmers in the Upper West region of Ghana. He currently has nine publications. He aims to be positively self-oriented and problem solving through the application of knowledge acquired in relevant fields into useful output for the benefit of society.

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Labour markets and employment, Globalization and trade


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


Mr. Benjamin Abu
University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

Contact information:

University for Development Studies, Faculty of Integrated Development Studies, P. O. Box 520
Wa (Upper West Region)
T: +233(0)20 433 7271
T: +233(0)24 601 9108

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