Camillus Abawiera

Dr. Camillus Abawiera Wongnaa had his education at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana (BSc. Agriculture and PhD. Agricultural Economics), University of Ghana, Legon (MPhil. Agricultural Economics) and University of Education, Winneba, Ghana (Diploma in Education). With over nineteen (19) years of teaching experience in Ghana, Camillus has taught at the Primary, Junior High, Senior High, and Tertiary school levels. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, and Extension of KNUST. Before joining KNUST in August 2016, he had worked for five (5) years as a Lecturer and later a Senior Lecturer and a Head of Department of Agropreneurship of Kumasi Technical University, a department he established. Camillus was a member of the consulting team that executed the End of Project Evaluation of the Sorghum Value Chain Project in Ghana. He was a co-consultant in a Needs Assessment of Poultry Associations in Ghana Project for the Ghana Poultry Project (GPP). He was also one of the consultants in the Impact Study of Root Capital’s Agricultural Enterprises that link smallholder farmers to markets in Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire where he served as an Agricultural Economist. Currently, Camillus is KNUST’s Principal Investigator (PI) in a United Nations University (UNU)’s project on the Promotion of Knowledge Exchange, Creation and Sharing between Africa and Asia in support of Africa’s Sustainable Development. Dr. Wongnaa has published over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and two book chapters. His research areas are production economics, productivity and efficiency analysis, food security, rural livelihood as well as climate change and agriculture.