Dr. Irene Susana Egyir is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Ghana at Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences. She holds a Ph.D from the University of Ghana, Legon in the year 2003.
She has also engaged herself in a number of consultancies such as study on the promotion of youth employment in agriculture and rural enterprise programme. She has also collaborated with institutions like the Ministry of Trade and Industry, African Development Bank, RUAF From-Seed-to-Table (FStT) Impact Monitoring Plan for Accra and the International Water Management Institute. Dr. Irene Egyir has performed many tasks in institutional capacity building some of which are acquisition of funding for M.Phil. Student theses since 2006 and was part of the Teaching and Learning Innovations Fund (TALIF) programme in 2007.
Dr. Egyir has also made a number of contributions to various book chapters. She has published a number of articles in journals, and written a number of articles in Technical reports, discussion papers and also contributed to conference proceedings. She has also attended over 40 international workshops across the continents such as North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. She presented papers in about 20 of them and actively participated in the rest.
She has also served as a member on various boards and committees. She was a member of over 10 standing and ad hoc committees in the University of Ghana and a member of Ghana Information Network on Knowledge Sharing (GINKS), Accra. She is also a Tutor and a Council member of the Volta Hall, University of Ghana and the current Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.
Dr. Egyir has founded a development NGO named Multi-Features and Capacity Enhancing Services which links urban micro-entrepreneurs to Research, Extension, Finance, Consulting and Cooperative and Media (REFCOM) Services.
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