Mr Kojo Ahiakpa is a FANRPAN country-based contact point in Ghana and the Team Lead for the Policy and Research Bureau of the Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana (CAG). He is also the founder and Team Lead at Research Desk Consulting Ltd – a commercial agribusiness advisory, market research, data analytics and visualisation, and copy-editing consulting firm in Ghana, with an operational office in Canada. He is also the co-founder and Programme Lead of Agripreneurs Africa Agribusiness Hub.
Mr Ahiakpa is currently a PhD candidate in Olericulture with the Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Biology, Huazhong Agricultural University, China. He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship (Unicaf University, Cyprus), M.Phil. in Mutation Breeding and Plant Biotechnology (University of Ghana), Postgraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship (University of Maryland, USA), Project Management Professional Programme (Ghana), Diploma in Human Resource Management (Institute of Commercial Management, UK), and BSc. in Agriculture (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana).
He has been involved in several international research collaborations and has authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He also serves as a reviewer for the Taylor and Francis Publishing Group, Springer-Nature, John Wiley and Sons Inc., Emerald, and Hindawi Publishing Groups.