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Philip Tetteh Quarshie

PhD Candidate/Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Guelph

Philip is a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He previously worked as a Project Management Practitioner in International development with over 14 years of experience in project design and implementation. His areas of work include food security, agriculture & climate change adaptation, agricultural value chains and markets competitiveness, technology & innovation dissemination, rural livelihood & sustainable development. He helped in building private sector firms through sensitizing of agro-processing companies, seeds companies and agro-dealers. He has been involved in policy issues in the seed and fertilizer sector in Ghana, notably the Ghana Seed Plan, the Fertilizer Subsidy Model, and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture Medium Term Agriculture Sector Investment Plan (METASIP III). His current research explores how climate-smart agriculture practices and technologies promotes sustainable food systems outcomes.


  • –present
    PhD Student/Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Guelph


  • 2018 
    Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Master Development Management
  • 2005 
    Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, BSc Geomatic Engineering