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APERL Project

The faculty in conjunction with the University of Guelph, Canada, embarked on a project termed Agroforestry Practices to Enhance Resource Poor Livelihoods (APERL) Project which ended in February 2014. Seven project communities namely Adoe, Ayakomaso, Dumesua, Fiapre, Kobedi, Kwamekyakrom and Mentukwa, all in the Sunyani West District were involved.

Protected Areas and Poverty Reduction (PAPR) Project
The Faculty is engaged in the above research project which is collaboration between the Vancouver Island University, Canada, Sunyani Polytechnic, the FFRT, the Nature Conservation Research Centre and the College of African Wildlife Management in Tanzania.  The research seeks to address the challenges of reducing poverty and ensuring environmental sustainability through a focus on protected areas and adjacent communities in Canada, Tanzania and Ghana.  The project, which is funded by the IDRC sponsored one Faculty member for a Ph. D in Eco-tourism in a Canadian University. He has graduated and resumed duty since January 2014.