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Samuel Boadi

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Phone: +233 242 980 789 +233 242 980 789Boadi
Department: Social Forestry
Office: Faculty of Forest Resources Technology
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Address: Department of Social Forestry,
Faculty of Forest Resources Technology, KNUST, Kumasi,Ghana

Brief History

Dr. Boadi is an enthusiastic young man who joined the Department of Social Forestry, Faculty of Forest Resources Technology, as a lecturer since 2013. His area of expertise is Agroforestry with particular emphasis on the integration and utilization of Non-Timber Forest Products in tree based systems; as well as soil fertility and productivity management in land use systems. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Agroforestry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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Major Responsibilities

My major responsibilities include teaching, research and the provisions of services that could benefit society as a whole. Aside these, I tutor a number of students serving as their academic advisor and seeing to their welfare.


Undergraduate Courses:

  • SOF 154; Statistics for Natural Resources
  • SOF 260; Introduction to Agroforestry
  • LRR 258; Forest Soils
  • EFR 351; Applied Systematics I
  • SOF 359; Social Issues in Forestry
  • SOF 356; Agroforestry

Graduate Courses: (Under development)

  • Social Change and Conservation of Forest Resources
  • Forest-Based Livelihoods Development

Research Interests

My research interests include on the assessing the sustainable harvesting or exploitation of wild sourced NTFPs or underutilized plant species, their cultivation and management in tree based systems. Research areas of keen interests also include information on their;

  • Ecology
  • Domestication and integration into land use systems
  • Growth effects on soil physicochemical properties
  • Potential incomes that could be generated through their exploitation

Current Research

Phenology, Ecology and the management potential of Thaumatococcus daniellii in tree based systems

Journal Articles

Boadi, S., M. Baah-Acheamfour, F. Ulzen-Appiah, and G. M. Jamro. 2014. Nontimber Forest Product Yield and Income from Thaumatococcus daniellii under a Mixed Tree Plantation System in Ghana. International Journal of Forestry Research. Volume 2014 (2014): 1 – 8.

Conference Presentations and Workshop

  • Participant: The Ontario Center of Excellence Discovery Exhibition and Conference, 11th - 12th May, 2009, Metro Convention Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Participant: Growing the Margins and the Canadian Farm and Food Biogas Conference, 10th - 13th March, 2009, London Convention Center, London Ontario, Canada
  • Participant: Workshop on Project/Research Writing, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana 17th May, 2007

Appointments/Employment Records & Positions Held

  • National Service Personnel (Teaching/ Field Research Assistant) - Department of Agroforestry, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana, September, 2006 – 31st July, 2007
  • Lecturer, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (2013 to Present)

Honours and Awards

  • Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) Canada Student Exchange Program (SEP) Grant, July, 2008.
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Scholarship, August, 2007.

Any others Responsibilities

  • Member of Website Management Committee, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, KNUST