Isaac G. K. Ansah is a PhD candidate at AEP (WASS), which was commenced on 17th November, 2016. Prior to this, he had obtained his bachelor degree in Agricultural Economics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Kumasi, Ghana). He also earned a master degree in Management, Economics and Consumer Studies, with specialization in Economics, Environment and Policy with AEP chair group at Wageningen University.
His PhD topic is “Modelling the social-ecological resilience of the Ghanaian food system”. Under the supervision of dr. ir. Koos Gardebroek and dr. Rico Ihle, Isaac hopes to operationalize social-ecological resilience in relation to food systems and quantitatively measure various elements of resilience. He will then apply both micro- and macro-econometric techniques to analyze the factors that influence food system resilience at both micro and macro scales.