Mary Nana Anima Akrofi
University of Ghana
Mary Nana Anima Akrofi is a Research Assistant for the IANDA Project. She has a BSc. Degree in Agricultural Science (Agribusiness). Anima has experience implementing research programs that involved food systems: value chains, improving nutrition of infants and children and post-harvest loss interventions, as well as providing direct services to improve the health and food security status of the resource poor populations in Ghana, Sub-Saharan Africa and nationwide. She served as a Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness in the 2013/14 academic year. During the period, she assisted Professor Daniel Bruce Sarpong and continues to assist him in undertaking several research in nutrition, food security, value chains, food safety and climate change. She has worked on nutrition and other research with CARE, AJINOMOTO, GAIN, AGRA, WFP, IFPRI and IDS in Ghana. She is currently in her second year of her MPhil Studies in Agribusiness, studying agricultural science related to business. Her research interests are on women, food systems and nutrition, food security and climate change linkages to agribusiness.