Kwame is a Senior Project Officer in Tropenbos Ghana leading Working Landscapes Project with aim of transforming two high climate risk landscapes to thriving and resilience landscapes and also as a Cocoa Linking Pin in Tropenbos Ghana. Before joining Tropenbos Ghana, Kwame has worked with Technoserve Ghana and United States Forest Service International Program funded by USAID where he led access to more than $4m by smallholder cocoa farmers for investment in their cocoa farms and climate resilient cocoa production models.
Kwame has over 20plus years of experienceworking with government institutions, private sector organizations and Civil Society Organizations deepening knowledgefor small-medium enterprises owners includingsmallholder cocoa farmers to make informed decisions to improvelivelihoodsand sustain the environment.
For the past four years Kwame has been working under the Working Landscape Project and other related projects such as Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ program developing capacities of local communities and strengthening governance structures for effective and sustainable adoption of cocoa-agroforestry systems and farmer managed natural regeneration concepts as adaptation and climate change mitigation strategies towards resilient cocoa production and restoration of degraded forested lands.
Kwame holds MSc in Project Management from University of Salfordand brings in experiences to share during the WCF partnership meeting.