BA (Andy) Nyamekye

BA (Andy) Nyamekye

PhD Student, PhD Researcher, Promovendus

Andy Bonaventure Nyamekye is currently a PhD researcher on the EVOCA project investigating how a hydro-climatic Environmental Virtual Observatory could contribute to water management in rice farming systems in Ghana by enabling the creation of actionable knowledge relevant for farmer decision-making. He employs multiple lenses including Responsible Innovation, Adaptive Governance and Informational Governance and contributes to the further conceptualisation of actionable knowledge and adaptive decision-making in rice farming systems. He is a Development Policy Practitioner with over 5 years of work experience in Ghana and has rich experience in energy, environmental and agriculture related research and projects.

PhD thesis 
Creating Actionable Knowledge for Adaptive Decision-Making through Environmental Virtual Observatories: the Case of Irrigated Rice Production in Northern Ghana

Local Organisation 
Kumasi Institute of Technology, Energy and Environment

Problem Definition and Water Needs Assessment with Rice Farmers.

Participatory Decision Making (towards Collective/Connective Action).

Engaging Community Leaders.