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George Boateng

Former Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar


April 4, 2016 — June 25, 2016

Professional affiliation

Research Analyst, African Center for Economic Transformation

Wilson Center Projects

"Deepening Regional Integration in Africa: Maximizing the Utilization of the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) in the ECOWAS Region for Economic Transformation"

Full Biography

George Boateng holds a Bachelor degree in Agriculture from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, as well as a Master of Science Degree in Rural Development and Management from the China Agricultural University (CAU), Beijing. He also holds a certificate in Climate Change from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). His career spans both public and private sectors. He currently is a Research Analyst for the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) involved in research in Food Security and Trade Welfare analysis in Africa. Prior to ACET, he worked with the Ministry of Agriculture in the area of Agricultural Extension and Agroindustry and with the Barclays Bank of Ghana in the field of Business Development.

He is a Southern Voices Network Scholar at the Wilson Center.

Major Publications

Maïga W.H, Abatania L.N, Boateng G. 2015. Productivity of Ghanaian Poultry Farms: Does Gender Matter? Submitted to the Journal for African Development - Under review

Mulangu F. and Boateng G. 2014. Policy brief on the Ghana rice sector. Under review

Promoting effective Human Security in Africa’s Development (2015). Available at: