James Boafo is an early-career researcher and lecturer at the Department of Geography and Rural Development, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He holds a PhD in Human Geography from the University of Queensland, Australia. He has expertise and key interest in issues relating to food, agriculture, resource extractivism and the environment. James has particular research interest in the area of human-environment interactions, given his background and training as a human geographer and political ecologist. His research analyses land use change, climate change and variability, management of biodiversity, agricultural and food systems across multiple spatial and temporal scales. James’ research is situated within the theoretical and methodological approaches of political ecology and political economy to understand how the historical, political and economic processes shape agricultural and food systems across multiple scales.