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Gyapong, Adwoa Yeboah

Ghana

Biography

Dr Adwoa Yeboah Gyapong is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Policy Studies, University of Ghana. She obtained her PhD in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her area of interest is the political economy of development, particularly contestations around land, labour and food. She has published on issues around land deal governance, labour and food sovereignty in Africa in top journals, including World Development, Land Use Policy and Third world Quarterly. She is also a social policy analyst and a development consultant. She has a decade of experience in international development consultancy, supporting policy, project implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. She has worked with several international organisations, including ECOWAS, GIZ, FAO, Third World Network, and The World Bank. Most of her work is based in Africa, having conducted research in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Tanzania, Cameroun, Ghana, Zimbabwe and South Africa.