Mr. Frederick Amon-Armah
Name: Mr. Frederick Amon-Armah
Position: Research Scientist (Agricultural Economist) - Social Science and Statistics Unit
Qualification: Bsc. (Agricultural Economics), University of Ghana. MSc. (Agricultural Economics), Dalhousie University, Canada.
Awards: Canadian Agricultural Economics Masters Thesis Award 2013 by the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES).

Research Interests:
  • Agricultural Production Economics
  • Agribusiness and Farm Management
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Socio-Economic Surveys
  • Economic Analysis of On-station and On-farm Trials
Membership of Association:
  • Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, Ghana Science Association (GSA)
Selected Research Grants and Awards:

Honorable Mention: Outstanding Canadian Agricultural Economics Masterís Thesis Award 2013 by the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES). Awarded at Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) & CAES Joint Annual Meeting, Washington DC. August 4-6.

Nominee: Presidentís Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Dalhousie University, Canada. December 2012.

Travel Grant Award from Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture Graduate Studies for Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) annual conference in June 2012.

Travel Grant Award from Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) to participate in June 2012 CAES annual conference.

Graduate Students Bursary Award at Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture (October 2010).

Graduate Research Assistantship (MSc. Scholarship Award) (May 2010 to December 2012).

Selected Publications:

Amon-Armah, F., Yiridoe, E. K., Jamieson, R., and Hebb, D. (2014). Comparison of Crop Yield and Pollution Production Response to Nitrogen Fertilization Models, Accounting for Crop Rotation Effect. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, DOI:10.1080/21683565.2014.967435

Amon-Armah, F., Yiridoe, E. K., Ahmad, N. H., Hebb, D., Jamieson, R., Burton, D., & Madani, A. (2013). Effect of Nutrient Management Planning on Crop Yield, Nitrate Leaching and Sediment Loading in Thomas Brook Watershed. Environmental management, 52(5), 1177-1191.

Baah F., Anchirinah V., and Amon-Armah F. (2011). Soil Fertility Management Practices of Cocoa Farmers in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America, 2(1): 173-181.

Anchirinah V., Baah F., Badu-Yeboah A., and Amon-Armah F. (2011). Economic Analysis of Research Trials. Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Ghana. CRIG/02/20M/046/001. Technical bulletin no. 46.