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Joseph Asante

Joseph Asante

History: Young Expert at Tropenbos International - Ghana
YEP period 2016 - 2017, batch 8

Position after YEP

Project Officer at Tropenbos International, Ghana

YEP Role

Project Assistant at Tropenbos International Ghana, Kumasi.

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Project Management

Monitoring and Evaluation

Proposal Writing




Nationality: Ghanaian
Education: BA Geography & Resource Development and Political Science (University of Ghana), MPhil Candidate Natural Resource and Environmental Governance (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)


Experience before YEP


Tropenbos International Ghana; Project Assistant

  • Interim Project officer for Ecosystem Alliance Ghana Programme and Forest Connect project; coordinating project activities and reporting.
  • Support Head office project initiatives; Conducted an inventory on cocoa projects in Ghana that has direct relation with biodiversity. This was to help design a unique project in the cocoa landscape of Ghana.
  • Monitoring, evaluation and learning outcome and capacity building of Ecosystem Alliance (EA) project partners; Design M&E protocol for field monitoring activities.

Tropenbos International Ghana, Research Assistant

  • Support research and consultancies.
  • Supervise field activities; pilot nursery establishment and woodlot establishment for sustainable charcoal production under a project dubbed “right plus action to pilot a sustainable and legal model for charcoal businesses in Ghana”.
  • Support organisation of meetings and workshops on TBI Ghana project activities

Ghana Education Service, Service Personnel

  • Served as teacher at Oyoko Methodist Senior High School, Eastern region, Ghana. Teaches Government and Geography.
  • Responsible for non-academic activities including sports and games, organizing students for school activities and helping with.

Star Assurance Company Limited, Assistant Agent.

  • Liaison officer, marketing and education on services and policies for clients.
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Organisation: Tropenbos International
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