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Collins Safo Adu

Collins  Safo Adu

YEP period 2020 - 2022, batch 21

Young Expert at VDS A’campo - Ghana

First position after YEP

Agronomist at Holland Greentech, Ghana

YEP Role

I am an Agronomist for Holland Greentech in Ghana

My job description and specifications as an Agronomist includes:

  • Scouting and identification of lead farmers
  • Organizing training for lead farmers
  • Develop demonstration plots
  • Organizing study groups/ facilitating learning from farmer to farmer
  • Developing cooperation agreement with lead farmers
  • Managing Lead Farmers, helping them record data from demo plots about yield
  • Sales of seeds





Marketing /sales



Nationality: Ghanaian

Education: BSc Agricultural Engineering


Experience before YEP

Ministry of Food and Agriculture -  February 2019 till date  

Agriculture Extension Agent / Management Information System Officer / Municipal Development Officer Livestock Assist in the implementation of programs and policies. 

  • Undertake field demonstrations to explain new technologies and practices to farmers.
  • Advise farmers on how to efficiently implement on-farm adaptive trials to yield good results. Develop action plans and budget for the Agriculture department to the Ayawaso municipal assembly. 
  • Write and compile annual, progress, and quarterly reports for the assembly    

Starlife Assurance Limited  -  July 2017 – July 2019        

Field Officer / Sales Personnel

  • Wrote minutes and reports for the team during meetings
  • Managed and train graduates that were placed under me
  • Managed pricing  and sales of all products of the company
  • Marketing of products of the company

Ghana School Feeding Program (GSFP) - October – August 2014           

National service personnel     

  • Monitor the progress of the Ghana School feeding program in the region
  • Supervise all activities to make sure the quality and quantity of food served to school children were to the standard
  • Write and submit reports on the progress of the program
Email Skype
Organisation: VDS A’campo
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