Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. Vincent Logah

Dr. Vincent Logah is a Soil Scientist at the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. He teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Soil Science. He is a member of the Ghana Young Academy and a Fellow of the Africa Science Leadership Programme under the auspices of the Global Young Academy and the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is a senior member of the Asia Pacific Chemical Biological and Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES), member of the Ghana Science Association, International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) and a Fellow of the Future Earth. Dr. Logah is also a member of the Research and Product Development Committee of the Ghana Soil Health Consortium under the auspices of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ghana and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria.

He has rich experience in collaborative research and training of PhD and MSc students all over Africa. He has so far supervised 12 PhD and 13 MSc students in a number of Africa countries viz. Ghana, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Niger, Gambia and Mali. Dr. Logah has collaborated locally and internationally in the successful execution of research projects. Currently he doubles as the Ghana Principal Investigator and the Coordinator of the Royal Society–DFID funded ‘Soils of Forest Islands in Africa Project’ (SOFIIA) Consortium consisting of UK, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Nigeria for capacity building in Soil Geochemistry in Africa. He is a technical editor and reviewer of many reputable local and international journals. He has published extensively in reputable journals and has presented research papers at conferences in Africa, Asia, Europe and America and, chaired relevant sessions of some of the conferences.

His area of specialization is Soil Chemistry and Fertility. He conducts research in carbon and nutrient cycling in tropical ecosystems, integrated soil fertility management and conservation in tropical cropping systems and, climate - smart agriculture.

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