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Dr. Emmanuel Yaw Boakye PhD

Technical Director

Dr. Emmanuel Yaw Boakye holds a BSc, an MPhil. And a Ph.D. degrees in Agriculture (Soil Science) from the University of Ghana, Legon.

He has held several positions and is currently the Technical Director at the Office of the Minister for Procurement. He held previous positions as a Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon; the Project Director of the Kristo Asafo Group of Companies; the Project Coordinator of VEPEAG (Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association), as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Ghana, Legon and Export Director of KASKAM Company, Accra.

Dr. Boakye has authored a number of publications including co-authoring the following:

“Growth and nodulation response of six indigenous trees and two shrubby legumes to phosphorus and nitrogen fertilizer in two soils of Ghana. Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 53(1) : 21-35 (2015) “

“Characterization and diversity of rhizobia nodulating selected tree legumes in Ghana. Symbiosis, 69(2),89-99. D01 10.1007/s 13199-0383-1 (2016”

“Symbiotic effectiveness and specificity of indigenous rhizobia that nodulate five common multipurpose tree legumes in Ghana. Tropical Agriculture Vol. 94 (2017)”

“Biological nitrogen fixation in some tree legumes seedlings as influenced by phosphorus and inoculation in three harvesting periods in two two soils. Journal of Tropical Agriculture (2017)”

“The characteristics and diversity of indigenous rhizobia that nodulate selected indigenous multipurpose leguminous trees and shrubs in three soils of Ghana” (Ph.D. Thesis

“Assessing the growth, nodulation and nitrogen fixing potential of some multipurpose trees and shrubs” (MPhil Thesis)

“Effect of various sources of P fertilizer on the growth of maize in the concretionary soils of Northern Ghana” (BSc. Dissertation).

He also holds certificates in procurement from International Law Institute (George town university, USA); Fundraising from Larcof International, USA,  and in Export Management from the Export Promotion Council, Ghana. He is working towards obtaining the MCIPS from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply.

Dr. Boakye has been a Reviewer of the Canadian Journal of Microbiology since 2015 and is a Member on several boards, including Larcof Ghana; Soil Science Society of Ghana; African Journal of Agriculture; Symbiosis International Association. He is currently Board Chairman of the Kristo Asafo Schools and a Board member of public procurement authority (PPA).


For the first time in the history of Ghana, the Office of the Minister of State in Charge of Pubic Procurement was created by His Excellency the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo to advise Government on matters relating to Government Procurement and to Formulate Policies and Strategies that align with the vision of the President. He also appointed Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo as the first Minister responsible for the office.



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