Danso Seth Kofi Akyea

Danso Seth Kofi Akyea was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2009. As a fellow, Danso Seth Kofi Akyea contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Agricultural & Nutritional Sciences

Prof. Danso was educated in Ghana where he obtained B.Sc. in agriculture from the University of Ghana in 1970, M.Sc. in 1972 and PhD in 1974.  Formerly he was a research fellow in Colombia, Post-doctoral research fellow in Nigeria, Lecturer in Ghana, Second Officer FAO/IAEA then First Officer IAEA Austria, professor, Head of Department, Vice Dean and Director ECOLAB at University of Ghana. His research interests include: Plant nutrition, ecology and biodiversity, biotechnology, soil organic matter, land degradation, biological nitrogen fixation and use of biofertilizers in sustainable agriculture. He is a member of the International Society of Soil Science, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, American Society of microbiology and Soil Science Society of Ghana. He is Chair of Geo-Environmental Science, Gold award and Fellow of Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and Ford Foundation Scholar. He has 120 Peer-reviewed publications.