Dr. Joseph Agebase Awuni (BSc Agricultural Economics & Extension from University for Development Studies, Tamale Ghana; MSc, Agricultural Deve't Economics from the University of Reading,UK and PhD Management Sci & Eng from Jiangsu University, PR China) is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Faculty of Agribusiness & Communication Sciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana. He teaches courses at both the graduate (MSc/MPhil/PhD) and undergraduate levels in Microeconomics, Agricultural & Economic Development Policy, Agricultural Project Management, Statistics, Agricultural planning & Project Analysis, and Environmental & Natural Resource Economics. He has over 20 published journal articles, technical publications and other reports. He is a two times ( 2014 & 2015) recipient of Jiangsu University's Provincial Prize for outstanding contribution in learning and research. Over the last decade and a half, he has supervised several Bachelor and MSc/MPhil/ PhD students for their dissertations and theses. Dr. Awuni has collaborated and continues to collaborate with several research institutes (both national and international) and universities including IWMI, JIRCAS, JICA-RI, and the University of Tokyo on several research works. He has also worked with several institutions/organizations on baseline surveys and other assessment and evaluation studies.