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KAMALDEEN YUSSIF

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Mr. Kamaldeen Yussif is an Assistant Lecturer of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Rural Development and Gender Studies, Faculty of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences, University for Development Studies. Prior to this, he has been a Senior Research Assistant of the same Department from January, 2012 to January 2017. He has Master of Philosophy in Innovation Communication and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Technology (Agricultural Economics and Extension major) from the University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.

Mr. Yussif’s research interests include Resource (Water and Land) Governance; Agrarian transformation in peri-urban communities; Sustainability issues in agriculture and rural development; Participatory Processes in agriculture and rural development; Population Dynamics and Human Security issues. He has published a couple of paper within these themes.

First Name
KAMALDEEN
Last name
YUSSIF
Position
Assistant Lecturer
Faculty
Faculty of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences
Department
Department of Agricultural Extension, Rural Development and Gender Studies
Room Number
FACS Office No. 13
Campus
Nyankpala Campus
Contact Information
Address
P. O. Box TL 1882, Nyankpala Campus, Tamale
Phone Number
+233 20 657 8500
Academia
Education

Master of Philosophy (Innovation Communication), 

University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.

Graduated: November, 2016

 

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture Technology; Agricultural Economics and Extension major),

University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.

Graduated: December, 2010

Teaching Interests

Participatory Processes in Agricultural Extension

Rural Sociology

Basic Statistics

Research Methods

Population and Family Life Education

Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

Agricultural Policy

Theses

M.Phil Thesis: Farmers Perceptions and Willingness-to-Pay for Private Irrigation Supply in Nandom District, Upper West Region, Ghana

 

B.Sc Dissertation: Contribution of Ruminant Production to Household Food and Income Security in Talensi-Nabdam District, Upper East Region, Ghana

 

Research
ResearchGate
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kamaldeen_Yussif
Research Interests

Research interests include:

Resource (Water and Land) Governance; Agrarian transformation in Peri-urban communities; Sustainability issues in Agriculture and Rural Development; Participatory Processes in Agriculture and Rural Development; Population Dynamics and Human Security Issues  

Publications

Selected Publications

1.    Yussif, K. Obeng, K. F. Sulemana N. & Zakaria H. (2017). Analysis of Farmers' Perceptions on Privatisation of Irrigation Supply in the Nandom District of Upper West Region, Ghana. International Journal of Irrigation and Agricultural Development (IJIRAD) Vol. 1 No. 1 pp 13-23 Available online at: http://www.ijirad.org

2.   Yussif, K. Obeng, K. F. & Ansah I. G. K. (2017). Farmers’ Willingness-to-Pay for Private Irrigation Supply in Nandom District, Ghana. Ghana Journal of Development Studies Vol. 14 No. 1 pp 39-59 Available online at: https://www.ajol.info/index.php/gjds/issue/view/15817

3.  Yussif, K. Obeng, K. F. & Mintah, S. (2016). Students’ Assessment of the Third Trimester Field Practical Training Programme at the University for Development Studies. Ghana Journal of Higher Education Volume 3:17-33

4.    Yussif, K., Obeng, F. K. & Zakaria, H. (2015). Constraints to Farmers Willingness to Pay for Private Irrigation Delivery in Nandom, Ghana. International Journal of Agricultural Science, Research and Technology in Extension and Education Systems (IJASRT in EESs) 2015: 5(2):119-124 Available online at: http://ijasrt.iau-shoushtar.ac.ir

5.  Donkoh, S. A. Danso-Abeam, G. & Yussif, K. (2014). Introductory Economics. Fontstyle Imprints

Workshops/Conference

Yussif, K. Obeng, K. F. Sulemana N. & Zakaria H. (2017). Privatization of Irrigation Supply: Analysis of Farmers’ Perceptions in Nandom District, Ghana. Presented at the Irrigation and Agricultural Development (IRAD) Conference October 29-31 2017 at the University for Development Studies’ International Conference Center, Tamale, Ghana.