Food and Nutrition Security Unit,
University for Development Studies,
P.O. Box TL1882,
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
+31 650 426 422 (mobile)
· MSc. Student in Nutrition and Health (Major in Nutritional Epidemiology)
· Maternal and child nutrition in developing countries.
· Development of maternal weight gain curves during pregnancy (special focus on 2nd and 3rd trimesters).
· Contribution of food-based interventions to household food and nutrition security.
Project Manager, UNICEF/IFPRI/UDS Food and Nutrition Security Project,
August 2001 – Aug2003
Senior Research Assistant, University for Development studies, 2001 to Date.
Research team member; Assessment of nutritional status of adolescents and women of reproductive age. A UNICEF sponsored project in six districts of Northern Ghana.
Research team member, UNICEF sponsored and LINKAGES led evaluation of current breastfeeding and complementary feeding patterns in Savelugu-Nanton, Tolon-Kumbungu, Builsa and Yendi Districts of Northern Ghana, April 2003 – July 2003.