Dr. Charles Yaw Okyere

Country of current residence

Ghana

Current institute employer

EIB-GDN Program in Applied Development Finance in Ghana

Profession

Agricultural Economist

Degrees / expertise

Dr. Agr., 2012-2018, Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research, Master of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, 2008-2010, University of Ghana, Legon. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Technology, 2003-2007, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.

Professional experience

Research Assistant at Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of University of Ghana, Legon from February 2012 to September 2012. Research Assistant at Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), Accra, Ghana from October 2010 to May 2011

2020

Okyere, C. Y..  2020.  Environmental quality, gender and health outcomes in Southern Ghana.  Environment, Development and Sustainability, . (Open Access)  Further Information

2019

Okyere, C. Y. and E. H. Pangaribowo.  2019.  Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Practices among Selected Public Basic Schools in Southern Ghana.  Ghana Social Science Journal, 15 (2) : 90-117 . Further Information
Okyere, C. Y., E. H. Pangaribowo, and N. Gerber.  2019.  Household Water Quality Testing and Information: Identifying Impacts on Health Outcomes, and Sanitation and Hygiene-related Risk-mitigating Behaviors.  Evaluation Review, . Further Information

2017

Okyere, C. Y. and F. A. Asante.  2017.  Perceptions and Determinants of Households’ Participation in a Randomized Evaluation on Water Quality Testing and Information in Southern Ghana.  Water Policy, 19 (6) : 1206-1224 .
Okyere, C. Y..  2017.  Water Quality in Multipurpose Water Systems, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health Outcomes in Ghana.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Download [DOCX]

2013

Asenso-Okyere, K., D. B. Sarpong, C. Y. Okyere, A. Mensah-Bonsu and S. Asuming-Brempong.  2013.  Modeling the Determinants of Farmers’ Decision on Exclusive Schooling and Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector of Ghana.  Global Journal of Human Social Science: Economics, 13(3) : 1-10 . (Open Access)  Further Information
Okyere, C. Y., Y. Yacouba and D. Gilgenbach.  2013.  The Problem of Annual Occurrences of Floods in Accra: An Integration of Hydrological, Economic and Political Perspectives.  Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management, 8(2) : 45-79 . (Open Access)  Further Information

2012

Anaman, K. A. and C. Y. Okyere.  2012.  Ministry of Food and Agriculture Expenditures and the Output of the Smallholder Non-cocoa Sector in Ghana.  Agriculture and Socioeconomic Development of Ghana: Some Policy Issues. Institute for Democratic Governance, Accra, Ghana.  137-150. 

2011

Anaman, K. A., K. Impraim and C. Y. Okyere.  2011.  The Public Agricultural Budget Analysis Process in Ghana.  Institute for Democratic Governance, Accra, Ghana, Briefing Paper : 1-10 .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Water Resources
  • Health and sanitation
  • Land, water, food and energy
  • Health, nutrition and ecosystems
Research countries
  • Ghana
Research projects

AG-WATSAN Nexus Project

Professional experience

Research Assistant at Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of University of Ghana, Legon from February 2012 to September 2012. Research Assistant at Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), Accra, Ghana from October 2010 to May 2011

Degrees

Dr. Agr., 2012-2018, Bonn International Graduate School for Development Research, Master of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, 2008-2010, University of Ghana, Legon. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Technology, 2003-2007, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.

Funding institutions

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Dr. Hermann Eiselen Doctoral Programm of the Foundation fiat panis

Thesis title

Modeling the Determinants of Farmers’ Decisions on Child Labour and Schooling in the Cocoa Sector of Ghana

Charles Yaw Okyere

Former Department:
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change