Dr. Dilys Sefakor MacCarthy

Country of current residence

Ghana

Current position

Researcher

Current institute employer

Glowa Volta Project - UNU-INRA

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Specialisation

crop modeling, plant nutrition

Degrees / expertise

Msc. in Agriculture and Resource Management in the Tropics and Sub-tropics (ARTS), University of Bonn, Germany, October 2001- September 2003.

 

BSc. in Renewable Natural Resources Management, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, September 1994- June 1999

Professional experience

Regional Co-ordinator (Conservation Education), Ghana Wildlife Society, Ho, Ghana. October 2000- August 2001

 

Research Assistant with Ghana Wildlife Society, Accra, Ghana. November 1999- August 2000

2010

MacCarthy, D.S., P.L.G. Vlek, A. Bationo, R. Taboc and M. Fosu.  2010.  Modeling nutrient and water productivity of sorghum in smallholder farming systems in a semi-arid region of Ghana.  Field Crops Res, 118   : 251-258   .

2007

Kpongor, D.  2007.  Spatially explicit modeling of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench) production in a complex terrain in a semi-arid region of Ghana u.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2005

Asch, F., M. Becker and D.S. Kpongor.  2005.  A quick and efficient screen for resistance to iron toxicity in lowland rice.  Journal of Plant nutrition and Soil Science, 168   : 764-773   .

2003

Kpongor, D.S.  2003.  Poster ( Developing a Standardised Procedure to Screen Lowland Rice (Oryza sativa) Seedlings for Tolerance to Iron Toxicity).  Deutscher Tropentag, 2003.

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads

e415_CV-Dilys.doc [DOC | 47.50KB]

Research themes
  • Ecosystem services
Research countries
  • Ghana
Research projects
GLOWA-Volta Project Water and Food Challenge Program (CPW&F)
Professional experience
Regional Co-ordinator (Conservation Education), Ghana Wildlife Society, Ho, Ghana. October 2000- August 2001 Research Assistant with Ghana Wildlife Society, Accra, Ghana. November 1999- August 2000
Degrees

Msc. in Agriculture and Resource Management in the Tropics and Sub-tropics (ARTS), University of Bonn, Germany, October 2001- September 2003.

 

BSc. in Renewable Natural Resources Management, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, September 1994- June 1999

Contacts

GLOWA-Volta Project

 

Water and Food Challenge Program (CPW&F)

Doctoral research funded by

BMBF (GLOWA-Volta Project)

Water and Food Challenge Program (CPW&F)

Cooperation partners

GLOWA-Volta Project

 

Water and Food Challenge Program (CPW&F)

 

Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI)

Dilys  Sefakor MacCarthy

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

Office E-Mail:
dmaccarthy(at)ug.edu.gh