Christina Antwiago Amarchey

Position: Lecturer/Assistant Chaplain
Faculty: Faculty of Development Studies
Department: Rural and Community Development
Campus: Akuapem
Location: Akropong
Phone:  024 422 8294
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Rev Christina Antwiago Amarchey joined PUCG in July 2017. Before her engagement, she worked as a development practitioner with ActionAid for over 16 years and left as a Regional Programme Manager having also acted as the Head of Programmes and Policy. She therefore comes into the classroom with a wealth of practical community development and policy analysis and engagement experience for the benefit of teaching and learning. She is an ardent advocate for social justice especially gender-related issues with a passion for evangelising the lost. Rev Christina Antwiago Amarchey is currently working on a PhD programme in Development Studies on the topic: Food produce marketing and agricultural growth in three selected districts in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Agricultural and Rural Development from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague in 1998. She obtained a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Agriculture (Agricultural Economics major) from the University of Science and Technology in 1988. She also holds a postgraduate certificate in Business Administration (PGCBA) from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Many other courses she has undertaken have afforded her considerable knowledge in strategic planning, leadership, project/programme management and gender issues. Others are campaigning, facilitation and fundraising and many more which come in handy in her current role. She had previously worked with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture as an Agricultural Economist for 11 years after her first degree.

Research Interests:

  1. Agricultural Marketing
  2. Gender and Development
  3. Community Development
  4. Urban Agriculture
Publications and Conferences:

  1. Amarchey, C. A. (2005). Farmer response to urban pressures on land – The Tamale experience. Urban Agriculture Magazine, 15, 39-40.
  2. Anthony, A. & Amarchey, C. A. Co-edited report on research “Where are we now? – Ghana’s realization of the GPRS and MDGs: The voices of Ghanaians” commissioned and published by ActionAid in 2005

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