Ghana Institute of Foresters

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Ghana Institute of Professional Foresters

The Ghana Institute of Professional Foresters was established in 1992 as a platform for engagement of trained foresters and practitioners of forestry in Ghana. Read more about us

GIF Executives

Prof. S. K. Oppong

President

Professor at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi with expertise in Wildlife and Range Management. He also serves at the International level on the panel of experts on CITES

Dr. Abukari Nantongmah Atta

Vice president

A senior manager with legal background at theForestry Commission of Ghana. Lectures at the Department of Forest Resources at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

Isaac Adonteng

Secretary

Regional Manager at the Forest Services Division of the Forestry Commission of Ghana 

Dr. Nat Owusu Prempeh

Assistant Secretary

Dr. Nat Owusu-Prempeh is an academic staff and Senior Lecturer at the Department of Forest Resources Technology, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

Priscilla Asomani

Treasurer

Manager at the Forest Services Division of the Forestry Commission of Ghana 

Dr. Emmanuel Ebanyenle

Editor

Senior Research Scientist at the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana with expertise in Wood Science and Technology 

Emmanuel Adu Sarpong

Publicity Officer

Emmanuel Adu-Sarpong is the Manager for Business Planning and Forest Conculting Unit at the Resource Management Support Centre of Forestry Commission of Ghana

John Cyril K. Amuzu

Executive Director

Retired Forester with broad knowledge in Forest Management, Forest Utilization and Forest Administration

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