Brandon Currie

Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong is a Ph.D. candidate in geography and international development at the University of Western Ontario. His research interests focus on development geography and human-environment interactions, rural livelihood security, global environmental and economic change and tropical agricultural systems. His doctoral dissertation applies a political ecology lens to food security and climate change adaptation in Ghana. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in development planning from Kwame Nkrumah University and a Master’s in community and environmental planning from the University of Montana.

Blog Posts

February 27, 2013
With two years to go until the MDG deadline, Ghana is on track to reduce extreme poverty and hunger in line with MDG 1. But that reaching a numerical goal shouldn't obscure the enormous work still to be done, writes Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong.
September 12, 2012
Despite the prevalence of knowledgeable farmers and available land, many African communities continue to face food insecurity. This is partly because policy makers also continue to ignore the large potential of small-scale agriculture, suggests emerging scholar Hanson Frimpong.