Joseph Boahen Aidoo

President Of Operations, Ghana Cocoa Board-COCOBOD

Hon Joseph Boahen Aidoo, is a Researcher, Lecturer, Politician and an Administrator. He holds an MPhil Degree in Geography with specialization in Rural Resource Development from the University of Ghana, Legon, and a certificate in Land Reform, Agricultural and Rural Development from the Land Reform Training Institute (LRTI) Taoyuan, Taiwan, now International Centre for Land Policy Studies and Training (ICLPST).

For 17 years, between 1983 and 2000, Hon Boahen Aidoo undertook major international collaborative research with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR), Washington D.C.), H R Wallingford U.K., and for the World Bank and FAO on land tenure, land use and agricultural productivity. These studies were carried out largely in the cocoa growing areas of Ghana.
Amongst his key publications with other researchers are, “Land Tenure and the Management of the Land Trees; the case of Customary Land Tenure Areas in Ghana” and “Evolution of Customary Land Tenure and Agroforestry in Ghana”.