Acquah, Stella Britwum

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Stella Britwum Acquah
Statistics, Information Management, Information and Communication Technology
Research grade
Senior Research Scientist
Institution information

CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is mandated to undertake forest, forest products and related research, disseminate and commercialise research outputs and services.

To be a centre of excellence in forestry research in the humid tropics

CSIR-FORIG’s Mission
Undertake demand-driven research, build capacity and promote the application of technologies
for sustainable management of forest resources for the benefit of society.

Educational background

2019-Present  PhD. Candidate, Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Canada

2015 MSc Statistics, Regent University College of Science and Technology, Ghana
2012 BSc Statistics, Regent University College of Science and Technology, Ghana
2008 Certificate in International Perspectives on Communication / PR, Christelijke Hogeschool, Ede, Netherlands
2003-2005 MBA Management Information Systems (MIS), University of Ghana, Legon
1993-1997 BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

Featured publications

Acquah, S.B., Sraku-Lartey, M., Samar, S.B., Djagbletey, G.D. 2018. Traditional knowledge and consumption of forest plant foods in Ghana. Ghana Journal of Forestry 34(1) 49-70

Sraku-Lartey, M., Acquah, S.B., Samar, S.B. and Djagbletey, G.D. 2017. Digitisation of indigenous knowledge on forest foods and medicines, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions p.340035216681326. Available at:

Acquah, S.B., Avuglah, R.K. and Harris, E. 2015. Impact of trade policies on wood products export in Ghana. American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics 5(5):221-229. DOI:10.5923/j.ajms.20150505.01

Acquah, S.B., Avugla, R.K. and Harris, E. 2014. Time Series Behavior of the Volume of Wood Products Export in Ghana. International Journal of Statistics and Probability; 3 (4):12-24.

Acquah, S.B. and Oduro, K. A. 2012. Traditional Cloth Dyeing Enterprise at Ntonso: Challenges and Opportunities. West African Journal of Applied Ecology 20 (1):25-36.

Asenso–Gyambibi, D., Poku-Gyamfi, Y., Yeboah, F., Acquah, S.B. and Gambrah, A. 2011. Improving Land Administration in Ghana:  Application of Global Positioning System-PenMap for Systematic Title Registration of Properties. Journal of Building and Road Research 13(1): 37:46.

Obiri, B.D., Agyeman, V.K., Kyereh, B., Nutakor, E., Obeng, E.A., Agyeman, A. and Britwum, S. 2011. Perception and Participation of Local Communities in Tree Planting Initiatives in Northern Ghana.  Ghana Journal of Forestry 27(3):80-93.

Acquah, S.B. 2010. Analysis of Students’ Dissertation: A case for Promotion of Lesser-Used Vegetables in Ghana.  Agricultural and Food Science Journal of Ghana 8:617-630.

Cobbinah, J.R. and Acquah, S.B., 2014. Book of Abstracts-The Contribution of Forests to Ghana’s Economic Development, 75pp.

Agyeman, V.K., Senaya, J., Anglaaere, L.C.N, Dedjoe, C.D, Foli, E. G. and Acquah, S. B. 2010. Soils of Degraded Forest Reserves and Key Species for Plantation Development in Ghana. Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Accra, Ghana, ISBN: 978-9988-1-4362-6, x+ 84pp.

Acquah, S.B., Ewudzie E.E., Addo-Danso S.D.,Cobbinah J.R. 2007. GHANAREFS: Compilation of Titles and Analysis of Theses on Plants from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University of Ghana and University of Cape Coast. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa Network Office, Kumasi, Ghana, 183pp.

Acquah, S.B., Pentsil, S., Appiah, N., Dumenu, W.K. and Darimani, B. 2013. Technologies for Forest Management, Utilization and Development. CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, Kumasi, Ghana, ISBN 9988-7943-6-3, xi + 34pp.

Oduro, K.A., Duah-Gyamfi, A., Acquah, S.B. and Agyeman, V.K. 2012. Ghana Forest and Wildlife Handbook, Forestry Commission, Accra, Ghana, ISBN 978-9988-1-4365-7, xiii + 88pp.

Contact information

CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana
P. O. Box 63 KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana /