Our 2016 Global Fellows

John Awuku Dziwornu

John Awuku Dziwornu is a professional farmer, raising maize, rice, and livestock at Asutsuare, in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region in Ghana. He is Vice President of the Ghana National Association of Farmers & Fishermen (GNAFF), representing the organization in such national platforms as the National Fertilizer Council, Pesticides Technical Committee, National Farmers Day Planning Committee, and Agriculture Sector Working Group. He has monitored genetically engineered cotton, cowpea, and rice field trials, and participated in biosafety activities with the National Biosafety Authority and Ghana's chapter of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa, among others.”