Dr. Kwame Oppong Hackman


Senior Researcher

Dr. Kwame Oppong Hackman is a trained applied ecologist with about ten years of work experience in teaching and research as well as project implementation and services development in West Africa (mainly Ghana and Burkina Faso) particularly in fields related to remote sensing, GIS, and land management. He is currently a senior scientist at WASCAL, and coordinates research and project implementation activities related to land use, land cover, and land degradation in West Africa. His responsibilities at present include research and supervision of several young scientists, as well as leadership and coordination of projects covering fields such as sustainable land use management, environmental monitoring and assessment, precision agriculture and climate governance.