Dr. Godwin Yao Ameleke holds a PhD degree in Development Economics from the Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Earlier, he had obtained an M. Phil. and a B.Sc. degree both in Agricultural Economics, from the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana. For close to two decades, he has been working at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Animal Research Institute (CSIR – ARI), Ghana, where he is currently a Senior Research Scientist and head of the Livelihoods, Innovations and Business Development Division. He has expertise in livestock economics, micro-econometric analysis, experimental economics, impact assessment, value chain analysis, project/ investment analysis and mathematical programming. Much of his research has focused on the provision of empirical evidence for policy formulation and private investment in the livestock sector. He has published, in both local and international journals, articles and research papers on economic issues pertaining to the livestock industry in Ghana. [How many papers have you so far published] Dr. Godwin Yao Ameleke also teaches entrepreneurship at the CSIR-College of Science and Technology, CSIR-Animal Research Campus. He has collaborated with others to consult for international agencies including Veterinarians Without Boarders. He belongs to several professional associations including the Association of African Agricultural Economists, Ghana Science Association, Ghana Society of Animal Production, and Ghana Animal Science Association.