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Dr Paul Yeboah
Paul is an inspiration and the Founder of GPI.
He is innovative and forward thinking, facilitating significant change in the communities he works with.
He has been actively involved in development work for the past 10 years and his extensive education in agriculture, permaculture, organics and business management forms the foundation of his work.
Previously, he managed the farm at Kristo Buase Monastery.
He is a founding member of Eco-Village Network Africa and has stood as the President of Global Ecovillage Network since 2016. He has also been the President of Brong Ahafo Moringa Farmers Association since 2014.
In 2018 he was honoured with a doctorate degree for his immense contribution towards community based development and empowerment through permaculture.
Most of his time is now spent managing projects through Ghana Permaculture Institute, spreading knowledge of permaculture and enterprise with dedication and passion.
Agnes is the Deputy Director of GPI and spends much of her time focusing on the African Women Poverty Eradication Cooperative.
She has a background in education and has trained over 2000 people on small scale entrepreneurship and and business management throughout Ghana.
She is the Secretary for the Brong-Ahafo Moringa Farmers Association and the Founder of the Natural Moringa Enterprise.
In 2011 she earned her Permaculture Diploma and in 2018 was bestowed with an honorary doctorate from the Devine Theological School of Ministry for promoting permaculture and community based development projects in Ghana. In the same year, she attained a degree in Psychology and Education at University of Cape Coast.
Her mission is to help women and children of school-going age to acquire and develop problem solving skills, mentoring them in business and teaching them practical skills in the creation of natural products.
Ankomah is a humble and hardworking young man with a passion for local solutions to community development. He is the head of the clinic here at GPI
Graduating from the University for Development studies with a degree in Nursing lead him to focus on primary healthcare and disease prevention.
After exploring curative healthcare through attachments with several different hospitals, he pursued his desire to focus on community based health-care with Techimantia Polyclinic. Since October 2018 he has been conducting research into indigenous Ghanaian herbal medicine and is working to promote herbal and alternative medicine.
He received his certificate in alternative medicine in 2018 from the Traditional Medicine and Herbal Council and in the same year, completed his Permaculture Diploma. He also has a certificate in financial management.
His experience using SPSS and excel, support his research and data collection practices.