Evans is an agricultural economist with a research focus on sustainable management of agri-food supply chains and production networks. He was awarded a PhD (Dr. agr.) from the University of Kassel, Germany in April 2021 for a dissertation on “Governance for Decent Work in Agricultural Globalisation”. He holds a master’s degree in Sustainable International Agriculture (with specialisation in International Agribusiness and Rural Development Economics) from the University of Göttingen and Kassel, Germany. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

As a PhD student and a teaching assistant (between October 2016 and March 2021), Evans taught on a management course called “Responsible and Sustainable Food Business in Global Contexts” for a number of master study programmes, including Sustainable International Agriculture (M.Sc.), Sustainable Food Systems (M.Sc.), International Food Business and Consumer Studies (M.Sc.), Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften (M.Sc.) and Ökologische Landwirtschaft (M.Sc.).

Since June 2021, he has been a postdoctoral researcher and a lecturer at the Section for Management in the International Food Industry.

He is also the director of research at Centre for Better Society and Advocacy Research Africa, CEBSAR-AFRICA (a non-profit organisation that believes in a better society for all in Ghana and Africa beyond) and the host of the online weekly event, CEBSAR TALK on Facebook and YouTube.


  • Governance and Upgrading of Supply Chains and Production Networks in Agriculture and the Food Industry
  • Decent Work in Agricultural Value Chains
  • Sustainable Mining, Water and Agriculture


Kissi, E.A (2021).Governance for Decent Work in Agricultural Globalisation (Doctoral dissertation). https://kobra.uni-kassel.de/handle/123456789/12862

Kissi, E. A., & Herzig, C. (2020). Methodologies and Perspectives in Research on Labour Relations in Global Agricultural Production Networks: A Review. The Journal of Development Studies, 56(9), 1615-1637. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00220388.2019.1696956

Armah, E., Kissi, E. A., & Fiankor, D. D. D. (2019). The impact of the National Food Buffer Stock Company on price transmission in Ghana. African Journal of Agricultural and      Resource Economics, 14(3), 169-183. https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/301040/

Mensah, A. K., Mahiri, I. O., Owusu, O., Mireku, O. D., Wireko, I., & Kissi, E. A. (2015). Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 3, (3), 81-94. http://pubs.sciepub.com/aees/3/3/3

Mensah, A. K., Kissi, E. A., Krah, K., & Mireku, O. D. (2015). The extent of groundwater use for domestic and irrigation activities in Thiririka sub-catchment, Gatundu South District, Kiambu County, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology7(6), 519-530. https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajest/article/view/121661

Sakyi-Dawson, O., Effah, D., Kalms, J-M., Jannot, C., Akuamoah-Boateng, S., Manu, S.A., Kissi, E. A. (2013). MV Palm research report 2012 (Ghana). Montpellier: CIRAD, 46 p. https://agritrop.cirad.fr/567837/

Prä­sen­ta­tio­nen auf Kon­fe­ren­zen und Work­shops

Kissi, E. A., & Herzig, C. (2019). Methodologies for Understanding Labor Relations in Global Agricultural Production Networks: A Review. XIV Global Labor University Conference, Berlin, Germany, March 2019.

Kissi, A.E. (2019). Governing decent work in Ghanaian cocoa production: the effectiveness of certification standards for economic and social upgrading. International Working Seminar on Responsibility and Accountability of Supply Chains, Kassel, Germany March 2019.

Kissi, A.E. (2018). Private Sustainability Initiatives in the Cocoa Sector of Ghana – Do they Promote Economic and Social Upgrading? U4 SSEL Conference "Current Challenges for  a Sustainable Future", Göttingen, November 2018.

Kühn, A.-L., Herzig, C., Boutopoulou, A. & Kissi, A.E. (2016). The Nature and Determinants of Companies’ Reporting on Decent Work Issues. Global Labour University Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 2016.

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