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West Africa Fellow

Kwabena Mends


Kwabena is Founder and CEO of EMFED, a labor service organization which provides full farm management services to cocoa farmers who cannot pay the upfront cost of labor. EMFED signs contracts with farmers and takes over the management of farm activities, including pre-planting, planting and harvesting to increase the income of the smallholder farmer. Kwabena has also worked with Conservation Alliance International as ICS manager and has taught as General Agriculture teacher in Ghana. Kwabena holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.

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