Duo, Samuel N.

Duo, Samuel N.
Assistant Professor/Head of Agriculture Extension Educ.
University of Liberia
Agriculture Extension Educ.
University of Liberia, Fendall Campus, Montserrado County, Liberia

My name is Dr. Samuel N. Duo,. I earned my Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree and Ph.D. in Agricultural and Extension Education at the Pennsylvania State University, USA, on May 15, 2005 and 2011 respectively. I earned my bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with emphasis in Soil Science (Second Class Honours, Upper Division) at the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, in June, 1997.  I have acquired relevant work experiences and professional competencies with universities, local, regional and international NGOs, including World Bank Liberia as a consultant in agricultural sector development; USAID Food and Enterprise Development in Liberia. I have also been working with the Social Enterprise Development (SEND) Foundation with focus on agriculture, rural women’s empowerment, including microfinance and reproductive and peer health education in Lofa and Bong Counties. I have been responsible for project proposal development, training of local NGOs in project management, survey research design, data collection, analysis and presentation, using SPSS and excel. I have also been working with the University of Liberia, where I currently serve as a Chairperson of the Department of Agriculture Extension Education. I served as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Pennsylvania State University (2008-2011) in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education. I have been providing short term consultancies to government agencies including Governance Commission and UNDP supported Peacebuilding Office (PBO) at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in research data analysis. Please follow this link to view my profile where I have been described as a Global Environmental Leader: Transforming Green (http://ecowatch.com/2013/05/24/samuel-duo-build-liberias-sustainable-community/). I am an alumnus of the Ford Foundation Fellowships Program (2003-2005), and the 2018 Ford IFP Alumni Award Winner.