College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Dr. Francis Appiah teaches at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. He holds a PhD degree from KNUST. His research cut across fields including Horticulture, Food Science, Postharvest Technology and Systems, Nutrition and Community Education. He is the Vice President of the Ghana Institute of Horticulturists and a member of the Quality and Postharvest Horticulture Commission of the International Society of Horticultural Science (ISHS). Francis has 22 scientific publications in reputable international journals and is a reviewer for 12 scientific journals. He is an experienced consultant in the food industry. He has convened several scientific conferences in horticulture including the 13th Scientific Conference of the Ghana institute of Horticulturists (PROVAF 2012) in collaboration with The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Global Horticulture Initiative (GLOBALHORT) in Accra, Ghana. He has special interest in promoting scientific research and dissemination. Presently is a Co-convener of the International Symposium on "Horticulture in Developing Countries and World Food Production" to be held in Brisbane, Australia in 2014 as part of the International Horticultural Congress (IHC2014). [https://www.ihc2014.org/symposium_3.html]
His research interests include Horticulture, Food Science, Postharvest Technology and Systems, Nutrition and Community Education.