William Dumenu M.Sc.

  • Informality, its determinants and impact on firm performance
  • Entrepreneurial innovation and innovation capacity

Characterization of the baobab industry: informality, firm performance and innovation capacity

since 2020 Research Associate (Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences), and PhD student at the Department of Forest Economics and Sustainable Land Use Planning at the Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany (Prof. Dr. Paul)
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2010 - 2019 Research Scientist, CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, Ghana

  • Focus Field Research Methods (B.A. Agribusiness)


  • Bandoh, W.K., Adjonou, K., Segla, K., Dumenu, W.K., Johnson, B., Alaba, P., Kokotse, A.D., Rabiou, H.G., Ouinsavi, C.A.I.N., Jimoh, O.S., Akinyele, A. & Kokou, K. 2022. Sustainable management of African rosewood in West and Central Africa: A scoping review of current research. International Forestry Review 24 (2) 129-144. https://doi.org/10.1505/146554822835629523
  • Meinhold, K., Dumenu, W.K. & Darr, D. 2022. Connecting rural non-timber forest product collectors to global markets: The case of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.). Forest Policy and Economics 134 (2022) 102628. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forpol.2021.102628
  • Darr, D., Dumenu, W.K., Gebauer, J., Kasulo, V., Kleinke, M., Meinhold, K., Munthali, C., Wichern, F. 2022. The potential of NTFPs to contribute to the bioeconomy transition: the example of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in Malawi. In: Smith-Hall, C., Chamberlain, J (Eds.) The bioeconomy and non-timber forest products (1st ed.). Routledge. pp 148-163. DOI: 10.4324/9781003245001-13

  • Dumenu, W.K. & Takam Tiamgne, X. 2020. Social vulnerability of smallholder farmers to climate change in Zambia: the applicability of social vulnerability index. SN Applied Sciences 2, 436. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-020-2227-0
  • Nasser, F., Maguire-Rajpaul, V.A., Dumenu, W.K. & Wong, G.Y. 2020. Climate-smart cocoa in Ghana: How ecological modernization discourses risk side-lining cocoa smallholders. Frontiers In Sustainable Food Systems, 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.00073

  • Dumenu, W.K. 2019. Assessing the impact of felling/export ban and CITES designation on exploitation of African rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus). Biological Conservation 236 (2019) 124–133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.05.044

  • Dumenu, W.K. & Obeng, E.A. 2016. Climate change and rural communities in Ghana: Social vulnerability, impacts, adaptations and policy implications. Environmental Science and Policy 55 (2016) 208-217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2015.10.010