As a food scientist under the Obaasima project since 2018, Daniel works with both public and private sector players in Africa and other development partners to focus on fortified foods for the Ghanaian market. He is currently working on mitigating the ill effects of aflatoxins within the maize value chain in Rwanda.
After obtaining his master’s degree in food science from the University of Ghana, Daniel worked as a technical advisor on food fortification and product development with the German Development Cooperation (GIZ). He has also advised several companies on product development and fortification. His expertise includes product development, innovative technologies, nutrition, and public health, as well as project implementation and planning.
- Core functions: food science and technology, management
- Core areas of interest: food product development, food safety and quality, food systems,
- Core areas of research: food processing, mycotoxin in maize value chains, rapid food analyses
- Approach to work: Evidence based science, field assessments
- Core qualifications: MPhil in Food Science
- Past organisations: GIZ
- Past achievements: development of a nutrient profiling system for packaged foods in Ghana
- Global footprint: Daniel is currently based in Ghana with office in Rwanda and has worked in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria