Felix Kwame Yeboah

Felix Kwame  Yeboah

Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.S., Michigan State University
B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Assistant Professor, International Development

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

Morrill Hall of Agriculture,
446 W. Circle Dr. Room 211A
East Lansing, MI 48824

517 355 0337, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Felix Yeboah is an Assistant Professor, International Development, and a member of the AFRE Food Security Group. He joined the department in December 2014 under the Guiding Investments in Sustainable Agricultural Intensification in Africa (GISAIA) grant.  His research focuses on agricultural productivity and poverty reduction strategies in Africa and the human dimensions of environmental and natural resource change.  His present work examines policy interventions that could promote agricultural productivity growth and employment creation in Africa.

Felix previous work employed mixed-methods and interdisciplinary approaches to examine perceptions and preferences of stakeholders at various levels of policy/program design to improve policy outcomes. His research and scholarship has been successfully applied in various contexts including informing institutional strategies for solid waste recycling and energy conservation at MSU, State of Michigan’s effort to reduce non point source pollution in the Great Lakes, and poverty alleviation strategies involving conditional cash transfers in Ghana. 

Research and Outreach interest

  • Agricultural productivity growth and poverty reduction strategies
  • Environmental and Natural Resource management planning
  • Stakeholder perception and decision-making
  • Survey design and research methods
  • Program development and evaluation