Vincent Amanor-Boadu

Food & Agribusiness Management

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Kansas State University

Vincent Amanor-Boadu’s research and outreach efforts encompass business development and entrepreneurship, technology and innovation, and strategic management, with emphasis on inter-organizational relationships. Vincent is currently conducting research in small business development and agricultural value chains in Zambia, Tanzania and Malawi and leading the Monitoring, Evaluation and Technical Support Services (METSS) for the Economic Growth Office of USAID|Ghana. Vincent also teaches Economics and Management of Food Manufacturing, Distribution and Retailing (AGEC 570) and Advanced Food and Agribusiness Management (AGEC 890). He also conducts seminars and workshops for businesses and organizations on strategic thinking and visioning, change management, and mechanisms of governance.

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Manhattan , KS  66506-4011
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Documents & Presentations by Vincent Amanor-Boadu
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Crop Production in Ghana and COVID-19 Lockdown April 23, 2020
U.S. Agricultural Trade Considerations

K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu offers his observations on the current state of U.S. agricultural trade internationally, coming off a turbulent year of active trade negotiations and major trade disputes:  he talks about how the U.S. negotiating leverage has changed in recent years, and looks specifically at several pending trade issues, including uncertainties about the ratification of the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico.

January 30, 2019
Tariff Concerns

K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu takes a closer look at the recent "trade interventions", as he calls them, and the impact on U.S. agricultural trade that's already happening, although the tariffs have yet to go into effect...he says that years of successfully building markets for U.S. commodities abroad are being put at risk, in an effort to shore up U.S. products that has been less successful in the world marketplace.

April 13, 2018
Tariffs Affect Producers - Video

K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu takes a closer look at the recent "trade interventions", as he calls them, and the impact on U.S. agricultural trade that's already happening, although the tariffs have yet to go into effect...he says that years of successfully building markets for U.S. commodities abroad are being put at risk, in an effort to shore up U.S. products that has been less successful in the world marketplace.

April 13, 2018
Agribusiness and Community

K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu offers several key considerations incumbent upon local communities as they attempt to attract a large-scale enterprise, such as the proposed Tyson poultry production and processing complex for which three Kansas communities are currently in the running. He draws on his extensive experience as a Kansas community development adviser.

October 20, 2017
Hurricanes and Ag

Vincent Amanor-Boadu looks at the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma on agricultural production in the impacted areas, and the possible ripple effect for the agricultural sector in general. He says that the overall economic effect on the livestock and crop interests in this region should be limited.

September 19, 2017
Ag Trade Concerns

K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu offers his latest observations on U.S. trade policy, with the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement set to begin next month. He says he still has concerns about trade issues over non-agricultural goods, and that agricultural trade could end up being harmed in the process. 

July 21, 2017
Future of Trade Agreements

Vincent Amanor-Boadu discusses ag implications for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the North American Free Trade Agreement, which will likely be affected by the change in presidential administration (2 parts).

November 23, 2016
Brexit and U.S. Agriculture

K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu offers his take on the decision by Great Britain to exit the European Union and the ensuing impact on U.S. agricultural trade. 

July 6, 2016
Agricultural Production Survey for the Northern Regions of Ghana: 2013-2014 Results May 9, 2016