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News | Published: 23rd March 2022 Share Tweet

Data processing and analysis are critical to establishing findingsĀ to societal problemsĀ in order to better inform decision-making and policy directions for societal and national growth as a research department. As a result, on March 1, 2022, national service personnel placed at the Bureau received a one-day training focused on the use of NVIVO software for qualitative data analysis. This was done to train and develop the skills of research assistants so that they could assist with data analysis.

News | Published: 14th March 2022 Share Tweet

A research fellow of the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Mr. Yaw Amo Sarpong, on Thursday, March 10, 2022 successfully defended his PhD thesis during a viva voce held at the Conference Hall of the School of Graduate Studies. Capacity development of Staff of the Bureau has been one of the strategic interventions, in terms of upgrading the human resource of the Bureau.

News | Published: 14th January 2022 Share Tweet

Dr. Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, the new Director of the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), of the Kwame Nkrumah University and Technology (KNUST) has shared his vision with Staff and Senior Members of the Bureau. In a presentation made on January 13, 2022 to all the Staff and Senior Members of the Bureau, Dr. Owusu-Addo highlighted and further explained his vision.

News | Published: 11th January 2022 Share Tweet

The Immediate Past Director of the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Prof. Mrs. Ernestina Fredua Antoh, has urged the entire staff of the Bureau to give their maximum support to the newĀ Director, Dr. Ebenezer Owusu-Addo. Prof. Fredua Antoh told staff of the Bureau, this during a brief handing-over ceremonyĀ held at the Bureauā€™s premises on Monday January 10, 2022.

News | Published: 11th January 2022 Share Tweet

The Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has usheredĀ into office, a new Director, Dr. Ebenezer Owusu-Addo. The newly appointed Director of BIRD assumed work today after a short handing-over ceremony held at the Bureauā€™s premises on Monday January 10, 2022. Ā 

News | Published: 8th November 2021 Share Tweet

On Friday 5th of November, 2021, the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD) organized an orientation for its newly posted National Service Personnel (NSS). The orientation was chaired by the Director, Prof. (Mrs) Ernestina Fredua Antoh. Staff at present include Dr. Monica Addison, Dr. Albert Arhin, Dr. Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, Nathaniel Mensah-Odum, Rexford Kuze and the Admin. Sec., Mrs. Meg Agyarko ā€“ Nyamekye.

News | Published: 27th October 2021 Share Tweet

The Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in collaboration with PBL Netherlands Environment Assessment Agency, will organize a 2 ā€“ day multi-stakeholder workshop to develop a shared vision for the Greater Kumasi landscape.

News | Published: 8th October 2021 Share Tweet

A project team from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Monitoring, Evaluation, and Technical Support Services (METSS) on Thursday, October 6, 2021, paid a courtesy call on the staff of the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, at the Bureauā€™s premises. The team led by Dr.

News | Published: 14th September 2021 Share Tweet

Dr. Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, a Senior Research FellowĀ atĀ Bureau of Integrated Rural DevelopmentĀ Ā of the College of the Agriculture and Natural Resources,Ā KNUSTĀ hasĀ been named a winner ofĀ Ā the 2020 Pittu Laungani best paper prize from theĀ International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. The award was announcedĀ atĀ the 2021Ā Institute of Health Promotion and Education ConferenceĀ held inĀ Coventry, UK.Ā 

News | Published: 5th April 2018 Share Tweet

BIRD recently instituted a lessons learnt event programme which focuses on dissemination of research findings to a larger audience. Following this new initiative, the first dissemination workshop was held with Municipal and District Directors of Health Services in Ashanti Region on 23rd September, 2016 at the conference room of the Ashanti Regional Health Directorate.