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Dr. Charles Osei Dwumfour

Dr. Charles Osei Dwumfour

HOD -Planning and Social Development | Lecturer



Educational Qualifications:

  • PhD in Management Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University, China.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE-Mathematics Option), University of Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Master of Arts in Development Economics and BSc Agric. Tech. (Agric Economics and Extension –Major), University for Development Studies, Ghana

Areas of Specialization:

  • Regional Economic Development
  • Industrial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation
  • Project Management
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agriculture Economics
  • Educational Management

Service to Community:

  • Director (Programs), Dangee Humanitarian Mission For Africa, And Ngo 64 Dikbas Ave, Wonderboom, Wonderboom, Gauteng, 0182, South Africa.
  • Board Member, Centre for Livelihood Development and Resilience, Ghana

Published Peer reviewed articles / Book Chapters/ Academic books:

  • Jia, P., Zhuang, J., Vaca Lucero, A. M., Osei, C. D., & Li, J.(2021). Does Participation in Local Non-Agricultural Employment Improve the Mental Health of Elderly Adults in Rural Areas? Evidence from China. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 1-13
  • Osei D.C. & Zhuang J. (2020) Rural Poverty Alleviation strategies and social capital link: The Mediation Role of Women Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation. Sage Open, 10(3), 1-10
  • Osei, D.C., Zhuang, J., Menyah, M.V., & Gyasi, P.A. (2020). An Empirical Study on Determinants of Intentions toward Social Entrepreneurship among Overseas University Students in China. International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, 7(5), 276-291.
  • Pakmoni L., Chen Y. Osei, D.C, Mangdow PS. (2018). Graduating from Extreme Poverty into a Sustainable Livelihood: A Case Study of LEAP programme in the Pandai District, Ghana. Developing Country Studies 8(12), 15-23.
  • Osei, D. C., Tawiah R. and Osei-Boadu Y. (2014). Analysis of Rural Household Poverty and Farmers’ Decision on Child Labour Nexus using Multinomial Logit Model. American Journal of Mathematics and statistics, 4(6), 248-253.
  • Osei D. C., Larbi E. and Osei-Boadu Y. (2014). Multidimensional approach to barriers of information and communication technology adoption among senior high school teachers in Ghana. International Journal of Educational Research, 2(12), 389-396.


Articles under review:

  • Osei, D.C., Zhuang, J., Menyah, M.V. (Under review). Influence of regulative, normative and cognitive institutions on Entrepreneurial orientation and performance of rural farm enterprises in Ghana. (Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice).


  • Osei, D.C. (Under Review). Institutions and Entrepreneurial Performance of Agribusiness Enterprises: Exploring the mediating role of entrepreneurial opportunity recognition and opportunity exploitation. (Journal of regional entrepreneurship development).

Research in Progress:

  • Institutions, Public Goods and Women in Rural Entrepreneurship in Africa

Conference papers:  

  • Charles Dwumfour Osei (201). Social Entrepreneurship intentions among Overseas University Students in China. Ninth Sino-Foreign Postgraduate international Conference, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, China.


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