Dr. Berchie Asiedu

Email: berchie.asiedu@uenr.edu.gh

Qualification: MSc. (Ghent), Ph.D. (Ghana)

Research interests: fisheries, aquaculture, fisheries management, fish and crustacean biodiversity, aquaculture development & policy, aquaculture marketing, socio-economics, value chain analysis, post-harvest in fisheries, poverty analysis and climate change

 Publications

Refereed Journal & Books

Nunoo, F. K. E., Asiedu, B., Amador, K.., Belhabib, D., Lam, V., Sumaila, U. R. and Pauly, D.  (2014). Marine Fisheries Catches in Ghana: Historic Reconstruction for 1950 to 2010 and Current Economic Impacts. Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture. 22:4, 274-283, DOI: 10.1080/23308249.2014.962687

Nunoo, F. K. E and Asiedu, B. (2014). Livelihoods of beach seine fishers in Ghana, West Africa. In C. Roscoe (Editor). Ghana: Social, Economic and Political Issues. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York. ISBN 978-1-63321-108-7, ISBN 978-1-63321-109-4 (eBook). p 313-336, 70pp.

Nunoo, F. K. E., Asiedu, B., Amador, K., Belhabib, D. and Pauly, D. (2014). Reconstruction of marine fisheries catches for Ghana, 1950-2010. Fisheries Centre, The University of British Columbia Working Paper Number 2014-13. 24 pp.

Asiedu, B., Nunoo, F. K. E., Ofori-Danson, P. K., Sarpong, D. B, and Sumaila U. R. (2013). Poverty Measurements in Small-scale Fisheries of Ghana: A Step towards Poverty Eradication. Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 5(3): 75-90.

Asiedu, B. and Nunoo, F. K. E (2013). Alternative Livelihoods: A Tool for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Ghana. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2(2): 21-28.

Nunoo, F. K. E and Asiedu, B. (2013). An Investigation of Fish Catch data and its Implications for Management of Small-scale Fisheries of GhanaInternational Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2(3): 46-57.

Asiedu, B., Nunoo, F. K. E. and Sumaila U. R. (2011). Understanding the socio-economic characteristics and perception of poverty in artisanal fisheries of Ghana. The case of the Kpong Reservoir. GRIN Publishing GmbH, Munich Germany.DOI: 10.3239/9783640818099. ISBN-10: 1633211088 ISBN-13:97-81633211087.  64 pp.

National & International Technical Reports

Asiedu, B., Nunoo, F. K. E., and Ofori-Danson, P. K. (2014). Declining fish stocks in the Gulf of Guinea: socioeconomic impacts. In: Advances in Marine and Fisheries Sciences and their Developmental Roles in the Gulf of Guinea (Editors: Ofori-Danson, P.K., Nyarko, E., Appeaning Addo, K., Atsu, D., Botwe, O.B, and Asamoah, K.E). University of Ghana Departmental Reader by Discipline Initiative. 20 pp.

Asiedu, B. and Nunoo, F. K. E. (2012). Towards addressing poverty in small-scale fisheries of Ghana. Policy brief    submitted to the Fisheries Commission, Ghana. 4 pp.

Ofori-Danson, P. K., Apegyah, K., Asiedu, B. and Atsu, D. K. (2012). Stock assessment study and fisheries management plan for the Bui Reservoir 2012.  Report submitted to the Bui Power Authority.  104 pp.

Asiedu, B., Failler, P. and Beyens, Y. (2014). Value chain analysis of the fishery sector in Ghana with focus on quality, environmental, social, sustainable, food safety, organic requirements and its compliance in infrastructure. United Nations Industrial Development Organization Trade Capacity Building for Ghana Project No: US/GHA/06/005. 108 pp.