Anita Asantewaa Appiah-Adjei

Anita Asantewaa Appiah-Adjei

Anita says:

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.


 If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us – David Suzuki

Anita Asantewaa Appiah-Adjei was a Teaching and Research Assistant in the Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. She holds a BSc. (Hons) in Natural Resources Management. She is a native of Atwima Agogo but currently lives at Afari, Atwima Nwabiagya South Municipal in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. She is a Christian and fellowships with the Church of Christ.


She seeks to work as a scientist in the environmental sector, focused on the soil, trees and crop plants, animals and water. She is motivated to promote the growth of quality crops and trees, making the world an enabling environment for improving upon agricultural heritage.

She is passionate about sustainable utilization of natural resources and believes education is the best legacy and tool in making Ghana a better place. She aims to reach the top of the educational ladder and aid others in getting there as well. For her, there is no greater joy than seeing others smile as a result of her words, activities and actions. She is an inspirational writer as well, inspiring many ladies through her pieces.

Her experience in the field of natural resources traverses various involvements with the Nkawie Forest Services Division, Forestry Commission of Ghana, working on the Kihuwi Plantation nursery establishment and other works in various forest reserves which involved inventory and measurement techniques. She has participated in surveys by organizations such as SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana on amphibians and reptiles, A Rocha Ghana on community conservation education. She previously taught English Language to pupils of Junior High School and volunteered to teach Computing among children in rural communities as well. She takes delight in watching football, though not a fan of any particular team.


As a conservationist, her interests lie with guarding and sustaining natural resources, and helping to find solutions to existing problems affecting nature.

Anita is the Coordinator for CSC – Ghana’s Women for Sustainable Environments.