Dr. Seidu Al-hassan is a Senior Lecturer and holds a PhD degree in Agricultural Economics and a Diploma in Education. He has over twelve years teaching and research experience. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he provides technical assistance to governmental and non-governmental agencies on a consultancy basis in areas such as community development, micro-finance and Development and Management of small business enterprises. He is a network member of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). His research interests are poverty, policy management, community development, applied microeconomic theory, literacy, and peace education.