Abdul-Latif Alhassan

Ph.D. Candidate, Transdisciplinary Sustainability, Memorial University

Master of Arts in Environmental Policy, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University


Abdul-Latif Alhassan is a PhD Candidate in Trans­disciplinary Sustainability at the School of Science and the Environment, Grenfell Campus of Memorial Uni­versity of Newfoundland (MUN). He is a 2019 Mandela Washington Fellow and a 2020 African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholar. Abdul is an emerging trans­disciplinary scholar with expertise, experiences and interests in leadership, project management, sustainability, envi­ronmental policy, circular economy, food security, climate change and entrepreneur­ship.

His Ph.D. research aims to identify, examine, and investigate innovative ways and policy options to enhance all year-round local vegetable production through efficient utilization of by-products in commercial greenhouse farming in Newfoundland and Labrador. It combines methods from policy and agriculture and involves stakeholders in academia and industry in a transdisciplinary approach. Abdul holds an MA in Environmental Policy (Grenfell Campus, Memorial University), a BA in Geography & Resource Development (University of Ghana), a Level 5 Award in Professional Consulting (Chartered Management Institute, UK) and a Certificate in Civic Leadership/Engagement (Kansas State University, USA).

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