Dr. G.K.S. Aflakpui holds a PhD from the University of Reading, United Kingdom, MSc from the University of Guelph, Canada and B.Sc from the University of Ghana. His specialty is Crop and Plant Physiology, Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition, and Agronomy. His expertise includes participatory research, natural resource management, nutrient uptake and partitioning in crop-weed interactions using stable isotopes, physiological bases for crop-weed interactions, integrated nutrient management, adaptation to climate change, technology transfer, and science communication. He worked for 26 years in the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana moving from an Assistant Research Scientist to a Chief Research Scientist. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Agricultural and Food Science Journal of Ghana (ISSN 0855 - 5591) from 1998 to 2010. Dr. Aflakpui is a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and the African Scientific Institute. He is currently the Rector of Wa Polytechnic, Wa, Ghana.