IDCE Students Profiles

Ebenezer Teye (ES&P '2009)
IDCE Fellow

Ebenezer Teye (Ghana) earned his B.S. in metallurgical engineering with a mineral processing & extraction (Mining) major, from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology-Ghana in 2002. The greater part of his working experience has come from a gold mining company called Gulf Coast Resources, where he worked as a processing engineer. Ebenezer has also worked with Tema Steel Works as Quality Control Engineer/Spectrometric Analyst as well as at Weblink Portfolio as an Environment/Development research assistant. His interest for the environmental issues heightened during his time at Weblink Portfolio while researching alternative source of livelihood for peasant farmers in Dangme plains. He also had the opportunity to work under the Ghana Poverty Alleviation Strategy 1 Program: on Non-traditional Cash cropping. Ebenezer has also served as a volunteer environmental health adviser to the Manya krobo Traditional Council for the last several years. His current interests include environmental health and safety issues in energy industry, sustainable energy sources, environmental policy implementation in developing countries, and environment and urbanization.