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Kwamena K Quagrainie

Agricultural Economics 

  • Clinical Engagement Professor
Krannert Room 591 B

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Clinical Engagement Professor
KRAN Room 591 B

 General Information

Dr. Quagrainie holds a joint appointment in Agricultural Economics Dept (70%) and Forestry and Natural Resources Dept (30%). He is also affiliated with the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant program as Aquaculture Economist & Marketing Specialist. His research interests lie in the areas of market analysis, market definition, identification of value-added opportunities for aquaculture products, and development of aquaculture farming enterprise budgets. Dr. Quagrainie works with the aquaculture industries in Illinois and Indiana, aquaculture producers, aquaculture associations, distributors, restaurants, and consumers to develop viable markets for Indiana and Illinois farm-raised aquaculture products. His primary extension responsibilities focus on providing assistance to aquaculture producers in pursuing and realizing economic efficiencies and market development opportunities. He also provides training and educational materials for farmers and Extension Educators in farm business management including enterprise budgeting. Kwamena has a great interest in international work and has directed USAID funded projects in Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania.

Research/ Centers - Fisheries and Aquatic SciencesIllinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Facilities - Animal Care FacilityAquatic Molecular Biology and Analytical LabAquatic Ecology Research Lab,Aquaculture Research LabJohn S. Wright Center

Resources - Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Impacts (success stories with program activities)

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