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New OACC Team Member to Assess Science Impact – Emmanuella Ellis

Posted by stephanie rogers on June 8, 2021 in News
Emmanuella Ellis
Emmanuella Ellis

The Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) is pleased to welcome Emmanuella Ellis to the team as the new Research Associate.

Emmanuella holds a BSc. in Agricultural Economics, from the University of Ghana, a MSc. in Agricultural Economics, from McGill University, and a PhD in Bioresource Engineering from McGill University. Emmanuella joins the OACC from Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) where she completed an internship and Développement International Desjardins (DID) where she worked as a researcher.

In her new role, Emmanuella will be conducting research impact analysis for the Organic Science Cluster, the national science program for organic agriculture co-managed by the OACC and the Organic Federation of Canada since 2009. She will explore how Cluster outcomes such as research results and training of highly qualified personnel have impacted practices, knowledge, economics, animal welfare, and environmental performance. Emmanuella will work closely with the rest of the Cluster management team to communicate her findings to producers, the science community and government across Canada.

Emmanuella, along with the OACC team, is currently working from home to ensure physical distancing during COVID-19. She can currently be reached by email at

Please join us in welcoming Emmanuella to the Faculty of Agriculture!