Vincent Amanor-Boadu (affectionately called Dr. Vincent) is an Agribusiness Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University. Vincent obtained his PhD from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada and was the Director of Research at the George Morris Centre, Canada’s independent agri-food think-tank for nearly a decade. Vincent partnered with some colleagues to form a strategic consulting firm, AgriFood Innovations, focusing on agriculture, food and biotechnology industries and became its Managing Director until he sold his interest and joined K-State in 2002.
Vincent has a broad perspective about agriculture and agri-food and is passionate about the sector’s future and opportunities. His research focuses on strategies for enhancing the sector’s competitiveness through efficient appreciation of opportunities and recombination of resources.
Vincent’s is a recognized speaker in Canada, the US and Europe and is characterized by his humor and ability to bring clarity to very complex issues.
- Thieves Only Steal from Strangers: The Economics of the Recent Financial Crisis and its Effects on Local Businesses and Communities
- The Great Recession and Why Regulations Will Not Prevent the Next Depression
- Preparing for the Future Food Consumer: Strategies for Innovative Companies
- Agriculture in Transition: Positioning for the Next Big Thing
- Strategic Alliances for Enhanced Competitiveness
- Keeping Competition at Bay Through Efficient Supply Chains
- What I Really Want Is To Be A Monopolist: Changing the Game to Maintain Leadership
- Intergenerational Opportunities: Entrepreneurial Strategies for the Family Business
- Building Competitive Agricultural Businesses in the 21st Century