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Victoria is an ardent economist, Swedish Institute scholar, Acton Institute scholar and a freelance sustainable development journalist who enjoys enjoys focusing on the topics of poverty, hunger, Income injustice and Inequalities in addition to sustainable agriculture and youth development. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ghana and Master's degree in Agriculture Economics from the Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences. Additionally, she has participated on workshops and conferences ranging from investigative journalism to sustainable business development.
Victoria has worked with the Centre for Migration studies in Ghana to improve the effectiveness of migration policies in reducing rural-urban poverty in Ghana under a DFID –funded project, Migrating-out-of-poverty. There, she focused on the most rural areas in the Brong Ahafo Region. Furthermore, as a data analyst at the Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research in Ghana, she developed a report on the institute’s problem areas to improve its advocacy effectiveness. As a finance manager at G.K.A. Pharmacy Limited, she developed and managed a youth development project which helped 6 underprivileged girls in her community, Taifa, to go back to school and/or gain employability skills. Currently, she administers the social care finance system as well as designs , develops and implements information management solutions for teams under the Department of Children and Adults as business support officer to the Project Evolution team at the Nottingham City Council.
She has also volunteered as a seeing is believing champion at the Standard Chartered Bank in Ghana as well as volunteered as a digital inclusion champion at the Stockwell Hyde Community Centre, representative at Oxfam and Community outreach coordinator at Foodcycle in the United Kingdom.
It is not good enough that half of the world's population die of hunger and bleed of poverty due to inequality and food insecurity while almost half of what we produce go waste. There must be a viable solution. ''
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