Alfred Akolgo is the Manager of Essential Depot Warehouse in Africa. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the Department of Geography and Resource Development at the University of Ghana. He holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Development Management and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Integrated Community Development at the University for Development Studies, Ghana. He is a Community Development Practitioner focusing on rural women’s sustainable livelihood empowerment in the area of Shea nuts/butter processing and production. He also trains women shea processors and producers in alternative income generating activities to provide extra income for the women to support their children and families.