Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa

Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa is a strategic PR practitioner and Consultant with specialties in Public Relations, Government relations, Reputation Management, Corporate communications, media relations, issues and crisis management, digital, communications, training programs, and events management.

Alberta has over seventeen (17) years’ experience in the communications field, providing strategic direction, management overview and practical implementation advice on key clients’ accounts, government initiatives and programs.

She has extensive knowledge and experience in corporate positioning, reputation management, crisis communication and issues management.

Alberta is also responsible for championing all clients’ projects, lobbying for speaker platforms, besides establishing government and stakeholder relations.

She has undertaken extensive research for multinational companies in Liberia, Gabon and Guinea – making the entry into such markets much easier for those clients.

Her current and past clients include but not limited to TD mobile, Puma Energy, Oracle, Alcatel lucent, Vivo energy, Mantrac, Ses, Nokia, Hatoum Trading, Siafa Group, Microsoft , Midcom, Africonomie, ministry of communications, ministry of Food and Agriculture, Good year, royal capital, EDAIF, Yara Ghana, AGRA, John Deere, Norwegian embassy, HP, CFAO, Beige Capital, Vale, innovasion Norge, Samsung, Stepwise Group Limited, Baker Hughes, Dell, Cocoa Processing Company, Leapfrog Investments, Forestry Commission of Ghana, General Electric, MTV, The Economist, Trimble, University of Ghana, IE Singapore, Fero Devices and Nokia , which
Alberta leads her team to provide strategic communications for across the African continent.

Alberta has in the past assisted with the organization of the CNN Africa Journalist of the year Awards, 2008 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN 2008), National Tourism Awards, 2007 AU summit and the former Vice President’s Campaign for Greater Discipline, where she facilitated workshops, training programs and assisted in creating awareness on the need for discipline in second cycle schools across the country.

She has also supported key political leaders in developing their political manifestos, making presentations on Agricultural Investment to drive and attract investors, played advisory roles on Regional Developmental issues, local governance and supported with the implementation of initiatives by State Ministers to assist their reputation building and positioning efforts.

Alberta is the Lead Consultant at Shaping Conversations Africa (SCA), an emerging Public Relations, Media Relations and Events Company.
SCA’s clients include Afram Community Bank, Association of Rural Banks, Mantrac Ghana.

Passion For Agriculture

She is an Agric Advocate, a passionate promoter of that industry and a tiller of the earth herself. In 2009, she was part of the team that co-founded and introduced the National Food and Agric Show – FAGRO, an agribusiness exhibitions, and conference platform.

 

Alberta initiated the National Agric Summit, a gathering of high level Agric stakeholders and experts to discuss, deliberate and interrogate industry-specific policy and make critical input for onward action. The first event was held in 2015 with a focus on youth in agriculture. After this event, over 20 of youth participants gained employment with key Agric companies, while others were given internship opportunities. A number of them also had the opportunity to travel to witness Agric incubation programs to assist them with their studies.

Alberta is passionate about the youth, small scale farmers and is concerned about how modernization and technology can be appropriately adopted by these groups to enhance and improve productivity. She is also a weekly Agric Columnist with the Business financial times.

Alberta is also the founder of Agrihouse Foundation, a non-governmental capacity building organization, focused on capacity building, mentorship, empowerment and leadership grooming of beginner Agribusinesses and Agricultural students, best practices, management, training programs, etc, that leads to effecting positive change in the mind, field, economy and translate to the community in which we operate or live in. The Foundation initiated the AG-STUD Africa event (Agric student Career and Mentorship Boothcamp), which brought a total of 320 students from across the country, including Landmark University in Nigeria.
Her works in Agriculture has won her key projects with the USAID and the USDA, as Agrihouse foundation presently manages the USAID ACDI VOCA Feed the future project, “ Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference”, the USDA GPP Poultry fair and the USAID ATT Pre-season event.

Alberta is also the Team Lead at Agrihouse Communications, the premier data-driven Agricultural focused PR, Media. Research, Public Affairs, Government relations, crisis management and Events management firm. Agrihouse Communications presently manages Crisis and Government relations for AFGRI John Deere, Media relations for Yara Ghana, roadshows, activations and Public relations for Rainbow Agro chemical, Brand positioning for Positive Agro, World Cover, LK International, and Foundries. Agrihouse also managed the Exhibitions and sponsorship for the 33rd National Farmers’ Day Awards for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The Agency is also the projects consultants for the Secretariat of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association and the local representatives for the leading global exhibitions company – Reeds Exhibitions.

 

Alberta continues to collaborate with institutions, groups and Governments such as; Ministry of Food & Agriculture, Ghana, National Best Farmers Award Winners Association, Ghana, GIZ Market-Oriented Agricultural Program, Africa Lead, FAO, Yara, AFGRI John Deere USAID ACDI/VOCA’s advance program, National Farmers Union, USA; Brazilian Embassy, Ghana; Netherlands Embassy, Nexan and FBX, Spain; IE Singapore; and Israeli Embassy, Ghana; among other trade & Agric Investments concerns, in her exhibitions and capacity building projects and has been at the forefront of harnessing Ghanaian farmers’ through thought leadership initiatives.

She has also championed the need for every Agriprinuer to have a business plan and has partnered with Africa Lead and IE Singapore to train over 30 young farmers in Business Plan writing.
She has also led her team to organize Agric trade investment trips to Spain, Israel, Brazil and the United States. Alberta has been invited to speak on a number of occasions at the national farmers union convention, USA, and also to on Ghana’s agriculture and women in agriculture. She has also spoken on similar platforms in Israel.

She is an Agric columnist with the Business and Financial Times. Alberta is not only creative but reliable and offers successful and practical solutions to challenges that arise within businesses.

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 +233 20 813 8414

 +233 24 462 3012

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