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Addo, Frimpong Yaw

Constituency: Manso Adubia (new)
Region: Ashanti Region
Party: NPP
Occupation/Profession: Development Worker/Architect/Quantity Surveyor
Parliamentary Seat: minority

Date of Birth: September 2, 1962
Hometown: Manso Gyeduako, Ashanti Region
Highest Education: BA (Sociology), UCC, 1990
Profession: Development Consultant
Last Employment: Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility Department, Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF)
Marital Status: Married (with five children)
Religion: Christianity (Catholic)
Votes Obtained: 26,368 votes out of the 35,172 valid votes cast = 74.97%. Others: Benjamin Marfo (NDC) 8,326 = 23.67% and Collins Appiah Obeng (NDP) 478=1.36%




 Profile of Hon. Addo Frimpong Yaw

Mr. Frimpong Addo is an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Expert and holds a Degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast.  He has over twenty (20) years working experience as a Sociologist in charge of organization of Socio-Economic Surveys, training programs and workshops for NGOs, community leaders and the private sector/ business community. He has participated in several social, environmental and economic capacity-building programmers and has extensive knowledge in Monitoring and Evaluation of projects (Roads, Irrigation and other Social Infrastructure) in communities and private business enterprises across the length and breadth of Ghana.

Mr. Frimpong has been the social/environmental expert on a number of interdisciplinary assignments in the Agriculture, Water, Sanitation, Roads and Transport and other social sectors. He was a key member of the Environment and Social Oversight Consultant (ESOC) team tasked with the reviewing of all environmental impact assessment and resettlement action plans and monitoring the implementation of all resettlement action plans and environmental management plans under Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) on behalf of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA).

Mr. Frimpong is also a public health Expert having worked as the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) for five years. He was in charge of building the capacities of the private sector in policy advocacy on occupational health safety issues at the workplace. His special interest has been on prevention and treatment of sexually Transmitted Infections (STI/HIV/AIDS) and other communicable diseases such as TB, Hepatitis etc. at the workplaces and surrounding communities. He represented the Private Sector on the Ghana AIDS Commission and the Country Coordination Mechanism (CCM) of the Global Fund. He is a consultant to the Ghana Business Coalition against AIDS (GBCA) and an expert in developing Health policies for private sector companies.

Mr. Frimpong Addo has worked with several International organizations as a Development Consultant including the following: the World Bank, WHO, UNAIDS, USAID, European Union, DANIDA etc. He has a good working knowledge of all the Regions of Ghana working as Development consultant on several projects across the country.

Mr. Frimpong Addo is also a serious farmer (cash Crops and food crops). He has over thirty Acres of hybrid cocoa farm and about fifty acres of Oil Palm Plantation.
Above all, he is a philanthropist extraordinaire.






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