Institute of Industrial Research

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Institute of Industrial Research


Current employer & Appointment/title:

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana, Principal Technologist


Country: Ghana

Area of Research

nexus of water, humanity and the environment


Anna Monney Hammond is a Principal Technologist specializing in Water Quality and Environmental Remediation. She is an affiliate of the Sanitation and Environmental Management Division of the CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research in Ghana. Anna holds a Master of Philosophy and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. Beyond her research work, Anna is an advocate for women in science and holds memberships in organizations such as the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), an affiliate of the COACh-University of Oregon network, and Chemists Without Borders. She served as a judge for the 2023 SustainFood Zero Hunger Student Idea Competition, aligning with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2.


  1. RECIRCULATE: Driving eco-innovation in Africa: Capacity-building for a safe circular water economy, which was awarded a budget of (Budget: €756,000).
  2. NORAD funded project “Chicken, Fish, and Pig Feed and Organic Fertiliser Value Chain Development”, using BSF-based urban bio-waste in DRC, Ghana, Mali, and Niger, (Budget- $7.5 million).

Research Publications

  1. Anna Monney Hammond, Bonface Yeboah Antwi, Elizabeth Von-Kiti, Theophilus Yaw Amponsah, Bosompemaa Gyamera, Eunice A. Ansong, Evaluating the effect of storage conditions on sachet water quality in the Adentan Municipal Assembly, Accra, Discover Water – Under Review
  2. Louis Hamenu, Latifatu Mohammed, Juliet Attah, Rafia Abdul-Samii, Eric Nyarko, Anna Monney Hammond, Godfred Ofotsu Tottimeh , Joyce Koranteng, Kennedy Andoh, Alfred Madzvamuse, LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2/graphite cells adopting polyolefin and non-polyolefin separators for potential application in industrial manufacturing of energy storage devices, Electrochemistry Communications, 158(2024).
  3. Anna Monney, Joseph. K. Adjei, Samuel Tetteh*, Ruphino Zugle, Quantification of Imipramine, Amitriptyline and their Major Metabolites in Urine Samples of Depressed Patients by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Frontiers in Chemical Research, 2019, 1, 31-34.