Jacob Ulzen holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with a First Class honours and a master’s in Soil Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is currently a graduate research fellow of IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) and a PhD student in Soil Science at KNUST. He has received scholarships from N2Africa Phase 1 and COMPRO II Projects to pursue masters and PhD respectively. He has considerable experience in field and greenhouse experiments in rhizobium ecology, rhizobium evaluation and integrated soil fertility management (ISFM). Jacob also has experience in bio-prospecting of rhizobium for elite strain identification. He has been involved in disseminating rhizobium technologies to farmers in the northern part of Ghana; assisting in organizing farmers’ field day for technology evaluation as part of the COMPRO II Project. He is also involved in preparing training modules and training private sector organizations in basic soil microbiology techniques and inoculant quality control. Jacob has published one peer-reviewed article from his on-going PhD work, a book chapter and an abstract.