Date of Enrolment
October 1, 2015
I have background in development planning at undergraduate level (in Ghana) with my research focusing on housing and neighborhood development and more specifically on tenure choice. My Masters degree was in sustainability science (in Japan) with research focus on governance of urban biodiversity and the role of urban planners. My current PhD focus is on impacts of biofuel industry in Ghana.
Sustainability impacts of large scale biofuel crops expansion in Ghana: Insights from resilience thinking and political ecology
Biofue, jatropha, sugarcane, oil palm, large scale land acquisition, resilience, political ecology
Renewable energy in Africa, quantification of sustainability impacts, urban metabolism, climate adaptation in arid lands, city-region governance, rural-urban linkages