IHDP Knowledge Transfer Database

National Contact Point Ghana

In 2004, Prof. Kwasi Nsiah-Gyabaah accepted the role as National Contact Point for IHDP in Ghana. Activities are coordinated through his personal office at Sunyani Polytechnic. Areas of expertise include: environment, natural resource management; urban/rural planning and development; economics, sociology and environmental science. Key Human Dimensions Research Questions - Floods in coastal and savannah belts of Ghana - Bushfires and poaching - Water Scarcity and soil erosion - Pollution e.g. water and land - Land degradation, deforestation and climate change-how it affects food security - Sustainable natural resources management (e.g., watershed and water resources management) - Food security and Poverty alleviation - Environment and sanitation - Energy and development.