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Expert NameMr. Sulemana Osman Saaka
TitleAssistant Director
Division
InstitutionEnvironmental Protection Agency
CityAccra
CountryGhana
Telephone233 21 780175-9
Emailepainfo(at)ncs.com.gh
Work Experience- Liaison Officer for semi-arid savanna component of the Rural Pilot Project in Food and Energy self-sufficiency in Ghana, 1988-92 - Head of the Field Office of the Desertification Control Unit of the Environmental Protection Agency of Ghana, 1988 to date. Coordinator of the Desertification Control Programme - Coordination, advise and regulation of environmental issues in the Upper East Region of Ghana - Offer of consultancy and resource personnel services to other people, organisations/institutions on environmental issues - national focal point for CCD follow-up
Qualifications- M.Sc., Regional Planning, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1983 - B.A., Sociology with Political Science, University of Ghana, 1979
Number of Publications20
Awards
Other Activities1. Member, Ghana Institute of Planners (GIP) 2. Member, African Deserts and Arid lands Committee (ADALCO) 3. Member, Upper East Regional Award Committee on Bushfires and Afforestation 4. Chairman, Upper East Regional Award Committee on Environmental Sanitation 5. Coordinator, Environmental Sub-Committee of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture Technical Committee on Sustainable Food Production in the Upper East Region of Ghana
Publications1. Al-Hassan, R., and Saaka, S.O., 1998: 'Challenges of Bushfire Control and Prevention in Northern Ghana'. Report of a study prepared for Pacipe-Ghana; 2. Saaka, S.O., 1993: 'Combating desertification: Ghana's indigenous way', Resources, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 39-40; 3. Saaka, S.O., 1994: 'The International Convention to Combat Desertification: An Overview'. Report on National Awareness Seminar to Combat Desertification; 4. Saaka, S.O., 1997: 'Environmental Degradation and its Effects on Farming'. A paper presented at a seminar on Disaster Mitigation, Food Security, Health, The Environment and Conflict; 5. Saaka, S.O., 1998: 'The Effects of Deforestation and Bushfires on the Environment'. A paper presented at a seminar
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated09/05/2007 11:33:00
 

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