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Expert NameProf. Jacob Songsore
TitleProfessor & Head of Department
DivisionDepartment of Geography and Resource Development
InstitutionUniversity of Ghana
CityLegon
CountryGhana
Telephone233 21 500 394
Emailrsau(at)africaonline.com.gh
Work Experience- Lecturer, University of Ghana 1975: Senior Lecturer, Oct. 1982; Associate Professor, Feb., 1991; Full Professor, May 1997 - Currently, Head of Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana - Chairman, Management Board, Ghana national Atlas Development Centre, 1994-1996 - Member, Committee on Human Elements of the Ghana Environmental Action Plan - Member, National Development Planning Committee, Cross Sectoral Planning Group for Spatial Organisation and the Environment - Scientific Coordinator, Community Based Environmental Management Information System (CEMIS), Pilot Project in LA, Accra, Ghana - EU Concerted Action Partner on Public Participation in Urban Environmental Health services - IRC, Netherlands
QualificationsB.A., Hons, Geography, 2nd Class Upper, University of Ghana, 1971 Ph.D., Geography, Urban Studies, University of Ghana, 1975 MSS, Regional Planning, The Hague, 1978, 4SS on Nuffic Fellowship
Number of Publications33
Awards1. Biography. The Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Fourth Edition, 1998/1999 2. Biography, The Marquis Who's Who in the World, forthcoming, 16th Edition 3. Biography, 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century, International Biographic
Other Activities- Member, Ghana Geographical Association from 1975 - Member, European Network for Housing Research from 1993 - Associated Scientist, Stockholm Environment Institute from 1995 - Member, The New York Academy of Sciences from 1995
Publications1. Songsore, J., and Denkabe, A., 1995: Challenging Rural Poverty in Northern Ghana. The Case of the Upper West Region, CED, University of Trondheim, Report No. 6/95, 1995; 2. Atkinson, A., Songsore, J., and Werna, E., (eds.), 1996: Urban Health Research in Developing Countries: Implications for Policy, Cab International, Oxon, UK; 3. Songsore, J., and McGranahan, G., 1993: Environment Wealth and Health: Towards an Analysis of Intra-Urban differentials within the greater Accra Metropolitan Area, Environment and Urbanization, Vol. 5, No. 2 Oct., pp. 10-34; 4. Songsore, J., and Goldstein, G., 1995: Health and Environment Analysis for Decision Making (HEAD-LAMP); Field Study in Accra, Ghana, World Health Statistics Quarterly, Vol. 48, No. 2 pp. 108-117; 5. Songsore, J., and McGranahan, G., 1998: The Political Economy of Household Environmental management Gender, Environmental and Epidimology in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area, World Development Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 395-410.
DisciplineGeography
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