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Independent experts nominated by country party

Mathew Kobina Nkrumah

First name
Mathew Kobina
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Environmental planning
UN languages spoken


Job function
Ag. Head of Department
Faculty of Integrated Development Studies
Telephone number
233 71 22078
Work experience
As Head of Department and Lecturer, I participate in designing and lecturing in courses on environmental issues at the under-graduate level. I support in the supervision of students during field practical training on environmental topics in Northern Ghana. Furthermore, I attend and participate in district, national and international conferences and seminars on the environment. For example, I am one of the UNU plec Scientist, based in Tamale. We are currently working on agro-and biodiversity conservation in selected areas in Northern Ghana.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.A., Hons, Geography, Cape Coast University, 1977_x000D_
M.Sc., Population Geography, Cape Coast University, 1993_x000D_
Doctoral Student, University of Ghana, Legon
Number of Publications
Publication titles
Nkrumah, M.K., Arku, F.S., and Makin, J., 1998: Community Participation in Re-Forestation Project-Paga-Chania. Ghana Geographical Journal (forthcoming)
Other activities
1. Member, Ghana Geographical Association_x000D_
2. Member, Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana_x000D_
3. Member, National Family Life Education Committee
Organisation name
University of Development Studies
Organisation street address
P.O. Box 24
Organisation city
Organisation country