Loading

Research and
Publications

Novor, S. and S. Abugre (2020). Growth performance, undergrowth diversity and carbon

sequestration potentials of tree species stand combinations, Ghana. Open Journal of Forestry 10: 135 – 154.

Agbeshie, A. A., Abugre, S., Adjei, R. Atta-Darkwa, T., and Anokkye, J. (2020). Impact of

Land Use Types and Seasonal Variations on Soil Physico-chemical Properties and Microbial Biomass Dynamics in a Tropical Climate, Ghana. Advances in Research 21(1): 34-49.

Agyemang, G., Abugre, S., Owusu-Prempeh, N. (2020). Drivers of Smallholder Plantation

Forestry in the Tano North District of Ghana. Journal of Natural Sciences Research 10 (6): 26 – 33.

Agyemang, G., Abugre, S. and Thevathasan, N. V. (2019). Spatial distribution of

smallholder teak plantations and its implications on growth. Ghana Journal of Forestry vol. 35.

 Abugre, S., Nyamaah E. and Adusu, D. (2019). Natural regeneration of indigenous tree    

seedlings under Broussonetia papayrifera stand. Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Management Vol. 5(1): 1-7.

Agbeshi, A.A., Abugre, S., Mensah-Opoku, S. and Mensah-Opoku, E. and Opuni-Frimpong, N. Y.  (, 2019). Tools for sustainable urban agriculture: Water, Soil and Fertilizer Management. Adwinsa Publications (G.H.) Ltd. Accra.

Bannor, Richard & Oppong-Kyeremeh, Helena & Derkyi, Mercy & Adombila, Albert & Amrago, Ernest (2020). Village savings and loans association participation and impact on off-farm income among rural women. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy. ahead-of-print. 10.1108/JEC-04-2020-0058.

Abraham Zakaria, Suhiyini I. Alhassan, John K. M. Kuwornu, Shaibu B. Azumah, Mercy A. A. Derkyi (2020) Factors Influencing the Adoption of Climate‑Smart Agricultural Technologies Among Rice Farmers in Northern Ghana. Earth Syst Environ DOI 10.1007/s41748-020-00146-w

Derkyi, M., Adiku SGK, D. Koomson (2018) Comparing Farmers' Perception of Climate Change and Adaptation Strategies in the Transition and Savannah Zones of Ghana. ICCCSDA 2017 Special Issue: Environment, Technology and Sustainable Development Vol 1, 43-50, 2018 JENRM

Ros- Tonen, M and M., Derkyi (2018) "Conflict or cooperation? Social capital as a power resource and conflict mitigation strategy in timber operations in Ghana's off-reserve forest areas. Ecology and Society 23(3):44. https://doi.org/10.5751/ ES-10408-230344

Derkyi M, Adiku SGK, Nelson V et al. (2018) Smallholder farmers' perception of climatic and socio-economic factors influencing livelihoods in the transition zone of Ghana AAS Open Research

Deans, H., Ros-Tonen, M.A.F. & Derkyi, M. (2017). Advanced value chain collaboration in Ghana's cocoa sector as an entry point for integrated landscape approaches. Environmental Management (IF 1.857)

Mansourian, S., Stanturf, J. A., Derkyi, M.A., and Engel, V.L.(2017) Forest Landscape Restoration: increasing the positive impacts of forest restoration or simply the area under tree cover? Society for Ecological Restoration.doi:10.1111/rec.12489

Nyasimi, M., Ayanlade, A., Mungai, C., Derkyi, M., & Jegede, M. O. (2018) Inclusion of Gender in Africa's Climate Change Policies and Strategies. In: Handbook of Climate Change Communication: Vol. 1. Springer International Publishing. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319- 69838-0_11

Agyei, F.Y., Afrifa, A.B., and Nti, T. (2020).  Fringe Community Attitudes Towards Wildlife. The Case of Monkeys at Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Ghana. International Journal of Research Culture Society (Accepted for Publication).

Afrifa, A.B, Ofori-Attah, R., and Sarpong A. (2019). The Growth Performance of Triplochiton scleroxylon, Terminalia superba and Ceiba pentandra in Pure and Mixed Stand at the Jimira Forest Reserve in the Nkawie Forest District. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 9(4),56 – 61.

Agyei, F.Y, Afrifa, A.B. and Agyei-Ohemeng, J. (2019). Human-Monkey Conflict and community Wildlife Management: A Case of Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary and Fringed Communities in Ghana. International Journal of Biosciences, 14(6), 302-311.

Opuni-Frimpong, E., Adarkwah, C., Ansah, F.A. and Opuni-Frimpong, N. Y, (2019). Tools for sustainable urban agriculture: Agrochemical Use and Pest Management. Adwinsa Publications (G.H.) Ltd.Accra.

Agbeshi, A.A., Abugre, S., Mensah-Opoku, S. and Mensah-Opoku, E. and Opuni-Frimpong, N. Y.  (2019). Tools for sustainable urban agriculture: Water, Soil and Fertilizer Management. Adwinsa Publications (G.H.) Ltd. Accra.

Opuni-Frimpong, N. Y, Opuni-Frimpong, E., Adarkwah. C., Hammond, P., Ansah, F. A., Agbeshi, A.A., and Abugre. S. (2019). Tools for sustainable urban agriculture: Farmers' Manual. Adwinsa Publications (G.H.) Ltd. Accra.

Opuni-Frimpong, N.Y. 2018. Effects of urbanization on Livelihoods of peri-Urban Communities in Sunyani Municipality. ICCCSDA 2017 Special Issue: Agriculture and Natural Resources Special Vol. 1, 56-62, 2018. JENRM.

Amoako, P.K., Amenuvor, M., Baidoo, A., Asamoah, E, F., & Amoakoh, A. O. (2017). Assessment of the Growth of Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) Seedlings on Amended Tailings. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation. Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp: (25-28).

Derkyi, M. A., Derkyi, N. S., & Baidoo, A. (2016). Farmers' perception of water contribution to household and farming system in the Offinso North District of Ghana: rainfall a critical climatic factor. Ghana Journal of Development Studies, 13(2), 100-116.

Owusu-Ansah, F (2020). Famers' Education and Risk Perception of Large Scale Mining in Ghana. Current World Environment (International Journal), Vol. 15, No. (Special Issue 1) 2020, 47-75. ISSN: 0973-4929. www.cwejournal.org

Amproche, A.A., Antwi, M., Kabo-bah, A.T. (2020). Geospatial Assessment of Land Use and Land Cover Patterns in the Black Volta Basin, Ghana. Journal of Remote Sensing and GIS. Vol. 9 (1), 1000269. 1-7. DOI: 10.35248/2469-4134.20.9.269

Antwi, M. (2020). Integrated soil fertility management as a potential for Ghana's development: A geospatial approach, In The challenge of African Potentials: Conviviality, Informality and Futurity. Editors: Yaw Ofosu-Kusi and Motoji Matsuda. Langaa RPCIG publications, Cameroon. ISBN: 9789956551149; 276 pp.

Peter Sanful, Yaw Agyeman, Dennis Trolle, Emmanuel Opuni-Frimpong, Mary Antwi, Adelina Mensah, Francis Nunoo, Thomas Davidson, Hans Thodsen, Torben Lauridsen, Anders Nielsen, Austin Asare, Asha Damoah, Amos Asase, Elizabeth Kwakye, Sylvia Baidoo, Augustine Yeboah, Solomon Amfoh (2019). A multidisciplinary and integrated approach to sustainable management and building resilience of Lake Bosumtwi to Climate Change: Preliminary Results of the RELAB Project. Presented at the 31st Biennial Conference by the Ghana Science Association at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Conference Theme: Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for sustainable growth and development.

Hackman, K.O., Li, X., Asenso-Gyambibi, D., Asamoah, E. A., Decardi-Nelson, I. (2020). Analysis of geo-spatiotemporal data using machine learning algorithms and reliability enhancement for urbanization decision support. International Journal of Digital Earth. https://doi.org/10.1080/17538947.2020.1805036

Nsiah, P. K., and Schaaf, W. (2020). Subsoil amendment with poultry manure as topsoil substitute for promoting successful reclamation of degraded mine sites in Ghana. Journal of Natural Resources and Development 2020; 10: 01- 12; Doi: https://www.jnrd.info/2020/07/10-5027-jnrd-v10i0-01/

Damptey, F.G; Birkhofer, K; Nsiah, P.K. and Enrique G, De la Riva, E. G. (2020). Soil properties and biomass attribute in a former gravel mine area after two Decades of forest restoration. Land 2020, 9, 209; www.mdpi.com/journal/landdoi:10.3390/land9060209

Nsiah, P. K., and Schaaf, W. (2019). Effect of topsoil stockpiling on soil properties and organic amendments on tree growth during gold mine reclamation in Ghana. Journal of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation; Vol.8, No.1. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21000/JASMR19010045

Agbeshie, A. A., Logah, V., Opoku, A., Tuffour, H. O., Abubakari, A., & Quansah, C. (2020). Mineral nitrogen dynamics in compacted soil under organic amendment. Scientific African, e00488.

Atta-Darkwa, T., Asomaning, S. K., Agbeshie, A. A., Danso, E. O., Akolgo, G. A., Amankwah, E., & Owusu, P. A. (2020). Assessment of physicochemical properties of Besease wetland soils, Ghana. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 15(4), 509-523.

Tuffour, H. O., Abubakari, A., Agbeshie, A. A., Khalid, A. A., Tetteh, E. N., Keshavarzi, A., ... & Danso, L. (2019). Pedotransfer functions for estimating saturated hydraulic conductivity of selected benchmark soils in Ghana. Asian Soil Research Journal, 2(2): 1-11

Yalley, M. K., Adusu, D., Bunyamin, A. R., Okyere I., &Asare, A. (2020). Natural Regeneration of Indigenous Tree Species in Broussonetia
papyrifera Invaded Sites in Pra -Anum Forest Reserve. Hindawi International Journal of Forestry Research Volume 2020, Article ID 6347962, 9 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/6347962.

Asare, A., Asante, W. A., Owusu-Prempeh, N., Opuni Frimpong, E., & Adusu, D. (2020). Comparative Analysis of Understorey Floristic Diversity and Carbon Stocks in Poorly and Intensively Managed Tectona grandis Plantations. International Journal of Forestry Research2020.Volume 2020, Article ID 8868824, 13 pageshttps://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8868824

Thomas, A.-D., Ofosu, A.E., Emmanuel, A., De-Graft, A.J., Ayine, A.G., Asare, A. and Alexander, A. (2020). Comparison and Estimation of Four Infiltration Models. Open Journal of Soil Science, 10, 45-57. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2020.102003

Asare, A., Asamoah, B. D., & Sanful, P. O. (2019). Assessment of Heavy Metal Contaminants Using Pollution Indices in Ankobra River at Prestea Huni-Valley District, Ghana. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 7,
25-35. https://doi.org/10.4236/gep.2019.79003

Krampah, F., Lartey-Young, G., Sanful, P. O., Dawohoso, O., &Asare, A. (2019). Hydrochemistry of Surface and Groundwater in the Vicinity of a Mine Waste Rock Dump: Assessing Impact of Acid Rock Drainage (ARD). Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 7, 52-67.https://doi.org/10.4236/gep.2019.71005

  1. Opuni-Firmpong, S. M. Opuku, A. J. Storer and E. O. Mensah (2020). Silvicultural systems for plantation mahogany In Africa: Effect of mixed-species stands on growth and Hypsipyla attack of African mahogany (Khaya anthotheca And Khaya ivorensis). Ghana J. Forestry, Vol. 36 (1), 72 – 88 (awaiting printing).
  2. Opuni-Frimpong, Samuel L. Tekpetey, Sandra A. Owusu, Beatrice D. Obiri, Emmanuel A. Kubi, Samuel. M. Opoku, Nana Yaa Nyarko-Duah, Charles Essien, Esther M. Opoku, Andrew. J. Storer (2016). Managing Mahogany Plantations in the Tropics. Field Guide for farmers. CSIR/FORIG, Kumasi. 95pp.
  3. Opuni-Firmpong, S. Opuku, S. Owusu, A. Burton and A. Storer (2014). Growth and productivity of Khaya grandifoliola in the dry semi-deciduous forest of Ghana: a comparison in pure and diverse species stands. In: Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research. XXIV IUFRO World Congress, 5-11 October 2014, Salt Lake City, USA. Abstracts. J.A. Parrotta, C.F. Moser, A.J. Scherzer, N.E. Koerth and D.R. Lederle (eds). International Forestry Review 16(5): 144.
  4. Opuni-Frimpong, N. Nyarko-Duah, S. Opoku and A. Storer (2014). restoration of degraded lands with mahogany in mixed-species plantations promotes biodiversity and conservation of valuable timber species. In: Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research. XXIV IUFRO World Congress, 5-11 October 2014, Salt Lake City, USA. Abstracts. J.A. Parrotta, C.F. Moser, A.J. Scherzer, N.E. Koerth and D.R. Lederle (eds). International Forestry Review 16(5): 142.
  5. Opuni-Frimpong, S. M. Opoku, A. J. Storer, A. J. Burton, D. Yeboah (2013). productivity, pest tolerance and carbon sequestration of Khaya grandifoliola in the dry semi-deciduous forest of Ghana: a comparison in pure stands and mixed stands. New Forests, Volume 44, Issue 6, pp 863-879.
  6. Opuni-Frimpong, S. M. Opoku and A. J. Storer (2012) Growth and productivity of Khaya grandifoliola in the dry semi-deciduous forest of Ghana: a comparison in pure and in mixed stands as a potential plantation species. "Forests and Trees: Serving the people of Africa and the World". IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress & ITTO/AFF Forest Policy Day, 25-29 June 2012.Nairobi, Kenya. Book of Abstracts

Carlis-Paittoo, B.O: Gambrah, E. (2019); Incident Command System Implementation in Ghana: A Case Study of Sunyani Municipality; International Journal of Technology and Management Research (IJTMR).

Agyeman, Y. B., & Baidoo, S. (2019). Farmers' perceptions of strategies for managing wildlife crop depredation in Ghana. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 11 (6), 165-174.

Mensah, A., Sanful, P., Agyeman, Y. B., Trolle, D. Nunoo, F., & Asase, M. (2019). Sustainable ecosystem services of Lake Bosumtwi, Ghana-implications for livelihoods and food security. Nature and Fauna, 32 (2), 58-62.

Agyeman, Y. B. (2019). Ecotourism as an adaptation strategy for mitigating climate change impacts on local communities around protected areas in Ghana. In W. L. Filho (Ed.), Handbook of Climate Change Resilience (pp. 1-19). Switzerland, Cham: Springer.

Agyeman, Y. B., Yeboah, A. O., & Ashie, E. (2019). Protected areas and poverty reduction: The role of ecotourism livelihood in local communities in Ghana. Journal of Community Development, 1-19.

Agyeman, Y. B., Aboagye, O. K. & Ashie, E. (2019). Visitor satisfaction at Kakum National Park in Ghana. Journal of Tourism Recreation Research, 1-12.

Mustapha, S., Agyei-Ohemeng, J., Obour, R., Asamoah, B. F. and Apraku W.  (2020). Diversity, Abundance and Distribution of Birds in and Around Kakum National Park in Respect to Habitat Type. Ecology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 3, No. 2, May 2020.

Obour. R., Samua, D., Ankomah, P. and Trent. L. (2019). Accessibility to Elephants as Tourism Flagship Species: The Case of Mole National Park.  African Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Pp. 18-32 (1).

Nutsugbodo, R. Y., Mensah, C. A., Amenumey, E. K., & Owusu C. A. (2020). Women's participation in ecotourism development within the Kakum Conservation Area, Ghana: Implications for community planning. Tourism Planning and Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2020.1751693

Agyei-Ohemeng, J.; Adu, B. Y., Asamoah, B. F. and Opoku-Ohemeng. (, 2020). Nuisance Activities of Straw Colored Fruit Bats (Eidolon helvum) on the University of Energy and Natural Resources, Ghana. Ecology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 3, No. 1.

Mustapha,  S., Agyei-Ohemeng, J., Obour, R., Asamoah, B. F. and Apraku W. (2020). Diversity, Abundance and Distribution of Birds in and Around Kakum National Park in Respect to Habitat Type. Ecology and   Sustainable Development, Vol. 3, No. 2, May 2020.

Agyei-Ohemeng, J., Adu, B. Y., and Asamoah, B. F. (2019). Ecological status of birds in Sunyani using their foraging habits. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES) ISSN: 2220-6663 (Print) 2222-3045 (Online) Vol. 14, No. 6, p. 62-69.

Sedegah, D. D., Agyei-Ohemeng, J. and Asiem, G. (2019). Effect of Bui Hydroelectric Dam on Household Livelihood Diversification, International Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, Vol. 5 (1), 101-107.

Agyei, Y. F., Afrifa, A. B. and Agyei-Ohemeng, J.  (2019). Human-monkey Conflict and community wildlife management: The case of Boabeng-Fiema monkey sanctuary and Fringed communities in Ghana, International Journal of Biosciences | IJB | ISSN: 2220-6655 (Print) 2222-5234 (Online) http://www.innspub.net Vol. 14, No. 6, p. 302-311.

Agyei-Ohemeng, J., Adu, B. Y, and Asamoah, F. (2019). Ecological status of birds in Sunyani using their foraging habits. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES) ISSN: 2220-6663 (Print) 2222-3045 (Online) Vol. 14, No. 6, p. 62-69.

Agyei-Ohemeng, J., Opare, P., Obeng-Ofori, D. (2018). Inventory of existing and exploitable knowledge and technologies on cocoa in Ghana. International Journal of Management and Commerce Innovations, 6(1), 1911-1921.

Wireko-Gyebi, S., Baah, N. G., & Nutsugbodo, R. Y. (2019), University students' use of sharing economy vehicles. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Delegates' Conference of Institute of Hospitality, Takoradi, Ghana. October 16-19, 2019).  

Baah, N. G., Bondzi-Simpson, A., & Ayeh, J. K. (2019). How neophilia drives international tourists' acceptance of local cuisine. Current Issues in Tourism, 1-17. doi:10.1080/13683500.2019.1619676

Wireko-Gyebi, S., Baah, N. G., & Nutsugbodo, R. Y. (2019), University students' use of sharing economy vehicles. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Delegates' Conference of Institute of Hospitality, Takoradi, Ghana. October 16-19, 2019).  

Mustapha S., Agyei-Ohemeng, J., Obour, R., Asamoah, B. F. and Apraku W. (2020). Diversity, Abundance and Distribution of Birds in and Around Kakum National Park in Respect to Habitat Type. Ecology and Sustainable  Development, Vol. 3, No. 2, May 2020.

Iyiola, A.O., Asiedu, B. and Fawole, J. F. (2020). Possible effects of COVID-19 on sustainability of aquatic ecosystems: An overview. Aquatic Research, 3(4), 177-187. https://doi.org/10.3153/AR20016

Amponsah, S.K.K., Asiedu, B. and Failler, P. (2020). Population parameters of Oreochromis niloticus (L) from a semi-open lagoon (Sakumo II), Ghana and its implications on management.  Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, 24(2): 195 – 207

Alabi–Doku, B.N., Chen., S., Ampofo-Yeboah, A. and Asiedu, B. (2020). Ghana's Fisheries Policies; Evolution and Performance. Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research,7(1): 11-22. DOI https://doi.org/10.9734/ajfar/2020/v7i130107

Asiedu, B., Annor-Baah., G., Annor-Baah., P., Nunoo, F.K.E. and Failler, P. (2019).  Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing activities on fisheries sustainability: Evidence from Lake Volta, Ghana. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 7(4)-14-20

Apraku, A., Huang, X., Yusuf, A, Cornel, A., Ayisi, L. C. and Asiedu, B. (2019). Impact of dietary oil replacement on muscle and liver enzymes activity, histomorphology and growth-related genes on Nile tilapia. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C 223:15–25

Otoo, N.E.G., Sanful, P.O., Iddrisu, W.A., Amfoh S and Okyere K.B. 2019. Understanding water quality dynamics in aquaculture ponds in Sunyani, Ghana; insights from Partial Least Squares (PLS) – Path Modeling. Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research, 4:28-42

Mensah, A., Sanful, P. O., Agyeman Y., Trolle, D., Nunoo, F. and Asase A. 2019. Sustainable ecosystem services of lake Bosumtwi, Ghana – implications for livelihoods and food security. Nature and Faune Journal. 32: 58 – 61

Setufe S.B., Ajani E. K., Emikpe B O., and Ogunbanwo S. T. (2019): Antibacterial potential of Lactobacillus plantarum from fermented food origin as probiotic candidate in the treatment of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) bacterial diseases. Book of Abstracts of the 2nd Conference on Fisheries and Coastal Environment. "Fisheries and Coastal Governance in Contemporary Times", August 19-21, 2019 in Accra, Ghana.

Setufe S. B., Ajani E. K., Emikpe B O., and Ogunbanwo S. T. (2020): Wound-healing Potentials of Dietary Lactobacillus plantarum and Psidium guajava Leaf Meal in Clarias gariepinus Juveniles. Acta Vet Eurasia.  46: 7-14.

 Nantui, F.M. and Asase, A. (2020). Climate change adaptation strategies and fish catchability: The case of inland artisanal fishers along the Volta Basin in Ghana. Fisheries Research, 230, 105675. doi.org10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105675.

Asase, A., Acolatse, E. S., Apraku, A. K. & Darko, J. E. (2019). Potential for the culture of Tilapia guineensis (Bleeker, 1862): A comparative growth performance with Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in a freshwater pond. Journal of Fisheries and Coastal Management, 1 (1), 20-23. doi:10.5455/jfcom.20190401124703

Amponsah, S.K.K, Asiedu, B., Failler, P. (2020). Population parameters of Oreochromis niloticus (L) from a semi-open lagoon (Sakumo II), Ghana and its implications on management.  Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, Vol. 24(2): 195 – 207 (2020)

Olapade, O.A, Dienye, H.E. and Amponsah, S.K.K (2019). A Preliminary study of growth pattern, condition factor and population structure of Sicklefin Mullet, Liza falcipinus (Val, 1836) in the New Calabar River, Nigeria. Turkish Journal of Science and Technology, 14 (1), 15 – 22.

Shopping Basket