Dr. Joseph Kugbe

Country of current residence

Ghana

Current institute employer

University for Development Studies

Since

2012

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Specialisation

Remote Sensing, Environmental Science, Soil Science

Degrees / expertise

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)

Master of Science (Environmental Soil Science)

Ongoing

Kugbe, J. Synthesis of zeolite-sesquioxide nanocomposites in relation to remediation of polluted soils and water bodies. Master thesis at Ehime University.

2014

Kugbe, J. M. Fosu and P.L.G. Vlek. 2014. Impact of season, fuel load and vegetation cover on fire mediated nutrient losses across savanna agro-ecosystems: the case of northern Ghana. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 102 (1).

2013

Kugbe, J. 2013. Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Bush-fire Nutrient Losses and Atmospheric Depositional Gains across the Northern Savanna Region of Ghana. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information

2012

Kugbe J.X., M. Fosu, T.L. Desta, M. Denich and P.L.G. Vlek. 2012. Annual vegetation burns across the northern savanna region of Ghana: period of occurrence, area burns, nutrient losses and emissions. Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst, 93 (3): 265-284. Further Information
Kugbe, J. 2012. Spatio-temporal dynamics of bush-fire nutrient losses and atmospheric depositional gains across the northern savanna region of Ghana. Further Information
Kugbe, J., L.D. Tamene, M. Denich, M. Fosu, P.L.G. Vlek. 2012. Nutrient deposition during the harmattan dry season across the northern region of Ghana. . Further Information
Kugbe, J., M. Denich, M. Fosu, L.D. Tamene, P.L.G. Vlek. 2012. Season of burn influences fire induced P-losses in Ghana. . Further Information

2009

Kugbe, J, M. Matsue and T. Henmi. 2009. Synthesis of Linde type A zeolite-goethite nanocomposite as an adsorbent for cationic and anionic pollutants. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 164: 929-935. Download [PDF | 1.07MB]
Further Information

2008

Kugbe J., N. Masue and T. Henmi. 2008. INCREASE IN PHOSPHATE ADSORPTION BY NANOCOMPOSITE FORMATION OF GOETHITE AND ZEOLITE, Clay Science Society of Japan, 2008. Further Information
Kugbe, J., Z. Abidin, N. Matsue and T. Henmi. 2008. INCREASE IN PHOSPHATE ADSORPTION BY NANOCOMPOSITE FORMATION OF GOETHITE AND ZEOLITE, Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. Further Information

2007

Kugbe J. N. Masue and T. Henmi. 2007. SYNTHESIS OF NANO COMPOSIT ZEOLITE WITH SESQUIOXIDE IN RELATION TO ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION REMEDIATION, 51 annual meeting of The Clay Science Society of Japan, Clay Science Society, 2007. . Further Information

Research themes
  • Water resources
  • Land use and food security
  • Environmental and climate change
Research countries
  • Ghana
Research topic
Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Bush-Fire Nutrient Losses and Atmospheric Depositional Gains Across the Northern Savanna Region of Ghana
Professional experience

2005-2006, Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Cape Coast, Ghana;ucc.edu.gh/academics/view/7/overview

2006-2008, Research Assistant, Ehime University, Ehime, Japan; www.ehime-u.ac.jp

2009 to date, Junior Researcher, Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany www.zef.de/zefc.html

Degrees

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)

Master of Science (Environmental Soil Science)

Funding institutions

BMZ/DAAD

Doctoral research funded by

BMZ (DAAD), ZEF

Cooperation partners

Savanna Agricultural Research Institute

Center for Development Research, University of Bonn www.zef.de

West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use www.wascal.org

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Paul LG Vlek

Prof. Dr. Nicolas Brüggemann

Advisor at ZEF

Dr. Manfred Denich

Joseph Kugbe

Former Junior Researcher

E-Mail:
joekugbe(at)yahoo.com, jkugbe(at)uni-bonn.de

Department:
ZEF c