Dr. Ademola Braimoh

Country of current residence


Current position

Executive Director and Full Professor

Current institute employer

World Bank, Agriculture and Rural Development Department (ARD)



Previous positions

2004 - 2010 Global Land Project, Sapporo Nodal Office Hokkaido University, Japan


GIS, Remote Sensing, Spatial statistics, Coupled human-environment system modeling




Land change science

Degrees / expertise

MPhil (Cantab); PhD (Bonn)

Professional experience

Environmental Management consultancy using GIS and Remote Sensing methodologies


Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2008.  Impact of land use on soil resources.  In: A.K. Braimoh and P.L.G. Vlek (eds.): Land Use and Soil Resources. Springer Science 7 Business Media B.V. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.   1-8. 


Braimoh, A.K. and E.T. Craswell.  2007.  Quantitative Assessment of Interdisciplinarity in Water Science Programs.  Water Resources Management. doi: 10.1007/s11269-007-9173-0
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2007.  Land Use and Soil Resources.  Springer, ISBN: 978-1-4020-6777-8. Download [DOC]
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Braimoh, A.K.  2006.  Random and systematic land covers transitions in Ghana.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 113   : 254-263   .
Braimoh, A.K. & P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Soil Quality and Other Factors Influencing Maize Yield in Northern Ghana.  Soil Use and Management, 22   : 165-171   .
Braimoh, A.K. and Craswell, E.T.  2006.  Assessing global water systems research. Eos Transaction.  American Geophysical Union, 87 (16)   .
Chhabra, A., H. Geist, R.A. Houghton, H. Haberl, A.K. Braimoh, P.L.G. Vlek, J. Patz, J. Xu, N. Ramankutty, O. Coomes and E. F. Lambin.  2006.  Multiple impacts of land-use/cover change.  In: E.F. Lambim and H. Geist (eds.) (eds.): Land-Use and Land-Cover Change. Local Processes and Global Impacts. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany.   71- 116. 


Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2005.  Land cover change trajectories in Northern Ghana.  Environmental Management, 36 (3)   : 356-373   .
Braimoh, A.K., A. Stein and P.L.G. Vlek.  2005.  Identification and Mapping of Associations among Soil Variables.  Soil Science, 170(2)   : 137-148   .


Braimoh, A.  2004.  Modelling of land use change in the Volta basin of Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Scale dependent relationships between land-use change and its determinants in the Volta Basin of Ghana.  Earth Interactions, 8 (4)   : 1-23   .
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Land-cover dynamics in an urban area of Ghana.  Earth Interactions, 8 (1)   : 1- 15   .
Braimoh, A.K. and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  The impact of land-cover change on soil properties in Nothern Ghana.  Land Degrad. and Development, 15   : 65-74   .
Braimoh, A.K., and P.L.G. Vlek.  2004.  Land-cover change analyses in the Volta Basin of Ghana.  Earth Interactions American Geophysical Union, 8 (21)   : 1-17   .
Braimoh, A.K., P.L.G. Vlek and A. Stein.  2004.  Land evaluation for maize based on fuzzy set and interpolation.  Environmental Management, 36 (3)   : 226-238   .


Braimoh, A.K.  2002.  Integrating indigenous knowledge and soil science to develop a national soil classification system for Nigeria.  Agriculture and Human Values, 19   : 75-80   .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Mobility and migration
  • Ecosystem services
Research countries
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria
Professional experience
Environmental Management consultancy using GIS and Remote Sensing methodologies

MPhil (Cantab); PhD (Bonn)

Doctoral research funded by

Scholarship from DAAD, research funds from BMB+F / GLOWA Projekt, BMZ - GTZ

Cooperation partners

Research network: see homepage GLOWA project

Ademola Braimoh

Former Junior Researcher

Former Division/Group:
Ecology and Natural Resources Management

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