Dr. Emmanuel Obuobie

Country of current residence

Ghana

Current institute employer

Surface Water Division, CSIR-Water Research Institute

Professional memberships

Graduate Member, Ghana Institution of Engineers

Skills

Hydrological Modelling, Climate Change Impact Analysis, Soil and Water Sampling and Analysis, teamwork, self motivation, organizing

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Specialisation

Soil and Water Engineering, climate change impacts on hydrology

Degrees / expertise

2005-2008: PhD (Natural Science) (Magna cum laude), University of Bonn, Germany. Sponsored by DAAD

 

2001-2003: MSc (Soil and Water),Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Sponsored by the Netherlands Government/Dutch Water Partners

 

1997-2001:BSc (Agricultural Engineering) Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Professional experience

2005-2008: Junior Researcher, Center for Developemnt Research, Bonn, Germany

 

2003- 2007: Water Engineer/Research Officer, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), West Africa sub-regional Office, Accra, Ghana

 

1995-1997: Student Teacher, Abeka R/C Primary and Junior Secondary School, Accra, Ghana

2013

Forkuor, G., P Pavelic, E Asare, E Obuobie.  2013.  Modelling potential areas of groundwater development for agriculture in northern Ghana using GIS/RS.  Hydrological Sciences Journal, 58 (2)   : 437-451   .

2012

E Obuobie, E., B Diekkrueger, W Agyekum, S Agodzo.  2012.  Groundwater level monitoring and recharge estimation in the White Volta River basin of Ghana.  Journal of African Earth Sciences, 71   : 80-86   .

2008

Obuobie, E.  2008.  Estimation of groundwater recharge in the context of future climate change in the White Volta River Basin, West Africa.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Math. & Nat. Science, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2006

Obuobie, E., B. Keraita, G. Danso, P. Amoah, O.O. Cofie, L. Raschid-Sally and P. Drechsel.  2006.  Irrigated urban vegetable production in Ghana: Characteristics, benefits and risks.  IWMI, RUAF,CPWF. Ghana. Further Information

2005

Keraita, B., G. Danso and E. Obuobie.  2005.  Extending the Ecosan loop to address health concerns from wastewater irrigation in urban and per-urban areas. A paper presented at the 3rd International Ecosan conference, Durban. 

2004

Danso G., O. Cofie, L. Annang, E. Obuobie and B. Keraita.  2004.  Gender and Urban Agriculture: The case of Accra, Ghana.. 
Danso G., O. Cofie, L. Annang, E. Obuobie and B. Keraita.  2004.  Gender and Urban Agriculture: The case of Accra, Ghana.  Paper presented at the RUAF Gender workshop, Sept 2004. Accra Download [PDF]
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Kessler, A., F. Streiffeler and E. Obuobie.  2004.  Women in urban agriculture in West Africa.  Urban Agriculture Magazine 12, : pp16-17   . Further Information
Obuobie, E. and B. Barry.  2004.  Groundwater Socio-Ecology of Ghana. IWMI-OPEC Funded Groundwater Project Studies in selected sub-Sahara African Countries. Ghana Country Report.  Project report for OPEC
Obuobie, E. and B. Barry.  2004.  Groundwater Socio-Ecology of Mali. IWMI-OPEC Funded Groundwater Project Studies in selected sub-Sahara African Countries. Mali Country Report.  Project report for OPEC
Obuobie, E. and B. Barry.  2004.  Groundwater Socio-Ecology of Burkina Faso. IWMI-OPEC Funded Groundwater Project Studies in selected sub-Sahara African Countries. Burkina Faso Country Report.  Project report for OPEC
Obuobie, E. and B. Barry.  2004.  Groundwater Socio-Ecology of Niger. IWMI-OPEC Funded Groundwater Project Studies in selected sub-Sahara African Countries. Niger Country Report.  Project report for OPEC
Obuobie, E., P. Drechsel and G. Danso.  2004.  Gender in open-space irrigated urban vegetable farming in Accra.  Urban Agriculture Magazine 12, : pp 13-15   . Download [PDF]
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2003

Cofie, O., P. Drechsel, E. Obuobie and G. Danso.  2003.  Environmental Sanitation and Urban agriculture in Ghana. Proceedings of 29th WEDC (Water, Engineering and development Center) International Conference in Abuja, Nigeria Sept. 2003. 
Obuobie, E., G. Danso and P. Drechsel.  2003.  Access to land and water for urban vegetable farming in Accra.  Urban Agriculture Magazine 11, : pp15-17   . Download [PDF]
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Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Ecosystem services
Research countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Ghana
Professional experience
2005-2008: Junior Researcher, Center for Developemnt Research, Bonn, Germany 2003- 2007: Water Engineer/Research Officer, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), West Africa sub-regional Office, Accra, Ghana 1995-1997: Student Teacher, Abeka R/C Primary and Junior Secondary School, Accra, Ghana
Degrees

2005-2008: PhD (Natural Science) (Magna cum laude), University of Bonn, Germany. Sponsored by DAAD

 

2001-2003: MSc (Soil and Water),Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Sponsored by the Netherlands Government/Dutch Water Partners

 

1997-2001:BSc (Agricultural Engineering) Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Funding institutions

BMZ via DAAD & GTZ

Contacts

CSIR-Water Research Institute

P.O.Box M.32 Accra

Ghana

Research affiliation

GLOWA Volta Project

Doctoral research funded by

BMZ via DAAD & GTZ

Emmanuel Obuobie

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management