Dr. Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe

Country of current residence

Ghana

Current position

Professor

Current institute employer

Regional Institute for Poulation Studies, University of Ghana, Legon

Since

2006

Other activities

Project Leader - Climate Change and Health in Accra Project and Cliamte Change and food Security in the Afram Plains, Ghana

Profession

Geographer

Specialisation

Population Geography

Degrees / expertise

M. Phil., Population Geography, 1998, University of Oslo 2. B.A (Hons), Geography and Natural Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana, 1992.

Professional experience

1. Senior Research Officer for the Population Impact Project 2. Member of a team of consultants working on the development of an information, education and communication and advocacy plan for the Ministry of Health of Ghana, Adolescent Health Programme 3. Research Assistant to the Strategies and Interventions Committee that drafted the Ghana National HIV/AIDS Policy document 4. Associate Principal Investigator for the Research on Child Prostitution and Child Trafficking in Ghana under the United Nations Population Fund Comparative Studies on Customary and Modern Legislation in the area of the Family, Inheritance, marriage and Fertility Rights Project.

2010

Codjoe SNA.  2010.  Population and food crop production in male- and female-headed households in Ghana.  International Journal of Development Issues, Vol. 9 (1)   : 68-85   .
Codjoe, SNA (Ed).  2010.  Population-Environment Nexus in Ghana: A Case Study of Afram Plains.  Lambert Academic Publishing, . Saarbrucken.
Tschakert, P., Sagoe, R., Ofori-Darko, G. and Codjoe, S.N..  2010.  Floods in the Sahel: An analysis of anomalies, memory and anticipatory learning.  Climatic Change, . Download [PDF | 816.56KB]
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2009

Codjoe SNA and Dzanku F.  2009.  Long-term determinants of deforestation in Ghana. The role of structural adjustment policies.  African Development Review, Vol. 21 (3)   : 558-588   .

2007

Codjoe SNA.  2007.  Varying effect of fertility determinants among migrant and indigenous females in the transitional agro-ecological zone of Ghana..  Geografiska Annaler B, Vol. 89 (1)   : 23-37   .
Codjoe SNA.  2007.  Integrating Remote Sensing, GIS, Census and Socio-economic data in studying the Population-land use/cover Nexus in Ghana.  Africa Development, Vol. 32 (2)   : 195-210.   .
Codjoe SNA.  2007.  The role of proximate and other determinants in Ghana.  AfricanPopulation Studies, Vol. 22 (2)   : 127-146   .
Codjoe SNA.  2007.  An analysis of the population-food crop nexus in Ghana.  Journal of Social Development in Africa, Vol. 22 (2)   : 157-182   .
Codjoe SNA.  2007.  Supply and utilization of food crops in Ghana, 1960-2000..  African Journal of Food Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, Vol. 7 (2)   : 1 - 15.   .

2006

Codjoe SNA.  2006.  Population growth and deforestation in the Volta River Basin of Ghana, 1960-2010; integration of satellite, survey and census data.  Research Review, Vol. 22 (2)   : 55-70   .
Codjoe, S.N.A.  2006.  Migrant versus indigenous farmers. An analysis of factors affecting agricultural land use in the transitional agro-ecological zone of Ghana, 1984-2000.  Danish Journal of Geography, Vol. 106, No. 1   : 103-113   .
Codjoe, S.N.A.  2006.  Population growth and agricultural land use in two agro-ecological zones of Ghana, 1960-2010.  International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63 (5)   : 645-661   .

2005

Codjoe, S.N.A.  2005.  Impact of Population growth on agricultural Land use in the Volta River Basin of Ghana.  Bulletin of the Ghana Geographical Association, 24   : 51-68   .
Codjoe, S.N.A., E. Ehlers and P. Vlek.  2005.  Effects of change in population, household conditions and farming practices on agricultural land use in the Volta River Basin of Ghana.  Erdkunde, Vol. 59, No. 2   : 126-135   .

2004

Codjoe, S.  2004.  Population and land use/cover dynamics in the Volta river basin of Ghana, 1960-2010.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Ecology and Development Series, No.15. Cuvillier Verlag, Gottingen   Further Information
Codjoe, S.N.A.  2004.  Population and Land use/cover dynamics in the Volta River Basin of Ghana, 1960-2010.  Ecology and Development Series, No.15. Cuvillier Verlag, Gottingen.

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Research themes
  • Governance
Research countries
  • Ghana
Professional experience
1. Senior Research Officer for the Population Impact Project 2. Member of a team of consultants working on the development of an information, education and communication and advocacy plan for the Ministry of Health of Ghana, Adolescent Health Programme 3. Research Assistant to the Strategies and Interventions Committee that drafted the Ghana National HIV/AIDS Policy document 4. Associate Principal Investigator for the Research on Child Prostitution and Child Trafficking in Ghana under the United Nations Population Fund Comparative Studies on Customary and Modern Legislation in the area of the Family, Inheritance, marriage and Fertility Rights Project.
Degrees

M. Phil., Population Geography, 1998, University of Oslo 2. B.A (Hons), Geography and Natural Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana, 1992.

Doctoral research funded by

ZEF-scholarship, research funds from BMB+F / GLOWA Projekt

Cooperation partners

Population Impact Project, Univ. of Ghana, Legon

Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe

Former Junior Researcher

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

Office E-Mail:
scodjoe(at)ug.edu.gh