Francis Xavier Naab

Research themes
  • Land use and food security
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Social and Cultural Change and Adaptation
  • Economic change and vulnerability
  • Decentralization & Reforms
  • Gender
  • Migration, mobility and urbanization
Research countries
  • Ghana
Professional experience

Member, Ghana Institute of Planners (MGIP)

Member, Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA)


MSc. Development Policy & Planning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (2013-2015). Ghana

BA. Development Studies, University for Development Studies, (2007-2011). Ghana


Development Studies and Development Policy Planning

Funding institutions


Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr Jorg Blasius 

Advisor at ZEF

Dr Wolfram Laube 


Derbile, E.K., D. Chirawurah and F.X. Naab.  2021.  Vulnerability of smallholder agriculture to environmental change in North-Western Ghana and implications for development planning.  Climate and Development, : 1-14   .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads

Francis Xavier Naab

Junior Researcher

Department :
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change