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RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Population dynamics and its impact on natural resources
2. Fertility Studies
3. Climate Change and its effect on Urban and Rural Livelihoods


PUBLICATIONS

(a) Books

1. Codjoe, S.N.A., Badasu, D.M., & Kwankye, S.O. (2013). Population studies: Key issues and contemporary trends. Accra: Sub-Saharan Publishers. 273 pages.

2. Okutu, D. & Codjoe, S.N.A. (2013). Urban households and dietary diversity in Accra. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing. 144 pages.

3. Codjoe, S.N.A. (Ed.). (2010). Population-Environment Nexus in Ghana: A Case Study of Afram Plains. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing. 168 pages.

4. Yaro, J.A., Codjoe, S.N.A., Agyei-Mensah, S., Darkwah, A., & Kwankye, S.O. (2010). Migration and Population Dynamics: Changing Community Formations in Ghana. Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana Technical Paper No. 2. Accra: Woeli Publishers. 147 pages.

5. 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. Gottingen: Cuvillier Verlag. 184 pages.

(b) Chapters in Books

6. Appeaning Addo, I., Codjoe, S.N.A., Rarieya, M, Rufaro, M., Chakeredza, S., Akwen, S.N., Njoroge, M., Wachira, P., Noordin, Q., and Emenanjo, I. (2014). Knowledge management systems and education for building smallholder resilience to climate change. In Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (Ed.) Africa Agriculture Status Report: Climate Change and Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (pp. 162-182). Nairobi: AGRA.

7. Codjoe, S.N.A. & Amoah, S. (2013). Population size, composition and age-sex structure. In Ghana Statistical Service (Ed.). 2010 Population and Housing Census. National Analytical Report (pp. 50-67). Accra. Ghana Statistical Services.

8. Codjoe, S.N.A., Tagoe, H., Anaman, J. & Dake, F. (2013). Socio-demographic and economic correlates of household source of drinking water in Ghana, 1993–2008. In S.N.A. Codjoe, D.M. Badasu, & S.O. Kwankye (Eds.), Population studies: Key issues and contemporary trends (pp. 140-157). Accra: Sub-Saharan Publishers.

9. Codjoe, S.N.A. & Yeboah, I.E.A. (2013). Development practice and the production of the Ghanaian urban system. In S.N.A. Codjoe, D.M. Badasu, & S.O. Kwankye (Eds.), Population studies: Key issues and contemporary trends (pp. 171-202). Accra: Sub- Saharan Publishers.

10. Codjoe S.N.A. (2010). Population and agricultural land use in the Afram Plains of Ghana. In S.N.A. Codjoe (Ed.) Population-Environment Nexus in Ghana: A Case Study of Afram Plains (pp. 72-93). Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing.

11. Codjoe S.N.A. (2010). Population and food crop production in the Afram Plains of Ghana. In S.N.A. Codjoe (Ed.) Population-Environment Nexus in Ghana: A Case Study of Afram Plains (pp. 94-114). Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing.

12. Frempong-Ainguah, F., Badasu, D. & Codjoe, S.N.A. (2010). North-South independent child migration in Ghana: The push and pull factors. In J.K. Anarfi, & S.O. Kwankye, (Eds). Independent Migration of Children in Ghana (pp. 71-100). Accra: Sundel Services.

13. Badasu, D., Frempong-Ainguah, F., & Codjoe, S.N.A. (2010). Child care strategies among young migrants at destination areas. In J.K. Anarfi, & S.O. Kwankye, (Eds). Independent Migration of Children in Ghana (pp. 171-205). Accra: Sundel Services.

(c) Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

14. Afrifa–Anane, E., Agyemang, C., Codjoe, S.N.A., Ogedegbe, G., and de-Graft Aikins, A. (in Press). The association of physical activity, body mass index and the blood pressure levels among urban poor youth in Accra, Ghana. BMC Public Health.

15. Codjoe, S.N.A. and Afuduo S. (2015) Geophysical, socio-demographic characteristics and perception of flood vulnerability in Accra, Ghana. Natural Hazards.

16. Codjoe, S.N.A. and Larbi, R.T. (2015) Climate change/variability and schistosomiasis transmission in the Ga District, Ghana. Climate and Development.

17. Owusu, G., Amponsah, E.N., Codjoe, S.N.A., and Affutu-Kotey, R.L. (2014). Solid waste landfills and residential property values in Ghana: A case study of the Oblogo and Mallam landfills, Accra. Urban Geography, 35(8):1140-1155.

18. Codjoe, S.N.A. and Nabie, V.A. (2014). Climate change and cerebrospinal meningitis in the Ghanaian meningitis belt. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11 (7), 6923-6939.

19. Codjoe, S.N.A., Owusu, G. & Burkett, V. (2014). Perception, experience and indigenous knowledge of climate change and variability: The case of Accra, a sub- Saharan African city. Regional Environmental Change, 14 (1), 369-383.

20. Abu, M., Codjoe, S.N.A., & Sward, J. (2014). Climate change and internal migration intentions in the forest-savannah transition zone of Ghana. Population and Environment, 35, 341-364.

21. Codjoe, S.N.A., Quartey, P., Addoquaye Tagoe, C. & Reed, H.E. (2013). Perceptions of the impact of refugees on host communities: The case of Liberian refugees in Ghana. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 14(3), 439-456.

22. Yeboah, I.E.A., Codjoe, S.N.A. & Maingi, J.K. (2013). Emerging urban system demographic trends: Informing Ghana’s national urban policy and lessons for Sub- Saharan Africa. Africa Today, 60(1), 98-124.

23. Akpalu, W., & Codjoe, S.N.A. (2013). Economic analysis of climate variability impact on malaria prevalence: The case of Ghana. Sustainability, 5(10): 4362-4378.

24. Yeboah, I.E.A., Codjoe, S.N.A., & Maingi, J.K. (2013). Producing an urban system for spatial development of Ghana: Lessons for sub-Saharan Africa. African Geographical Review, 32(2): 140-156.

25. Codjoe, S.N.A., Atidoh, L.K., & Burkett, V. (2012). Gender and occupational perspectives on adaptation to climate extremes in the Afram Plains of Ghana. Climatic Change, 110 (1): 431-454.

26. Codjoe, S.N.A., & Bilsborrow, R.E. (2011). Population, agricultural extensification and intensification in the dry and derived savannah zones of Ghana. Population and Environment, 33(1): 80-107.

27. Codjoe, S.N.A., & Bilsborrow, R.E. (2011). Are migrants exceptional resource degraders? A study of food crop production in migrant and non-migrant households in Ghana. Geojournal, 77(5): 681-694.

28. Codjoe, S.N.A. & Owusu, G. (2011). Climate change/variability and food systems: Evidence from Afram Plains, Ghana. Regional Environmental Change, 11(4):753-765.

29. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2010). Population and food crop production in male- and female- headed households in Ghana. International Journal of Development Issues, 9(1): 68-85.

30. Tschakert, P., Sagoe, R., Ofori-Darko, G., & Codjoe, S.N. (2010). Floods in the Sahel: An analysis of anomalies, memory and anticipatory learning. Climatic Change, 103: 471-502.

31. Codjoe, S.N.A., & Dzanku, F. (2009). Long-term determinants of deforestation in Ghana. The role of structural adjustment policies. African Development Review, 21(3): 558-588.

32. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2007). Varying effect of fertility determinants among migrant and indigenous females in the transitional agro-ecological zone of Ghana. Geografiska Annaler B, 89(1): 23-37.

33. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2007). Integrating Remote Sensing, GIS, Census and Socio-economic data in studying the Population-land use/cover Nexus in Ghana. Africa Development, 32 (2): 195-210.

34. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2007). The role of proximate and other determinants in Ghana’s fertility transition. African Population Studies, 22(2): 127-146.

35. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2007). An analysis of the population-food crop nexus in Ghana. Journal of Social Development in Africa, 22(2): 157-182.

36. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2007). Supply and utilization of food crops in Ghana, 1960-2000. African Journal of Food Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 7(2): 1 - 15.

37. 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, 106(1): 103-113.

38. 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.

39. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2006). Population growth and deforestation in the Volta River Basin of Ghana, 1960-2010; integration of satellite, survey and census data. Research Review (New Series), 22(2): 55-70.

40. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2006). Population dynamics and natural resources in the Volta River Basin of Ghana. Ghana Journal of Development Studies, 3(2): 66-82.

41. Codjoe, S.N.A., Ehlers, E., & Vlek, P.L.G. (2005). Effects of change in population, household conditions and farming practices on agricultural land use in the Volta River Basin of Ghana. Erdkunde, 59(2): 126-135.

42. 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.

43. Codjoe, S.N.A. (2004). Cohort analysis of fertility change among females in two agro- ecological zones of Ghana. Research Review (New Series), 20 (2): 11-21.

(d) Peer-reviewed Technical Publications

44. Akpalu, W., Christian, A.K., and Codjoe, S.N.A. 2015. Does food insecurity impact subjective evaluation of well-being? Evidence from a developing country. WIDER Working Paper 2015/030. World Institute for Development Economics Research, United Nations University.

45. Codjoe, S.N.A., Sepah, E., & Anarfi, J.K. (2013). 2010 Population and Housing Census. Regional Analytical Report. Greater Accra Region. Ghana Statistical Services. 134 pages.

46. Codjoe, S.N.A., Azure, T., Assem, C., & Nortey, E.N. (2013). 2010 Population and Housing Census. Regional Analytical Report. Northern Region. Ghana Statistical Services. 122 pages.

47. Sward, J., & Codjoe, S. (2012). Human Mobility and Climate Change Adaptation Policy: A Review of Migration in National Adaptation Programmes of action (NAPAs). Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium. Working Paper 6. University of Sussex.

48. Dovie, D.B.K., Codjoe, S.N.A., & Anwana, E.D. (2012). Migration (Africa). The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability: Afro-Eurasia: Assessing Sustainability. Pp.206-211. Berkshire Publishing Group.

49. Munang, R., Liu, J., Chuku, A.C., Codjoe, S., Dovie, D., Mkwambisi, D.D., & Rivington, M. (2011). Putting Ecosystem Management in the Vision of Africa’s Development: Towards a Sustainable Green Economy. UNEP Policy Series, Policy Brief 7. International Ecosystem Management Partnership.

50. Codjoe, SN.A. (2006). At home in the World? International Migration and Development in Contemporary Ghana and West Africa. Takyiwaa Manuh (ed). International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63(5): 709-711. (Book Review).

51. Amekudzi, L.K., Codjoe, S.N.A., Sah, N.A. and Appiah, M. (2014). The impact of climate change on malaria in coastal Ghana. International Development Research Centre, Canada. WRENmedia.

52. Pabi, O., Codjoe, S.N.A., Sah, N.A. and Appeaning Addo, I. (2014). Climate change linked to failing fisheries in coastal Ghana. International Development Research Centre, Canada. WRENmedia.