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  • Front View of Regional Institute for Population Studies
  • Prof. Samuel Codjoe presentation at Georgetown University
  • Heather Cameron, Canadaian High Commissioner to Ghana and Prof. Samuel Codjoe, Director of Regional Institute for Population Studies

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Population, environment and development
2. Climate change and migration
3. Environmental hazards and the health of urban population
4. Data Management
5. Population Estimates and Projections


PUBLICATIONS

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.

DoodoN.D.,BineyA.A.E.,AbuM. (2014).Methods in Population Studies.In Codjoe, S.N.A., Badasu, D.M. and Kwankye, S.O. (Eds).Population Studies: Key Issues and Contemporary Trends. University of Ghana, Legon,University of Ghana Reader.

Biney,I. K. Appeaning Addo,I. & Abu M.(2014). The effect ofthe1987 education reforms on youth unemployment in Ghana: An Exploratory Study. In Roscoe, C. (Ed).Ghana: Social, Economic and Political Issues. NOVA Science Publishers, New York.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO NATIONAL REPORTS

National Population Council.(2008).
State of Ghana Population Report,2008.
National Population Council.(2007).
Ghana country report on the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA).

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
Abu, M., Codjoe, S. N.A. Factors determining diarrhoeal disease in flood prone urban poor communities in Accra, Ghana: Investigating the effects of risk perception measures. Paper presented at the Faculty of Social Science 7th Annual Colloquium. 15-16 May, 2014.

Abu, M., Codjoe, S.N.A. Is migration an adaptation strategy to climate-related events in the forest-savannah transition zone of Ghana? Paper presented at the International Union ofScientific Study of Population (IUSSP) Conference,Busan,Korea.26-31 August,2013.

Abu,M.,Codjoe,S.N.A. Measuring risk perceptions of diarrhoeal disease in a climate sensitive environment. Paper presented at the second climate change and population conference on Africa, Accra, Ghana. 03-07 June, 2013.

Abu,M.,Codjoe,S.N.A.Using mental model technique to understand how rural and poor urban dwellers perceive climate change. Paper presented at the first climate change and population conference on Africa, Accra, Ghana 01-04July,2012.