Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:
- Quaye, I., Amponsah, O., Azunre, G.A., Takyi, S.A. and Braimah, I., 2022. A review of experimental informal urbanism initiatives and their implications for sub-Saharan Africa's sustainable cities’ agenda. Sustainable Cities and Society, p.103938.
- Manu, K.K., Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Yeboah, A.S. and Lotsah, M., 2022. Location of forest reserves and sustainable natural resource management: evidence from a Ghanaian case study. SN Social Sciences, 2(5), pp.1-27.
- Tagnan, J.N., Amponsah, O., Takyi, S.A., Azunre, G.A. and Braimah, I., 2022. A view of urban sprawl through the lens of family nuclearisation. Habitat International, 123, p.102555.
- Amponsah, O., Blija, D.K., Ayambire, R.A., Takyi, S.A., Mensah, H. and Braimah, I., 2022. Global urban sprawl containment strategies and their implications for rapidly urbanising cities in Ghana. Land Use Policy, 114, p.105979.
- Marija, J., Amponsah, O., Mensah, H., Takyi, S.A. and Braimah, I., 2022. A View of Commercial Motorcycle Transportation in Sub-Saharan African Cities Through the Sustainable Development Lens. Transportation in Developing Economies, 8(1), pp.1-17.
- Azunre, G.A., Amponsah, O., Takyi, S.A., Mensah, H. and Braimah, I., 2022. Urban informalities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): A solution for or barrier against sustainable city development. World Development, 152, p.105782.
- Mensah, A.A., Amponsah, O., Takyi, S.A. and Mensah, H., 2022. Land governance in Ghana and its implications for inclusive city development. SN Social Sciences, 2(1), pp.1-30.
- Darko, G., Obiri-Yeboah, S., Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Borquaye, L.S., Amponsah, L.O. and Fosu-Mensah, B.Y., 2022. Urbanizing with or without nature: pollution effects of human activities on water quality of major rivers that drain the Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 194(1), pp.1-18.
- Nketia, S.K.K., Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Yeboah, A.S., Mensah, H. and Ahadzie, D.K., 2022. “Going Green” Rhetoric or Reality: An Assessment of the Prospects and Challenges of Ghana’s Youth in Afforestation Programme. Society & Natural Resources, 35(1), pp.20-37.
- Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Yeboah, A.S. and Mantey, E., 2021. Locational analysis of slums and the effects of slum dweller’s activities on the social, economic and ecological facets of the city: insights from Kumasi in Ghana. GeoJournal, pp.1-15.
- Faibil, D., Agyemang, M., Amponsah, O., Gupta, H. and Kusi-Sarpong, S., 2021. Assessing drivers of post-harvest losses: tangible and intangible resources’ perspective. Environment, Development and Sustainability, pp.1-45.
- Amponsah, E., Takyi, S.A., Asibey, M.O. and Amponsah, O., Assessing the level of compliance of telecommunication masts to locational planning standards towards harmonious and orderly city growth. Cities & Health, pp.1-14.
- Danso, G.K., Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Yeboah, A.S. and Owusu, R.O., 2021. Exploring the effects of rapid urbanization on wetlands: insights from the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area, Ghana. SN Social Sciences, 1(8), pp.1-21.
- Nalumu, D.J., Mensah, H., Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O. and Marija, J., 2021. Restoring the school garden programme in Ghana: an exploration of the key issues from the past and implications for the future. SN Social Sciences, 1(8), pp.1-22.
- Mensah, H., Ahadzie, D.K., Takyi, S.A. and Amponsah, O., Climate change resilience: Lessons from local climate-smart agricultural practices in Ghana. Energy, Ecology and Environment, 6(3), pp.271-284.
- Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Duamor, S.N., Azunre, G.A. and Ahadzie, D.K., 2021. An assessment of regulatory compliance and residents’ perceptions of the siting of telecommunication masts: Insights from a rapidly urbanising Ghanaian city. African Geographical Review, pp.1-22.
- Mensah, H., Amponsah, O., Opoku, P., Ahadzie, D.K. and Takyi, S.A., 2021. Resilience to climate change in Ghanaian cities and its implications for urban policy and planning. SN Social Sciences, 1(5), pp.1-25.
- Nalumu, D.J., Mensah, H., Amponsah, O. and Takyi, S.A., 2021. Stakeholder collaboration and irrigation practices in Ghana: issues, challenges, and the way forward. SN Applied Sciences, 3(5), pp.1-16.
- Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Asibey, M.O. and Ayambire, R.A., 2021. An overview of Ghana’s educational system and its implication for educational equity. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 24(2), pp.157-182.
- Asibey, M.O., Ocloo, K.A. and Amponsah, O., Gender differences and productive use of energy fuel in Ghana’s rural non-farm economy. Energy, 215, p.119068.
- Azunre, G.A., Amponsah, O., Takyi, S.A. and Mensah, H., 2021. Informality-sustainable city nexus: The place of informality in advancing sustainable Ghanaian cities. Sustainable Cities and Society, 67, p.102707.
- Tetteh, N. and Amponsah, O., Sustainable Adoption of Smart Homes from the Sub-Saharan African Perspective. Sustainable Cities and Society, p.102434.
- Narh, S.N., Takyi, S.A., Asibey, M.O. and Amponsah, O., Garden city without parks: an assessment of the availability and conditions of parks in Kumasi. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 55, p.126819.
- Wireko-Gyebi, R.S., Asibey, M.O., Amponsah, O., King, R.S., Braimah, I., Darko, G. and Lykke, A.M., 2020. Perception of Small-Scale Miners on Interventions to Eradicate Illegal Small-Scale Mining in Ghana. SAGE Open, 10(4), p.2158244020963668.
- Okumah, M., Yeboah, A.S. and Amponsah, O., Stakeholders' willingness and motivations to support sustainable water resources management: Insights from a Ghanaian study. Conservation Science and Practice, 2(3), p.e170.
- Asibey, M.O., Agyeman, K.O., Amponsah, O. and Ansah, T., 2020. Patterns of land use, crop and forest cover change in the Ashanti region, Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 39(1), pp.35-60.
- Wiredu, F., Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O. and Tetteh, N., 2020. Toward sustainable ecotourism development: an assessment of the benefits and environmental threats of Lake Bosomtwe ecotourism facility. African Geographical Review, 39(1), pp.58-73.
- Yeboah, A.S., Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O. and Anaafo, D., 2020. Assessing the practicality of the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines to the urban poor in the Ghanaian context. Social Sciences & Humanities Open, 2(1), p.100087.
- Azunre, G.A., Amponsah, O., Peprah, C., Takyi, S.A. and Braimah, I., 2019. A review of the role of urban agriculture in the sustainable city discourse. Cities, 93:104-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.04.006
- Ayambire, R.A., Amponsah, O., Peprah, C. and Takyi, S.A., 2019. A review of practices for sustaining urban and peri-urban agriculture: Implications for land use planning in rapidly urbanising Ghanaian cities. Land Use Policy, 84:260-277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.03.004.
- Takyi, S. A., Amponsah, O., Inkoom, D. K. B. and Azunre, G. A., 2019. Sustaining Ghana’s cocoa sector through environmentally smart agricultural practices: an assessment of the environmental impacts of cocoa production in Ghana. Africa Review, 11(2), 172-189. https://doi.org/10.1080/09744053.2019.1635416.
- Asibey, M.O., Agyeman, K.O., Amponsah, O. and Ansah, T., 2019. Patterns of land use, crop and forest cover change in the Ashanti region, Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, pp.1-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/10549811.2019.1608453
- Takyi, S.A., Amponsah, O., Asibey, M.O. and Ayambire, R.A., 2019. An overview of Ghana’s educational system and its implication for educational equity. International Journal of Leadership in Education, pp.1-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2019.1613565
- Asibey, M.O., Amponsah, O. and Yeboah, V., 2019. Solid waste management in informal urban neighbourhoods. Occupational safety and health practices among tricycle operators in Kumasi, Ghana. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, DOI: 10.1080/09603123.2019.1569211
- Peprah, C., Amponsah, O.,and Oduro, C. (2018). A system view of smart mobility and its implications for Ghanaian cities, Sustainable Cities and Society, 44:739-747. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.10.025
- Amoah, G., Amponsah, O.and Peprah, C. (2018). The culture of maintenance of public housing units in a less urbanised town in Ghana, GeoJournal, DOI:10.1007/s10708-018-9913-0.
- Acheampong, E. O., Agyeman, K. O. and O. (2018). The motivation for community participation in forest management: the case of Sefwi-Wiawso forest district, Ghana. Forestry Review, 20(1), 1 -17.
- Braimah, I., Obeng Nti, K. and Amponsah, O. (2018). Poverty penalty in urban water market in Ghana, Urban Forum, 29 (2), 147 - 168 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12132-017-9328-x
- Adusei, P. K., Oduro-Ofori, E., Amponsah, O. and Agyeman, K. O. (2018). Participatory slum upgrading: an assessment of slum dwellers’ willingness and ability to pay for utility services. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 20(6); 2501 – 2520. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-017-0002-1
- Braimah, I., Amponsah, O. and Osei, A. M. (2016). The effectiveness of the local management systems of rural water facilities for sustainable service delivery: a case study of the Sekyere East District, Ghana. Sustainable Water Resources Management, DOI 10.1007/s40899-016-0070-7
- Amponsah, O., Vigre, H., Braimah, I., Schou, W. T., Abaidoo, R. C., 2016. The policy implications of urban open space commercial vegetable farmers’ willingness and ability to pay for reclaimed water for irrigation in Kumasi, Ghana. Heliyon 2, 1–38. DOI:10.1016/j.heliyon.2016.e00078.
- Amponsah, O., H, Schou, T.W., Boateng, E. S., Braimah, I. and Abaidoo, R.C. (2015). Assessing low quality water use policy framework: Case study from Ghana, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 9, 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2015.01.009
- Amponsah, O., Vigre, H., Schou, T.W., Braimah, I., Abaidoo, R.C., 2015. The impact of farmers’ participation in field trials in creating awareness and stimulating compliance with the World Health Organization’s farm-based multiple-barrier approach. Environment, Development and Sustainability 17(4) online. DOI 10.1007/s10668-015-9686-2.
- Amponsah, O. and Acheampong, O. E. (2015). Cellular phone technology and local economic development in the Offinso municipality, Ghana. Journal of Rural and Community Development, 10(1), 173-190.
- Akaateba, M. A., Amoh, R. and Amponsah, O. (2015). Traffic safety violations in relation to drivers’ educational attainment, training and experience in Kumasi, Ghana. Safety Science 75,156–162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2015.02.010
- Baah-Ennumh, T.Y., Amponsah, O.and Adoma, M. O. (2012). The Living Conditions of Female Head Porters in the Kumasi Metropolis. Journal of Social and Development Science, 3(7), 229-244.
- Agyeman, K.O., Amponsah, O.,Braimah, O. and Lurumuah, S. (2012). Commercial Charcoal Production and Sustainable Community Development of the Upper West Region, Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Development, 5(4), 149-164.
- Braimah, I. and Amponsah, O.(2012). The causes and effects of the frequent and unannounced electricity blackouts on the operations small scale enterprises in the Kumasi Metropolis. Journal of Sustainable Development,5(2), 17-36.
- King, R. S. and Amponsah, O.(2012). The role of city authorities in contributing to the development of Urban slum in Ghana. Journal of Construction Project management and Innovation, 2(1), 285 – 313.
- Brew-Hammond, A., Mensah, G. S. and Amponsah, O.(2014). Energy Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Poverty amidst Abundance, In: Halff, A., Sovacool, B. K. and Rozhon J. (edn). Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions, Oxford, Oxford University Press.