Prof. Michael Poku-Boansi


Associate Professor


Dept: Planning Office:
Travallion Block, Faculty of Built Environment, KNUST, Kumasi

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Research Areas/Interests

Urban/Land Use Planning Transportation Planning Resettlement Planning...~more

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Publications

    Patrick B. Cobbinah, Michael, Poku-Boansi & Charles Peprah (2017). Urban environmental problems in Ghana. Environmental Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2017.05.001

     

     

    1. Patrick B. Cobbinah, Michael, Poku-Boansi, & Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa (2017). Develop first, make amends later: accessibility within residential neighbourhoods in Ghana. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. http://dx.doi.org/1007/s10901-017-9544-7
    1. Cobbinah, P. B., M, Poku-Boansi & Raymond Asomani-Boateng (2016). Urbanisation of hope or despair? Urban planning dilemma in Ghana. Urban Forum. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12132-016-9293-9.
    1. Obeng-Atuah, Daniel, Michael Poku-Boansi & Patrick Brandful Cobbinah (2016). Pedestrian crossing in urban Ghana: safety implications. Journal of Transport and Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2016.06.007
    1. Poku-Boansi, Michael & Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa (2015). Determinants of Residential Location in the Adenta Municipality, Ghana. GeoJournal. Vol. 80, No. 3. http://dx.dox.org/10.1007/s10708-015-9665-z.
    1. Poku-Boansi, Michael & Clifford Amoako (2015). Dimensions of Spatial Inequalities in Ghanaian Cities. Journal of Geography and Regional Planning. Vol. 8 (5), pp 131 – 142. http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/JGRP2014.0477.
    1. Oppong, R. A., Poku-Boansi, M & Adabor, E. (2015). Colour and Architecture: An Empirical Study of a New Paradigm of Painting of Residential Buildings and Ownership in Kumasi. Developing Country Studies. Vol. 5, No. 18. pp 21 – 28.
    1. Adarkwa, Kwasi Kwafo, Poku-Boansi & D. Atuah Obeng (2014). “The Cost of Overloading Freight Vehicles on Ghana’s Transit Corridors.” Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa. Platform 2013, pp 8-9.
    1. Poku-Boansi, M. & K. K Adarkwa (2013). The determinants of demand for public transport services in Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of Science and Technology, 33 (3).
    1. Poku-Boansi, D. K Okyere & K. K. Adarkwa (2012). Sustainability of Kumasi’s Transport System. Regional Development Studies. Regional Development Studies Vol. 16, pp 117-140.
    1. Samuel Amos-Abanyie, Michael Poku-Boansi & Daniel Yaw Addai Duah (2012). Improving Ramp Design as a Barrier-Free Access in Public Buildings in the Kumasi Metropolitan Area, Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. 14 No. 1. pp 170 – 184.
    1. Poku-Boansi, Michael (2011). Transport Mode Choice by Commuters in Kumasi, Ghana. Regional Development Studies. 15. pp 59 – 72.
    1. Michael Poku-Boansi (2011). The Plan Approval Process and Unauthorized Housing Development in Ghanaian Cities: The Case of the Kumasi Metropolis. Journal of Building and Road Research. Vol. 13. No. 1 pp 13 - 23.
    1. Michael Poku-Boansi & Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa (2011). An Analysis of the Supply of Urban Public Transport Services in Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. 13 No. 2. pp 28 – 40
    1. Michael Poku-Boansi & Sam Afrane (2011). The Magnitude and Impacts of Youth Unemployment in Ghana. Journal of West African Review. Issue 18. pp 73 – 89.
    1. Duah, Daniel Yaw Addai, Amos-Abanyie, Samuel & Michael Poku-Boansi (2011). The Urban Poor and the Excesses of Rents: Evidence from Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of Science Engineering and Technology. 18, No. 1. pp 9760 – 9778.
    1. Poku-Boansi, M., E. Ekekpe & Agatha A. Bonney (2010). Combating Maternal Mortality in the Gushegu District of Ghana: The Role of Rural Transportation, Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Vol. 12, No. 5. pp 274 – 283.
    1. Kwasi K. Adarkwa & Michael Poku-Boansi (2009). Determinants of urban public transport service pricing in Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of Social Development in Africa. Vol. 24. No.2 pp 51 – 72

     

    Poku-Boansi, M. (2014). Theoretical underpinnings of the study. In Adarkwa K. K (ed), Human Settlements and service delivery in Ghana, Kumasi, University Press. Pages 15-30

    Poku-Boansi M. & K. Kassanga Raphael (2014). Upper West Region. In Adarkwa K. K (ed) Human Settlements and service delivery in Ghana, Kumasi, University Press. Pages 335-354

     

    Michael Poku-Boansi (2012). The Planning Processes and Building Regulations of Countries in West Africa. In Laryea, Samuel, Sena, Agyepong, Roine, Leiringer and Will Hughes (Ed). Construction in West Africa. West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference and EPP Book Services Limited. pp 119 – 138

     

    Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa & Michael Poku-Boansi (2011). Climate Change and the Housing Environment in Ghana. Climate Change and Sustainable Urban Development in Africa and Asia. 1st Edition, London, University of London Press. pp 103 – 116.

     

    Kwasi Kwafo Adarkwa & Michael Poku-Boansi (2011). Rising Vehicle Ownership, Road Way Challenges, and Traffic Congestion in Kumasi. In Adarkwa K. K (Ed). The Future of the Tree: Managing the Growth and Development of Kumasi. Kumasi, University Press. pp 128 – 152

     

    Michael Poku-Boansi & D. K. B. Inkoom (2011). Urbanisation and Human Security in the Kumasi Metropolis. In Adarkwa K. K (Ed). The Future of the Tree: Managing the Growth and Development of Kumasi. Kumasi, University Press. pp 234 – 248.

    Poku-Boansi, M., A. Y. Asuah & P. B. Cobbinah (2017). Contextualizing transport infrastructure and services in Ghanaian peri-urbanism. International Planning Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13563475.2017.1396963

     

    Nanor, M. A., M. Poku-Boansi & K. K. Adarkwa (2017). An objective analysis of the relationship between quality of life and socio-economic characteristics in Kumasi, Ghana. GeoJournal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10708-017-9795-6

    Poku-Boansi, M. & P. B. Cobbinah (2017). Land use and urban travel in Kumasi, Ghana. GeoJournal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10708-017-9786-7

    Poku-Boansi, M. & P. B. Cobbinah (2017). Are we planning for resilient cities in Ghana? An analysis of policy and planners' perspectives. Cities. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.09.005

    Nunbogu, Abraham Marshall, Prosper Issahaku Korah, P. B. Cobbinah & M, Poku-Boansi (2017). Doing it ‘ourselves’: Civic initiative and self-governance in spatial planning, Cities. In Press


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