Dr. Benjamin Apraku Gyampoh


Dept: Fisheries and Watershed Management
Last Floor, AGRA Building

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies to Climate Change Watershed and Water resources management Environmenta...~more

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    1. Cudjoe,G.P., Antwi-Agyei, P., Gyampoh, B.A., (2021). The Effect of Climate Variability on Maize Production in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality, Ghana. Climate, 9, 145. https://doi.org/10.3390/ cli9100145. https://www.mdpi.com/2225-1154/9/10/145  
    2. Apraku A., Morton J. F., and Gyampoh B. A., (2021). Climate change and small-scale agriculture in Africa: Does indigenous knowledge matter? Insights from Kenya and South Africa. Scientific African, Volume 12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2021.e00821
    3. Obirikorang K. A., Sekey W., Gyampoh B A., Ashiagbor G., and Asante W., (2021). Aquaponics for Improved Food Security in Africa: A Review. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 5:705549. DOI: 10.3389/fsufs.2021.705549
    4. Asante W. A., Ahoma G., Gyampoh B. A., Kyereh B., and Asare R., (2021). Upper canopy tree crown architecture and its implications for shade in cocoa agroforestry systems in the Western Region of Ghana. Trees, Forests and People. Volume 5. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tfp.2021.100100
    5. Gyampoh B. A.,Atitsogbui G., and Obirikorang, K. A, (2020). Understanding the neglected shellfish fishery of the Keta Lagoon, Ghana. Journal of Fisheries and Coastal Management 2 (1), 1-11. 
    6. Ogega, M. A., Gyampoh, B. A., and Mistry, M. N., (2020). Intraseasonal Precipitation Variability over West Africa under 1.5 °C and 2.0 °C Global Warming Scenarios: Results from CORDEX RCMs. Climate8, 143. DOI: 3390/cli8120143. https://www.mdpi.com/2225-1154/8/12/143
    7. Ogega, O. M., Gyampoh, B. A., Oludhe, C., Koske, J., and Kung'u, J. B., (2020). Building on foundations for climate services for sustainable development: A case of coastal smallholder farmers in Kilifi County, Kenya. Climate Services 20 (2020) 100200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cliser.2020.100200
    8. Obirikorang K. A., Ansong M., Gyampoh B. A., and Attu, G. A-T, (2020). First report of aquaculture-mediated introduction of the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) into Lake Bosomtwe, Ghana. BioInvasions Records 9(4): 834– 841, https://doi.org/10.3391/bir.2020.9.4.17
    9. Obirikorang, K, A., Adu-Yeboah, E., Gyampoh, B. A., and Amanie-Adjei, S. K., (2020). Effect of road conditions on physiological stress responses and post-transportation growth and survival of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fingerlings. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1080/10454438.2020.1825269
    10. Obirikorang K. A., Ofori, A. G. M. and Gyampoh, B. A., (2020). Dominance hierarchies within different size groupings of Nile tilapia (Oreochromisniloticus) and effects on growth and physiological responses, African Zoology, DOI: 10.1080/15627020.2020.1756909. https://doi.org/10.1080/15627020.2020.1756909
    11. Saalu F, Oriaso S, and Gyampoh B, (2020). "Effects of a changing climate on livelihoods of forest-dependent communities: Evidence from Buyangu community proximal to Kakamega tropical rain forest in Kenya", International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCCSM-01-2018-0002
    12. Maina J, Wandiga S, Gyampoh B, Charles KKG (2020) Assessment of Land Use and Land Cover Change Using GIS and Remote Sensing: A Case Study of Kieni, Central Kenya. Journal of Remote Sensing and GIS. 9:270. DOI: 10.35248/2469-4134.20.9.270
    13. Maina J, Wandiga S, Gyampoh Band Gachene C. K., (2020). Effects of Supplemental Irrigation on Crop Yields: Case Study Kales (Brassica Oleracea) Crop. Journal of Ecological Engineering. Volume 21, Issue 2.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.12911/22998993/116348
      . http://www.jeeng.net/Effects-of-Supplemental-Irrigation-on-Crop-Yields-Case-Study-Kales-Brassica-Oleracea,116348,0,2.html
    14. Maina J, Wandiga S, Gyampoh B,and Gachene, C. K., (2019). Analysis of Average Annual Rainfall and Average Maximum Annual Temperature for a Period of 30 years to Establish Trends in Kieni, Central Kenya. Climatol Weather Forecasting 7, 249
    15. Gyampoh B. A., (2019). Peer Review Report For: Assessing the economic impact of climate change in the small-scale aquaculture industry of Ghana, West Africa [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]. AAS Open Res2019, 1:26 (https://doi.org/10.21956/aasopenres.14095.r27222). https://aasopenresearch.org/articles/1-26/v2#referee-response-27222
    16. Williams T. O., Gyampoh B, Kizito F, and Namara E, (2012). Water implications of large-scale land acquisitions in Ghana. Water Alternatives 5(2): 243-265. 
    17. Idinoba M, Kalame FB, Coulibaly Y, Nkem J, Gyampoh B,and Lartey S, (2011). Forest goods vulnerability to climate change in West Africa: voices from local communities on medicinal plants and prescribed actions for adaptation. In: Geldenhuys C.J, Ham C, & Ham H (eds.), (2011). Sustainable Forest Management in Africa: Some Solutions to Natural Forest Management Problems in Africa. Proceedings of the Sustainable Forest Management in Africa symposium. Stellenbosch, 3 – 7 November 2008. ISBN: 978- 0-7972-1345-6
    18. Idinoba M, Nkem J, Kalame FB, Tachie-Obeng E, and Gyampoh B, (2010). Dealing with reducing trends in forest ecosystem services through a vulnerability assessment and planned adaptation actions. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology Vol. 4(7), pp. 419-429, July 2010 Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/AJEST ISSN 1991-637X ©2010 Academic Journals
    19. Gyampoh BA, Amisah S, Idinoba M, Nkem, J, (2009). Utiliser le savoir traditionnel pour s’ adapter aux changements climatiques dans le Ghana rural. FAO,[En ligne] URL: http://www. fao. org/docrep/011/i0670f/i0670f14.htm
    20. Gyampoh B.A., Amisah S., Idinoba M., and Nkem, J., (2009). Using traditional knowledge to cope with climate change in rural Ghana. Unasylva No. 231/232, Vol 60. FAO. ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0670e/i0670e14.pdf
    21. Amisah S., Gyampoh A. B., Sarfo-Mensah P, and Quagrainie K. K., (2009). Livelihood Trends in Response to Climate Change in Forest Fringe Communities of the Offin Basin in Ghana. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. Vol. 13(2) 5 – 15. JASEM ISSN 1119-8362. bioline.org.br/ja
    22. Gyampoh B. A., Idinoba M, and Amisah, S, (2008). Water Scarcity under a changing climate in Ghana: options for livelihoods adaptation. Development, 51, 415–417. 1011-6370/08 sidint.org/development
    23. Prakash, S, Asiseh, F, Boateng, FS, Gyampoh, B. A., Poels, E, Ros B., and Wieriga, P, (2004). Potential of Ecotourism Development of the Lake Bosumtwi Basin - a case study of Ankaase in the Amansie East District, Ghana. SEFUT Working Paper No: 15 Freibourg, May 2005. Issn 1616 – 8062

    Books and Book Chapters

    1. Hassanien A. E., Darwish , A., Gyampoh B., Abdel-Monaim A . T., Anter A. M., (Eds), (2021). The Global Environmental Effects During and Beyond COVID-19; Intelligent Computing Solutions. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control. Volume 369. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72933-2
    2. Gyampoh B. A., (2018). Promoting Research in Sustainable Energy in Africa — The CIRCLE Model. In: Sustainable Hydropower in West Africa - Planning, Operation, and Challenges. Academic Press. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813016-2.00002-2
    3. Gyampoh B. A., and Asante W. A., (2011). Mapping and Documenting Indigenous Knowledge in Climate Change Adaptation in Ghana. Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). DOI: 13140/RG.2.1.4818.6640
    4. Gyampoh B. A., Amisah S, Idinoba M., and Nkem, J., (2011). The sustainable forest management puzzle: Policies, legislation, deforestation and the climate change issue in Ghana. In: Geldenhuys C.J, Ham C, & Ham H (eds.), 2011. Sustainable Forest Management in Africa: Some Solutions to Natural Forest Management Problems in Africa. Proceedings of the Sustainable Forest Management in Africa symposium. Stellenbosch, 3 – 7 November 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7972-1345-6
    5. Idinoba, M., Nkem, J., Kalame, F. B., and Gyampoh, B., (2008). A framework for vulnerability assessment of non-timber forest goods for planning adaptation to climate change and variability in West Africa. In: International conferences on adaptation of forests and forest management to changing climate with emphasis on forest health: A review of science, policies and practices (pp. 98). IUFR, FAO and SLU.

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