Dr. Owusu Amponsah

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Planning
New Block, Office 312
Faculty of Built Environment

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Research Areas/Interests

His research and professional experiences have been in the areas of policy analyses, sustainable city development, and informal urbanism....~more


Owusu Amponsah holds a PhD degree in Planning, a Postgraduate Diploma in Land Management and Informal Settlements Regularisation, a Master of Science Degree in Development Policy and Planning and Bachelor of Science degree in Planning. His research and professional experiences have been in the areas of sustainable city development (emphasis on green infrastructure), smart housing and informal urbanism. He is particularly interested in the policy issues that shape these research interests.

He has authored over 40 research articles, which are published in international scientific journals (see:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Owusu_Amponsah?ev=hdr_xprf).  His research works are impacting the world of scholarship, typified in his citation counts of 305 on ResearchGate and 440 on Google Scholar. Owusu Amponsah has a Research Interest score of 359.70 on ResearchGate, an h-index of 12 and an i-index score of 18 on Google Scholar. He has reviewed articles for highly-rated international scientific journals such as Sustainable Cities and Society; Land Use Policy; Cities; Resources, Conservation and Recycling; Urban Forestry and Greening; and Waste Management, all of Elsevier.

Owusu Amponsah has consulted for a number of organisations including but not limited to Newmont Ghana Gold Limited, Solidaridad West Africa, Canadian Development Foundation, Canadian Cooperative Association, the United Nations Development Program (Ghana and Senegal country offices), the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) and the Millennium Villages Project.

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