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Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies
Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies

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An Environmental Scientist with many years of experience as a limnologist and aquatic resource management advisor, with special interests in the biodiversity and functioning of coastal, wetland and freshwater systems. As an academician and a consultant, has in-depth and extensive knowledge of ecosystem functioning and conservation in the various ecosystems; has worked on, such as the Volta River Basin, aquaculture, coastal wetlands and large rivers and estuaries.

Since 2009 has led the development of the the Ghana National Climate Change Policy Framework and the 2013 National Climate Change Policy.

Has played an active role in biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management initiatives, particularly in water, coastal wetland and catchment basin conservation issues. He has considerable experience working with international bodies such as the GEF, UNEP, FAO, UNDP, DFID (former ODA), IDRC, DGIS, as well as national and international NGOs.

Has been involved in project design and review of activities for several international organizations. Projects that he has been party in design, have raised more than US$ 25 million in successful grant funding for environment. Has comprehensive knowledge of project design and has taught these subjects .

Noted for innovative approaches and solutions as well as the ability to rapidly synthesize disparate data and information sets into coherent documents. In recognition of his vision and drive, he has been invited to serve on several Institutional, project review and think tank bodies in the role of an Invited Expert. These include the UNEP Foresight Expert Group, Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA), the Scientific and Technical Review Panel of the Ramsar Convention, Norwegian Progamme for Development, Research and Education (NUFU), Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC), as well as various National Ministries and Commissions.