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Population, développement et environnement dans la métropole d’Accra : une étude en deux phases

Fiche signalétique

Country : Ghana

Language : English, Twi

Team leader : Professor John K. Anarfi, Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, POB LG 74, Legon, Accra, Ghana. Telephone : +233 21 501182, Fax : +233 21 500937,

Team members :

Name First name Parent organisation Description of Responsibilities
ANARFI John K. ISSER University of Ghana Research Team leader and Director of the diverse activities undertaken by the project. Participation in focus group discussions in Nima – Maamobi
BOTCHIE George ISSER University of Ghana Served as day-to-day co-ordinator of the project. In addition to identifying core team of full and part time research assistants, he drew up the interview guides for the focus group discussions in Nima – Maamobi and prepared the draft report in the new data collected from Nima-Maamobi.
AGYEI-MENSAH Samuel Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana Collation of census and survey material. Demographic analysis of Nima-Maamobi data. Liaison with CERSGIS and GIS specialists
COLEMAN Nii Ayite Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana Conduct and coding of survey of health establishments. Assistance with cause of death coding of death certificates
ATUGUBA Raymond Faculty of Law, University of Ghana Facilitating contacts and field work in Nima-Maamobi through the Legal Resources Centre
FOBIL Julius Najah School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana Liaison with youth groups
HILL Allan G. Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies Direction of WHS field work and analysis. Geocoding of EAs. Survey design, data entry and analysis advice
WEEKS John Dept. of Geography, San Diego State University Rectification of EA shape files with other maps and the Quickbird satellite imagery. Image interpretation and classification algorithms
SONGSORE Jacob Graduate Studies, University of Ghana Strategic advice on design and content of perceived environmental risks

Other collaborating institutions :
- Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Public Health Department
- Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
- San Diego State University, California, USA.

Total budget : 58000 €

Project status : completed and approved