Current Institutional Affiliation
Lecturer, Faculty of Planning and Land Management, University for Development Studies

Abubakari Ahmed is a lecturer at the Univeristy of Wa, in the department of Development Studies. He has an interdisciplinary background in Development Planning and Sustainability Science. He received a BSc in development planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, MSc and PhD in sustainability science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. His previous works have focused on the sustainability assessment (i.e. economic, social and environmental impact assessments) of biofuels and industrial crops in Ghana. Currently, his research critically explores the water-energy-food nexus from a political ecology perspective in terms of embedded socio-ecological inequalities. More specifically, he currently studies land-water conflicts in the semi-arid region of Ghana.

Award Information

African Peacebuilding Network: Individual Research Fellowships 2019
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award):
University for Development Studies
The Political Ecology of Cattle Ranching for Farmer-Herder Water-Land Conflicts in the Semi-Arid Regions of Ghana