Turok is being appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada (Honourary) in recognition of his “substantial contributions as a scientist to the field of theoretical physics and cosmo
Reports-Published dateFriday, June 14, 2019 - 04:00
Measuring the healthiness of Ghanaian children’s food environments to prevent obesity and non-communicable diseases
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent the leading cause of death globally and were responsible for 70% of the world's 56 million deaths in 2015. In some African countries, NCDs cause more than 50% of all reported adult deaths.
Journal articlesClimate change PERCEPTION INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE EXPERIMENTS
Perception, experience, and indigenous knowledge of climate change and variability : the case of Accra, a Sub-Saharan African city
Several recent international assessments
have concluded that climate change has the potential
to reverse the modest economic gains achieved in
many developing countries over the past decade. ThePublished dateSunday, June 2, 2013 - 04:00
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NewsEnvironment Climate change Gender RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
IDRC congratulates Nana Ama Browne Klutse, Jessica Nosizwe Paula Rose Thorn, and N’Datchoh Evelyne Touré. Each of these outstanding African mathematical scientists will receive up to CA$39,000 to conduct research in an African host institution.Published dateTuesday, 15. May 2018 - 13:30
Researching the obesogenic urban food environment, its drivers and potential policy levers in South Africa and Ghana
The food environment in many developing countries in Africa is deteriorating.
After a devastating flood in Accra, Ghana in 2015, this project will help improve flood risk management and enhance Accra's readiness for future floods.
Papers-Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2008 - 05:00
Journal articlesClimate change RURAL ECONOMY AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY
Snail gathering/rearing is an important source of livelihood for rural dwellers in the humid forest and
derived savanna zones of West and Central Africa. Recently, declining populations of ArchachatinaPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesClimate change ADAPTATION Land tenure MIGRANTS
Farmers’ perceptions of climate change and cariability and existing opportunities for adaptation in Wenchi Area of Ghana
Climate change is increasingly emerging as the most significant environmental threat to sustainability of human livelihoods in Ghana, as in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00