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Guuroh, Reginald Tang

PhD and Scholarship Student

Research interests:
  • Forests and livelihoods
  • Agroforestry in the tropics
  • Climate change and Biodiversity
  • Food security and rural development
Study Areas:
  • Ghana
  • Burkina Faso
Background:
  • Since April 2012 – PhD student in Vegetation Geography (University of Bonn).
  • November 2011 to April 2012 – Research Assistant in the United Nations University, Institute of Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in Bonn.
  • October 2010 to September 2012 - MSc in Tropical Forest Management at Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • August 2009 to September 2010 – MSc in Environmental Forestry, University of Bangor, UK.
  • August 2008 to July 2009 – Projects Coordinator, Friends of Rural Development in Ghana (FORDG).
  • August 2007 to July 2008 – National Service, Forestry Commission of Ghana.
  • August 2003 to June 2007 – BSc in Natural Resources Management (Major in Silviculture and Forest Management).
Current projects: WASCAL
Recent publications:
  • Guuroh, R.T., Uibrig, H. and Acheampong, E.  (2012). Homegardens as a Source of Income for Rural Households—A Case Study of Bieha District, Southern Burkina Faso. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B, Volume 2, Number 7, July 2012 (Serial Number 15).
  • Guuroh, R.T. Uibrig, H. and Acheampong E. (2012). Community Adaptation Strategies for Increasing Resilience of Homegardens – Case Study from Southern Burkina Faso. In: Conference Proceedings of Tropentag 2012, 19 - 21 Sept. 2012, Göttingen, Germany.
  • Guuroh, R.T. Uibrig, H. and Acheampong E. (2011).Improving benefits from marginal lands-contribution of home gardens to household income generation in Burkina Faso. In: Conference Proceedings of Tropentag 2011, 5 - 7 Oct. 2011, Bonn, Germany.
  • Guuroh, R.T. (2011). Why our cities need trees. The Ghana Engineer, Vol. 7 Number 2, September 2011-March 2012 issue
  • Kazungu, M. and Guuroh, R.T. 2014. Assessing the Potential of non-Farm and off-Farm Enterprises in Spurring Rural Development in Uganda. International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research.
  • Guuroh, R.T., Schmidtlein, S., and Linstädter, A. 2013. Ecological Characterization of Grazing Lands from Vegetation Science Perspective. 7th Annual Meeting of the Specialist Group on Macroecology, Mar. 13th - 15th 2013, Göttingen. 
  • Guuroh, R.T. 2012. Contribution of Homegardens to Household Income Generation in Burkina Faso (Case Study of Bieha District). Tropentag, Sept 19th - 21th 2012, Göttingen - Kassel/Witzenhausen, Germany.
 

 

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