Emmanuel Danquah


Senior Lecturer

Phone: Cellular +233 244742385; +233 501347240Dr Emmanuel Danquah
Email:emmanueldanquah@yahoo.com;
emmanueldanquah@gmail.com;
edanquah.irnr@knust.edu.gh;danquah@umich.edu;
Department: Wildlife and Range Management
Office: Room 119
Office Hours: By Appointment
Address: Department of Wildlife and Range Management,
Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources,
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,
Kumasi,
Ghana

Brief Info

Dr. Emmanuel Danquah is the Head of the Department of Wildlife and Range Management and a Senior Lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana. He is the West African Regional Director of Optimal Development Consult, Member of the Board of Directors of Save the Frogs, Ghana and also a Technical Advisor to A Rocha, Ghana, which is part of a national network of 19 committed environmental NGOs that constitute A Rocha International. Having worked for several years in the NGO sector, Emmanuel’s academic background is interdisciplinary and has over 20 papers and technical reports to his credit.

Emmanuel is a Fellow of the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars in Ann Arbor, Michigan and a Collaborator of the Ecosystems Lab at the Environmental Change Institute in Oxford University, UK. He is a member of the American Society of Mammalogists. He is also a member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), IUCN SSC African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG), IUCN World Commission on Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) and Society for Conservation Biology (SCB). In Ghana, Emmanuel is a member of UNESCO’s MAB National Committee of Ghana (AfriMAB), Ghana Science Association (GSA), Ghana Institute of Professional Foresters (GIPF) and Ghana Association for the Conservation of Nature (GACON).

Major Responsibilities

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses:

Wildlife Ecology, Principles of Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife and Range Surveys, Introduction to Wildlife and Range Management, Wildlife Management, Ecotourism, West African Fish and Game Animals, Applied Systematics

Graduate Courses:

Research Methods, Project Supervision

Research Interests

Climate change, REDD and REDD+ assessments, HCV assessments, green economies in biosphere reserves, endangered species management; human – wildlife - natural resources conflict resolution, protected areas governance; indigenous people and conservation; traditional knowledge in natural resource management; and environmental impact assessments of natural resource-based projects.

Current Research

HCV assessments, green economies in biosphere reserves, endangered species management; human – wildlife - natural resources conflict resolution, indigenous people and conservation; and environmental impact assessments of natural resource-based projects.

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Conference Presentations and Workshop

Other publications

Appointments/Employment Records & Positions Held

Honours and Awards

Any others Responsibilities

Serving on Committees

Journal review

Collaborations

Current Consultancy




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