Mumuni Abu

Mumuni Abu is a lecturer at the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), University of Ghana, where he teaches, conducts research and mentors students in both technical and social demography. He holds a PhD, MPhil, M.A. in Population Studies (University of Ghana) and B.A (Hons) in Population and Family Life Studies (University of Cape Coast). His research focuses mainly on migration, population health and environment, as well as provides technical support and services to local and international organizations on mainstreaming population into development planning. He is an expert in demographic and socio-economic research, climate change and urban/rural adaption issues. Dr. Abu has worked on several research projects on climate change with collaborators in Africa, Asia, North America, the United Kingdom and Australia. He has publications in journals such as Population and Environment; Environmental Research Letters, Environment, Development and Sustainability and International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. He is a Co-Researcher on the MISTY project and leading Theme 2 activities in Accra, Ghana, which focuses on life course, identity and collective action in sustainable transformation.