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Prof. Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe


Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe is a Professor of Population Studies at the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), University of Ghana, Legon.
He obtained a B.A (Hons) degree in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana (1992), Master of Philosophy degree in Human Geography from the University of Oslo, Norway (1998), and a PhD degree in Geography and Soil Science from the University of Bonn, Germany (2004).


Codjoe’s research areas include population-environment nexus, migration, fertility, and climate change/variability and its impact on livelihoods, and he has published extensively on these issues. He has been involved in numerous projects, and is currently the Principal Investigator of the Deltaic Environments, vulnerability and Climate Change: The role of Migration as an Adaptation and its policy implications (DECCMA) Ghana project. He is also the President of the Union for African Population Studies.

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