Project Team Accra, Ghana
The team includes Dr. Audrey Gadzekpo, a Senior Lecturer and Ag. Director School of Communication Studies, University of Ghana. She has been a visiting scholar at Northwestern University, and her teaching and research interests focus primarily on various aspects of the media in Africa (development, gender, politics and governance). She also has more than 20 years of practical experience as a journalist, working variously as a reporter, editor, contributor, columnist, talk show host, socio-political commentator, and magazine publisher/editor.
Dr. Joseph Awetori Yaro is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Geography, University of Ghana. His main research interest concerns sustainable development in rural Africa. He teaches courses in Rural Development, Research Methods, Philosophy in Geography, and Resource Analysis. He is currently working on issues of land rights vulnerabilities; food price rises and food insecurity; and climate change adaptations. He is also a visiting scholar at the Department of Human Geography during the annual Summer School program at the University of Oslo, Norway
Mr. Tia Yahaya is an M-Phil student and a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Geography and Resource Development. His research interest is in the area of medical geography and rural development. He has five years of professional teaching experience in geography in the Senior High School.