Peter Narh

Peter Narh is a development environmentalist, with research interest in understanding linkages between development paradigm, environmental sustainability, and societal transformation with particular regards to Africa. He holds a PhD in Development Studies, and is a Research Fellow at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Ghana. Besides research, Peter Narh co-teaches IAS courses in Advanced Research Methods and Topics in Research Methods at the Graduate level, as well as the University of Ghana Required Course in Appropriate Technologies for Development in Africa at the Undergraduate level, with Dr. Osman Alhassan, a Senior Research Fellow at IAS and currently the Coordinator of Societies and Cultures section of the Institute.

From Achimota School, Peter Narh furthered his formal education at the University of Ghana for a Bachelor degree in Geography with Economics, at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana for an MPhil degree in Development Studies, and at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, University of Bayreuth, Germany for his Doctorate. While studying in Ghana, Peter Narh assisted in environment-based research at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana from 2003 to 2008, and also at the Centre for Land Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana in 2006. For a few months in 2009, he worked as Programme Coordinator at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in Accra.

Peter is married to a pretty Kenyan, Omusula Narh.

Some publications

  • Narh, Peter et al. (2016). Land sector reforms in Ghana, Kenya, and Vietnam: A comparative analysis of their effectiveness. Land 2016 (5)8; doi: 10.3390/land5020008.
  • Narh, Peter (2015). Sand winning in Dormaa as an interlocking of livelihood strategies with environmental governance regimes. Journal of Environment, Development, and Sustainability (no. 10668). doi. 10.1007/s10668015-9657-7.
  • Narh, Peter (2014). Relationship between stewards and stockholders in environmental governance. Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Management 1(3), 2014: 133-139. (ISSN: 2026-6189).
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