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2019/2020 Field Visit Presentations

10 March 2020

Earlier this afternoon, the students of the Institute made oral presentations on the recent field visit to the Volta Region. The presentations form of the reports (written report, poster and oral) expected from the students following the field activities.

Today’s presentations highlight among other things the observed impacts of human activities on the environment, anthropogenic-induced environmental change and the challenges associated with natural resource management. The students also placed greater emphasis on the successes chalked in dealing with some of the aforementioned issues and provided recommendations on how to capitalise on existing opportunities such as the potentials of circular economy to change the status quo of environmental management in the country.

In all, eight (8) groups presented on various thematic issues including an overview and impressions of the field visit with the view of improving subsequent visits.

MPhil Environmental Science
Impact of anthropogenic activities on Kpando Torkor lakeshore environment
MPhil Environmental Science
Management challenges of the Kalakpa Resource Reserve: The way forward
MPhil Environmental Science
Community conservation and its challenges of Wli Waterfalls and the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary
MPhil Sustainability Science & Environmental Sanitation
Observations of the cement industry: Raw material use, environmental impacts and opportunities for the circular economy
MPhil Sustainability Science & Environmental Sanitation
Solid and liquid waste management in the Ho Municipality: successes, challenges and opportunities 
PhD Environmental Science
Benefits and challenges of the Kalakpa Resource Reserve: Perspectives from the communities
7 PhD Environmental Science Coastal processes at Keta
8 PhD Environmental Science
Overview of the 2019/2020 IESS Field trip: An infographic presentation


Below is a visual summary of the highlights


Special thanks to Milicent Amekugbe (PhD Environmental Science) for inputs!