Presenter: Dr George Lutterodt
This work is one of UPGro’s consortium projects with research funding from UKAid. The work explores the use of transition management (Social Science and Sustainability tool) in the management of groundwater in poor urban areas and slums in SSA. The work was conducted in 3 African countries. In Ghana, the test site was in Dodowa and involved a system analyses that employed science and engineering tools to characterize the baseline conditions with regards to Groundwater Hydrology and hydrogeology, water quality and social science tools to characterize groundwater governance, importance of groundwater and water resources economics. The work also involves the use of selected natural leaders to drive transition from prevailing mindsets, social structures, and behaviors to a more sustainable future.
In attendance was the Dean, School of Sustainable Development, Prof Anthony Amoah, Dr Michael Appiah Karikari, chairman of SSD seminar committee and other members of faculty and students.