Jacob Dodoo

Jacob Kwamina Dodoo is an environmental governance specialist who focuses on resource economics and building capacity for conservation and resource management in developing countries. His expertise is in environmental governance, payment for ecosystem services (PES), sustainable development, environmental impact assessment and audit. Jacob holds a PhD in Environmental Governance and Management (University of Nairobi); an MBA in Finance (University of Leicester); an MSc in International Hospitality Management (Leeds Metropolitan University) and a BSc in Tourism (University of Cape Coast). He has 10 years of international work experience in sustainable development research, consulting and teaching, which he acquired in Botswana, Kenya and Ghana. He is currently based at the University of Ghana. In his previous work, Jacob conducted documentation on PES; and analysis on forest/land tenure reforms issues in Kenya. He has published papers and a journal book review on the Livelihood Dynamics in Tropical Drylands: Mixed Farming, Water Management and Market Integration in Kenya. He has consulted for the Ghanaian Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture on a World Bank project, as well as for the Center for International Forestry Research, the World Wildlife Fund and other organisations.