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Personal profile

Patrick’s background is in human geography with broad experience in urban and regional planning gained through teaching and research conducted at universities in Ghana and Australia. Patrick joined the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana in 2016 and Charles Sturt University in 2011 and worked in the areas of urban planning and management, urban resilience, environmental management, regional planning, natural resource management, climate change and development of research packages to guide urbanisation and sustainable environmental development in Africa focusing on Ghana. He has also contributed to collaborative projects with researchers at University of Michigan, USA, University of Waterloo, Canada, Georgia State University, USA, Griffith University, Australia, and Wuhan University, China. He is a member of the Ghana Institute of Planners, University of Michigan Presidential Scholar, a Visiting Scholar at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) at Stellenbosch University, Cape Town South Africa, Global Young Academy Fellow, Ghana Young Academy Fellow, and an Adjunct Research Fellow of the Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University. Patrick has published widely in his research area. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Urban Affairs.

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Climate change, urban planning and sustainable development in Africa: The difference worth appreciating

Addaney, M. & Cobbinah, P. B., 2019, The geography of climate change adaptation in urban Africa. Cobbinah, P. B. & Addaney, M. (eds.). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Springer, p. 3-26 24 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Climate change adaptation in urban Ghana: The spatial planning dimension

    Cobbinah, P. & Nyabanyi N-yanbini, N., 2019, The geography of climate change adaptation in urban Africa. Cobbinah, P. B. & Addaney, M. (eds.). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Springer, p. 421-450 30 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Complex twist of fate: The geopolitics 1 of flood management regimes in Accra, Ghana

    Amoako, C., Cobbinah, P. B. & Mensah Darkwah, R., Jun 2019, In : Cities. 89, p. 209-217 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Institutional responses to climate change adaptation: Flood management at the metropolitan level in Accra, Ghana

    Korah, P. I. & Cobbinah, P., 2019, The geography of climate change adaptation in urban Africa. Cobbinah, P. B. & Addaney, M. (eds.). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Springer, p. 451-478 28 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • The changing face of Kumasi central, Ghana

    Cobbinah, P. B., Amoako, C. & Osei Asibey, M., May 2019, In : Geoforum. 101, p. 49-61 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

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    UM’s Graham Sustainability Institute Offers New Research Grants

    Patrick Cobbinah

    10/01/19

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    U-M’s Graham Sustainability Institute announces new research grants

    Patrick Cobbinah

    08/01/19

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    U-M's Graham Sustainability Institute announces new research grants

    Patrick Cobbinah

    08/01/19

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