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Conference Proceedings and Conference Attendance

  • Amrago, D. (2015) Stoves and Fire Places; An Evolution of Traditional Technology in Ghana. In: Proceedings of International conference on relevance of culture in Science and Technology Institutions Centre for Cultural and African Studies. (CeCast) KNUST, Kumasi 18th – 20th March.
  • Commeh, M., (2015), Deconstruction of Man nature dialogue nexus; a critical assessment of stakeholders’ relationship with Mole National Park, Ghana. The Environmental People Nexus in Sustainable Tourism. Finding the balance. Hosted by the University of Pretoria in the Kruger Nation Park, South Africa, June 17-21. www.besteducationnetwork.org/ttxv-call-for-papers.
  • Amrago D. (2014). Rural Enterprises and Energy; Best Practices of Bomass. In: proceedings of Economic Activities in New District Assembles-Ho West District. Bi-Annual District Conference. Dzolokpuita. November 24 – 25.
  • Obeng, G.Y. (2014). Provision of Machines, Training on Operations and Maintenance of Jatropha Processing Eqiupment. Final Conference of Jatropha Project, Tamale, Ghana, 10-11 December.
  • Anna Waldman-Brown, George Yaw Obeng and Yaw Adu-Gyamfi (2013). Innovation and Stagnation among Ghana’s Technical Artisans. International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) 2013 Conference on Management of Technology, Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 14-18, 2013, Brazil.
  • Obeng, G. Y., (2012).  Sustainable Energy Strategies: A Focus on Appropriate Technologies of Impact and Scale. Paper Presented at the Conference on Sustainable Energy Strategies in Low and Middle-Income Economies. Blending technology, finance and policy beyond 2012, November 22 – 23, 2012, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. 

  • Obeng, G.Y. (2012). Energy for All and International Partnership With Reference to Ghana. Paper Presented at Energy Think V International Conference. Sustainable Energy for All After Rio+20, UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, November 21, University Bocconi, Milan, Italy.

  • Commeh, M., (2012). The Effect of Bernoulli Theory and Golden Ration on the efficiency and improvement of cookstoves-Ongoing research findings. College of Engineering Research Retreat 9. August 2012, Busia Beach Hotel, Takoradi. 

  • Commeh, M., (2012) Standard and Labeling.  Energy Efficiency in Ghana. Federal Ministry of Economic and Technology, 28th Nov. 2012. German Industry and     Commerce, (AHK), Building, Munich, Germany.

  • Commeh, M., (2012) Political Frame work for Energy Efficiency in Ghana, Energy. Efficiency in Ghana, Federal Ministry of Economic and Technology, 28th Nov. 2012.     German Industry and Commerce, (AHK), Building,  Munich, Germany 

  • Commeh, M., Nimako I., and Amoatey. N., (2012), Scientific poster presentation Water filter and clean energy Technologies (cook stoves, biomass, Briquette, Gasification), African clean cook energy solution “(ACCES), WORLD BANK  Initiative, 16th Nov. 2012. Launch of World Bank’s King Fhad Hotel, – Dakar.

  • Amrago, D., (2012) Ghana Oil and Gas Summit-Local Content:  The Realities Accra.International Conference Centre 25th -27th March, 2012 Accra, Ghana. 

  • Amrago, D., (2012) Technologies, Materials, Skills and Craftsmanship Required for Household Stoves.  College of Engineering Research Retreat, Busua Beach Resort.  Busua Western Region Ghana. July 23rd – 26th 2012.

  •  Amrago, D., (2012)  Firewood and Charcoal Stoves, Design and User Frendliness. Poster Presentation, World Bank Africa Clean Cook Energy Solutions (ACCES) Launch.  November, 16th 2012.  King Fahd Hotel Dakar-Senegal. 

  • Amrago, D., (2012).  Sterilization of Saw-Dust Compost Bags for Mushrooms. Application of Smokeless Efficient Furnaces.  Forestry Research Institute of Ghana   (FORIG) 21st – 25thOctober, 2012.  Fomesua- Kumasi.  Ghana.

  • Commeh, M., and Awunyor-V., D,. (2012). Infrastructure development and Biodiversity: A case study of the livelihood development around Mole National Park Cross-cutting in Agriculture and Health.  Goettingen International Network on Health. (21st – 28th May 2012) Erata Hotel, Accra.

  • Amrago D. (2011) Made in Ghana Goods and Industrial Technology.  Paper presented at the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Launch of Kumasi Trade Fair. 24th Feb. 2011. Royal Lamerta Hotel, Ahodwo, Kumasi, Ghana. 

  • Amrago, D., (2011). Blacksmithing:  A forgotten Profession?  College of Engineering Research Retreat (CERR 8). UDS International Conference Centre, Tamale N/R, Ghana.

  • Amrago, D. (2011).  Environfit’s Africarm Improved Cooking Stove CDM Programme of Activities. 17th November 2011. Alisa Hotel, Accra. Ghana. 

  • Amrago, D. (2011).   INDUTECH KUMASI 2011-Made in Ghana Industrial Technology Fair, Association of Ghana Industries (AGI). 13th -20th April, 2011.  Prempeh Assembly Hall, Kumasi- Ghana.

  • G.Y Obeng and A. Brew-Hammond (2010) (Eds). Application of Renewable Energy in Fuelling Sustainable Development in Africa. Proceedings of African Alumni Workshop in Accra and Kumasi. 5-9 May 2008. ISBN: 978-9988-1-4170-7. 

  • Oti‐Boateng, P. (2010) Gender, Science, Engineering and Technology for Innovation.Third World Organisation for Women in Sciences (TWOWS) Academy of Science In theThird World (TWAS)/UNESCO Expert meeting on Gender, Science and Technology forInnovation. UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, January 18‐19.

  • Obeng, G. Y., Braimah, I. and Akuffo, F.O. (2010) Sustainable Use of Solar Photovoltaic inRural Ghana: Barriers, Measures to Remove Barriers and Policy Implications. In: G.Y.Obeng and A Brew‐Hammond (Eds.) Application of Renewable Energy in FuellingSustainable Development in Africa. Proceedings of African Alumni Workshop in Accraand Kumasi, May 5‐9 2008, Pp 65‐80 (In Press). 

  • Obeng, G .Y. (2010) Energy Access for the Urban Poor in Ghana. World BankGhana/ESMAP Workshop, Engineering Guest House, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana February 3‐5.

  • Amrago. D (2010). National Forum on Sciences, Technology Innovation Policy. Achievinga middle income status through Science, Technology and Innovation. InternationalConference Centre, Accra, Ghana, March 17.

  • G.Y. Obeng (2010). Energy for AII.  A paper presented at the Tech Energy Seminar Series in Accra. 21 – 23 September 2010, British Council Auditorium. Accra. 

  • G.Y. Obeng and M.K. Adjaloo (2010). Technological Aspects of Jatropha Processing. A Paper Presented in Tamale SARI 7 October 2010.

  • Amrago, D. (2010). Efficient Furnaces for Small-Scale Enterprises.  Paper presented at the 2nd Volta Trade and Investment Fair. 22nd November – 5th December 2010. Ho, Volta Region, Ghana. 

  • Amrago D. (2010). Using Local Materials in Small-Scale Foundry furnaces.  Paper presented at a Seminar for Foundry-Men at Suame Magazine in Kumasi 6th October, 2010, Suame Magazine Kumasi, Ghana.

  •  Amrago, D. (2010). Alternative Clay Products for the Building Industry.  A paper presented for Management and Stakeholders in the Brick Industry. 19th August, 2010, Adidome, Volta Region. Ghana. 

  • Amrago, D. (2010). Furnances for Palm Oil Producing Enterprises.  A paper presented to the District Assembly Sub-Committee on Rural Enterprises. 5th May 2010, Tarkwa Western Region, Ghana.

  • Oti‐Boateng, P. E., Yeboah, F.A. and Dawoe, E. (2009). Harnessing partnerships forstrengthening R&D and Deployment in Africa. In: Proceedings of UNESCO Conference ofDeans and Vice Chancellors of Science Engineering and Technology University) Kampala,Uganda, November, 23‐25.

  • Oti‐Boateng. P E. (2009). Innovative Use of Technology in Meeting the MillenniumDevelopment Goals. In. British Council African Knowledge Transfer Partnership (AKTP) Conference on Innovation through Collaboration: Adding Value to African Economiesthrough Knowledge Transfer, Nairobi, Kenya, February 25‐26. 

  • Oti‐Boateng. P (2009).Engineering Solutions to Major Poverty Eradication Challenges ofthe 21st Century at the Monialogo Engineering Award Symposium. In UNESCO‐DaimlarMondialogo Engineering Award Symposium, Stuttgart, Germany, November 6‐9.

  • Oti‐Boateng, P. (2009) Innovation and Science and technology for Development: Converting Knowledge to Value. UNESCO/OECD/IDRC Forum on Higher EducationResearch and Knowledge Innovation, Paris, January 28‐30. 

  • Obeng, G.Y. (2009) Engineering a Solar Future for Ghana: Keeping Focus on Trends and Prospects. A paper presented at the 48th Week Celebration of the Ghana Engineering Students' Association (GESA), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,Kumasi, Ghana, October 26.

  • Isaac. M.E. and Dawoe, E. (2009). Agrarian communication and resource networks:Consequences for agro forestry. A poster presentation at the World Agro forestryConference (WAC), Nairobi, Kenya, August. 

  • Dawoe, E. (2009). Nutrient Fluxes in incident rainfall, throughfall and stemflow in shadecocoasystems in a humid semi‐deciduous forest in Ghana. A paper presented at the 7thCollege of Engineering Research Retreat (CERR7) held at the Capital View Hotel,Koforidua, July 22‐24.

  • Oti‐Boateng, P. (2009). Technology Park: A Concrete Action. A paper presented at WorldBank/KNUST Round Table on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) DevelopmentDialogue, STEPRI, Accra, Ghana, April 16. 

  • Amrago, D. (2009). Firewood Furnaces in the Oil Palm Industry: An experience fromAsuom in the Eastern Region of Ghana. In: Proceedings of 7th College of EngineeringResearch Retreat, Koforidua, Ghana, July 22‐24.

  • Amrago, D. (2009). Development of Technological Innovations: The Reality in the ITTUConcept Technological and Business Development Service Fair Organised by SuameMagazine Industrial Development Organisation (SMIDO). Prempeh Assembly Hall,Kumasi, Ghana, July 27‐29. 

  • Amrago, D. (2009). Pottery: Production, Design and Decorations (Phase 2). Presented toSmall Scale Pottery Producers at Tanaso, Brong Ahafo Region. Organised by TechnoserveB/A August 14‐15.

  • Amrago, D. (2009). Efficient uses of Firewood for Rural Enterprises: A Cases Study of Gari Roasting Furnaces in the Volta Region, Volta Fair for Trade and Tourism, Ho, Volta Region, Ghana, November, 16‐22.