UCL Urban Laboratory


Issah Musah Aziba

Research Assitant, Making Africa Urban

Issah recently graduated with an MA degree in Development Studies from the University of Ghana and holds a BA degree in Political Studies, with a minor in Geography and Rural Development, from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST. After which, he served the Department of History and Political Studies, KNUST, as a Research and Teaching Assistant from 2019-2020. Before his MA degree, Issah worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO UN) on a project ‘Antimicrobial and Antibiotic Resistance’ as a Research Officer. He also was employed in the Binduri District Assembly as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, which he led a team of experts to evaluate government infrastructure projects in the district, including rural electrification, road constructions, water and sanitation, health, and school facilities. His research interests cut across major development issues in Sub-Saharan Africa including, local government reforms, inclusive governance, land governance, urban youth employment, and rural-urban migration.

Role in the Making Africa Urban Project

Issah supports the Making Africa Urban project as a Research Assistant, working alongside the project collaborator, Professor George Owusu, on the private circuit in Accra.

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