Dr Albert Arhin
Albert is a human geographer and a development practitioner currently completing PhD studies at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK. His research focuses broadly on natural resource governance and the politics of international development. His PhD research is examining the dynamics of how the policy of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) is being translated to reduce forest loss in Ghana. Albert approaches his research through the lens of political ecology/economy, governmentality and policy process theories. Prior to his PhD studies, Albert worked as the Research and Policy Manager for Oxfam in Ghana. He holds MSc Degree in Environment and Development Sustainability (Distinction) from the University of Leeds, UK and a bachelor degree in Development Planning (First Class Honours) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. He is married, with two children.