Dr. Antoinette Tsiboe-Darko

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Dr. Antoinette Tsiboe-Darko obtained her first degree in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana. She obtained her Master’s degree in Social Change from the Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. Through the Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research’s establishment of the Ghanaian German Centre for Development Studies in the University of Ghana, she obtained a PhD in Development Studies.
Her principal research interest has been the development of communities endowed with natural resources in Ghana. She has undertaken projects in some mining communities in Ghana and recently in communities in oil affected districts in Ghana. Antoinette is currently part of the Forgiveness in Africa Research project through which she intends to conduct research on the concept of forgiveness as a tool for restoring peace in mining communities in Ghana. She is also passionate about a number of social development issues which influences community development and has in this area begun research in volunteerism in Ghana.
She teaches Social Mobilisation and Volunteerism, and Decentralisation and Social Policy at the Centre. She looks to a future of effective implementation of research based plans and programs which contribute to the development of resource endowed communities.
Special Publications

  1. Alidu S. Dankyi E. Tsiboe-Darko A. (2016). Ageing policies in Ghana: a review of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty and the National Health Insurance Scheme. Ghana Studies