Stephen Kofi Diko

Assistant Professor

120 Browning Hall
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  • PhD in Regional Development Planning, School of Planning, University of Cincinnati
  • Master of Community Planning, School of Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati
  • Bachelor of Science in Development Planning, Department of Planning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana 

Research Interests

My research relates to sustainable urban development and policy. My goal is to contribute positively to the sustainability of communities, particularly in building their capacities to overcome, adapt and be resilient to factors that engender their vulnerabilities and impoverishments. Working themes are: 
  • Urban green space planning
  • Climate change mainstreaming and action planning
  • Urban flooding
  • Urban Informality
  • Plan Quality Assessment
  • Community Economic Development
  • International Development Planning