Staff Profiles

Dr. Reginald Tang Guuroh

Position: Research Scientist
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Professional field of Interest

Forests and livelihoods, Agroforestry in the tropics, Climate change/land use effects on ecosystem functions and services, Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, Food security and rural development

 Professional Background

2012 – 2016: PhD in Plant Ecology (University of Bonn, Germany)
2010 – 2011: MSc in Tropical Forestry and Management (Technical University of Dresden, Germany)
2009 – 2010: MSc in Environmental Forestry (University of Bangor, UK)
2003 – 2007: BSc in Natural Resources Management (KNUST)

Research Projects

FC industry plantation project
West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL project)

Selected Publications

Kalanzi, F., Nansereko, S., Okullo, P., Gwali, S., Kiyingi, I., Guuroh, R.T. 2015. Growth performance of 5-year old Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis (Barr. and Golf.) in selected districts of Uganda. Uganda Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2014, 15 (2): 127 – 135

Kazungu, M. and Guuroh, R.T. 2014. Assessing the potential of non-farm and off-farm enterprises in spurring rural development in Uganda. International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research, Vol. 2 (5): 198-202.

Guuroh, R.T., Ubrig, H. and Acheampong, E. 2014. How does homegarden size affect input and output per unit area? – A case study of the Bieha district, southern Burkina Faso. International Journal of AgriScience Vol. 4(3):196-208.

Guuroh, R.T., Ubrig, H. and Acheampong, E. 2012. Homegardens as a source of income for rural households - A case study of Bieha district, southern Burkina Faso. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B, 798 - 813.

 Awards/Fellowships

  • Scholarship from the West African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adapted Land use (WASCAL) project
  • International Association of Vegetation Science Travel AwardCatholic Academic Exchange Service Scholarship Award
  • Hans J. Ruthenberg award for young scientist in food security research
  • EU – Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Award

Affiliations

  • Botanical Institute, Workgroup Linstädter
  • Member of International Association of Vegetation Scientist (IAVS)