Douglas Siaw Baah

Position: Assistant Research Scientist

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Professional fields of interest: Heavy metals contamination in soil and water, risk assessment, and site remediation

Professional background: MPhil. Environmental Resources Management.

Research Projects:

Selected Publications:

  • Baah, D.S., Acheampong, E.B., and Amankwah, A.A. (2022). Pollution Evaluation and Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Stream Water at East Akim Municipal Assembly, Ghana. Environmental Contaminants Reviews, 5(1): 15-22.
  • Baah, D.S., Gikunoo, E., Foli, G., Arthur, E.K. and Entsie, P., 2021. Health risk assessment of trace metals in
    selected food crops at Abuakwa South Municipal, Ghana. Environmental Monitoring and
    Assessment, 193(9), pp.1-13
  • Amankwah, A.A., Quaye-Ballard, J.A., Koomson, B., Amankwah, R.K., Awotwi, A., Kankam, B.O., Opuni-Frimpong, N.Y., Baah, D.S. and Adu-Bredu, S., 2021. Deforestation in forest-savannah transition zone of Ghana: Boabeng-Fiema monkey sanctuary. Global Ecology and Conservation, 25, p.e01440.
    Baah, D.S., Gidigasu, S.S., Gikunoo, E. and Foli, G., 2020. Geochemical Assessment Of Trace Metals In Soil,
    Stream Water And Selected Food Crops At Kibi Goldfields Environment, Ghana. Earth Sciences Malaysia
    (ESMY), 4(1), pp.71-76.


  • African Forest Forum

  • African Forest Forum (AFF)
  • International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF)


Conference Papers:

About us

Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It started as a research unit within the Forestry Department in 1962. It was fully established as a research institute and named FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FPRI) under the then Ghana Academy of Sciences in 1964 and in 1968 placed under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, P. O. Box UP 63 KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

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