John-Baptist Naah Ngmaadaba

Dr. rer. nat.

Faculty of Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems

Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT)

John-Baptist Naah Ngmaadaba

Campus Deutz
Betzdorfer Straße 2
50679 Köln
Mailing address

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-2059

Office hours

Appointments only with prior arrangement per email or telephone.
Campus Deutz, Betzdorfer Str. 2, Altbau, Room KR1.06, Kalk


  • Research Associate


  • Conducting data mining, data anaylsis and project management in the context of Africa.


Naah, J-B. S. N. 2020. Community-Level Analysis of Value Webs of Biomass-Based Resources: A Case Study among Local Actors in Ghana. Sustainability 2020, 12(4), 1644;

Naah, J-B. S. N. 2020. Exploitation of ethnoecologically important wild trees by two ethnic groups in a community-based Hippopotamus Sanctuary in Northwestern Ghana. Journal of Environmental Management 255:109917.

Naah, J-B. S. N. & Braun B. 2019. Local agro-pastoralists’ perspectives on forage species diversity, habitat distributions, abundance trends and ecological drivers for sustainable livestock production in West Africa. Scientific Reports, 9: 1707.

Naah, J-B. S. N. 2018. Investigating criteria for valuation of forage resources by local agro-pastoralists in West Africa: Using quantitative ethnoecological approach. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14: 62.

Naah, J-B. S. N., Guuroh R.T. & Anja L. 2017. Factors influencing local ecological knowledge of forage resources: Ethnobotanical evidence from West Africa's savannas. Journal of Environmental Management, 188. 297-307.

Naah, J-B. S. N. &Hamhaber, J. 2015. Lighting up the villages: livelihood impacts of decentralized stand-alone solar photovoltaic electrification in rural northern Ghana. Journal of Natural Resources and Development, 5, 1–13.

Naah, J-B. S. N. 2015. Evaluating impacts of distributed solar home systems in rural communities: Lessons learnt from Ghana Energy Development and Access Project in the Upper West Region of Ghana. Journal of Energy and Natural Resource Management 2(1):24-29. DOI: 10.26796/jenrm.v2i1.41.