Eric Tamatey Lawer M.Phil.

Ph.D. Candidate in the research area ‘Sustainable Development and Environmental Governance’, University of Bremen, Germany.

  • Sustainability Science
  • Environmental Justice
  • Political Ecology
  • Transnational Studies
  • Resources Policy

Lawer, E. T., Herbeck, J., & Flitner, M. (2019). Selective Adoption: How Port Authorities in Europe and West Africa Engage with the Globalizing ‘Green Port’ Idea. Sustainability, 11(18), 5119. DOI:10.3390/su11185119

Lawer, E. T., Lukas, M. C., & Jørgensen, S. H. (2017). The neglected role of local institutions in the ‘resource curse’ debate. Limestone mining in the Krobo region of Ghana. Resources Policy, 54(C), 43-52.

Partelow, S., Lukas, M. C., Rohe, J., Nelson, K., Borges, R., Minarro, S., Lawer, E. T. (2016). Ocean and Society: Integrating Research in the Environmental Social Sciences. In M. Bode, C. Jessen, & V. Golz. (Eds), People and the 7 Seas: Interaction and Inspiration. Conference Proceedings Paper. Youmares7 Conference, University of Hamburg, 11-13 September (pp. 146-156). Hamburg, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Meeresforschung (DGM) e.V.

Lawer, E.T. (2012). Mining, Chieftaincy and Farmers Livelihoods: The Case of Limestone Mining in Manya Krobo, Ghana. Master Thesis, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.

Seit Oktober 2015
Ph.D. Candidate in the research area ‘Sustainable Development and Environmental Governance’. PhD project focuses on environmental and social issues related to growth at ports.

Master of Philosophy (Mphil) in Development Studies specializing in Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim/Norway

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Geography and Political Science, University of Ghana


Social Development Officer, Local Government Service, Ghana

Research Officer, Ghana Living Standards Survey-6, Ghana Statistical Service

Field Officer, Demarcation of Enumeration Areas for 2010 Population and Housing Census, Ghana Statistical Service


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