James Kweku Eshun

James Kweku Eshun is a lecturer at the Department of Geography and Regional Planning, University of Cape Coast. His research interests revolve around the use of geospatial technologies such as GIS and Remote Sensing applications in land use/land cover mapping, and GPS mapping. He has worked on a number of projects applying GIS/Remote Sensing to provide geo-information and cartographic services to organisations including Coastal Resource Centre (CRC-Ghana) and German Development Cooperation (GTZ) / Market Oriented Agricultural programme (MOAP). He is a PhD scholar and holds a MPhil in Geography from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, Msc. in Urban Planning and Management from the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, Netherlands, BA (Hons) in Geography and Diploma in Education from University of Cape Coast, Ghana. In addition he holds  Post Graduate Certificates in (GIS  for Environmental Planning, Monitoring and Management), University of Botswana, Botswana;  (Remote Sensing Education for Educators), Stockholm University, Sweden; (Targeting Urban Poverty Alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa), Ardy University, Tanzania; (Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance for the Global Earth Observation Systems of Systems), Makerere University, Uganda; (Participatory Approaches to Slum Upgrading and Management), Tom Oboya College, Kenya; (Biodiversity, Climate Change and Conservation), (Polytechnic of Namibia), Namibia. He is currently the National Coordinator, My Community, Our Earth Global Connections and Exchange Program in Ghana and a project coordinator for Coastal Resource Center (CRC-Ghana)-Department of Geography and Regional Planning (DGRP) Collaboration on mapping landuse in Shama District of Ghana.