Joseph Teye Biography

Professor Joseph Kofi Teye is the Director of the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS) of the University of Ghana. He holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Leeds and a Master of Philosophy Degree in Social Change from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His current research interests include migration and development, migration policy development, environmental change and migration, and natural resource governance. He has participated (either as a PI or Co-I) in large research projects funded by international organisations, including, UKRI, DFID, EU, ACP Observatory on Migration, and ILO/OECD. Prof Teye was the lead consultant for the development of Labour Migration Policy for Ghana, National Labour Migration and National Migration Policies for Sierra Leone. Currently, he is facilitating the development of National Migration Policies in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia. He is a member of various migration management technical and advisory groups, including the Advisory Group of the Human Mobility Initiative hosted by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) of UK.