Enoch is a Global Development PhD student in the Department of Environment & Geography, and Department of Politics, University of York since 2020. His research is investigating the implications of expanding artisanal and small-scale gold mining on agriculture and rural livelihoods in non-traditional mining areas in Ghana, under the supervision of Prof. Lindsay Stringer and Prof. Henrice Altink. He belongs to the People, Place and Planet research group.
Enoch’s research approach is interdisciplinary, drawing on theories and methods from the natural and social sciences to examine the human-environment relationships. His experience covers a range of sectors having worked both in the UK and in Ghana, including working with non-profits on environmental projects, worked in finance, and as a researcher in academia with previous research engagements in the areas of forest conservation, ecology, and environmental impact assessments. He holds an MSc degree in Sustainable Environmental Management, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK, and a BSc in Natural Resources Management, KNUST, Ghana.
His research interests are centred around the following themes: