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Abigail Amissah-Arthur, PhD

Assistant Dean


Ph D Climatology, Natural Resources Management, and Geographic Information System (GIS) University of Ibadan Nigeria 1997
MS Climatology, Natural Resources Management University of Ibadan Nigeria 1991
BS Climatology, Natural Resources Management University of Ibadan Nigeria 1989

Selected Publications

Amissah-Arthur, A. (2009, March). Workable Strategies for Drought Management: Using the US Roadmap as a Way forward for Africa.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2008, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Geographic Analysis of Foreclosure Trends and Patterns in a Small Town America.
Amissah-Arthur, A., & Jagtap, S. (2007, June). Soybeans in sub-Saharan Africa: modelling possibilities and potential. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, 9(1), 44.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2007, March). The role of Soybean Technology in Improving Farming Community Livelihoods.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2007, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Intensification of croplands and the extent of land degradation.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2006, June). Legume Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Soybeans, Why, Where and the Environment.
Konadu-Agyemang (2006). Ensuring Food Security in sub-Saharan Africa in the 21st Century: A potential role for climate forecasts. Konadu-Agyemang, K., & Panford, K. (Eds.). Africa’s Development in the 21st Century: Pertinent Issues, Opportunities and Challenges, 127-137. Aldershot: Ashgate International.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2006, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Farmer Decision Making in the Savannas of Nigeria: Is Double Cropping Soybean Really Profitable?.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2005, September). Deriving Useful Agricultural Information from Existing Natural Resources Data.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2005, March). Climate Variability and Change: Impacts on food production in sub-Saharan Africa.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2005, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Value of Climate Forecasts for Adjusting Farming Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa. GeoJournal, 62(1-2), 181-189.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2004, December). ENSO and Agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.
Amissah-Arthur, A., Jagtap, S., & Gadsby, A. (2004, November). ENSO Influences on Agriculture in Pennsylvania.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2004, June). Recognizing recommendation domains for targeting actionable climate forecasts to rural stakeholders in Kenya.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (2004, March). Crop-livestock systems: A sustainable resource management option in sub-Saharan Africa.


Amissah-Arthur, A. (March 2007). Darfur: the Geography of a Conflict. The Slippery Rock University chapter of Amnesty International week on “Genocide: The Crisis in Darfur”, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.
Amissah-Arthur, A. (February 2007). Genocide in Darfur. Faculty panel organized by the Slippery Rock University chapter of Amnesty International, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.