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Ghana is currently at the crossroads of planning and implementing sustainable mass transit solutions to deal with growing congestion, poor air quality, and global warming. As a fast-growing economy in sub-Saharan Africa, Ghana’s transport sector contributes to 47.7% of energy-related emissions. The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions are projected to reach 74 MtCO2e by 2050 in the Business-As-Usual (BAU) scenario compared […]

Published Year: 2022
Number of Pages: 38

Ghana is one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, with the transport sector playing a key strategic role in its growth and development. Despite the steady economic growth over the last two decades, Ghanaian cities, in particular, seem not to have benefited from the full dividends that accrue to the urbanization process. This may be due to challenges associated with the current […]

ISBN: 978-87-93458-09-3
Publisher: University of Ghana
Published Year: 2022
Number of Pages: 90

Transport is a significant emitter of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollutants in most cities in Ghana. Road transport alone contributes 45.4% to total fuel combustion emissions and accounts for 13% of the overall national GHG emissions in 2016, showing a rising trend of 42% in the last ten years. Of the total road transport GHG emissions of 6,051.4 […]

Published Year: 2022
Number of Pages: 104