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"Don't wait for accidents to happen"

AFUKAAR, Francis Kwaku

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1957 in Ghana

Qualifications

  • 1981 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1989 Master of Science in Transportation Engineering, International Institute of Infrastructure, Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering (IHE), Delft, The Netherlands
  • 1993 Certificate in Advance Road Traffic Safety: Participated and completed Advanced International Training Programme on Toad Safety in Linkoping, Sweden
  • Professional activities
  • 1981-1982 National Service Personnel at the Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI), Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1986-1987 Assistant Research Officer, Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1986-1988 Research Officer/Assistant Resident Engineer, Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1988-1989 Graduate (MSc) Student, IHE, Delft, Holland
  • 1990-1994 Research Officer/Head, Traffic and Transportation Division, Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana
  • since 1994 Senior Research Officer/Head, Traffic and Transportation Division, Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • AFUKAAR K. Francis 1993, Kumasi City Roads Rehabilitation Project in Perspective. Journal of Building and Road Research Vol. 1, Nr. 1
  • AFUKAAR K. Francis 1995, Report of the Effectiveness of Two Samples of Rear Marker Plates. A report presented to National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), Accra
  • AFUKAAR K. Francis 1995, Examining the Engineering Aspects of Road Systems on the Costs of Freights in Ghana. A paper presented at a Seminar organized by Ghana Shippers’ Council, Northern Sector Import/Export Committee on the topic ROAD HAULAGE – IST COST AND EFFECTS ON IMPORT/EXPORT TRADE IN GHANA held at the City Hotel, Kumasi
  • AFUKAAR K. Francis 1996, A Study of Personal Injury Accident Characteristics: A Way Forward in Road Safety Management in Ghana. A paper presented at a panel discussion on “ROAD TRAFFIC INJURIES – THE DISEASE OF MODERN SOCIETY”, at the United States Information Service, Accra, Ghana
  • AFUKAAR K. Francis 1997, The Toad Traffic Situation in Ghana. Proceedings ICTCT 97 Conference in Sweden

Publications at ICTCT workshops

1997. Lund
The road traffic accident situation in Ghana. AFUKAAR, Francis Kwaku

Address:

Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI)
Ghana
University P.O. Box 40
Kumasi
Phone: +233 51 60064
Fax: +233 51 60080

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