Olivier J. Walther, Ph.D.
Department of Geography
University of Florida
425 Grinter Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel.: +1 (352) 273-4739
My research focuses on trade and political violence in West Africa using social network analysis.
Recent publications on trade, conflict, borders, social networks in West Africa.
Ghana has experienced significant deforestation over the last decades. Much of the tropical forest has been lost as a result of agricultural expansion, mining, logging, and rapid urbanization. Our new project funded by NASA and USAID aims at examining these changes in Eastern and Central Ghana. More specifically, our goal is to model the linkages…