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Professor Gina Porter - all publications

Authored book

  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, A. & Mashiri, M. (2017). Young People’s Daily Mobilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Moving Young Lives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Alikhan, F., Kyei, P., Mawdsley, E., Porter, G., Saraswati Raju, S., Townsend, J. & Varma, R. (2007). NGOs and the State in the Twenty-First Century: Ghana and India. Oxford: INTRAC.
  • Mawdsley, E., Townsend, J., Porter, G. & Oakley, P. (2002). Knowledge, power and development agendas: NGOs North and South. Oxford: INTRAC.

Chapter in book

  • Porter, G. (2014). Exploring collaborative research methodologies in the pursuit of sustainable futures. In Sustainable development: an appraisal from the Gulf Region. Sillitoe, P. Oxford: Berghahn. 19: 419-435.
  • Porter, G., Heslop, A., Bifandimu, F., Sibale, E., Tewodros, A. & Gorman, M. (2014). Exploring intergenerationality and ageing in rural Kibaha, Tanzania: methodological innovation through co-investigation with older people. In Intergenerational space. Vanderbeck, R. & Worth, N. London: Routledge. 259-272.
  • Porter, G. (2013). Urban transport in Cape Coast, Ghana: A social sustainability analysis. Case study prepared for UNHabitat Sustainable Urban Transport: Global Report on Human Settlements 2013. In Global report on Human Settlements: Sustainable Urban Transport:. UNHabitat
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A. Robson, E. Munthali, A., Mashiri, M., Tanle, A., Maponya, A. & Dube, S. (2012). Perspectives on Young People’s Daily Mobility, Transport and Service Access in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Mobilities: new perspectives on transport and society. Grieco, M. & Urry, J. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. 65-90.
  • Hampshire, K., Porter, G. , Kilpatrick, K. Kyei, P., Adjaloo, M. & Oppong, G. (2011). Bridging the Child Right gap in a refugee context: survival strategies and impact on inter-generational relations. In Children’s rights in Ghana: reality or rhetoric?. Ame, R., Agbenyiga, D. & Apt, N. Lexington. 59-73.
  • Porter, G., Abane, A., Blaufuss, K. & Owusu Acheampong, F.O. (2011). Children’s rights, mobility and transport in Ghana: access to education and health services. In Children’s rights in Ghana: reality or rhetoric?. Ame, Robert Kwame, Agbényiga, DeBrenna LaFa & Apt, Nana Araba Lanham: Lexington Books. 113-128.
  • Hampshire, K., Porter, G., Kilpatrick, K., Kyei, P., Adjaloo, M. & Oppong, G. (2011). The search for belonging: youth identities and transitions to adulthood in an African refugee context. In Geographies of Children, Youth and Families. Holt, L. Routledge. 83-94.
  • Lyon, F. & Porter, G. (2010). Evolving institutions of trust: personalized and institutional bases of trust in Nigerian and Ghanaian food trading. In Organizational trust: a cultural perspective. Saunders, M.N.K., Skinner, D., Dietz, G., Gillespie, N. & Lewicki, R.J. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 255-278.
  • Porter, G., Blaufuss, K. & Owusu Acheampong, F. (2010). Filling the family's transport gap in sub-Saharan Africa: young people and load carrying in Ghana. In Geographies of children, youth and families: an international perspective. Holt, L. London: Routledge. 189-202.
  • Porter, G. (2009). Children, (im)mobility and transport in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for meeting the MDGs. In Africa, transport and the Millennium Development Goals: Achieving an Internationally Set Agenda. Grieco, M., Ndulo, M., Bryceson, D., Porter, G. & McCray, T. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars. 177-195.
  • Porter, G., Lyon, F. & Potts, D. (2009). Urban food supply in sub-Saharan Africa in the twenty-first century: the role of trading and market institutions. In Macromarketing – a global focus: Marketing systems, societal development, equity & poverty. Shapiro, S.J., Tadajewski, M. & Schultz, C.J. Sage. 220-243.
  • Townsend, J., Mawdsley, E. & Porter, G. (2008). Development hegemonies and local outcomes: Women and NGOs in low income countries. In Globalization: Theory and Practice. Kofman, E. & Youngs, G. London: Continuum. 87-97.
  • Porter, G. & Lyon, F. (2006). Social capital as culture? Promoting cooperative action in Ghana. In Culture and development in a globalizing world: geographies, actors, and paradigms. Radcliffe, S.A. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 150-169.
  • Lyon, F. & Porter, G. (2005). The social relations of economic life and networks of civic engagement: social capital and targeted development in West Africa. In West African worlds: local and regional paths through development, modernity and globalisation. Cline-Cole, R. & Robson, E. London: Pearson Education.
  • Townsend, J., Mawdsley, E. & Porter, G. (2003). Development hegemonies and local outcomes: women and NGOs in low-income countries. In Globalization: theory and practice. Koffman, E. & Youngs, G. London: Continuum.
  • Townsend, J., Mawdsley, E. & Porter, G. (2002). Challenges for NGOs. In The Arnold Companion to Development Studies. Desai, V. & Potter, R. London: Arnold.
  • Porter, G. (1999). Methodes de terrain pour l'etude du role des marches ruraux periodiques dans les pays en developpement. In Prix, produits et paysans: methode pour analyser la commercialisationa agricole dans les pays en developpement. Scott, G. & Griffon, D. Karthala.
  • Porter, G., Young, E., Dzietror, A. & Awumbila, M. (1999). Participatory and interdisciplinary research in practice: a case study from coastal Ghana. In Natural Resource Management in Ghana and its socio-economic context. Blench, R Overseas Development Institute. 178-190.
  • Porter, G. (1995). Adapting to environment and market: trade and marketing in northern Nigeria. In People and environment in Africa. Binns, J.A. Wiley.
  • Porter, G. (1995). Field method for exploring the role of the indigenous rural periodic market in developing countries. In Prices, products and people: analysing agricultural markets in developing countries. Scott, G. Lynne Rienner.
  • Porter, G. (1990). Retailing in northern Nigeria: patterns of continuity and change. In Retailing environments in developing countries. Findlay, A.M., Paddison, R. & Dawson, J.A. Routledge. 66-86.
  • Porter, G. (1990). Trade and inequality in Borno, north-east Nigeria. In Inequality and development: case studies from the Third World. Swindell, K., Mortimore, M. & Baba,J. MacMillan. 331-355.

Edited book

  • Porter, Gina, Townsend, Janet & Hampshire, Kate (2014). Children and young people as knowledge producers. London: Routledge.
  • Grieco, M., Ndulo, M., Bryceson, D., Porter, G. & McCray, T. (2009). Africa, transport and the Millennium Development Goals: achieving an internationally set agenda. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Fernando, P. & Porter, G. (2002). Balancing the load: women, gender and transport. London: Zed Books.

Conference Proceeding

  • Porter, G. & Blaufuss, K. (2002). Children, transport and traffic in Ghana. International Workshop on children and traffic, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Porter, G. (1998). Linking the global and the local: marketing and production issues in the Brazilian sugar industry. Proceedings of the 6th International conference on marketing and development, Black sea university, Mangalia, Romania, International society for marketing and development.
  • Clark, S., Foster-Smith, R. & Porter,G. (1997). A systems approach to the development of a management information system for the coastal ecosystem of Ghana. International seminar on the coastal zone of West Africa, Accra, Ghana, Penshaw Press, Sunderrland, Mass.
  • Armah, A.K., Clark, S. & Porter, G. (1997). Coping responses and strategies in the coastal zone of south-east Ghana: a case study in the Anloga area. International seminar on the coastal zone of West Africa, Accra, Ghana, Penshaw Press, Sunderrland.
  • Porter, G. (1996). Marketing, geography and qualitative research in developing areas. Marketing issues in a new era, University of Indiana, American Marketing Association.
  • Nevett, T. & Porter, G. (1996). Perspectives on geography and advertising. American Marketing Association winter conference: marketing issues in a new era, Hilton Head, South Carolina.
  • Porter, G. (1995). Marketing Transkei's agricultural produce: challenges of integration in the new South Africa. 5th International conference on marketing and development, Beijing.
  • Porter, G. (1994). Women in the market place: case studies from northern Nigeria. International conference on women and public space, Athens National Technical University, Greece.
  • Porter, G. (1993). Changing accessibility and reorganisation of rural markets in Nigeria. 4th International conference on marketing and development, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Edited Journal

  • Hampshire, K., Porter, G. & Abane, A. (2011). Children’s mobility in Ghana. Society, Biology and Human Affairs, 76 (1).

Journal Article

  • Ergler, C., Kearns, R., Witten, K. & Porter, G. (2016). Digital methodologies and practices in children's geographies. Children's Geographies 14(2): 129-140.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Milner, J., Munthali, A., Robson, E., De Lannoy, A., Bango, A., Gunguluza, N., Mashiri, M., Tanle, A. & Abane, A. (2016). Mobile phones and education in sub-Saharan Africa: from youth practice to public policy. Journal of International Development 28(1): 22-39.
  • Lucas, K. & Porter, G. (2016). Mobilities and livelihoods in urban development contexts: Introduction. Journal of Transport Geography 55: 129-131.
  • Porter, G. (2016). Mobilities in rural Africa: new connections, new challenges. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 106(2): 434-441.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, E., Bango, A., de Lannoy, A., Gunguluza, N., Tanle, A., Owusu, S. & Milner, J. (2015). Intergenerational relations and the power of the cell phone: perspectives on young people’s phone usage in Sub-Saharan Africa. Geoforum 64: 37-46.
  • Porter, Gina (2015). Mobile phones, mobility practices, and transport organization in sub-Saharan Africa. Mobility in History 6(1): 81-88.
  • Porter, G (2015). Reflections on co-investigation through peer research with young people and older people in sub-Saharan Africa. Qualitative Research
  • Porter, Gina (2014). Transport services and their impact on poverty and growth in rural sub-Saharan Africa: a review of recent research and future research needs. Transport Reviews: A Transnational Transdisciplinary Journal 34(1): 25-45.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Dunn, C., Hall, R. Levesley, M., Burton, K., Robson,S., Abane, A., Blell, M. & Panther, J. (2013). Health impacts of pedestrian headloading: a review of the evidence with particular reference to women and children in sub-Saharan Africa. Social Science & Medicine 88: 90-97.
  • Porter, G. (2013). Rural access, health and disability in sub-Saharan Africa; lessons for transport policy and practice from recent transport services research. World Transport Policy and Practice 19(2): 3-6.
  • Porter, G., Tewodros, A., Bifandimu, F., Gorman, M., Heslop, A., Sibale, E., Awadh, A. & Kiswaga, L. (2013). Transport and mobility constraints in an aging population: health and livelihood implications in rural Tanzania. Journal of Transport Geography 30: 161-169.
  • Porter, G. , Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, E., Mashiri, M., Tanle, A., Maponya, G. & Dube, S. (2012). Child porterage and Africa’s transport gap: evidence from Ghana, Malawi and South Africa. World development 40(10): 2136-2154.
  • Porter, G., Townsend, J. & Hampshire, K. (2012). Children and young people as producers of knowledge. Children’s Geographies 10(2): 131-134.
  • Porter, G., Blaufuss, K. & Owusu Acheampong, F. (2012). Gendered patterns of IMT adoption and use: Learning from action research. Research in Transportation Economics 34(1): 11-15.
  • Porter, G. (2012). Mobile phones, livelihoods and the poor in Sub-Saharan Africa: review and prospect. Geography Compass 6(5): 241.
  • Porter, G. (2012). Reflections on a century of road transport developments in West Africa and their (gendered) impacts on the rural poor. EchoGéo 20(April-June 2012): 1-14.
  • Hampshire, K., Porter, G., Owusu, S. Mariwah, S., Abane, A., Robson, E., Munthali, A., Mashiri, M., Maponya, G. & Bourdillon, M. (2012). Taking the long view: temporal considerations in the ethics of children’s research activity and knowledge production. Children's Geographies 10(2): 219.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, E., Mashiri, M. & Tanle, A. (2012). Youth, mobility and mobile phones in Africa: findings from a three-country study. Information Technology for Development 18(2): 145-162.
  • Porter, Gina (2011). 'I think a woman who travels a lot is befriending other men and that's why she travels': mobility constraints and their implications for rural women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa. Gender, place and culture 18(1): 65-81.
  • Porter, G, Hampshire, K & Abane, A (2011). Children's mobility in Ghana: an overview of methods and findings from the Ghana research study. Society, Biology and Human Affairs 76(1): 1-14.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K. & Abane, A. (2011). Children’s mobility in Ghana: an overview of methods and findings from the Ghana Research study. Society, Biology and Human Affairs
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Tanle, A., Esia-Donkoh, K., Amoako S., Agblorti, R. & Owusu, S. (2011). Mobility, education and livelihood trajectories for young people in rural Ghana: a gender perspective. Children's Geographies 9(3-4): 395-410.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Munthali, A. & Robson, E. (2011). Mobility, surveillance and control of children and young people in the everyday: perspectives from sub-Saharan Africa. Surveillance and Society 9(1/2): 114-131.
  • Hampshire, K., Porter, G., Owusu, S.A., Tanle, A. & Abane, A. (2011). Out of the reach of children? Young people’s health-seeking practices and agency in Africa’s newly-emerging therapeutic landscapes. Social Science & Medicine 73(5): 702-710.
  • Hampshire, K., Porter, G., Mashiri, M., Dube, S. & Maponya, G. (2011). Proposing love on the way to school: daily mobility, sexuality and youth transitions in South Africa. Culture, Health and Sexuality 13(2): 217-231.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Tanle, A. Munthali, A., Robson, E. Mashiri, M., Maponya, G. & Dube, S. (2011). Young people’s transport and mobility in sub-Saharan Africa: the gendered journey to school. Documents d’Analisi Geografica 57(1): 61-79.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Mashiri, M., Dube, S. & Maponya, G. (2010). ‘Youthscapes’ and escapes in rural Africa: education, mobility and livelihood trajectories for young people in Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of International Development 22(8): 1090-1101.
  • Porter, G. (2010). A moving issue: children and young people's transport and mobility constraints in Africa. International Forum for rural transport and development: Forum News 15(1): 1, 1-3, 4.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Bourdillon, M., Robson, E., Munthali, A., Abane, A. & Mashiri, M. (2010). Children as Research Collaborators: Issues and Reflections from a Mobility Study in Sub-Saharan Africa. American Journal of Community Psychology 46(1-2): 215-227.
  • Porter, G., Lyon, F., Adamu, F. & Obafemi, L. (2010). Conflict and cooperation in market spaces: learning from the operation of local networks of civic engagement in African market trade. Human Organization 69(1): 31-42.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Robson, E., Munthali, A., Mashiri, M. & Tanle, A. (2010). Moving young lives: Mobility, immobility and inter-generational tensions in urban Africa. Geoforum 41(5): 796-804.
  • Porter, G (2010). Older women and transport issues in sub-Saharan Africa. International Forum for rural transport and development: Forum News 15(3): 1-3, 5.
  • Porter, G. (2010). Transport planning in sub-Saharan Africa III: The challenges of meeting children and young people’s mobility and transport needs. Progress report 3. Progress in Development Studies 10(2): 169-180.
  • Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, E., Mashiri, M. & Maponya, G. (2010). Where dogs, ghosts and lions roam: learning from mobile ethnographies on the journey to school. Children's Geographies 8(2): 91-105.
  • Porter, Gina, Hampshire, Kate, Abane, Albert, Munthali, Alister, Robson, Elsbeth, Mashiri, Mac & Tanle, Augustine (2010). Youth transport, mobility and security in sub-Saharan Africa: the gendered journey to school. World Transport Policy and Practice 16(1): 51-71.
  • Robson, E., Porter, G., Hampshire, K. & Bourdillon, M. (2009). ‘Doing it right?’ working with young researchers in Malawi to investigate children, transport and mobility. Children's Geographies 7(4): 467-480.
  • Lyon, F. & Porter, G. (2009). Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems. Cambridge Journal of Economics 33(5): 903-920.
  • Porter, Gina & Abane, Albert (2008). Increasing children’s participation in African transport planning: reflections on methodological issues in a child-centred research project. Children’s Geographies 6(2): 151-167.
  • Hampshire, K., Porter, G. , Kilpatrick, K., Kyei, P., Adjaloo, M. & Oppong, G. (2008). Liminal spaces: changing inter-generational relations among long-term Liberian refugees in Ghana. Human Organization 67(1): 25-36.
  • Porter, Gina , Hampshire, Kate, Kyei, Peter, Adjaloo, Michael Rapoo, George & Kilpatrick, Kate (2008). Linkages between livelihood opportunities and refugee-host relations: learning from the experiences of Liberian camp-based refugees in Ghana. Journal of Refugee Studies 21(2): 230-252.
  • Porter, G. (2008). Transport planning in sub-Saharan Africa II: putting gender into mobility and transport planning in Africa. Progress in Development Studies 8(3): 281-289.
  • Porter, Gina, Lyon, Fergus & Potts, Deborah (2007). Market institutions and urban food supply in West and Southern Africa: a review. Progress in Development Studies 7(2): 115-134.
  • Porter, Gina (2007). Transport planning in sub-Saharan Africa. Progress in Development Studies 7(3): 251-257.
  • Porter, Gina , Blaufuss, Kathrin & Owusu Acheampong, Frank (2007). Youth, mobility and rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa: perspectives from Ghana and Nigeria. Africa Insight 37(3): 420-431.
  • Binns, T., Porter, G., Nel, E. & Kyei, P. (2006). Decentralizing poverty? reflections on the experience of decentralisation and the capacity to achieve local development in Ghana and South Africa. Africa Insight 35(4): 21-31.
  • Porter, G. & Lyon, F. (2006). Groups as a means or an end? Social capital and the promotion of cooperation in Ghana. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 24(2): 249-262.
  • Porter, G. (2005). From periodic markets to supermarkets: what hope for equitable and sustainable food markets in Africa? Journal of Sustainable Development 2(2): 2-8.
  • Townsend, J.G., Porter, G. & Mawdsley, E. (2004). Creating spaces of resistance: development NGOs and their clients in Ghana, India and Mexico. Antipode 36(5): 871-889.
  • Porter, G., Harris, F., Lyon, F., Dung, J. & Adepetu, A.A. (2003). Markets, ethnicity and environment in a vulnerable landscape: the case of small-scale vegetable production on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria, 1991-2001. Geographical Journal 169(4): 370-381.
  • Porter, G. (2003). NGOs and poverty reduction in a globalizing world: perspectives from Ghana. Progress in Development Studies 3(2): 131-145.
  • Porter, G. (2002). Improving mobility and access for the off-road rural poor through Intermediate Means of Transport. World Transport Policy and Practice 8(4): 6-19.
  • Porter, G. (2002). Living in a walking world: rural mobility and social equity issues in sub-Saharan Africa. World Development 30(2): 285-300.
  • Townsend, J.G., Porter, G. & Mawdsley, E. (2002). The role of the transnational community of non-government organisations: governance or poverty reduction? Journal of International Development 14(6): 829-839.
  • Porter, G., Rufino-Dabat, C. & Ramos da Souza, H. (2001). Local labour markets and the reconfiguration of the sugar industry in north-east Brazil. Antipode 33(5): 826-854.
  • Porter, G. (2000). Market places in Nigeria: patterns of continuity and change. The Nigerian Field 65(1-2): 92-100.
  • Porter, G. & Young, E. (1998). Decentralised environmental management and popular participation in coastal Ghana. Journal of International Development 10: 515-526.
  • Abbot, J, Chambers, R, Dunn, C, Harris, T, Merode, E, Porter, G, Townsend,J & Weiner, D (1998). Participatory GIS: opportunity or oxymoron. PLA Notes 33: 27-33.
  • Porter, G., Young, E. & Dzietror, A. (1998). Pressures on an intensive irrigated cash-crop system in coastal Ghana. Geoforum 28(3-4): 329-40.
  • Porter, G. & Phillips-Howard, K. (1997). Agricultural issues in the former homelands of South Africa: the case of Transkei. Review of African Political Economy 72: 185-202.
  • Porter, G. & Philips-HOward, K. (1997). Comparing contracts. World Development 25(2): 227-238.
  • Porter, G. & Phillips-Howard, K. (1997). Contract farming in South Africa: a case study from KwaZulu Natal. Geography 82(1): 38-44.
  • Porter, G. (1997). Mobility and inequality in rural Nigeria: the case of off-road communities. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie 88(1): 65-76.
  • Porter, G. (1996). Company rivalry and indigenous markets in early colonial Nigeria. Journal of Macromarketing 16(1): 91-102.
  • Nevett, T. & Porter, G. (1996). Perspectives on advertising from the Geographical literature: a critical review. International Journal of Advertising 15(4): 373-382.
  • Phillips-Howard, K. & Porter, G. (1996). Small-scale irrigation and the reconstruction and development of Transkei, South Africa. Area 28(3): 373-383.
  • Porter, G. (1996). Structural adjustment programmes and road transport deterioration in West Africa: a review. Geography 81(4): 8-11.
  • Porter, G. & Phillips-Howard, K. (1996). Tensions and transformation in a tea enterprise: Transkei, South Africa. Geographical Journal 162(3): 287-294.
  • Porter, G. (1995). 'Third world' research by 'first world' geographers: an Africanist perspective. Area 27(2): 139-141.
  • Porter, G. & Phillips-Howard, K. (1995). Farmers, labourers and the company: exploring relationships on a Transkei contract farming scheme. Journal of Development Studies 32(1): 55-73.
  • Porter, G. (1995). The impact of road construction on women's trade in rural Nigeria. Journal of Transport Geography 3(1): 3-14.
  • Porter, G. (1994). Food marketing and urban food supply on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria: a comparison of large and small producer strategies under SAP. Journal of Developing Areas 29(1): 91-110.
  • (1994). Outgrower barley cultivation on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria: a case study of agricultural innovation. Geographical Journal 160(3): 319-327.
  • Porter, G. (1993). Accessibility and the changing marketing system in Nigeria. Journal of Macromarketing 13(2): 54-63.
  • Porter, G. & Phillips-Howard, K. (1993). Bitter brew? Barley growing in Nigeria. Geography Review 6(5): 34-37.
  • Porter, G. & Phillips-Howard, Z. (1993). Escaping from rural hardship: street children in Umtata, South Africa. African Urban Quarterly 9(3-4): 12-22.
  • Porter, G. (1992). The Nigerian census surprise. Geography 77(4): 371-374.
  • Porter, G. (1990). West Africa: coping with recession. Geography Review 11: 13-24.
  • Porter, G. (1989). A note on slavery, seclusion and agrarian change in northern Nigeria. Journal of African History 30: 487-491.
  • Porter, G. (1988). Perspectives on trade, mobility and gender in a rural market system: Borno, north-east Nigeria. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie 79(2): 82-92.
  • Porter, G. (1986). Periodic rural markets in Borno, north-east Nigeria. Annals of Borno 3: 107-125.
  • Porter, G. (1984). Traders' travel patterns: the case of part-time trade among the Kanuri of Borno. Nigerian Geographical Journal 27: 15-24.
  • Porter, G. (1979). The marketing of agricultural produce in Cheshire during the nineteenth century. Transactions of the historic society of Lancashire and Cheshire 126: 139-155.
  • Porter, G. (1979). The value of farm notebooks: a new example from Cheshire. The local historian 13(5): 270-276.

Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Porter, G. & Mawdsley, E. (2008). Mobility and development. Geography Review 21(4): 16-18.
  • Porter, G. (1998). Off-road trading: some perspectives from Africa. Appropriate Technology 25(2): 7-9.

Other (Print)

  • Porter, G. & Acheampong Owusu, F. (1999). A gazetteer of markets and roads serving Gomoa district. pp. 27.
  • Porter, G. (1999). A literature and archival review of crop marketing and market accessibility issues with particular reference to Central Region, Ghana. 46pp.
  • Porter, G. (1999). Access to marekting opportunities in Ghana's off-road communities: a review of constraints and potential interventions in Ghana and Assin districts, Central Region. 70 pp.
  • Porter, G. (1999). Access to market opportunities in Ghana's off-road communities: interim reports on fieldwork in Ghana: nos 1-3. 20pp.
  • Porter, G. (1999). Final technical report: access to market opportunities in Ghana's off-road communities.
  • (1999). Workshop proceedings: Access to market opportunities in Ghana's off-road communities. pp. 40.
  • Porter, G., Young, E., Dzietror, A. & Awumbila, M. (1998). Participatory approaches to the management of the coastal zone ecosystem in Ghana: Vol 2: database for Dangbe East, Gomoa and Keta districts, with an introduction by G. Porter. pp. 250.
  • Porter, G. (1998). Participatory approaches to the management of the coastal zone ecosystem in Ghana. Vol 1: final summary report to the UK DFID. pp. 30.
  • Young, E., Porter, G., Awumbila, M. & Dzietror, A. (1998). Participatory GIS case studies. Case 3, Annex 3 of S. Luque, Use of geographic information systems for mineral resources and environmental management. Case 3, Annex 3.
  • Porter, G. (1998). Resource endowment, access and management in coastal Ghana: archival sources. pp. 26.
  • Porter, G. (1998). Small-scale industry based on grasses, reed and palm products in coastal Ghana. pp. 14.
  • Porter, G. (1997). Participatory approaches to the management of the coastal zone ecosystem in Ghana. Interim report no. 2.
  • Porter, G. (1997). Participatory approaches to the management of the coastal zone ecosystem in Ghana. Interim report.
  • Porter, G. (1997). Participatory approaches to the management of the coastal zone ecosysteme in Ghana. Interim report no. 7.
  • Porter, G. (1997). Research in the coastal zone ecosystem of Ghana: a position paper. pp. 68.
  • Clark, S., Foster-Smith, R., Porter, G., Young, E., Armah, A. Dzietror, A. & Awumbila, M. (1996). A management information system for the coastal zone ecosystem of Ghan: its application to planning and developing multiple resource use strategies, vol 1.
  • Clark, S., Foster-Smith, R. Porter, G., YOung, E., Armah, A., Dzietror, A. & Awumbila, M. (1996). A management information system for the coastal zone ecosystem of Ghan: its application to planning and developing multiple resource use strategies, vol 2.
  • Porter, G. & Dzietror, A. (1996). Decentralization at the Environmental Progtection Agency: a review. A management information system for the coastal zone ecosystem of Ghan: its application to planning and developing multiple resource use strategies, vol 2..
  • Porter, G. (1996). Participatory approaches to environmental resource management issues in coastal Ghana: review and prospect of a programme. A management information system for the coastal zone ecosystem of Ghan: its application to planning and developing multiple resource use strategies, vol 2..
  • Porter, G. (1976). Agriculture: contributions to the surveys and planning reports prepared by Max Lock Group [Nigeria] for the North East State Government, Nigeria [limited circulation].
  • Porter, G. (1976). Forestry: contributions to the surveys and planning reports prepared by Max Lock Group [Nigeria] for the North East State Government, Nigeria [limited circulation].
  • Porter, G. (1976). Fuel supply: contributions to the surveys and planning reports prepared by Max Lock Group [Nigeria] for the North East State Government, Nigeria [limited circulation].

Report

  • Porter, G. (2013). Transport services and their impact on poverty and growth in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Durham, Durham University.
  • Porter, G. (2013). Transport services and their impact on poverty and growth in rural sub-Saharan Africa. 2: Overview. Report to the Africa Community Access programme, London.
  • Porter, G. (2012). Transport services and their impact on poverty and growth in rural sub-Saharan Africa: literature review. Report to the Africa Community Access Programme, London.
  • Porter, Gina, Hampshire, Kate, Lolichen, P., Nandana Reddy, Nandana, Abane, Albert, Mashiri, Mac, Buiten, Denise, Duna, Zuzekile & Fernando, Priyanthi (2005). Improving policy on children's mobility and access through development of a participatory child-centred field methodology/toolkit. Report to the Department for International Development, May 2005.
  • Porter, G., Lyon, F. & The Nigerian Marketing Network (2005). Investigations on building a food marketing policy evidence base in Nigeria. Briefing Report.
  • Porter,G, Lyon, F, Adamu, F, Obafemi, L & Blench, R (2005). Trade and markets in conflict development and conflict resolution in Nigeria. Policy Brief prepared for Nigerian government ministries and international donor agencies.
  • Porter, G, Owusu Acheampong, F & Blaufuss, K (2003). Socio-economic findings of the five village study: actions research to evaluate the impact on livelihoods of a set of post-harvest interventions in Ghana's off-road settlements. Report to the UK Department for International Development, June 2003.
  • Porter, G. (2002). Intermediate Means of Transport: a review paper with special reference to Ghana. Report to the UK Department for International Development. University of Durham.

Working Paper

  • Porter, G. (1993). Rural fuel supply and sales on the Jos Plateau [Part II of Fuelwood Studies]. Interim report no. 37.
  • Porter, G. (1992). Food marketing and urban food supply on the Jos Plateau. Interim report no. 29.
  • Porter, G. (1992). Rural markets on the Jos Plateau [incorporating a gazetteer]. Interim report no. 31. .
  • (1991). Barley cultivation for beer on the Jos Plateau: agricultural innovation as a response to structural adjustment. Interim report no. 20.
  • Porter, G. (1991). The Derwentside project, 1989-1991: Department of Geography, University of Durham. Report to Enterprise in Higher Education, September 1991.