Martin Oteng-Ababio is a Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of the Urban Disaster Risk Reduction Programme, Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana – Legon. His specialized areas of study include urban environmental management, urban disaster risk reduction, and the problem of informality. Among other topics, he has studied E-waste scavenging as an economic opportunity for youth in Accra. He has written widely on urban issues in Ghana, and is the author/co-author of over 25 articles in refereed journals, as well as 5 book chapters. He is currently working on a book on solid waste management in Ghana. He received his PhD in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana.