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Webinar: Can Africa improve its health and sanitation?

Highlighting the objectives of the RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE projects and exploring the challenges and opportunities for Health and Sanitation in Africa. 19 November 12:30-14:00 GMT 13:30-15:00 BST/WAT 14:30-16:00 CAT 15:30-17:00 EAT Register here Contributors: Dr Akan Odon, Africa Strategy Advisor, Lancaster University, UK (Moderator) Charlotte Akwaah-Adjei, Programme Manager, Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Ghana […]

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Webinar: Can Africa feed itself?

A webinar to explore the challenges and opportunities for food security in Africa. 8 October 10:00-12:00 GMT 11:00-13:00 BST/WAT 12:00-14:00 CAT 13:00-15:00 EAT Register here Contributors: Prof. Ian Dodd, RECIRCULATE WP3 Lead, Lancaster University, UK Dr Stephen Yeboah, Research Scientist, CSIR-Crops Research Institute, Ghana Dr Patricia Oteng-Darko, Research Scientist, CSIR-Crops Research Institute, Ghana Prof William […]

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Webinar: What does the Business of Research mean?

A webinar to explore the challenges and opportunities for the ‘business of research’ in Africa. Date: 23 September 10:00-12:00 GMT 11:00-13:00 BST/WAT 12:00-14:00 CAT 13:00-15:00 EAT Register here Contributers: Dr Cynthia Forson, Deputy Provost, Lancaster University Ghana Dr Ruth Alcock, RECIRCULATE Deputy Director, Lancaster University UK Yame Nkogwe, Founder, Sustainable Cities Africa, Botswana Dr Joanne […]

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Webinar: What does bioenergy mean for Africa?

A webinar highlighting the objectives of RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE and exploring the challenges and opportunities for bioenergy in Africa. Date: 20 August 10:00-12:00 GMT 11:00-13:00 BST/WAT 12:00-14:00 CAT 13:00-15:00 EAT Register here Contributors include: Nina C. Ani, CEO Avenam Links Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, VC Igbinedion University & Chair CGE Nigeria Prof. Alastair Martin, Lancaster University […]

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ACTUATE and RECIRCULATE promoting sustainable biogas for communities in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

One of the key objectives of both RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE is driving eco-innovation in Africa, through capacity building for a safe circular water economy. Of considerable importance is using partnership-based approaches to enable African researchers grow transformational impact through working with non-governmental organizations, business groups and communities in developing robust, sustainable and equitable partnerships focused […]

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Blog: Fantastic adolescent girls as WASH change agents

In October 2019, a team of researchers from Lancaster and Ghana travelled to Bangladesh for a knowledge sharing visit to visit a successfully implemented series of Sanitation Safety Plan (SSP) and Water Safety Plan (WSP) activities completed in the Last 100 Meters project. A major aim of the visit was to learn the best practices implemented […]

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Weather station installation makes the national news

Weather stations have been installed at the chief’s palace at Gbegbeyise and Umar Bun Hatab Islamic basic school at Madina Zongo to provide data for the Environmental Monitoring componet of WP2 research. The fencing of the two weather stations were undertaken from 19th – 23rd August by opinion leaders from Gbegbeyise with collaboration from their Madina Zongo […]

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ACTUATE project launched

  Lancaster University is leading a major new project that promises to tackle major global development issues and improve lives in communities across two African countries. Funded with around £700,000 from the Global Challenges Research Fund Translation Awards call, through UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the ACTUATE programme will build on the work started in […]

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