Monthly Archives: March 2021

PARTICIPATE with RECIRCULATE & ACTUATE – International Funding Webinar

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In March 2021, the focus of our PARTICIPATE engagement was funding, and more specifically research funding. On 29th March our International Funding Webinar answered the question “Can Africa fund its own research?” by exploring challenges and opportunities for “effective funding of research” in Africa and showcasing the principles for winning international funding. Moderated by Dr Akan Odon […]

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A new world…

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In this blog, developed from her highly commended entry to the FLOW “Write a Blog” competition”, Dr Noimot Abisola Balogun reflects on one positive lesson from a very hard year. For Africa, effective communications among the actors in the research value chain had long been a headache for health strategists like me – until 2019. […]

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World Water Day 2021

What does water mean to you?

Monday 22nd March 2021 is UN World Water Day and this year’s theme is “Valuing Water“, so we decided to ask some of the RECIRCULATE family in Botswana, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda, United Kingdom and Zambia to tell us how important water is to their home and family life, livelihood, cultural practices, wellbeing or local […]

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The birth of an idea

Dr Alastair with a group of researchers

Prof. Alastair Martin shares his personal journey as a chemical engineer into RECIRCULATE, and how the idea of “safe digestate” is coming to life through the project. Roughly half of the world population- those of us who are lucky enough to live with water sufficiency- probably don’t fully appreciated how completely reliant we all are […]

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