Monthly Archives: November 2021

RECIRCULATE early career researchers inspire

Graduate researchers working with the RECIRCULATE Project, Afua Owusu-Kwarteng, Victoria Obatusin, Bhushan Gandhi and Eric Mensah recently took part in Eco-I NW’s Bootcamp at Ribby Hall 10-12th November 2021 which involved entrepreneurial challenges, networking and team building activities. They worked with groups of researchers at the Bootcamp to guide them during the ‘RECIRCULATE challenge’, which posed to […]

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Centre for Global Eco-innovation “Highly Commended” in Green Gown Awards 2021

Lancaster University Centre for Global Eco-innovation (CGE) was recently awarded “Highly Commended” in the category of Research with impact for their submission in the Green Gown Awards, with RECIRCULATE cited in the commendation. CGE’s submission to ‘Research with impact’ highlights their successful impact and engagement and their focus on net zero solutions, with work directly […]

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What’s next for Africa after COP26?

In November 2021, the focus of our PARTICIPATE engagement remained on COP26 and circular solutions for Africa. On 25th November our ‘What’s next for Africa after COP26’ webinar hosted a round table debate to reflect on the challenges and opportunities to deliver the commitments of COP 26. Moderated by Dr Akan Odon and the RECIRCULATE team, […]

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ACTUATE Student Webinar

Through November, as we wrap up the ACTUATE Project, there has been engagement with the students from our partner institutions in Africa which has led to a Whatsapp group of over 200 students being convened and active with interaction. The one month programme started November 1st, with 70 students being nominated in total and over […]

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Through November 2021 members of our project have been involved with activities taking place at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) held at the SEC Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. The COP26 summit brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate […]

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Stakeholders Engaged with Irrigation Technologies in Ghana

As part of efforts to promote Partial Rootzone Drying (PRD) and Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD) technologies for tomato and rice production in Ghana, a mass dissemination exercise was carried out in eight municipalities/districts across 4 regions in Ghana. The regions and their corresponding municipalities or districts are Bono East (Kintampo North and Atebubu-Amantin) Volta […]

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Spotlight interview: Afua Owusu-Kwarteng

Afua at COP26

On 9th November 2021, RECIRCULATE Graduate Researcher and WINA Integrated Research Project Officer, Afua Owusu-Kwarteng attended the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (also known as COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. We asked Afua to tell us a little about the experience. So Afua, you’re based in Lancaster and managed to plan a day […]

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