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ACTUATE website launched

Contaminated watercourse

ACTUATE has launched its website. ACTUATE works closely with schools, universities, research institutes, NGOs and SMEs to show how a circular economy positively impacts on human health and the environment. The new website showcases the development of the project’s anaerobic digestion demonstration systems in Accra, Ghana and Benin City, Nigeria. Led by Lancaster University and […]

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Promoting sustainable biogas for communities in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Technical Session with CMADI

One of the key objectives of RECIRCULATE 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 on delivering impactful […]

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How can our research findings help farmers?

A farmer irrigating crops, Mankessim irrigation scheme project

The RECIRCULATE project, work package 3, is developing eco-innovative technologies for optimizing water usage in food production, but how can we ensure the potential benefits are realised by the communities for which they’re intended? Water is a basic necessity for plant growth and its availability is fundamental to food production.  Irrigation scheduling plays an important […]

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Blog: Fantastic adolescent girls as WASH change agents

Girls with their mentors and visitors

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 […]

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Blog: Recycling of faecal sludge to compost

bangladesh flag

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 […]

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Disseminating new irrigation techniques to rice farmers in Ghana

Demonstrating AWD to visitors at CRI Kumasi

Inadequate water and nutrient supplies limit crop yields in Ghana. Farmers need to manage these resources wisely to ensure long-term agricultural sustainability and local food security. Within the RECIRCULATE project, which aims to build scientific capacity in Africa for sustainable development, CSIR-Crops Research Institute (CRI) has a mandate to deliver sustainable water and nutrient management […]

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Research study begins on effect of novel irrigation techniques & nutrient source on tomatoes

Irrigating tomatoes in Ghana

The RECIRCULATE team is pleased to welcome Bright Mayinl Laboan to the project. Bright will be leading research at the CSIR Water Research Institute, Accra, Ghana aiming to investigate the opportunities to manage water and nutrients in crop production through different irrigation approaches (Fixed furrow Partial Root Zone Drying (PRD) and Convectional Furrow Irrigation (CFI)) […]

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