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2020 RECIRCULATE Knowledge Exchange & Engagement Workshop ends

The third edition of the RECIRCULATE Knowledge Exchange & Engagement Workshop came to a close today. The final day featured a panel session on tips for successful grant writing with contributions from Professor Edward Lungu (Dean of Science at Botswana International University of Science and Technology), Dr Cynthia Forson (Deputy Provost, Lancaster University Ghana), Martin […]

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First 2020 RECIRCULATE Capacity Building Workshop begins in Botswana

Workshop delegates working in groups

The first of two RECIRCULATE Capacity Building Workshops to be held in 2020 began today in Gaborone, Botswana. RECIRCULATE Project Manager, Dr Paul McKenna, opened proceedings by welcoming delegates from eight African nations (Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Mozambique and Uganda) on the first morning of the four day workshop. He commended the participants […]

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Advisory Board meets in Abuja, Nigeria

The third meeting of the RECIRCULATE Advisory Board took place over two days (15-16 January 2020) in Abuja, Nigeria. The meeting was chaired by Dr Ahmed Hamdy, the Executive Director of the African Union, Scientific, Technical and Research Commission (AU/STRC). The other Board members in attendance were Prof. Jimmy Adegoke from University of Missouri Kansas […]

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RECIRCULATE WP1 LUG team at WACEE ’19

The Lancaster University Ghana WP1 team exhibited at the WACEE Conference in Accra, Ghana. This is one of the largest gatherings of stakeholders in the circular economy ecosystem including policy makers, industry, social entrepreneurs and experts. The RECIRCULATE project stand gained a lot of attention and visits considering that we were the only research project […]

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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 RECIRCULATE […]

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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 […]

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WP3 project meeting in Kumasi, Ghana

The WP3 research teams from three CSIR Ghana research institutes (Crop Research Institute, Insititute for Industrial Research and Water Research Institute) and Lancaster University converged in Kumasi for a project meeting. The teams viewed rice and tomato trials in progress and were given a tour of other facilities at the Crop Research Institute. The meeting […]

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