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Director promotes GCRF projects

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Prof. Kirk Semple, Director of RECIRCULATE & ACTUATE, was invited to take part in BIO Africa Digital Convention 2021 on 23rd-24th August. This year`s theme was Advancing Africa’s Biomanufacturing Value Chains Through Innovation and expressed the need for the African continent to manufacture its own biotechnology products rather than depend on other developed countries. This urgency […]

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RECIRCULATE researchers at Eurosoil Congress 2021

Eurosoil

The RECIRCULATE “Water for Energy Production” research team contributed to the Eurosoil Congress 2021 – Connecting People and Soil with their study on nitrogen release from sundried anaerobic digestate in an acidic soil. The objective of Eurosoil 2021 is to bring together leading research scientists working on soil related topics and stakeholders dealing with issues […]

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RECIRCULATE researcher presents at FST Science week

FST Science week

Saanu Victoria Obatusin, a graduate researcher within the “Water for Energy Production” workpackage team, delivered an oral presentation at the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) Science Week 2021. She gave a talk on the research theme “Resource recovery from waste: Optimizing anaerobic digestion to produce clean energy and safe organic fertiliser” during the PhD […]

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ACTUATE training workshop for smallholder farmers

ACTUATE workshop

The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation at University of Benin in collaboration with Lancaster University and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), the funders of the ACTUATE project, organised an ACTUATE Stakeholders Engagement/ Training Workshop for Small Holder Farmers on Resource Recovery from Waste on Friday, 28th May, 2021. One of the main objectives of ACTUATE […]

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What’s your goal?

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The theme for our PARTICIPATE programme in June 2021 was the UN Sustainable Development Goals and so we took the opportunity to ask the RECIRCULATE family across more than 10 countries to tell us which two SDGs they currently most closely align with professionally and which two SDGs they aspire to address in future and […]

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International Sustainable Development Goals webinar

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In June 2021, the focus of our PARTICIPATE engagement was the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and more specifically how the project workpackages are addressing SDGs in Ghana and Nigeria. On 24th June our International SDGs webinar posed the question “How have RECIRCULATE & ACTUATE aligned with and fulfilled the SDGs?” to explore opportunities and challenges in […]

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RECIRCULATE researcher presents at SSSN’21

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Valerie Ifeyinwa Ofili Edosa, a graduate researcher within the “Water for energy production” workpackage based at University of Benin, presented a paper titled “Comparative effects of conventional fertilizers and anaerobic digestate of food waste-cattle rumen on performance of tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) and soil properties changes” at the 45th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society […]

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University of Benin Vice Chancellor visit

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The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin, Professor Lilian Imuetinyan Salami, visited the RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE projects on Monday 7th June 2021. The Vice Chancellor received a  first-hand update and on-the-spot assessment of both projects. She was accompanied by the principal officers Professor David Nosakhare Izekor, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) of University of Benin; […]

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Greenenergy: extending bioenergy action to a new generation

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Dr Andrew Amenaghawon, RECIRCULATE Post-Doctoral Research Associate at University of Benin, describes a success story for undergraduates working with the RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE team. An important part of RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE at University of Benin (UNIBEN) is to integrate our undergraduate students into the work of the projects. Part of that is for members of […]

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