African Researchers To Benefit From CIRCLE To Tackle Climate Change

37 researchers from nine African countries including Ghana are going to benefit from a programme to generate knowledge to help combat continental climate change.

The countries, under the auspices of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and with support from other partners from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

These selected 37 to be Visiting Fellows of the Climate Impact Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) fellowship programme, are lecturers and researchers under its third cohorts programme.

They would be spending a year in another university or research organisation in Africa, conducting research on the impact of climate change, under the supervision of a senior academic officials.

The research would focus on one or more of the five areas relating to agriculture, energy, health and livelihoods, water and policy.

Kate Holt/Africa Practice


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