Building participatory research skills in northern Ghana: A field school approach

By Genevieve Agaba and Matt Kandel BRECcIA researchers from the University of Southampton and the University of Ghana recently held a participatory research skills training workshop for the benefit of early career researchers and development/agricultural extension staff in the Upper East Region of northern Ghana.  The workshop took place over a four-day …

BRECcIA Training Workshop Enhances Collaborative Research among Early Career Researchers across the Globe

By: Eunice Shame-LEADSEA BRECcIA organised a two weeks training workshop which mobilised 23 Early Career Researchers (ECRs) of different disciplines across the globe. The workshop which took place from 3rdto 15thMarch was patronised by BRECcIA multidisciplinary ECRs team with overlapping interests in water and food security from US, UK, Kenya, …

BRECcIA defines dry lands in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya with Stakeholders

Institutions in Africa and UK implementing a project called Building Research Capacity for Sustainable Water and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa (BRECcIA) LEAD SEA and IIED are the impact partners in the consortium and take lead in stakeholder engagement to co-design the BRECcIA project with stakeholders in Africa. The first …

BRECcIA Project in Ghana Holds Stakeholder Engagement in Tamale

Another milestone has been chalked towards building research capacity for sustainable water and food security in drylands in Africa. The BRECcIA Project has successfully engaged sub-national level stakeholders from the three regions in Northern Ghana which is considered the driest areas of Ghana. The workshop brought together thirty-one stakeholders representing …

BRECcIA Project in Ghana Engages Stakeholders in Accra

  “Tell me and I’ll forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand” (ancient Chinese proverb)  To ensure the success of every project, stakeholder identification and involvement is essential. It is against this background that the BRECcIA Project has successfully engaged national level stakeholders in …

ISNTD interview: Mawuli Dzodzomenyo (Ghana)

Following the inaugural BRECcIA Workshop, Dr. Mawuli Dzodzomenyo of the Ghana School of Public Health attended the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Conference organised by the International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases in London. The society interviewed Mawuli and fellow Ghanaian Dr. George Wak [view here] about neglected tropical disease challenges …