Month: <span>January 2019</span>

Developing resilient livelihoods in the drylands of Africa

Matt Kandel’s ‘Developing resilient livelihoods in the drylands of Africa’ was published this week as part of the Wilson Center’s Africa: Year in Review 2018, an annual collection of short articles that reviews major trends and developments in Africa.   Kandel argues that more focus is needed on building the resilience …

Resilience workshop outcomes

Thirteen BRECcIA team members participated in the first thematic workshop organised by the Resilience Research Team in Tamale, Ghana from 28-29th November 2018. The BRECcIA team had representatives from University of Ghana, University of Southampton, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, and WaterNet. Dr Godfred Jasaw from the University …

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 …