University Partners

University of Ghana: The premier university and the largest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research. Meet the University of Ghana BRECcIA project team here.

Kenyatta University: The universities mission is to provide quality education and training, promote scholarship, service, innovation and creativity and inculcate moral values for sustainable individual and societal development. Meet the Kenyatta University BRECcIA project team here.

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology: MMUST holds the view that science and technology is an indispensable tool in harnessing resources of nature for sustainable development and creating an environment in which human beings can survive and realize their potential. Thus, the human person has the moral obligation to creatively improve the environment. This can be achieved through a well-conceptualized educational, scientific and technological package through which every human being must rightfully experience and acquire the tools to facilitate this mission. Meet the MMUST BRECcIA project team here.

University of Malawi: The university’s mission is to advance knowledge and to promote wisdom and understanding by engaging in teaching, research, consultancy, public and community engagement and by making provision for the dissemination, promotion and preservation of learning responsive to the needs of Malawi and global trends. Meet the University of Malawi BRECcIA project team here

Technical University of Kenya: The Technical University of Kenya (TUK) is the first technical University to be established in Kenya.  Through research, teaching and innovation, the University aims at providing specialized technological education and training that contribute towards advancement of society at national and international levels. The objective is achieved within three broadly clustered faculties, each comprising of more five schools further partitioned into several specialized departments offering various under to post- graduate courses ( The BRECcIA project is implemented by the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Technology by a team of researchers led by Dr. Luke O. Olang. Meet the TuK BRECcIA project team here.

University of Nairobi: The University of Nairobi is a research intensive university with a reputation for excellence and a strong and vibrant research culture. Our research work is recognized for its impact and relevance to the region. The University is dedicated to creating and strengthening partnerships with industry and other significant institutions and/or organizations to maximize research outcomes. We are especially proud of the contributions the University is making through our research and learning centers and institutes and their involvement with industry partners. Meet the University of Nairobi BRECcIA project team here.

University of Southampton: The University of Southampton is a research-intensive university and a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, the University of Southampton is the lead partner on the BRECcIA project. The university’s mission is simply but powerfully, to change the world for the better. Meet the University of Southampton BRECcIA project team here.

King’s College London: The Geography department at KCL combines both human and physical Geography and is policy focussed relating to modern environmental and urban issues. The university’s mission is to create positive change in our communities, through a commitment to exceptional education, impactful research and genuine service to society. Meet the King’s College London BRECcIA project team here.