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FAR-LEAF RESEARCH FELLOW HOSTS A FISH BARCODING AND FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY WORKSHOP

Marine and coastal fisheries contribute significantly to Africa’s economy and play significant social and nutritional roles in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, escalation of numerous pressures, including overexploitation, climate change and pollution are immensely threatening marine biodiversity and fisheries in Africa.

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Tailored malaria adaptation strategies for the Okavango Delta

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) commemorated Malaria Day last week on the 6th of November. The initiative aims to create awareness about malaria and mobilise the community to participate in existing malaria control programs.

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University of Ghana’s College of Humanities ‘Best Researcher’-award goes to FAR-LeaF fellow

Dr Ebenezer F. Amankwaa was named Best Overall Researcher at the University of Ghana’s 5th International Conference of the College of Humanities in October.

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2022 Peter Berck’s Best Discussion Paper Award goes to Dr Nkechi Owoo and her team

FAR-LeaF research fellow Dr Nkechi Owoo was one of three women researchers from Ghana and Nigeria who won the Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative’s 2022 Peter Berck’s Best Discussion Paper Award. The team was recognized for their research on the role of social networks in the diffusion and adoption of soil conservation practices over space and time in Nigeria.

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NUTRITION FOR ALL: FOOD SECURITY ISSUES IN MALAWI

Every year World Food Day is celebrated to promote global awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and to highlight the need to ensure good nutrition for all.

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FAR-LeaF RESEARCH FELLOW TO PRESENT AT PASAE, GHANA

Far-LeaF research fellow Dr Emmanuel Chukwuma has been invited to present his research at the 4th the Pan African Society of Agricultural Engineers (PASAE) International Conference in Kumasi, Ghana later this month. The conference will take place at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST).

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NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

On Energy Efficiency Day (5 October 2022) advocacy groups around the world spread their simple message: “Save Money. Cut Pollution. Create Jobs.”

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