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.

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.

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.

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).

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

FAR-LeaF Fellow Jumoke Oladele recently had the opportunity to share her research at the 2022 conference of International Associates of Computerised Adaptive Testing (IACAT) at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Professionals, scholars, and students from all parts of the world converged here to share their knowledge and experiences in workshops, keynote lectures, thematic paper sessions and symposia at the “best and most comprehensive account of Computerised Adaptive Testing (CAT) research to be found worldwide”.

FAR-LeaF research fellow Dr Samson Mhizha recently presented his work at the Emergent Researcher Resilience Lab at the Centre for Resilience Studies, Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria.

FAR-LeaF is an Early Career Research Leadership Fellowship program focussed on developing transdisciplinary research and leadership skills, funded by the Carnegie Corporation in New York. In particular, the programme seeks to build a network of emerging African scientists with the skills to apply transdisciplinary approaches and collaborate to address complex challenges in the human well-being and environment nexus in Africa.

Breastfeeding is a choice. Worldwide, women choose this because breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure your child's health, well-being, and survival.