Tailor-made training on innovation and entrepreneurship in Uganda
Early December TU Delft and Makerere University with funding from Nuffic implemented a tailor made training on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship to aid agricultural value chains”. The training lasted 2 weeks during which TU Delft trainers and participants discussed and identified challenges in doing entrepreneurship along agricultural value chains.
International AGU Award for Huub Savenije
Hydrologist Professor Huub Savenije of TU Delft will be presented with the prestigious International Award of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) on Wednesday 13 December. The International Award is given annually in recognition ‘for making an outstanding contribution to furthering the Earth and space sciences and using science for the benefit of society in developing nations’.
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H2020 Grant for TWIGA
Professor Nick van de Giesen is project leader of the new Horizon 2020 project TWIGA; Transforming Water, weather, and climate information through In situ observations for Geo-services in Africa. TWIGA will receive 5 million euros funding from the H2020 Research & Innovation programme.
Dutch - Ghanaian student team jointly worked on complex challenges of the Ghana Volta Delta
A group of students and teachers from Delft University of Technology worked with Ghanaian students of KNUST, Central University and University of Ghana to develop integrated solutions for the complex challenges of the Volta Delta in Ghana.