The WASHable project, a collaboration between Lancaster University (UK) and the University of Buea (Cameroon) and the Catholic University of Angola, is developing a research network that provides knowledge exchange and capacity building, addressing the need for African academic organisations to open their doors and work with, in and for their communities.
This forms the first community-based research network on water, sanitation and hygiene in sub-Saharan, and especially Francophone and Lusophone Africa, and is a steppingstone for longer and deeper research collaborations that will be strengthened and sustained.
We welcome African as well as other International organisations and individuals with interest in WASH and/or design, community engagement to join and contribute to our network.
WASHable team member, Prof Kenneth Anchang Yongabi, was awarded on the 6th of October 2020, the prestigious Gold Medal Award from the Cameroon Academy of Sciences. Prof Yongabi received the award of the Marc Bopelet Gold Medal for distinguished contributions…
We can tackle WASH challenge only by working together and through different disciplines. This is reflected in our transdisciplinary literature review approach. The team is currently working on a transdisciplinary literature review. Its aim is to map the participatory approaches…
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