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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.


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Project team working on the first of its kind transdisciplinary literature review on WASH

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…

WASHable team member, Prof. Yongabi, presents a holistic integrated approach to beating COVID-19 in African Media

Prof. Kenneth Anchang Yongabi, WASHable Co-Investigator, talked about the Evolutionary Learning Conceptual Laboratory (ELCL) approach that combines new knowledge, indigenous knowledge and preventive measures to tackling COVID-19, bringing an innovative and inclusive perspective on COVID-19 challenges. The article featuring the…


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