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Where do we work? – BiomassWeb Research Sites

The map shows our research and study locations in Ghana (brown), Nigeria (green) and Ethiopia (yellow), as well as the partner institutions working in BiomassWeb (blue). To get more detailed information on which workpackages work in a specific location, please click on one of the map markers.

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BiomassWeb at the Africa Days of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Prof. Victor Okoruwa
Prof. Victor Okoruwa from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, presenting at the bioeconomy workshop.

Members of BiomassWeb participated at the Africa Days of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) from March 16-18. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) invited approximately 700 experts from Africa and Germany to Berlin to discuss the future of African-German cooperation in education and research.  Read more

Participatory Research in BiomassWeb

On March 19, 2014 the first “Participatory research in BiomassWeb. Introductory Workshop” took place at ZEF. Sixteen people participated, including researchers from the three project countries Ghana, Nigeria and Ethiopia, as well as researchers from ZEF and Hohenheim University. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Laurens van Veldhuizen, ETC Foundation in the Netherlands, and aimed at increasing the understanding of a participatory research approach and developing ideas on how to integrate this approach within the project’s research. Anna-Katharina Hornidge (ZEF senior researcher) spoke about “Introduction to Inter- and Transdisciplinarity” at the workshop.