Some of the WUN workshop participants (Left to right): Dr Sue Taylor (AfroMont, University of Pretoria), Dr Ralph Clark (Rhodes University, South Africa); Dr Ben Ofori (University of Ghana); Dr Lindsey Gillson (University of Cape Town, South Africa); Prof Brigit Obrist (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute – Swiss TPH), Univ of Basel); Dr Vendelin Simon (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania); Dr Dr Gueladio Cissé (Swiss TPH); Dr Lydia Olaka (Nairobi University, Kenya ); Dr Wendy Foden (IUCN), Prof Pius Yanda (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) and Dr Rob Marchant (York University, UK).

2016 WUN workshop – compelling new issues for old African mountains

AAREA’s research at Engaruka, Tanzania, along with the wider work of AAREA’s advisor, Dr. Rob Marchant, featured in Dr. Sue Taylor‘s recent article. This article was originally published on the Mountain Research Initiative‘s website. African mountain researchers are adventurous people. African mountain researchers will walk miles in 50 degree Celsius temperatures to fly a drone that films geological fault…

Launch of IrriGate – the African irrigation game

We are launching v.1 of the Android version of Irrigate, designed by Muhammad Zharif Hadi in conjunction with the AAREA project, at the York Festival of Ideas on Friday 10th June 2016. We’ll be on the grass at the front of King’s Manor, University of York, between 11am-4pm. IrriGate – the game that allows you to play…