“StAKz Hub”

A research centre for strategic technological capacity building for the primary resource sector in Kazakhstan GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorsDr William McCarthy, Dr David McCollum SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences, Geography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesKazakhstan Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 7, Goal 16 StaKz Hub facilitates collaboration between academics, industry and early career professional to put innovation into practice … Read more

Digitizing Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Preservation and Development in Tanzania

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorRichard Bates SchoolsEarth and Environmental Sciences ODA countriesTanzania Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 14, Goal 16 Repurposing has recently been necessary to the  School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) Global Challenges project in Tanzania to continue to support the local community despite the on-going COVID-19 crisis. When lock-down as a result of the COVID-19 … Read more

De-risking water, resource, and energy asset development in Malawi

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorDr Tim Raub SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences ODA countriesMalawi Sustainable Development Goals Malawi’s eco-tourism industry is central to its development strategy and must be joined up with its sustainable management of environmental resources, particularly its few remaining stands of ancient forests and its highest-in-the-world lake biodiversity, notably of cichlid fish species. … Read more

Assessing Rwanda’s strategic metal endowment

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorDr Nicolas Gardiner SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences ODA countriesRwanda Sustainable Development Goals Rwanda, a beacon of progress in Africa, with a remarkable turnaround since the genocides of the 1990s, hosts significant deposits of critical “3T” metals: tin, tantalum, and tungsten. To capitalize on its resource base, in 2019 the Rwandan Government … Read more