Commonwealth Fellows Help Find Solutions to Africa’s Environmental Challenges

Commonwealth Fellows Help Find Solutions to Africa’s Environmental Challenges

Commonwealth fellows study Lancaster University’s successful model of university-business partnerships to help find solutions to Africa’s environmental challenges

Four African academics are spending two months at Lancaster University learning from some of the University’s pioneering initiatives to bring businesses, academics and policy makers together to find solutions to environmental problems.

The four, from Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, hope to replicate some of these success stories in their home countries to help address the major environmental and social issues they face.

They have been awarded Commonwealth Professional Fellowships to focus on Lancaster University’s track record in eco-innovation – working with businesses and policy makers to develop products, processes and services that reduce environmental impact, or improve the efficient and responsible use of resources.

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