GCRF funding over 4 years will support new partnership-based approaches to enable West African researchers to grow transformational impact through (i) working with, in and for their communities and (ii) developing robust, durable and equitable partnerships with UK researchers.
RECIRCULATE aims to:
The project consists of different research work packages;
The research work-packages are complemented by a separate substantial activity focussed on developing best practice for “Engagement and Knowledge Exchange” in an African context which includes training workshops and six-eight week residences in Lancaster UK.
RECIRCULATE is a £7M project funded by UK Research & Innovation through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). GCRF is a 5-year £1.5Billion fund and a key component in the delivery of the UK Aid Strategy: tackling global challenges in the national interest. RECIRCULATE is an international collaboration between Lancaster University (UK), Lancaster University (Ghana), The Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (Ghana), University of Benin (Nigeria), The Botswana International University of Science and Technology (Botswana), The African Technology Policy Studies Network (Kenya),The National Commission for Science and Technology (Malawi) and The Copperbelt University (Zambia).