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John Gathenya
John Gathenya
Soil related research
Musin K Abas
Musin K.
Research field: Biological Sciences - Biotechnology
I am a senior lecturer at Addis Ababa Science and Technology University. Interested in waste water treatment research.Together with a UK researcher and other colleagues, we have developed a proposal on water sanitation and would like to invited African researchers. please mail ;
Luis Bernardino
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Anbu Paramasivam
Dear group members,

I would like to inform you that group is now being moved to LinkedIn ( the opening of the Programme Grants round today.

We request current Mendely group members to register on LinkedIn (free to sign up to) and join the LinkedIn RS-DFID group for Networking purposes.

The 1st round of the Programme Grants is now open and you can find further information regarding it on our website

With regards,

Kwabena Duedu
Kwabena Duedu Could you post the link to the LindedIn group or the specific name to search for here.
14th June
Kwabena Duedu
Kwabena Duedu Thanks. Joined
16th June
Lauretta Boade
I am Boade sandra, cameroonian, PhD Student in applied agricultural economics and policy at the University of Ghana, Legon. I am working on smallholder farmers adoption of bioenergy crops and food security in sub Saharan africa: the case of jatropha and cassava. I invited potential researchers interested in bioenergy production for collaboration (comparative statics) in the Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Initiative. My email:
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Michael Kumi
I am a Research Scientist working with CSIR-Water Research Institute in Tamale, in the Northern Region of Ghana. I invite potential researchers interested in water quality assessment and modelling for collaboration in the Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Initiative. My email is,
Olumuyiwa M Desmennu
Olumuyiwa M Desmennu added documents to this group
Nancy Rotich
Nancy Rotich (Kenyan) I invite potential researchers from the UK for collaboration. My research interest is in Crop production-related research. My e-mail:
Charles Lugo
Charles Lugo (Kenyan) Research Fellow at Earth Systems Governance, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. I have a collaborative research proposal for the Royal Society-DFID capacity building grant to facilitate a collaborative research project between University of East Anglia, Norwich (UK), Egerton University Kenya, and Kenya Wildlife Services on Inclusive Flood Risk Governance for Sustainable Wildlife Conservation in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. I am soliciting for collaborators in the Water and Sanitation research area.
Hassan Hemida
Dr Hassan Hemida is a lecturer in the School of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK. My field of interest is numerical modelling of natural winds. I am a member of the organizing committee of the coming European and African conference of Wind Engineering, Cambridge, 2013, a co-founder of the African Association of Wind Engineering, and a member of the organizing committee of the first African conference of Wind Energy/Engineering, Egypt, 2013. I am looking forward to establish long term collaboration with African colleagues who are interested in the field of Wind Energy/Engineering. If you are interested to collaborate then contact me as soon as possible on
Francisca George
Dr. Francisca George, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta invites potential partners with interest in the research area: Renewable Energy, particularly seaweed culture for biodiesel production. Interested partners please contact me quickly on and
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Joseph Obofoni Odigure
Prof. J. O. Odigure, Federal University of Technology, Minna and the University of Portsmouth invite a potential partner interested in any of the research areas: Developing novel techniques for commercial production of biodisel in semi arid area of Nigeria. Pinch hazard analysis technique for developing water purification, supply and distribution policy in Minna, Nigeria. Oil exploration and climate change: Developing heat radiation management policy for gas flaring in Niger Delta, Nigeria. Interested partner should express his intent to me and quickly complete the offline application form. E-mail:
George Waswa
George Waswa is a researcher and lecturer at the Masinde Muliro University, Kenya. I invite potential researchers from the UK for collaboration. My research interest are soil physics, hillslope hydrological processes and surface-groundwater interactions. My e-mail:
George Waswa
I hereby, therefore, invite/looking for the potential researchers from the UK. Research interest: soil and hillslope hydrological processes
Joseph Obofoni Odigure
Joseph Obofoni Odigure Prof. Odigure Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria and University of Portsmouth. We will like to colloborate with you. Kindly send your details to
12th March
Anbu Paramasivam
Dear All,

Thank you for joining the Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative group on Mendeley. I would like to take this opportunity to inform potential applicants (UK partners) and co-applicants (sub-Saharan African partners) that the Network Grants deadline for approved applications is Thursday 04 April 2013. All applications MUST be commenced on the Royal Society eGAP2 database by the UK partner and he/she would need to contact the Royal Society ( to request a code to commence an application. For further information please refer to the scheme notes (


Tanya Warnaars
Dr. T Warnaars (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK) is looking for a partner for the DFID application in the research area of soils- specifically looking at soil fertility as a factor constraining crop production & selection in west Africa. If interested please contact me on
Joseph Obofoni Odigure
Joseph Obofoni Odigure Prof. Odigure Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria and University of Portsmouth. We will like to colloborate with you. Kindly send your details to
12th March
Michael Mehari Moges
Dr. Michael Mehari (Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia) looking for partners for the DFID application. Research area is flow and sediment transport in rivers, Irrigation, investigation of climate change impacts at a river basin scale etc
Geoffrey Otieno
Dr. Geoffrey Otieno (Pwani University, Kenya) and a UK partner (University of Oxford). Looking for 2 more partners for the RS-DFID application. Research Area: Solar Energy/Photovoltaics. If interested and for details Email: with a brief profile.
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Moses Yilleng
Moses Yilleng I am a Senior Research officer at National Research Institute for chemical technology, Zaria Nigeria, my research area is in fuel cell, my email: I am intrested in joining your group
23rd February
Nico Elema
Good day. The NEPAD Water Centres of Excellence ( are looking for a UK-based partner to respond to the Royal Society/DFID call. We have a current 8-member network with members from South Africa; Mozambique; Botswana; Malawi and Zambia (looking to expand to all SADC countries). Member institutions include:

The University of Stellenbosch – (South Africa)
The International Center for Water Economics and Governance in Africa (IWEGA - Mozambique)
The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal – (South Africa)
University of the Western Cape - (South Africa)
The University of Malawi
The University of Zambia (UNZA)
University of Botswana
CSIR’s Natural Resources and the Environment Unit - (South Africa)

please visit our website for more info and contact me at ( should you be interested
Sincerely and all the best
Oker Tobias
Oker Tobias How about East Africa. Am presently working as an irrigation and agricultural water management research engineer the National Agricultural Research Organisation. I have also been awarded partial funding to pursue a PhD on the effects of climate change on hydro-meteorological aspects that influence farming in Uganda. I would be happy to register at ...
15th February
Charles Lugo
Charles Lugo Hi Oker, could you contact me or just signal me on +447424537253 and will get back to you.
1st April
Denise Mager
Denise M. Mager
South Africa (
Soil-related research: soil microbial ecology, biological soil crusts
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This Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative is for scientists who want to develop collaborative research consortia between scientists in sub-Saharan Africa, in co-operation with a research institution in the UK. You may use this group to network with other scientists in order to establish research consortia suitable for the programme. Please post information about your research interests and describe the partnership you are seeking.

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