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WACWISA Masters and PhD Scholarships
Masters and PhD Scholarships

The Scholarship Award Scheme is provided by the Government of Ghana and the World Bank to support promising African students to pursue MPhil and PhD in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering and; Environmental Management and Sustainability to conduct related research in the West African sub-region in particular and the Africa Region at large.

WACWISA Masters and PhD Scholarships
PASET RSIF PhD Scholarships

The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) is an African-led initiative with the goal of strengthening skills in the Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology to further socio-economic transformation in sub-Saharan Africa. The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) is the flagship program of PASET…

WACWISA Organises Second IRAD Conference

The West African Centre for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture (WACWISA), an African Centre of Excellence, in the University for Development Studies (UDS) held the second (2nd) International conference on Irrigation and Agricultural Development, dubbed ‘IRAD 2020’. The 3-day conference, which was under the theme “Water Resources Development for Sustainable Agricultural Systems”

Communiqué: IRAD 2020

Communiqué Issued at the End of the 2nd International Conference on Irrigation and Agricultural Development (IRAD 2020)

WACWISA 2ND International Conference on Irrigation and Agricultural Development
IRAD 2020 Gallery

A collection of photographs capturing the best moments during our IRAD 2020 Conference for your viewing pleasure

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Prof. F. K. Abagale

University for Development Studies


Prof. Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic

University for Development Studies


PROF. Joseph Saa Dittoh

University for Development Studies


Prof. Israel K. Dzomeku

University for Development Studies

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