Carbon – the connection between the atmosphere, soil, and plants


Eddie Smit, Tercia Strydom, and Prof Johan van Tol testing the hydrophobicity of soils directly after an experimental fire. The main driving force behind climate change is the emission of greenhouse gases through human activities, says Prof Linus Franke, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences at the University of the Free... Continue Reading →

PBL-BioAfrica First student project launched


Students are seeking solutions for sustainable waste management in Kenya and Zambia in collaboration with Steam'n Heat Students from Finland, Kenya and Zambia have come together to seek business solutions for sustainable waste management. Students will investigate the current state of waste management in one of the two countries and possible profitable solutions for recycling... Continue Reading →

The scholarship from RUFORUM has expanded my research capabilities and network


My name is Kusiima Kaheesi Samuel studying PhD Environment and Natural Resources at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science (CAES), Makerere University, Uganda. I  received funding from RUFORUM under the Social and Environmental Trade-offs in African Agriculture (SENTINEL) Project for my research entitled: Land Use Land Cover Change (LULCC) and its Implications on Ecosystem... Continue Reading →

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