YEEES Kick-off at UNAM: University of Namibia

The YEEES Team met for the overall project kick-off. With more than 30 participants from different disciplines we successfully conducted workshops on both of the YEEES Centers, Research and Training, at the University of Namibia (UNAM).

As main results we developed the basic structure for the YEEES Training Center and made a schedule for the 2017 activities – including lectures and an interaction plan for students and researchers.

The YEEES Research Center was able to build the first international trans- und interdisciplinary (iti) research groups based on an interactive research meeting and different field excursions, e.g.,

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YEEES Meeting in Germany

After the kick-off workshop in Bonn the project partners already in Germany took the opportunity and got together for a pre-kick-off meeting in Hitzacker and Pisselberg during which the YEEES strategy, with focus on the connection of research and teaching, was elaborated. Prof. Dr. Uranio Mahanjane (UPM), Prof. Dr. Jean Greyling (NMMU) and Luise Greyling (RLabs), from the African side, and Prof. Dr. Jantje Halberstadt (Leuphana) and Prof. Dr. Jorge Marx Gómez (CVOU) from the German side, attended the pre- kick-off.

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Kick-off workshop: ‚Promoting measures for research and integrated postgraduate education and training‘ in Bonn

The kick-off workshop:“Partnerships for sustainable solutions with sub-Saharan Africa: Promoting measures for research and integrated postgraduate education and training” took place in Bonn, Germany, on December 1st and 2nd 2016. Upon invitation of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), more than 50 scientists from german and african institutes, organisations and companies participated.
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