Melvis and Abhishek received their MSc degrees at UNU-IAS. Congratulations!!!
Alex participated as a panelist in the 2021 SDGs Symposium organised jointly between the University of Tokyo and Springer-Nature. The symposium brought together Japanese academics to discuss interdisciplinary science solutions for the SDGs on food, water, climate and ecosystems. The event was broadcasted online and attracted more than 500 participants from all over the world.
More information about the event and the reflections of presenters can be find in the link below.
Lab members published two edited volumes with Springer is to highlight some of the major pervasive sustainability challenges that Sub-Saharan Africa faces. The volumes collect a number of local case studies throughout Sub-Saharan Africa that adopt transdisciplinary and problem-oriented research approaches using methodologies from the natural and the social sciences. These are put into perspective with chapters that introduce key sustainability challenges such using a regional focus. Through this multi-scale and inter/transdisciplinary approach the two volumes provide an authoritative source that on how to approach the study and solution of major sustainability challenges in African contexts.