Academic and Industrial Partners

Academic partnerships

  • Build capacity of academic partners
  • Visiting professors/academic staff  provide input into capacity building programme (one week modular courses at the centre)
  • Faculty Outreach and exchange and exposure
  • Student exchange to use labs and facilities
  • Joint research and publication, solving developmental problems

 The core regional academic partners include:

  • National Water Resources Institute (Nigeria)
  • University of Benin (Nigeria),
  • University of Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal

Industry Partnerships

  • Industry Guest lecturers’ input into capacity building and training,
  • Enroll staff of partners into MSc programmes
  • Run short courses for continue professional development
  • Industrial Outreach/ internships programme (for students and staff )
  • Joint research, solving developmental problems, and publication


The core national partners with budget are grouped into three:

  • Ghana Academic partners (University of Education – Mampong Environmental Health and Sanitation, and University of Cape Coast – Water and Sanitation Department),
  • Industry partners in environmental sanitation sector (MMDAs/Kumasi Waste Management Department), and other private sector companies,
  • Industry Partners in water sector include Water Resources Commission, Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), Irrigation Development Authority, Water Research Institute of CSIR, Environmental Protection Agency.