The University of Lagos (UNILAG) Water Security Research Team and a consortium of two other African universities, University of Rwanda, Rwanda and University of Nairobi, Kenya, have won the African Engineering and Technology Network (AFRETEC) Research Grant for a project titled: Strengthening Water Access and Quality in Selected African Countries.
The value of the award is Two Hundred and Eighty Six Thousand, Five Hundred and Sixty Four US Dollars ($286,564), and the duration of the research project is three years, commencing from June 1, 2023.
The UNILAG Water Security Research Team led by Prof. M.O.H. Amuda of the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering includes:
1. Prof. T. Lawanson – Dept of Urban & Regional Planning
2. Dr. T.A. Fasanu – Dept of Systems Engineering
3. Dr. F.O. Agunbiade – Dept of Chemistry
4. Dr. A.A. Yinusa -Dept of Chemical Engineering
AFRETEC is a pan-African collaboration of technology-focused universities from across the African continent. The Network provides a platform for members to engage in collaborative efforts to drive inclusive digital growth in Africa.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Folasade Ogunsola, OON, FAS, on behalf of staff and students of University of Lagos, congratulates the Water Security Research Team on their award.