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News   Rhobin Phwetekele   April 5, 2022
PIC: WASHTED conducting a climate connect initiative
The Center for Water, Sanitation, Health and Appropriate Technology Development WASHTED at the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences participated in a Climate Connect initiative that included several universities and members of staff across the globe.

The initiative was aimed at discussing climate change and sustainable development issues in the country and across the globe. The initiative which run from October 2021 to February 2022 saw several Universities participating, these included: University of Waterloo (Canada) University of Strathclyde (UK), KTH (Sweden), Stellenbosch University (RSA), Peking University (China), and MUBAS (Malawi).  

Students from each University completed different assignments that were tailor-made to provide opportunities for networking; provide an understanding of how different countries are being affected and tackling climate change and sustainable development. According to Dr Kondwani Chidziwisano, the academic lead stressed that “outputs of the initiative were in the form of videos, PowerPoint presentations, group and individual climate pledges that can also be found at https://climateconnect2021.wordpress.com/sessions/

Dr Chidziwisano further said that” the MUBAS team did an amazing job and comprised of researchers, lecturers, and students from different programmes such as Environmental Health, Environmental Science and Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Technical Education”  

It also has to be said that the initiative accommodated the following MUBAS students: Harriet Kaunda; Thokozani Chikuni, Lusungu Moyo, Lloyd Thalavuh, Blandina Chikwapulo, Lwitikano Kayira, Cynthia Masese, Kenson Munthali, Sherifa Issa, Joshua William Kamanga, Grace Bwanali and Samuel Mwenda. 

Kondwani Luwe, Osborne Kachaje, Tadala Namaona, Chisomo Thaulo and Esther Kasalika were facilitators during the initiative.

 

 

 


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