"The aim of the Consortium, with the help of the Wellcome Trust, is to build African capacity for interdisciplinary research in water supply, sanitation and environmental health, bringing together universities from across the continent, with research active universities in the North"


Scientists Networked for Outcomes from Water and Sanitation.

At the start of 2008, the International Year of Sanitation, nearly two thirds of the population of sub-Saharan Africa were still without a toilet.

World Bank study has estimated that the cost of poor environmental health in child diarrhoea and associated malnutrition amounts to some 8% of the GDP of an African country.

This consortium seeks to begin to redress the balance.

To reveal more information about the institutions involved in AfricanSNOWS click on the "partners" tab at on the menu above.

New Content

Our new biography comes from the SNOWS Manager Kofi Akodwaa-Boadi.  Kofi is based at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana.  Click HERE to see his interview.

Kofi at Queen Elizabeth National Park

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