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Update: Gold Coast Sustainability and Governance Institute and Partners win UKRI Agrifood Africa Innovation Grant.

The Gold Coast Sustainability and Governance Institute in partnership with the Advance Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC) at the University of Sheffield, UK and the Food Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Ghana have been awarded a significant grant by the AgriFood African Innovation Award. The fund is managed by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) under the innovate UK Knowledge Transfer programme.

The research project will explore Triple bottom line sustainability of circular economy in Ghana’s Agrifood value chain. The fundamental principle of Circular Economy (CE) is to ensure that the value chains of production systems are self-sustaining and support the reuse of resources to avoid making the environment a sink of waste. Circular Economy in agrifood chains, which links production and consumption supply chain activities, is about reducing food waste and consequently promoting global food security. See further details here: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/arec/latest.

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