Sustainable Advancement in Africa: The Function of Science and Education– was the subject of the 2 nd DAAD Centres for Quality Alumni Conference in Ghana. The conference was arranged by the Ghanaian Alumni Network (IGAN) with the assistance of the Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research Study (ISSER), University of Ghana, the Ghanaian-German Centre for Advancement Research Studies (GGCDS), and the Center for Advancement Research Study (ZEF), University of Bonn, at the Volta Hotel in Akosombo from November 6 th to 9 th2018.
The conference’s primary goal was to promote the improvement and combination of an arranged network including alumni from the various Centres for African Quality, while likewise supplying a platform for clinical conversation pertinent to the future of the centers vis-à-vis their contribution to sustainable advancement in African nations.
The goals of the conference likewise incorporated, at first, conversations amongst the planners of the Centers for African Quality, in order to specify how they might even more support the emerging Alumni Network in addition to how the centers might team up in the future. This is reviewed the structure of the initial program, that included parallel sessions arranged in thematic groups (for the alumni to provide their research study), and plenary sessions of the alumni, of the planners, or of all individuals, in order to advance a series of concerns, such as:
• How has/can your research study contributed/contribute to sustainable advancement?
• How can/does the training got at the centers add to your expert practice in promoting sustainable advancement?
• How could the centers even more improve trainees’ abilities towards the promo of sustainable advancement?
• How can interdisciplinary cooperation in between the African Centers of Quality assistance to improve sustainable advancement?
Nevertheless, the requirement to specify and establish a clear structure of the Alumni Network was acknowledged as one of the most immediate problems. The duty to provide a total report with the primary outcomes of the conversation was moved to the Alumni Network Steering Committee.
Composed by Aline Rose Barbosa Perreira.