News & Announcements

July 4, 2018

Certificate Workshop: Data Ethics and Skills for Reproduction of Research Findings Using Stata

The aim of this workshop is to train the next generation of African researchers in tools and practices to enhance the transparency, reproducibility, and openness of their research. The workshop will introduce participant to the data landscape of Africa, immerging issues with raw data; academic research misconducts (Publication Bias); best practices for data and code management; Data sharing and the construction of a reproducible and transparent workflow using STATA.
June 13, 2018

Pre-Announcement – Africa Centers of Excellence for Development Impact (ACE Impact) Project

Countries Eligible for Participation (Anticipated) REPUBLIC OF BURKINA FASO REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON REPUBLIC OF DJIBOUTI REPUBLIC OF GHANA REPUBLIC OF GUINEA REPUBLIC OF TOGO REPUBLIC OF […]
June 8, 2018

Workshop on Climate Change and Sustainable Environment

The Africa Center of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment (CEADESE) located at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in collaboration with Galilee International Management […]
June 5, 2018

WACCI receives International Accreditation

The West African Center for Crop Improvement (WACCI), which is one of the 22 African Centers of Excellence under the World Bank funded ACE project, has […]
May 23, 2018

Biodiversity Celebrated at CEA- CCBAD

The Africa Center of Excellence for Climate Change, Biodiversity and Agriculture (CEA-CCBAD) hosted by Felix Houphouët-Boigny University, La Cote d’Ivoire celebrated World Biodiversity Day on May […]
May 21, 2018

ACEGID Summer Workshop Training

The African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases(ACEGID), hosted by Redeemer’s University, Osun State, Nigeria is organizing a one (1) month summer foundational and advanced training […]
May 21, 2018

ACE stakeholders convene to discuss Progress and way forward for the Project

Opening   The Ninth ACE Project Workshop hosted by 2iE in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso featured plenary and parallel sessions.  Participants were addressed by the General Director […]
May 14, 2018

Highlight of ACE Higher Education Fair

About 300 participants took part in the maiden “Higher Education Student Fair” of the ACE project held on May 7, 2018 on the campus of the Institute […]
May 8, 2018
Higher Education Fair

Celebrating Academic Excellence in Africa

Ouagadougou, 7 May 2018. The very first "Higher Education Student Fair" of the African Centers of Excellence (ACEs) was held today on the campus of the Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. All the 22 ACEs financed by the World Bank and hosted by universities in 9 West and Central African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo) attended the event.