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Evaluation profile: Anoja Wickramasinghe

Professor Anoja Wickramasinghe is currently an Emeritus Professor at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and an expert on social forestry and gender. She coordinates the National Network on Gender and Energy (NANEGE), and is a member of the Committee of Biomass Energy, through which she provides advocacy services to the energy sector. Her specific […]

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Dr Kabelo Senyatso receiving his prize from Nobantu Kalake, British Council Country Director (© Michael Molaodi/BirdLife Botswana)

Commonwealth Scholar presented with 2012 Best Journal Article Prize

Dr Kabelo J Senyatso was presented with the 2012 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize at a ceremony at the University of Botswana on 27 June 2013. Around 50 guests were present at the event, including Ben Luckock (British Deputy High Commissioner), Nobantu Kalake (British Council Country Director, who presented Kabelo with […]

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Assessing impact in environmental sustainability

The significance of environmental sustainability and related topics such as climate change to international development is reflected in its explicit mention in the Millennium Development Goals, specifically MDG 7. This report looks at the impact of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows in the area of environmental sustainability, and provides further evidence to suggest that international scholarships and fellowships have […]

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Jobo Samba working on the demarcation of the Tiwai Island Sanctuary

Safeguarding forests in Sierra Leone – April 2013

Jobo Samba (2006 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Sierra Leone, MSc GIS with Remote Sensing and Management, Aberystwyth University) has a lead role in government efforts to protect the environment. Working as a GIS Advisor to the Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Jobo is leading on the demarcation and protection of sensitive environmental […]

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Kabelo Senyatso, holding a black koorhan

Winner of the 2012 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

The CSC and Taylor & Francis are delighted to announce that Dr Kabelo J Senyatso (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Botswana, PhD Conservation Ecology, University of East Anglia) is the winner of the 2012 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize. A panel of expert judges from different disciplines and backgrounds sat on 13 December 2012 […]

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Posted in Best Journal Article Prize, Best Journal Article Prize 2012, News

Professional Fellow learns about biomass energy in Scotland

Professional Fellow learns about biomass energy in Scotland

Nellie Oduor is a 2012 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from Kenya. Her Fellowship was hosted by the Institute for Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh In September 2012. I work for the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) as a Deputy Centre Director of the Forest Products Research Centre. Other than the Centre’s administration duties, I […]

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