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Advancing SDGs/SDG1: No poverty at the University of Ghana

The Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST), University of Ghana, was set-up in 2012 to facilitate linkages between industry and academia, as well as facilitate the implementation of the University’s innovation strategy. In 2018, IAST was selected among the International Association of Universities to be a lead on SDG goal 1-No Poverty. Since then, IAST has championed this cause by leveraging on the University of Ghana’s in-house expertise and resources to advance initiatives that sets to meet the SDG 1 targets. Below are activities initiated, facilitated or supported by IAST relative to the SDG. Recent Actions towards the SDGs include:

  • Coaching Support for Vegetable Farmers
  • Training of Financial Managers Relative to Vegetable Farming
  • Continued Training in Greenhouse Production
  • Collaboration with School of Engineering Sciences And Toyota for a Training School
  • Collaboration with Nestle on Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change
  • Promoting Space Science and Technology in Africa

More Information

To learn more, read the recent activity report of the University of Ghana here.

Latest update: 27.11.2023