Activities and scientific achievements

Award of International Travel Scholarship

3. September 2019

APPEAR scholar Benard Mucholwa Simiyu was awarded the 2019 International Travel Scholarship by International Association of Great Lakes Research (IAGLR).

Co-writing a policy brief on aquaculture and food security

5. August 2019

Kevin Obiero, an APPEAR scholar and PhD candidate at BOKU, recently published a policy brief for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). It highlights …

Presentation at the Symposium on Disability Studies

31. July 2019

The PhD research of APPEAR scholarship holder, Tizita Kassahun Gebremariam, focuses on the intersection of multiple social factors in the experiences of female students with …

Youth message at the R20 Austrian World Summit Breakout Session by APPEAR scholar

10. July 2019

Kevin Wafula Nyongesa had the exceptional opportunity to present the voice of young researchers at the R20 Austrian World Summit Breakout Session on “Forest Responses to Climate …

James Omondi Outa presented his PhD results

10. July 2019

Our APPEAR scholar from Kenya is in the final year of his PhD study at the University of Vienna. His thesis investigates the ecological status of Africa’s largest lake.