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RISA Fund participated in Higher Education Institutions (HEI) Innovation Summit 2024.The summit focused on research-based innovations & how they contribute to development in Africa. @TheRISAFund supports 28 projects in 6 countries. @UKinKenya @FCDOGovUK @cchubacademia @ihub https://t.co/iY1KXU1hH4
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nnovative businesses in Ghana struggle to raise financing to scale their operations. @ImpactInvGh with support from @TheRISAFund is addressing this gap through Deal Source Africa (DSA) programme. Read more https://t.co/Bmpih9cDcx @FCDOGovUK @UKinGhana @FCDOResearch https://t.co/L8PAORoCY7
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What comes to your mind when you see @TheRISAFund? This @FCDOGovUK funded project supports & strengthens research & innovation systems in Africa. Check out this poster for more @ImpactInvGh @RIIS_Innovate @UGondar @JimmaUniv @THENSAZA @UnilagNigeria @UKinKenya @FCDOResearch https://t.co/L8bkE0j3Rr
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RISA grantee Jimma University signed an MoU with Ministry of Innovation & Technology(MINT) to support Research & Innovations in Ethiopia at #STRIDEEthiopiaExpo2024. State Minister, Belete Molla signed for #MINT while Dr Jemal Abafita signed for @JimmaUniv @FCDOGovUK @UKinEthiopia https://t.co/XsKtRjR84N
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Bina Pads, one of the innovators receiving support from @JimmaUniv Incubation Centre funded by @TheRISAFund exhibited at the just concluded #STRIDEEthiopiaExpo2024. They produce 2 types of sanitary towels from plant material: reusable & disposable. @FCDOGovUK @UKinEthiopia https://t.co/qDs44DYXde
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RISA Fund partner, @UGondar is inspiring change in Ethiopia through development of solar pumps disseminated to farmers for irrigation farming. Ameya Machineries innovation (https://t.co/16oa2trM7Y) featured at the just concluded #STRIDEEthiopiaExpo2024.@FCDOGovUK @UKinEthiopia https://t.co/KzYXh4dIst
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Recognising the importance of access to capital for SMEs to build a resilient economy, @UKinGhana's Elena Mylona, praised the contributions of @ImpactInvGh & @TheRISAFund in bringing key ecosystem stakeholders together, leading to mobilisation of more capital for impact projects https://t.co/vLrYCGeY6l
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The UK emphasised its strong support for innovation and sustainable impact at the 2024 Ghana Impact Summit. @FCDOGovUK @FCDOResearch