Cooperation Water-Energy with PAUWES–ZEF–UNU–ITT / Phase 2


Water, energy, climate change, capacity building




A consortium consisting of ZEF, UNU-EHS and ITT/TH Köln is cooperating with the Pan African University – Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) in terms of:

  • providing targeted support to the PAUWES MSc Programs on Water and Energy
  • facilitating further developing of institutional capacities of PAUWES
  • strengthening the integration of PAUWES into the African / International research/capacity building landscape
  • utilizing synergisms with further projects of the ZEF-ITT-UNU-Consortium related to PAUWES

The major activities in the cooperation comprise conceiving and performing:

  • Summer Schools on Water and Energy in Cologne/Bonn and at PAUWES
  • linking PAUWES to the networks of the partners, sharing experiences as well as concepts in academic management procedures and facilitating steps towards joint research initiatives and proposals  
  • Exchange of students
  • Conference at PAUWES for networking between science, practice and society (enhancing outreach)
Main Cooperation Partners

  • Pan African University - Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES)
  • Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Sub-Tropics (ITT) / TH Köln
  • Institute for Environment and Human Security of the United Nations University in Bonn (UNU-EHS)
Main Funding Partners

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Duration of the Project

01.01.2017 – 30.10.2018


Navneet Kumar

Dr. Navneet Kumar