23 February 2018
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WA RILab Team

The West Africa Resilience Innovation Lab is one of the four Sub-regional labs of the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) located at the University for Development Studies, School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Tamale, Ghana. The Lab has three Network Plus Universities, namely the University of Education, Winneba located in the coastal central region of Ghana, The University of Bamako, Science, Technique and Technology, located in Bamako, Mali and the University of Dakar, located in the city of Dakar in Senegal. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) located in Kumasi, Southern Ghana is being considered as the second in-country partner University.

The WA RILab thematic focus is Rapid Urbanization, Climate Change and Food Security. The study communities are located in five districts including Tamale Metropolitan Assembly, in Northern region, Kassena Nankana Municipal Assembly, Navrongo in the Upper East region and Ashaima Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra region in Ghana. The others are Peki in Dakar, Senegal and Tienbane in Bamako, Mali.

West Africa RILab Vision: Regional Network of Excellence in Indigenous Knowledge driven-innovation and Resilience Scholarship

denisDennis Chirawurah
West Africa RILab Director
University for Development Studies
Tamale, Ghana
Email: afeyire [at] gmail.com


NiagiaNiagia F. Santuah
West Africa RILab Programme Coordinator
University for Development Studies
Tamale, Ghana
Email: nsantuah [at] yahoo.com
Skype: niagia.santuah

Mrs. Michelle Ayog-Nying Dassah
West Africa RILab Administrator
Email: ayog_nying [at] yahoo.com
Skype: michelle.apanga


mosesMoses Gregory Akadimah
West Africa RILab
Innovations Officer
Email: akamos2001[at]yahoo.com

Kamal Deen

 Kamaldeen Djabaku
(M&E Officer, WARILab)
Email: kamaldeendjabaku [at]gmail.com
Skype: Kamaldeen.djabaku



Prof Seydou Doumbia
University of Bamako
Email: sdoumbi[at]gmail.com



Tidiane Ndoye

Dr. Tidiane Ndoye
Sheik Anta Joob
University of Dakar
Email: tijoo16[at]yahoo.fr / tndoye16[at]gmail.com



Dr. Samuel Ofori Bekoe
University of Education Winneba
Email: sam_oforibek[at]yahoo.com

RAN Core Partners

   stanford  makerere

csis  GWU


Contact Us

West Africa Resilience Innovation lab
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
University for Development Studies
P.O. Box 1883, Tamale, Northern Region

+233 0201391691, 0243507505

info @warilab.org