Partner Institutions

TRECCAfrica (The Transdisciplinary Training for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation) comprises seven research-intensive higher education institutions in Africa, as well as two Associated Partners. The map on the right can be used to view background information as well as particulars about the courses on offer at each of the 7 academic institutions (University of Botswana, will be added to the map shortly).


Academic partner institutions:

Hover over the country of interest. You will note that only countries that form part of the consortium will have an area that can be clicked on.

Click on the country of interest to view the specific institution, course offering and other important facts (Botswana link to be activated soon).


Associated Members

The ATPS is a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, practitioners and policy makers that promotes science, technology and innovation (STI) policy research, dialogue and practice, for African Development.

(From the ATPS website) Read more about the ATPS here.


The Open Society Foundations began in 1979 when George Soros decided he had enough money. His great success as a hedge fund manager allowed him to pursue his ambition of establishing open societies in place of authoritarian forms of government. “Open society is based on the recognition that our understanding of the world is inherently imperfect,” Soros said. “What is imperfect can be improved.” He started by supporting scholarships for black students at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and for Eastern European dissidents to study abroad.

(From the Open Society website). Read more about the Open Society here.