Japan professors visit BIUST

source: BOPA
12 April, 2010

GABORONE – Three professors from Akita University in Japan are in Botswana to explore chances of developing a research centre.

The delegation last week addressed a media briefing where the two universities also discussed advantageous opportunities of their partnership since October 2009.

BIUST vice chancellor Professor Kweku Bentil, said they partnered with Akita to facilitate exchange of lecturers and students, do collaborative research and for technical assistance.

Through this partnership, Prof. Bentil said they had also managed to submit a joint proposal to Japan International Cooperation Agency, requesting for funding to develop a research centre in Botswana.

When briefing the Japanese delegate about BIUST human resource, infrastructure and academic issues, Prof Bentil pointed out that [continue reading]


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