This week President Nana Akuffo Addo commissioned the University for Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD), but how much do you know about this new school?
This project is the latest in the government of Ghana’s attempt to provide quality higher education, research and disseminate knowledge on issues of sustainable development, the protection of the environment and a focus on agri-business.
The first batch of students is expected to be enrolled for undergraduate studies this year, (2020) when school resumes in September.
UESD is expected to provide strategic leadership in the areas of deforestation, coastal and marine resource degradation, and destruction of biodiversity, climate change, pollution, sanitation, and illegal mining.
Important infrastructures such as accommodation, a 13- lecture hall block, a 40-seater video conference room and 24 seater computer research room for the Natural and Environment Science has been completed
Other facilities completed also include a 252-seater multi-purpose hall block, laboratory, faculty offices to serve as administration block for the School of Agriculture and Agro Entrepreneurship Development, student’s hostels and residence block for the Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and key officers residence.
All facilities have been designed to accommodate people living with disabilities