Ghana (Koforidua Technical University) The Centre for Sustainable Development (CenSud) to Promote Research Studies Into Sustainable Development Launched

The new centre according to the Head of FBNE, Dr Prince Boateng is aimed at “improving the integration of sustainable development principles and concepts in all facets of the built and natural environment by providing timely, unbiased information on policy, technology, designs, and operational techniques to enhance the environment, society and the economy”.

The centre which is the first of its kind in the Eastern Region and the country at large was launched last Friday at the Abba Bentil auditorium on the KTU campus during a short ceremony under the theme; “Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030”.

Gracing the occasion were Professor Clinton Agbavioboa (Director of Sustainable Human Settlement and Construction, Research Centre – University of Johannesburg), Madam Joyce Larnyo (Co-Chairperson Ghana Civil Society Organization on SDGs), Dr Emmanuel Margo (Chairperson of Empowerment, Science and Technology Committee of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Oforikrom), Mr Davis Opoku Ansah (Deputy Ranking on Public Accounts Committee and Member on Water, Works and House Committee and MP for Mpraeso), Professor David Kofi Essumang (KTU Vice Chancellor), Professor John Owusu (Pro-Vice Chancellor -KTU) and Dr Prince Boateng (Dean of FBNE) among others.