One-On-One: Patrick Van Damme – University of Ghent

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In the two interviews below, we follow Lode Van Pee on his visit at the University of Ghent where he visits Van Damme. The two gentlemen discuss the importance of the Nile Institute and possible collaborations between the Universities of Rwanda and Ghent.

The importance of the Nile

The importance of the Nile Institute is discussed in depth with Van Damme. The Nile Institute can play a crucial role in gathering and analyzing data on the Nile, the erosion, fauna and flora of the most iconic rivers of all time.

Cooperation University of Ghent and Rwanda

The Nile Institute can establish and contribute to the cooperation between universities in Rwanda and Belgium. Cooperation between scientists from both continents can greatly boost research in the African region and the Nile area.