Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Yankho Naomi Kalebe (Malawi) and Patrick Bacirhonde Maheshe (Democratic Republic of Congo) have won the selection (the call was published on 28 December 2017 at for the financial support for their abstracts submitted in the IAPG sessions on geoethics respectively at EGU 2018 and RFG 2018:

1) The significance of geoethical practices in Malawi: a case study of Globe Company and Kanyika area (by Yankho Naomi Kalebe) - Session EOS4 at EGU 2018

2) Immobilization of heavy metals in acid mine Drainage: an environmental engineering remediation in DR Congo with geoethical implications (by Patrick Bacirhonde Maheshe and Kitae Baeka) - Session RS13 at RFG 2018

Yankho Naomi Kalebe
Yankho Naomi Kalebe is a geologist, and got a Bachelors Degree (BSc) in Geology at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College. Currently she is working at the Geological Survey Department of Malawi. She has a strong interest in the geothermal field.

Patrick Bacirhonde Maheshe
(Democratic Republic of Congo)
Patrick Bacirhonde Maheshe got a Bachelor Degree (BSc) in Exploration Geology and Mining at the Goma University, Faculty of Science. He is candidate for a Master Degree in Environmental Remediation Engineering at the Chonbuk National University in South Korea. His field of interest is mining activity studies.

More information about the IAPG session EOS4 on geoethics at EGU 2018:

More information about the 5 IAPG sessions on geoethics at RFG 2018:

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