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MPhil student GREG FELTER (2012 -13) researchs the problems of supplying water in Uganda.

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MPhil student GREG FELTER (2012 -13) researchs the problems of supplying water in Uganda.

Greg Felter

GREG FELTER, MPhil student 2012-13 from Hughes Hall, was a recipient of a CUES Rolling Grant, which he used to see and research the problems of supplying water in Uganda, one of the world’s poorest countries. He details his trip in this article taken from "The Cambridge Engineer. Michaelmas 2013."

Rolling Grant: Uganda

 

 

 

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