ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ADDISON BAAJEN KONLAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology | Kumasi, Ghana | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 1
" Being a Millennium Fellow will help me impact the lives of many in my country by fulfilling SDG 11, which seeks to promote sustainability in the communities. Fourth more, becoming a Millennium Fellow will help me establish a network with professionals who will mentor me and help me achieve my dreams of making my country a better place to live in. This would in turn develop upon my self confidence as well. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Well improved locust beans.
The well improved locust beans seeks to add more value to the food product by improving upon its appearance and nutritional content. It seeks to improve upon the nutritional needs of ghanaians as well as generate more revenue for the country and those that cultivate the product. If this is done, it will improve upon the lives of over 100 local farmers which would in turn impact the lives of over 1000 individuals within this August to November 2020.
About the Millennium Fellow
Addison Konlan is a first year student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, reading Bsc. Food science and technology. Addison is a human resource personnel in an organization on campus called Enactus international. Addison is passionate about positively affecting the lives of people in His community. He seeks to use any available platform that will help improve upon the lives of people in his community, which is one reason why he joined the millennium fellowship program. Addison is innovative and ready to take initiatives to solve a problem.