NEWS & UPDATES

WASCAL GRADUATE SCHOOL DIRECTORS DELIBRATE ON INNOVATIVE WAYS TO BUILD CLIMATE CHANGE CAPACITIES IN WEST AFRICA

A two-day meeting of Directors of WASCAL Graduate Studies Programme (GSP) from twelve lead Universities was held virtually in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to deliberate on building sustainable innovative centre of excellence in Climate Change. The objective of the meeting was to deliberate on accreditation processes of the school Continue Reading

WASCAL STUDENTS IN MARINE SCIENCES VISIT SHRIMP CULTIVATION FARM IN CABO VERDE

The WASCAL 1st batch of students in Master’s Research Programme in Climate Change and Marine Sciences, Cabo Verde, have paid an academic visit to the “Fazenda do Camarão”, the shrimp farm located in Calhau, as part of its field work of the programme. The visit sought to observe the species of microalgae used in the Continue Reading

WASCAL AND ECOWAS DEEPEN PARTNERSHIPS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

WASCAL in partnership with ECOWAS has launched research project to identify the impact of climate change and adaptation cost on agriculture, water sector and coastal zones in West Africa. This study will contribute to the vision of ECOWAS strategic programme on the reduction of vulnerability and adaptation to climate change: “by the end of 2030, Continue Reading

WASCAL LAUNCHES NEW SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME ON ENERGY AND GREEN HYDROGEN FOR ECOWAS STUDENTS

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), a West African international Climate Change Institution has launched a new scholarship scheme for students from all ECOWAS states who want to pursue International Master’s Degree in Energy and Green Hydrogen Technology. The 24-months’ programme, to be run in partnership with Continue Reading

WHO WE ARE

WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) is a large-scale research-focused Climate Service Centre designed to help tackle this challenge and thereby enhance the resilience of human and environmental systems to climate change and increased variability. It does so by strengthening the research infrastructure and capacity in West Africa related to climate change and by pooling the expertise of ten West African countries and Germany.

OUR MISSION

To provide information and knowledge at the local, national, and regional levels to its West African member countries to cope with the adverse impacts of climate change and devise integrated mid and long-term options to build up resilient and productive socio-ecological landscapes. We do this through capacity building and environmental services in West Africa

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