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MASTERS PROGRAMMES Informatics for Climate Change, Burkina Faso (Click Here to Apply) Climate Change & Marine Sciences, Cabo Verde (Click Here to Apply) DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES Climate Change & Water Resources, Benin (Click Here to Apply) Climate Change & Biodiversity, Cote d’Ivoire (Click Here to Apply) Climate Change & Land Use, Ghana (Click Here to Apply) Continue Reading

KARLICZEK: WEST AFRICA CAN BECOME THE CLIMATE-FRIENDLY ENERGY POWERHOUSE OF THE WORLD

The first results of the BMBF project “Atlas of Green Hydrogen Generation Potentials in Africa” show huge potential for a partnership between Germany and West Africa. Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek presented the Atlas of Green Hydrogen Generation Potentials in Africa together with the Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen, Dr Stefan Kaufmann, today. It analyses Continue Reading

WASCAL OPENS CALLS FOR APPLICATION FOR FULL POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS TO WEST AFRICANS

WASCAL has opened calls for application for interested West Africans who look forward to studying Climate Change programmes at the post-graduate levels.  interested pursuing in combatting Climate Change and improving livelihoods. With funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), WASCAL will be offering full scholarship to 154 students from eleven West Continue Reading

GHANA MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT TOURS BMBF FUNDED WASTE TO ENERGY PROJECT SITE

Ghana’s new minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and innovation (MESTI), Honorable. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie has paid a working visit to the Hybrid Waste to Energy project site in the Ashanti Region as part of its engagement with WASCAL. In an interaction with the WASCAL team, led by the 2nd deputy chairman of WASCAL governing board, 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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