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KICK OFF MEETING BETWEEN WASCAL AND THE GERMAN UNIVERSITY OF MITTWEIDA FOR A COOPERATION ON THE FIELD OF CLIMATE CHANGE AFRICA HELD

 A kick-off meeting between the University of Applied Sciences at Mittweida, Germany and   WASCAL   to commence a cooperation has been held. The delegation from the University of Applied Sciences at Mittweida was led by Prof. Ramona Kusche,  WASCAL was led by the Executive Director, Dr. Moumini Savadogo,  Dr. Gabin Ananou from the Project Management Agency Continue Reading

WASCAL MONTHLY BULLETIN JUNE – JULY 2021

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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IS FUNDING NEW BUILDING OF THE COMPETENCE CENTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTED LAND MANAGEMENT IN BURKINA FASO

At the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) Ministerial Conference held on July 22nd in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the foundation stone was laid for a new building of the WASCAL climate Competence centre. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) set up the West African Competence Centre Continue Reading

ECOWAS & WASCAL HOLD VALIDATION WORKSHOP ON IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRIC, WATER IN WEST AFRICA

A two-day workshop to present results of the research project to identify the impacts of climate change and adaptation cost on agriculture, water sector and coastal zones in West Africa by ECOWAS in partnership with WASCAL has been held at WASCAL’s Competence Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The first day of the workshop was dedicated 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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