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BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN ACADEMIC AND PRACTICALS: WASCAL SCHOLARS FROM KNUST ON STUDY VISIT TO COMPETENCE CENTRE

As part of their training, the 5th Batch PhD students of WASCAL Climate Change and Land Uuse from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, paid a study visit to the WASCAL Competence Centre. This follows six months of classroom lectures at the Graduate School Programme at KNUST, Kumasi in Ghana. The Continue Reading

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING SIGNING CEREMONY WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MITTWEIDA (WASCAL AND SASSCAL)

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INNOVATION SYSTEMS AND AGRI-BASED DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR IMPROVED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN BURKINA FASO

Pests and diseases (especially in maize, onion, and tomatoes) constitute a major problem to the agricultural sector in Burkina Faso (and the rest of West Africa) and threaten food security in the country. To contribute to solving the problem of pests and diseases in Burkina Faso, WASCAL, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Continue Reading

COP15, ABIDJAN: WASCAL CALLS FOR ROBUST SYNERGY TO FIND ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION TO LAND DEGRADATIONIN WEST AFRICA

One of the key highlights at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNFCCD) Abidjan Cop15 side event by Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) and partners on “Shaping enabling conditions for sustainable interventions for drought resilience” was the issue of creating a robust synergy amongst stakeholders in the quest to find alternative solution 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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