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BMBF AND WASCAL PAY EVALUATION VISIT TO NIGER ON GREEN HYDROGEN PROGRAMME

Dr. Christoph Rövekamp, Head of the 722 Division, Energy and Hydrogen Technologies at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), and Associate Professor at the University Abdou Moumouni has paid a courtesy call to Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Professor Mamoudou Djibo, as part of kick – off preparations towards the commencement of Continue Reading

BURKINA FASO: WASCAL TO BUILD A COMPETENCE CENTRE IN OUAGADOUGOU

Sidelines of the 4th meeting of the Council of Ministers of 11 member countries of the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) held in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso. Member countries of the organization proceeded in the afternoon of the same day to laying of the first stone of the construction of its Competence Centre The Continue Reading

PREPARING FOR A TAKE OFF OF INTERNATIONAL GREEN HYDROGEN PROGRAMME IN COTE D’IVOIRE

Head of the 722 Division on Renewable Energies and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Hydrogen Technology, Dr. Christoph Rövekamp, has paid a visit to the WASCAL Graduate Research Programme in Climate Change and Biodiversity at the University Felix Houphouët-Boigny (UFHB) in Côte d’Ivoire. During his visit, he paid a courtesy call Continue Reading

WEST AFRICAN MINISTERS MEET ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND GREEN HYDROGEN FOR THE SUB-REGION

WASCAL Ministerial Council has held its 4th biennial meeting that seeks to bring all ministers responsible for environmental, climate change renewable energy and higher education within the WASCAL member states in West Africa. This year’s theme, “Enhancing West Africa’s scientific capacity towards accelerated climate action for sustainable development” seeks to create the platform for the 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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