NEWS & UPDATES

WASCAL CONGRATULATES CAMES DIRECTOR

WASCAL has paid a courtesy call and congratulated Prof. Souleymane Konate, the immediate past Director of the WASCAL Graduate Studies Programme in Climate Change and Biodiversity at the University Felix Houphouet Boigny, in Cote d’Ivoire. on his new appointment as General Secretary of one of the most prestigious institutions in Africa in terms of research and Continue Reading

ECOWAS AND THE GERMAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH DISCUSS COLLABORATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND GREEN TRANSITION DURING A WORKING VISIT

A delegation from the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) led by the Head of Unit, Global Change and Climate Research, BMBF, Dr. Karsten Hess has paid a working visit to the President of the ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, on January 17, 2023 at the ECOWAS Commission Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Continue Reading

ARONA DIEDHIOU EST NOMME EXPERT DE LA LUTTE CONTRE LA DESERTIFICATION AUPRES DES NATIONS UNIES

Arona Diedhiou, spécialiste du système climatique africain et directeur de recherche à l’IRD au sein de l’Institut des géosciences de l’environnement (IGE), a été nommé membre de l’interface sciences-politique (le SPI) de la Convention des Nations unies sur la lutte contre la désertification (UNCCD).  Actuellement en poste à  Félix HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY en Côte d’Ivoire, Arona Didhiou a Continue Reading

CATCH THEM YOUNG: WASCAL ENGAGES SCHOOL CHILDREN ON CLIMATE CHANGE AT WASS 2022

As part of its efforts to involve children in combatting Climate Change and improving livelihoods in West Africa, WASCAL invited sixty (60) children from two basic schools (Horizon International and École Paddoue) in Ouagadougou Burkina-Faso to participate in the just ended WASCAL Science Symposium (WASS 2022) held in Ouagadougou. The objective for the children’s participation 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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