WASCAL’S FATOU GUEYE BECOMES FIRST FEMALE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHEIKH ANTA DIOP (UCAD), SENEGAL

Director of the WASCAL’s Doctoral Research Programme (DRP) in Climate Change Economics, at the Cheikh Anta Diop University Senegal, Fatou Gueye, has become the first female professor in Economics at the University since its establishment in 1957. This was announced by the Committee of the ‘Conseil Africain et Malgache de l’Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES)’,  the solely mandated  Continue Reading

FIGHTING COVID-19- WASCAL STAFF IN THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE DONATE TO 50 FAMILIES IN NIGERIA

As part of efforts to fight the global pandemic corona virus, members of staff of the Doctoral Research Programme-West African Climate Systems  (WACS -FUTA) have donated  50 packs of COVID-19 palliatives to a neighbouring village to the University, Ibule-Soro. The packages were meant to ameliorate the biting effects of the COVID-19 lockdown. Voluntary donations were Continue Reading

WASCAL CONGRATULATES GERMANY ON ITS 30TH UNITY DAY

WASCAL wishes to congratulate the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) on its Unity Day which falls on 3rd October. Our partnership with the Federal Republic of Germany over the years has been mutually beneficial. The tremendous support in working together to ensure the successful fight against Climate Change and improving livelihoods in Continue Reading

WASCAL COTE D’IVOIRE PARTNERS CLIMATE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN IN WEST AFRICA

The WASCAL Doctoral School in Biodiversity-African Centre of Excellence on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture (WASCAL / CEA-CCBAD) of the University Félix Houphouët-Boigny Cote d’Ivoire, has been chosen to host the Climate Leadership Programme for Women in West Africa (WAfriCLP). The  programme  which selected acohort of 18 women from Benin, Burkina-Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Continue Reading

WASCAL AND ECOWAS SIGN MOU ON GREEN HYDROGEN AND OTHER RENEWABLE ENERGIES INITIATIVES

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate and Adapted Land Use, WASCAL and the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the field of sustainable energy development in West Africa through development of an ambitious and viable project pipeline for investment, implementation and Continue Reading

ZEF-WASCAL-PAUWES COOPERATION

The Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) of the Federal Republic of Germany supports a consortium established by two important international initiatives in Africa, the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), the Pan African University – Institute of Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES), and a Continue Reading

WABES

The West African Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (WABES) supports the contribution of West African countries to the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). WABES is funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). WABES – A Regional Expert Platform for West Africa WABES facilitates exchange Continue Reading