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

GOVERNMENT OF BURKINA FASO READY TO WORK WITH RESOLUTIONS FROM WASCAL SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM TO MEET NDCs

The Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Burkina Faso, Prof. Adjima Thombiano has stated that the government of Burkina Faso looked forward to receiving the resolutions and any other results from the just-ended WASCAL Science Symposium,  worth implementing by the government of Burkina Faso, as part of its efforts to realize the Nationally Continue Reading

WASCAL SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2022 CALLS FOR MORE CONCRETE ACTIONS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

WASCAL has organized the second edition of its Science Symposium, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, under the theme: ‘’ Research, Innovation, and capacity building to combat climate change and improve livelihoods in West Africa. This year’s Symposium took place under the chairmanship of the Honorable minister of Higher Education and Research of the Republic of Mali, Continue Reading

WASCAL SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2022

WASCAL Science Symposium2022: WASCAL Ministerial Council Chair, and Minister of Higher Education and Research, Prof. Amadou Keita has commended WASCAL for its leadership in fighting #climatechange in West Africa. He called on WASCAL to deepen its partnerships with local and global players on its way to building a self-sustaining institution and positioning itself as a Continue Reading

WEST AFRICAN SCIENTISTS TO MEET IN OUAGADOUGOU FOR A POST COP27 SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso- WASCAL is organizing the Science Symposium 2022 under the theme ‘’ Research, Innovation, and Capacity Building to combat Climate Change and improve livelihoods in West Africa. The opening ceremony is under the chairmanship of the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Burkina Faso, Prof. Adjima Thiombiano and will be declared Continue Reading