WASCAL has a strong commitment to help educate the next generation of scientists to attain an in-depth knowledge of different climate related issues in order to help the region develop suitable management strategies.  

The Capacity Building Department of WASCAL operates on two platforms; The GSP and In-service Training.

The Capacity Building Programme facilitates academic education amongst 10 West African universities in collaboration with German institutions through the Graduate Studies Programme (GSP). The Graduate studies programme handle helps educate the next generation of scientists attain an intimate knowledge of different climate related issues in order to help the region develop suitable management strategies.  change and respond to current and future adaptation / mitigation challenges.