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

BMBF FUNDED BIOGAS LABORATORY PROJECT IN TOGO LAUNCHED

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, (BMBF), funded Renewable Energy Development Project on “High Technology Laboratory Construction for Production of Biogas, and Up-to-date Efficient Cooking Tool Mechanisms Implementation” has been launched at the University of Lomé, in Togo. The pilot project seeks to identify new research activities in the field of Renewable Energies Continue Reading

POTENTIAL ANALYSIS, BIOGAS LAB AND PYROLYSIS COOKER: DBFZ STARTS FOREIGN PROCJECT IN TOGO

https://www.dbfz.de/en/press-media-library/press/press-releases/press-release-13052020/ In a project financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and running until the end of 2023, Leipzig scientists are investigating the potential of residual and waste materials in West Africa and providing support in setting up a research biogas laboratory and in the production of pyrolysis cookers for rural Continue Reading

VACANCY FOR REGIONAL THEMATIC COORDINATOR – RENEWABLE ENERGY PRIORITY – RESEARCH THEME (PRT-RE)

Location:                                WASCAL Competence Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Duration of contract:            3 years fixed term renewable contract, with possibility of renewal  Date of publication              20th June, 2020 Closing date                           20th August, 2020 Supervisor                             Research Director Background WASCAL seeks to hire Regional Thematic Coordinator to work directly on its Renewable Energy Priority theme, to Continue Reading

VACANCY FOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – RENEWABLE ENERGY PRIORITY – RESEARCH THEME (PRT-RE)

Location:                          WASCAL Competence Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Duration of contract:      3 years fixed term renewable contract Date of publication          20th June, 2020 Closing date                      20th August, 2020 Supervisor                        Director of Research Background WASCAL seeks to hire Communications officer to work directly on its Renewable Energy Priority Research Theme. The position holder will work under the Continue Reading