OVERVIEW OF THE COORDINATION PROJECT

Over the years, the cooperation that exist between Germany and West Africa have given rise to several initiatives such as the launch of the Go Green Go Africa Hydrogen Initiative by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung ,BMBF) which has received a favorable echo in the whole West African region Continue Reading

WASCAL CABO VERDE WELCOMES 2ND BATCH OF MASTER’S STUDENTS IN CLIMATE CHANGE AND MARINE SCIENCES

The WASCAL Graduate Studies Programme in Climate Change and Marine Science funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), in Cabo Verde has welcomed students from the 2nd batch of the Master in Climate Change and Marine Sciences at the Institute of Engineering and Marine Sciences – ISECMAR, of the Atlantic Technical Continue Reading

PROCUREMENT NOTICE: ACQUISITION OF SOLAR PV SYSTEM | DEADLINE 31.12.2020

As part of the Hybrid Waste-to-Energy, a sustainable solution for Ghana Project with funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment Science and Technology Innovation, the University of Rostock and its partners are pleased to use part of their grant to finance the procurement, installation and Continue Reading

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS POSTDOC FELLOWSHIPS | DAAD CLIMAPAFRICA: AFRICANS IN CLIMATE RESEARCH | DEADLINE 15.02.2021

The DAAD Climate research Alumni and Postdocs in Africa (climapAfrica) programmebrings together high-potential African researchers in climate change research and protection with African alumni experts of German funding initiatives in the field of climate research. Through currently seven thematic working groups, it seeks to catalyse uptake and use of research outputs through a vibrant, highly Continue Reading

WASCAL AND WEST AFRICAN VICE CHANCELLORS STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIPS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

WASCAL has held a strategic meeting with its 12 Lead Universities in West Africa to strengthen the collaboration between the organization and Lead University Vice-Chancellors for sustainability. The meeting which created a communication platform between the vice chancellors of the Lead Universities, WASCAL and the  German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) acknowledged the Continue Reading

VACANCY FOR POSTDOC POSITION IN LAW AND POLITICS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

Institution : WASCAL Type of contract : Post Doctoral Study Requirement : Doctorate holder   Start date: 01 December 2020 Background The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) was established for all the 15 West African countries with the support of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Continue Reading

VACANCY FOR POSTDOC IN RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS ON ASSESSMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Institution : WASCAL Type of contract : Post Doctoral Study Requirement : Doctorate holder Starting date: 01 December 2020 Background The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) was established for all the 15 West African countries with the support of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research Continue Reading

WASCAL PRESENTS 60 AUTOMATIC HYDROLOGICAL SENSORS TO WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES WITH SUPPORT FROM GERMANY

WASCAL has held a Science Policy Dialogue to discuss the state of art of the  German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funded Hydrometeorological equipment  and to commission the sixty (60) Automatic Hydrological sensor facilities to the seven beneficiary river basins and national hydrological agencies in  the  West African sub- region.  . The event Continue Reading

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS; CENTRE FELLOWS

https://www.knust.edu.gh/announcements/general/call-applications-centre-fellows Background The Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation Centre Kumasi (RWESCK) is a Regional Centre of Excellence at the Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. The Centre specializes in the delivery of high-quality post-graduate programmes at the PhD and MSc level as well as Continue Reading

WASCAL COMPTENCE CENTRE ENGAGES WEST AFRICAN PLAYERS IN METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATION NETWORK

The WASCAL Competence Centre in Ouagadougou has organized a two-day regional workshop on  “  Hydro-Meteorological Observation Networks: Status quo and Perspectives” to interact on the   roadmap and future perspectives of the acquired hydro sensors for the region. The workshop also preceded the official commissioning of the equipment to beneficiaries. The overall objective of the workshop Continue Reading

CIREG POLICY BRIEFS

Download Policy Briefs (English & French) https://wascal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CIREG-POLICY-BRIEF-ENGLISH.pdf ——————————————————————————————————————– https://wascal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CIREG-POLICY-BRIEF-FRENCH.pdf