PROCUREMENT NOTICE FOR OFFICES, LABORATORY, SORTING SHED, COMPOST SHED OF WASTE TO ENERGY PROJECT: DEADLINE 16.10.2021

The University of Rostock (UR) and the West African Service Center for Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) seek to apply portions of their budgetary allocation under the waste to energy as a sustainable solution for Ghana project (In Gyankobaa, Kumasi) to procure the following items. Notice is hereby served for all interested vendors/parties to put in Continue Reading

UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE CHANGE

By Suleiman Aisha Abba Many people do not know what climate change is, either due to ignorance, false assumption or deliberate misinformation, which has led to a series of myths about climate change. In this article, we tackle the subject from a different viewpoint, discussing what climate change is, its causes, and, its effects on Continue Reading

ECOWAS & WASCAL HOLD VALIDATION WORKSHOP ON IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRIC, WATER IN WEST AFRICA

A two-day workshop to present results of the research project to identify the impacts of climate change and adaptation cost on agriculture, water sector and coastal zones in West Africa by ECOWAS in partnership with WASCAL has been held at WASCAL’s Competence Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The first day of the workshop was dedicated Continue Reading

WEST AFRICAN MINISTERS MEET ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND GREEN HYDROGEN FOR THE SUB-REGION

WASCAL Ministerial Council has held its 4th biennial meeting that seeks to bring all ministers responsible for environmental, climate change renewable energy and higher education within the WASCAL member states in West Africa. This year’s theme, “Enhancing West Africa’s scientific capacity towards accelerated climate action for sustainable development” seeks to create the platform for the Continue Reading

GHANA MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT TOURS BMBF FUNDED WASTE TO ENERGY PROJECT SITE

Ghana’s new minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and innovation (MESTI), Honorable. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie has paid a working visit to the Hybrid Waste to Energy project site in the Ashanti Region as part of its engagement with WASCAL. In an interaction with the WASCAL team, led by the 2nd deputy chairman of WASCAL governing board, Continue Reading

WASCAL AND ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES SIGN PACT TO EXPAND CLIMATE CHANGE TRAINING OF WEST AFRICAN SCIENTISTS

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), and the Association of African Universities (AAU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaboratively build and make provision for tailor made climate and environmental services for development efforts in critical climate smart agriculture, food systems, water and sanitation, renewable Continue Reading

WASCAL ENGAGES FIRST GREEN HYDROGEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS

One hundred and thirty prospective West African beneficiaries of WASCAL’s scholarship students from across West Africa participated in the inaugural edition of the WASCAL Open Day for students who are applying to the newly introduced international master’s programme in energy and green hydrogen technology. The one-day event which took place via zoom, was under the Continue Reading

WASCAL GRADUATE SCHOOL DIRECTORS DELIBRATE ON INNOVATIVE WAYS TO BUILD CLIMATE CHANGE CAPACITIES IN WEST AFRICA

A two-day meeting of Directors of WASCAL Graduate Studies Programme (GSP) from twelve lead Universities was held virtually in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to deliberate on building sustainable innovative centre of excellence in Climate Change. The objective of the meeting was to deliberate on accreditation processes of the school Continue Reading