EXCHANGE AMONG RESEARCHERS: KICK-OFF EVENT OF GERMAN-AFRICAN CLIMATE PROTECTION PROJECTS IN WEST AFRICA

On 28 and 29 April 2022, around 60 participants addressed the current research status of the six “WRAP2.0” projects and their role for West Africa. The research programme “WRAP2.0” of the WASCAL Science Service Centre is funded by the BMBF. In November 2021, the starting signal was given for six German-African collaborative projects in the Continue Reading

TOWARDS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PARIS AGREEMENT: INDEPENDENT GLOBAL STOCKTAKE HUB PROJECT LAUNCHED

The WASCAL Competence Centre, Ouagadougou, has hosted the official inception workshop of the Independent Global Stocktake (iGST) West Africa Regional Hub Project. The objective of the workshop was to officially launch the project and provide foundational information about the ongoing engagements of the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the formal GST process through the iGST Continue Reading

CITIZEN ACTIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT: THE LIVING LAB OF WEST AFRICA

Kick-off meeting of the Living Laboratory of West Africa (LLWA) under the I-CHANGE project (“Individual Change of HAbits Needed for Green European transition, EU-H2020 # 101037193), has been held at The WASCAL Competence Centre, Ouagadougou. The workshop was aimed at establishing the framework of stakeholders, the lab’s eco-citizen research, and actions mechanism to involve citizens Continue Reading

WASCAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND INFORMATICS SCHOLARS VISIT COMPETENCE CENTRE

As part of their training, WASCAL scholars pursuing masters in Climate Change and Informatics at the University Joseph Ky- Zerbo of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, visited the WASCAL automatic weather station in Bossa and research facilities at the Competence Centre in Ouagadougou.  The objective of the visit, which was the first of its kind, for Continue Reading

WASCAL DONATES THREE AUTOMATIC HYDRO SENSORS TO THE GAMBIA WITH SUPPORT FROM BMBF

The WASCAL Competence Centre has donated three automatic hydro sensors to the government of the Gambia to help facilitate data collection and sharing and utilization for research, education, capacity building and the provision of hydrological services for the country. In his address, Honourable James Gomez, the Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources, on behalf of Continue Reading

WASCAL AND KfW SIGN MoU TO COMMENCE €7 MILLION COMPETENCE CENTRE

WASCAL has signed a financing agreement with KfW for the construction of the new Competence Centre in Ouagadougou. The signing ceremony took place at the premises of the Competence Centre in Ouagadougou.    The signing of this contract was a historical moment, for it is an important prerequisite for the construction of the building. The Continue Reading

ÉNERGIES RENOUVELABLES : LE GHANA CLASSE 1ER EN AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST

Pour lutter contre le phénomène des délestages chroniques, le Ghana a eu recours aux énergies renouvelables. Au cours des derniers dix ans, le pays a investi plus de 2 milliards de $. Le Ghana a investi plus de 2 milliards $, dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables au cours des dix dernières années. Il s’agit 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

BURKINA FASO: WASCAL TO BUILD A COMPETENCE CENTRE IN OUAGADOUGOU

Sidelines of the 4th meeting of the Council of Ministers of 11 member countries of the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) held in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso. Member countries of the organization proceeded in the afternoon of the same day to laying of the first stone of the construction of its Competence Centre The Continue Reading

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Download the Application Form Below Application Form – Master Research Program on Informatics for Climate Change Université Joseph KI-ZERBO, Ouagadougou Download the Application Form Below Application Form – PhD in Climate Change and Agriculture (CC & Agric)Université des Sciences, des Techniques et des Technologies de Bamako(USTTB) – Mali; Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et deRecherche Continue Reading