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

PPEDMAS: PRECISION PEST AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BASED ON MULTIDIMENSIONAL BIG DATA

January 17, 2022 By WASCAL The PPeDMaS project – led by WASCAL and implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydro-Agricultural Dev’t & Mechanisation (Burkina Faso) and Afrique Geosciences (Ouagadougou) – aims to provide a compelling set of digital solutions that will encourage and propel the integration of science and technology into West African agriculture Continue Reading

I-CHANGE

November, 2021 By WASCAL The I-CHANGE project deals with the challenge of engaging and promoting the active participation of citizens to address climate change, sustainable development and environmental protection in the framework of the European Green Deal, the European Climate Pact and the European Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. The project addresses through a multi-disciplinary and Continue Reading

CAPACITY BUILDING IN SUPPORT OF WEATHER, WATER AND CLIMATE SERVICES IN MALI AND NIGER

Project indicator Summary of results Outcome of Projects Identification of critical human capacity gaps and training needs for the modernization of the national hydro meteorological services in Mali and NigerProviding a guidance note for developing concepts of operations based on global best practicesDevelopment of training curriculum Mitigation to climate change Providing guidance to the World Continue Reading

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION PRACTICE RESEARCH AND CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORT TO ECOWAS

The overall objective of this project was to contribute to disaster risk management related research and policy advice in support of ECOWAS as well as capacity enhancement interventions to benefit ECOWAS member states and key stakeholders like media, academia, civil society organizations, NGOs and the private sector to better contribute to the implementation of Disaster Continue Reading

CIREG

West African countries have a large potential to leapfrog on modern renewable energy technologies, a crucial transformation process the CIREG project intends to support by co-developing climate services and solutions to provide relevant information to stakeholders and decision-makers. The project which is jointly implemented by WASCAL, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK, leader of Continue Reading

AGRICA

The AGRICA project, WASCAL being of the implementing partners, seeks to bridge the information gap and to provide scientific evidence to support the design of adaptation policies and strategies and to take investment decisions based on comprehensive risk assessments. The project provides comprehensive climate risk analyses for the agricultural sector in selected countries in sub-Saharan Continue Reading

GREEN BUILDERS

The GREEN BUILDERS project, jointly coordinated and implemented by WASCAL and UDS investigated how to better collect, recycle, and repurpose organic solid and liquid waste to benefit Urban and Peri Urban Agriculture and Green Urban Spaces for the urban and peri-urban Ouagadougou and Tamale. The project developed and facilitated multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs) for learning and Continue Reading