This ongoing research project seeks to address the problems associated with the unreliable and frequently shortened or interrupted growing season which is a major reason for crop failures in Burkina Faso. The project relies on twointerlinked adaptation strategies the improvement of precipitation monitoring and forecasting for agricultural planning, and an optimized collection and storage of Continue Reading


EnerSHelF is a German-Ghanaian joint project in which experts from science and industry of the various disciplines work together on both technical and politico-economic questions to improve and disseminate marketable PV-based energy solutions for health facilities in Ghana. The overall objective of the project is to simultaneously improve access to health services (SDG 3) and Continue Reading


The Roles of Agroforestry in sustainable intensification of small farms and food Security of Societies in West Africa (RAMSES II) project is an international cooperation initiative based on inter and transdisciplinary research for development (R4D) activities. The RAMSES II project is coordinated by IRD and jointly implemented by WASCAL, CIRAD, WUR, ISRA, INERA, WASCAL and, Continue Reading


The West African Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (WABES) is an initiative with the aim of facilitating networking and capacity-building across West Africa to support the scientific assessments of Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). It is made up of a consortium of partner institutions across West Africa (including WASCAL) and Europe, is funded Continue Reading


The Upscaling Site-Specific Climate-smart Agriculture and Land use practices to Enhance Regional Production Systems in West-Africa (UPSCALERS) project is an innovative research-for-development projected aimed at integrating climate, crop, and livestock systems to achieve the maximum benefits. The project is part of the African Union Research Grants financed through the Financing Agreement between the African Union Continue Reading