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

WASCAL STUDENTS IN MARINE SCIENCES VISIT SHRIMP CULTIVATION FARM IN CABO VERDE

The WASCAL 1st batch of students in Master’s Research Programme in Climate Change and Marine Sciences, Cabo Verde, have paid an academic visit to the “Fazenda do Camarão”, the shrimp farm located in Calhau, as part of its field work of the programme. The visit sought to observe the species of microalgae used in the Continue Reading

WASCAL LAUNCHES NEW SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME ON ENERGY AND GREEN HYDROGEN FOR ECOWAS STUDENTS

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), a West African international Climate Change Institution has launched a new scholarship scheme for students from all ECOWAS states who want to pursue International Master’s Degree in Energy and Green Hydrogen Technology. The 24-months’ programme, to be run in partnership with Continue Reading

WASCAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

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WORKING TOGETHER IN THE INTEREST OF THE FORESTS AND SUSTAINABILITY

By Dr. Safie SANFO, Senior Scientist, WASCAL Competence Centre Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso Intensifying land and ecological restoration will lead to sustainable increase in the provision of ecosystem services, production as well as reversing biodiversity losses, societal resilience and food security urgently needed in the current context of changes in climate, environment, markets, and demography. That 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

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 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

ADVERTISEMENT FOR A CO-OPERATOR OF A 400 KW HYBRID WASTE TO ENERGY FACILITY AT GYANKOBAA

The hybrid waste to energy as a sustainable solution for Ghana project is looking for a Ghanaian owned company with expertise in waste management and the operation of a waste to energy facility to be a partner in the operational consortium to operate the 400 kW pilot waste to energy power plant at Gyankobaa in 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