WASCAL IS TAKING UP A MEGA TOPIC OF THE FUTURE IN AFRICA’S GREEN HYDROGEN

The Commissioner for Innovation, Green Hydrogen at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Dr. Stefan Kaufmann has emphasized WASCAL is in a pole position to transform the West African energy sector through a cleaner and cheaper means of green hydrogen. He was speaking at the official launch of the international master’s programme in Continue Reading

60 WEST AFRICAN STUDENTS RECEIVE FULL GERMAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL MASTER’S IN GREEN HYDROGEN

WASCAL, with funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), has awarded full scholarship in International Master’s Programme in Energy and Green Hydrogen to 60 students from all 15 West African countries. Speaking at the official launch in Niamey, Niger which brought together government officials, diplomatic corps and the academic community together, Continue Reading

UNITED NATIONS ENDORSES WASCAL CABO VERDE’S OCEAN SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

WASCAL-Cabo Verde is delighted to announce to all the partners, students, and collaborators the endorsement as Decade Project in the framework of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, specifically in the Early Career Ocean Professionals Programme (ECOP). This recognition triggers our responsibility and commitment to the West African Science Service Centre Continue Reading

SYMPOSIUM ON WEST AFRICAN CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH ENDS SUCCESSFULLY IN GERMANY

The hybrid Symposium on “Capacity Development and Research in West Africa – WASCAL and its German Partners” successfully showed the great achievements of WASCAL and its Graduate Programme. The first day of the hybrid Symposium included very critically exciting presentations of the vision and excellent development of WASCAL by Dr. Karsten Hess from the BMBF Continue Reading

SYMPOSIUM ON RESEARCH & CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN WEST AFRICA – WASCAL AND GERMAN PARTNERS

The “Symposium on Research & Capacity Development in West Africa – WASCAL and German Partners” takes place on September 22nd and 23rd in Würzburg, Germany. This symposium, is organized by the WASCAL-De-Coop team at the University of Würzburg. We are happy to welcome Dr. Karsten Hess from BMBF, the Chair of WASCALs Governing Board Prof. Hassirou, the director of Capacity Building Prof. Daouda Koné, the directors Continue Reading

KICK OFF MEETING BETWEEN WASCAL AND THE GERMAN UNIVERSITY OF MITTWEIDA FOR A COOPERATION ON THE FIELD OF CLIMATE CHANGE AFRICA HELD

 A kick-off meeting between the University of Applied Sciences at Mittweida, Germany and   WASCAL   to commence a cooperation has been held. The delegation from the University of Applied Sciences at Mittweida was led by Prof. Ramona Kusche,  WASCAL was led by the Executive Director, Dr. Moumini Savadogo,  Dr. Gabin Ananou from the Project Management Agency Continue Reading

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IS FUNDING NEW BUILDING OF THE COMPETENCE CENTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTED LAND MANAGEMENT IN BURKINA FASO

At the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) Ministerial Conference held on July 22nd in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the foundation stone was laid for a new building of the WASCAL climate Competence centre. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) set up the West African Competence Centre 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