Terms of reference for the selection of one student enrolled at master level to benefit from financial support for their master’s thesis

Context/general introduction While many countries recognize adaptation as an important component of their responses to climate change, little guidance on how to operationalize adaptation goals exists. There is thus a need for science-based adaptation planning, which requires sound climate risk analyses and assessment of potential adaptation strategies. To address this issue, the in-depth studies of Continue Reading

THE LIVING LAB OF WEST AFRICA–OUAGADOUGOU (LLWA) STRENGTHENS THE CAPACITIES OF ITS CITIZEN SCIENTISTS ON DATA COLLECTION TOOLS

As a follow-up to the kick-off workshop held on 1st March 2022, which led to the establishment of a stakeholders’ network, the Living Lab of the City of Ouagadougou has organized a training workshop to train stakeholders on methods and data collection tools to enhance further their involvement in monitoring adverse weather conditions, high temperatures, Continue Reading

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN ACADEMIC AND PRACTICALS: WASCAL SCHOLARS FROM KNUST ON STUDY VISIT TO COMPETENCE CENTRE

As part of their training, the 5th Batch of PhD students in WASCAL Climate Change and Land Use from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, paid a study visit to the WASCAL Competence Centre. This follows six months of classroom lectures at the Graduate School Programme at KNUST, Kumasi in Ghana. Continue Reading

Visit of delegation from WASCAL and SASSCAL to the University of Mittweida

Welcome Meeting and Introductions | 21 June at 9:30 am (CEST)https://hsmw.zoom.us/j/84932306850?pwd=SmhTdW5MYlJpQ083RGlBc1JiOCtUQT09 (Meeting-ID: 849 3230 6850, Kenncode: 586733)  Presentation of Selected Research Topics of Mittweida University related to climate change | 21 June at 1:00 pm (CEST)https://hsmw.zoom.us/j/89507289185?pwd=dzgwbTh0aCtnRDkrN2hkdUFrRzByZz09 (Meeting-ID: 895 0728 9185, Kenncode: 420428)  Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony | 22 June at 5:00 pm (CEST)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc_Lq4mv0yg AGENDA

REGIONAL EXPERT WORKSHOP ON E-WASTE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT IN WEST AFRICA: CO-DESIGNING THE RESEARCH ROAD MAP AND THEORY OF CHANGE

REGIONAL EXPERT WORKSHOP ON E-WASTE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT IN WEST AFRICA: CO-DESIGNING THE RESEARCH ROAD MAP AND THEORY OF CHANGE Date:  22-23 March 2022 Venue: WASCAL Competence center, Ouagadougou. [Terms of references] WASCAL, Competence Centre, BP9507 Ouagadougou 06, Blvd Mouamar El-Khadafi, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso February 2022

WORKSHOP: WASCAL AND PIK TO VALIDATE A STUDY ON CLIMATE RISK ANALYSIS

WORKSHOP: WASCAL AND PIK TO VALIDATE A STUDY ON CLIMATE RISK ANALYSIS   FOR THE IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF ADAPTATION STRATEGIES IN BURKINA FASO The negative impacts of Climate change on human being are getting more and more alarming, leading decision makers to request for more comprehensive and adapted solutions to the negative and unpredictable effects Continue Reading