BMBF FUNDS 3 MILLION EURO GREEN HYDROGEN PROGRAMME ON SOLAR PV POWER PLANTS IN WEST AFRICA

WASCAL, in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, (BMBF), has officially launched the Project “Optimizing Solar PV for Green Hydrogen Production in West Africa (PV2H)”, coupled with the BIO2H and bioenergy feasibility studies in Burkina Faso, as part of strategies to contribute to the promotion of the development of green hydrogen Continue Reading

60 “MASTERS” FOR GREEN HYDROGEN FROM WEST AFRICA

With the “International Master’ s Programme in Energy and Green Hydrogen” (IMP-EGH), Forschungszentrum Jülich and RWTH Aachen University want to qualify students in West African countries for the future topic of “green hydrogen”. After a kick-off last October in Niamey/Niger, the official starting signal on the German side has now been given in Jülich. The 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

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