WEST AFRICAN MINISTERS MEET ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND GREEN HYDROGEN FOR THE SUB-REGION

WASCAL Ministerial Council has held its 4th biennial meeting that seeks to bring all ministers responsible for environmental, climate change renewable energy and higher education within the WASCAL member states in West Africa. This year’s theme, “Enhancing West Africa’s scientific capacity towards accelerated climate action for sustainable development” seeks to create the platform for the Continue Reading

WASCAL AND PARTNERS MAKE STRIDES IN CLIMATE INFORMATION
FOR INTEGRATED RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY GENERATION

The Executive Director of The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), Dr. Moumini Savadogo has lauded all the global partners who made active contributions towards the successful implementation of the Climate Information for Integrated Renewable Electricity Generation Project (CIREG) which has successfully come to an end. In his Continue Reading

FINAL STAKEHOLDER EVENT OF CLIMATE INFORMATION FOR INTEGRATED RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN WEST AFRICA

You are specially invited to join us on the final stakeholder event of the “Climate Information for Integrated Renewable Electricity Generation in West Africa” (CIREG project). The objective of the event is to enable the project stakeholder to discuss the usefulness of the project and identify possible follow up for the Operationalization of Climate Services. Continue Reading

KARLICZEK: WEST AFRICA CAN BECOME THE CLIMATE-FRIENDLY ENERGY POWERHOUSE OF THE WORLD

The first results of the BMBF project “Atlas of Green Hydrogen Generation Potentials in Africa” show huge potential for a partnership between Germany and West Africa. Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek presented the Atlas of Green Hydrogen Generation Potentials in Africa together with the Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen, Dr Stefan Kaufmann, today. It analyses Continue Reading

GHANA MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT TOURS BMBF FUNDED WASTE TO ENERGY PROJECT SITE

Ghana’s new minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and innovation (MESTI), Honorable. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie has paid a working visit to the Hybrid Waste to Energy project site in the Ashanti Region as part of its engagement with WASCAL. In an interaction with the WASCAL team, led by the 2nd deputy chairman of WASCAL governing board, Continue Reading

WASCAL AND ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES SIGN PACT TO EXPAND CLIMATE CHANGE TRAINING OF WEST AFRICAN SCIENTISTS

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), and the Association of African Universities (AAU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaboratively build and make provision for tailor made climate and environmental services for development efforts in critical climate smart agriculture, food systems, water and sanitation, renewable Continue Reading

100% SCHOLARSHIP IN ANY OF OUR 11 WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES OF YOUR CHOICE

Download the Application Form Below Application Form – Master Research Program on Informatics for Climate Change Université Joseph KI-ZERBO, Ouagadougou Download the Application Form Below Application Form – PhD in Climate Change and Agriculture (CC & Agric)Université des Sciences, des Techniques et des Technologies de Bamako(USTTB) – Mali; Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et deRecherche Continue Reading

TRAINING ON DRONES AS A NEW WORKING TOOL FOR BIOLOGISTS AND CONSERVATIONISTS HELD AT WASCAL CABO VERDE

As part of its master’s programme in Climate Change and Marine Sciences, WASCAL Cabo Verde in partnership with the Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring of Cabo Verde (CEM-CV) has held workshop under the theme, “Drones, a new working tool for biologists and conservationists”. The four-day training was divided into theoretical and practical classes, designed for students of Continue Reading

WASCAL ENGAGES FIRST GREEN HYDROGEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS

One hundred and thirty prospective West African beneficiaries of WASCAL’s scholarship students from across West Africa participated in the inaugural edition of the WASCAL Open Day for students who are applying to the newly introduced international master’s programme in energy and green hydrogen technology. The one-day event which took place via zoom, was under the Continue Reading

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