THREE AFRICAN INSTITUTIONS PARTNER TO USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

The West African Science Services Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) in partnership two other institutions, RUFORUM, an organization made up of African universities working to promote agricultural development and the AKADEMIYA2063, established to expand the portfolio of research and capacity-strengthening for agricultural policy making, are partnering WASCAL to implement the Climate Continue Reading

WASCAL JOINS NDCs PARTNERSHIP – A GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE COALITION AS ASSOCIATE MEMBER

WASCAL has officially been endorsed as an associate member to the NDC Partnership, a global coalition of countries and institutions collaborating to drive transformational climate action through sustainable development and committed to ambitious implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. As an associate member, WASCAL will Continue Reading

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

WASCAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND INFORMATICS SCHOLARS VISIT COMPETENCE CENTRE

As part of their training, WASCAL scholars pursuing masters in Climate Change and Informatics at the University Joseph Ky- Zerbo of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, visited the WASCAL automatic weather station in Bossa and research facilities at the Competence Centre in Ouagadougou.  The objective of the visit, which was the first of its kind, for Continue Reading

WASCAL: WEST AFRICAN SCIENCE SERVICE CENTRE LAYS FOUNDATION STONE FOR NEW RESEARCH BUILDING IN MINDELO (CAPE VERDE)

Laying of the foundation stone on Cape Verde: The official start of construction of the new WASCAL research and administration building took place today in Mindelo. The BMBF is funding the construction of the building as a sponsor of the WASCAL master’s programme based there. The construction plans are ready, now it’s time for excavators Continue Reading

WASCAL DONATES THREE AUTOMATIC HYDRO SENSORS TO THE GAMBIA WITH SUPPORT FROM BMBF

The WASCAL Competence Centre has donated three automatic hydro sensors to the government of the Gambia to help facilitate data collection and sharing and utilization for research, education, capacity building and the provision of hydrological services for the country. In his address, Honourable James Gomez, the Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources, on behalf of Continue Reading

LUTTE CONTRE LE CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE ET PROMOTION DE L’HYDROGENE VERT EN AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST: WASCAL CELEBRE SES DIX ANS D’EXISTENCE

Accra, Ghana– Centre d’excellence ouest-africain en matière de changement climatique et de l’hydrogène vert, WASCAL est heureux de vous faire part de la célébration de son 10e anniversaire et fera découvrir, à cette occasion, à ses partenaires ouest-africains et internationaux, ses réalisations et résultats engrangés.   Le Pr. Mouhamadou Hassirou, Président du Conseil d’Administration de WASCAL, Continue Reading

WASCAL A DECADE- CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF PROVIDING CLIMATE CHANGE AND GREEN HYDROGEN SOLUTIONS IN WEST AFRICA

Accra, Ghana– A West African Centre of Excellence in Climate Change and Green Hydrogen, WASCAL, is delighted to announce the celebration of its the 10th anniversary and to showcase its achievements to its West African and global partners.  In a statement issued by Prof. Mouhamadou Hassirou, the Chairman of the Governing Board of WASCAL, he Continue Reading

AKADEMIYA2063 AND THE WEST AFRICAN SCIENCE SERVICE CENTRE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTED LAND USE (WASCAL) PARTNER TO ADVANCE POLICY RESEARCH AND DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE

AKADEMIYA2063 has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) to facilitate collaboration in climate change research, provision of technical support to global and regional climate change initiatives, and the advancement of policy dialogue through stakeholder engagement. Through this partnership, AKADEMIYA2063 and Continue Reading