WASCAL CABO VERDE WELCOMES 2ND BATCH OF MASTER’S STUDENTS IN CLIMATE CHANGE AND MARINE SCIENCES

The WASCAL Graduate Studies Programme in Climate Change and Marine Science funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), in Cabo Verde has welcomed students from the 2nd batch of the Master in Climate Change and Marine Sciences at the Institute of Engineering and Marine Sciences – ISECMAR, of the Atlantic Technical Continue Reading

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS POSTDOC FELLOWSHIPS | DAAD CLIMAPAFRICA: AFRICANS IN CLIMATE RESEARCH | DEADLINE 15.02.2021

The DAAD Climate research Alumni and Postdocs in Africa (climapAfrica) programmebrings together high-potential African researchers in climate change research and protection with African alumni experts of German funding initiatives in the field of climate research. Through currently seven thematic working groups, it seeks to catalyse uptake and use of research outputs through a vibrant, highly Continue Reading

WASCAL AND WEST AFRICAN VICE CHANCELLORS STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIPS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

WASCAL has held a strategic meeting with its 12 Lead Universities in West Africa to strengthen the collaboration between the organization and Lead University Vice-Chancellors for sustainability. The meeting which created a communication platform between the vice chancellors of the Lead Universities, WASCAL and the  German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) acknowledged the Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENT FOR A CO-OPERATOR OF A 400 KW HYBRID WASTE TO ENERGY FACILITY AT GYANKOBAA

The hybrid waste to energy as a sustainable solution for Ghana project is looking for a Ghanaian owned company with expertise in waste management and the operation of a waste to energy facility to be a partner in the operational consortium to operate the 400 kW pilot waste to energy power plant at Gyankobaa in Continue Reading

WASCAL PRESENTS 60 AUTOMATIC HYDROLOGICAL SENSORS TO WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES WITH SUPPORT FROM GERMANY

WASCAL has held a Science Policy Dialogue to discuss the state of art of the  German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funded Hydrometeorological equipment  and to commission the sixty (60) Automatic Hydrological sensor facilities to the seven beneficiary river basins and national hydrological agencies in  the  West African sub- region.  . The event Continue Reading

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS; CENTRE FELLOWS

https://www.knust.edu.gh/announcements/general/call-applications-centre-fellows Background The Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation Centre Kumasi (RWESCK) is a Regional Centre of Excellence at the Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. The Centre specializes in the delivery of high-quality post-graduate programmes at the PhD and MSc level as well as Continue Reading

WASCAL COMPTENCE CENTRE ENGAGES WEST AFRICAN PLAYERS IN METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATION NETWORK

The WASCAL Competence Centre in Ouagadougou has organized a two-day regional workshop on  “  Hydro-Meteorological Observation Networks: Status quo and Perspectives” to interact on the   roadmap and future perspectives of the acquired hydro sensors for the region. The workshop also preceded the official commissioning of the equipment to beneficiaries. The overall objective of the workshop Continue Reading

CIREG POLICY BRIEFS

Download Policy Briefs (English & French) https://wascal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CIREG-POLICY-BRIEF-ENGLISH.pdf ——————————————————————————————————————– https://wascal.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CIREG-POLICY-BRIEF-FRENCH.pdf

WASCAL’S FATOU GUEYE BECOMES FIRST FEMALE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHEIKH ANTA DIOP (UCAD), SENEGAL

Director of the WASCAL’s Doctoral Research Programme (DRP) in Climate Change Economics, at the Cheikh Anta Diop University Senegal, Fatou Gueye, has become the first female professor in Economics at the University since its establishment in 1957. This was announced by the Committee of the ‘Conseil Africain et Malgache de l’Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES)’,  the solely mandated  Continue Reading

FIGHTING COVID-19- WASCAL STAFF IN THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, AKURE DONATE TO 50 FAMILIES IN NIGERIA

As part of efforts to fight the global pandemic corona virus, members of staff of the Doctoral Research Programme-West African Climate Systems  (WACS -FUTA) have donated  50 packs of COVID-19 palliatives to a neighbouring village to the University, Ibule-Soro. The packages were meant to ameliorate the biting effects of the COVID-19 lockdown. Voluntary donations were Continue Reading