BMBF FUNDED HYBDRID WASTE TO ENERGY PROJECT VALUED AT 6.2 MILLION EURO COMMISSIONED

The Pilot Hybrid Waste to Energy Project valued at 6.2 million euros, with funding from the German government through the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has been commissioned by the President of the Republic Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa- Akufo Addo at a ceremony held at Gyankobaa Atwima Nwabiagya in the Ashanti Region. Speaking 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

WASCAL ENGAGES COP 26 PARTICIPANTS IN CLIMATE CHANGE, MIGRATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

WASCAL, represented by Dr. Safie Sanfo, Regional Thematic Coordinator-Rural-Urban and Cross border Migration in West Africa from the WASCAL Competence Centre joined other speakers via an online symposium on “Understanding the challenges of Climate Change, Migration and Sustainability: the contribution from African Universities”, at the just ended COP 26 in Glasgow. The symposium which was 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

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 LAUNCHES NEW SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME ON ENERGY AND GREEN HYDROGEN FOR ECOWAS STUDENTS

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), a West African international Climate Change Institution has launched a new scholarship scheme for students from all ECOWAS states who want to pursue International Master’s Degree in Energy and Green Hydrogen Technology. The 24-months’ programme, to be run in partnership with 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

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