CAPACITY BUILDING IN SUPPORT OF WEATHER, WATER AND CLIMATE SERVICES IN MALI AND NIGER

Project indicator Summary of results Outcome of Projects Identification of critical human capacity gaps and training needs for the modernization of the national hydro meteorological services in Mali and NigerProviding a guidance note for developing concepts of operations based on global best practicesDevelopment of training curriculum Mitigation to climate change Providing guidance to the World Continue Reading

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION PRACTICE RESEARCH AND CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORT TO ECOWAS

The overall objective of this project was to contribute to disaster risk management related research and policy advice in support of ECOWAS as well as capacity enhancement interventions to benefit ECOWAS member states and key stakeholders like media, academia, civil society organizations, NGOs and the private sector to better contribute to the implementation of Disaster Continue Reading

AGRICA

The AGRICA project, WASCAL being of the implementing partners, seeks to bridge the information gap and to provide scientific evidence to support the design of adaptation policies and strategies and to take investment decisions based on comprehensive risk assessments. The project provides comprehensive climate risk analyses for the agricultural sector in selected countries in sub-Saharan Continue Reading

GREEN BUILDERS

The GREEN BUILDERS project, jointly coordinated and implemented by WASCAL and UDS investigated how to better collect, recycle, and repurpose organic solid and liquid waste to benefit Urban and Peri Urban Agriculture and Green Urban Spaces for the urban and peri-urban Ouagadougou and Tamale. The project developed and facilitated multi-stakeholder platforms (MSPs) for learning and Continue Reading

AgRAIN

This ongoing research project seeks to address the problems associated with the unreliable and frequently shortened or interrupted growing season which is a major reason for crop failures in Burkina Faso. The project relies on twointerlinked adaptation strategies the improvement of precipitation monitoring and forecasting for agricultural planning, and an optimized collection and storage of Continue Reading

EnerSHelF

EnerSHelF is a German-Ghanaian joint project in which experts from science and industry of the various disciplines work together on both technical and politico-economic questions to improve and disseminate marketable PV-based energy solutions for health facilities in Ghana. The overall objective of the project is to simultaneously improve access to health services (SDG 3) and Continue Reading

RAMSES II

The Roles of Agroforestry in sustainable intensification of small farms and food Security of Societies in West Africa (RAMSES II) project is an international cooperation initiative based on inter and transdisciplinary research for development (R4D) activities. The RAMSES II project is coordinated by IRD and jointly implemented by WASCAL, CIRAD, WUR, ISRA, INERA, WASCAL and, Continue Reading

WABES

The West African Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (WABES) is an initiative with the aim of facilitating networking and capacity-building across West Africa to support the scientific assessments of Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). It is made up of a consortium of partner institutions across West Africa (including WASCAL) and Europe, is funded Continue Reading

UPSCALERS

The Upscaling Site-Specific Climate-smart Agriculture and Land use practices to Enhance Regional Production Systems in West-Africa (UPSCALERS) project is an innovative research-for-development projected aimed at integrating climate, crop, and livestock systems to achieve the maximum benefits. The project is part of the African Union Research Grants financed through the Financing Agreement between the African Union Continue Reading