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

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

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 STUDENTS IN MARINE SCIENCES VISIT SHRIMP CULTIVATION FARM IN CABO VERDE

The WASCAL 1st batch of students in Master’s Research Programme in Climate Change and Marine Sciences, Cabo Verde, have paid an academic visit to the “Fazenda do Camarão”, the shrimp farm located in Calhau, as part of its field work of the programme. The visit sought to observe the species of microalgae used in the Continue Reading

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

MRS. ANJA KARLICZEK: HYDROGEN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFRICA PLANNED

BMBF / Hans-Joachim Rickel: The Federal Research Minister, Anja Karliczek and her Nigerien counterpart, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Yahouza Sadissou (Chairman of the WASCAL Ministerial Council), agreed in Berlin to establish a hydrogen partnership and strategic measures to expand in West Africa. The Federal Minister of Research Anja Karliczek explains: The Federal Continue Reading