MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN WASCAL AND UKCEH TO ESTABLISH COOPERATIVE CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVITIES

WASCAL has signed a cooperation agreement with the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) to strengthen and promote their partnership through research collaboration to establish and implement cooperative Climate Change in various research focused areas. Through this partnership, WASCAL and UKCEH agree to establish and implement cooperation including, but not limited to, Climate and 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

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

60 “MASTERS” FOR GREEN HYDROGEN FROM WEST AFRICA

With the “International Master’ s Programme in Energy and Green Hydrogen” (IMP-EGH), Forschungszentrum Jülich and RWTH Aachen University want to qualify students in West African countries for the future topic of “green hydrogen”. After a kick-off last October in Niamey/Niger, the official starting signal on the German side has now been given in Jülich. The Continue Reading

INVESTMENTS INTO SCIENCE AND EDUCATION ARE KEY TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT- DR KARSTEN HESS, BMBF

Dr. Karsten Hess, Head of Division, Global Climate Change in Research and Biodiversity at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), major funder of WASCAL has stated that investments into science and education are key to sustainable development, and that BMBF was investing cautiously in the capacity development of WASCAL students specially to Continue Reading

WASCAL ADMITS 132 WEST AFRICAN CLIMATE CHANGE STUDENTS INTO BMBF FUNDED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

The WASCAL Capacity Building Programme has officially welcomed its 5th batch of West African scholars in Climate Change for the 2021/2022 academic year with funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Speaking at the kick-off ceremony in Ghana on the University of Cape Coast campus, the    director of Capacity Building Department, Continue Reading

WASCAL AND KfW SIGN MoU TO COMMENCE €7 MILLION COMPETENCE CENTRE

WASCAL has signed a financing agreement with KfW for the construction of the new Competence Centre in Ouagadougou. The signing ceremony took place at the premises of the Competence Centre in Ouagadougou.    The signing of this contract was a historical moment, for it is an important prerequisite for the construction of the building. The Continue Reading

WASCAL IS TAKING UP A MEGA TOPIC OF THE FUTURE IN AFRICA’S GREEN HYDROGEN

The Commissioner for Innovation, Green Hydrogen at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Dr. Stefan Kaufmann has emphasized WASCAL is in a pole position to transform the West African energy sector through a cleaner and cheaper means of green hydrogen. He was speaking at the official launch of the international master’s programme in Continue Reading

60 WEST AFRICAN STUDENTS RECEIVE FULL GERMAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL MASTER’S IN GREEN HYDROGEN

WASCAL, with funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), has awarded full scholarship in International Master’s Programme in Energy and Green Hydrogen to 60 students from all 15 West African countries. Speaking at the official launch in Niamey, Niger which brought together government officials, diplomatic corps and the academic community together, Continue Reading