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

CIREG

West African countries have a large potential to leapfrog on modern renewable energy technologies, a crucial transformation process the CIREG project intends to support by co-developing climate services and solutions to provide relevant information to stakeholders and decision-makers. The project which is jointly implemented by WASCAL, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK, leader of Continue Reading

PARADes

WWCS (Mali and Niger)

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

DRR ECOWAS

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