Four PhD students from the Climate Change and Biodiversity programme of WASCAL which is affiliated to the University Felix Houphӧet Boingy, Cote d’Ivoire, have defended their doctoral degree theses. The students are Emmanuel Boakye Amoah(Ghana); Issaharou Matchi Issaaka (Niger); Ceesay Adam (The Gambia); and Sanogo Kapoury (Mali).
The Graduate programme on Climate Change and Biodiversity is training PhD students as experts to understand and protect species richness, genetic diversity, ecosystems and its services for the next generations.
The programme commenced in 2012 with nine students. It is expected that the remaining five students will soon defend their theses. Congratulations to the graduands.