06-12-2017

BMBF READY TO FUND 4TH BATCH OF GRADUATE STUDIES PROGRAMME OF WASCAL

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has pledged its continuous support to fund the fourth batch of students of the Graduate Studies Programme of WASCAL.

This was made known by Prof. René Haak of BMBF at a -2 day workshop held in Accra to review the  sustainability of the WASCAL Graduate School Programme.

The successful workshop brought together Directors of the various Graduate School Programme as well as their Vice Chancellors. Representatives from the various German Partner Institutions and WASCAL’s sister organization, SASSCAL also attended the workshop.

Participants expressed their gratitude to the German Government for their continuous support for the West African region, with particular mentions of Mr. Wilfried Kraus  and Prof René Haak and of BMBF.
 
Representatives from proposed Graduate Schools in Cape Verde and Burkina Faso were also in attendance. Resolutions for the reforms were made and a committee, tasked to finalize document for onward adoption and implementation.

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