NEWS & UPDATES

WEST AFRICAN SCIENTISTS TO MEET IN OUAGADOUGOU FOR A POST COP27 SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso- WASCAL is organizing the Science Symposium 2022 under the theme ‘’ Research, Innovation, and Capacity Building to combat Climate Change and improve livelihoods in West Africa. The opening ceremony is under the chairmanship of the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Burkina Faso, Prof. Adjima Thiombiano and will be declared Continue Reading

WASCAL TO MAKE A CASE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AT COP 27

As part of its efforts to contribute to increasing the resilience of human and environmental systems to climate change, and to reduce vulnerability, WASCAL will be engaging global actors in the use of novelty technologies such as  Artificial Intelligence(AI) which is perceived as a tool designed for the adoption and promotion of the delivery of Continue Reading

ABUJA: WASCAL SHOWCASES GREEN HYDROGEN COMMITMENT AT ECOWAS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FORUM

WASCAL and delegates from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) have participated in this years’ ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF), which took place in Abuja, Nigeria, under the patronage of His Excellency the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. The two-day Forum was rich in experience and knowledge sharing, Continue Reading

WASCAL CLIMATE DAYS – CALL FOR ABSTRACT

BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE Climate change is one the biggest challenges of our time. According to the last IPCC report, our chances of successfully coping with negative impacts of climate change are narrowing and we need to approach the situation through “now or never” angle. Not only the frequency of climate disasters has increased, but also Continue Reading

WHO WE ARE

WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) is a large-scale research-focused Climate Service Centre designed to help tackle this challenge and thereby enhance the resilience of human and environmental systems to climate change and increased variability. It does so by strengthening the research infrastructure and capacity in West Africa related to climate change and by pooling the expertise of ten West African countries and Germany.

OUR MISSION

To provide information and knowledge at the local, national, and regional levels to its West African member countries to cope with the adverse impacts of climate change and devise integrated mid and long-term options to build up resilient and productive socio-ecological landscapes. We do this through capacity building and environmental services in West Africa

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