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The fourth edition of Africa Climate Talks (ACT!), second session, will be held in Niamey, Niger Republic from 26th to 27th February, 2023. The session will be convening for the Central, Western, and Northern Africa subregions. It is co-hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and partners.
The theme of the event is “Science Driven Climate Action for a Just Transition and Human Security’’. The discussions here will contribute to the Tenth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-X) and shape Africa’s priorities for the UN Climate Change Conference; and, also interpret the science emerging from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports and its implications for climate action, energy transition, human insecurity, food security, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) in Africa.
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The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) under the sponsorship of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is pleased to announce application for its Interdisciplinary Master Program in Energy and green hydrogen (IMP-EGH) in all fifteen (15) ECOWAS countries partners namely: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
WASCAL is a wholly West African international organization with focus on academic and transdisciplinary research, building graduate-level scientific capacity and serving policy makers in West Africa with science-based advice on adaptation to climate change impacts and land use management. It cooperates with many agencies and universities in the region, providing a knowledge platform of excellence for its partners. WASCAL is funded by BMBF, multilateral and bilateral partners and its West African member countries.
The Interdisciplinary Master Program in Energy and Green Hydrogen (IMP-EGH) is innovative for the West African region, and it is designed to prepare the next generation to address the energy challenges of adaptation and resilience to climate change in West Africa. The program interdisciplinary approach will allow a better understanding of present-day energy infrastructures in West Africa, their strengths and weaknesses, energy policies, practices in a changing climate context and the search for sustainable solutions.
CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION AND AWARD OF GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE (DAAD) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AN INTEGRATED MASTER PROGRAM FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION OF RURAL AREA
Notice is hereby given for applications for admission and DAAD Scholarships for the Integrated Master Program in Sustainable Ruram Transforation (IMP-SRT) for the 2023/2024 Academic Year under the West African Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC-SRT) at the Faculty of Sciences and Techniques (FAST-UAM), Niamey, Niger.
Start date for application: June 17th, 2023
Deadline for application August 15th, 2023