On the 02nd of September 2019, the Pan African University- Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) and West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land use (WASCAL) organised the PAUWES WASCAL II Summer School 2019.
The Director opened the summer school where he emphasised on the cooperation and the role of the WASCAL in the Contribution to sustainable developments goals.
Facilitated by the Center for development Research (ZEF) of the University of Bonn, the cooperation with PAUWES and the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land use (WASCAL) aims to build strong networks and create synergies in their quests in the areas of energy and water resources. The project also aims to improve high quality education, particularly in research based education and improve the connection between both university partners and their successful establishment in the African and International scientific network.
The main activities and events planned under the cooperation were the training sessions at the University Abdou Moumouni in Niamey (Niger) and at the University Abomey-Calavi in Cotonou (Benin) has brought together 20 PAUWES MSc students 10 working on energy and 10 on water) with 10 WASCAL PhD and MSc students from the two graduate schools, focusing on the same topics. And Summer school at PAUWES with the 20 WASCAL students from Niamey and Cotonou.
The Summer school will last until the 19th of September 2019, where students from the different universities will interact and get to know each other.