West African Science Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) and Pan African University – Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) Cooperation)



The collaboration between the Center for Development Research (ZEF) of the University of Bonn, the West African Science Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) and PAUWES 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.

Sector: Water & Energy (Engineering and Policy)

Countries: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger

Period: 01 Sep 2018 – 30 Jun 2020

Research & Case Study

Ongoing Water and Energy research at WASCAL are established via internships at the WASCAL Competence Center in Ouagadougou.


  • The Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn (UB) from Germany
  • The West African Science Center on Climate change and adapted land use
  • University Abomey-Calavi in Cotonou (Benin)
  • Abdou Moumouni in Niamey (Niger)


The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)

For more details download here

Contact Info

Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences - PAUWES

c/o Tlemcen University, B.P. 119 | Pôle Chetouane, Tlemcen 13000


Email: info@pauwes.dz

M: +213 43 41 04 35

F: +213 43 41 04 99

Social media links

African Union Agenda 2063

A strategic framework for the socio-economic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years. It builds on, and seeks to accelerate the implementation of past and existing continental initiatives for growth and sustainable development. These include STISA 2024, the Lagos Plan of Action