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WASCAL Cabo Verde Fourth Batch Student Investigates Mangrove Restoration in Côte d'Ivoire

July 1, 2024

In the search for nature-based solutions for successful mangrove ecosystem restoration operations using plantations, our student from the Fourth Batch, Mr. Khévine Robaverge Mahougnon Djogli and his peers have undertaken a study exploring the importance of mangroves in tropical coastal areas, with a particular focus on restoration efforts in Côte d'Ivoire.

Building Bridges: Science, Opportunities and Development
Building Bridges: Science, Opportunities and Development

June 28, 2024

At The Transatlantic Big Science Conference (TTBSC) 2024, the Director of WASCAL Cabo Verde School took part as a panellist in the session entitled "Energy, Earth Systems, Oceans and Climate Change" and in the round table entitled "Capacity Building in Science in the Global South."

Ocean Observation and Prediction for Coastal Sustainability in Africa, the Geo Blue Planet Workshop
Ocean Observation and Prediction for Coastal Sustainability in Africa, the Geo Blue Planet Workshop

March 5, 2024

Our Director of the Master's Programme on Climate Change and Marine Sciences, Prof. Dr. Corrine Almeida, is taking part in the “Ocean Observation and Prediction for Coastal Sustainability in Africa” Geo Blue Planet Workshop held at the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON), Kenya, from 4 to 7 of March, 2024.

WASCAL Cabo Verde Celebrates Successful Scientific Programming Course at OSCM
WASCAL Cabo Verde Celebrates Successful Scientific Programming Course at OSCM

February 21, 2024

We are proud to announce the completion of our specialized Scientific Programming course, held at the Ocean Science Centre Mindelo (OSCM) through the Institute of the Sea (IMar), from February 14 to 20, 2024.

WASCAL Cabo Verde 4th Batch Students Visited OSCM
WASCAL Cabo Verde 4th Batch Students Visited OSCM

February 10, 2024

On February 8th, our 4th Batch students visited the Ocean Science Centre Mindelo (OSCM) one of our partners.

Guided by the OSCM Team, they explored state-of-art equipment like sensors, ecosounders, microplastic samplers, and the CTD prolifer, gaining insights into ocean research.

Visit of the Member of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag), Dr. Karamba Diaby, to São Vicente
Visit of the Member of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag), Dr. Karamba Diaby, to São Vicente

February 6, 2024

During his journey to Mindelo, Cabo Verde, Dr. Diaby, a Member of the Bundestag and President of the West Africa Friendship Group, also serves as a member of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development.