PRESS RELEASE: SASSCAL to host its consortium partners of the WeMAST Project under the GMES & Africa Programme funded by the African and European Union Commission

  The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) will be hosting a technical partners workshop on 27 and 28 June 2024 in Namibia to review the progress of activities and deliverables for its WeMAST Phase II project. The workshop that will take place at the Protea Fürstenhof Hotel,…

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CLIMATE SERVICE GATEWAY REACHES ADVANCED IMPLEMENTATION STAGE

The SASSCAL-funded project: “Tipping Points Explained by Climate Change” (TIPPECC) is currently engaging with SASSCAL member countries and their media to showcase the activities that have been implemented since the project’s inception. The TIPPECC Project, running from 2022 to 2026 under the SASSCAL 2.0 Research Programme, aims to identify critical tipping points in the southern…

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H2ATLAS-AFRICA Wraps Up, Unveiling Green Hydrogen Potential and Powerful Collaboration

  The groundbreaking H2ATLAS-AFRICA project, a joint effort by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and African partners in Sub-Saharan Africa (SADC and ECOWAS countries), concluded on May 2nd, 2024, at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany. Dr. Peter Jansens, Member of the Board of Directors, welcomed participants at the closing ceremony. The project’s focus…

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BMBF Praises the Green Hydrogen Symposium: a Success Story of German-Namibian Partnership Highlighted by Mr. Stefan Müller

Mr. Stefan Müller, Head of the department “Provision for the Future – Research for Fundamentals and Sustainable Development” at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), highlighted key developments and achievements in the green hydrogen partnership between Germany and Namibia. Mr. Müller, made the remarks at the recently concluded Green Hydrogen Symposium (GHS24), held…

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Green Hydrogen Symposium Draws Overwhelming Industry Support

The Green Hydrogen Symposium, hosted by the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL), proved to be a resounding success, attracting over 150 participants from various sectors Namibian Presidency, BMBF, relevant Line Ministries, the German Embassy in Windhoek, the European Union, SASSCAL Member States, research institutions, industry players, students,…

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Dr. Jane Olwoch, Executive Director of SASSCAL in a pre-meeting with Mr Lottie Shinyangwe and Mr. Brice Montfraix, Experts from the GMES & Africa Programme Management team.

GMES & Africa and SASSCAL discuss a Geoportal that could be a Sustainable Solution for Wetlands Monitoring and Assessment in Southern Africa.

  The African Union Commission (AUC) concluded its GMES and Africa Monitoring Mission of the SASSCAL consortium-led project on the Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Service for Transboundary Basins in Southern Africa (WeMAST) Geoportal.  The  SASSCAL consortium is inclusive of its technical partners, the University of Botswana, the University of Western Cape, the University of Zambia,…

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