The West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL)
The Doctoral Research Program in West Africa Climate Systems (DRP-WACS) of the West Africa Science Service Center in Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) hosted at The Federal University of Technology Akure.
On the 10th of August, 2010, The Federal University of Technology, Akure was selected as the Lead University for the Graduate Research Program (GRP) in the West African Climate System (WACS). The program is for the training of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) students in all aspects of the West African Climate System. On 23 January 2012, the DRP - WACS started formally with 10 students, one student from each West African WASCAL country. (Nigeria, Ghana, Benin Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Mali, Burkina Faso and the Gambia).