Ms Chipo Chirefu-Toto has been appointed as the new Director of Administration and Finance at the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL ) effective 3rd of January 2018.
After 8 years at the Sinclair Office Park, the SASSCAL National Node of Namibia is moving offices. We will share facilities with the SASSCAL Regional Secretariat at 28 Robert Mugabe Avenue, (c/o Robert Mugabe and Newton Street) in Windhoek. Please note that all other contact details will remain the same: SASSCAL National Node of Namibia […]
On 14 November 2017, the African Science Service Centres for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL and WASCAL), together with the Centre for Development Research of the University of Bonn (ZEF), hosted a World Café event with the topic “Climate research made in West and Southern Africa”. The event was sponsored by the German […]
The Climate Service Centre Germany (GERICS), in cooperation with the SASSCAL OADC (Open Access Data Centre), hosted a training course from 24 to 27 October 2017 on “Using the easy-to-use regional climate model EasyREMO in combination with an introduction to climate model data analyses and regional climate change assessment” in Windhoek, Namibia. The easy-to-use regional […]
The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) was privileged to participate in the International Climate Change Conference, organised by The Southern Times Newspaper for Southern Africa and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism. The conference was held on 12 October 2017 at the Windhoek Country Club. The conference […]
On 14 November 2017, the African Science Service Centres for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL and WASCAL), together with the Centre for Development Research of the University of Bonn (ZEF), will be hosting a World Café event with the topic “Climate research made in West and Southern Africa”. The event will be sponsored […]
Congratulations to the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) for winning the Platinum Award for the 2nd year in a row at the Windhoek Agricultural Show. SASSCAL is proud to have been part of your exhibition. SASSCAL joined the NUST stand with a small exhibition that it shared with the Department of Natural Resources. […]
Johannes Beck recently joined the SASSCAL Regional Secretariat as Environmental Data Specialist. Johannes has an interdisciplinary professional background in both academic research, in the natural sciences, as well as sustainable land management in Sub-Saharan Africa. After having studied physics and working in experimental quantum physics research at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, Johannes decided to […]
The last three months have been an eventful and fruitful time for SASSCAL. You can read all about it and more in our September 2017 Newsletter: SASSCAL signed an MoU with the UNDP SASSCAL hosted its first Information Sharing Session during the European Climate Diplomacy Week Many researchers report on their significant progress and results […]
The Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) launched the first two projects to be funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Namibia. The launch was held on 30 August 2017 at the Windhoek Country Club. Representatives included Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Shifeta Pohamba, Minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon. John Mutorwa, Minister of […]
SASSCAL developed a Geo Decision Support tool to aid with the process of establishing where protected areas and sensitive species could overlap with locations for potential prospecting or other exploratory activities.