Partner Institutions

WABES is a consortium of West African and German partner institutions:


is an international and interdisciplinary research institute of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn active in research, capacity building, policy dialog and public awareness as well as international networking. ZEF's research aims at finding solutions to development-related issues by working on crosscutting themes of central importance for the developing world.



(West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) is a large-scale research-focused Climate Service Centre designed to help tackling this challenge and enhancing the resilience of human and environmental systems to climate change and increased variability. It does so by strengthening the research infrastructure and capacity in West Africa related to climate change and by pooling the expertise of ten West African countries and Germany.



African Center of Excellence for Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Agriculture (CEA-CCBAD), University of Felix Houphouet-Boigny



UNEP-WCMC (UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre) is a world leader in biodiversity knowledge. It works with scientists and policy makers worldwide to place biodiversity at the heart of environment and development decision-making to enable enlightened choices for people and the planet.