West Africa Nodal Office (GLP-NOWA)

Scientific and Innovation Pole

University Felix Houphouet Boigny (UFHB)
Ivory Coast

Focus on: Research and training on land systems and related discipline (Climate Change, Biodiversity, and landscape ecology) at the national and regional levels, on behalf of the GLP and Future Earth.

People in This Office






Thursday, January 27, 2022 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

This session will feature Victor Olsen, University of Copenhagen presenting on "The impact of conflict-driven cropland abandonment on food insecurity in South Sudan revealed using satellite remote sensing."

Learn more and register



January 18, 2022

A new study in Nature Food sheds light on a complex interaction of armed conflict, cropland abandonment and implications to food security in South Sudan. 

Read more

May 11, 2021

The programme aims to grow mid-career African academics in the areas of collective leadership, team development, engagement, and collaboration, with the intention of enabling them to solve the complex issues that face both Africa and the global community.  Deadline: 31 July.

Read more

March 6, 2021

The Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) offers five Individual Fellowships (Junior/Senior) and one Tandem Fellowship (Junior/Senior) for three to five months each. Deadline: 31 March

Read more

November 15, 2020

A new paper from the SEOSAW project, a GLP Contributing Project, provides large-scale evidence that there are alternative states in tree species composition of tropical vegetation in Africa. This result is not only important for understanding the biogeography of the continent but also, to guide large-scaled tree planting and restoration efforts planned for the region. An article in ScienceDaily provides links back from the research to debates in the GLP community.

Read more