The specific objectives of the Center are to:

  • Produce high-quality research products and innovative solutions to challenges posed by West Africa weather and climate systems
  • Train competent weather and climate scientists capable of providing viable solutions to weather and climate–related problems in agriculture, water resources and allied sectors for enhanced and sustainable agricultural production, food security and sustainable environment in West African
  • Develop new and useful tools for the socio-economic needs of West African countries (e.g for the prediction of onset and cessation, daily and monthly amount of rainfall)
  • Develop climate hazard & vulnerability maps for climate change adaptation and water resources management systems for the sub-region.