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West Africa

West Africa: Coastal management for climate change

CPCS supports the World Bank to identify and finance infrastructure projects protecting West African coastal areas against erosion, floods and pollution. The Challenge The damage climate change does to countries in West Africa are real. As such, the World Bank established the West Africa Coastal Areas (WACA) Management Program to make sure that infrastructure projects […]

West Africa: Redressing the skills gap in the power sector

CPCS conducts a study to assess the skills gap in the electricity sub-sector in West Africa and to help the West African Power Pool modernize its services. The challenge Only half of West Africa has access to electricity, and they’re paying a high price for it. The West African Power Pool (WAPP) wants to fix […]

West Africa: Is trans-boundary water transmission possible?

CPCS evaluates a trans-boundary project to bring clean water to Ghanaian and Togolese communities. The challenge Two countries in West Africa, Ghana and Togo, have agreed to jointly develop a trans-boundary project to improve potable water transmission for the populations of Sogakope and Lomé. The Volta River seems like the ideal place to install the […]