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The Pan-African Soil Challenge

Registration deadline prolonged / travel grants available

November 26-30, 2018, WASCAL Headquarters, Accra, Ghana

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The Pan-African Soil Challenge (PASCAL) is a project funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). PASCAL focuses at a secure and sustainable food production for the African continent as one of the most stringent global challenges.

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HPC Training Course

The objectives of this applied course is to provide the theoretical and technical context of terrestrial modeling in HPC-High-Performance Computing environments utilizing stand-alone and coupled hydrologic, land surface and atmospheric models.

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The hackathon, a get-together design event of software development, brings together the present scientific expertise to show sustainable futures for Africa’s food production based on its soil capital.

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Side Programme

From November 27-29, 2018, we cordially invite you to get to know Germany as a place for excellent science. We will be happy to answer your questions!

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Campaign Blog, Research Magazine, Social Media, Press Releases or Media Partnerships, read more about PASCAL and follow the project's progress.

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