WAVE 3rd Annual Meeting in Abidjan

WAVE’s third annual meeting was held from May 31 to June 03, 2021, at the Pôle Scientifique et d’Innovation of Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny. WAVE Country Directors, financial and technical partners as well as several students gathered for 4 days, in Abidjan (physically and virtually) for the annual review of WAVE activities and training sessions on scientific laboratory analysis methods and tools.

The WAVE teams reviewed the research and development activities carried out over the 2020 – 2021 period in the 13 WAVE implementing institutions. The technical partners attending virtually presented the progress of research activities conducted in collaboration with WAVE as well as the next actions to be carried out.

The annual meeting also presented an opportunity to review students’ research work from the 13 WAVE hubs. The students presented their research topics as well as updates on their work. They benefited from the guidance of all WAVE senior scientists for the continuation of their research activities. They were also trained on laboratory analysis methods and scientific tools updates.