Book – A continent in tears: The origin of Africa’s collapse and how to reverse it

Holou R.A.Y., 2015. A continent in tears: The origin of Africa’s collapse and how to reverse it. Scholars’ Press. Germany. 132p. ISBN-13: 978-3-639-76428-4; ISBN-10: 3639764285. Abstract: Launching Africa into prosperity: a compelling solution-directed study of African culture, assets, underdevelopment, poverty and potential by a native born African scientist. A deep analysis of the real causes of African […]

Book – Failure of the African Intellectuals

 Holou R.A.Y., 2008. La faillite des cadres et intellectuels africains. Editions l’Harmattan. Collection Points de vue. Paris, France. 332p. ISBN 978-2-296-06145-3.  Abstract: Since the era of slavery and colonialism, African intellectuals have been thinking about ways to develop themselves and their continent, but they have not found a definitive solution to their misery yet. It is imperative […]

Book – Biography of Prof Brice Sinsin

Holou R.A.Y., 2015. Biographie de Brice Augustin Sinsin : Vie, succès, et secrets d’un intellectuel et développeur Africain. Éditions l’Harmattan. ISBN 978-2-343-06478-9. Paris, France. 300 pages. Abstract: The 18 chapters of that book revealed the true facets and secrets of his masterful journey. Indeed, Brice Sinsin is a Beninese, a beloved father, a tireless leader, a rigorous developer, a generous […]

Book – The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders.

Holou R.A.Y. 2016. The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders. ISBN: 978-1-52460-559-9. USA. 336p. Abstract: In this comprehensive reference and background book, Dr. Roland Holou  (www.RolandHolou.com)  highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe. This inspirational collection of biographies motivates, challenges, and encourages current and future generations of people […]

Book – Protection de la Nature en Afrique de l’Ouest : Une Liste Rouge pour le Bénin. Nature Conservation in West Africa : Red List for Benin.

Protection de la Nature en Afrique de l’Ouest : Une Liste Rouge pour le Bénin. Nature Conservation in West Africa : Red List for Benin. Neuenschwander, P., Sinsin, B. & Goergen, G. (eds). 2011. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria. 365 pages. ISBN : 978 978 49796 9 6.  International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, […]

Managment and modeling of the transhumance pasture dynamic in a climatic variabilies context in North-East of Benin

PhD Dissertation: Paolo Lesse (2016). Managment and modeling of the transhumance pasture dynamic  in a climatic variabilies context in North-East of Benin. University of Abomey-Calavi, Laboratoire d’Ecologie Appliquée. 299p Promotor: Prof. Marcel R. B. HOUINATO.   ABSTRACT: Transhumance is a herding system which occupies an important place in the West Africa region and in Benin particularly. This study has […]

Poverty Dynamics and Agricultural Practices for Environment Conservation in African Rural Area: the Case of Adja plateau in Southern Benin

PhD Dissertation: Emile N. HOUNGBO (2008). Poverty Dynamics and Agricultural Practices for Environment Conservation in African Rural Area: the Case of Adja plateau in Southern Benin. University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, 309 pages. Director: Prof. Brice A. SINSIN. Abstract: The influence of increase in land pressure on agricultural production and the environment is disputed. On one […]

Analysis of the mode and utilization technologies of palm oil mill wastes and its application for the production of three tropical vegetables (Lycopersicon esculentum, Amaranthus cruentus, Corchorus olitorius) in Southern Benin

PhD Dissertation:  KOURA Windékpè Tatiana (2015). Analysis of the mode and utilization technologies of palm oil mill wastes and its application for the production of three tropical vegetables (Lycopersicon esculentum, Amaranthus cruentus, Corchorus olitorius) in Southern Benin. Department of Natural Resources Management, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin republic, 252p. Promotor: Prof. Dr. […]

Ecology of plant communities in the Biosphere Reserve of Pendjari, BENIN (West Africa)

PhD Dissertation:  Eméline P.S. ASSEDE (2014). Ecology of plant communities in the Biosphere Reserve of Pendjari, BENIN (West Africa). University of Abomey-Calavi, Bénin. 364 p. Supervisor : Prof Brice Sinsin. Abstract: My PhD study provided information and knowledge on the plant communities, plant ecology and population structure of the Biosphere Reserve of Pendjari (BRP). An overview of the flora of the BRP showed […]

Ecological gap analysis: Assessing the ecological effectiveness of Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in biodiversity conservation in Bénin (West Africa)

PhD Dissertation:  Dehouegnon Thierry HOUEHANOU (2012). Ecological gap analysis: Assessing the ecological effectiveness of Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in biodiversity conservation in Benin (West Africa). UNIVERSITE OF ABOMEY-CALAVI, Benin. 179 pages. PhD Promotor: Prof.  Dr. Ir. Brice A. SINSIN. SUMMARY: Since protected areas are often assumed to be the best way to conserve biodiversity, the current study assessed the ecological […]