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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Agricultural Economist & Sustainable Development Specialist
  • Agricultural Development Analyst
  • Writer / Published author
  • Publisher of more than 30 scientific papers
  • Expert of Evaluation for Food Security, Agriculture & Rural Development (EVAL-ForwARD)
  • President of Benin National Branch of the UNEP Ecosystem-Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA)
  • Focal Point in Benin of the CAMES Thematic Research Programme on “Governance and Development”
  • Reviewer of many journals including: Annales des Sciences Agronomiques, Int. Journ. Biol. Chem. Sci., VertigO, Bulletin de la Recherche Agronomique du Bénin 

CONTACT INFORMATION

05 B.P. 774 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 67 76 37 22

E-Mail: enomh2@yahoo.fr

emile.houngbo@fsa.uac.bj

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of Abomey-Calavi, 2008, Major: Socio-Economics, Environment and Sustainable Development
  • MS, University of Abomey-Calavi, 2005, Major: Socio-Economics, Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Degree of Agricultural Economist, University of Abomey-Calavi, 1996, Major: Rural Economics and Sociology
  • High School Diploma, CEG Akpakpa-Centre, Cotonou, Benin, 1990, Major: Biology-Geology,  Mathematics and Physics (Diplôme de Baccalauréat, Série Scientifique, BG)

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

  • SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Economic Analysis, Poverty Analysis, Projects Appraisal, M&E & Evaluation, Agricultural Development and Food Security Analysis, Strategic Planning, Logical Framework, Didactics & Pedagogy.

  • RESEARCH INTEREST

Sustainable Agriculture, Ecosystem-Based Agriculture, Agroforestry, Agronomy, Applied Ecology, Agri-biodiversity & Conservation.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Italy, France, Israël.

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects (Wild Palm, Blast, Fruit Flies, WAAPP, etc.)
  • International institutions research projects (CGF, IFS, PIFSAP, etc.)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • President for Benin of the “Ecosystem-based Adaptation for Food Security in Africa (EBAFOSA)”.
  • National Coordinator for Benin of the project “10,000 Agro Ecological Gardens in Africa” of the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity, Italy.
  • Member of the FAO Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum).
  • Member of the FAO Community of Practice on Evaluation for Food Security, Agriculture & Rural Development (EVAL-ForwARD).
  • Member, National Committee of the Geographical Indications Identification in Benin (CoNaMP-IG).

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2013 : Selected for participation in the Conference of knowledge fair on the Consolidation of the Resilience to Food Security and Nutrition in the Sahel and West Africa, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), 5-7 november 2013, Topic: Initiative « Mille Jardins en Afrique » au Bénin.
  • 2009: Selected for poster presentation during the World Congress of Agroforestry 2009, Nairobi– Kenya, 23-28 August 2009.
  • 2003: Grantee of the International Foundation for Science, Sweden (IFS), Topic: “Socio-economic determinants of mining agriculture persistence of in the high land pressure zones of the southern Benin”.
  • 2002: Grantee for the INRAB (The Institute of Agricultural Research in Benin) competitive fund for research – 2002, Topic: “Analysis of the opportunity costs of the Mucuna adoption for the southern Benin farmers.”
  • 1999: Selected by the IPALAC (Israël) for oral presentation at its International Scientific Conference on “Combating desertification with plants”, Beer Sheva – Israel, Topic: “The obstacles to the adoption of cover crops: The Mucuna in Benin”.

PUBLICATIONS 

  • Houngbo, N. E. 2015. Diversité et critères d’adoption des cultivars de maïs (Zea mays L.) dans le village Zounnou, Centre Bénin, Journal of Applied Biosciences 96 : 9094-9101http://www.ajol.info/index.php/jab/article/view/129189
  • Houngbo, N. E., Abiola, A., Adandonon, A. 2015. Contraintes liées au développement de la culture du taro (Colocasia esculenta) au sud-Bénin, International Journal of Neglected and Underutilized Species (IJNUS) (2015) 1 :1-9.
  • Houngbo, N. E., 2013. Socioéconomie du déclin de la production cotonnière au Bénin: Cas du village Kodji (Centre Bénin), Agronomie Africaine 25(2) : 187-193, http://www.ajol.info/index.php/aga/article/view/99319
  • Houngbo, N. E.; Djègo, J.; Orékan, V.; Lougbégnon, T.; Mongbo, R. & Sinsin, B., 2013. Could sacredness contribute to forest conservation in African urban areas? Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 17(1): 1-10, http://www.ajol.info/index.php/asab/article/view/106722
  • Djihinto, C.A., Hougni, A., Houngbo, N. E., Katary, A., Bokonon-Ganta, H. A. 2013. Insecticide resistance fitness cost and resistance stability, International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems 7(1): 17–29http://www.ajol.info/index.php/index/browse/category?categoryId=5
  • Houngbo, N. E.; Floquet, A. & Sinsin, B., 2012. “Poverty and Agroforestry Adoption : The Cases of Mucuna pruriens and Acacia auriculiformis in Godohou Village (Southern Benin)”, Journal of Life Sciences 6 (2012) 794-800, USA.
  • Houngbo, N. E. 2014. Pour une agriculture au service de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle en Afrique, Bulletin de veille Inter-réseaux développement rural n°251, p5 & Blog de FARM (19/12/2014).
  • http://www.fondation-farm.org/zoe.php?s=blogfarm&w=wt&idt=1851 

 

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LAST UPDATED ON: SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

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