Julien AVAKOUDJO

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Reviewer of journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (EMAS) and Annals of Agronomic Sciences,
  • Member of the Beninese Association of Pastoralism
  • Member of many organizations (e.g. Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation; Society for Tropical Ecology)

CONTACT INFORMATION

B.P. 1651 Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Cell: (229) 97 60 35 27/95 71 55 86

Fax: (229) 21 30 30 84

E-Mail: [email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of Abomey-Calavi (2016) , Major: Natural resources management
  • Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 1990, Major: Agronomy & Forestry
  • High School Diploma, Major Biology and Geology (Diplôme du Baccalauréat Série Scientifique BG), Lycée Houffon d’Abomey, Benin, 1982

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Agriculture, Organic Agriculture, Agroforestry, Agronomy, Applied Ecology, Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring, Climate Change, Conservation-Restoration, Restoration of degraded area, Ecological Restoration, Conservation Biology, Forest Management, Landscape Ecology, Management of Rangelands and of Protected Area, Natural Resource Management and Conservation, Protected Area Management Assessment, Rangeland ecology, Organic certification, Erosion and land degradation assessment, Participatory and decentralized natural resources management, Sustainable forest management, Agro pedology and Natural resources management, Soil health assessment.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Niger South Africa, Togo.

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects
  • EU research projects (SUN DADOBAT, UNDESERT), etc.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Society for Tropical Ecology
  • Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
  • Beninese Association of Pastoralism

PUBLICATIONS

AVAKOUDJO J., KOUELO A. F., KINDOMIHOU V., AMBOUTA K., & SINSIN B. 2015. Effet de l’érosion hydrique sur les caractéristiques physico-chimiques du sol des zones d’érosion (dongas) au Nord Bénin. Agronomie Africaine 27(2) :127-144.

Julien AVAKOUDJO, Valentin KINDOMIHOU, Adjima THIOMBIANO & Brice SINSIN. 2015. Diversité et utilisation des espèces ligneuses épargnées et leurs utilisations dans les terroirs riverains du Parc National du W dans la Commune de Karimama (Nord-Bénin). Actes du 4ème Colloque des Sciences, Cultures et Technologies de l’UAC, Atelier 3 : Sciences Naturelles et Agronomiques. Section Aménagement, Génis rural, Eau et Environnement ; ISSN 1840-5851- édition Décembre 2015. Pp. 143-170.

AVAKOUDJO J., MAMA A., TOKO I., KINDOMIHOU V. & SINSIN B. 2014. Dynamique de l’occupation du sol dans le Parc National W et sa périphérie au Nord-Ouest du Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences (6): 2608-2625.

AVAKOUDJO J., KINDOMIHOU V., AKPONIKPE P. I., THIOMBIANO A. & SINSIN B. 2013. Essences végétales et techniques de restauration des zones d’érosion (dongas) du Parc W et de sa périphérie à Karimama (Nord-Bénin). Journal of Applied BioSciences 69 : 5496-5509.

Marain ASSONGBA, Julien AVAKOUDJO, P.B. Irénikatché AKPONIKPE, Nestor SOKPON & Brice SINSIN 2012. Evaluation de l’érosion hydrique dans lesdongas du Parc National du W et de sa zone périphérique (Commune de Karimama). Actes du 3ème Colloques UAC, Vol 3 Agronomie-Pédologie ; ISSN : 1840-5851 ; https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10332267. Pp. 151-167. 

AVAKOUDJO J., KINDOMIHOU V. & SINSIN B. 2011. Farmers’ Perception and Response to Soil Erosion While Abiotic Factors Are the Driving Forces in Sudanian Zone of Benin. Agricultural Engineering Research Journal 1(2): 20-30.

SOUNON M., GLELE KAKAI R., AVAKOUDJO J., ASSOGBADJO A. E., & SINSIN B., 2009. Test de germination et de croissance de Artemisia annua L. anamed on differents substrats au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 3(2):337-346. 

AVAKOUDJO J. 2008. Dégradation des terres et réhabilitation des écosystèmes dégradés au Nord du Bénin : Etude de cas du Parc National du W et des terroirs riverains dans la commune de Karimama (Bénin). Mémoire du Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies. Université d’Abomey-Calavi, 68 p. 

DJODJOUWIN L., GAOUE O. G, AVAKOUDJO J. & SINSIN B., 2003. Dynamique des plantations d’enrichissement des galeries forestières de la région de Bassila au Bénin. In Sokpon N., Sinsin B & Eyog-Matig O. (eds) Actes du IIe Séminaire international sur l’Aménagement intégré des forêts naturelles des zones tropicales sèches en Afrique de l’Ouest, Parakou, Bénin, 25-29 Juin 2001, ISSN 1659-651X, pp 13-26.

AVAKOUDJO J. 1990. Etudes de quelques potentialités agro-forestières de plusieurs provenances de Leucaena leucocephala (LAM DE WIT) et d’Acacia auriculiformis (A. CUNN ET BENTH) dans le sud Bénin. Mémoire d’Ingénieur Agronome, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université Nationale du Bénin, 155 p.

Last Updated on September 26, 2018

Gisèle Koupamba SINASSON SANNI

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Research Assistant, Laboratory of Applied Ecology
  • Publisher of five scientific papers
  • Co-supervisor of two undergraduates and mentoring to many graduate and PhD Students
  • Reviewer for Biotropica and Economic Botany journals

CONTACT INFORMATION

01 B.P. 526 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 96068180/95564321

Fax: (229) 21 30 30 84

E-mail: [email protected]

[email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin) in sandwich with Rhodes University (South Africa), 2017, Major: Natural Resources Management
  • DEA (equivalent to MSc), University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2010, Major: Forestry and Natural Resources Management
  • Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Parakou (Benin), 2008, Major: Forestry and Natural Resources Management
  • High School Diploma, Major Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Diplôme du Baccalauréat Série Scientifique D), CEG Albarika, Parakou, Benin, 2003

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Natural Resources Management and Conservation, Agroforestry, Agronomy, Applied Ecology, Agriculture, Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring, Climate Change, Conservation Biology, Ethnobotany, Endangered and useful species conservation, Ethnoecology, Ecological Modeling, Ecological Restoration, Ecological Statistics, Ecosystem Ecology, Ecosystem Functioning, Forest Conservation, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Management of Protected Area, Non-Timber Forest Products Assessment, Phytosociology, Tropical Ecology and Biology, Invasive species ecology, Invasive species impacts on plant species, Horticulture, Multiple pressures assessment and impacts on forest species.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Kenya, South Africa.

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • Academic research projects
  • Consulting projects (with GIZ, Cabinet de recherches stigmate)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Society for Economic Botany
  • Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World

SELECTED GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • OWSD Postgraduate Fellowship Addendum for conferences attendance (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA and ICRAF Nairobi, Kenya)
  • ICRAF sponsorship for conference attendance (New Delhi, India)
  • International Foundation for Science (IFS) Individual Research Grant
  • VertNet sponsorship for workshop training attendance (University of Denver, Boulder, Colorado, USA)
  • Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) Postgraduate Training Fellowship
  • IUFRO-SPDC Conference Travel Grants (Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Benin’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Postgraduate Fellowship

PUBLICATIONS 

Degree theses

  1. SINASSON S.K.G. 2008. Contribution to the sustainable management of private teak (Tectona grandis L.f)plantations in Abomey-calavi Municipality (Atlantic department, South Benin): Structural, ecological characteristics and management potentials. Agronomy engineer dissertation; Faculty of Agronomy. University of Parakou, 121p + annexes.
  2. SINASSON S.K.G. 2010. Dynamics of natural forests of Bonou and Itchèdè-Toffo, South Benin. DEA (MSc) dissertation, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 143p).
  3. SINASSON S.K.G. 2017. Ethnobotany and ecology of Mimusops andongensis Hiern and Mimusops kummelBruce ex A. DC: implications for the species management and conservation in Benin (West Africa). PhD thesis, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Articles

  1. Sinasson Sanni G.K., Shackleton C.M. and Sinsin B. 2018. Reproductive phenology of two Mimusopsspecies in relation to climate, tree diameter and canopy position in Benin (West Africa). African Journal of Ecology,00:1–11, https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.12457.
  2. SinassonG. K. S., C. M. Shackleton, Achille E. Assogbadjo, and B. Sinsin. 2017. Local Knowledge on the Uses, Habitat and Change in Abundance of Multipurpose Mimusops Species in Benin. Economic Botany, 71: 105-122.
  3. SinassonG. K. S., C. M. Shackleton, R. L. Glèlè Kakaï, and B. Sinsin. 2017. Impact of Forest Degradation and Invasive Species on the Population Structure of Mimusops andongensis (Sapotaceae). Biotropica, 49: 160-169.
  4. Shackleton C., Ruwanza S., Sinasson Sanni G., Bennett S., De Lacy P., Modipa R., Mtati N., Sachikonye M. and Thondhlana G., 2016. Unpacking Pandora’s Box: Understanding and Categorising Ecosystem Disservices for Environmental Management and Human Wellbeing. Ecosystems 19: 587-600.
  5. Sinasson Sanni K.G., Shackleton C.M. and Sinsin B. 2014. (Abstract) Combined impact of Use, Deforestation and Invasive species on the Population structure of Mimusops andongensis Hiern (Sapotaceae). The International Forestry Review, Vol. 16(5):291.
  6. Sinasson S.K.G., Ganglo C.J., Natta A., De Cannière Ch., Devineau J-L. & de Foucault B. 2011. Phytocénose àMallotus oppositifolius (Geisl.) Müll. Arg. et Macrosphyra longistyla (DC.) Hiern dans le sous-bois des plantations privées de teck (Tectona grandis L.f) dans la Commune d’Abomey-Calavi, Sud-Benin. Acta Botanica Gallica 158:101-109.

  

OTHERS

  • Languages: French (fluent, primary language), English (good), Nagot/Yoruba (fluent, native), Fon/Goun/Mina (fluent)
  • Computer literacy: statistical software (R, SAS, SPSS, MINITAB, STATISTICA, etc); Mapping software (Arcview, ARCGIS, QGIS); Phytosociological software (PCord, Canoco, Twinspan); Ecological niche modeling (MaxEnt)

 

Last updated on: September 26, 2018


Sêwanoudé Scholastique Mireille TOYI

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Assistant Professor at the University of Abomey-Calavi
  • Publisher of more than ten scientific papers
  • Member of The Interdisciplinary Research Group in Landscape Ecology and Environment (GRIEPE)
  • Supervisor of more than 15 MS and BS Students
  • Reviewer of two journals: Annales des Sciences Agronomiques and International Journal of Biology and Chemicals Sciences
  • Treasurer of the Beninese Association of Pastoralism 

CONTACT INFORMATION

B.P. 696 Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Cell: (229) 97 89 58 02/95 78 60 10

E-Mail: [email protected]

[email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2012
  • Environmental Engineering Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2005, Major: Environmental Management and Protection
  • High School Diploma, (Diplôme du Baccalauréat Série Scientifique D), Collège d’Enseignement Général d’Abomey-Calavi, Benin, 2001

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Landscape ecology, Applied Ecology, Conservation of Biodiversity, Remote sensing, GIS, Agroforestry, Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring, Ecological Modeling, Ecosystem Ecology, Endangered and useful species conservation, Ethnobotany, Forest Ecology, Plant community ecology (Phytosociology), Protected Area Management Assessment.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Tchad, Nigeria.

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects
  • IRD research projects
  • ARES research projects

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Beninese Association of Pastoralism
  • The Interdisciplinary Research Group in Landscape Ecology and Environment (GRIEPE)

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Prix du meilleur enseignant de l’année 2017 (FSA/UAC).

PUBLICATIONS

Adjahossou S. G. C., Houehanou D. T., Toyi M., Tente B., Houinato M., Sinsin B, 2018. Degré de pression et perception endogène de multiplication et de conservation du genre Isoberlinia au Moyen-Bénin (Afrique de l’Ouest). Spécial hors-série n° 4, Science et Technique, Sciences Naturelles et Appliquées, 25-38.

Ahoudji M. C., Toyi M. S., Dan B. S. C., Houinato M. R.B., Sinsin B., 2016. Effects of land cover change on rangeland vegetation in w biosphere reserve, Benin republic, West Africa. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife & Environment, 8, 2:157 – 170.

Aitondji A.L., Toyi M.S.S., Bogaert, J., Sinsin B., 2016. Impact des activités d’extraction de gravier au sud du Bénin et leurs perceptions des populations locales Tropicultura, 34 (2) : 166-179.

Aitondji A.L., Toyi M.S.S., Kassa B., Sinsin B., 2015. Caractéristiques floristiques, phytosociologiques et écologiques de la végétation des carrières en République du Bénin. REV. CAMES-Science de la vie, de la terre et agronomie, 03 (2) : 13-24.

Aitondji A.L., Toyi M.S.S., Sinsin B., 2015. Importance de la terre arable dans la recolonisation végétale des sites de carrières calcaires au sud de la République du Bénin. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques, 19 (1): 115-135.

Bio A., Toyi S.S.M., Yoka J., Djego G.J.1, Awede B.3, Laleye A.4, Sinsin A.B. 2015. Contribution aux connaissances des principales plantes antihypertensives utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Bassila (Bénin, Afrique de l’Ouest). Revue CAMES – Série Pharm. Méd. Trad. Afr., 17(2) : 8-18.

Bio A., Yoka J., Toyi M. S., Djego G. J. & Sinsin B., 2014. Contribution à la connaissance des principales plantes antihypertensives utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Bénin (Afrique de l’ouest). Annales des sciences agronomiques, 18(2):79-97.

Sambieni K. R., Biloso Moyene A., Toyi M. S., Occhiuto R., Bogaert J., Dossou B., 2017. La végétation arborée domestique dans le paysage urbain et périurbain de la ville de Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo.  Afrique SCIENCE, 14(2) :197 – 208.

Sambieni K. R., Bilosso Moyene A., Toyi M. S., Sambieni E., Natta A. K, Occhiuto R., Bogaert, J., 2018. La biodiversité des parcelles habitées en zone périurbaine à Kinshasa: déterminants socio-biophysiques et représentations. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 12(3): 1164-1183

Sambiéni K.R., Toyi M.S., Mama A., 2015. Perception paysanne sur la fragmentation du paysage de la Forêt classée de l’Ouémé Supérieur au nord du Bénin. VertigO – la revue électronique en sciences de l’environnement. DOI : 10.4000/vertigo.16477 ; ISSN 1492-8442.

Toyi M. S., Bastin J-F., André M., De cannière C., Sinsin B., Bogaert J. 2013. Effets de lisière sur la productivité du teck (Tectona grandis L .f) : étude de cas des teckeraies privées du sud-Bénin. Tropicultura (31) : 1 ; 71-77.

Toyi S. M., Barima S. Y. S., Mama A., Andre M., Bastin J-F., De Cannière C., Sinsin B. & Bogaert J., 2013. Tree plantation will not compensate natural woody vegetation cover loss in the Atlantic Department of southern Benin. Tropicultura (31):1; 61-70.

Toyi S. S. M., Eda A. F., Barima S. S., Bamba I., Sinsin B., 2017. Dynamique paysagère de la Forêt Classée de la Lama au sud du Bénin. Tropicultura, 36 (2), 217-231.

Zinsouklan J., Toyi M., Aoudji A. K. N., Tenté B.,  Hounnou F., Houinato M., 2014. Vers une valorisation durable des espèces négligées : formes d’utilisations, retombées financières et modes de gestion de Parkia Biglobosa (jacq.) r.br. ex benth. au centre-Bénin. REV. CAMES-Science de la vie, de la terre et agronomie, 02 (2): 21-27.

LAST UPDATED ON: SEPTEMBER 21, 2018


Marcel Romuald Benjamin HOUINATO

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Full Professor, Agriculture & Pastoralism
  • Deputy Director, Doctoral School of Faculty of Agronomic Sciences
  • Publisher of more than 80 scientific papers
  • Visiting Professor at many universities in Africa and Europe
  • Coordinator of more than 5 research-development projects
  • Supervisor of more than 9 PhD graduates and countless MS and BS Students
  • Chair, Pastoralism and Rangeland Management
  • Reviewer of many journals including: IJBCS, Agronomie Africaine, Revue Scientifique et Technique Forêt et Environnement Bassin du Congo
  • Member of the Beninese Association of Pastoralism 

CONTACT INFORMATION

01 B.P. 526 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 97 69 6564/ 95 40 07 81

Fax : (229) 21 30 30 84

E-Mail: [email protected]

[email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Free University of Brussels (Belgium), 2001, Major: Agronomy and Biological Engineer
  • Master of Science (DEA)., Agric University of Gembloux (Belgium), 1991, Major: Agronomy / Grassland
  • Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 1988, Major: Agronomy & Crop Production
  • High School Diploma, Major Biology and Geology (Diplôme du Baccalauréat Série Scientifique D), Lycée d’Abomey, Benin, 1982

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Agriculture, Agroforestry, Agronomy, Applied Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation, Livestock, Management of Rangelands and of Protected Area, Bush Fire Impact on Plant Life Forms, Climate Change Biology, Conservation – Restoration, Conservation Biology, Ecological Restoration, Ecosystem Ecology, Forest Conservation, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Plant Biodiversity and Conservation, Plant community ecology (Phytosociology), Protected Area Management Assessment, Rangeland ecology, Species Diversity, Tropical Ecology and Biology

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Togo, Niger, Nigeria

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects (ECARESE, BIOCEL with FNRSIT, PROSAE, VPMAS, OPASISI, PAMF)
  • Bilateral projects: Belgium (IRSNB, ARES-PRD); Netherlands (Flore du Benin); France(RIPIECSA, ECLIS, SEP),Italia (BBB), UE (ECOPAS, UNDESERT), USA (SIMPROMEAT), etc.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa
  • Beninese Association of Pastoralism
  • Member of administration council of the Center of expertise and partnership for sustainable development (CePED)
  • Deputy of French Humanity association (Comité Tiers monde Isigny-Carentan)

PUBLISHED BOOKS

La réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari (Bénin) : Guide & lexique pour le suivi des parcours naturels : habitats, Faune et Feux. (2017) Museum ISSN 2295-4511.

RESEARCH PROJECTS 

  1. RIPIECSA : Interdisciplinary and Participatory Research on the Dynamics of Ecosystems, Climate and Societies In West Africa
  2. ECLIS : Research Project on Animal Breeding, Climate and Health
  3. ECARESE : Combined effects of human activities and climate variability on natural resources and animal breeding systems in the coastal zone of Benin (2015-2018)
  4. BIOCEL : Conservation biology and ethnopharmacology of woody medicinal plants in Benin (2015-2018)
  5. ARES-PRD : Improving traditional breeding systems of goats and sheeps in a changing environmental and societal context (2017-2022)
  6. IRSNB : Improving biodiversity management in Protected Areas of Benin (2013-2017)
  7. BBB : Benin Buffalo Breeding project

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Dègnon Jonas, Kotyn., Dèdègbê Louis, Ahomadikpohou., Euloge, Ogouwale., Marcel Romuald Benjamin Houinato (2018). Contraintes et efficacité des systèmes paysans de stockage des produits agricoles en pays Agonlin (Bénin, Afrique de l’ouest). Revue Ivoirienne de Géographie des Savanes. Numéro 4, 63 – 82p.
  2. Jonas D., Kotyn., Louis Dèdègbê, Ahomadikpohou., Euloge, Ogouwale., Marcel Houinato (2018). Typology of Farming Storage systems in Zou Department (Benin, West Africa). International Journal of Science and Research. Vol 7, 1759 – 1768p.
  3. Sylvain, Efio., Etotepe A, Sogbohossou., Yves Z, Magnon., Marcel R. B Houinato., M, Habiyaremye, Brice Sinsin, Rigobert Cocou, Tossou (2018). Human-wildlife conflicts and mitigation measures in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve, Northern Benin. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques. Vol 22 15-31p.
  4. Roel Dire, Houdanon., Sylvanus, Mensah., Césaire, Gnangle., Nourou Soulemane, Yorou., Marcel Houinato. (2018). Ecosystem services and biomass stock from bamboo stands in central and southern Benin, West Africa. Springer Nature Energ. Ecol. Environ. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40974-018-0084-010p.
  5. C. Sewade., B . E. Lokonon., A .F. Azihou, G .S .Akouèhou., G. A. Mensah., R .L . Glèlè Kakaï & M . R. B, Houinato. (2018). Use diversity and farmer’s preference of 48 local multipurpose fodder trees: a comparative analysis of three sociolinguistic groups of Benin. Annales des sciences agronomiques 2 2 ( 1 ) : 33 – 52 , 2018  ISSN 1659 – 5009
  6. Alassan S. Assani, Ibrahim T. Alkoiret, Hilaire Sanni Worogo, Abdel-Aziz Agbayigbo, Marcel Houinato (2017). Floristic Characterization of the Natural Rangelands of the Classified Forest of Upper Alibori in Northern Benin. Saudi Journal of Engineering and Technology. Vol-2, Iss-10 (Oct, 2017): 380-389p. DOI: 10.21276/sjeat.2017.2.10.4
  7. Sabi Lolo Ilou B., Sogbohossou E.A., Toko Imorou I., Houinato M.R.B. & Sinsin B. 2017. Diversité et importance socio-économique des services écosystémiques dans la réserve de biosphère  de la Pendjari au Nord-Benin. J. Rech. Sci. Univ. Lomé (Togo), 19(3): 15-28
  8. C Sèwadé., A F, Azihou., A B, Fandohan., R L, Glèlè Kakaï., G A, Mensah., and M R B Houinato.(2017). Leaf biomass modeling, carrying capacity and species-specific performance in aerial fodder production of three priority browse species Afzelia africanaPterocarpus erinaceus and Daniellia oliveriin Benin. Livestock Research for Rural Development 29 (10) 2017 14p. http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd29/10/sewa29192.html
  9. Tchibozo SVC., Dossa LH., Alowanou GG., Koura BI., Lesse P., Houndonougbo F., Houinato M B. (2017). Valorisation des Ressources Alimentaires Locales en Alimentation des Lapins en Engraissement en Afrique : Synthèse bibliographique. Journal of Applied Biosciences 120: 12036-12041 ISSN 1997-5902. 2017 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v120i1.6
  10. Tchibozo Sélidji Vital Chlodulfe., Dossa Luc Hippolyte., Houndonougbo Frédéric., Koura Bossima Ivan.,Houinato Benjamin Marcel. (2017). Effets De L’incorporation Du Son De Maïs A Différents Doses Sur Les Performances De Croissance Des Lapereaux Et La Rentabilité De L’élevage. European Scientific Journal August 2017 edition Vol.13, No.24 473-482p. ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) doi: 0.19044/esj.2017. v13n24p473  URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2017.v13n24p473
  11. Djohy Georges, Edja Ange Honorat, Djènontin André Jonas et Houinato Marcel (2017). Vulnérabilité et dynamiques sociopolitiques d’adaptation des éleveurs transhumants aux perturbations climatiques au Nord du Bénin dans les systèmes socio-écologiques en Afrique du Nord et de l’Ouest face au changement global, Gouvernance, Adaptation, Viabilité et Résilience; Chapitre 10, CERES Publishing, pp 260-276
  12. ASSANI S. Alassan., ALKOIRET T. Ibrahim., HOUINATO Marcel. (2017). Transhumance and protected areas in West Africa: State of play and Management mechanisms review. The Saudi Journal of Life Sciences Vol-2, Iss-3 (Apr-Jun, 2017):73-80p. DOI: 10.21276/haya
  13. Alassan ASSANI SEIDOU, Ibrahim ALKOIRET TRAORE, Mohamed Nasser BACO, Marcel HOUINATO (2017). Transhumance map and pastoral calendar of cattle herds exploiting the forage resources of theclassified forest of upper alibori northern Benin” International Research Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences Vol. 4, Issue 4, 50-70p, Avril 2017, Impact Factor= 5.46 ISSN: (2349-4077)
  14. Assani S. A., Alkoiret I. T. and Houinato M (2016).Productivity of Cattle Herd in Transhumance in Classified Forest of Upper Alibori Northern Benin. Journal of Animal Science Advances 2016, 6(11): 1802-1810p. DOI: 10.5455/jasa.19691231040000011
  15. Musco N., Koura B.I., Tudisco R., Awadjihè G., Adjolohoun S., Cutrignelli M.I., Mollica M.P., Houinato M., Infascelli F., Calabrό S. (2016). Nutritional characteristics of forage grown in south of Bénin publié dans ̏Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science” 29(1), 51-61, Impact Factor= 0,541
  16. Kindomihou M.V., Sinsin B., Holou R.Y.A., Ambouta J-M K, Gruber W., Adjolohoun S., Houinato M., Herbauts J., Lejoly J., Meerts P. (2016). The effect of seasonal variations, covariations, with minerals and forage value on Itchgrass’ folar silicification from Sudanian Bénin. « Silicon » 8(4) : 487-496, DOI : 10.1007/s12633-015-9355-y, Impact Factor= 0,860
  17. Séidou A.A., Alkoiret I., Houinato M., Mensah G.A. (2016). Typology Of Cattle Herds In Transhumance In The Classified Forest Of Upper Alibori Northern Benin in European Scientific Journal, 12(15): 251-261.
  18. Lessè P., Houinato M., Azihou F., Djenontin J. et Sinsin B. (2016). Typologie, productivité, capacité de charge et valeur pastorale des pâturages des parcours transhumants au Nord Est  de la République du Bénin. International Journal of Innovation and AppliedStudies, 14(1): 132-150.
  19. Adjahossou S. G. C., Gouwakinnou G. N., Houéhanou D. T., sode A. I., Yaoïtcha A.,Houinato M. et Sinsin B. (2016) Efficacité des aires protégées dans la conservation d’habitats favorables prioritaires de ligneux de valeur au Bénin. Bois et forêts des tropiques, 328 (2), 67-76.
  20. Sèwadé C., Azihou A.F., Fandohan A.B.,Houéhanou T.D., Houinato M. (2016). Diversité, priorité pastorale et de conservation des ligneux fourragers des terres de parcours en zone soudanoguinéenne du Bénin. Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ., 20(2), 1-17.
  21. Ahoudji M.C.; Toyi M.S.; Dan B.S.C.; Houinato M.R.B. & Sinsin B. (2016). Effects of land cover change on rangeland vegetation in W Biosphere reserve, Benin Republic, West Africa. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment, 8(2):157 – 170.
  22. Myrèse C. Ahoudji, Marcel R.B. Houinato, Jorgen Axelsen and A.B. Sinsin. (2016) Climatic variability and spatial distribution of herbaceous fodders in the Sudanian zone of Benin (West Africa).International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, 6(1): 26-32.
  23. Gbeffè Alain K.; Thierry D. Houehanou; Muhashy Habiyaremye; Emeline S. P. Assede ; Alain Yaoïtcha; Luc Janssens de Bisthoven; Etotépé Sogbohossou; Marcel Houinato et  Brice A. Sinsin (2016) Effects of Termite mounds on Composition, Functional Types and Traits of Plant Communities in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West – Africa). African journal of ecology (in press)
  24. Assani S. A., Alkoiret I. T.et Houinato M. (2016) Productivity of Cattle Herd in Transhumance in Classified Forest of Upper Alibori Northern Benin in Journal of Animal Science Advances, 11:1802-1810.
  25. Lesse P., Houinato M., Azihou F., Djenontin J. et Sinsin B. (2016). Typologie, productivité, capacité de charge et valeur pastorale des pâturages des parcours transhumants au Nord Est de la République du Bénin. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, 14(1): 132-150.
  26. Musco N., Koura B.I., Tudisco R., Awadjihè G., Adjolohoun S., Cutrignelli M.I., Mollica M.P., Houinato M., Infascelli F., Calabrò S., 2016. Nutritional characteristics of forage grown in south of Benin. Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science, 29(1): 51-61.
  27. Koura B.I., Houndonougbo F. et Houinato M., 2015. Effect of incorporation of cowpea and soybean pods in diets on feed intake, feed digestibility and growth performances of rabbit.Revue CAMES, Science de la Vie, de la Terre et Agronomie (SVT-A), 03(02): 32-36.
  28. Koura B.I., Dedehouanou H., Dossa H. L., Kpanou B. V., Houndonougbo F., Houngnandan P., Mensah G. A. and Houinato M., 2015. Determinants of crop-livestock integration by small farmers in three agro-ecological regions of Benin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 9(5): 2263-2271.
  29. Koura B.I., Dossa H.L., Kassa B., Houinato M. (2015). Adaptation of peri-urban cattle production system to environmental changes: herders feeding strategies in southern Benin. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 39: 83-98.
  30. Yaoitcha A.S., Houehanou D.T., Fandohan A.B., Houinato M (2015). Prioritization of useful medicinal tree species for conservation in Wari-Maro Forest Reserve in Benin: A multivariate analysis approach. Forest Policy and Economics, 61: 135-146.
  31. Koura B.I., Dedehouanou H., Vissoh P., Houndonougbo F., Houinato M. (2015). Improving small scale farmers’ endogenous crop-livestock practices in rural, periurban and urban areas of Benin. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 25(1): 3814-3827.
  32. Lessè P., Djènontin J., Yabi B., Toko I., Tente B. & Houinato M. (2015). Cartographie et gestion des principaux points d’abreuvement aménagés des troupeaux transhumants au Nord Est du Bénin. Annales des sciences agronomiques 19(1) : 19-41, 2015
  33. Hedji C.C., Houinato M., Houndonougbo F., Fiogbé E.D., 2015. Assainissement de l’environnement par la valorisation des ressources non conventionnelles en alimentation de porcs en croissance. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Science, 9(4): 1929-1936.
  34. Hedji C.H., Houndonougbo M.F., Tougan P.U., Houinato M.R.B., Fiogbé E.D. (2015) Technological, sensorial and nutritional meat quality traits from pig fed with conventional and unconventional diets. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 6: 1514-1521.
  35. Yaoitcha A.S., Houehanou T.D., Dan B.S.C., Adounkpe J.G., Arbonnier M., Houinato M., 2015. Medicinal tree species in Benin (West Africa): Literature review and perspective researches. Annales des sciences Agronomiques, 19 (2-Special): 089-106.
  36. Hedji C.C.,Gangbazo N.D., Houinato M. et Fiogbé E.D (2014). Valorisation de Azollaspp, Moringaoleifera, son de riz, et de co-produits de volaille et de poisson en alimentation animale: synthèse bibliographique. Journal of Applied Biosciences, (81): 7277 – 7289.
  37. Zinsouklan J., Toyi S.S.M., Aoudji K.N.A., Tenté B., Hounnou F., Houinato M (2014). Vers une valorisation durable des espèces negligées: formes d’utilisations, retombées financières et modes de gestion de Parkia biglobosa (JACQ.) R.BR. EX BENTH. au centre Bénin. Revue CAMES Science de la vie, de la terre et agronomie, 02(02): 968 – 972. 2014.
  38. Ahoudji M. C., Teka O., Axelsen J.& Houinato M.(2014) Current floristic composition, life form and productivity of grasslands in the hunting zone of Djona (Benin).Journal of Applied Bioscience 78: 6753-6762
  39. Yoka J., Loumetoj. J., Djego J. G., Houinato M.&Akouango P. (2014)Adaptation d’un cultivar de Niébé (Vignaunguiculata(L.) Walp. aux conditions pédoclimatiques de Boundji (République du Congo). Afrique SCIENCE10(1) 217 – 225.
  40. Houehanou T.D., Glèlè Kakaï R.L., Assogbadjo A.E., Kindomihou V., Houinato M., Wittig R. &Sinsin B. (2013) Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa).African Journal of Ecology, 51, 358–365
  41. Salako V.K., GleleKakaï R.L., Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Houinato M. & Palm R. (2013) Efficiency of inventory plot patterns in quantitative analysis of vegetation: a case study of tropical woodland and dense forest in Benin, Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, 75:3, 137-143
  42. Houehanou T.D., Kindomihou V., Stevart T., Tente B., Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2013) Efficiency of inventory plot patterns in quantitative analysis of vegetation: a case study of tropical woodland and dense forest in Benin Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, 75:3, 137-143
  43. Houehanou T.D., Assogbadjo A.E., Glele Kakai R., Kyndt T., Houinato M.& Sinsin B. (2013) How far a protected area contributes to conserve habitat species composition and population structure of endangered African tree species (Benin, West Africa)Ecological Complexity 13 (2013) 60–68
  44. Zoffoun A.G., Aboh A.B., Adjolohoun S., HouinatoM. & Sinsin B. (2013) Effet de l’âge et de l’intensité de pâture sur le développement des touffes et la production de biomasse de Panicum maximum var. C1 dans les pâturages artificiels en zone soudanienne et subéquatoriale Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 7(3): 1168-1179, June 2013
  45. Adjolohoun S., Houndonougbo F., Adandedjan C., Toleba S.S., Houinato M., Nonfon W.R. &Sinsin B.A. (2013) Influence of vegetative and seed establishment methods on seed yield and quality ofArachispintoiCIAT 17434 in Soudanian region of Benin du Bénin (BRAB) Numéro 73 – Juin 2013 ISSN sur papier (on hard copy) : 1025-2355 et ISSN enligne (on line) : 1840-7099
  46. Adjolohoun S., Bindelle J., Adandedjan C., TolebaS.S.,Houinato M. &Sinsin B. (2013) Variety and environmental effects on crude protein concentration and mineral composition of Arachispintoi(Kaprovickas& Gregory) in Benin (West Africa) Journal of Applied Biology & BiotechnologyVol. 1 (03), pp. 024-028, October, 2013
  47. Adjolohoun S., Bindelle J., Adandedjan C., Toléba S.S., Houinato M., Kindomihou V., Nonfon W.R.V.& Sinsin B. (2013) Influence de l’écartement et de la fertilisation azotée sur le rendement et la qualité des semences de Brachiariaruziziensis en climat tropical sub-humideFourrages (2013) 216, 339-345
  48. Adjolohoun S., Bindelle J., Adandedjan C., Toléba S.S., Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2013) Growth and Forage Production of Four Arachis Pintoi (Kaprovickas & Gregory) Genotypes in Two Contrasting Ecological Regions of Benin (West Africa) International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and ResearchVolume 2, Issue 2, ISSN (Online) 2319-1473
  49. Awohouedji D.Y.G., Lesse P., Houinato M. & Hounzangbe-Adote S. (2013) Medicinal forage present in the natural pasture in Benin: a Review J Anim Prod adv 2013, 3(11) : 301-310
  50. Ayssiwede S.B., Dieng A., Houinato M., Chrysostome C., Issay., Hornick J.-L.&Missohou A. (2013) Elevage des poulets traditionnels ou indigènes au Sénégal et en Afrique Subsaharienne : état des lieux et contraintes. Ann. Méd. Vét., 2013, 157, 103-119
  51. Awohouedji G., Babatounde S., Adounkpe J.G., Houinato M., Hounzangbe-AdotéS. (2013) Supplementing Panicum maximum with two medicinal forages in the diet of Djallonke sheep at Benin national sheep center Scientific journal of animal Science (2013) 2(11) 284-295
  52. Tehou C.A., Kossou E., Mensah G.A., Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2013) Indentification et caractérisation des formations végétales exploitées par l’éléphant Loxodonta africana dans la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari au Nord. Pachyderm No. 52 July–December 2012
  53. Houehanou T. D., Glèlè Kakaï R. L., Assogbadjo A. E., Kindomihou V., Houinato M., Wittig R., Sinsin B. A. (2012). Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa).African Journal of Ecology,Vol 51, Issue 2, pp358-365.
  54. Djenontin J.A., Madjidou O., Houinato M., Mensah G.A., Sinsin B. (2012) Le calendrier pastoral en élevage extensif dans le Nord-Est du Bénin : un outil de gestion du cheptel bovin de l’exploitation.  Sécheresse Volume 23, Numéro 4, 261-70
  55. Adjolohoun S., Dahouda M., Adandedjan C., TolébaS.S., Houinato M., Nonfon R. & Sinsin B.(2012) Diversité et caractérisation morphologique des écotypes de l’espèce fourragère Panicum maximum au Bénin. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci.,  6(5) : 2043-2054.
  56. AbohA. B., Babatounde S., Oumorou M., Houinato M.& Brice Sinsin (2012). Valeur pastorale des parcours naturels en zone soudano-guinéenne et stratégie paysanne d’adaptation aux effets de leur invasion par Chromolaena odorata au Bénin.Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(4): 1633-1646.
  57. Ayssiwede S.B., Missoko M.R., Mankor A., Dieng A., Houinato M., Chrysostome C.A.A.M., Dahouda M., Missohou A. & Hornick J.L. (2012) Effets de l’incorporation de la farine de feuillesde Cassia tora (Linn.) dans la ration alimentairede jeunes poulets traditionnels du Sénégal.Revue Méd. Vét.,163, 8-9, 375-386
  58. Babatounde S., Sidi H., Houinato M.,Oumorou M., Mensah G.A. &Sinsin, B. A. (2011) Valeur alimentaire des fourrages consommés par les taurillons Borgou sur les parcours naturels du centre du Bénin. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 5(6) 2382-2394.
  59. Houehanou T. D. A., Assogbadjo A, Glele Kakaï, E. R., Houinato, M. & Sinsin B. (2011) Valuation of local preferred uses and traditional ecological knowledge in relation tothree multipurpose tree species in Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics (13) 554–562.
  60. Zoffoun A.G., Salifou S., Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2011) Interactions Ticks, Hosts and Pastures: Case of the Girolando Dairy Cattle and the Artificial Pastures ofPanicum maximum and Panicum maximumvar C1”. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. Vol. 5, No.4 (Serial No.35): 443-452.
  61. Zoffoun A.G., Babatounde S., Houinato M., Mensah A.G. & Sinsin B. (2011) Comportement alimentaire des taurillons Girolando sur deux types de pâturages cultivés en zone subéquatoriale.      Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 91(4): 675-683, 10.4141/cjas2010-027.
  62. Ayssiwede S.B., Dieng A., Bello H., Chrysostome C.A.A.M., Hane M.B., Mankor A., Dahouda M., Houinato M., Hornick J.L. & Missohou A. (2011) Effects of Moringa oleifera (Lam.) Leaves Meal Incorporation in Diets on Growth Performances, Carcass Characteristics and Economics Results of Growing Indigenous Senegal Chickens. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 10 (12): 1132-1145, ISSN 1680-5194.
  63. Ayssiwede S.B., Chrysostome C.A.A.M., Zanmenou J.C., Dieng A., Houinato M., Dahouda M., Akpo Y., Hornick J.L. & Missohou A. (2011)  Growth Performances, Carcass and Organs Characteristics and Economics Results of Growing Indigenous Senegal Chickens Fed Diets Containing Various Levels of Leuceana leucocephala (Lam.) Leaves Meal. International Journal of Poultry Science 10 (9): 734-749, ISSN 1682-8356.
  64. Ayssiwede S.B., Zanmenou J.C., Issa Y., Hane M.B., Dieng A., Chrysostome C.A.A.M., Houinato M., Hornick J.L. & Missohou, A. (2011) Nutrient Composition of Some Unconventional and Local Feed Resources Available in Senegal and Recoverable in Indigenous Chickens or Animal Feeding. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 10 (8): 707-717, ISSN 1680-5194.
  65. Babatounde S., Oumorou M., TCHABI V.I., Lecomte T., Houinato M., & Adandedjan C. (2010) Ingestion volontaire et préférences alimentaires chez des moutons Djallonké nourris avec des graminées et des légumineuses fourragères tropicales cultivées au Bénin. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4(4): 1030-1043.
  66. Oumorou M., Aboh B.A., Babatounde S., Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2010) Valeur pastorale, productivité et connaissances endogènes de l’effet de l’invasion, par Hyptissuaveolens L. Poit., des pâturages naturels en zone soudano-guinéenne (Bénin). Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4(4): 1262-1277.
  67. Ahouangan B.D., Houinato M., Ahamide B., Agbossou E. & Sinsin B. (2010) Etude comparative de la productivité de repousses et de la capacité de charge des hémicryptophytes soumises aux feux de végétation dans les parcelles irriguée et non irriguées dans la Réserve Transfrontalière de Biosphère (RTB) du W – Benin. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4(2): 479-490.
  68. Babatounde S., Houinato M., Toleba S.S., Lecomte T., Adandedjan C. &Buldgen A. (2009) Caractéristiques de dégradabilité in sacco et valeurs protéiques des légumineuses fourragères cultivées au Bénin. Annales des sciences Agronomiques du Bénin 12 (2) 117-145.
  69. Djenontin A.J., Houinato M., Toutain B. &Sinsin B. (2009) Pratiques et stratégies des éleveurs face à la réduction de l’offre fourragère au Nord-Est du Bénin. Sécheresse 20 (4) : 346-353.
  70. Aboh B.A., Oumorou M., Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2009) Analyse biologique et phytogéographique des savanes colonisées par Chromolaena odorata et Hyptis suaveolens dans la région de Bétécoucou (Bénin). Syst. Geogr. Pl. 79: 81-92.
  71. Houehanou T. D., Houinato M., Adandedjan C., Gbangboche A.B.,  Hounzangbe–Adote  S.& Sinsin A.B. (2008) Gestion pastorale et structure des terroirs agricoles dans la périphérie de la Djona (Nord-Est Bénin). Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 2(4): 497-507.
  72. Aboh B.A., Houinato M., Oumorou M. & Sinsin  B. (2008) Capacités envahissantes de deux espèces exotiques, Chromolaena odorata (asteraceae) et Hyptis suaveolens (lamiaceae), en relation avec l’exploitation des terres de la région de Bétécoucou (Bénin). Belg. J. Bot141 (2) : 113-128.
  73. Zoffoun A.G, Houinato M, Houessou L.G. & Sinsin B. (2008) Impact des cultures fourragères sur la diversité floristique des parcours de la ferme d’élevage de Kpinnou. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 2(1): 85-103.

74. Djenontin A.J., Houinato M., Sinsin B. (2007) Nomination des vaches des troupeaux bovins par les éleveurs peuls au Nord du Bénin : Outils aux usages multiples. Ethnozootechnie (81) pp 81-89.

  1. Brisso N., Houinato M., Adandédjan C. &Sinsin B. (2007). Dry season woody fooder productivity in savannas. Ghanaian Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 2 & 3 (1) pp 181- 185.
  2. Kagone H., Toutain B., Dulieu D., Houinato M., Boureima A. & Nocker U. (2006) Pastoralisme et aires protégées en Afrique de l’Ouest: du conflit a la gestion concertée de la transhumance transfrontalière dans la région du parc régional W (Bénin, Burkina Faso, Niger). Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa Vol. 54(1) 2006: 43-52
  3. Houinato M., Kagone H. & Sinsin B. (2003) Seasonal cycle of herbaceous plant phytomass of Monts Kouffe region in Benin. In: Allsopp N., Palmer A.R., Milton S.J., Kirkman K.P., Kerly G.I.H., Hurt C.R. & Brown C.J. (eds.) Rangelands in the new millennium, VIIth International Rangeland Congress, Durban South Africa, 26 July – 1 August 2003, pp 1399-1402. ISBN 0-958-45348-9. African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 2003, 20(2) : 175-193.
  4. Houinato M., Sinsin B. &Lejoly J. (2001) Impact des feux de brousse sur la dynamique des communautés végétales dans la forêt de Bassila (Bénin). Acta Bot. Gallica 148 (3) : 237-251.
  5. Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2001) Analyse phytogéographique de la région des Monts Kouffé au Bénin. Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71: 889-910.
  6. Houinato M. & Sinsin B. (2000) La pression agro-pastorale sur la Zone Riveraine de la Réserve de la Biosphère de la Pendjari. Tropicultura 18(3): 112-117.
  7. Houinato M., Delvaux C. & Pauwels L. (2000) Les Eragrostis (Poaceae) du Bénin. Belg. Journ. Bot.133 (1-2): 21-35.

 

LAST UPDATED ON: SEPTEMBER 26, 2018


Eméline Sêssi Pélagie ASSEDE

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Publisher of 14 scientific papers and books
  • Extraordinary lecturer at University of Pretoria
  • Coordinator of research-development projects
  • Member of 5 international scientific groups such as IUFRO, AETFAT
  • Supervisor of MS and BS Students
  • Reviewer of many journals including: Agroforestry systems, Journal of Forestry Research 

CONTACT INFORMATION

01 B.P. 526 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 97 61 38 29

Fax: (229) 21 30 30 84

E-Mail: [email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2014, Major: Agronomy
  • Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2006, Major: Agronomy & Forestry
  • High School Diploma, Major Biology (Diplôme du Baccalauréat Série Scientifique D), CEG Ste Rita, Benin, 2001

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Agroforestry, Agronomy, Applied Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation, Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring, Bush Fire Impact on Plant Life Forms, Climate Change Biology, Conservation – Restoration, Conservation Biology, Ecological Modeling, Ecological Restoration, Ecosystem Functioning, Endangered and useful species conservation, Ethnobotany, Forest Conservation, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Natural Resource Management and Conservation, Nature Conservation, Non-Timber Forest Products Assessment, Plant Biodiversity and Conservation, Plant community ecology, Plant Ecology and Phytosociology, Protected Area Management Assessment, Tropical Ecology and Biology, Vegetation Ecology.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Burkina Faso, Togo, Afrique du Sud, Mozambique, Malawi.

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects
  • IFS research projects
  • Rufford foundation project

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Society for Conservation of Biology (SCB)
  • International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
  • Group for Phytosociological Nomenclature (GPN)
  • Association Béninoise des Pastoralistes (Benin Association of pastoralists)
  • Association pour l’Etude de la Taxonomie de la Flore d’Afrique Tropicale (AETFAT)

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Eméline Sêssi Pélagie Assédé, Chabi Adéyèmi Marc Sylvestre Djagoun, Fortuné Akomian Azihou, Yannick Senakpon Caleb Gogan, Meryas Dègbémabou Kouton, Aristide Cossi Adomou, Coert Johannes Geldenhuys, Paxie Wanangwa Chirwa, Brice Augustin Sinsin. 2018. Efficiency of conservation areas to protect orchid species in Benin, West Africa. South African Journal of Botanic116: 230-237.
  2. Eméline Sêssi Pélagie Assédé, Chabi Adéyèmi Marc Sylvestre Djagoun, Akomian Fortuné Azihou, Meryas Dègbémabou Kouton, Yannick Senakpon Caleb Gogan, Coert Johannes Geldenhuys, Paxie Wanangwa Chirwa and Brice Augustin Sinsin. 2017. Folk perceptions and patterns of use of orchid species in Benin, West Africa. Flora et Vegetatio Sudano-Sambesica 20: 26-36.
  3. Marco Schmidt, Eméline Assédé, Horst Oebel, Jakob Fahr, Brice Sinsin, 2016. Biota of the WAP complex – starting a citizen science project for West Africa’s largest complex of protected areas. Flora et Vegetatio Sudano-Sambesica 19:  3-6.
  4. Gbeffe, A.K., Houehanou, T.D., Habiyaremye, M., Assede, E.S.P., Yaoitcha, A.S., de Bisthoven, L.J., Sogbohossou, E.A., Houinato, M., Sinsin, A.B. (2016). Effects of termite mounds on composition, functional types and traits of plant communities in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology 1-12.
  5. Émeline Sessi Pélagie Assédé, Fortuné Akomian Azihou, Aristide Cossi Adomou, Madjidou Oumorou, Brice Sinsin. 2015. Effet du relief sur la régénération des espèces ligneuses en zone soudanienne du Bénin. Bois et Forêt des Tropiques 326(4): 15-24.
  6. Fandohan, A. B., A. M. O. Oduor, A. I. Sodé, L. Wu, A. Cuni-Sanchez, E. Assede, and G. N. Gouwakinnou. (2015). Modeling vulnerability of protected areas to invasion by Chromolaena odorata under current and future climates. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 1(6): 1-12.
  7. Assédé P.S.E, Adomou A.C., Sinsin B. (2012)a. Magnoliophyta, Biosphere Reserve of Pendjari, Atacora, Benin. Check list (8): 642-661.
  8. Assédé P.S.E, Adomou A.C., Sinsin B. (2012)b. Relationship between stand regime and population structure of Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Meliaceae) and Terminalia macroptera (Combretaceae) in the Biosphere Reserve of Pendjari (Benin, West Africa).  International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 4(12): 427-438.
  9. Assédé P.S.E, Adomou A.C., Sinsin B. (2012)c. Secondary succession and factors determining change in soil condition from fallow to savannah in the Sudanian Zone of Benin. Phytocoenologia 42 (3 – 4): 181 – 189.

Books

  1. Thierry D. Houenahou,Eméline S.P. Assédé, François Muhashy Habiyaremye, Etotépé A. Sogbohossou, Méryas Kouton, Pierre Onodjè Agbani, Alain S. Yaoitcha, Alain K. Gbeffe et Marcel R. B. Houinato. 2017. La Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari (Bénin), Guide & lexique pour le suivi des parcours naturels: Habitats, Faune et Feux. Bruxelles, Belgique – Edition IRSNB – ISSN: 2295-4511– 154 p.
  1. Assédé, E.P.S.,Kouton, M.D, Geldenhuys, C.J., Sinsin, B. 2016. Habitat and Plant Species of the Biosphere Reserve of Pendjari. Cotonou, Bénin – Les Edition Plurielles – ISBN: 978-999192-2-182-2 – 128 p.
  1. Assédé P.S.E, Nago G., Sinsin B. 2013. Les petites mares de la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari. Deutschland, Allemagne (Germany) – Editions Universitaires européennes – ISBN: 978-613-1-56174-0. 113 p.

 

LAST UPDATED ON: SEPTEMBER 27, 2018


Dehouegnon Thierry HOUEHANOU

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Publisher of more than 25 scientific papers
  • Membership of more than 10 research-development projects
  • Supervisor of more than 20 MS and BS Students
  • Reviewer of many journals including Journal of Forestry Research, Journal of Central South University, African Journal of Ecology, Energy Research and Social Science, South African Journal of Botany 

CONTACT INFORMATION

01 B.P. 526 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 95 69 35 74 / 97 21 39 22

Fax: (229) 21 30 30 84

E-Mail: [email protected]

[email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of Abomey Calavi (Benin), 2012, Major: Natural Resources Management
  • DEA degree (M.Sc.), University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2008, Major: Natural Resources Management
  • Engineer degree, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2006, Major: Zootechnics and Management of Natural Pastures
  • High School Diploma, Major Technical Sciences (Diplôme du Baccalauréat Série Scientifique C), Collège d’Enseignement Général I de Savalou, Benin, 2000

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Agroforestry, Agronomy, Applied Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation, Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring, Bush Fire Impact on Plant Life Forms, Climate Change Biology, Conservation – Restoration, Conservation Biology, Ecological Modeling, Ecological Restoration, Ecological Statistics, Ecosystem Ecology, Ecosystem Functioning, Endangered and useful species conservation, Ethnobotany, Forest Conservation, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Livestock, Management of Rangelands and of Protected Area, Natural Resource Management and Conservation, Nature Conservation, Non-Timber Forest Products Assessment, Plant Biodiversity and Conservation, Phytosociology, Protected Area Management Assessment, Rangeland ecology, Restoration Ecology, Species Diversity, Tropical Ecology and Biology, Vegetation Ecology.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Togo, Germany.

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects
  • Bilateral projects: Belgium (Investigating bush fire, habitats and ecosystems services for strengthening local conservation in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve); Germany (Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung / Foundation, Germany), etc.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Society for Conservation Biology
  • Society for Economic Botany
  • British Ecological Society

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Humboldt Travel grant to participate to European conference of Tropical Ecology, Paris, France.
  • Humboldt Travel grant to participate to European conference of Tropical Ecology, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Humboldt Travel grant to participate to Tropentag 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Humboldt Postdoc Research Fellowship, Germany
  • Rufford Small grant for Nature Conservation
  • Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (RTF-DCS) funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • Complete Travel Grant to participate to 2 ème Journées Scientifiques du CAMES à Dakar.
  • Grant for Junior Researchers” of the African-German Network of Excellence in Science (AGNES)
  • Complete Travel grant for participation in 3rd international Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species for a Food- Secure Africa (Accra, Ghana)
  • Research grant funding by International Foundation for Science (IFS)
  • Postdoc research grant at University of Abomey Calavi
  • BIOTA-West : Complete travel grant for participation in Final Workshop of BIOTA-West (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
  • Special DAAD Bursary for a field visit and training in Ecology, Germany.
  • BIOTA-Africa (Biodiversity for Transect Analysis) : Complete travel grant for participation in international congress of BIOTA-Africa (Spier, South Africa)
  • Doctorate research grant funding by German Federal Ministry for Education and Research through BIOTA (Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis) program in Africa
  • Small grant research funding by African Network for Agroforestry Education (ANAFE)
  • Etc.

PUBLICATIONS 

A- Publications in peer reviewed Scientific Journals

  1. Salako V.K., Vihotogbé R., Houéhanou T., Sodé I.A., Glèlè Kakaï. 2018. Predicting the potential impact of climate change on the declining agroforestry species Borassus aethiopum Mart. in Benin: a mixture of geostatistical and SDM approach. Agroforest Syst. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-018-0262-2
  1. Adjahossou S. G. C., Houehanou D. T., Toyi M., Tente B., Houinato M., Sinsin B. 2018. Degré de pression et perception endogène de multiplication et de conservation du genre Isoberlinia au Moyen-Bénin (Afrique de l’Ouest). Science et technique, Sciences naturelles et appliquées, Spécial hors-série n° 4, 25 – 38.
  1. Ahoyo C.C., Mama Sambo Imorou I., Houehanou D.T., Yaoitcha S.A., Houinato R.B.M., Sinsin A. B. 2018. De l’ethnomédecine à l’ethnopharmacologie vétérinaire et la conservation d’espèces ligneuses au Bénin : application raisonnée d’outils quantitatifs. Science et technique, Sciences naturelles et appliquées, Spécial hors-série n° 4, 559 – 573.
  1. Ahoyo, C.C.; Houehanou, T.D.; Yaoitcha, A. S.; Prinz, K.; Assogbadjo, A. E.;  Adjahossou, C.S.G.; Hellwig, F.; Houinato, M.R.B. 2017. A quantitative ethnobotanical approach toward biodiversity conservation of useful woody species in Wari-Maro forest reserve (Benin, West Africa). Environment, Development and Sustainability, doi:10.1007/s10668-017-9990-0
  1. Salako, K. V.; Houehanou, T. D.;  Yessoufou, K.; Assogbadjo, A.E.; Akoègninou, A.; Glèlè Kakaï, R. L. 2017. Patterns of elephant utilization of borassus aethiopum mart. and its stand structure in the pendjari national park, benin, west Africa. Tropical Ecology 58(2): 425–437.
  1. Gbeffe A. K., Houehanou T. D., Habiyaremye M., Emeline S. P. Assede E. S. P., Yaoitcha A. S., Janssens de Bisthoven L. J., Sogbohossou E.A., Houinato M. and Sinsin B. A. 2017. Effects of termite mounds on composition, functional types and traits of plant communities in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology, doi: 10.1111/aje.12391.
  1. Mensah, S., Houéhanou T.D., Assogbadjo A. E., Anyomi E. A., Ouedraogo A., Glèlè Kakaï. R. 2016. Latitudinal variation in the woody species diversity of Afzelia africana Sm. habitats in West Africa. Tropical Ecology 57(4): 717-726.
  1. Adjahossou, S. G. C.; Gouwakinnou, G. N.; Houehanou, D. T.; Sode, A. I.; Yaoitcha, A. S.; Houinato, M. R. B.; Sinsin, B. 2016. Efficacité des aires protégées dans la conservation d’habitats favorables prioritaires de ligneux de valeur au Bénin. Bois et Forêts des Tropiques 3 2 8 (2), 67 – 76. Impact factor 2014 : 0.192
  1. Donou Hounsode M.T., Assogbadjo A. E., Houehanou D.T., Glele Kakaï R.L. Agbangla C. 2016. Facteurs socioeconomiques influençant l’usage des raphias au Benin (Afrique de l’Ouest). Revue CAMES Science de la vie, de la terre et agronomie 4 (2), 1-17. Peer reviewed journal without impact factor. 
  1. Sèwadé, C., Azihou, A. F., Fandohan, A. B., Houéhanou, D. T., Houinato, M. 2016. Diversité, priorité pastorale et de conservation des ligneux fourragers des terres de parcours en zone soudano-guinéenne du Bénin. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Societé et Environnement 20 (2), 113-129.Impact factor 2014 : 0.457. 
  1. Houehanou, D. T., Assogbadjo A. E., Chadare, F., Zanvo, S., B. Sinsin. 2016. Approches méthodologiques synthétisées des études d’ethnobotanique quantitative en milieu tropical. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 20, 187-205. Peer reviewed journal without impact factor.
  1. Salako, V., Azihou, A., Kassa, B., Houehanou, T., Assogbadjo, A., Glele Kakaï, R. 2016.Fine-scale spatial analysis of elephants-induced damages predicts spatial isolation in the dioecious palm Borassus aethiopum Mart. (Arecaceae) in the Pendjari National Park. African Journal of Ecology 54(1), 9-19. Impact Factor 2014:0.824.
  1. Yaoitcha, A. S, Houehanou, D. T., Fandohan A. B., Houinato, M. R.B. 2015. Prioritization of useful medicinal tree species for conservation in Wari-Maro Forest Reserve in Benin: A multivariate analysis approach. Forest Policy and Economics 61, 135–146. Impact Factor 2014:1.856.
  1. Yaoitcha, A. S., Houehanou, T. D., Dan, B. S. C., Adounkpe, J. G., Arbonnier, M., Houinato, M. R. B. 2015. Medicinal tree species in Benin (West Africa): literature review and perspective researches. Annales des sciences agronomiques 19(2): 89-106. Peer reviewed journal without impact factor. 
  1. Idohou, R, Assogbadjo, A.E., Houéhanou, T.; Glèlè Kakaï, R., C. Agbangla. 2015. Variation in Hyphaene thebaica Mart. fruit: physical characteristics and factors affecting seed germination and seedling growth in Benin (West Africa). Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 90 (3): 291–296. Impact Factor 2014: 0,541. 
  1. Mensah, S., Houehanou, D. T., Etotépé Aïkpémi Sogbohossou, E. A., Assogbadjo, A. E.; Glèlè Kakaï, R. 2014. Effect of human disturbance and climatic variability on the population structure of Afzelia africana Sm. ex pers. (Fabaceae–Caesalpinioideae) at country broad-scale (Benin, West Africa) South African Journal of Botany 95: 165–173.Impact Factor 2014: 0.978.
  1. Vitoule, E. T.; Houehanou, D. T., Kassa, B., Assogbadjo, A. E.; Glèlè Kakaï, R.; Djego, J., Sinsin, B. 2014. Endogenous knowledge and human disturbance impact on abundance of two underutilized wild edible tree species in southern Benin, QScience Connect 2014:15http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/connect.2014.15Peer reviewed journal without impact factor.
  1. Houehanou, T. D., Glèlè Kakaï, R. L., Assogbadjo, A. E., Kindomihou, V., Houinato, M., Wittig, R.and Sinsin, B. A. 2013. Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology, 51: 358–365.Impact Factor 2014: 0.824 
  1. Houehanou, D. T., Kindomihou, V., Stevart, T., Tente, B., Houinato, M., Sinsin B. 2013. Variation of mistletoes impact on fruit yield of shea tree in contrasting habitats and implication for its conservation. Fruits, 68: 109-120.Impact Factor 2014: 0.8 
  1. Houehanou, D. T., Assogbadjo, A. E., Glèlè Kakaï, R. Kyndt, T., Sinsin, B. 2013. How far a protected area contributes to conserve habitat species composition and population structure of endangered African tree species. Ecological Complexity, 13: 60-68. Impact Factor 2014: 1.931.
  1. Dadjo, C., Assogbadjo, A. E, Fandohan, B., Glèlè Kakaï, R., Chakeredza, S; Houehanou, D.T., Van Damme, P., Sinsin, B. 2012. Uses and Management of Black Plum (Vitex Doniana Sweet) In Southern Benin. Fruits, 67: 239–248. Impact Factor 2014: 0.8 
  1. Houehanou, T. D., Assogbadjo, A. E., Glèlè Kakaï, R., Houinato, M., Sinsin, B., 2011. Valuation of local preferred uses and traditional ecological knowledge in relation to three multipurpose tree species in Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics 13: 554-562. Impact Factor 2014: 1.856. 
  1. Houehanou, T.D., Kindomihou V., Sinsin, B. 2011. Effectiveness of conservation areas in protecting Shea trees against hemiparasitic plants (Loranthaceae) in Benin, West Africa. Plant Ecology and Evolution 144(3): 267-274.Impact Factor 2014: 0.986 
  1. Houehanou T. D., Houinato M., Adandedjan C, Gbangboche A B, Hounzangbe–Adote MS and Sinsin BA. 2008. Gestion pastorale et structure des terroirs agricoles dans la périphérie de la Djona (Nord-Est Bénin).International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 2(4): 497-507. Peer reviewed journal without impact factor.

  

B- Publications without peer review process

  1. Salako, V., Kénou, C., Houéhanou Thierry, Assogbadjo, A., Kakai, R. G.  2014. Impact of traditional agroforestry systems practices on conservation effectiveness of useful trees: case study of Borassus aethiopum Mart. in Benin. In book of abstract of XXIV IUFRO World Congress Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research 5-11 october, 2014, Salt Lake City, USA. The International Forestry Review, Vol. 16(5) www.cfa-international.org(Abstract of Conference).
  1. Aïssa Amadou, Thierry Houehanou, Marcel Houinato, Ali Mahamane, Brice Sinsin. 2013. Diversification and valorization of Non Timber Forest Products of plants resources in Torodi department (Niger, West Africa): social variation and implications for perspectives policies. In book of abstract of 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) for a Food- Secure Africa in Accra, Ghana, from 25 to 27 September 2013. http://www.nuscommunity.org/fileadmin/NUS_Docs/documents/publications/books/book-of-abstracts_web_small.pdf (Abstract of Conference).
  1. Houehanou, T, Kindomihou,V, Houinato, M. and Sinsin, B. (2007). Dendrometrical characterization of a firewood plant species (Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and its surrounding land use area (Benin, WesternAfrica). Proceedings in Tropentag, Conference on International Agricultural Research for Development, Gottingen. Link:http://www.tropentag.de/2008/abstracts/full/358.pdf(Conference proceedings).

C- Book chapter

  1. Houehanou, D. T., Assogbadjo A. E., B. Sinsin. 2014. Biotechnology in biodiversity conservation: Overview of its application on conservation of endangered African tree species, In Ahuja M.R; Ramawat, K.G. 2014. Biotechnology and Biodiversity, Sustainable development and biodiversity 4, pp 171-180.   http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-09381-9_9

D- Book

1-      Houehanou D. T., Assédé, S.P.E., Muhashy Habiyaremye F., Sogbohossou A.E., Kouton M., Agbani, P.O., Yaoitcha A.S., Gbeffe A.K., Houinato M.R.B. 2017. La Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari (Bénin) Guide & lexique pour le suivi des parcours naturels : Habitats, Faune et Feux. Publié par l’Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique (IRSNB). ISSN : 2295-4511. 141p.

PARTICIPATION TO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS 

  1. Houehanou,T.D., Prinz K., Hellwig, F., Assogbadjo, A.E., Gebauer, J., Glele Kakaï, R.L., Sinsin, B. 2018. Morphological traits variation of Afzelia africana Sm. in relation to climatic condition and implication for species conservation in Benin. European Conference of Tropical Ecology, “Challenges in tropical ecology and conservation – global perspectives” March 26 – 29, 2018, Université Pierre-Marie Curie and Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (Oral presentation)
  1. Houehanou,T.D., Prinz K., Hellwig, F., Assogbadjo, A.E., Gebauer, J., Glele Kakaï, R.L., Sinsin, B. 2018. Genetic diversity and population structure of the threatened tree species Afzelia africana Sm. and implication for the species conservation in Benin. European Conference of Tropical Ecology, “Challenges in tropical ecology and conservation – global perspectives” March 26 – 29, 2018, Université Pierre-Marie Curie and Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (Poster presentation)
  1. Houehanou, D. T., Prinz, K., Hellwig, F., Ahoyo, C. C., Gebauer J. 2017. Quantitative ethnobotany towards conservation of food tree species of Wari Maro forest Reserve in the Sudanian zone of Benin. European Conference of Tropical Ecology, “(re)connecting tropical biodiversity in space and time”, February 06-10, 2017, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium (Poster presentation).
  1. Houehanou, D. T., Prinz K., Hellwig, F, Mensah S., Assogbadjo, A., Glele Kakaï, R., Gebauer, J. 2017. Population and community traits assessments for sustainable management and conservation of Afzelia africana in Benin. European Conference of Tropical Ecology, “(re)connecting tropical biodiversity in space and time”, February 06-10, 2017, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium (Oral presentation).
  1. Ahoyo, C., Houehanou T., Yaoïtcha A., Houinato M. 2016. How Quantitative Ethnobotany Involves Biodiversity Conservation: a Tested Approach on Wari Maro Forest Reserve (Benin) in International conference of Tropentag, September 18-21, 2016, Vienna, Austria “Solidarity in a competing world —fair use of resources”(Poster presentation)
  1. Houehanou, D. T., Assogbadjo A. E., Chadare, F., Zanvo, S., B. Sinsin. 2015. Approches méthodologiques synthétisées des études d’ethnobotanique quantitative en milieu tropical. Deuxième journées scientifiques du CAMES à Dakar (Sénégal) du 23 – 25 Novembre 2015.
  1. IFS regional Alumnae Meeting for West and Central Africa: Bringing together grantees of Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Cameroon for sustainable actions towards promotion of science and development in the West and Central Africa. 09 – 11 December, 2013, Cotonou, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences.
  1. Amadou Aïssa, Houehanou, D. T.,Yaoïtcha, A., Houinato, M., Mahamane, A. & Brice Sinsin. (2013) Diversification and valorization of Non Timber Forest Products of plants resources in Torodi department (Niger, West Africa): social variation and implications for perspectives policies. 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) for a Food- Secure Africa took place in Accra, Ghana, from 25 to 27 September 2013. (Poster presentation)
  1. Participation to the international workshop on organic certification held on 25 November to 1st December, 2012 at University of Abomey-Calavi & Centre Anouarite, of Abomey Calavi, Benin republic.
  1. Houehanou, T. D. (2012) How far woody floristic composition, diversity and structure change from protected to unprotected savannas in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in Benin. Journées Scientifiques Internationales de Lomé xv ème  edition,  du 22 au 26 octobre 2012, campus universitaire, Lomé – Togo. (Présentation orale)
  1. Houehanou T. D. (2010) Assessment of conservation of threatened tree species and Vitellaria paradoxa (against loranthaceae parasite) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and in its land use areas (Benin)Worshop Final BIOTA : Capitalisation des données et stratégies de conservation de la Biodiversité en Afrique de l’Ouest (BIOTA West) Ouagadougou du 25 au 31 Janvier 2010. (Présentation orale)
  1. Houehanou T. D. (2009) Change in spatial structure population of threatened tree species Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and implication for its conservation. ATBC- gto Conference, 2009, July 27-30 in Marburg (Germany) on Impacts of Global Change on Tropical Ecosystems: Cross-cutting the abiotic, biotic and human spheres”. (Poster presentation).
  1. Houehanou T. D.  (2008) Size class distribution of a used fire wood tree (Anogeissus Leiocarpa DC.) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and in a Surrounding Land Use Area (Benin,Western Africa). International Congress of BIOTA AFRICA in Spier (Afrique du Sud) on Biodiversity of Africa-Observation and Sustainable Management for our future! From 2008, September, 19 to October, 03. (Poster presentation)
  1. Houehanou T. D.  (2008) Dendrometrical characterization of a common plant species (Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and in a surrounding land use area (Benin, West Africa). International conference of Tropentag: Competition for Resources in a Changing World – New Drive for Rural development », Tropentag 2008, October 7-9, Hohenheim, Germany. (Poster presentation)
  1. Participation to Summer school in Germany, 2009, July 31- August 19 on “Sustainable use and conservation of Biodiversity in middle Europe and the Tropics”.

 

TRAINING COURSES

–       2017: Speech and vocal training, Germany.

–       2017: Descriptive and inferential statistic with SPSS, Germany.

–       2016: English Grammar and Pronunciation, Germany.

–       2016: Introducing R as a flexible tool for statistical analyses, Germany.

–       2015 : Formation sur la base de données HORTIVAR de la FAO, Cotonou, Benin

–       2014 : Atelier/Formation sur le développement des plans de cours, pilote et ébauche de manuel de stage basés sur les curricula globaux, Natitingou, Benin.

–       2014: Atelier/Formation sur LMD, ABC et programme d’Innovation de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Sciences et Techniques Agronomiques de Djougou (ENSTA-Djougou), Natitingou Benin.

–       2013: Atelier/Formation sur Recherche Appliquée, Natitingou, Benin

–       2013: Training on use of R software package for statistical analysis

–       2009: Training on Ecological niche modeling at Universität of Frankfurt am Maim, Germany

–       2008: Training on Use of GIS tools: practice of ArcGis software at University of Abomey Calavi, Benin.

LAST UPDATED ON: SEPTEMBER 26, 2018


Chabi Adéyèmi Marc Sylvestre DJAGOUN

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Coordinator of RADAR-BE project (2018-2021)
  • Scientific Director of the African Otter Network (2018-2020)
  • Coordinator 8.02.08 – African wildlife conservation and management, International Union for Forest Research Organization (IUFRO)

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

01 BP 526 LEA-FSA, Cotonou
Tel: +229 97890218
Fax: +229 21303084

Email: [email protected]
[email protected]

 

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D, Natural Resource Management (Nov. 2009 – Dec. 2013), Faculty of Agronomy Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
  • D.E.A (Master’s of philosophy degree equivalent). Natural Resource Management (Nov. 2008 – Nov. 2009), Faculty of Agronomy Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
  • D.E.S.S (Professional Master’s degree equivalent). Natural Resource Management with Focus on Wildlife and Range Management (Nov. 2005-Oct. 2007), Faculty of Agronomy Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
  • Diplôme d’Ingénieur des Travaux (Bsc degree equivalent in Protection and Management of the Environment (Oct. 2001-Jul. 2005), Ecole Polytechnique d’Abomey-Calavi, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

 

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Wildlife ecology and conversation, Conservation genetic, Rangeland ecology and management, Protected area management, Non Timber Forest Product valorisation, Applied Ecology, Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring, Ecological Statistics, Ecosystem Ecology, Wildlife Census (ground census).

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Niger, South Africa, Kenya, Togo, Uganda. 

 

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects
  • AWF research projects (Species conservation grant)
  • Small Grant Project.
  • IRD program (JEAI)

 

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS 

Distinguished Awards

  • 2014: Distinction as young affiliate to The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
  • 2014: African German Network for Excellence in Science (AGNES)
  • 2016: Humboldt- Georg Forster Research Fellowship
  • 2018: British Ecological Society – Marsh Award for Ecologists in Africa Prize

Scholarships

  • 2007: Region Program of Man and the Biosphere research Grant for UNESCO: Program of Reinforcement of scientific and technical capacity for an efficient and sustainable use of biodiversity in biosphere reserves of dry and semi-dry West Africa.
  • 2009: Bourse de soutien de l’UEMOA à la formation et la recherche de l’excellence.

Research Grants

  • 2008: National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRAB) competitive funds.
  • 2010: 1st Rufford Small Grants for Nature Conservation Application.
  • 2011: American Society of Primatologists Conservation Small Grant Award.
  • 2012: 1st International Foundation of Sciences Awards.
  • 2014: Tropical Biology Association Small Grant.
  • 2015: African Wildlife Foundation Species Protection Grant
  • 2015: The Palaeontological Scientific Trust grant
  • 2016: Humboldt- Georg Forster Research Fellowship
  • 2017: 2nd Rufford Small Grants for Nature Conservation Application.
  • 2018: 2nd International Foundation of Sciences Awards.

Equipment Grant

  • 2012: Wild idea Grant for purchasing Research Equipment.
  • 2015: TWAS Research Grant for purchasing Research Equipment.

Travel Grants

  • 2008: IUFRO-Support for Participant from Developing Country (SPDC).
  • 2010: IUFRO-Support for Participant from Developing Country (SPDC).
  • 2011: TWAS Travel Grant.
  • 2011: VLIR UOS Travel Grant.
  • 2012: IUFRO-Support for Participant from Developing Country (SPDC).

 

PUBLICATIONS

Dissertations

  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S. 2013. Feeding ecology and habitat use of bovid species in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve, Benin (West Africa). PhD degree. Faculty of Agronomy Science/University of Abomey-Calavi/Benin.165 pages.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S. 2009. Large and small browser bovid species habitat use in a fluctuating sudanian ecosystem: a case study of Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus) and Red-flanked-duiker (Cephalophus rufilatus) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Northern Benin). These DEA (Master of philosophy degree equivalent)/ Faculty of Agronomy Science/University of Abomey-Calavi/Benin. 50 pages.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S. 2007. Ethnozoologie et diversité des petits mammifères dans la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari. Mémoire de DESS. Université d’Abomey-Calavi/ Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques (FSA). 65 pages. (French)
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S. 2005. Abondance et répartition des espèces de mangouste dans la forêt de Niaouli au Sud-Bénin. Mémo du DIT. EPAC/UAC. 86p. (French)

Publication with peer review process

  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., SOGBOHOSSOU E.A., KASSA B., AHOUANDJINOU C.B., AKPONA H.A., & SINSIN B. (2018) Effectiveness of Protected Areas in Conserving the Highly Hunted Mammal Species as Bushmeat in Southern Benin. The Open Ecology Journal, 11: 14-24.
  • ASSÉDÉE.S.P., DJAGOUN C.A.M.S.,  AZIHOU F.A.,  GOGAN Y.S.C.,  KOUTON M.D.,  ADOMOU A.C.,  GELDENHUYS C.J.,  CHIRWA P.W., SINSIN B. (2018) Efficiency of conservation areas to protect orchid species in Benin, West Africa. South African Journal of Botany, 116:230–237.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S.,AKPONA H.A., KASSA B., GICHOHI N., MURUTHI P. & SINSIN B. (2017) A stakeholder assessment of human–elephant conflict in Benin. Pachyderm, 58:161–166.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S.,CODRON D., SEALY J., MENSAH G.A. & SINSIN B.A. (2016) Isotopic niche structure of a mammalian herbivore assemblage from a West African savanna: Body mass and seasonality effect. Mammalian Biology, 81:644–650.
  • GAUBERT P., NJIOKOU F., NGUA G., AFIADEMANYO K., DUFOUR S., MALEKANI J., GONEDEL BI S., TOUGARD C., OLAYEMI A., DANQUAH E., DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., KALEME P., MOLOLO C. N., STANLEY W., LUO S-J. & ANTUNES A. (2016) Phylogeography of the heavily poached African common pangolin (Pholidota, Manis tricuspis) reveals six cryptic lineages as traceable signatures of Pleistocene diversification. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13886
  • AKPONA H.A.,DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., HARRINGTON L.A., MENSAH G.A., KABRE A. T. & SINSIN B. (2015) Conflict between spotted-necked otters and fishermen in Hlan River, Benin. Journal for Nature Conservation 27: 63–71.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., KASSA B., COULSON T., MENSAH G.A.& SINSIN B.A. (2014) Hunting affects dry season habitat selection by several Bovid species in northern Benin. Wildlife Biology, 20(2):83-90.  
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., KASSA B., MENSAH G.A.& SINSIN B.A. (2013) Seasonal habitat and diet partitioning between two sympatric bovid species in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Northern Benin): waterbuck and western kob. African Zoology 48(2): 279–289.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., CODRON D., SEALY J., MENSAH G.A. & SINSIN B.A. (2013) Stable carbon isotope analysis of the diets of West African bovids in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Northern Benin).South African Journal of Wildlife Research 43 (1): 33-43.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., DJOSSA B.A., MENSAH G.A.& SINSIN B.A. (2013) Vigilance efficiency and behaviour of Bohor reedbuck Redunca redunca (Pallas 1767) in a savanna environment of Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Northern Benin). Mammal Study, 38(2):81-89.
  • PHILIPPE GAUBERT, ANNIE MACHORDOM, ARTURO MORALES, JOSÉ VICENTE LOPÈZ-BAO, GÉRALDINE VERON, MOHAMMAD AMIN, TÂNIA BARROS, MOHAMMAD BASUONY, DJAGOUN, C. A.M.S. EMMANUEL DO LINH SAN, CARLOS FONSECA, ELI GEFFEN, SAKIR ONDER OZKURT, CORINNE CRUAUD, ARNAUD COULOUX AND FRANCISCO PALOMARES. (2011) Comparative phylogeography of two African carnivorans presumably introduced into Europe: disentangling natural versus human-mediated dispersal across the Strait of Gibraltar. Journal of Biogeography 38:341–358.
  • GAUBERT P., BLOCH C., BENYACOUB S., ABDELHAMID A., PAGANI P., DJAGOUN C.A.M.S.,  COULOUX A.,  DUFOUR S. (2012) Reviving the African Wolf Canis lupus lupaster in North and West Africa: A Mitochondrial Lineage Ranging More than 6,000 km Wide. PLoS One. Volume 7 | Issue 8 | e42740.
  • ASSOGBADJO AE., GLELE-KAKAI R. L., VODOUHE F. G., DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., CODJIA J-C T. & SINSIN B A (2012). Biodiversity and Socioeconomic Factors Supporting Farmers’ Choice of Wild Edible Trees in the Agroforestry Systems of Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics 14:41–49.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S.,AKPONA H.A., SINSIN B., MENSAH G.A. & DOSSA F. (2009) Mongoose species in southern Benin: Preliminary ecological survey and local community perceptions. Mammalia. (73):27-32.
  • AKPONA H.A.,DJAGOUN C.A.M.S. & SINSIN B. (2008) Ecology and ethnozoology of three-cusped pangolinManis tricuspis (Mammalia, Pholidota) in the Lama forest reserve, Benin. Mammalia 72: 198-202.

Publications peer reviewed without impact factor

  • ASSÉDÉ E.S.P.,DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., AZIHOU A.F., KOUTON M.D., GOGAN Y.S.C., GELDENHUYS C.J., CHIRWA P.W. & B. SINSIN. (2017) Folk perceptions and patterns of use of orchid species in Benin, West Africa. Flora et Vegetatio Sudano-Sambesica 20, 26-36.
  • DJAGOUN, C.A.M.S.& GAUBERT Philippe. (2009) Small carnivorans from southern Benin: a preliminary assessment of diversity and hunting pressure. Small Carnivore Conservation. (40): 1–10.
  • IDOHOU R.,DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., KASSA B., ASSOGBADJO A. E. & CODJIA J.T.C. (2013) Soil factors affecting density of three giant land snail species in different habitats of Dassa-Zoumé district (Central Benin). QScience Connecthttp://dx.doi.org/10.5339/connect.2013.31

Publication without peer review process

  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S.,GLELE KAKAÏ R., KONNON D-D., SEWADE C., KOUTON M., BONOU W., GOUWAKINNOU G. & FANDOHAN B. (2010) Potential Food and Medicinal Use of Plant Resources of the Oueme Superieur and N’Dali Classified Forests (Northern Benin). Fruit, Vegetable and Cereal Science and Biotechnology. 4 (1): 47-54.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S.,KINDOMIHOU V. & SINSIN B. (2009). Diversity and ethnozoological study of small mammals in villages of the Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in northern Benin. IUFRO World Series, vol. 23: 191-197.

Book chapters

  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., H.A. AKPONA, G.A. MENSAH, C. NUTTMAN & B. SINSIN. (2012). Wild Mammals Trade for Zootherapeutic and Mythic Purposes in Benin (West Africa): Capitalizing Species Involved, Provision Sources, and Implications for Conservation. R. R. N. Alves and I. L. Rosa (eds.), Animals in Traditional Folk Medicine, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-29026-8_17, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp 367-381.
  • AKPONA H.A.,DJAGOUN C.A.M.S. & MENSAH G.A. (2011). Small Carnivores. In Sinsin B. & Kampmann D. (eds). Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa, Volume I: Benin. Cotonou & Frankfurt/Main. Pp:474-478.
  • DJAGOUN C.A.M.S., H.A. AKPONA & I. DAOUDA. 2011. Small Predators: Herpestidae, Mustelidae, Viverridae, Canidae, Felidae & Nandiniidae. In P. NEUENSCHWANDER, B. SINSIN & G. GOERGEN (eds): Nature Conservation in West Africa: Red List for Benin. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). pp: 318-330.

 

TRAININGS AND WORKSHORPS

  • Training in Qualitative Methodology in Social Science, International Foundation for Science, Research Institute for the Development, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 17-28 September, 2007.
  • Training in biology of cheetah conservation, offered by the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. From the 20th of October to the 15th of November 2008, at CCF’s field research centre in Otjiwarongo, Namibia.
  • Training Workshop on Science-Policy Interfacing in Africa, IUFRO-SPDC/FORNESSA. 13-14 August 2008 Accra, Ghana.
  • Training in Ecology and Conservation, Tropical Biology Association Field course. 1-30 November 2009. Kirindy Forest in the Morondave Region, Madagascar.
  • National Training of Benin Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) under the Convention on Biological Diversity, 4-7 May 2010. Oriental Hotel, Benin.
  • Training Workshop on Forest and Human Health. IUFRO. 16-20 August 2010. Seoul, Republic of Korea.
  • Second Advanced Study Institute on Mathematical Modelling in Conservation Biology at the Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI), 8-16 January 2011, Naivasha, Kenya.
  • Training on R software at Imperial College, 1-27 April 2011. United Kingdom.
  • Seventh Biovision Word Life Sciences Forum, 27-29 March 2011, Lyon, France.
  • Training course “Introduction to Stable Light Isotope Mass Spectrometry”. 28 May to 1 June 2012. Department of Archeology, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Training course in Writing Convincing Research Proposal, 23-24 JUNE 2012, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KFRI), and Nairobi, Kenya.
  • SPATIAL stable isotope short course, 14th June to 26th June 2015 Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

SYMPOSIUMS AND CONFERENCES

  • First national congress on protected areas. University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, 16 – 18 June 2006. Oral Communication.
  • Journée Scientifique de l’Institut National Pour la Recherche Agronomique au Bénin, Cotonou, Benin (15 April, 2007). Oral Communication.
  • 10th African Small Mammal Symposium, University of Abomey-Calavi, Abomey-Calavi, Benin (Aug. 20-25, 2007).  Oral and Poster presentation.
  • Journée Scientifique International de Lomé, University of Lomé, Togo. 24-28 October, 2008. Oral Communication.
  • Third national congress on protected areas. University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, 7 – 9 July 2008. Oral Communication
  • First Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Forest Resources in Africa. IUFRO-SPDC/FORNESSA, Accra, Ghana, 15-17 August 2008.  Oral Communication.
  • International Cheetah Conservation Biology Conference, Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), Otjiwarongo, Namibia. 20th of October to the 15th of November 2008. Oral Communication
  • Fourth national congress on protected areas. University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, 1 – 3 July 2009. Oral Communication
  • National Seminary on the Biodiversity Conservation, Fondation Espace Afrique (CIEVRA), 6-8 July 2010. Oral communication.
  • International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO).  XXIII World Congress, 23-28 August 2010, Seoul, South Korea. Oral communication.
  • XIVème Journées Scientifiques Internationales de Lomé (JSIL), Campus de Lomé – Togo 25-29 Octobre 2010.Oral communication.
  • 13th Student Conference on conservation Sciences (SCCS), 22-24 Mars 2011, University of Cambridge, U.K. Poster communication.
  • 11th African Small Mammal Symposium, University of Swaziland, Swaziland (July. 3-8, 2011).  Oral and Poster presentation
  • First IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress & ITTO/AFF Forest Policy Day, 25-30 June 2012 NAIROBI, KENYA. Oral communication
  • 1st Student Conference on conservation Sciences (SCCS), China, Pekin University (1-5Nov. 2013). Oral Communication.
  • From Past to Present–Changing Climates, Ecosystems and Environments of Arid Southern Africa: A Tribute to Louis Scott, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, from 7th to 11th July 2014. Oral Communication.
  • International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO).  XXIV World Congress. From 29 September-11 October, 2014, Snowbird and Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • The World Academy of Sciences 25th General Meeting. From 26-29 October 2014 in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Oral Communication.
  • 12th Annual Meeting of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum, from October 4 to 6, 2015, Kyoto, Japan. Attendance only.
  • 1st International Conference of   TWAS Young Scientist Network, from 22 to 24 August 2017. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Oral Communication.
  • IUFRO 125th ANNIVERSARY Congress 2017, from October 18 to 22, 2017, Freiburg, Germany. Oral Communication.
  • 46th Symposium for Research Award Winner. From March 22 to 25, 2018, Bamberg, Germany. Attendance only.

LAST UPDATED ON: SEPTEMBER 17, 2018


Dodji Paolo A. Armel LESSE

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Publisher of 6 scientific papers
  • Visiting Professor at many universities in Africa and Europe
  • Reviewer of many journals including: IJBCS, Agronomie Africaine
  • Member of the Beninese Association of Pastoralism 

CONTACT INFORMATION

01 B.P. 526 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 97 74 87 78/ 95 35 21 63

E-Mail: [email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Management of Animal Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2016
  • MS (DEA) in Animal Sciences Management , University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2011
  • Agricultural Engineering Degree / Animal Production, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2009

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Agriculture, Applied Ecology, Livestock, Management of Rangelands and of Protected Area, Natural Resource Management and Conservation, Climate Change Biology, Rangeland ecology, Species Diversity, Animal nutrition, breeding system, Livestock production systems.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Togo.

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects (ECARESE, BIOCEL with FNRSIT)
  • Bilateral projects: Belgium (IRSNB); France (RIPIECSA, ECLIS), Italia (BBB)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Beninese Association of Pastoralism

PUBLICATIONS

1-      Doha Yetongnon G. AWOHOUEDJI ; Paolo LESSE ; Marcel HOUINATO ; Sylvie HOUNZANGBE-ADOTE (2013) Medicinal forage present in the natural pasture in Benin: a Review J Anim Prod Adv 2013, 3(11) : 301-310

2-      Paolo LESSE, Marcel R. B. HOUINATO, Jonas DJENONTIN, Hippolyte DOSSA, Bouraima YABI, Ismael TOKO, Brice TENTE et Brice SINSIN. (2015) Transhumance en République du Bénin : états des lieux et contraintes, Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 9(5): 2696-2709, ISSN 1997-342X (Online), ISSN 1991-8631 (Print)

3-      P. Lesse, J. Djenontin, B. Yabi, I. Toko, B. Tente & M. Houinato. (2015) Cartographie et gestion des principaux points d’abreuvement aménagés des troupeaux transhumants au Nord Est du Bénin, Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 1 (19) : 19-41, 2015 ISSN 1659-5009

4-      Lesse paolo, Houinato Marcel, Azihou Fortuné, Djenontin Jonas & Sinsin Brice. (2016) Typologie, productivité, capacité de charge et valeur pastorale des pâturages des parcours transhumants au Nord Est de la République du Bénin, International Journal of Innovation and Applied Science (IJIAS), Vol. 14 No. 1 Jan. 2016, pp. 132-150. ISSN 2028-9324

5-      LESSE Paolo, HOUINATO Marcel, YABI Ibouraima, DOSSA Hippolyte, SOUBEROU Faycath, SINSIN Brice (2017) Vulnérabilité de l’élevage transhumant à la variabilité hydro-climatique dans le Nord-Est de la République du Bénin, Sciences Humaines, N° 008 ; ISSN 2424-7227

6-      Tchibozo SVC, Dossa LH, Alowanou GG, Koura BI, Lesse P, Houndonougbo F, Houinato MB (2017) Valorisation des Ressources Alimentaires Locales en Alimentation des Lapins en Engraissement en Afrique : Synthèse bibliographique, Journal of Applied Biosciences 120: 12036-12041 ;ISSN 1997-5902

LAST UPDATED ON: SEPTEMBER 21, 2018


Valentin Missiakô KINDOMIHOU

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Head, Research Unit of Forage Ecophysiology and Improvement, Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi
  • Scientific Secretary of Doctoral Training in Animal Resources Management
  • Member of the Scientific Sectorial Committee of Agronomic Sciences
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the University of Abomey-Calavi
  • Head, Scientific Council of The Higher School of Management SERENA (Private University), Cotonou, Benin
  • Publisher of more than 75 scientific papers, more than 5 book chapters
  • Visiting Scientist at Federal University of Agriculture of Abeokuta (Nigeria), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), University Check Anta Diop (Senegal), University of Njala (Sierra Leone), University of Coventry (UK), Okayama University (Japan), Free University of Brussels (Belgium).
  • Member of about 5 international scientific groups including International Society for Silicon in Agriculture and related Disciplines (ISSAg), Grassland Society of Southern Africa (GSSA), Beninese Association of Pastoralism (ABePa).
  • Supervisor of 2 PhD graduates, co-supervisor of more than 8 PhD graduates, 5 Masters Students and more than 12 Bachelors Students
  • Reviewer of journals including Crop and Pasture Science, Flora, Genetics and Biodiversity Journal, Annals of Agronomic Sciences, Journal of Cleaner Production, International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Journal of Agronomy, Journal of Applied Biosciences, International Research Journal of Plant Science, International Research Journal of Public and Environmental Health, International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research.
  • Board Member of Journal of Organic Agriculture and Environment (FUNAAB, Nigeria), Genetics and Biodiversity Journal. 

CONTACT INFORMATION

03 B.P. 1974 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 95 02 30 58 / 61 19 75 26

Fax: (229) 21 30 30 84

E-Mail: [email protected]

valentin.kindomih[email protected]

[email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D, Free University of Brussels (Belgium), Interfaculty School of Bioengineers, 2005, Major: Agronomy (Grasslands and Forage Sciences)
  • MS, Free University of Brussels (Belgium) 2002, Major: Evolutionary Genetics and Plant Ecology
  • MBA, University of Niamey, Faculty of Agronomy, Niger, 1999, Major: Environment Management and Agrarian Systems
  • Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi, 1995, Major: Animal Production
  • BS, University of Abomey-Calavi, 1992, Major: Agronomy
  • High School Diploma, Major: Chemistry, Biology and Geology (Diplôme du Baccalauréat Série Scientifique D), Lycée Toffa 1er, Benin, 1987

SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

Agronomy, Applied Ecology, Ecology and Management of natural forage plants, Bio monitoring of Rangeland Ecosystems for ruminants production, Agroforestry innovations for animal production, Poverty alleviation, Forage crops and sustainable development, Forage management, Pastoral ecology and climate change, Livestock systems, Environmental protection, Agrarian systems improvement, Research in Ecological and organic livestock production, Organic forage cropping, Forage stocking and conservation, Human Development.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Future: Biomass and Energy for Development, Tropical grass silicification – covariation patterns with phenolic compounds, Conservation and management of forage reserves, Modeling the grass silicification – improving digestibility and nutritive value.

Present: Research in Ecological and organic livestock production, organic forage cropping, Biodiversity and conservation of rare pastures, Adaptation of tropical fodder species to warming – specificity of Ecological Farming, Biofuels Potentials of tropical grass species, Sustainable management and ethnobotany of biofuel crops, Forage Intensification: DRIS elaboration for tropical forages cropping, Tropical grass silicification – covariation patterns with organic structural compounds, Functional traits analysis in tropical forage species, Vulnerability of tropical fodder species to warming, Specificity of organic farming, Sustainable management of biofuel crops.

Past: Domestication of fodder grass species as a tool for Biodiversity conservation in grasslands, Grassland ecology and biomass valuation, Tropical Grass Silicification: Genetic variations, influence of growth conditions and relation to foliar structure, Vegetation fire used as a tool for grassland management, Tools for management and Sustainable Use of Natural vegetation in West Africa (SUN-EU), Role of Traditional Health Care in the fight against HIV/AIDS

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Home Courses: Agrostology (from 2007); Forage Management (from 2008), (ii) Livestock and agro-forestry systems (from 2013), (iii) Ecophysiology and Improvement of forage plants (from 2012), (iv) Methods for studying livestock systems (from 2014), (v) Agroforestry for Animal Production (from 2016), (vi) Animal Nutrition and Environment (From 2016), (vii) Professional Insertion Training (from 2010)

Guest courses (i) International Advanced Organic Agriculture and Green Economy Training Programme (Lagos, Nigeria, 2016), (ii) Organic Policy issues, certification and trade opportunities (FUNAAB, Nigeria, 2015); (iii) Ecological Foundations for sustainable development   (2013-2017); (iv) Global Environmental Issues (Peace Corps Volunteers, 2013 – 2016), (v) Local Environmental Issues (Peace Corps Volunteers, 2013 – 2016)

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Japan, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, UK, USA

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Tools for management and Sustainable Use of Natural vegetation in West Africa (SUN – EU, 2007-2011)
  • West African Network for Organic Agriculture Research and Training (WANOART 2009-2013)
  • Ecological and Organic Agriculture (2014-2018)
  • ICT4SCP: Empowering Farmers for Sustainable Crop Production using Mobile Phones (2018-2021) DCI-PANAF/2015/307-078 Reference: HRST/ST/AURG-II/CALL2/2018 (African Union)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • International Society for Silicon in Agriculture and related Disciplines (ISSAg) (2014)
  • Grassland Society of Southern Africa (2008)
  • Beninese Association of Pastoralism (1995)

HONORS AND AWARDS (SELECTED)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Matsumae International Foundation in Plant stress, Nutrition, Ecophysiology and Molecular Biology, Tokyo, Japan, 2006.
  • Silver Medalist of Matsumae International Foundation (Tokyo, Japan) for the contribution to the advanced research in “Silicon in Agriculture”: case of tropical Grasses species. Tokyo-Japan, 2006.
  • Nominated Member of International Conferences Committees of the World Academy of Science, Engineery and Technology (WASET-USA), since 2011.
  • Representative for Research and Training of the National Ecological Organic Agriculture Steering Committee (NESC-Kenya/UK), since 2013.
  • Representative of UAC in the West African Network for Organic Agriculture Research and Training sponsored by the European Union (Cambridge-UK). 2008 −2013
  • Scholarship for training in organic agriculture research at the University of Coventry (United Kingdom, August – September 2009.
  • Bill and Melinda Gates and Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa (BecA-ILRI) Scholarship for participation to the International Workshop on the techniques of writing articles and scientific reports mastered by Scriptoria-UK, at ILRI, Addis – Ababa, Ethiopia. November 2009.
  • ICRAF Scholarship for research on the performance of Tropical forage grasses and legumes associations, MS research, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, June 1993.
  • Cooperation for Development (DRI-Belgium) Scholarship for research on the Tropical grasses silicification.
  • Organic Agriculture Expert for the Partnership with Regional Food Developers Initiative; RCI/08/F07/P33/AAU. 2009.
  • Funding for research on the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources: sustainability indicators (SUN- EU/FP6). 2007-2010.
  • National grants, AUF, LEA-UAC, CUD & DRI-Belgium, 1992 – 2005.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Moussa H. Soumana I. Chaïbou M., Souleymane O., Kindomihou V. 2017. Potentialités fourragères du mil (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br) : Revue de littérature. Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences 34(2): 5424-5447. ISSN 2071-7024; http://www.m.elewa.org/JAPS.
  2. Tosso F., Sikirou R., Kindomihou V., Assogbadjo E. A., Mensah G.A. 2017. Efficiency of botanical extracts on bee pests in the north-western of Benin. Academia Journal of Agricultural Research 5(11): 331-339. DOI: 10.15413/ajar.2017.0127.
  3. Zinsalo R., Akouehou G., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2017. Facies de végétation et caractérisation pastorale des agrosystèmes à Elaeis guineensis dans le périmètre Zè-Allada-Toffo au Sud-Benin. International Journal for Biological and Chemical Sciences 11(3): 1135-1144. Doi: 10.4314/ijbcs.v11i3.17
  4. Kindomihou MV., Sinsin B., Holou RYA, Ambouta J-M K, Gruber W., Adjolohoun S., Houinato M., Herbauts J., Lejoly J., Meerts P. 2016. The effect of seasonal variations, covariations with minerals and forage value on Itchgrass’ foliar silicification from Sudanian Benin. Silicon 8(4):487-496.  DOI 10.1007/s12633-015-9355-y
  5. Koura T. W., Kindomihou V., Dagbenonbakin G. Janssens M, Sinsin B. 2016. Quantitative assessment of palm oil wastes generated by mills in Southern Benin. AfricanJournal of Agricultural Research 11(19): 1787-1796. DOI: 10.5897/AJAR2013.8124.
  6. Agbangba C. E., Sossa E. L., Dagbenonbakin G. D., Tovihoudji P., Kindomihou V2016. Modeling the Pineaple (Cayenne lisse) to Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium on ferralitic soils in Benin. Revue CAMES – Science de la vie, de la terre et agronomie 4(2): 12-25. ISSN 2424-7235
  7. Koura T, Dagbénonbakin D, Kindomihou V, Sinsin B. 2015. Effect of composting of palm oil mill wastes and organic manure on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) growth and yield. Journal of Organic Agriculture and Environment 3: 56 – 64.
  8. Koura T, Dagbénonbakin D, Kindomihou V, Sinsin B. 2015. Effect of co composting of palm oil mill wastes and cow dung or poultry manure on Amaranthus hybridus growth and yield. Journal of Applied Biosciences 86: 7918-7927.
  9. Koura T.W., Dagbenonbakin G.D., Kindomihou V.M., Sinsin B.A. 2015. Farmers’ background and diversity of uses of Palm oil Wastes for sustainable agriculture in Southern Benin Republic. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 31(1): 35-44. DOI: 10.1080/01448765.2014.964316
  10. Avakoudjo J, Kouélo AF, Kindomihou V, Ambouta K, Sinsin B. 2015. Effet de l’érosion hydrique sur les caractéristiques physico-chimiques du sol des zones d’érosion (Dongas) dans la Commune de Karimama au Bénin. Agronomie Africaine 27 (2): 127-143.
  11. Bio Oure R., Daouda I H A, Kindomihou V. M., Mensah G. A. 2015. Inventaire, structure morpho-métrique et importance des varans sacrés de Kandi (Nord-Est Bénin).International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 9(6): 2663-2675. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ijbcs.v9i6.12
  12. Kindomihou M.V., Saïdou A., Sinsin B. 2014.Response to Fertilizer of Native Grasses (Pennisetum polystachion and Setaria sphacelata) and Legume (Tephrosia pedicellata) of Savannah in Sudanian Benin. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 3(3): 142-146. DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20140303.11
  13. Koura T.W., Dagbenonbakin G. D., Kindomihou V.M., Harris P., Sinsin B.A. 2014. Palm oil mill waste importance and its management in a sustainability context in Southern Benin. Revue du CAMES, option Sciences de la vie, de la terre et Agronomie 2(1):50-57.
  14. Saïdou A., Gnakpenou K.D., Balogoun I., Hounnahin S.R., Kindomihou M.V. 2014. Effet de l’urée et du NPK 15-15-15 perlés et super granulés sur la productivité des variétés de riz IR841 et NERICA-L14 en zone de bas-fond au Sud-Bénin. Journal of Applied Biosciences 77:6575 – 6589.  DOI:10.4314/jab.v77i1.13
  15. Holou R.A.Y.,Stevens W., Rhine M., Heiser J., Shannon G., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2014. Sweet Sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] Biomass Production for Biofuel and the Effects of Soil Types and Nitrogen Fertilization. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 45(21): 2778-2793. DOI:10.1080/00103624.2014.950424
  16. Kindomihou M.V., Glele Kakai L.R., Assogbadjo A.E., Holou R.A.Y., Sinsin B.A.2013. Environmentally induced variation in germination percentage and energy of naked caryopses of Loxodera ledermannii (Pilger) W.D. Clayton ex Launert in subhumid Benin (West Africa). Advances in Environmental Biology 7(2): 320-329.
  17. Houehanou T.D, Kindomihou V., Stevart Tariq, Tente Brice, Houinato M., Sinsin B. 2013. Variation of Loranthaceae impact on Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn. Fruit yield in contrasting habitats and implications for its conservation. Fruits 68(1): 109-120. DOI: 10.1051/fruits/2013057.
  18. Dagbenonbakin D.G, Kindomihou V., Agbangba E.C., Sokpon N., Sinsin B. 2013. Diagnosis and recommendation integrated system (DRIS) model establishment for diagnosing Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) nutrient status in Benin (West Africa). Scientific Research and Essays 8(25): 1562-1569. DOI: 10.5897/SRE11.779.
  19. Holou R.A.Y., Stevens G., Kindomihou V2013. Return of aboveground nutrients by switchgrass into surrounding soil during senescence. Biofuels 4(2): 169-183. DOI: 10.4155/BFS.12.79
  20. Koura T.W., Adedokun T., Aiyelaagbe I.O.O., Kindomihou V., Harris P., B. Sinsin. 2013. Growth and Yield of Three Indigenous Vegetables (Amaranthus caudatus, Celosia argentea L., Corchorus olitorius L.) Grown in Soil Supplemented with Poultry Manure. Nigerian Society of the Experimental Biology Journal 13(1&2): 13-18.
  21. Avakoudjo J., Kindomihou V., Akponikpe P.I., Thiombiano A., Sinsin B. 2013. Essences végétales et techniques de restauration des  zones d’érosion (dongas) du Parc W et de sa périphérie à Karimama (Nord-Bénin). Journal of Applied Biosciences 69:5496 – 5509.
  22. Adjolohoun S., Dahouda M., Adandedjan C., Toleba S. S., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2013. Evaluation of biomass production and nutritive value of nine Panicum maximumecotypes in Central region of Benin. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8(17): 1661-1668. DOI: 10.5897/AJAR 12.2026.
  23. Adjolohoun S., Bindelle J., Adandedjan C., Toléba S.S., Houinato M., Kindomihou V., Nonfon M.R.V., Sinsin B. 2013. Impact of row spacing and nitrogen fertilization on the yield and quality of Brachiaria ruziziensis seeds in humid subtropical climates. Fourrages 216339 – 345.
  24. Kindomihou M.V, Holou A.Y.R., Dagbenonbakin D.G., Sinsin B.A., Meerts P.J. 2012.Temporal change in silica accumulation, covariations with foliar minerals and fodder value of Loxodera ledermannii (Pilger) ex Launert from the sudanian Benin (Western Africa). International Journal of Academic ResearchNatural and Applied Sciences 4(3): 144-152. DOI: 10.7813/2075-4124.2012
  25. Houehanou T.D., Glele Kakai R., Assogbadjo A., Kindomihou V., Houinato M., Witting R., Sinsin B. 2012Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure from protected to unprotected savannahs in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology, 51: 358-365. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12046.
  26. Houngbo N. E., Mongbo R., Homevo A. C., Djego J. G., Kindomihou V., Floquet A., Sinsin B2012. Genre et pauvreté chronique en milieu rural au BeninLes Cahiers du Centre Béninois de Recherches Scientifiques et Techniques 2(12): 147-165.
  27. Kindomihou M.V., Holou A.Y.R., Dagbénonbakin D.G., Sinsin B.A., Meerts P.J. 2012. Temporal change in silica accumulation, covariations with foliar minerals and fodder value of Loxodera ledermannii (Pilger) ex Launert from the sudanian Benin (Western Africa). International Journal of Academic Research, Natural and Applied Sciences 4(3): 144-152. DOI: 10.7813/2075-4124.2012.
  28. Padonou E.A., Kindomihou M.V., Djègo J.G., Sinsin B.A. 2012. “Diversity of Medicinal Plants and Preliminary Parameterization of their Uses in Benin (Western Africa)”. Journal of Asian Scientific Research 2(4): 212-220.
  29. Ngom D., Bakhoum A., Kindomihou V., Diatta S., Akpo L.E. 2012. Firewood potential production of three sahelian woody species (Grewia bicolor, Pterocarpus lucens and Combretum glutinosum) in Ferlo (Northern Senegal). Advances in Environmental Biology 6(8): 2329-2334.
  30. Aba Toumnou L., Seck D., Kindomihou V., Agbangba C. E., Sembene M. 2012. Medicinal Plants Used in some rural districts in Senegal. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 6(4): 325-332.
  31. Dagbénonbakin G.D., Agbangba E.C.,  Kindomihou V. 2012. Preliminary DRIS model parameters for mineral nutrition assessment of groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.) in Benin (West Africa). Annales de l’Université de Parakou, Série “Sciences Naturelles – Agronomie” 2 (2): 71-91.
  32. Kindomihou M.V., Dagbénonbakin G.D., Bognonkpè J.P., Sinsin B.A., Meerts P.J. 2011. Silica concentration is related to leaf traits but not to a specific anatomical tissue in tropical fodder grass species.European Journal of Scientific Research 62(4): 559-570.
  33. Holou R.A.Y., Kindomihou V. 2011. Impact of Nitrogen Fertilization on the oil, protein, starch, and ethanol yield of Corn [Zea mays (L)] grown for Biofuel Production. Journal of Life Sciences 5(12): 1013-1021.
  34. Holou R.A.Y., Stevens G., Kindomihou V. 2011. Impact of nitrogen fertilization on nutrient removal by corn grain. Online. Crop Management DOI: 10.1094/CM-2011-1223-02-RS.
  35. Houehanou T.D., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2011. Effectiveness of conservation areas in protecting Shea trees against hemiparasitic plants (Loranthaceae) in Benin, West Africa. Plant Ecology and Evolution 144(3): 267–274. DOI:10.5091/plecevo.2011.485
  36. Agbangba E.C., Olodo G.P., Dagbenonbakin G.D., Kindomihou V., Akpo L.E., Sokpon N. 2011. Preliminary DRIS model parameterization to access pineapple variety ‘Perola’ nutrient status in Benin (West Africa). African Journal of Agricultural Research 6(27): 5841-5847. DOI: 10.5897/ajar11.889.
  37. Avakoudjo J., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2011. Farmers’ perception and response to soil erosion while abiotic factors are the driving forces in sudanian zone of Benin. Agricultural Engineering Research Journal 1(2): 20-30.
  38. Holou R.A.Y., Teka O.S., Kindomihou M.V., Sinsin B.A. 2011. Germination et utilisation de Caesalpinia benthamiana (Baillon) P.S.Herendeen & J.L.Zarucchi (Leguminosae-Caesalpiniaceae) dans l’aménagement antiérosif des retenues d’hydraulique pastorale au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 5 (2): 533-545.
  39. Kindomihou V., Meerts P., Kjelgren R. Sinsin B. 2010.Effect of moisture stress on silica accumulation in three tropical grass species (Pennisetum purpureum, Panicum maximum Jacq and P. maximum var. Orstom C1). American Eurasian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences 8(5): 530-537.
  40. Dagbenonbakin G.D., Agbangba E.C., Kindomihou V. 2010. Comparaison du Système Intégré de Diagnostic et de Recommandation et de la Méthode de la Valeur Critique pour la détermination du statut nutritionnel de l’ananas (Ananas comosus (L.) Merr) variété Cayenne Lisse au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 4(5), 1550-1563.
  41. Agbangba C.E., Dagbenonbakin D.G.,Kindomihou V. 2010. Etablissement des normes du Système Intégré de Diagnostic et de Recommandation de la culture d’ananas (Ananas comosus (L.) Merr) variété Pain de sucre en zone subéquatoriale du Bénin. Annales de l’Université de Parakou, Série Sciences Nat. et Agronomie, 1: 51-69.
  42. Kindomihou V.M.,Oumorou M., Mensah G.A., Sinsin B.A., 2009. Morphological traits and germination of Loxodera ledermannii (Pilger) W.D. Clayton caryopses in Southern-Benin. Bulletin de la Recherche Agronomique du Bénin, 65: 37- 43.
  43. Gouwakinnou G.N., Kindomihou V, Assogbadjo A.E And Sinsin B., 2009. Population structure and abundance of Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich) Hochst subsp. birrea in two contrasting land-use systems in Benin. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 1(6): 194-201.
  44. Kindomihou V., Sinsin B., Meerts P. 2006. Effect of Defoliation on silica accumulation in five tropical fodder grass species in Benin. Belgian Journal of Botany 139(2): 87-102.

OTHERS

BOOK CHAPTERS (Selected)

  1. Holou R.A.Y., Kindomihou M.V. 2017. The Biofuel Crops in Global Warming Challenge: Carbon Capture by Corn, Sweet Sorghum and Switchgrass Biomass Grown for Biofuel Production in the USA. In Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels“, Edition Eduardo Jacob-Lopes and Leila Queiroz Zepka, INTECHSBN 978-953-51-2892-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2891-5pp. 139-151.
  2. Koura T.W., Dagbenonbakin G.D., Kindomihou V.M., Sinsin B.A. 2017. Palm Oil Mill Solid Waste Generation and Uses in Rural Area in Benin Republic: Retrospection and Future Outlook. In “Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas” Edition Florin-Constantin Mihai. DOI:10.5772/intechopen.70033. pp. 143-163.
  3. Teka O., Kindomihou V., Houessou L., Sinsin B. 2011. Diversity, carrying capacity and pastoral value of natural grazing lands. In Sinsin B. and Kampmann D. (eds). Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa, Volume 1: Benin. Cotonou & Frankfurt/Main. pp. 204-211. ISBN 978-3-9813933-0-9 (hardcover); ISBN 978-3-9813933-3-0 (paperback).
  4. Teka O., Houessou L., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2011. Use of vegetation fires as tool in pastoral land management. In Sinsin B. and Kampmann D. (eds). Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa, Volume 1: Benin. Cotonou & Frankfurt/Main. pp. 196-203. ISBN 978-3-9813933-0-9 (hardcover); ISBN 978- 3-9813933-3-0 (paperback).
  5. Djagoun C.A.M.S., Kindomihou V., B. Sinsin, 2009. Diversity and ethnozoological study of small mammals in villages of the Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in northern BeninIUFRO World Series Vol. 23: 194-198.  ISSN 1016-3263; ISBN 978-3-901347-81-8; pp. 191-198.
  6. Gouwakinnou G.N., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B, 2009. Utilisation and local knowledge of Sclerocarya birrea (Anacardiaceae) by rural population around W National Park in Karimama district (Benin). IUFRO World Series Vol. 23: 49-56. ISSN 1016-3263; ISBN 978-3-901347-81-8.
  7. Sinsin B., Kindomihou V., Bako I., Saïdou A., Houinato M., Essou J. P., 2008. Test of restoration of guineo-sudanian pastures invaded by Chromolaena odorata and Hyptis suaveolens in Benin. Book Chapter;Conference paper. Multifunctional grasslands in a changing world, Volume II, XXI International Grasslands Congress and VIII International Rangeland CongressHohhot, China, 29 june – 5 july 2008, pp. 825.
  8. Kindomihou V., Téka O., Houinato M., Oumorou M., Mama A., Ogoubiyi V., Oloulotan S., Sinsin B., 2008. Climate change and in situ conservation of Loxodera ledermannii (Pilger) natural pastures in Sudanian Benin. In Halford et al., Eds: “Effects of Climate Change on Plants: Implications for Agriculture”. Aspects of Applied Biology 88.
  9. Lambert, (DR. JOHN D. H.), Kindomihou, (Valentin), 2001. Role of Traditional Health Care in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Benin. A contribution to the development of the Benin Multi-Sectoral HIV/AIDS Project Appraisal Document, AFTR2 (July 5 – 20, 2001). World Bank Report No: 22946-BEN.
  10. Sinsin B., Ahokpè E., Daouda I., Kindomihou V., Houngnandan O. 1999. Prélèvement et commercialisation des reptiles dans in départements du Zou, Mono, Ouémé et Atlantique. In : Sinsin B. & Bergmans W. (eds.) Rongeurs, ophidiens et relations avec l’environnement agricole au Bénin. Les Editions du Flamboyant, ISBN: 2-909130-63-0, Cotonou, Bénin, pp.163-177.

 

PROCEEDINGS & POSTERS (SELECTED)

  1. Adjolohoun S., Kindomihou V., Adandedjan C., Houinato M., Soumanou T., Nonfon W. R., Sinsin B. 2012. Comparison of Stylosanthes fruticosa (Retz.) Alston and mineral fertilizer effect on maize grain (Zea mays L.) and Stover yields on ferralitic soils in southern Benin. Actes du 3e Colloque des Sciences, Cultures et Technologies de l’Université d’Abomey Calavi, 6-10 juin 2011. Sciences naturelles et Agronomie, Section Elevage, Pêche et Pisciculture, 3: 259-266. ISSN: 1840-5851.  Edition Décembre 2012
  2. Adjolohoun S., Kindomihou V., Adandedjan C., Houinato M., Soumanou T., Nonfon W.R., Sinsin B. 2012. Effet comparé de la fumure minérale et du fumier bovin sur une culture fourragère de Brachiaria ruziziensis (Germain and Everard) en zone soudanienne du Bénin. Actes du 3e Colloque des Sciences, Cultures et Technologies de l’Université d’Abomey Calavi, 6-10 juin 2011. Sciences naturelles et Agronomie, Section Elevage, Pêche et Pisciculture 3: 267-276. ISSN: 1840-5851.  Edition Décembre 2012
  3. Houndantode J., Kindomihou V., Tonon F., Amadji S.G., Boko M., Sinsin B.A. 2012. Use of the Sewage sludge as a Tool for Promoting Organic Agriculture in Western Africa: Effect on the Cultivated Soils and the Yields of Amaranthus cruentus Linn. in Southern Benin. Actes du 3e Colloque des Sciences, Cultures et Technologies de l’Université d’Abomey-Calavi, 6-10 juin 2011, Sciences Naturelles et Agronomie, Section Agronomie et Pédologie: 3: 333-356. ISSN: 1840-5851.
  4. Kindomihou V., Sinsin B., Meerts P. 2011. Nitrogen and Phosphorous Fertilizer Affect Silica Accumulation in Tropical Fodder Grass Species. Poster presented at the 5thInternational Conference on Silicon in Agriculture, Beijing Friendship Hotel, Zhongguancum, Beijing (China). September 13-18, 2011
  5. Kindomihou V., Sinsin B., Meerts P. 2006. Relationships between silica concentration and other leaf traits in tropical fodder grass species. In Jian Feng Ma: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Silicon in Plants, Gbebukan, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. 25th May, pp. 30-39.
  6. Gouwakinnou, G. N., Kindomihou, V., Sinsin, B. 2009.  Utilization and population structure of Sclerocarya birrea subsp birrea in agroforestry systems versus protected area in Karimama District (Benin). Poster presented at the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry on the theme: “Agroforestry – The Future of Global Land Use”, 23-28 August 2009, Nairobi, Kenya.
  7. Gouwakinnou, G.N., Kindomihou, V., Sinsin, B. 2009. Population structure of Sclerocarya birrea  (A.Rich) Hochst subsp. Birrea (Anacardiaceae) in agroforestry systems compared with a protected area in Northern Benin. Poster presented at the Joint Meeting of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Society for Tropical Ecology on “Impacts of Global Change on Tropical Ecosystems”.  27- 30 July, Marburg, Germany.
  8. Gouwakinnou, G.N., Kindomihou, V., Sinsin, B. 2009. Utilization and population status of Sclerocarya birrea in Karimama district nearby W National Park. Poster presented at the Regional Conservation Science-Policy Conference on “from Conservation Science to Policy in Africa”. January 28-30, Accra, Ghana.
  9. Houehanou T., Kindomihou V., Houinato M., Sinsin B., 2008. Dendrometrical Characterization of a Common Plant Species (Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and its Surrounding Land (Benin). In Eric Tielkes: Proceedings of Tropentag 2008, Germany. ISBN-10: 3867277559-ISBN-13-9783867277556-5p. http://www.tropentag.de/abstracts/full/358.pdf
  10. Assédé E. S. P., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B., 2008. Relationships between Human Pressure Gradient and Floristic Diversity in the Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in Benin (Western Africa). In Eric Tielkes: Proceedings of Tropentag 2008, Germany. ISBN-10: 3867277559 – ISBN – 13 – 9783867277556; 5p. http://www.tropentag.de/2008/abstracts/full/704.pdf
  11. Téka O., Vogt J., Kindomihou V., Houessou L., Sinsin B. 2007. Socio-economic and Ecological Analysis of the Use of Controlled Fires in Pastoralism: Cases of two Agro-ecological Zones of Benin. Land use and livelihood strategies. In Eric Tielkes: Proceedings of Tropentag 2007. Germany ISBN 3-86727-372-3. 978-3-86727-372-5. 5p. http://www.tropentag.de/2007/abstracts/full/269.pdf.
  12. Kindomihou V.,Ambouta J-M., Sinsin B.  2007. Diversity of soil fertility management practices in sudanian zones of Benin (Western Africa). In Eric Tielkes: Proceedings of Tropentag 2007. GermanyISBN 3-86727-372-3.978-3-86727-372-5. 5p. http://www.tropentag.de/2007/abstracts/full/464.pdf
  13. Kindomihou V.,  Ambouta Karimou J-M, Nelen J., Kpetere J., Kawa R.,Guero Y., Banoin M., Sinsin B. 2007. Plans de mobilisation de la matière organique pour l’Amélioration de la Gestion de la Fertilité des Sols en Zone Soudanienne du Nord-Bénin. Actes des 1ère Conférences sur SciencesCultures et Technologies, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Bénin, pp. 421-433.
  14. Kindomihou V., Ambouta Karimou J-M., Nelen J., Kawa R., Guero Y., Banoin M., Sinsin B.2007. Diversité, Caractérisation et Typologie opérationnelle des Exploitations Agricoles pour l’Amélioration des Pratiques de Gestion de la Fertilité des Sols en Zone Soudanienne du Bénin. Actes des 1ère Conférences sur Sciences, Cultures et Technologies, Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Bénin, pp. 405-420.
  15. Kindomihou V., Adandédjan C., Sinsin B.1998. Agronomic and Animal performances of tropical mixture fodder in sudanian Benin. ln Godet G., Grimaux P. & Guerin H. 1998. Regional Workshop Proceedings on “Fodder crops and Sustainable Development in subhumid zones“, Korhogo, May 23-29 CIRDES/IDESSA, pp. 80-85

Abstracts in Books of Abstracts (Selected)

  1. Kindomihou V., Téka OS, Adjolohoun S., Holou RAY, Houessou L., Dagbénonbakin G., Agbangba EC., Gruber W., Adandédjan C., Sinsin B., Lejoly J., Meerts P. 2011. Leaf silicification, covariations with minerals concentrations and forage value of three tropical miscellaneous species from sudanian Benin. In “The Proceedings of the 5thInternational Conference on Silicon in Agriculture”, Beijing Friendship Hotel, Zhongguancum, Beijing (China). pp: 80-81.
  2. Dossou-Yovo H.O., Assogbadjo A.E., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2009. How do termitaria contribute to plant species conservation in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in Benin? In “Agroforestry and reconciliation ecology”. pp. 192. In World Agroforestry Centre. 2009. Book of Abstracts, 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, Agroforestry – The Future of Global Land Use. Nairobi 23-28 August: World Agroforestry Centre. Kenya. ISBN 978-92-9059-255-6.
  3. Gouwakinnou G.N., Kindomihou V., Sinsin B. 2009. Utilization and population structure of Sclerocarya birrea in agroforestry systems versus W National Park in “Karimama District, Benin. In “Role of agroforestry in landscape-scale conservation strategies”. pp. 361. In World Agroforestry Centre. 2009. Book of Abstracts, 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, Agroforestry – The Future of Global Land Use. Nairobi 23-28 August: World Agroforestry Centre. Kenya. ISBN 978-92-9059-255-6.
  4. Assédé E. S. P., Kindomihou V., Kouton M.D., Sinsin B. 2009. Agroforestry systems for biodiversity conservation in the Biosphere Reserve of Pendjari in Benin (West Africa) in “Role of agroforestry in landscape-scale conservation strategies”. pp. 425-426. In World Agroforestry Centre. 2009. Book of Abstracts, 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, Agroforestry – The Future of Global Land Use. Nairobi 23-28 August: World Agroforestry Centre. Kenya. ISBN 978-92-9059-255-6.
  5. Kindomihou V., Longeval B., Herbauts J., Sinsin B., Meerts P. 2008.  Tropical grass silicification Patterns: Genetic diversity and relationship with the soil soluble silicon in Benin (Western Africa). In “Plants Systems. P. 180. In Competitions for resources in a changing world new drive for rural development, Eric Tielkes Edition. International Research on food security, Natural Resources Management and Rural Development. Tropentag, October 7-9, University of Hoheinheim. Book of Abstract, Curvillier Verlag Gottingen, Germany. ISBN: 3-86727-372-3, 978-86727-372-5.

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS ATTENDED (SELECTED)

  • The VIth Colloqium of the University of Abomey-Calavi, Communication on “Rainfall and Rainfall Erosivity Assessment in Sudanian Benin”. UAC, 25 – 29 September 2017
  • The VIIth International Conferences on Silicon in Agriculture, UAS, Bengaluru, India Communication on “The tropical fodder silicification as influenced by burning: Cases of Andropogon schirensis, Brachiaria falcifera and Hyparrhenia subplumosa from Guinean Benin. 24-28 October 2017.
  • Ecological and Organic Agriculture Training at University of Abomey-Calavi Campus. Lecturing on “Habitats and animal nutrition in Ecological and Organic Livestock Production“. March 11 – April 29, 2017 (UAC/Bénin):
  • Restitution workshop of the 4th West African Conference on Organic and Ecological Agriculture and presentation of EOA project activities. Hôtel Paquita, Bohicon (Bénin). December 27-28, 2017. §  Validation Workshop of the Evaluation Report of the Communication Strategy Document, the EOA initiative’ Information and communication pillar. Hotel KTA-Cotonou (Benin. August 7, 2017. §  XVIth Edition of International scientific days of Lomé (JSIL 2016). Campus of Lomé, Togo. Communication on “Forage potentials of Pennisetum glaucum: a review”. October 3 – 8, 2016.
  • Representative of the Benin National organic network to the building of the terms of references for revision of 2015 – 2020. Actions plan, Bio vision African trust, Beninese Network for Promoting Organic Agriculture (OBEPAB), Switzerland Cooperation and African Union. Bohicon, Benin. May 3 – 4, 2016:
  • West African Agricultural productivity Programme (WAAPP-World Bank). Planning and identification of key domains for research and trainee for the National Centre for specialization in livestock breeding (CNS – Livestock breeding/WAAPP). Niamey, Niger. Consultant and trainer. April 18 – 22, 2016:
  • Emile Agbangba ’PhD thesis defense; Title: “Pineapple (Ananas comosus) growth, yield and fruit quality responses to mineral fertilization in Benin”. Cheik Anta Diop University, Doctoral School of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences (ED-SEV), Dakar, Senegal. Reporter and Board Member. January 13 – 20, 2016.
  • Programs and training materials Development for the actors on Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA). Funded by Biovision African trust, OBEPAB, Swiss Cooperation and African Union. Bohicon, Fifatin Hotel, Benin. Platform forum Fellow. December 22-23, 2015.
  • Strategic Plan Development for the Platform of Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA 2015). Funded by Biovision African trust, OBEPAB, Swiss Cooperation and African Union. Bohicon, Fifatin Hotel, Benin. Platform forum Fellow. December 21, 2015:
  • Global Leadership Summit: Bethel Assemblies of God Church, S.I.C.A.P. Dieupeul, Dakar, Senegal. Fellow. November 27 – 28, 2015.
  • 2e CAMES Scientific days, Food Safety research programs. Oral communication on “The potential of Tephrosia pedicellata as Livestock Feeds in Sudanian Benin”, UCAD2 Videoconferencing Room, Université Cheik Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal. November 23 – 25, 2015.
  • 17th International Conference on Agricultural and Forestry Engineering (ICAFE 2015), Cape Town Lodge Hotel, 101 Buitengracht St, Cape Town City, Cape Town, South Africa. Scientific committee member. November 5 – 6, 2015.
  • Strengthening Africa’s Strategic Agricultural Capacity Impact for Development (SASACID 2015). Platform forum Fellow for Building the Partnership Platform between Private sector and the FSA, funded by ANAFE/FSA-UAC, Anouarite Centre, Abomey-Calavi, Benin. October 15 – 16, 2015.
  • XIIth International Conference on Agricultural and Forestry Engineering, (ICAFE 2014). Cape Town Lodge Hotel 101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa, Tel: +27 21 422 0030; Fax: +27 21 422 0090. Scientific committee member. November 6 – 7, 2014:
  • XVIth edition of International scientific days of Lomé (JSIL 2014), Campus of Lomé, Togo. Participant.  October 20 – 25, 2014:
  • VIth International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture at Stockholm, SWEDEN. Oral Communication on “The effect of seasonal variations, covariations with minerals and forage value on Itchgrass [Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) W.D.Clayton]’ foliar silicification from sudanian Benin, Stockholm, SWEDEN. August 26-30, 2014.
  • XIIth International Conference on Biological Science, Engineering and Technology (ICBSET 2014), The Netherlands, NH Naarden Hotel IJsselmeerweg 31411 AA Naarden, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Tel: ++31 (0)35 695 15 14; Fax: ++31 (0)35 695 10 89. Scientific committee member. August 7 – 8, 2014.
  • IXth National Conference on Organic Agriculture especially addressed to Organic Agriculture for national food security, Conservation of Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation. Topic: “the potentials for developing organic pasture in West Africa”. Organic Agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. Federal University of Abeokuta, Nigeria. Invited speaker. November 11 – 15, 2013.
  • Scientific visiting at Saint Louis for exchange in publishing research papers on biofuels with a scientific partner from University of Columbia, Missouri, USA. April 23 – May 24, 2013.
  • 1st International Conference on Organic Agriculture Research and Training on “Organic Agricultural Research and Training in West Africa: Presence, Challenges and Prospects”. Njala University, Njala, Sierra Leone. Participant. March 18 – 22, 2013.
  • International Workshop on Organic Certification funded by European Union, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, National coordinator of Benin Organic Network. Abomey-Calavi, Benin. Participant. November 25 – December 1st, 2012:
  • XVth International scientific days of Lomé, JISL on “the Major Challenges of Africa and of Science at the XXIth Century: Energy scarcity, environmental disturbances and climate change, University of Lomé, Togo. Participant. October 22 – 26, 2012.
  • “Entreprenariat, Management, professional Leadership Social Education”. Higher Institute of Management Adonaï & Full Gospel Fellowship Business Men International in Benin, Cotonou, Benin. Participant and Trainer. September 3 – 8, 2012.
  • Training of Trainers Workshop in Organic Agriculture, WANOART- EU – Edulink, Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. Participant. August 5 – 18, 2012.
  • Memorandum and proposals for Partnership through research and development with Congolese scientific youth that involve in range and pasture management in Kinshasa. Assemblies of God Church, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Invited collaborator, July 24 – 28, 2012.
  • 47th Annual Congress of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa, Club Mykonos, Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa. Poster on “How Chromolaena odorata affects phytodiversity, productivity and pastoral value of Guinean pastures in Benin (Western Africa)”. Western Cape, South Africa. Invited Participant, July 16 – 20, 2012.
  • Regional Conference for training in Leadership. International Leadership Institute (ILI). Cotonou, Benin. Participant, March 27 – 30, 2012.
  • International workshop on “Organic Curriculum Development”. Federal University of Agriculture of Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Ogun State. Nigeria, Participant, March 6 – 13, 2012.
  • West African Network for Organic Agriculture Research and Training. Edulink/Cambridge EU- Sponsored at the Federal University of Agriculture of Abeokuta Nigeria, FNUAAB, Nigeria. Scientific visiting, February 1 – 22, 2012.
  • XVIIIth Conference of Beninese Society of Grasslands, Cotonou Fairfield, campus of Cotonou, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin. Oral presentation on “Soil erosion and runoff assessment and dynamics in “donga” in Sudanian drier zone of Benin”. Participant, November 19, 2011.
  • 5th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture, Beijing Friendship Hotel, Zhongguancum, Beijing (China). Invited speaker on (a) “Leaf silicification, covariations with minerals concentrations and forage value of three tropical miscellaneous species from sudanian Benin.” (b) Poster presentation on “Nitrogen and Phosphorous Fertilizer Affect Silica Accumulation in Tropical Fodder Grass Species”. Invited speaker, September 13-18, 2011.
  • VIth International Conference on Forest Fire research: Poster presentation, Topic: “Controlled fire as management tool of natural grassland: ecological and socio-economic profitability in two agro-ecological zones of Benin”, Coimbra, Portugal. November 15 – 18, 2010.
  • Fellowship visiting in USA (University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA; Kansas State University, Kansas, USA). Formal research and education collaborations development with MU. Visiting tours, Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center at the University of Missouri, 203 ABNR, USA for Action in Agroforestry with Mike Gold. September 13 – October 29, 2010.
  • International workshop on “Food, Fuel & Society”, University of Missouri. Columbia, Missouri, USA. Participant, October 12, 2010.
  • Saturday Morning Science Programme. Columbia, Missouri, USA. Participant, October 16, 2010
  • “XIVth International Scientific Conference of Lomé (JSIL)”, Lomé, Togo. Poster presentation on: (a) Eroded sediment and run-off assessment of “donga” and “plateau” in Sudanian zone of Benin; (b) Use of sewage sludge in Market Gardening in Southern Benin: Physicochemical Analyses of Targeted Soils and Agronomic Performances of Three Types of Substrates Treated in the Amaranthe (Amaranthus cruentus Linn.) Cropping. Participant, October 28 – 29, 2010.
  • International Symposium on Indigenous Fruit Trees for Dryland Africa: Domestication for Use in a Changing Environment. Centre CIEVRA, Allada (Benin). Poster presentation on “Contribution of the study of Agrobiodiversity on the chain of Atacora perimeter of Boukombe in North West Benin”. Participant, October 25 – 27, 2010.
  • IXth International Symposium on Plant Biotechnology, Institute of Plant Biotechnology, Universidad Central “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas, Carretera a Camajuaní km 5.5, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba, CP: 54830. Poster presentation on “Soil fertilization can reduce silica concentration in tropical forage species”. Participant, 20-22 April, 2010.
  • Technical and research paper writing workshop, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Participant. November, 15 – 21, 2009.
  • International Course on Organic agriculture, Coventry University (UK) and Training in Worldwide opportunities on organic farms, World Wide Opportunities for Organic Farming (WWOOF UK) Fellow. August 19 – September 13, 2009.
  • 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, Agroforestry – The Future of Global Land Use. World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi (Kenya). Poster presentation: (a) Utilization and population structure of Sclerocarya birrea subsp birrea in agroforestry systems versus protected area in Karimama District (Benin). (b) How do termitaria contribute to plant species conservation in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in Benin? Participant. August 23 – 28, 2009.
  • Joint Meeting of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Society for Tropical Ecology on “Impacts of Global Change on Tropical Ecosystems”. Marburg, Germany. Poster presentation on Topic: “Population structure of Sclerocarya birrea (A.Rich) Hochst subsp. birrea (Anacardiaceae) in agroforestry systems compared with a protected area in Northern Benin”. July 27-30, 2009.
  • Validation workshop of Trans-frontiers appraisal analysis for inversion tendencies. Niger Valley Authority, Niamey, Niger. Participant. June 6-10, 2009.
  • Inception meeting for the West African Network for Organic Agriculture Research and Training (WANOART/ROAFRAB). Cape Coast University, Ghana. Participant, March 10-11, 2009.
  • Inception meeting for Regional Food Developers Initiative; MRCI/08/F07/P33 Developing capacity building for young food developers for poverty reduction in West Africa 2009-2011. Food and organic agriculture network. University of Agriculture of Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Participant. February 28 – March 3, 2009.
  • Regional Conservation Science-Policy Conference of Society of Conservation Biology on “from Conservation Science to Policy in Africa”, Accra Ghana. Poster presentation, Topic: “Utilization and population status of Sclerocarya birrea in Karimama district nearby W National Park”. February 28-30, 2009.
  • 1st Regional Meeting of the Africa Section for Conservation Biology. Accra Ghana, Legon University of Ghana. Oral presentation on “Local population perception on erosion and soil degradation causes in Karimama (Benin)”. Participant. January 28-30, 2009.
  • 2nd workshop of SUN-EU project on “Tools for management and Sustainable Use of Natural vegetation in West Africa (SUN)”. Banfora, Burkina Faso. Participant. November 10-14, 2008.
  • IVth International Conference on “Silicon in Agriculture”, Wild Coast Sun, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Poster presentation on “Effects of silica gel supply on leaf silica concentration, other Traits and covariations within six tropical fodder grass species Grown in humid conditions”. Participant. October 26-31, 2008.
  • Tropentag Conference on International Agricultural Research for Development, Competition for Resources in a Changing World – New Drive for Rural Development. University of Hohenheim, Germany. Poster presentation on: (a) Dendrometrical Characterization of a Common Plant Species (Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and its Surrounding Landuse (Benin); (b) Relationships between Human Pressure Gradient and Floristic Diversity in the Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in Benin (Western Africa). Participant. October 7-9, 2008.
  • Tropentag Conference on International Agricultural Research for Development, Utilization of diversity in land use systems: Sustainable and organic approaches to meet human needs. University of Kassel- Witzenhausen and University of Gottingen, Germany. Poster presentation on: (a) Socio-economic and Ecological Analysis of the Use of Controlled Fires in Pastoralism: Cases of two Agro-ecological Zones of Benin; (b) Diversity of Soil Fertility Management Practices in Sudanian Zone of Benin (Western Africa). Participant, October 9-11, 2007.
  • International IGC-IRC Congress, Hohhot, China: Poster presentation on: (a) Do silicon fertilizers improve the fodder value of tropical grass species? (b) Test of restoration of guineo-sudanian pastures invaded by Chromolaena odorata and Hyptis suaveolens in Benin; (c) Patterns in tropical grass silicification: response to substrate fertilization. Participant, June 29 – July 5, 2007.
  • 1st Conference on Sciences, Cultures and Technologies, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin. Oral presentation on: (a) Diversity, Characterization and typology of livelihoods for improving of soil management practices in sudanian Benin; (b) Organic matter mobilization Plans for improving soil management practices in sudanian Benin. Participant, June 25-29, 2007.
  • Regional Conference on “Climate changes and extreme phenomenon in sub-Saharan Africa: Impacts on natural resources; challenge for research and decision”. Oral presentation on “Climate changes and in situ conservation of perennial grass species in sudanian and sudano-sahelian pastures of Benin”. International Conferences Centre, Cotonou, Benin. Participant, June 6-9, 2007.
  • Inception meeting of the SUN-EU Project: “Tools for management and Sustainable Use of Natural vegetation in West Africa (SUN)”. Toubacouta, Senegal. Participant, May 7-12, 2007.
  • Seminar of validation of results from “Study on the projects data matrices for the National Programme of actions on adaptation to climate changes in Benin”. Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection, Porto-Novo, Benin. Participant, April 4-6, 2007.
  • Workshop of “National technical team for Trans border Appraisal Analysis of Strategic action programme (ADT/PAS) for the Niger Valley Authority natural resources management. Bohicon, Benin. Participant, March 7-9, 2007.
  • International Congress of “Matsumae International Foundation Research fellows”. Oral presentation on “Effect of Silica gel supply on silica accumulation and relation with other leaf traits in six tropical fodder grass species in humid conditions”. Tokyo, Japan. Participant, September 25-27, 2006.
  • 1st International workshop on “Silicon in Plants”. Oral presentation on “Relationships between silica concentration and other leaf traits in tropical fodder grass species”. Gbebukan, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. Participant, May 25, 2006.
  • IIIrd International Conference on “Silicon in Agriculture”. Poster presentation on “The effect of Water Stress on leaf Silicification of three tropical fodder grass species”. Uberlândia, Brazil. Participant, October 22-26, 2005.
  • Academic workshop of the Free University of Brussels. Oral presentation on “Tropical grass silicification: agronomic, ecological and evolutionary aspects”. Free University of Brussels, Brussels. Belgium. Participant May 8-10, 2001.
  • National Workshop on “Capture and International trade of Reptiles and damages caused by Rodents to the harvests”. Cooperation Benino-Netherlands for sustainable development. INFOSEC, Cotonou, Benin. Participant, March 24-28, 1997.
  • Regional workshop on “Forage cropping and sustainable development in sub humid zones”, CIRDES/Burkina Faso, Savannah Institute (IDESSA/Ivory Coast) and CIRAD-EMVT, Korhogo, Ivory Coast. Participant, May 26-29, 1997.
  • International seminar on “Methods for understanding and measuring agrarian practices and their processes in Tropics”. Research on agro-systems and rural innovations. University Abdou Moumouni (Niger) and Switzerland National Funds for scientific research, Niamey, Niger. Participant, December 10-11, 1997.
  • International Workshop on “Innovations and transfers of technologies in the frame of conservative management of soil and water”. Programme for conservation and management of soil and water. University of Abdou Moumouni (Niger) and Switzerland Federal Polytechnic School. Niamey, Niger. Participant, December 12-13, 1997.
  • IIIrd Workshop of Beninese Association of Grasslands. Oral presentation on “Forage cropping of Loxodera ledermannii (Pilger) Clayton in subequatorial zone of Benin: preliminaries Data on germination”. Cotonou, Benin. Participant. November 18, 1995.

 

 

Last Updated on September 26, 2018


Donalde Dolorès DEGUENON

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Deputy Director of Statistical and Development Consulting Team
  • Member of ITTO Fellowship Network
  • Member of Volunteer Group of UAC
  • Member of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) 

CONTACT INFORMATION

01 B.P. 698 Cotonou, Benin

Cell: (229) 67 52 49 17

E-Mail: [email protected]

EDUCATION

  • Regional Master, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2017, Management of Natural Resources and Biodiversity
  • Master’s Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2016, Geography: Territory Planning
  • Bachelor, University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin), 2013, Environmental Planning and Protection
  • High School Diploma, (Baccalaureat Scientific Series D), College of General Education of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, 2010

SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTEREST

Agroforestry, Applied Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation, Ecological Modeling, Forest Conservation, Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Natural Resource Management and Conservation, Species Diversity, Environmental Planning and Protection, Territory Planning.

SELECTED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger, Senegal

EXPERIENCE IN RESEARCH

  • National research projects

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • ITTO Fellowship Network
  • Friendly students in environment of the polytechnic school of Abomey-Calavi

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

  •  Environmental Student Friendly Recognition Award for contributing to its activities
  • Congratulation of the Autonomous Center for Volunteering, Entrepreneurship, Research and Innovation at the University of Abomey-Calavi

PUBLICATIONS

KATE S., HOUNMENOU C. G., AGBANGBA C. E., DEGUENON D. D. S., GBAGUIDI M., NAKOU L. G. K. and SINSIN B., 2017. Effects of the index of temperature and relative humidity of the air on the fecundity of the cattle in agropastoral zone of Banikoara (North Benin). e-Journal of Science & Technology, 12 (3). 31-48 pp.

OTHERS

  • Organizer and trainer at the 5th edition of the Symposium on Volunteering and Entrepreneurship which took place from August 13 to 18, 2018 in the Amphitheater Idriss Deby Itno
  • Participation as a communicator at the 6th edition of the University of Abomey-Calavi symposium, which took place from 25 to 30 September 2017.
  • Participation in the XXth Day of the Benin Association of Pastoralism, held Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Institute of Applied Biomedical Sciences (ISBA) Fairground-Cotonou.

 

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