ASSOGBADJO E. Achille

IDENTITY

 

Full name:                                         ASSOGBADJO Achille Ephrem

Nationality:                                       Beninese

Date and place of birth:                  03 May 1974; Savalou, Republic of Benin

Sex:                                                    Male

Title                                                   Agronomist and Forester

PhD, Applied Biological Sciences

 

STATUTE                                       Married (2 children)

 

PERMANENT ADDRESS

                                                 05BP 1752, Cotonou, Republic of Benin

             Tel:   + 229 95 05 59 75

             Fax:  + 229 21 30 30 84

             E-mail: assogbadjo@yahoo.fr            

 E-mail: achille.assogbadjo@fsa.uac.bj

 Website:www.leabenin-fsauac.net

 

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

 

          Since  July 2013: Associate Professor, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

          2010 – june 2013: Senior Lecturer & Researcher, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

          2007 – 2010: Lecturer & Researcher, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

          2000 – till now: Researcher, Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin.

          2003 – 2006: PhD Research, Faculty of Biosciences Engineering, University of Ghent, Belgium.

          1998 – 2000:  MSc. degree in forestry (Management of environment and natural resources). Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi (FSA/UAC), Republic of Benin.

          1994 – 1998: Agronomist degree, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi (FSA/UAC), Republic of Benin.

 

BACKGOUND

 

       Agriculture and natural resources

       Agroforestry and Forestry

       Ethnobotany

 

GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF EXPERIENCE

 

Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Senegal, Mali

 

BIOME OF EXPERIENCE

 

Savannah, forest, wetlands

 

 

COUNTRY VISITED

 

Benin, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Mali, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania, Belgium, The Netherlands, Norway, Irelands, United Kingdom, Peru, Argentina, Malaysia, Israël, France, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Germany, Luxembourg, Romania, Ethiopia.

 

FIELD OF COMPETENCES & TEACHING

 

       Forest Ecology (Licence and MSc. levels)

       Forest Genetics (Licence and MSc. levels)

       Non Timber Forest Product (Licence and MSc. levels)

       Conservation Genetics (Licence and MSc. levels)

       Conservation of Natural Resources (Licence and MSc. levels)

       Quantitative Ethnobotany (MSc. level)

       Scientific writing (MSc. level)

       Supervision of PhD students

 

FIELD OF RESEARCH 

       Non Timber Forest Products conservation: biodiversity, valorisation and conservation (since 2000)

       Forest Ecology: impact of abiotic and biotic stresses on tropical ecosystems (since 2005)

       Conservation genetics of rare, threatened and useful species (since 2006)

       Quantitative Ethnobotany: Human disturbance on the genetic diversity of useful and threatened species (since 2008)

 

PRIZE & DISTINCTIONS

 

       2008 – till now: Nominee as IUCN SSC Crop Wild Relative Specialist Group Regional Network Leader for Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) Region

       2013:  Nominee as Young affiliate of The World Academy of Sciences,.

       2013: Nominee as 2013’ Benin Outstanding Young Person in the field of Scientific and Technological Development

       2010: Prize of the Belgian Development Cooperation.  Best PhD thesis in the field of Biodiversity and environment for improved livelihoods.

 

       2009: Prize « Heinz and Johannes». Best research paper on ecological measurements in Africa; 2008 edition. The Support Africa International Foundation, Koblenz, Germany.

 

       2008: Ebi Kimanani Memorial Fellowship Award. Best research paper in ethnobiology. International Society of Ethnobiology, ISE-ICE-2008, Cusco, Peru.

 

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

       2011-2016: European Union. Understanding and combating desertification tomitigate its impact on ecosystem services. FP7-ENV-2009-1. Scientists

       2012-2014 : CORAF/WECARD. Amélioration de la résilience aux changements climatiques des écosystèmes agricoles le long des bassins-versants par le développement participatif de systèmes agroforestiers anti-érosifs et fertilisants dans six pays ouest africains, 2013. Coordinator for Benin

       2012-2015: African Union. Projet de mise au point de technologies de production et d’utilisation durables de biocarburant de Jatropha curcas pour une réduction de la pauvreté rurale en Afrique de l’Ouest.Scientists

       2012-2015 : University of Abomey-Calavi. Les palmiers sauvages du Bénin : utilisation, biodiversité,  écologie, importance économique, et conservation, 2012.Scientists 2012 : UEMOA. Mise au point et harmonisation des techniques d’inventaire de la flore et de la végétation en Afrique de l’Ouest. Associate Coordinator for Benin

       2006 to 2010: European Union. Domestication and development of baobab and tamarind : UE- DADOBAT research project; Principal Investigator for Benin

       2004 to 2008: Flemish Belgian research project. Sustainable management of natural resources for basic health care in rural areas: value and potential of medicinal plants in the Monts Kouffé forest reserves (Center of Benin).; Scientific Assistant

 

 

INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH GRANTS & AWARDS

 

       2013: Third World Academy of Sciences research grants (Italy)

       2012: International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) fellowship (Japan)

       2012: International Foundation for Sciences (IFS) Third Grants (Sweden)

       2011: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Cleveland Zoological Society conservation grants program

       2010: Rufford Small Grant (RSG) for Nature Conservation (Renew)

       2009: National Geographic Society Grant for Research and Exploration (USA)

       2009: People’s Trust For Endangered Species Grant (UK)

       2007: Idea Wild Grants for materials supplying (USA)

       2007: King Leopold III Fund for Nature Conservation and Exploration

       2007: The Dennis Stanfield Memorial Fund / Linnean Society of London (UK)

       2006: International Foundation for Sciences (IFS) Renew Grants (Sweden)

       2006: Rufford Small Grant (RSG) for Nature Conservation

       2006: British Ecological Society / Overseas Bursaries and Fellowship (UK)

       2006: Vavilov-Frankel Fellowship (VFF) / Bioversity International & Hi-Bred International Inc.

       2005: Rothamstead International Grants / African Fellows Programme (RI/AFP, UK)

       2004: African Forest Research Network (AFORNET) Grants (Kenya)

       2004: International Foundation for Sciences (IFS) Grants (Sweden)

       2000 and 2004: World Agroforestry Centre / African Network for Agroforestry Education Grants (Kenya).

 

SCIENTIFIC AFFILIATION / NETWORKS / MEMBERSHIP

 

       World Academy of Sciences

       IUCN World Commission on Protected Area (WCPA)

       IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) specialist group on Crop Wild Relative Species

       Medicinal and edible forest plants network of the South Saharan African Forest Genetic Program: SAFORGEN- Bioversity International, Rome, Italia;

       African Expert Group on Plant Conservation Strategies (GSPC Initiative);

       Global Development Network, New Delhi, INDIA;

       Biodiversity and Biotechnology Network. InWEnt, Zschortau, Germany;

       Society for Economic Botany, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA;

       International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven – Belgium;

       Society for Ecological Restoration International. Tucson AZ 85701, USA;

       Laboratory of Applied Ecology of the Faculty of Agronomical Sciences of University of Abomey-Calavi; 01BP526 Cotonou (Bénin) ;

       Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Ethnobotany, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, University of Gent, Belgium;

       Laboratory of Applied Molecular Genetic, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, University of Gent, Belgium.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS & SOFT WARES

 

       Google documents

       Skype

       Netcall

       Dropbox

       Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word: all versions)

       Statistical soft wares (Minitab, SAS, SPSS, Distance)

 

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

 

French:            Very good (speaking, reading, understanding and writing)

English:           Good (speaking, reading, understanding and writing)

Netherlands:   Passive knowledge (Basic)

Fon:                Mother tongues

 

 

 
SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

 

 

·        Peer Review Journals

 

In Press

 

       HouetoG., Glele Kakaï R., Salako K. V., Assogbadjo A., Fandohan B., Sinsin B., Palm R. (2013). Effect of inventory plot patterns in the floristic analysis of tropical woodland and dense forest. African journal of ecology. doi: 10.1111/aje.12112

       Goussanou C.A., Assogbadjo A.E., Gouwakinnou G.N., Glèlè-Kakaï R.L., Chakeredza S., Sinsin B. (2013). Biomass, root structure and morphological characteristics of the medicinal Sarcocephalus latifolius (Sm) E.A. Bruce shrub across different ecologies in Benin. QScience Connect 12: xx-xx. http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/connect.2013.12

 

       Lokonon B.E., Bonou W.N., Kassa B., Azihou A.F., Assogbadjo A., Babatoundé S., Glèlè Kakaï R. (2013). Structural and ethnobotanical characterization of velvet tamarind (Dialium guineense Willd), a multipurpose tree species. Agronomie africaine.

 

       Padonou E.A., KassaB., AssogbadjoA.E., ChakeredzaS., Babatoundé B., Glèlè KakaïR. (2013). Differences in germination capacity and seedling growth between different seed morphotypes of Afzelia africana Sm. in Benin, West Africa. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology.

 

       Padonou E.A., KassaB., AssogbadjoA.E., Fandohan B., ChakeredzaS., Glèlè KakaïR., Sinsin B. (2013). Natural variation in fruit characteristics and seed germination of Jatropha curcas, West Africa. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology.

 

       Salako V. K., Fandohan B., Kassa B., Assogbadjo A. E., Idohou F. A. R., Gbedomon R. C., Chakeredza S., Dulllo M. E., Glele Kakaï R. (2013). Home gardens: An assessment of their biodiversity and potential contribution to conservation of threatened species and crop wild relatives in Benin. Genetic resources and crop evolution.

 

Published

 

 

       SalakoV. K., Glele Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Houinato M., PalmR. (2013). Efficiency of inventory plot patterns in quantitative analysis of vegetation: A case study of tropical woodland and dense forest in Benin (West Africa). Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science: 75 (3) : 137–143

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Vodouhê G.F. and Sinsin, B. (2013). Specific richness and cultural importance of wild edible trees in Benin. Acta Horticulturae 979: 255-261.

 

       Idohou R., Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Gouwakinnou G.N., Glele Kakai R., Sinsin B., Maxted N. (2013). National inventory and prioritization of crop wild relatives: case study for Benin. Genetc Resources and Crop Evolution 60: 1337-1352. DOI 10.1007/s10722-012-9923-6. Impact Factor in 2011 (IF2011) IF2011 = 1.55

 

       Padonou E.A., Assogbadjo A.E., Bachmann Y.and Sinsin B. (2013). How far bowalization affects phytodiversity, life forms and plant morphology in Sub-humid tropic in West Africa. African Journal of Ecology 51(2): 255-262. doi: 10.1111/aje.12030. IF2011 = 0.655.

 

       Houehanou D.T., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Kindomihou V., Houinato M, Wittig R., Sinsin B.(2013). Change in the woody floristic composition, diversity and structure 1 from protected to 2 unprotected savannas in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve (Benin, West Africa). African Journal of Ecology 51(2): 358-365. doi: 10.1111/aje.12030. IF2011 = 0.655.

 

       Houehanou T.D., Assogbadjo A.E., Glele Kakaï 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: 60-68. IF2011 = 1.9

 

       Cuni SanchezA., Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. (2012). A countrywide multi-ethnical assessment of local communities’ perception of climate change in Benin (West Africa). Climate & Development 4 (2) :114–128. IF2011 = 1.206

 

       Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Salako V.K., van Damme P. and Sinsin B. (2012). Which one comes first, the tamarind or the Macrotermes termitarium? Acta Botanica Gallica 159 (3): 345355. doi:10.1080/12538078.2012.721252. IF2011 = 0.304

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Chadare F.J., Glele Kakaï R., Fandohan B., Baidu-Forson J.J. (2012). Effects of physicochemical constituents of the soil and geographic provenance of individuals on variation in biochemical composition of baobab pulp, leaves and seeds. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 157: 94-99.doi:10.1016/j.agee.2012.01.021. IF2011 = 3.004. Elsevier, ISSN: 0167-8809

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kyndt T., Fandohan B., Hardy O.J., Gheysen G., Sinsin B. (2012). Genetic evidence of the contribution of ethnic migrations to the propagation and persistence of the rare and declining scrambling shrub Caesalpinia bonduc L. Human Ecology 40: 117-128.. DOI 10.1007/s10745-011-9442-7.IF2011 = 1.629. EDP sciences, ISSN: 0248-1294

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Vodouhê G.F., Djagoun C.A.M.S., Codjia J.T.C.& Sinsin B. (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. doi:10.1016/j.forpol.2011.07.013. IF2011 = 1.482. Elsevier, ISSN: 1389-9341

 

       Dadjo C., Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Glèlè Kakaï R., Chakeredza S., Houehanou T.D. & Sinsin B. (2012). Uses and management of black plum (Vitex doniana Sweet) in Southern Benin. Fruits 67(3):173-187. IF2011 = 0.764. EDP sciences, ISSN: 0248-1294

 

       Koura K., Ganglo J. C., Assogbadjo A.E. & Agbangla C. (2011). Ethnic differences in use values and use patterns of Parkia biglobosa in Northern Benin. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2011, 7:42. IF2011 = 2.392. BioMed Central, CABI, Scopus, ISSN: 1746-4269

 

       Gnanglè C.P., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Vodounon S., Yabi J. & Sokpon N (2011). Tendances climatiques passées, modélisation, perceptions et adaptations locales au Bénin. Climatologie 8 : 27-40.

 

       Glèlè Kakaï R., Akpona T.J.D., Assogbadjo A.E., Gaoué O.G., Chakeredza S., Gnanglè P. C., Mensah G. A., Sinsin B. (2011). Ecological adaptation of the shea butter tree (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.) along climatic gradient in Benin, West Africa. African Journal of Ecology 49, 440-449. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2011.01279.x. IF2011 = 0.655. Wiley, Online ISSN: 1365-2028

 

       Houehanou T.D., AssogbadjoA.E.,Glele Kakaï R., Houinato M., Sinsin B. (2011). Valuation of local preferred uses and traditional ecological knowledge in relation to three multi-use tree species in Benin (West Africa). Forest Policy and Economics 13: 554–562. doi:10.1016/j.forpol.2011.05.013. IF2011 = 1.482; Elsevier, ISSN: 1389-9341

 

       GouwakinnouG.N., Assogbadjo A.E., Lykke A.M., Sinsin B. (2011). Phenotypic variations in fruits and selection potential in Sclerocarya birrea subsp. Birrea. Scientia Horticulturae 129 : 777–783. doi:10.1016/j.scienta.2011.05.041. IF2011 = 1.527. Elsevier, ISSN: 0304-4238

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Edon S. Kyndt T. & Sinsin B. (2011). Natural variation in fruit characteristics, seed germination and seedling growth of Adansonia digitata L. in Benin. New Forests 41: 113–125. doi : 10.1007/s11056-010-9214-z. IF2011 = 1.184. Springer, ISSN: 0169-4286

 

      Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Adjallala F.H., Azihou A.F., Vodouhê G.F., Kyndt T., Codjia J.T.C. (2011). Ethnic differences in use value and use patterns of the threatened multipurpose scrambling shrub (Caesalpinia bonduc L.) in Benin. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 5(9): 1549-1557. Indexed by:Chemical Abstracts (CAS), Google Scholar Metrics, CAB Abstract.

 

       Fandohan B.,  Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kyndt T. & Sinsin B. (2011). Quantitative morphological descriptors confirm traditionally classified morphotypes of Tamarindus indica L. fruits. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 58:299–309.doi:10.1007/s10722-010-9575-3.IF2011 = 1.554. Springer, ISSN: 0925-9864

 

       Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. (2011). Effectiveness of a protected areas network in the conservation of Tamarindus indica (Leguminosea–Caesalpinioideae) in Benin. African Journal of Ecology 49:40-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2010.01228.x. IF2011 = 0.655. Wiley, Online ISSN: 1365-2028

 

       Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Sinsin B. (2011). Geographical distribution, tree density and fruit production of Tamarindus indica L. (Fabaceae) across three ecological regions in Benin. Fruits 66: 53–62. IF2011 = 0.764. EDP sciences, ISSN: 0248-1294

 

       Gouwakinnou G. N, Lykke A. M., Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B. (2011). Local knowledge, pattern and diversity of use of Sclerocarya birrea. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:8 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-7-8. IF2011 = 2.392. BioMed Central, CABI, Scopus, ISSN: 1746-4269

 

       Avohou T.H., Houehounha R., Glele-Kakai R., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. (2011). Firewood yield and profitability of a traditional Daniellia oliveri short-rotation coppice on fallow lands in Benin. Biomass and Bioenergy 35: 562-571. doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2010.10.030. IF2011 = 3.646. Elsevier, ISSN: 0961-9534

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R.., Sinsin B. & Pelz, Dieter (2010). Structure of Anogeissus leiocarpa Guill., Perr. natural stands in relation to anthropogenic pressure within Wari-Maro Forest Reserve in Benin. African Journal of Ecology48 (3): 644–653.DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01160.x. IF2011 = 0.655. Wiley, Online ISSN: 1365-2028

 

       Gbemavo D.S.J.C., Glèlè Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Katary A., Gnanglè P. (2010). Effet de l’ombrage du karité sur le rendement capsulaire du coton dans les agroécosystèmes coton-karité du Nord-Bénin. Tropicultura 28, 4, 193-199. DOAJ, ISSN 0771-3312

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakai R., Kyndt T., Sinsin B. (2010). Conservation Genetics of Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in the Parklands Agroforestry Systems of Benin (West Africa). Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca 38 (2), Special Issue, 136-140. IF2011 = 0.652. ISSN 0255-965X

 

       Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Kyndt T., De Caluwé E., Codjia J.T.C., Sinsin B. (2010). Women’s traditional knowledge, use value and the contribution of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) to rural households’ cash income in Benin. Economic Botany 64(3): 248259. DOI: 10.1007/s12231-010-9123-2. IF2011 = 1.604. Springer, ISSN 0013-0001

 

       Fandohan A.B., Assogbadjo A.E.,Glele Kakaï R., Sinsin B., Van Damme P. (2010). Impact of habitat type on the conservation status of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) in the W National Park of Benin. Fruits 65 (1): 11-19. IF2011 = 0.764. EDP sciences, ISSN: 0248-1294

 

       Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R. & Sinsin B. (2010). Variation in seed morphometric traits, germination and early seedling growth performances of Tamarindus indica L. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 4(4): 1102-1109.

 

       Cuni Sanchez A., Haq N. & Assogbadjo A.E. (2010). Variation in baobab leaf morphology and its relation to drought tolerance. Genetic Resource and Crop Evolution 57:17–25. IF2011 = 1.554. Springer, ISSN: 0925-9864

 

       Houehounha R., Avohou H.T., Gaoue O.G., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. (2010). Weed removal improves coppice growth of Daniellia oliveri and its use as fuelwood in traditional fallows in Benin. Agroforestry Systems 78: 115–125. IF2011 = 1.378. Springer, ISSN: 0167-4366

 

       Glèlè Kakaï R.., Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. & Pelz D. (2009). Structure spatiale et régénération naturelle de Pterocarpus erinaceus poir en zone soudanienne au Bénin.Revue Ivoirienne des Sciences et Technologie 13 : 199 – 212.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Amadji G., Glèlè Kakaï R.., Sinsin B. & Van Damme P. (2009). Evaluation écologique et ethnobotanique de Jatropha curcas L. au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 3 (5): 1065-1077.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Kyndt T., Chadare F.J., Sinsin B, Gheysen G, Eyog-Matig O. & Van Damme P. (2009). Genetic fingerprinting using AFLP cannot distinguish traditionally classified baobab morphotypes. Agroforestry Systems 75:157–165. IF2011 = 1.378. Springer, ISSN: 0167-4366

 

       Bonou W., Glèlè Kakaї R., Assogbadjo A.E., Fonton H.N. & Sinsin B. (2009). Characterisation of Afzelia africana Sm. habitat in the Lama Forest reserve of Benin. Forest Ecology and Management 258: 1084–1092. IF2011 = 2.487. Elsevier, ISSN:0378-1127

       De Caluwé, E., De Smedt, S., Assogbadjo, A.E., Samson, R., Sinsin, B. & Van Damme, P. (2009). Ethnic differences in use value and use patterns of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in northern Benin. African Journal of Ecology 47: 433–440.IF2011 = 0.655. Wiley, Online ISSN: 1365-2028

 

       Kyndt T., Assogbadjo A.E., Hardy O. J., Glele Kakaï R. , Sinsin B.,  Van Damme P., Gheysen G., (2009). Spatial and temporal genetic structuring of Adansonia digitata L. (Malvaceae) in the traditional agroforestry systems of West Africa. American Journal of Botany 96(5): 950-957. IF2011 = 2.664. Botanical Society of America, ISSN: 0002-9122

 

       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. Academic Journals , ISSN 2141-243X

 

       Hessou C., Glele Kakaï R., Assogbadjo A.E., Odjo T. & Sinsin B. (2009). Test de germination des graines de Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb au Bénin. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 3(2): 310-317. AJOL, ISSN : 1991-8631

 

       Codjia J.T.C., Vihotogbe R., Assogbadjo A.E. & Biaou G. (2009). Le marché du crincrin (Corchorus tridens) au Bénin. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 12 (1): 15-33. AJOL, ISSN: 1659-5009

 

       Sounon M., Glele Kakaï R., Avakoudjo J., Assogbadjo A. E. & Sinsin B. (2009). Tests de germination et de croissance de Artemisia annua L. anamed sur différents substrats au Bénin.International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 3(2) : 337-346. AJOL, ISSN : 1991-8631

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R., Chadare F.J., Thomson L, Kyndt T., Sinsin B.,  Van Damme P. (2008). Folk classification, perception and preferences of baobab products in West Africa: consequences for species conservation and improvement. Economic Botany, 62 (1): 74-84. IF2011 = 1.604. Springer, ISSN 0013-0001

 

       Vodouhe F., Coulibaly O., Assogbadjo A.E. and Sinsin B. (2008). Medicinal plant commercialization in Benin: An analysis of profit distribution equity across supply chain actors and its effect on the sustainable use of harvested species. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 2(11): 331-340

 

       Ekué M. R. M., Codjia J. T. C., Fonton B. K. & Assogbadjo A.E. (2008). Diversité et préférences en ressources forestières alimentaires végétales des peuples Otammari de la région de Boukoumbé au Nord-Ouest du Bénin. Bulletin de la Recherche Agronomique du Bénin 60 : 1-12

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Kyndt T., Sinsin B., Gheysen G., Van Damme P. (2006). Patterns of genetic and morphometric diversity in baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) populations across different climatic zones of Benin (West Africa). Annals of botany 97: 819-830. IF2011 = 4.030. Oxford Journals, ISSN 0305-7364

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Codjia J.T.C., Sinsin B., Ekue M.R.M., Mensah G.A. (2005). Importance of rodents as a human food source in Benin. Belgian Journal of Zoology 135: 11-15. IF2011 = 0.531. Royal Belgian Zoological Society, ISSN: 0777-6276

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B., Codjia J.T.C. and Van Damme P. (2005). Ecological diversity and pulp, seed and kernel production of the baobab (Adansonia digitata) in Benin. Belgian Journal of Botany 138 (1): 47-56. FI2011 = 0,625. ISSN, 0778-4031

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. and Van Damme P. (2005). Caractères morphologiques et production des capsules de baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) au Bénin. Fruits 60 (5) : 327-340. IF2011 = 0.764. EDP sciences, ISSN: 0248-1294

 

       Sinsin B., Eyog M.O., Assogbadjo A.E., Gaoué O.G. & Sinadouwirou T. (2004). Dendrometric characteristics as indicators of pressure of Afzelia Africa Sm. dynamics changes in trees found in different climate zones of Benin. Biodiversity and Conservation 13(8): 1555 – 1570. IF2011 = 2.238. Springer, ISSN: 0960-3115

 

       Codjia J.T.C., Assogbadjo A.E. (2004). Faune sauvage mammalienne et alimentation des populations holli et fon de la forêt classée de la Lama au Sud-Bénin. Cahiers Agricultures 13 : 341-7. FI2011 = 0,305. John Libbey Eurotext, ISSN. 1166-7699

 

       Ekué M.R.M., Assogbadjo A.E., Mensah G.A., Codjia J.T.C. (2004). Aperçu sur la distribution écologique et le système agroforestier traditionnel autour de l’ackée (Blighia sapida) en milieu soudanien au Nord Bénin. Bulletin de la Recherche Agronomique du Bénin 44 : 34-44

 

       Codjia J.T.C Assogbadjo A.E., Ekué M.R.M.(2003). Diversité et valorisation au niveau local des ressources forestières alimentaires végétales du Bénin. Cahiers Agriculture, 12 : 321- 31. FI2011 = 0,305. John Libbey Eurotext, ISSN. 1166-7699

 

       Codjia J.T.C, Assogbadjo A.E., ATEGBO E.A.D. (2003). Ressources végétales forestières de la forêt classée de la Lama et alimentation des populations riveraines. Annale des sciences agronomiques du Bénin (4) 2: 121-142. AJOL, ISSN: 1659-5009

 

       Sinsin B., Assogbadjo A.E. (2002). Diversité, structure et comportement des primates de la forêt marécageuse de Lokoli au Bénin. Biogeographica 78(4) : 129-140

 

 

·        Proceedings

 

          Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin, B. (2007).  Caractérisation et stratégies de conservation du baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) dans les paysages agraires du Bénin. In: Mayaka T.B., De longh H. and Sinsin B. (eds) (2007). Ecological restoration of African Savanna Ecosystems. Proceedings of the third RNSCC International Seminar, 6 Feb, Cotonou, Benin. CEDC/CML, Leiden University. pp 35-50.

 

          Assogbadjo A.E., Codjia J.T.C Sinsin, B. &  Van Damme P. (2007). Connaissances ethnobotaniques et valorisation du baobab (Adansonia digitata) pour la sécurité alimentaire des populations rurales au Bénin. In : Vodouhê S.R., Atta-Krah K., Achigan-Dako G.E., Eyog-Matig O. and Avohou H., editors, 2007. Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security in West and Central Africa. Regional Conference, 26-30 April 2004. Bioversity Internationl, Rome, Italy. pp : 66-77. ISBN 978-92-9043-750-5

 

          Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B. (2007). Les populations de primates menacés dans la forêt de Lokoli (Bénin). In: Fournier A., Sinsin B. & Mensah A.G. (2007). Quelles aires protégées pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest? Actes du Séminaire International sur l’aménagement et la gestion des aires protégées d’Afrique de l’Ouest pp 256-261. Ed. IRD, ISBN 978 2 7099 1634 9; ISSN 0767 2896.

 

          Kassa B., Nobimè G., Hanon L., Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B. (2007). Caractéristiques de l’habitat du singe à ventre rouge (Cercopithecus e. erythrogaster) dans le Sud-Bénin. Proceedings In: Fournier A, Sinsin B. & Mensah A.G. (2007). Quelles aires protégées pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest? Actes du Séminaire International sur l’aménagement et la gestion des aires protégées d’Afrique de l’Ouest. pp 262-271. Ed. IRD, ISBN 978 2 7099 1634 9; ISSN 0767 2896.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., De Caluwé E., Sinsin, B., Codjia, J.T.C. & Van Damme, P. (2006). Indigenous knowledge of rural people and importance of baobab tree (Adansonia digitata L.) in Benin. Procedings of the Fourth International Congress of Ethnobotany (ICEB 2005), pp. 39-47. Yeditepe University, Istanbul 21-26 August 2005, Z. F. Ertug ed., Ege Yayinlari, Istanbul, 2006.

 

       Codjia J.T.C, Assogbadjo A.E., Ekué M.M.R & Yorou N.S. (2003). Diversité des ressources forestières alimentaires du Bénin : Rôle pour les populations locales et possibilité de valorisation pour un développement humain durable. Acte du IIè séminaire international sur l’aménagement intégré des forêts naturelles des zones tropicales sèches en Afrique de l’Ouest. Parakou-Bénin 25-29 Juin 2001. pp. 327-370, septembre 2003. ISSN 1659-651X ; FSA, Cotonou, Bénin.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B. (2002). Diversité des primates de la forêt marécageuse de Lokoli et élaboration de stratégies pour leur conservation durable. Proceeding of the international workshop on Mammalogy, ReRE-VZZ, Benin, 30 October – 18 November, 2002. pp : 132-142

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Kassa B., Sinsin B. et G. A. Mensah (2002). Notions sur les méthodes de dénombrement de la faune sauvage mammalienne: quelques expériences du Laboratoire d’Ecologie Appliquée au Bénin. Proceedings of the international workshop on Mammalogy, ReRE-VZZ, Benin, 30 October – 18 November 2002. pp. 201-206.

 

 

·        Abstracts for scientific communications

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Kyndt T., Sinsin B., Gheysen G. & Van Damme P. (2009). Conservation genetics of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in the parklands agroforestry systems of Benin (West Africa). Book of abstracts of the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry. p 81. Nairobi (Kenya), 23-28 August 2009.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Kyndt T., Sinsin B., Gheysen G. & Van Damme P. (2009). Genetic diversity and conservation of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) populations in Benin. Book of abstracts of the 5th  International Symposium on New crops and uses: their role in a rapidly changing word”. Southampton (Angleterre), 3-4 september 2007.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Fandohan B., Edon S., Sinsin B., & Van Damme P. (2009). Domestication of baobab and tamarind in West Africa. Book of abstracts of the 5th  International Symposium on New crops and uses: their role in a rapidly changing word”. Southampton (United Kingdom), 3-4 september 2007.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. & Van Damme P. (2006). Abiotic factors influencing ecological diversity and productivity of baobab tree (Adansonia digitata) in Benin: consequence for its restoration in the traditional agroforestry systems of Benin. Communication presented during the 5th European Conference on Ecological Restoration. Greifswald, Germany. 21.-25 August 2006.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Ekue M.R.M. Mensah G.A, Codjia J.T.C. & Sinsin B. (2003). Cultural role of rodents in West Africa. Poster presented during the 9th International Symposium on African Small Mammals; Pest Management Center / Sokoine University of Agriculture / MOROGORO, Tanzania : 14 – 18 july 2003.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Codjia J.T.C & Ékué M.R.M (2003). Espèces ligneuses forestières comestibles: diversité et importance pour les populations du Nord-Bénin. Communication présentée durantl’Atelier Scientifique Nord 2003 ; INRAB-MAEP, Bénin.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E. & Codjia J.T.C  (2001). Ressources forestières alimentaires de la Forêt Classée de la Lama : Observations Préliminaires. Communication présentée lors du séminaire international sur le singe à ventre rouge (février, 2001).

 

 

·        Technical reports

 

       Sinsin B.,  Assogbadjo A.E., Dossou-Yovo B., Tenté B., Clédjo P., Ouassa M. (2010). Réalisation de la monographie des sites RAMSAR des complexes Est et Ouest identifiés pour la conservation communautaire de la biodiversité et élaboration de la stratégie du gel du foncier. LEA-FSA-UAC, 27 pages + annexes.

 

       Sinsin B., Assogbadjo A.E. & Adi M. (2008). Monographie et ethnobotanique  de Jatropha curcas (Euphorbiaceae) au Bénin. Rapport technique, LEA/FSA/UAC, 30p.

 

       Sinsin B., Assogbadjo A.E., Van den Akker M. et Van den Akker E. (2002). Inventaire et stratégie de conservation durable des ressources fauniques de la forêt marécageuse de Lokoli au sud du Bénin. LEA-UAC / AGRED ONG. Rapport technique, 32p.

 

       Sinsin B., Ahokpè E., Assogbadjo A.E., Ekue M., Yorou S., Kassa B., Mama A., Houéssou L., Dainou K., Hunyet O., Teka O. &Toko I. (2002). Dénombrement terrestre de la faune dans la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari. Projet Pendjari-GTZ/CENAGREF/MAEP. Rapport technique. 73p.

 

       Sinsin B., Kassa B., Assogbadjo A.E., Ahokpè E., Sogbohossou E., Toko I., Ekué M., Soulémane Y. N., Nobimè G. et M. Adi (2002). Dénombrement pédestre de la faune sauvage mammalienne dans la forêt classée de Toui-Kilibo. PGFTR / MAEP. Rapport technique. 24p.

 

       Sinsin B., Tehou A., Assogbadjo A.E., Sogbohossou E., Mama A., Gbangboche A., Yorou S., Ekue M., Teka O., Sinandouwirou T., Toko I. Et Yayi A. (2001). Dénombrement terrestre de la faune dans la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari. Projet Pendjari-GTZ/CENAGREF/MDR. Rapport technique. 40p. + Annexes.

 

       Codjia J.T.C, Yorou N. S, Assogbadjo A.E. & M.R.M. Ekué (2001). Etude ethnomycologique des forêts de la sous-préfecture de Bassila. Mise en place d’une filière des champignons comestibles. CECODI-ONG / PRRF-Bassila.  Rapport technique. 33p.

 

       Sinsin B. & Assogbadjo A.E. (2001). Dénombrement des hippopotames (Hippotamus amphibius) dans la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari. Projet Pendjari – Gtz / MDR. Rapport technique.

 

       Sinsin B. et Assogbadjo A.E. (2001). Dénombrement aérien de la faune sauvage mammalienne dans la Réserve de la Biosphère de la Pendjari. Projet Pendjari-Gtz . Rapport technique 13p. + annexes.

 

 

·        Books or chapter of books

 

       Codjia J.T.C, Assogbadjo A.E., Ekué M.R.M. et Yorou N.S. (in press). Capitalization of the indigenous knowledge of edible fruits and leafy vegetables in Benin.

       Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B., 2011. Diversité des espèces en agroforesterie. Species diversity in agroforestry. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 190 – 194.

       Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B., 2011. Culture de Jatropha curcas Euphorbiaceae. Growing Jatropha curcas Euphorbiaceae. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 222 – 227.

       Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B. & Codjia J.T.C., 2011. Adansonia digitata L. Bombacaceae. Adansonia digitata L. Bombacaceae. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 280 – 287.

       Assogbadjo A.E., Glèlè Kakaï R. & Sinsin B., 2011. Afzelia africana Caesalpiniaceae. Afzelia africana Caesalpiniaceae. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 288 – 291.

       Fandohan B., Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B., 2011. Tamarindus indica L. Leguminosae. Tamarindus indica L. Leguminosae. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 292 – 297.

       Assogbadjo A.E., Bouko A.C., Codjia J.T.C. & Sinsin B., 2011. Parkia biglobosa (Jacq.) G. Don Leguminosae. Parkia biglobosa (Jacq.) G. Don Leguminosae. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 298 – 303.

       Assogbadjo A.E., Djossa A.B., Codjia J.T.C. & Sinsin B., 2011. Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn. Sapotaceae.  Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn. Sapotaceae. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 310 – 313.

       Assogbadjo A.E., Amoussou G. & Sinsin B., 2011. L’hippopotame. Hippopotamus. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 442 – 445.

       Nombimè G., Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B., 2011. Les primates. Primates. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 470 – 473.

       Assogbadjo A.E., Ekué R.M.R., Mensah G.A., Codjia J.T.C. & Sinsin B., 2011. Les petits mammifères : Rongeurs. Small Mammals : Rodents. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 480 – 489.

       Assogbadjo A.E. & Sinsin B., 2011. Forêts classées. State Forest reserves. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., eds. Atlas de la Biodiversité de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tome 1 Bénin. Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa Volume 1 Benin. pp: 530 – 535.

       Assogbadjo A.E., Amoussou G., Sinsin B. & Neuenschwander P. 2011. Hippopotame. Hippopotamus. In: Neuenschwander P., Sinsin B. & Goergen G., eds. Protection de la Nature en Afrique de l’Ouest: une Liste Rouge pour le Bénin. Nature Conservation in West Africa: Red List for Benin. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria, 289 – 292.

 

       Assogbadjo A.E., Sinsin B., De Caluwe E. & Van Damme P. (2009). Développement et domestication du baobab au Bénin. LEA-FSA-UAC/DADOBAT, Cotonou, Bénin. 73 pages. ISBN : 978-99919-63-69-3

 

       Sinsin B., Eyog-Matig O., Assogbadjo A.E. & T. Sinadouwirou Th. A. (2002). Caractérisation écologique des essences fourragères Khaya senegalensis (Desv) A. Juss et Afzelia africana Sm. suivant les gradients de latitude et de station au Bénin. In Oyog-Matig O., Gaoué O. G. and Obel-Lawson E (ed) 2002. Development of appropriate conservation strategies for African forest trees identified as priority species by SAFORGEN members countries. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Nairobi, Kenya. Pp 15-50.

 

       Codjia J.T.C., Fonton-Kiki B., Assogbadjo A.E. & M.R.M Ekué (2000). Le baobab (Adansonia digitata), une espèce à usage multiple au Bénin. CECODI /CBDD/ Veco/ SNV/ FSA. 47p. ISBN 99919-953-0-7

 

       Assogbadjo A.E. & M.R.M. Ekué (2000). Répertoire actualisé des travaux réalisés sur les rongeurs et leurs prédateurs au Bénin.  55 p.

 

       Author of 6 chapters (Pp.85 ; pp.87 ; pp.100 ; pp.122 ; pp.151 ; pp.153) in DE VISSER J., G.A. Mensah, J.T.C. Codjia et A.H. Bokonon-Ganta (2000). Guide préliminaire de reconnaissance des rongeurs du Bénin (2001). 252p. Ed. Cocomultimedia   ISBN: 99919-902-1-6

 

 

TRAINING

 

 

       Training workshop on experiential learning, Bamako (Mali): 20-27 May, 2011.

 

       Training on the basic principles on genetic transformation and engineering, University of Ghent, Belgium, 11-15 January 2010.

 

       ICRAF training workshop “Agroforestry and Tree Genetics: Making Markers Meaningful”, Nairobi, Kenya, 29 September – 3 October 2008

 

       Training on the method of microhistological faecal analysis of assessing botanical diet composition of wild herbivores. Arnhem / Wageningen, The Netherlands. 3-14 january 2005

 

       Training on molecular genetic methods and techniques – Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism Fingerprinting (AFLP); microsatellite(SSR)– at the Laboratory of Applied Molecular Genetic, UGent (Belgium) June 2004 – June 2005. 

 

       Training on ethnobotanical and plant domestication research techniques and methodology – literature review on Adansonia spp. and related species’ ethnobotany and domestication, at the Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Ethnobotany, UGent (Belgium), October 2003 – March 2004.

 

       Training on conservation and utilization of plant and forest genetic resources in agriculture and forestry. Zschortau / Germany,  18 July – 21 August 2002.

 

       Training on post harvest and marketing of agricultural products. Shefayim / Tel-Aviv ;  Israel, 27 November – 18 December 2002.

 

       Training on different techniques of wildlife census in the protected areas and wildlife reserves. Benin, June 1999.

 

       Training on different management methods and techniques of pastoral and water resources. Benin,  April 1999.

 

       Training on different forest inventory methods and techniques (phytosociological surveys, dendrometric measures of tree) in the forest reserve. Benin, December, 1998.

 

       Training on different methods of survey and intervention with local population in rural and urban areas; Benin,  March 1995.

 

 

 

MEETINGS / WORKSHOPS / CONFERENCES / SYMPOSIUM

 

       Participation at the TWAS 24th General Meeting; Buenos Aires, (Argentina) 1- 4 October 2013. Poster presentation

       Participation at the 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilised Species: For a Food-Secure Africa, Accra (Ghana) 25-27 September, 2013. Oral communication

       Participation to the Partners Annual Meeting for Project Entitled: “Sharing Capacity to Build Capacity for Quality Graduate Training in Agriculture in African Universities (SHARE)”. Nairobi (Kenya), 29-30 July 2013.

       Participation at the FAO technical workshop “Towards the establishment of a Global Network for in situ conservation and on-farm management of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture “. FAO headquarters, Rome (Italia), 13 November 2012.

       Participation at the Intra-ACP Coordinators’ meeting 2012, Stellenbosch (South Africa), 17-19, October 2012

       Participation at the 3rd RUFORUM Biennial Conference, Entebbe (Uganda), 24th – 28th September 2012.

       Participation at the 1st IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress, World Agroforestry Center, Nairobi (Kenya) 25th -30th June 2012. Oral communication.

       Participation at the PAEPARD EDULINK write-shop organised by RUFORUM, Entebbe (Uganda), 14th  – 19th May 2012.

       Participationat the 2nd International Symposium on Underutilised Plant Species “Crops for the Future – Beyond Food Security” The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia), 27 June – 1 July 2011. Oral communication.

       Participation at the workshop on ‘Conservation and sustainable exploitation of PGRFA: a toolkit for national strategy development’ Lyme Regis (United Kingdom), 17–18 March 2011. Oral communication.       

       Participationat the Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology (Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie e.V. – gtö) “Status and Future of Tropical Biodiversity” Frankfurt (Germany), 21-24 February 2011. Oral communication.

       Participation at the first international workshop “From dry Kalahary to wet Normandy: «Revival plants from southern Africa in the era of global warming». Rouen (France), 3-4 February 2011. Oral communication.

       Participation at the 12th Scientific Week of the AUF-BIOVEG Network. Cluj-Napoca (Roumania); 27-29 September 2010

       Participation at the 5th Agriculture Science Week and FARA General Assembly. Ouagadougou (Burkina-Faso), 19-24 July 2010

       Participation at the 10th AUF-BIOVEG Regional Scientific Meeting on: “biotechnologies et valorisation du patrimoine végétal sous-exploité en zone sahélienne et soudano-sahélienne”. Dakar (Sénégal), 10-13 Novembre 2009.

 

       Participation at the Rothamsted International Alumni Workshop. Cape Town (South Africa), 2-3 October 2009.

 

       Participation to the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry. Nairobi (Kenya), 22-28 August 2009.

 

       Participation at the ANAFE/ICRAF board meeting. Accra (Ghana), 02-07 August 2009.

 

       Participation at the Symposium of African Botany. Brussels, ULB-Brussels-Belgium, 27 March 2009.

 

       Participation at the FAO sub-regional workshop on the preparation of a report on the state of the world’s forest genetic resources. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 20-21February 2009.

 

       Participation at the Regional workshop on local food tree species fr nutrition, poverty and biodiversity conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 23-26 February 2009.

 

       Participation at DADOBAT Project (EU/ FP 6–2004-Inco Dev – 3) second annual meeting: Sally & Thiès, Senegal, 03-07 November 2008.

 

       Participation at CTA annual seminar 2008 “the implications of global climate change for sustainable agricultural production systems in ACP countries: getting information and communication strategies right”, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 26 – 31 October 2008.

 

       Participation at the IUCN World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 5-14 October 2008.

 

       Participation at the SUN Regional Workshop “harmonisation des méthodes de relevé de la flore et de la végétationNiamey, Niger, 4-10 August 2008.

 

       Participation at the 11th International Congress of Ethnobiology, Cusco, Peru, 25-30 June 2008.

 

       Participation at the Plant Research FBW MEETING 2008, University of Gent, Belgium, 30 May 2008.

 

       Participation at the International Symposium “Underutilized Plant Species for food, nutrition, income and sustainable development” Arusha, Tanzania, 3-7 March 2008.

 

       Participation at the 5th international conference on new crops and uses; Southampton, United Kingdom; 3 – 4 September 2007.

 

       Participation at the 10th international African Symposium on Small Mammal (ASMS);  International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Cotonou, Benin : 20 – 25 August 2007.

       Participation at DADOBAT Project (EU/ FP 6–2004-Inco Dev– 3) kick-off-meeting: 18-24; Sally & Thiès, Senegal.

 

       Participation at the second meeting of the SAFORGEN Working Group on Forest Trees Species. Cotonou, Benin, 11-13 December 2007

 

       Participation at DADOBAT Project (EU/ FP 6–2004-Inco Dev – 3) first annual meeting: 16-26, November 2007; Bamako, Mali.

 

       Participation at the 5th European Conference on Ecological Restoration; Greifswald, Germany; 21 – 25 August 2006

       Participation at the Africa Symposium ‘Does the export of agricultural products bring more development to Africa?’ organized by Oxfam Wereldwinkels. Brussels, Belgium.  29th april 2006.

 

       Participation at the Global Partnership for Plant Conservation (GPPC) hosted by National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland, 22 – 25 October 2005.

 

       Participation at the International Congress of Ethnobotany (ICEB 2005). Yaditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. 20 – 26 august 2005

 

       Participation at the African Regional Expert Course in Plant Conservation Strategies; Makerere University in Kampala / Uganda. 8 – 23 of November 2004.

 

       Participation at the CORAF Conference for West and Central Africa on Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security. IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria,  26-30 April 2004.

 

       Participation at the ‘African Global Mammal Assessment’ (GMA) and International Union for Nature Conservation (IUCN) Workshop hosted by Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and taking place in London, United Kingdom :   25 – 31 january 2004.

 

       Ministerial conference on African Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (AFLEG) taking place at Yaoundé (Cameroon), 13-16 october 2003.

 

       Participation at the 9th international African symposium on small mammal hosted by  Pest Management Center / Sokoine University of Agriculture in  MOROGORO, Tanzania: 14 – 18 July 2003.

 

       Participation at the regional meeting on management of west African’s protected areas hosted by the Laboratory of Applied Ecology at the Faculty of agronomical Sciences of University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin) taking place in Parakou, Benin from 14 – 19 avril 2003.

 

       Participation at the civil society meeting’s on African Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (AFLEG) hosted by UICN/BRAO and taking place in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso from 6 to 7 March 2003.

 

       Participation at the international workshop on mammalogy organized conjointly by « Réseau Rongeur et Environnement » (Beninese NGO) and The Netherlands Group for Mammal conservation (The Netherlands’ NGO). Abomey-Calavi – Benin: 30 october – 19 november 2002.

 

       Participation at the international conference on integrated management of natural dry forests in the African’s tropical zones. Parakou, Benin: 25-29 June 2001.

 

       Participation at the meeting on the strategies for sustainable management of protected areas,  Possotomè, Benin, 15-17 may 2001.

       Participation at the workshop on Benin’s national program of biodiversity management and conservation, Cotonou, Benin, January 2001.

 

 
REFERENCES

 

 

1. Prof. Dr. Ir. Brice SINSIN

 

Natural Resource Conservation
Rector / University of Abomey-Calavi,
Republic of Benin
01 BP 526 Cotonou, Bénin
Phone:
+229 90026857 / + 229 97016136 / +229 21360074
FAX:
+229 21303084
email:
bsinsin@gmail.com : brice.sinsin@fsa.uac.bj
www.leabenin-fsauac.net

 

 

2. Prof. Dr. Ir. Patrick VAN DAMME

Director of Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Ethnobotany, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ghent University.

Coupure Links 653, B-9000, Ghent, Belgium;

Phone : +32 9 264 6080

Fax :  +32 9 2646241

E-mail: Patrick.VanDamme@ugent.be