FANDOHAN A. Belarmain

Laboratory of Applied Ecology,
Faculty of Agronomic Sciences
University of Abomey Calavi
01 Po Box 526 Cotonou, Benin
Office: (229) 95760933
Lab: (229) 21303084
Fax: (229) 21303084
email: bfandohan@gmail.com

EDUCATION

PhD Candidate, University of Abomey Calavi, 2007, Major: Agronomy

Master of Science, University of Abomey Calavi, 2007, Major: Natural Resources Management

Bachelor Degree, University of Abomey Calavi, 2005, Major: General Agronomy
Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Abomey Calavi, 2006, Major: Forestry and Agronomy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, Laboratory of Applied Ecology, University of Abomey Calavi, 2007-present

Teaching Assistant, Laboratory of Applied Ecology, University of Abomey Calavi, 2009-present

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

International Union of Forest Research Organizations

Society for Conservation Biology

International Network on Indigenous Fruit Tree species

Society for Economic Botany

British Ecological Society

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation

IUCN-SSC Crop Wild Relative Specialist Group

CURRENT RESEARCH

Ethnobotany, ecological genetics, niche modeling and demography of Tamarindus indica L. (Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae)

PAST RESEARCH

Abundance and structure of indigenous multipurpose species in Benin: Afzelia africana, Burkia africana, Lannea barteri, Lophira lanceolata, Maranthes polyandra, Parkia biglobosa, Uapaca togoensis

Viability of Anogeissus leicarpa populations subjected to human pressure

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Fandohan B, Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï R, Sinsin B (2010) Effectiveness of a protected areas network in the conservation of Tamarindus indica L. (Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae) in Benin. African Journal of Ecology Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2010.01228.x.
  2. Fandohan B, Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï R, Kyndt T, De Caluwé E, Codjia JTC, Sinsin B (2010) Women’s traditional knowledge, use value and the contribution of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) to rural households’ cash income. Economic Botany 64(3) 248-259. DOI: 10.1007/s12231-010-9123-2.
  3. Fandohan B, Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï R, Kyndt T, Sinsin B (2010) Quantitative morphological descriptors confirm traditionally classified morphotypes of Tamarindus indica L. fruits. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution DOI 10.1007/s10722-010-9575-3.
  4. Fandohan AB, Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï RL, Sinsin B, Van Damme P (2010) Impact of habitat type on the conservation status of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) populations in the W National Park of Benin. Fruits 65 (1): 11-19.
  5. Fandohan B, Assogbadjo AE, 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.
  6. Fandohan B, Assogbadjo AE, Glèlè Kakaï R, Sinsin B. Geographical distribution, tree density and fruit production of Tamarindus indica L. (Caesalpinioideae) in three ecological regions of Benin. Fruits (in press).
  7. Fandohan B, Glèlè-Kakaï R., Sinsin B, Pelz D (2008) Caractérisation dendrométrique et spatiale de trois essences ligneuses médicinales dans la forêt classée de Wari Maro au Benin. Revue Ivoirienne des Sciences et Technologies 12: 173-186.