HOUNGBEDJI G. Mariano

Laboratory of Applied Ecology

Faculty of Agronomics Sciences

University of Abomey-Calavi

10 BP 266 Cotonou, Benin

Email: mhoungbedji@gmail.com

EDUCATION

DESS, University of Abomey-Calavi, 2010, Major: Fauna and Natural Resources Management

DIT, University of Abomey-Calavi, 2010, Major:  Environment Science

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Research Assistant, Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomics Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi (LEA/FSA/UAC), Benin, 2008 – Present.
  • Scientific Assistant, National Center of Fauna Reserves Management, Benin, 2006-2007

CURRENT RESEARCH

  • Ecology and distribution of the red-bellied guenon (Cercopithecus e. erythrogaster) in Southern Togo Diversity of primate species in the Dahomey Gap

PAST RESEARCH

  • Conservation state of the red-bellied guenon (Cercopithecus e. erythrogaster) in the depression of Tchi in southern Benin;
  • Diet floristic composition of the sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekei) in southern Benin.

TRAINING AND WORKSHOP

  • UICN/PAPACO/FOCOGAP Support for Travel, Accomodation and Participation in a  workshop on the management of ecotourism in the protected areas. Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso, 2010
  • UICN/PAPACO/FOCOGAP Support for Travel, Accomodation and Participation in a  workshop on the Geographical Information System applied to the protected area management. Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso, 2010
  • Conservation of the Species and Animal Populations (CEPA), Research Grant, Benin, 2009

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Houngbédji, M.G. Sinsin, B. and Mensah G.A., 2010. Conservation du cercopithèque à ventre roux (Cercopithecus e. erythrogaster) dans la dépression de Tchi au Sud Bénin. In Conservation des espèces et populations Animales. Mag. 22 : 8-11.