Kpera Nathalie

KPERA Gnanki Nathalie

Researcher at the National Agricultural Research Institute of Benin (INRAB) & Reseacher associate at the Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences /University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin (LEA/FSA/UAC)

01 B.P. 1915 Abomey Calavi – Bénin

Tél. (229) 66372793

Fax (229) 21 30 30 84

E-Mail : nathaliekpera@gmail.com

 FIELDS OF INTEREST

  • Sustainable management of aquatic ecosystem services
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Parks, forests and wildlife management
  • Endogenous and local knowledge in Natural Resources Management
  • Conflict management in Natural Resources
  • Communication and agricultural system of innovation in agriculture
  • Non timber forest resources management (plants and animals)
  • Farming of non-conventional animal species for food (grasscutter, crabs, snails, crocodiles, snake)
  • Monographic of biodiversity
  • Food, nutrition and food security

EDUCATION

  • PhD, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2015, Major: Animal Sciences & Social sciences
  • , University of Abomey Calavi, Benin, 2008, Major: Natural Resources Management
  • Certificate in Parks and Wildlife Management, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, 2006, Major: Parks and Wildlife Management
  • Certificate in Parks and Wildlife Management, Garoua Wildlife School, Cameroon, 2006, Major: Parks and Wildlife Management
  • Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi, Bénin, 2002, Major: Natural Resources Management (Forest, Wildlife, Water, Fishery and Aquatic Ecosystem Management)
  • Bachelor, University of Abomey-Calavi, Bénin, 2001, Major: Agronomic Sciences
  • Baccalaureate, Benin, 1997, Major: Biology, Physics, Mathematics, French, English

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Research Assistant / Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences /University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin (LEA/FSA/UAC), 2002–2009
  • Research Associate / Laboratory of Applied Ecology Laboratory, Faculty Agricultural Sciences /University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin (LEA/FSA/UAC), 2009–present
  • Researcher Assistant / National Agricultural Research Institute of Benin (INRAB): 2008–2015 (Head of Communication and Documentary Unit)
  • Researcher at National Agricultural Research Institute of Benin (INRAB): 2015–present (Head of Planing Monitoring and Evaluation at the Scientific Direction)

THESIS

  • Kpéra, G.N., 2015. Understanding complexity in managing agro-pastoral dams ecosystem services in Northern Benin. PhD Thesis, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 201p. ISBN: 978-94-6257-505-9.
  • Kpéra, G.N., 2008. Status of crocodiles and influence of water quality in crocodile distribution in the W Biosphere Reserve in Benin, MSc. Thesis, University of Abomey Calavi, Bénin. 66 p.
  • Kpéra, G.N., 2002. Invading of agro-pastoral dams by crocodiles in northern Benin, Thesis of Agricultural Engineering Degree, University of Abomey Calavi, Bénin. 91 p.

PUBLICATIONS

Papers

  • Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, G.A., Aarts, N., van der Zijpp, A.J., 2016. Water quality as an indicator of the health status of agro-pastoral dams’ ecosystems in Benin: An ecosystem services study. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 19:4, 441-451.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14634988.2016.1257896.

  • Kpéra, G.N., Aarts, N., Tossou, R.C., Mensah, G.A., Saïdou, A., Kossou, D.K., Sinsin, A.B., van der Zijpp, A.J., 2014. ‘A pond with crocodiles never dries up’: a frame analysis of human–crocodile relationships in agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 12, 316–333. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14735903.2014.909637
  • Kpéra, G.N., Aarts, N., Saïdou, A., Tossou, R.C., Eilers, C.H.A.M., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B.A., Kossou, D.K., van der Zijpp, A.J., 2012. Management of agro-pastoral dams in Benin: stakeholders, institutions and rehabilitation research. Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences 60–63, 79–90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.njas.2012.06.011
  • Phillipe, M.A.B.A., Toléba, P., Aboh, A.B., Pomalegni, S.C.B., Mensah, S.E.P., Kpéra, G.N., Farougou, S., Mensah, G.A., 2012. Efficacité de Jatropha multifida dans le traitement des blessures externes des aulacodes (Thryonomys swinderianus) d’élevage. Bulletin de la Recherche Agricole du Bénin, 31-37.

Print ISSN: 1025-2355 & Online ISSN: 1840-7099. http://www.slire.net, http://www.inrab.org

  • Toléba, S.S., Mensah, G.A., Zougou, C.G.T., Codjo, B., Kpéra, G.N., Pomalégni, S.C.B., 2007. Inventaire des ingrédients alimentaires simples et composés utilisés pour nourrir l’aulacode d’élevage au sud et au centre du Bénin. Bulletin de la Recherche Agricole du Bénin. 57, 1-7.

Print ISSN: 1025-2355 & Online ISSN: 1840-7099. http://www.slire.net, http://www.inrab.org

  • Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B., 2004. Utilisation des produits et sous-produits de crocodiles en médecine traditionnelle au Bénin. Bulletin de la Recherche Agricole du Bénin 44 : 1-12.

http://www.slire.net/download/801/article1_brab-44-2004_kp_ra_et_al_utilisation-produits_sous-produits-crocodile-m_decine.pdf http://www.slire.net, http://www.inrab.org

  • Kpéra, G.N., 2003. Note on crocodiles in Benin. Crocodiles Specialist Group/IUCN SSC Newsletter 22:1, 3–4.

Book Chapters

  • Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B., 2011. Crocodiles. In: Neuenschwander P., Sinsin B. & Goergen G., (Eds.). Nature Conservation in West Africa: Red List for Benin. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria. ISBN: 978-978-49796-9-6. http://www.iita.org. 157-163.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Sinsin, B., 2010. Crocodiles. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., (Eds.). Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa, Tome/Volume I, Bénin, BIOTA. Cotonou & Frankfurt/Main, ISBN 978-3-9813933-0-9, hardcover & ISBN 978-3-9813933-3-0, paperback. 398–403.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Sinsin, B., 2010. Monitors. In: Sinsin B. & Kampmann D., (Eds.). Biodiversity Atlas of West Africa, Tome/Volume I, Bénin, BIOTA. Cotonou & Frankfurt/Main, ISBN 978-3-9813933-0-9, hardcover & ISBN 978-3-9813933-3-0, paperback. 404–408.
  • Kpéra, G.N., 2009. Crocodiles. In: P. Triplet (Ed.) Manuel de gestion des aires protégées d’Afrique francophone, 909–913. Paris, Awely, Ministère de l’Ecologie. HAL Id: hal-00669157. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00669157.

Documentary films

  • Kpéra, G.N., Toudonou, C.A.S., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B.A, 2015. Holy animals in Benin. 52’. Director: Robert ISENI. Paranda films production, France.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, G.A, 2008. Love for outcasts: Crocodiles in Benin. 23’. Directory: Idrissa GUIRO. AB production, France.

Seminars, Workshops and Conferences

  • Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, G.A., Aarts, M.N.C., Tossou, C.R., Van der Zijpp, A.J., 2016. Innovation platform as a conducive space for reducing human-crocodile conflicts in agro-pastoral dams in Benin. In: IUCN (Ed). Proceedings of the 24th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group Skukuza, South Africa, 23-26 May 2016. 42-52.
  • Hèdégbètan, G.C., Martin, D., Kpéra, G.N., Tchankpan, C.M., Martin, S., Shirley, M.H., 2016. Community-based crocodile conservation in the Sitatunga Natural Valley Reserve in Benin. In: IUCN (Ed). Proceedings of the 24th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group Skukuza, South Africa, 23-26 May 2016. 182-185.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Aarts, N., Tossou, R.C., Mensah, G.A., Saïdou, A., Kossou, D.K., Sinsin, A.B., Van der Zijpp, A.J., 2013. How institutions shape human-crocodile interactions: a framing analysis for improving agro-pastoral dam management in northern Benin. In: van Huis, A., Hounkonnou, D., Youdeowei, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Convergence of Sciences (CoS-SIS) Programme International Workshop Elmina, Ghana, 22-26, October 2012. 53-60.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Saïdou, A., Aarts, N., Tossou, C.R., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B.A., Kossou, D.K., Van der Zijpp, A.J., 2012. Improving water resources management in agro-pastoral dams in northern Benin. In: van Huis, A., Röling, N., Hounkonnou, D., Youdeowei, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the CoS-SIS Cotonou Workshop June 24-29, 2012. Reflection and Anticipation: Opportunities created by the CoS-SIS Programme. 13-19.
  • Saïdou, A., Totin, E., Kpéra, G.N., Kossou, D., 2012. Institutional Experiment on the rice value chain in southern. In: van Huis, A., Röling, N., Hounkonnou, D., Youdeowei, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the CoS-SIS Cotonou Workshop June 24-29, 2012. Reflection and Anticipation: Opportunities created by the CoS-SIS Programme. 58-60.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Sègnon, A.C., Saïdou, A., Kossou, D.K., 2012. Barriers and opportunities for vegetable production around agro-pastoral dams in northern Benin: results of a diagnostic study. In: Conseil Scientifique de l’Université d’Abomey-Calavi (Ed.) Actes du Troisième Colloque des Sciences, Cultures, et Technologies de l’UAC-Bénin, du 6 au 10 Juin 2011. Volume III, 381–401. ISSN 1840-5851 Edition Décembre 2012.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Saïdou, A., Eilers, K., Mensah, G.A., Aarts, N., Tossou, R., Van der Zijpp, A.J., SINSIN, B., 2011. Agro-pastoral dam use and management in relation to the presence of crocodiles in northern Bénin: technical and institutional constraints and opportunities. In: van Huis, A., Röling, N., Youdeowei, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the CoS-SIS Cotonou, Benin, Workshop, 26–29 October. 2010. Accra, Ghana, Qualitype, 9–26.
  • Saïdou, A., Kpéra, G.N, Totin, G.G.E., 2011. Enabling system innovation: the CIG as a network of stakeholders to address institutional constraints in water management in Benin. In: van Huis, A., Röling, N., Youdeowei, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the CoS-SIS Cotonou, Benin, Workshop, 26–29 October 2010. Accra, Ghana, Qualitype, 109–112.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Saïdou, A., Eilers, C.H.A.M., Tossou, C.R., Mensah, G.A., Aarts, N., Sinsin B.A., Van der Zijpp A., 2011. Institutional changes in agro-pastoral dams water resources management in northern Bénin. In: van Huis, A., Röling, N., Youdeowei, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the CoS-SIS Bamako, Mali, Workshop, 25–28 October 2011, 30–34.
  • Saïdou, A., Totin, E., Kpéra G.N., Kossou, D., 2011. Progress made by the Concertation and Innovation Groups in addressing institutional constraints in water management in Benin. In: van Huis, A., Röling, N., Youdeowei, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the CoS-SIS Bamako, Mali, Workshop, 25–28 October 2011, 76–79.
  • Pomalégni, S.C.B., Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B.A., 2010. Point de la préservation et de la gestion des crocodiles au Bénin. Crocodiles. In: IUCN (Ed.). Crocodiles. Actes du 2ème Congrès du Groupe des Spécialistes en crocodiles sur la promotion et la conservation des crocodiliens en Afrique de l’Ouest, Ranching de Nazinga, Burkina Faso, 2–6 mars. Gland, Suisse, 128–131.
  • Kpéra G.N., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B.A., Tossou, R., Eilers, K., Van der Zijpp, A., Aarts, N., 2010. Human–crocodile interaction: empowerment of local people to deal with crocodiles around agro-pastoral dams in northern Benin. In: IUCN (Ed.). Crocodiles. Actes du 2è Congrès du Groupe des Spécialistes des Crocodiles: promotion et la conservation des crocodiliens en Afrique de l’Ouest, Ranching de Nazinga, Burkina Faso, 2–6 mars. Gland, Suisse, 135–144.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Pomalégni, C., Oyo, P., Mensah, G.A., 2010. Appui du programme élevage des espèces animales non-conventionnelles au projet d’élevage des crocodiles au Congo. In: UICN (Ed.), Crocodiles. Actes du 2è Congrès du Groupe des Spécialistes des Crocodiles: promotion et la conservation des crocodiliens en Afrique de l’Ouest, Ranching de Nazinga, Burkina Faso, 2–6 mars. Gland, Suisse, 211–219.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Pomalégni, S.C.B., Mensah, G.A., Sinsin, B.A., 2010. Statut des crocodiles et influence des facteurs physico-chimiques de l’eau sur la répartition des crocodiles dans la Réserve de Biosphère Transfrontalière du ‘W’ du Bénin. In: IUCN (Ed.) Crocodiles. Actes du 2è Congrès du Groupe des Spécialistes des Crocodiles: promotion et la conservation des crocodiliens en Afrique de l’Ouest, Ranching de Nazinga, Burkina Faso, 2–6 mars. Gland, Suisse, 145–173.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Sinsin, B., Mensah, G.A., 2009. Rapport national sur la préservation et gestion des crocodiles. In: IUCN (Ed.), Proceeding of 1st Workshop of the West African Countries on Crocodilian Farming and Conservation, 13–15 November 2007, Tapoa, Parc regional du W, Niger, 13–18. http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/proceeding_congres_crocodile_tapoa.pdf
  • Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, G.A., Sabi Lolo Ilou, I.B., El Hadj Issa, A., 2009. Projet dans la Zone Cynégétique de la Djona : Elevage Pilote de (EPiCroco) à Tchoka, village riverain au parc W : phase préliminaire de mise en oeuvre. In: IUCN (Ed.), Proceeding of 1st Workshop of the West African Countries on Crocodilian Farming and Conservation, 13–15 November 2007, Tapoa, Parc regional du W, Niger,34–39. http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/proceeding_congres_crocodile_tapoa.pdf
  • Kpéra, G.N., Sinsin, B., Mensah, G.A., 2009. Endogenous conservation of wildlife faced to the trade of crocodile organs in traditional medicine purposes in Benin. In: IUCN (Ed.), Proceeding of 1st Workshop of the West African Countries on Crocodilian farming and conservation 13-15 November 2007, La Tapoa Regional Parc W, Niger, 40-53.

http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/proceeding_congres_crocodile_tapoa.pdf

  • Kpéra, G.N., Sinsin, B., Mensah, G.A., 2007. Mesures de conservation endogènes de la faune sauvage : cas des crocodiles du Bénin. In: Fournier, A., Sinsin, B., Mensah, G.A. (Eds.) 2007. Acte Séminaire régional sur l’aménagement et la gestion des aires protégées d’Afrique de l’Ouest. Quelles aires protégées pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest? Parakou (BENIN), 405-414. Editions IRD, France. ISBN 978-2-7099-1634-9 & ISSN 0767-2896.

SELECTED CONSULTATION WORKS AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Organization of the 18th session African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC) and the 2nd African Forestry and Wildlife Week (AFWW), Cotonou, Republic of Benin, 16 to 20 January 2012 – Organizer “ Food and Agriculture Organization for the United Nations (FAO)” (November 2011 – January 2012)
  • Project Leader- Enhancing the conservation of the West African Manatee (Trichechus senegalensis) in Benin
  • 2009-2015. Human and crocodile interaction around agro-pastoral dams in Northern Bénin
  • 2008. Project of alternative activities (crocodile farming) in the Hunting Zone of Ibolo-Koundoumou Fauna Reserve in Democratic Republic of Congo
  • 2008. Documentary film on crocodile conservation in non Protected Areas, Pendjari National Park and W National Park in Benin
  • Biology, eco-ethology, and uses of threatened species: Scorpio (Pandinus imperator), Monitors (Varanus niloticus, Varanus exanthematicus), Chameleo (Chameleo gracilis, Chameleo senegalensis) and turtles (Kinixys homeana, Kinixys bellinea ,Geochelone sulcata) in Benin
  • Status of crocodiles and how water physico-chemical characteristics influence crocodiles distribution in W Biosphere Reserve of Benin
  • 20 Analysis of the effects of tourism on HIV/ AIDS prevalence in W Biosphere Reserve of Benin
  • A Promotion project of grasscutter breeding for the local communities living around the Pendjari Biosphere Reserve in Benin as an alternative activity to poaching.
  • Research: Inventory and typology of crocodile farming in southern Benin
  • Project of alternative activities in Djona Hunting Zone: Experimental Breeding of crocodiles to Tchoka, a village bordering on the National Park of W in Benin
  • Research: Study of threatened animal species in Protected Areas (National Parks and Hunting Zones) in Benin
  • Study of indigenous conservation strategy of crocodile in Benin
  • Invading of water ponds and agro-pastoral dams by crocodiles in Northern Benin

Posters

  • Kpéra, G.N., Aarts, N., Mensah, G.A., Martin, S., Tossou, R.C., Sinsin, A.B., Van der Zipp, A.J., 2013. Living with crocodiles for sustainable use and management of agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin: a hope or a scope?. Poster presented at the 22nd Working Meeting of the IUCN – SSC Crocodile Specialist Group – World Crocodile Conference ‘Living with Crocodilians’, Sri Lanka, 20–23 May, 2013.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Saïdou, A., Eilers, C.H.A.M., Aarts, M.N.C., Sinsin, B., Mensah, G.A., Van der Zijpp, A., 2010. Human–crocodile interaction around agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin. NPT-146/NUFFIC Workshop, Cotonou, 5–7 October 2010.

Technical notes

  • Kpéra, G.N., Ahouansou Montcho, S., Mensah, G.A., Aarts, N., van der Zijpp, A.J., 2016. Diversité des poissons dans les retenues d’hydraulique pastorale au Nord du Bénin. Dépôt légal N° DI 8505 du 04/02/16, 1er trimestre 2016, Bibliothèque Nationale (BN) du Bénin. – ISBN : 978-99919-2-081-8.
  • Kpéra, G.N., Pomalégni, S.C.B, Saïdou, A., Tossou, R.C., Aarts, N., van der Zijpp, A.J., 2016. Fiche technique : Gestion des retenues d’hydraulique pastorale au Nord du Bénin: défis et perspectives. Dépôt légal N° DI 8506 du 04/02/16, 1er trimestre 2016, Bibliothèque Nationale (BN) du Bénin. – ISBN : 978-99919-2-082-5.
  • Pomalégni, S.C.B, Kpéra, G.N., Adégbola, Y.P., Kingueleoua, K.C., Mensah, G.A., 2016. Fiche technique : Valorisation des tubercules de haricot igname (Pachyrhizus erosus var EC KEW) dans l’alimentation des escargots géants africains (Achatina achatina). Dépôt légal N° DI 8507 du 04/02/16, 1er trimestre 2016, Bibliothèque Nationale (BN) du Bénin. – ISBN : 978-99919-2-083-2.
  • Pomalégni, S.C.B, Kpéra, G.N., Adégbola, Y.P., Anato, M.M.A., Mensah, G.A., 2016. Fiche technique : Comportement alimentaires des aulacodes d’élevage (Thryonomys swinderianus) nourris avec des tubercules de haricot igname (Pachyrhisus erosus). 2016. Dépôt légal N° DI 8508 du 04/02/16, 1er trimestre 2016, Bibliothèque Nationale (BN) du Bénin. – ISBN : 978-99919-2-084-9.
  • Dossou-Gbété, G.S.O, Pomalégni, S.C.B, Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, S.E.P., Noudéké, N., 2016. Fiche technique : Diagnostic de la Dermatophilose bovine. Dépôt légal N° DI 8509 du 04/02/16, 1er trimestre 2016, Bibliothèque Nationale (BN) du Bénin. – ISBN : 978-99919-2-085-6.
  • Dossou-Gbété, G.S.O, Pomalégni, S.C.B, Kpéra, G.N., Mensah, S.E.P., Noudéké, N., 2016. Fiche technique : Diagnostic de la tuberculose par la technique Intradermo Réaction Comparative (IDRC). Dépôt légal N° DI 8510 du 04/02/16, 1er trimestre 2016, Bibliothèque Nationale (BN) du Bénin. – ISBN : 978-99919-2-086-3.
  • Pomalégni, S.C.B, Kpéra, G.N., Guédou, M., Koudandé, O.D., Mensah, G.A., 2011. Fiche Technique: Transformation de la viande d’escargot géant Africain (Archachatina sp et Achatina sp). Dépôt légal No : 5116 du 05-04-2011, 2ème trimestre 2011. Bibliothèque Nationale (BN) du Bénin. ISBN 978-99919-387-1-4.

HONOR AND AWARDS

  • The Crocodile Specialist Group Chairman’s Encouragement Award Received in May 2016 in Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Appointed as Vice Chair for West and Central Africa Region for Crocodile Specialist Group of International Union for Nature Conservation (CSG/SSC/IUCN)
  • The Judith Zwartz Foundation subsidy (The Netherlands) for the PhD Thesis printing
  • Research Grant: IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group / Student Research Assistance Scheme. Topic: Crocodile habitat use and strategies to reduce human-crocodile-conflicts in agro-pastoral dams in northern Benin
  • Research Grant: Rufford Small Grant (RSG) for Nature Conservation, UK. Topic: Enhancing the conservation of the West African Manatee (Trichechus senegalensis) in Benin
  • Research Grant: PhD Grant by NUFFIC (Netherlands Universities Foundation for International Cooperation) / the Netherlands. Human-crocodile relationship around agro-pastoral dams in northern Benin.
  • Travel Grant, France Embassy in Benin for the participation to 2nd Workshop of Crocodile Specialist Group Crocodiles, 13-15 November, Niger
  • Research Grant: GTZ-AGRAN-BENIN/Agricultural Research Institute of Benin. Project: Grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) husbandry in Benin
  • Training Grant, Leiden University (The Netherlands) and Fauna School of Garoua (Cameroon) for “Park and Wildlife Management courses” and a study tour on Park and Wildlife Management in Kenya (Nairobi National Park and Emboseli National Park), in Tanzania (Lac Manyara National Park), Taranguire National Park, Ngorongo Conservation Area and Seregenti Biosphere Reserve) and Cameroon (Bouba-Djida National Park and Campo’ man National Park)
  • GTZ-AGRAN-BENIN/Agricultural Research Institute of Benin. Project: Indigenous Conservation of crocodiles as determinant factors for their survival in Northern Benin
  • 2002 and 2003. Research Grant by the Netherlands IUCN committee. Invading of water ponds and dams by crocodiles Northern Benin

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of World Commission on Protected Areas of World Union for Nature (WCPA/IUCN)
  • Vice Chair for West and Central Africa for Crocodile Specialist Group of Survival Species Commission (CSG/ SSC/IUCN)
  • Member of Convergence of Sciences-Strengthening Innovation System (CoS-SIS) in Benin, Ghana & Mali (cos-sis.org)

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • French (fluent in spoken and written)
  • English (fluent in spoken and written)

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Ability to carry out team-work with people from different cultural and professional backgrounds
  • Capacity for leadership and for working harmoniously in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, as a leader or a team player.

PROFILE

  • Motivated
  • Proactive
  • Curious

REFERENCES

  1. Prof. Dr M.N.C. Aarts

Professor of Communication and Change in Life Sciences Contexts,

Wageningen University

P.O. Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, The Netherlands

Email: noelle.aart@wur.nl

  1. Dr Matthew H. Shirley

Researcher/Rare Species Conservatory Foundation, USA

West and Central Regional Chair for Crocodile Specialist Group of International Union for Nature Conservation (CSG/SSC/IUCN)

P.O. Box 1371, Loxahatchee, FL 33470, USA

Email: mshirley@rarespecies.org

  1. Dr Ir Adandé Berlarmain FANDOHAN

Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Management

National Agricultural University of Porto Novo

01 BP 5996 Cotonou, Benin

Email: bfandohan@gmail.com

belarmain_fandohan@uakbenin.org

  1. Prof Dr A.J. van der Zijpp

Emeritus Professor of Animal Production Systems, Wageningen University

P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands,

Email: Akke.vanderZijpp@hotmail.com

     5. Prof Dr Brice Sinsin

Professor of Applied Ecology, University of Abomey Calavi

01 BP: 526 Cotonou, Benin

Email: bsinsin@gmail.com

 

KPERA Gnanki Nathalie