NOBIME Georges

Laboratory of Applied Ecology Faculty of Agronomic Sciences University of Abomey-Calavi Po Box 01 526 Cotonou, Bénin Office: (+229) 21303084 Cell phone: (+229) 97602904 Fax: (+229) 21303084 Email: gnobime@gmail.com; gnobime@yahoo.fr EDUCATION

  • Ph. D., University of Abomey-Calavi, Environmental Management, 2012
  • Post Graduate Diploma, University of Abomey-Calavi, Major: Environmental Management, 2002
  • Master of Science, University of Abomey-Calavi, Major: Ecosystems dynamic and space management, 1994
  • Bachelor Degree, University of Abomey-Calavi, Major: Geography, 1991
  • High School Diploma, Lycée Houffon Abomey (Benin), Major: Mathematics and Physics, 1986

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Project Responsible, Conservation of red-bellied monkey in the lower valley of Ouémé. January 2001-February 2003.
  • Program Coordinator, Biodiversity and Cultures of Benin, Nonprofit Organization CERGET (www.bc-benin.org)
  • Research Assistant, Laboratory of Applied Ecology, University of Abomey-Calavi
  • Expert in Primate monitoring
  • Inventory and animal population assessment

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • International Primate Protection League
  • International Primatological Society
  • Conservation Through Public Health

CURRENT RESEARCH

  • Study on the primates way of life in the Bassila region (North Benin)
  • Study on the red-bellied monkey (Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster) in the region Adjohoun (South Benin).
  • Research on the ecology and ethology of the red-bellied monkey (Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster) in the Lama Reserve forest, Lokoli swamp forest and Valley of Ouémé (Benin).

PAST RESEARCH

  • Study on primate lifestyles in the Bassila region (Northern Benin)
  • Study of the red-bellied monkey (Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster) in the Adjohoun region (Southern Benin).
  • Research on the ecology and ethology of the red-bellied monkey (Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster) in the Lama reserve forest, Lokoli swamp forest and Valley of Ouémé.

HONOR AND AWARDS 2009 – Participation in the 22nd conference of the Francophone Society of Primatology (SFDP), Liège (Belgium) from 21 to 23 October. 2009 – Participation in the census of wildlife in Zogbodomey, Djidja and Savalou ranch on behalf of the Communty Forest Management Project (PAGEFCOM). 2006 – Participation in the 21 st congress of the International Primatological Society (IPS), Entebbe Uganda from 26 to 30 June 2004 – CI (International Conservation): Follow the red-bellied monkey habitats in southern Benin. 2003 – CEPA (Conservation of Species and Animal Populations): Study of ecological and ethological factors critical for the conservation of red-bellied monkey in Benin, 2001 – PSGB  (Primate Society of Great Britain): The collection of ecological data on the red-bellied monkey in the forest of the Lama. PUBLICATIONS

  1. NOBIME G., SINSIN B., and LERNOULD J. 2009. Ecological factors determining the distribution of the red-bellied guenon Cercopithecus e. erythrogaster in Benin and Togo. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 3(3): 606-611.
  2. NOBIME G., GAOUE O. G. and SINSIN B., 2008. Distribution of primate species in Benin and ethnozoology. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 2(3) : 346-354.
  3. NOBIME G. & SINSIN B., 2007. Diversity of primates in the Lama forest reserve (Benin) In: Fournier A., Sinsin B., & Mensah A.G., 2007. What protected areas for the West Africa? Memorendum of the International Seminar on the development and management of protected areas in West Africa. pp 247-255. Ed. IRD, ISBN 978 2 7099 1634 9; ISSN 0767 2896
  4. KASSA B., NOBIME G., HANON L., ASSOGBADJO A.E. & SINSIN B. 2007. Habitat characteristics of red-bellied monkey (Cercopithecus e. erythrogaster) in southern Benin. Proceedings In: Fournier A., Sinsin B., & Mensah A.G., (2007). What protected areas for the West Africa? Memorendum of the International Seminar on the development and management of protected areas in West Africa. pp 262-271. Ed. IRD, ISBN 978 2 7099 1634 9; ISSN 0767 2896.
  5. NOBIME G., and SINSIN B., 2005.  The survival of Redbelly monkey Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster, a endemic and threatened primate of Benin CEPA Magazine Numéro 12 : 4-7, France
  6. NOBIME G., & SINSIN B., 2003. Survival strategies of the red-bellied monkey (Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster) in the Lama forest reserve in Benin. Biogeographica 79 (4) : 153-166.
  7. NOBIME G., and SINSIN B., 2002. Biodiversity conservation in Benin: case of red-bellied monkey (Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster) Zinkaka. Proceedings of the Workshop-Seminar on Biodiversity and mammalogy Abomey-Calavi/Benin30/10 – 18/11/2002 :111-115
  8. SINSIN B., NOBIME G., TEHOU A., BEKHUIS P. and TCHIBOZO S. 2002. Past and present distribution of the red-bellied monkey Cercopithecus erythrogaster erythrogaster in Benin. Folia Primatologica 73:116-123.