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Padonou Elie Antoine

Affiliateship: 2017 - 2021

Cohort 2

Country (Nationality)



Agricultural & Nutritional Sciences


Dr Padonou has background in Agronomy & Forestry and Natural Resources Management.  He is a lecture at National University of Agriculture in Benin.  His research ambition is advocated to give an efficient contribution to combat land degradation and desertification particularly bowalization. Using metadata on environment and vegetation combined with GIS and remote sensing, he is expecting to elucidate possible drivers, indicators and impact of bowalization at regional scale (West Africa). Up to now, he has published 17 scientific papers in recognized high-qualified journals and participated to more than 7 international conferences. He has been involved in UNDESERT project (EU FP7 243906), QualiTree (Danida research and development project) and got 5 grants & 3 awards. Dr. Elie Padonou is affiliated to (1) Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), (2) Restoration Ecology, (3) Laboratory of Applied Ecology and (4)CAPES NGO in Benin.