Chabi DjagounSenior Lecturer
Laboratory of Applied Ecology, University of Abomey-Calavi
Dr. Chabi A. M. Sylvestre DJAGOUN is a wildlife conservation ecologist with over than 10 years of professional experience in ecological research and conservation planning. He has completed his PhD degree at University of Abomey-Calavi in Benin since 2013 and specialized in the practical application of ecological and conservation science to wildlife resource management. From 2014 to 2015 he has conducted a post-doctoral research at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and a second one from 2016-2017 at the University of Rostock in Germany, funded by the prestigious Georg-Foster-Humboldt Fellowship. Dr. DJAGOUN is currently Senior Lecturer at University of Abomey-Calavi and has conducted different research projects funded by several small grants (Rufford Small Grant, International Foundation for Sciences, American Society of Primatologists Grant, etc) in wildlife ecology and conservation. His work experiences yielded to more than 20 peer-review articles both as first author or co-author, mainly in world class journals (PLoS One, Journal of Biogeography, Molecular Ecology, Mammalia, African Zoology, Mammal Study, Wildlife Biology, etc.). He has also been given the opportunity to present his works to more than 20 national and international conferences. He is also a member of several international associations including the World Commission of Protected Areas (WCPA). Because he has both research and real-regional conservation planning experience, Dr. DJAGOUN is nominated as young affiliate to The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) since 2014, but also coordinating the African Wildlife Conservation and Management Unit for the International Union of Forest Research Organization (UIFRO).
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