Dr. Amahowe Ogoudje Isidore

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:24
Wildlife and Protected Areas Management, Sustainable Forest management, Project Planning ,
Implementation, Monitoring and Assessment, Predictive and quantitative Ecology, Statistical
analysis and modelling, Assessment of Protected area effectiveness management, Geographical
Information System (GIS), Database creation and management, Environment evaluation,
Conflict resolution, Lobbying and advocacy for nature conservation, administration and
financial management of project, Multidisciplinary team leading, Designing scientific Research
project, data collection, Reporting, implication for conservation and scientific publication.
Institution information

Department of forest planning, monitoring and assessment at Regional Forest office of Lokossa.
Southern-Western Region of Benin.

Civic and professional organizations
  • Word Commission of Protected Area (WCPA-UICN)
  • Global Transboundary Protected Area Network (TBPA)
  • Laboratory of Study and Flores Research (LERF)
  • Laboratory of Ecology and Plant Biology (LEB)
  • West African Network of Forest Biomass Estimation
  • Population Dynamic Expert Group
  • Laboratory of Research and Fishing and wildlife training (LaRFPF). Rural Development Institute (IDR) Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso. Burkina Faso.
Educational background
  • PhD in Forestry (The highest distinction with congratulations), University of Parakou. Benin. Defended on 14th December 2017
  • Master of Science, Wildlife Population Analysis and Dynamic. Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina-Faso. Best Distinction (16.23/20) 2010
  • Master of Art, Protected Areas Management and Assessment. International Institute of Environment and Water Engineering (2IE), Burkina Faso. Best Distinction (16.67/20). 2009
  • Bachelor of Science: Forest ecology and Environmental Management. Polytechnics School of Abomey-Calavi. University of Abomey-Calavi, Bénin. Distinction (14.99/20). 2003
  • University Degree in Sociology-Anthropology. Faculty of Letters, Arts and Human Science (FLASH). University of Abomey-Calavi. 2002.
Featured publications
  1. Amahowe O. I., Azihou A. F., Armand, N. K., Biaou S. H., Séverin B., Dieu-Donné, A., & Salomon, B. 2018a. Constraints of seedling survival and recruitment under adult tree of a multi-
  2. use species Afzelia africana Sm and Pers in Sudanian region of Benin (West Africa). Agroforestry Systems, 93(3), 1147-1156.
  3. Amahowe O. I, Gaoue, O., Natta A., Piponiot C., Zobi, I.C., Hérault, B. 2018b. Functional traits partially mediate the effects of chronic anthropogenic disturbance on the growth of a tropical tree. AoB Plants 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2015.02. 007
  4. Djagoun C.A.M.S. D., Sogbohossou E. A., Kassa B., Akpona H. A., Amahowe I. O., Djagoun J., and Sinsin B. 2018. Trade In primate species for medicinal purposes Implications for Conservation. Traffic Bulletin Vol. 30 No. 2.
  5. Amahowe O. I., Biaou S. S. H., Natta A. K., Balagueman O. R. 2017a. Multiple disturbance patterns and population structure of a tropical tree species, Afzelia africana (Leguminosea– Caesalpinioideae), in two contrasting bioclimatic zones of the Republic of Benin. Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science. DOI:10.2989/20702620.2016.1274940
  6. Amahowe O. I., Natta A. K., Biaou S. S. H.  2017b. Knowledge of Afzelia africana Sm &
  7. Pers (Fabaceae) and importance of functional traits measurement. Bulletin de la Recherche
  8. Agronomique du Bénin (BRAB) Numéro spécial Écologie Appliquée, Flore & Faune (EAFF) BRAB en ligne (on line) sur les sites web http://www.slire.net&http://www.inrab.org
  9. Amahowe O. I., Biaou S. S. H., Balagueman R. O., & Natta A. K. 2016. Functional traits variation of Afzelia africana Sm & Pers across ontogenetic and light gradients: Implication for plant adaptive strategy in Benin (West Africa). Sciences de la vie, de la terre et agronomie, 4(1).
  10. Biaou S. S. H., Moutouama J. K., Dan B. S. C. E., Amahowe O. I., Moutouama F. T., & Natta A.
  11. K. E.2017. Uses of Haematostaphis barteri Hook. f. among the Waaba and Btammarib in NorthBenin and impact on the species vulnerability. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 9(5), 146-157. 
  12. Moutouama J. K.,Fandohan A. B., Biaou S. S. H. Amahowe O. I.,Moutouama F. T.and Natta A. K.2016. Potential climate change favored expansion of a range limited species, Haematostaphis barteri Hook f. Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development. 110(2): 397-411. DOI: 10.12895/jaeid.20162.516.
  13. Nago S.G.A., Amahowe O. I, Zannou O., Houessou L., Ahononga F., N’Séra P., Kouton M., Kidjo F., Sahilou S., Sinsin B. 2016. Diversité, abondance et densité des populations de faune dans la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari (Nord Bénin) Ann. UP, Série Sci. Nat. Agron. Vol.6 (No.1): 10-25
  14. Amahowé O.I., Houessou, G.L., Ashanti, S., Tehou, C.A.2013. Transboundary protected areas management: Experience from W-Arly-Pendjari parks in West Africa. Parks 19 (1): 1929.
  15. Amahowé I.O., Djossa, A.B., Adomou, A.C., Kabré, A.T., Sinsin, B. 2012. Vegetation structure and tree diversity in habitats exploited by elephants in Benin (West Africa). Journal of Applied Biosciences, 58: 4223-4233.
  16. Amahowé O.I., Ouédraogo, M., Lougbégnon, T. 2012. Analyse spatio-temporelle de la faune et des pressions anthropiques dans le ranch de gibier de Nazinga au Burkina Faso. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Science, 6(2): 613-627.
  17. Tehou, A.C., Amahowé, O.I., Mensah, G.A. 2012. Importance des aires protégées du complexe des parcs du W, d’Arly et de la Pendjari pour les communautés riveraines et le grand public en République du Bénin. Annales des Sciences Agronomiques 16 (2) : 235-249.
  18. Madohonan D. D., Djossa B. A., Amahowe O.I. 2015. Évaluation des potentialités apicoles et des connaissances locales des acteurs dans la Commune de Banikoara (Bénin). Editions universitaires. http://www.editions-ue.com/ pages : 72
Contact information

Address: BP 1967, Abomey - Calavi
Tel: +22997326013
Email: ogoudje.amahowe@gmail.com