Dr. Isimemen Osemwegie

Research themes
  • Science Policy
  • Water resources (management)
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Biodiversity
Research countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria
  • Benin
  • Senegal
  • Gambia
  • Ivory Coast
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Togo
  • Liberia
  • Sierra Leone
Research projects

CABES - Capacity Development support for Biodiversity Experts in West, Central & East Afria 

WABES - West African Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services 

West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL)

Assessment of presence of mangrove vegetation on surface water quality: case of the Ebrie Lagoon, Côte d'Ivoire 


Working groups

ZEF Ethics Council


Aquatic Ecology & Coastal Zone management 


Osemwegie, I., Delgado, K.D.C., Arimiyaw, A.W., Kanneh, A.B., Todota, C.T., Faye, A. and Akinyemi, F.O..  2022.  Diagnostic analysis of the Canary Current System of West Africa: the need for a paradigm shift to proactive natural resource management.  Ocean and Coastal Research, 69   : 1 - 29   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Krug C.B., E. Sterling, T. Cadman, J. Geschke, P.F. Drummond de Castro, R, Schliep, I. Osemwegie, F.E. Muller-Karger and T. Maraseni.  2020.  Stakeholder participation in IPBES: connecting local environmental work with global decision making, Ecosystems and People.  16 (1)   : 197 - 211   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Osemwegie, I., Stumpp, C., Biemi, J., & Reichert, B..  2019.  Multi-tracer assessment of seasonal water source changes in coastal water systems along the southeastern coast of Ivory Coast (West Africa).  Hydrological Sciences Journal, .


Osemwegie I., Boko-Koiadia A.N..  2018.  Climate Variability and Water Availability in Riparian Rural Communities of the Ebrié Lagoon in Côte d’Ivoire.  In: Leal Filho W. (eds.): Handbook of Climate Change Resilience. Springer.  


Osemwegie, I. Niamien-Ebrottie, J., Kone, J.F., Ouattara, A., Biemi, J., & Reichert, B..  2017.  Characterization of Phytoplankton Assemblages in a Tropical Coastal Environment using Kohonen Self-Organizing Map..  African Journal of Ecology, 55(4)   : 487-499   .


Osemwegie, I., N’da Hyppolite, D., Stumpp, C., Reichert, B., & Biemi, J..  2016.  Mangrove Forest Characterization in Southeast Côte d’Ivoire.  Open Journal of Ecology, 6(3)   : 138-150   . (Open Access)  


Osemwegie, I., Oga, Y.M.S., Ahoussi, K.E., Koffi, Y.B., Kouassi, A.M., & Biémi, J.  2013.  Influence of Anthropogenic Activities of Groundwater from Hand Dug Wells within the Precarious Settlements of Southern Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: Case of the Slums of Anoumabo (Marcory) and Adjouffou (Port-Bouët).  Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 5(4)   : 427-439   . (Open Access)  

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Isimemen Osemwegie

Senior Researcher


Ecology and Natural Resources Management