Dr. Florent Noulekoun

Country of current residence

South Korea

Current position

Research Professor

Current institute employer

Korea University

Since

2018

Website current institute

www.korea.ac.kr/mbshome/mbs/en/index.do

Awards

Ph.D. scholarship by the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL)

M.Sc. scholarship by the Transdisciplinary Training for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (TreccAfrica)

Professional memberships

African Good Governance Network (AGGN)

Skills

Land restoration, Ecology, Agro-ecology, Natural resources management

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Specialisation

Agro-ecology

Degrees / expertise

Agronomic Engineering Diploma in Landscaping and Natural resources management from the University of Abomey Calavi/Benin, M.Sc. in Agroecology and Sustainable Development from Mekelle University/Ethiopia, PhD candidate at Ecology and Natural Resources Management department of the Center for Development Research (ZEF)/Germany

Professional experience

Long-term and international work and research experience in natural resources management, especially in forestry and agroforestry, with the focus on the sustainable management of these land use options and a peculiar emphasis on their conservation and restoration through ecological processes in response to the current environment/climate changes.

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Asia Khamzina

Advisor at ZEF

Dr. John Lamers

2018

Noulekoun, F..  2018.  Sapling ecology and management in multi-species afforestation system on degraded cropland in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of Benin.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Noulekoun, F., A. Khamzina, J.B. Naab, K. Ni’matul, M. van Noordwijk and J.P.A. Lamers.  2018.  Climate Change Sensitivity of Multi-Species Afforestation in Semi-Arid Benin.  Suststainability, 10   : doi:10.3390/su10061931   .

2017

Chiemela, S.N, F. Noulekoun, A. Zenebe, N. Abadi and E. Birhane.  2017.  Transformation of degraded farmlands to agroforestry in Zongi Village, Ethiopia.  Agroforestry Systems, DOI: 10.1007/s10457-017-0076-7   . Further Information
Noulèkoun F., A. Khamzina, J. Naab, J.P.A. Lamers.  2017.  Biomass allocation in five semi-arid afforestation species is driven mainly by ontogeny rather than resource availability.  Annals of Forest Science , 74, doi:10.1007/s13595-017-0676-4   .
Noulèkoun F., J. Naab, J.P.A. Lamers, S. Baumert and A. Khamzina.  2017.  Sapling biomass allometry and carbon content in five afforestation species on marginal farmland in semi-arid Benin.  New Forests, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11056-017-9624-2   .
Noulèkoun F., Lamers J.P.A., Naab J., Khamzina A..  2017.  Shoot and root responses of woody species to silvicultural management for afforestation of degraded croplands in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of Benin.  Forest Ecology and Management, 385   : 254–263   . Further Information

2016

Noulekoun F., E. Birhane, S. Chude, A. Zenebe.  2016.  Characterization of Faidherbia albida (Del.) A. Chev. population in agroforestry parklands in the highlands of Northern Ethiopia: impact of conservation, environmental factors and human disturbances.  Agroforestry Systems, : 1-13   . Further Information
Noulekoun F., S. Chude, A. Zenebe and E. Birhane.  2016.  Climate Change Impacts on Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev. Distribution in Dry Lands of Ethiopia.  African Journal of Ecology, . Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads

ebc8_CV_Florent.pdf [PDF | 274.21KB]

Research themes
  • Governance
  • Governance and conflict
Research countries
  • Benin
Research projects

Afforestation for Rehabilitation of Degraded Cropland in the Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Northern Benin: Experimentation and Modeling

Working groups

WASCAL/ ZEF/ WP 3.2 recently changed to T 2.9

Professional experience

Long-term and international work and research experience in natural resources management, especially in forestry and agroforestry, with the focus on the sustainable management of these land use options and a peculiar emphasis on their conservation and restoration through ecological processes in response to the current environment/climate changes.

Degrees

Agronomic Engineering Diploma in Landscaping and Natural resources management from the University of Abomey Calavi/Benin, M.Sc. in Agroecology and Sustainable Development from Mekelle University/Ethiopia, PhD candidate at Ecology and Natural Resources Management department of the Center for Development Research (ZEF)/Germany

Expertise

Fields of expertise:- Natural resources management- Forestry and Agroforestry- Climate change

Funding institutions

WASCAL/ZEF/Uni-Bonn/BMBF

Contacts

Römerlager, Am Jesuitenhof 3, Bonn, 53117, Germany +49 15211412661 / +229 66257996

Research partners

WASCAL Competence Center, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso INRES, University of Bonn, Germany Wascal-Dassari Basin Coordination, Benin World Agroforestry Centre, Indonesia BUNASOLS, Burkina Faso

Research affiliation

Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management (ZEF c)/ University of Bonn

Doctoral research funded by

WASCAL/BMBF

Cooperation partners

World Agroforestry Centre, Indonesia

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Asia Khamzina

Advisor at ZEF

Dr. John Lamers

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

Office E-Mail:
florentnoulekoun(at)yahoo.fr