Hugues Kossi Baimey

University of Parakou

Dr Hugues Baïmey (Assistant Professor in 2012 and Associate Professor in 2016) is currently working as a Lecturer and Researcher in the Faculty of Agronomy, University of Parakou, Benin. He has received a Master\'s Degree (2000) and a PhD (2006) in Nematology, respectively, at Ghent University, Belgium and at Pretoria University, South Africa. He works on both entomopathogenic and plant parasitic nematodes with focus on horticultural, root and tuber and cereal crops. Dr Baïmey has published 46 articles in Peer-reviewed journals, 35 abstracts and articles in proceedings. He is co-author of 2 books: “Searching for better methodologies for successful control of termites using entomopathogenic nematodes” (In: \Nematology - Concepts, Diagnosis and Control\, InTech Publisher, 2017) and “Integrated pest management in vegetable production: A guide for extension workers in West Africa” ( IITA, 2010). He has been a Director of Higher National School of Agricultural Sciences and Techniques, University of Parakou, Benin (2012-2016), a Principal Investigator of projects funded by the VLIR-UOS (2010-2014) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2015 - present) and a Director of projects funded by the Nuffic (2012-2016) and the DANIDA (2015-2016). He has worked for IITA, Cotonou Station (1995 – 2009), University of Alicante, Spain (2001), AfricaRice Cotonou station (2009-2011) and had collaborations with IRD Montpellier, France (2010-2016), Ghent University, Belgium (2010-2014), Oxfam Quebec NGO, Benin (2010), GERES NGO, Benin (2012-2014), eNema, Germany (2015 – present), CSIR-CRI and CRI-SARI, Ghana (2015 – present). He has received fellowships from VLIR-UOS (1999-2000), IITA (2002-2006), TWAS (2008-2009), BEST (2010-2014) for studies and research.

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