Habiyaremye Muhashy, Dr. Professor F. (Francois)|
PhD in Science\Plant Ecology (with the Highest honour, 'Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB'), Specialist in Applied Natural Sciences and Eco-development. Laureate of the prizes E. De Wildeman (1996) of excellency in ecological research on the vegetation of Tropical Africa and Emile Laurent (2014) for the scientific promotion of the flora of this region. Author of 5 books, and 50 scientific articles of international rank on, among other subjects, environment assessments.
Main current and recent positions and responsabilities
At the Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences (RBINB):
Since 2007: - In charge of Capacity building to monitor habitats dynamics and Ecosystem services (ES) in protected areas in tropical Africa and of research mentorship on these topics; - Production of interface tools between academic knowledge and applications that are used to improve management of biodiversity and ES; -Training stakeholders in DRC, Burundi, Benin, according to the agreements between RBINS and the ‘Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN)', the ‘Office Burundais pour la Protection de l’Environnement, (OBPE)’, the 'Université d’Abomey - Calavi'. Four field missions of about 80 days in total are required yearly.
2005 -2006: Full time work on the 'Management of Geographical Information System for Protected Areas (SYGIAP)' in DRC, a contribution to the World Heritage of the UNESCO programmes.
At the « Université de Goma (UNIGOM), DRC »
Professor of Biogeography, Ecology applied to Agriculture, Plant Systematics;
UNIGOM's focal point in a consortium of seven universities including four from DR Congo and three from Canada (Université Laval, HEC Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal), collaborating in the programs of the Foundation of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development of Africa (BDA) (http://fondationbda.wixsite.com/label-bda) with a view to strengthening the capacity of Congolese universities to train new generations of students to set up enterprises turned to the production, processing and marketing of value-added plants.
Coordinator of the South component of the project of the Academy of Research and Higher Education (ARES) of the French Community of Belgium (2018-2022), to develop a value chain based on wild mushrooms in the Great Lakes Region Africa.
Recent main international consultancy in Africa
2016- In the framework of the UNDP at the OBPE: pointing out indicators and tools for the monitoring of biodiversity and threats in the Ruvubu and Kibira national parks, Burundi. Report 52p.
Scientist / researcher
Africa; Africa South of Sahara; Central Africa; East Africa; English Speaking Africa; French Speaking Africa
Plant Ecology; Environmental policy; Biodiversity
+32 2 6274327; +32 494788961
Organisation / affiliation|
Royal Belgian Academy of the Overseas Sciences, Fraternité BDA, 'Réseau des Mycologues de la Région des Grands Lacs d'Afrique'|
0 publications found in harvested repositories
© Connecting-Africa 2004-2019 | Last update: Friday, February 1, 2019 |