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Taedoumg, Evariste Hermann

As a research assistant, I work closely with researchers, providing technical and scientific support in various areas (ecology and genetics). The main aim of these research activities is to increase the multiple-use of forest resources in the Congo Basin through innovative management approaches that can integrate timber and non-timber forest products to maintain ecosystem integrity and sustain the livelihoods of forest-dependent people.

In addition, I assist with the management and coordination of projects (Congo Basin Beyond Timber project, West African Khaya project) within the Central African Office.

Prior to this, I was in charge of collections for an International Tropical Timber project to develop and implement a species identification and timber tracking system in Africa using DNA fingerprints and stable isotopes. 

Contact:

Email: h.taedoumg@cgiar.org

Credentials:

Ph.D in Botany and ecology in 2014 (Biosystematic studies of the genus Craterispermum Benth. (Rubiaceae) in continental Africa).

Master in botany and ecology in 2009 (Diversité et distribution des Rubiaceae endémiques du Domaines bas-guinéen presentes au Cameroun)

Publication highlights:

Taedoumg H. & Hamon P., 2013. Three new Craterispermum from the Lower Guinea Domain. Blumea 57: 236-242.

Peh K. S-H., Sonké B, Lloyd J., Séné O., Taedoumg H. & Lewis S. L., 2012. Investigating diversity-dependence in tropical forest litter decomposition: experiments and observations from Central Africa. Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 223-235. DOI: 10.1111/J.1654-1103.2011.01352.X.

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