Contributions of soil chemical and physical properties in the dynamics of soil quality in the southern Cameroon plateau shifting agricultural landscape

Abstract/Description Soil quality results from combination of chemical, physical and biological characteristics; according to ecosystems, some of these aspects become dominant. This Study was carried out on soils under 08 land cover types in the southern Cameroon ((bare soil with burned vegetation (FR1), bare soil with unburned vegetation (FR), Chromolaena odorata fallow (JC), bush ligneous … Continue reading Contributions of soil chemical and physical properties in the dynamics of soil quality in the southern Cameroon plateau shifting agricultural landscape

Peter Chinwada

Peter Chinwada, a Zimbabwean, is the Fall Army Worm Compact Leader at IITA-Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia. Peter is an entomologist, an academic and consultant entomologist with 20+ years of experience in insect pest management. He has PhD (Entomology), MPhil (Agriculture) and BSc Agric (Hons) – Crop Science Option.   He joined Zimbabwe’s Plant Protection Research Institute in May 1994 … Continue reading Peter Chinwada

Ayoko Enyonam Vias

Ayoko Enyonam Vias, a Togolese/American, joined IITA as the Program Officer at the TAAT Clearinghouse based in Cotonou, Benin.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Project Management.   Before joining IITA, Ayoko worked in Washington, DC for 18 years, first at … Continue reading Ayoko Enyonam Vias

Dieu-Ne-Dort Wandji Njankoua

Dieu-Ne-Dort Wandji Njankoua, a Cameroonian, serves as the Participatory Extension Specialist for the Cocoasoils Program (based in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. His primary responsibility is to oversee Partnerships for Delivery (P4D) component of the Cocoasoils program. Njankoua Wandji received a Doctorate in Rural Economics as a fellow of an International Competitive Scholarship Program from both the University of Cocody … Continue reading Dieu-Ne-Dort Wandji Njankoua

Rachel Zozo Mulangala

Rachel Zozo Mulangala, IITA-Nairobi, ICIPE Office, Nairobi, Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for the Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) program. Rachel is a citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo. She holds a master’s degree in Development Economics from the Université Catholique de Kinshasa in 2009. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental … Continue reading Rachel Zozo Mulangala

Medinat Oluwatoyin Adetunji

Medinat Oluwatoyin Adetunji is the Crop Value Chain Specialist for TAAT Clearinghouse at IITA-Cotonou, Benin Republic. Medinat, a Nigerian, has an agricultural economics/extension background with Master’s degree in Community development. She has over two decades work experience in the field of agriculture, which spanned through technical/extension services to policy levels. She worked on different value chains … Continue reading Medinat Oluwatoyin Adetunji