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Denis J. SONWA

Denis J. SONWA
Name Denis J. SONWA
Affiliation Visiting Professor, African Studies Center - TUFS / Senior Researcher, Climate Change, Energy and low carbon development (CCE) team, Central Africa Regional Office, CIFOR & Cameroon Research Station, IITA
E-mail d.sonwatufs.ac.jp
HP http://www.cifor.org/scientific-staff-detail/2676/denis-sonwa
Key Words Climate Change, Natural Resources Management, Plant Ecology, Forest Management and Conservation, Cocoa Agroforest Management, Forest and Agriculture Linkages, Science-policy Dialogue
Academic Career 1988-1992 Faculty of Science, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon
1993-1994 Faculty of Science, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon
2001-2004 Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn, Germany
2010 College of Natural Resources, University of California Berkeley, US
Degree PhD (Agroforestry) (University of Bonn)
Professional Career 1997-2001 National junior research fellow, Humid Forest Ecoregional Center of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA-HFC), Yaoundé, Cameroon
2001-2004 International junior research fellow, IITA-HFC, Yaoundé, Cameroon / University of Bonn, Germany
2004-2008 Agro-ecologist, STCP (Sustainable Tree Crops Program: public-private program), ITA-HFC, Cameroon
2007-2008 Carbon project consultant for Central Africa Region, Winrock International, Washington D.C., USA
2007-2008 ASB assistant to the Regional Coordinator for the Congo Basin, IITA / ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins, Cameroon
2008-2011 Scientist, Environmental Services and Sustainable Use of Forest Program, Central Africa Regional Office, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Cameroon
2012 Scientist, Forest and Environment domain, CIFOR
2013-2015 Senior Scientist, Forest and Environment domain, CIFOR
2016-2017 Visiting Scientist, IITA
2016-present Senior Scientist, Climate Change, Energy and low carbon development (CCE) team, CIFOR
2017-2018 Visiting professor, African Studies Center - Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
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