HYBRID EVENT: You can participate in person at Rome, Italy or Virtually from your home or work.
Agri 2024

Felicien Amakpe

Felicien Amakpe, Speaker at Agriculture Conferences
Felicien Amakpe
Ministère du Cadre de Vie et des Transport, en Charge du Developpement Durable, Benin


Felicien AMAKPE is a PhD holder from the Laboratory of Molecular Entomology and Bee Pathology of Gent University (Belgium). Conservation officer at the General Directorate of Forest and Natural Resources of Benin, he is a researcher at the Centre Beninois de la Recherche Scientifique et de l’Innovation (CBRSI) and lecturer at the university of Abomey-Calavi in biosecurity and pollinator conservation. He is the operational National Focal Point of the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) in charge of the Cartagena Protocol of Benin. Active member of the West African biosafety expert group and member of the steering comity of the West African Program on Vectorial Diseases Management, he was also a member of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Synthetic Biology of the CBD. His main fields of expertise and competence include beekeeping and pollinator conservation, land use land cover; biodiversity conservation, forestry, LMO and pesticide risk assessment, poverty alleviation, rural development, Biosecurity.