Bokon Alexis Akakpo

Bokon Alexis Akakpo
West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) · Climate Change and Human Habitat

PhD candidate

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Most African women spend a lot of time on housework unpaid works, such as collecting fuel, cooking at home, and looking after children. They spend around 3.5–8 h a day collecting firewood from a long distance, sometimes coming back very tired. New technologies are using to reduce women time spent for unpaid working including solar cookers that also...
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La production du sel est l'une des activités principales des femmes dans l'arrondissement de Djègbadji, commune de Ouidah au Benin. Elle contribue à l'utilisation massive de la mangrove de la localité. La promotion des foyers améliorés à faible consommation de bois énergie par le gouvernement du Bénin en collaboration avec des ONG et des Partenaire...
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La production du sel est l'une des activités principales des femmes dans l'arrondissement de Djègbadji, commune de Ouidah au Benin. Elle contribue à l'utilisation massive de la mangrove de la localité. La promotion des foyers améliorés à faible consommation de bois énergie par le gouvernement du Bénin en collaboration avec des ONG et des Partenaire...
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Urban greening quantification and seasonal variation impact for surface temperature mitigation have been poorly understood and monitored in Benin. We have attempted to assess of season variability of normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) using Landsat 7 and 8 data to get more accurate information about the vegetation tendency and effects on...
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Increase in human population and activities are having signi cant impacts on the conservation of biodiversity. As traditional farmlands have challenges of coupling crop production and conservation of biodiversity, this study aims at assessing traditional farmlands in regard to their typology and impacts on conservation of tree species. A line trans...
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Urban sustainable development is a feat to achieve, particularly within African nations. Current patterns of urban expansion are creating multiple problems to urban greenery and quality of life. Assuming urban resident's perception varies between and within cities, this paper claims to document resident's perceptions on the existing greenery spaces...
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A number of methods are used to assess the soil seed banks of a range of plant species in various habitats around the world, with approaches that differ between countries and continents. An understanding of the differing techniques emphasises the need for further research, especially in Africa. We reviewed 97 articles on soil seed bank estimation,...
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Diospyros mespiliformis est une espèce d’arbre très peu étudiée malgré son importance pour les communautés locales au Bénin. Cette étude a évalué la variabilité des usages de l’espèce et de ses organes suivant les facteurs sociodémographiques (la provenance, les catégories socioculturelles, le sexe, l’âge et la profession des utilisateurs). Une enq...
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en Bowé (hardened ferricrete soils formed by erosion, drought or deforestation) are often associated with termite mounds, but little is known about these mounds and their role in the restoration of soils and plant biodiversity on bowé. This study examined termite mounds on bowé and their effects on soil depth and plant richness. Sixty‐four sampling...
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Le livre sur l’état de conservation et les stratégies pour une gestion durable des forêts sacrées renseigne l’effectif, la superficie et le mode de mise en oeuvre des techniques d’aménagement de ces reliques d’îlots sacrés. C’est un guide pour une meilleure connaissance des forêts sacrées et sur la manière de s’y prendre en termes d’assistance aux...
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In Benin, trend statistics of the state of degradation of sacred forests are of increasing concern for the conservation of these islets in most cases. The objective of this study is to evaluate the current state of the sacred forest "Badja" and to characterize the factors of a possible pressure to guide the strategies for its conservation. A floris...

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Increase urban green spaces for climate change adaptation in Benin republic
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Make available quantitative and qualitative data on state of cities easily conditions of livability in Africa. Establish an environmental understanding of rapidly urban growth dynamics Acknowledge drivers link to urban areas growth that inhibit cities sustainable development Characterize urban green infrastructure in order to fight against to climate negatively impacts.