Epiphane Sodjinou

Epiphane Sodjinou
University of Parakou | UP · Faculté d'Agronomie

PhD

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October 2020 - present
University of Parakou
Position
  • Maître de Conférences
October 2016 - September 2020
University of Parakou
Position
  • Maître Assistant
June 2016 - September 2016
University of Parakou
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (23)
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L’objectif de cette étude est de faire l’évaluation économique des aulacodes d’élevage engraissés avec trois niveaux de compléments alimentaires dans la production du kilogramme de viande Grand-Lahou, Côte d’Ivoire. Le dispositif expérimental était composé d’un bloc aléatoire simple à trois traitements, de rations alimentaires à trois répétitions c...
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The objective of this study was to analyze farmers' perceptions of the effect of climate change on agriculture and to assess the impact of this climate change on agricultural household's incomes. To do this, both qualitative and quantitative data were collected in six of the twelve departments of Benin on a random sample of 360 households. Descript...
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This study analyses the profitability of organic and conventional cotton in Benin and assesses their determinant factors. The research was carried out in three districts including Glazoue, Banikoara, and Tanguieta. Those localities belong to different agro ecological areas. For the purpose of this research, we used a quantitative approach based on...
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Le document traite de l’analyse financière de l’entreprise agricole ou agroalimentaire. Il aborde l’analyse financière dans sa vision rétrospective et dans sa vision prévisionnelle. Dans le premier cas, deux principales méthodes ont été développées à savoir la méthode des marges ou l’approche budget d’entreprise (incluant les charges opérationnelle...
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Parmi les contraintes au développement de la pisciculture au Bénin, les problèmes liés à l’alimentation occupent une place importante. Ainsi, aussi bien le coût des aliments que leurs qualités et valeurs nutritives constituent des préoccupations soulevées à toutes les rencontres ayant trait à l’aquaculture. Par conséquent, la présente étude a été r...
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Village poultry, also termed “bicycle poultry,” is produced in scavenging farming systems and is a chewy meat with a low fat content, and constitutes an important source of meat in many African countries. This study investigates consumers’ preferences regarding the physical traits of these birds (notably chickens, ducks and guinea fowl) in the Repu...
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Organic cotton relies on ecological processes and the use of natural resources to sustain the production system, unlike conventional cotton, mainly characterized by massive utilization of synthesis chemicals. In West Africa, where rural livelihoods are particularly vulnerable, organic cotton is expected to contribute not only to poverty reduction b...
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Abstract Text: Village poultry, also termed "bicycle poultry" because it is produced in scavenging farming systems, has preferred juicy meat with low fat content and constitutes an important source of meat in many African countries. This study aims to understand reasons underlying consumers’ preferences for physical traits of these birds in Bnin....
Technical Report
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Community-based management (CBM) of village poultry aims to foster development and reduce poverty in Benin by disseminating five technologies for improving village poultry farming. We develop a theoretical model to analyze multiple technology adoption decisions that takes into account the interrelations between the technologies. Estimates from mult...
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Community-based poultry health management (CBM) is a strategy for village poultry improvement based on the installment of "poultry interest groups" in experimental villages. These groups serve as a channel for the dissemination of village poultry improvement technologies. The use of CBM is due to the fact that village poultry farming is practiced i...
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Benin is among the poorest countries in the world with an agriculture-based economy. Poverty is more prevalent in rural areas where, for many people, village poultry plays a significant income generating role. The important position of village poultry in the national meat supply (second most popular source of meat after beef) and in the household‘s...
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Technical and economical analysis of the grass cutter husbandry in Northern Bénin: Adoption determinants Abstract The grass cutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) husbandry is less developed in the North than in the South of Bénin. The objective of this study is to identify and to analyze the constraints that hobble the development of grass cutter rearin...
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Résumé L'élevage de l’aulacode (Thryonomys swinderianus) est moins développé au Nord du Bénin que dans le Sud-Bénin. L’objectif de cette étude est d’identifier et d’analyser les contraintes au développement de l’aulacodiculture au Nord-Bénin. Cette étude, réalisée dans les quatre départements du Nord (Borgou, Alibori, Donga et Atacora), s’est dérou...
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The objective of this paper is to analyze the African giant snails marketing system study in order to make recommendations for their rational and sustainable exploitation. Three rural markets (Houègbo, Zinvié and Avakpa) and one urban market (Dantokpa in Cotonou) have been studied. In these markets, 53 actors of African giant snails marketing syste...
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Characterisation of African Giant Snails Market in Atlantique and Littoral Regions in South-Benin. The African giant snail is an animal which's meat is very appreciated by all social categories, in countryside as well as urban surroundings, at the same title the grass-cuter and the chicken. But this meat is a lot more consumed by the rich compared...

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Promote and enhance organic and fairtrade cotton for small-scale producers, food security and well-being
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Compare conventional and organic cotton farming systems and value chains in Tanzania and in Benin. Test soil management technologies for organic farms. Assess major environmental impacts of both cotton on soil, plant and water.