Check Abdel Kader Baba works to apprehend and address the complexity and sustainability challenges of sustainable land management projects at the local scale. He is currently leading a pilot-experimentation on a farmer-led SLM technology diffusion model in Benin. The model, based on the farmer-to-farmer extension approach, is designed to account for common weaknesses and criticisms of the approach and lessons learnt from Benin’s experience of community-based services in the health sector.
Prior to joining TMG Research, Kader worked with the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS-Potsdam). He also worked for over 10 years as technical advisor, project manager and principal community facilitator with various development organizations including GIZ-Benin, Plan International, and the Cooperative League of the United States of America.
Check Abdel Kader holds a master’s degree in tropical forestry and management (TU Dresden) and regional planning (University of Abomey-Calavi). Other interests include the valuation of ecosystem services and agropastoral dams integrated management.
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