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photo from Célestin Yao KouakouCélestin Yao Kouakou

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & Wild Chimpanzee Foundation
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig, Germany

Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire
KM 17 route de Dabou
Abidjan - 01 B.P. 1303
Côte d’Ivoire

University of Abobo Adjame
Côte d’Ivoire

Phone: +22503488919

E-mail: celestin_yao[>>> Please replace the brackets with an AT sign <<<]


Research interests

  • biodiversity and sustainable management of ecosystems
  • identify hotspots of high biodiversity
  • livelihood alternatives for unsustainable use of wildlife
  • evaluate existing management strategies and conservation actions
  • propose management plans and conservation actions based on research findings
  • design, organize, manage and analyze bio-monitoring programs
  • GIS data analysis and spatial ecology of wildlife
  • optimize and validate line transect survey methods like nest counts
  • estimate densities, population sizes and status of large mammals like chimpanzees
  • study population density changes as a result of natural or human induced factors
  • anthropogenic impact studies on biodiversity and the distribution of large mammals