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Expert NameMr. Bernard Toutain
TitleRetired scientist
Divisionpotential expert
Institution
CityMontpellier cedex 5
CountryFrench
Telephone33 4 67 84 49 48
Emailbernard.toutain(at)yahoo.fr
Work ExperienceAssessment and cartography of pastoral vegetation in tropical Africa, including tropical botany. Main experiences in Burkina and Chad. Pastures and fodder crops in tropical islands of the South Pacific. Main experience in New Caledonia. Ecology, evolution, degradation, rehabilitation of rangelands in pastoral areas of tropical Africa. Main experience in Burkina, Chad, Senegal. Environmental impact of development projects: the case of general environmental impact of tsetse control practices. Experience of Kenya and Uganda. Environmental impact of extensive livestock production systems: international experience. General conditions for the development and viability of pastoral livestock systems. Various experiences, mainly but not only in Western Africa.
Qualifications1. Formerly member of the Comité Scientifique Français de la Désertification (CSFD), present member of the French Association Française de Pastoralisme (AFP), of the Association DesertNet International. 2. Some conferences in Universities for students at Master level. Recently, scientific support to PhD students
Number of Publications23
Awards1.Chevalier dans l’ordre du Mérite agricole
Other Activities1.Member of the Association Française de Pastoralisme (membre du conseil d’administration) 2.Member of the Tropical Grassland Society (Australia) _____________________________ 3.Member of the Comité de lecture de la Revue d’élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux___________________________________________________________________ 4.Member of the Comité de rédaction de la revue Fourrages
Publications1. Toutain B., Ickowicz A., Dutilly-Diane C., Reid R., Diop A.T., Taneja V.K., Gibon A., Génin D., Ibrahim M., Behnke R., Ash A., 2009. Direct impact of extensive livestock systems on terrestrial ecosystems. In : Livestock in a Changing Landscape (vol.1): Drivers, Consequences and Responses, 165-196. Edited by H. Steinfled, H.A. Mooney, F. Schneider, L.E. Neville. Washington D.C., Island Press. 2. Toutain B., 2001.Le risque en pastoralisme : quelques considérations pour orienter les actions de développement. In : Elevage et gestion de parcours au Sahel, implications pour le développement, 257-264. Edited by Tielkes E., Schlecht E., Hiernaux P., Stuttgart, Ulrich E. Grauer. 3. Roberge G., Toutain B. (éditeurs), 1999. Cultures fourragères tropicales. Montpellier, France, CIRAD, p. 147-188. Coll. Repères. 4. Toutain B., Guervilly T., Le Masson A., Roberge G., 2006. Leçons de quelques essais de régénération des parcours en région sahélienne. Sécheresse, 17 (1-2) Numéro spécial : Parcours et production animale en zone aride : état des connaissances en 2006, 72-75. Coordinateur H.N. Le Houérou. 5. Toutain B., De Visscher M.N., Dulieu D., 2004. Pastoralism and protected areas: lessons learned from Western Africa. Human Dimension of Wildlife, 9: 287-295.
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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