Co-supervised PhD student

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Skype: Chérif ISSIFOU

Training After his Bachelor in Nutrition and food sciences at University of Parakou,he pursued the Master degree in Human Nutrition and food security at Faculty of agricultural sciences of University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin Republic). He joint NaviNut Project piloted by DISTL in order to conduct his PhD study.

Before starting his PhD study, Chérif ISSIFOU worked as consultant in Nutrition and food security in a study and consulting cabinet (FIDEXI-Conseil) in Benin republic.


His research is focused on child feeding knowledge and practices. His PhD Study, supervised by Prof. Waliou AMOUSSA HOUNKPATIN from of University of Abomey-Calavi and Prof. Brigitte KAUFMANN from DISTL, is undertaken under a transdisciplinary research project (NaviNut) , Chérif is focalize on Valorization of endogenous knowledge of children  caregiver’s in order to  co-development behavior change communication tools in Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF).