Kouete Paul Jimmy
Faculty of Agronomy, University of Parakou
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Paul Jimmy holds a Ing. Agr. Dipl. in Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and a MSc in Sociology of Natural Resources from the University of Parakou, Benin.



Jimmy worked for the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Faculty of Agronomy, University of Parakou as a Research Assistant. Besides, he also worked as Independant Consultant on behalf of national and international development organisations such as DEDRAS NGO, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), German Cooperation (GIZ), and Bornefonden in the fields of Agricultural Value Chain Development and gender, Project Evaluation, Local food value chains and food aid procurement to schools.



As researc Assistant, Paul participated in many research projects and had opportunity to broaden my background and strengthen his skills in theoretical and empirical perspectives related to a diverse range of topics. The most important are: collective actions and conflict analysis in common resources (e.g., rice intensification- based irrigation systems); performance analysis of participatory video use in agricultural extension; and women knowledge systems and local dairy processing in agropastoral settings. His research experiences led him to publish five peer reviewed papers, two of which topping in internationally renowned impact factor journals: European Journal of Development Research (IF=1,1) and Cahiers Agricultures (IF=0,32).


Current Research Projects

Paul is currently undertaking  his PhD under NaviNut Project « Enhancing women’s agency in navigating changing food environments to improve child nutrition in African drylands », a transdisciplinary project jointly initiated by the German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture (DITSL) and partners in Benin and Kenya, under the funding of Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL). His research focuses on understanding social and cultural embeddedness of child-feeding practices in agro-pastoral settings in Northern-Benin