Dr Vami Hermann N'Guessan Bi
University of Felix Houphouët-Boigny
Dr Vami Hermann N’Guessan Bi is a Researcher at the University Center for Applied Research in Remote Sensing (CURAT) at Felix Houphouet-Boigny University in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He has a PhD in Remote Sensing and GIS with a speciality in hydrogeology and climate. He is involved in several activities and projects in the region and in Africa, and contributed to the DFID/NERC AMMA-2050 project on climate change. From February to September 2016, he worked as an Environment Quality Expert for a national agricultural project (PSAC-2016) funded by the World Bank, which aimed to introduce rural populations to best environmental practices. Since March 2017, he is a member of the national Technical Modelling Team for climate studies (TMT) for the LEDS-Africa project (Low Emission Development Strategy-Africa), funded by the European Union. Since April 2018, he is a member of the modelling team for METCACAO, a meteorological service for cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast funded by the AFD (French Development Agency). Since December 2017, he is a member of the GMS-Africa (modelling of urban flooding hazard in a context of climate change) project’s modelling team. He currently has 21 publications and 20 communications at international conferences and symposia.