Mr Salomon Obahoundje
University of Felix Houphouët-Boigny
Salomon Obahoundje is a PhD student on Climate and Interaction at the African Excellence Center on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture (WASCAL/CEA-CCBAD) at Felix Houphouet-Boigny University in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He is working on the combined impacts of changes in climate and land use/cover on hydropower generation in West Africa. He holds a BSc and an MSc in Physical Sciences, and a Master of Research on Climate Change and Energy from the WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) program. His expertise is related to geoinformatics (GIS), hydrology and remote sensing, watershed management, hydrologic and water resources modelling and simulation, as well as climate change and hydropower modelling. He is part of the WASCAL Alumna team involved in climate change and development at the local level. He has also contributed to the DFID/NERC “Future Climate for Africa” programme under AMMA-2050. He currently has 2 publications as well as 2 others under revision and 5 communications at international conferences and symposia.