Marsh Award for Ecologists in Africa

The Marsh Award for Ecologists in Africa aims to celebrate the significant scientific achievements of African ecologists and raise their profile in the UK.

It is awarded for an outstanding current research record, largely completed in Africa, which is having a significant impact on the development of the science of ecology or its application.

The Award is used for a two week visit to the UK for the winner to make connections with UK ecologists and attend the BES Annual Meeting. Nominations are made via the British Ecological Society and are judged by a Nomination committee. More information can be found here

Dr Chabi Djagoun 2018

Chabi Djagoun is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences at the University if Abomey-Calavi in Benin. His current research interest is to give an efficient contribution to sustainable monitoring and management of ungulate species in Benin National Park. Using isotope technology approaches, he hopes to elucidate possible nutritional stress, competition and loss of functional habitat as factors limiting the recovery of rare antelope in the national park.