CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE    Dr. TCHATAT Gabriel

PERSONAL DATA

Name and First name:           TCHATAT Gabriel

Date and place of birth:         03 – 12 – 1953 Nkokom – Cameroon

Marital status:                         Married many children

Nationality:                              Cameroonian

Permanent Address:              TCHATAT Gabriel

                                                   P.O. Box 30 930 Yaounde Cameroon

Profession:                              Environmentalist and Environmental Economics Specialist                (Climate Change and Natural Resources Management, and Strategic Planning)

Phone:                                      (+237) 671 95 06 36

(+237) 668 02 57 45
Whatsapp:                                (+237) 660 32 34 44

Office                                         (+237) 222 31 43 15

Email:                                         dr.tchatat.gabriel@gmail.com

Skype:                                        Gabriel Dr Tchatat

Dr. Tchatat Gabriel was trained at the University of Abobo – Adjame (Abidjan) Unit of Training and Research (Faculty) on Environment Science and Environment Management, where he was graduated with a PhD, a “DEA” (Post M.Sc.) and a M.Sc. in Environment Science and Environment Management. He was also trained at the University of Yaounde II, Faculty of Management and Economic Science where he was graduated with a PhD. in Economic Science, specialized in Environmental Economics.

After thirty one years as a Civil Servant at the Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature where he was Sub Director in charge of Environment Planning, the Ministry of External Relations as a Diplomat (Embassy Counselor), he is actually and International Consultant with the Afrian Development Bank Group ClimDev – Africa, CDSF / OSAN.

He was full time Senior Lecturer at the University of Buea, and is a part time Lecturer at the Universities of Yaounde II, Higher Institute of Environment Science (Yaounde), Higher School of Engineer of Bangangte, and the University of Douala, Faculty of Industrial Engineering.

PROFILE

– Broad experience as: Sustainable Energy Specialist, Environmentalist, Climate Change Specialist, Natural Resources Management Specialist, Global environment management specialist, wetland and arid area management specialist, Environmental Economist, Environmental Planning Specialist, Economic Planning Specialist, Project Coordinator, Agriculture – Climate Change – Trade linkage specialist, and Diplomacy;

– Technical Advisor, organizational and institutional strengthening in sustainable energy, natural resources management and conservation (Leadership for Conservation in Africa (Pretoria));

– Climate change simulation, climate change impacts assessment and climate change adaptation and mitigation, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of Hydroelectricity dams and electricity transport, biofuels, new and renewable energy, decarbonized energy, natural resources dynamics, and biodiversity assessment;

– Strategic planning at local, national and international level, critical analysis and awareness raising, Facilitation and negotiation;

– Broad practical experience on budget management;

– Broad skill in negotiations with partners and stakeholders;

– Practical hands-on experience and ability to translate vision into implementation and action.

EDUCATION  

Ph.D.: 1997-2002, Environment Science and Environment Management, University of Abobo-Adjame Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire;

Specialization: Climate Change simulations, mitigation and adaptation, impacts on Natural Resources Management, (Grade: Very Good).

Ph.D.: 1997-2001, Economy, University of Yaounde II, 

Specialization: Environmental Economics, climate change impacts on production sectors, and Growth Domestic Product (Grade Very Good).

Post M.Sc.: (D.E.A.) 1995-1997; Environment Science and Environment Management, University of Abobo-Adjame Abidjan  Côte d’Ivoire,

Specialization: Climate Change Simulations, and Water resources Management in Côte d’Ivoire.

M.Sc.: 1994-1995; Environment Sciences and Environment Management, University of Abobo-Adjame Côte d’Ivoire,

Specialization: Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development.

Courses: Period: 1990-1994, Economic Sciences, Applied Economics (BSc and Post BSc); University Of Cocody Côte D’Ivoire.

Courses: Period: 1975-1979, University of Yaounde and University of Liberia

B.Sc. Biochemistry University of Yaounde.

OTHER APTITUDES

1982-1983: Diplomatic training: at the Higher Institute of International Relation of Cameroon (IRIC) Yaounde, Cameroon;

Computer capacity in Windows, Word, Excel, Word Perfect – Access – Quattro Pro- Lotus1, 2, 3 – GCM, WatBal –Linux, GIS – PC Shell – PC Globe …and in Internet.

Carbon sink computation and assessment (2010)

LANGUAGE SKILLS (1 – 5; 1 = low, 5 = very fluent)

 

Speaking Reading Writing
English 5 5 5
French 5 5 5
German 2 5 5

 

SEMINARS WORKSHOPS AND ROUND TABLES INVOLVMENT

(Non exhaustive)

– Environment and sustainable development: Remote sensing and Cartography Impact on environment protection (Center of Cartography and Remote sensing).

– Sustainable management of forests Resources ligneous and non ligneous forest products (agro-forestry) Valorization of ligno – cellulosic energy.

– Carbon free Energy and alternatives to fossil oil.

– Integrated and participative management and strategy of rehabilitation of forest resources.

– Development of forestry and integrated Management of wild life resources.

– Strategy and Policy of sustainable management of halieutic, and hydraulic resources in Côte d’Ivoire.

– Strategy and means of acting against accidental pollution with hydrocarbons (Air, soil, water).

– National seminar on the inventory of greenhouse gas effect in Côte d’Ivoire: theme: «Inventory of sources of emissions and sinks of greenhouse gas effect in Côte d’Ivoire“.

– Sustainable management of piscatorial resources.

– Water diseases and actions for a Sustainable Environment.

– Supply and sustainable management of electric resources in Côte d’Ivoire.

– Saving energy: Strategy and methods of saving energy.

– Regional workshop on sensitization and training on the conservation of Biodiversity in the natural sites of the world heritage in West and Center Africa. Organized by the University of Abobo Adjame (Abidjan), with the collaboration of UNESCO, the Division of Environment, and Nature conservation (Ministry of Agriculture) and WWF Abidjan.

– Seminar on Preparation to Conference of Parties (COPs 7-13) COMIFAC Focal Points;

– Seminar on Implementation of Medium Term Development Frame Work;

– Seminar on Implementation of Sectorial Program on Forest and Environment;

– Youth, Environment and Sustainable development.

– Treatment of sewage, drainage and Integrated Management of urban ecosystem.

– Seminar of producer’s countries on: Policy and strategy to suppress the sag in world prices of coffee and cocoa.

– Seminary on the liberalization of coffee – cocoa sector.

– Seminary on the Impacts of the structural adjustment plan on the economy of Côte d’Ivoire.

– Various round tables and conferences on behalf of the Cameroon embassy in Côte d’Ivoire, (1985-1996) among others: Round-table on the future and the sustainable Management of the National Park of Taï in Côte d’Ivoire.

– Policy and sustainable management strategy of mangrove ecosystems in Cameroon.

– Africa facing the globalization of the world trade; stakes and perspectives.

– Regional – Seminar on Management for Entrepreneurs.

– Seminar on Legal Management of enterprises.

– Seminar of the cocoa producers‘ countries on the adding vegetal fat matters in chocolate manufacture.

– Management of Mangrove Ecosystems in Cameroon.

– Seminar on Implementing Clean Development Mechanism in Cameroon.

– The place of Africa on the internationalization of the world trade.

– Workshop on Annual Action Plan of the Cameroon Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection for 2007.

– Regional Consultation on GEO-4 Draft.

– Sustainable Management of Cameroon Comminatory Forests.

– Workshop on Annual Action Plan of the Cameroon Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection for 2008.

– Workshop on training and assessment on environmental integrated report in Africa; Limbe

PRESENT POSITION

– International Consultant (actually Climate Change Specialist, and project evaluation and assessment Specialist AfDB ClimDev – Africa OSAN/CDSF).

– Senior Lecturer on Sustainable and Carbon free energies, and biofuel Energies in Universities;

– Executive Director of Save The Nature (NGO in Cameroon member of IUCN);

– CEO of Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA) Cameroon Chapter, Board member of LCA – Pretoria.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Dr. TCHATAT Gabriel is an Environment Scientist, and Environmental Economics Specialist, with 20 years of professional experience in Environment, ESIA, Environmental Management Plan (EMP) natural resources and biodiversity management.

Main areas of specialisation and action:

-Implementation of sustainable energy in CEEAC and CEMAC countries in Africa;

-Climate Change, and climate variability;

-Climate Change Simulations, mitigation and adaptation;

-Air, soil, and water resources management;

-Air quality, soil quality, and water resources quality assessment;

-Agriculture, Forestry and Climate Change;

-Climate Change and its Impacts on production Sectors;

-Global Environment management;

-Biodiversity Management;

-Environmental and Social impact Assessment;

-Environmental Management Plan;

-Natural Resources Management;

-Sustainable Forest and wetland management;

-Pollution management: Urban, coastal, Farm, hospital and Industrial Wastes management;

-Management of Rain Forests and Reforestation of the defaced Spaces;

-Energy, Environment, and sustainable Development;

-Production and Use of New and Renewable energy, including Biofuels;

-Environmental Economics;

-Economic Planning;

-Environmental Rule;

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC POSITIONS AND NETWORKING

Nov 2014 – December 2015: International Consultant at the African Development Bank Group, in Climate Development Special Fund (CDSF);

2015 – Nowadays: Desk and Field Appraisal of projects on climate change resilience in Benin, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Mali, Morocco, Republic of Congo, Senegal, etc..

Project Evaluation of project proposals (132 projects) from 5 African regions for ClimDev – Africa.

2013 Member of Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa “Trapca” (Climate Change, agriculture, and Trade linkage);

National Consultant for UNDP on SE4ALL in CEEAC and CEMAC countries in Africa

2012; Executive Director of Save The Nature (Cameroon NGO affiliated to IUCN)

2009 – Nowadays: Chief Executive Officer of LCA Cameroon Chapter, based in Yaounde.

2008 – Nowadays: Member of Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Head quarter in Nairobi Kenya.

2006 – Nowadays: Member of African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) for Science, Technology and climate change adaptation in Africa, Head quarter in Nairobi.

2006 – 2010: Board Member of Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA – Head Quarter in Pretoria South Africa).

2006 – 2009: Member of Clean Development Mechanism as Sub Director in Charge of Environment Planning.

2005 – 2009: Sub Director in charge of Environment Planning, Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature; Focal Point of IUCN.

2005 – 2009: Secretary General of Regional Committee for Central Africa of IUCN (RCCA-IUCN).

2002 – 2006: Coordinator of a Project on threats in Mangroves Ecosystem in Cameroon with emphasis on Rio del Rey Mangroves, Cameroon Estuary Mangrove and Rio Ntem Mangrove in Cameroon FAO Yaounde.

2002 – Nowadays:

-Senior Lecturer Higher Institute for Environment Science, courses: Forestry and Climate Change, Air pollution and Health, Environmental Economics, Environmental Accounting, Environment Laws and International Convention on Environment, Renewable Energies and Biofuels, Environmental computation, Environmental Economic Evaluation, Environmental Restoration of Mine sites;;

-Part time Lecturer University of Yaounde I, courses: Anthropogenic Climate Change, Solid waste and Sewage Management, Hospital waste treatment, Modeling of global waste management;

-Part time lecturer University of Yaounde II (Programme GPE), course: Climate Change, agriculture and sustainable development;

-Part time Lecturer University of Douala, courses: International Conventions on Environment, new and renewable energies and bio-fuels, Sustainable Environment; Electromagnetic waves impact on human health;

-Part time Lecturer Higher School of Engineers Bangangte course: Environmental Restauration of Degraded Mining sites, Sustainable Management of Natural Resources.

1998 – Nowadays: Member of Network for Environment and Sustainable Energy and Development in Africa (NESDA) based in Abidjan.

1998 – Nowadays; International Consultant (AfDB, World Bank, FAO, ILO, UNDP, UNIDO, MINEE, MINEP, MINADER), Governments of: Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Kenya, Sao Tome et Principe, South Africa, Uganda, Botswana.

1997 – Nowadays: Researcher in Climate Change Simulation, Mitigation and Adaptation Policy, Sustainable forest management, Environment Sciences, Environmental Economics and in Economy.

1996 – 1999: Project adviser on Sustainable management of coastal ecosystem of the Guinea Golf at the Oceanographic Institute in Abidjan.

RESPONSABILITIES AND INVOLVEMENT

November 2014 – November 2015: International Consultant Environmentalist and Climate Change Specialist at African Development Bank Group (OSAN/CDSF); Projects assessment and analysis for CDSF funding.

2009 – Nowadays: Chief Executive officer of LCA Cameroon Chapter, based in Yaounde. Assessment of biological potentials in protected area in Cameroon in order to interest business men for investment in ecotourism.

-Assessment of potentials of carbon sink in Forest Management Units (UFA) and protected areas, for the international carbon market;

-Poverty alleviation in UFA areas. Development of ecologic and economic sylviculture in arid areas of Cameroon (support of “Opération Sahel Vert”).

-Funds negotiation (in the frame of carbon market) with a South African Bank (NedBank) for reforestation of degraded area in regions like Far North, North, Adamaoua, North West, West, Centre and East of Cameroon.

2008 – Nowadays: Member of Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) head quarter in Nairobi Kenya. As a member of the AERC, We assess scientific papers on many fields like Environmental Economics, Climate Change and economic impacts, sustainable management of forests and non-ligneous forestry resources, and poverty alleviation.

2006 – Nowadays: Member of African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) for Science, Technology and climate change adaptation in Africa. ATPS is a research consortium where scientific papers on environment, climate change and environmental economics are published. We present communication and assess papers.

2006 – 2010: Board Member of Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA – Head Quarter in Pretoria South Africa). In LCA we put business men and conservators together in order to protect biodiversity and national patrimony for ecotourism, and contribute to poverty alleviation. We offer opportunities to Member States to access international Carbon market.

2006 – 2009: Member of Clean Development Mechanism as Sub Director in Charge of Environment Planning. We assessed projects at national level for submission to bilateral and multilateral partners of Annex I countries (developed countries).

2005 – 2009: Secretary General of Regional Committee for Central Africa of IUCN (RCCA-IUCN). Preparation, Implementation, Assessment and projects monitoring of sub regional IUCN members, and submission to the Head quarter for search of funding. Sustainable management of Congo Basin Forests in collaboration with COMIFAC.

2004 – 2009: Sub Director in charge of Environment Planning, Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature; Focal Point of IUCN. In this position I was planning sustainable management of biodiversity and natural resources like air, water and soil pollution. We contributed to the implementation and management of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) We assessed projects at national level for submission to bilateral and multilateral partners of Annex I countries, Focal Point of Climate Change, NAPA and NAMA, to REDD and REDD+, we contributed to the creation of the National Observatory for Climate Change in Cameroon, (NOCC) and to the implementation of “Opération Sahel Vert” to fight against desertification in the northern regions among others. We contributed to the preparation of Forest and Environment Sectorial Program, “Plan Directeur Eau et Environnement” Plan Directeur Gestion des Déchets Solides”…

2002 – Nowadays: Executive Director of Save The Nature (Member of IUCN); rehabilitation of mangroves, degraded areas in Rio del Rey, Rio Ntem and the Estuaries of Cameroon;

2002 – 2006: Project involvement and Survey on threats on Mangroves Ecosystem in Cameroon with emphasis on Rio del Rey Mangroves, Cameroon Estuary Mangrove and Rio Ntem Mangrove in Cameroon, FAO Yaounde. Assessment of species and water quality in mangrove ecosystems and the state of Cameroon mangroves.

2002 – Nowadays : Senior Lecturer University of Buea (Cameroon) (2002 – 2005), Senior Lecturer Higher Institute for Environment Science (2012 – Nowadays) Part time Lecturer University of Yaounde I and II, University of Douala, Faculty of Civil Engeneering. And Higher School of Engineers Bangangte.

1998-Nowadays: International Consultant (AfDB, Africa Forest Forum, Trapca, UNDP, ILO, UNIDO, FAO, CIFOR, ICRAF, World Bank, Islamic Dev. Bank). Many surveys have been realized among which:

-Study on Biofuels in Central African Countries (Africa Forest Forum – Nairobi Kenya);

-ESIA, EMP, and Resettlement Plan (PIR) of Rural Electrification in Adamaoua Cameroun (World Bank and AER);

-Biofuel diagnostic and feasibility studies in Cameroon (Cameroon Government MINEE).

-ESIA,  EMP of MBOH Banana Plantation Tiko (Alpha Technology);

-ESIA,  EMP of Del Monte Banana Plantation Njombe (Alpha Technology);

-ESIA,  EMP of Del Monte Banana Plantation Penja (Alpha Technology);

-ESIA, EMP, and PIR of water supply project in Buea Town (Alpha Technology);

-Survey on potentials for Sustainable and carbon free Energy supply in CEMAC and CEEAC (AFF)

-Survey on Energy Services and sustainable Energy supply in Cameroon (UNDP);

-ESIA, EMP, and (PIR) of Bini Awarak Dam in Cameroon (Alpha Technology);

-ESIA and EMP of Memve’ele Dam in Cameroon (Alpha Technology);

-Diagnostic and Feasibility Study of Biofuels in Cameroon (Ministry of Water resources and Energy);

-Millenaries Development Goal-Sustainable Environment, with UNDP;

-Optimization of Cocoa production in rain forest area in Côte d’Ivoire, with International Labor Organization in Côte d’Ivoire, 20 NGOs concerned (ILO);

-Surveys for the implementation of Clean Production Center in Cameroon, (UNIDO);

-Assessment of pollution capacity in production sectors and determination of their pollution coefficients(UNIDO) ;

-Assessment of mangroves dynamics in Cameroon and sustainable management of species for food and medicinal needs (FAO);

-Introduction of improved oven to fume fish for more than five hundred thousand resident of mangroves ecosystem (FAO);

– Survey on waste and sewage management in Yaoundé and Douala (AfDB);

-Climate change assessment and adaptation in Sao Tome and Principe (Government of Sao Tome and Principe);

-Clean Development Mechanism implementation in Gabon (Gabonese Government);

-Environmental and Social, Impact Assessment (ESIA), EMP, and PIR, of hydropower dams and of energy transportation corridors (Cameroon Government PRECESS (World Bank));

1996 – 1999: Project adviser on Sustainable management of coastal ecosystem of the Guinea Golf at the Oceanographic Institute in Abidjan. Impacts of climate change on coastal areas of Guinea Golf, and simulation of sea level rise in some countries. like Côte d’Ivoire and Cameroon, 17 countries concerned.

-The position of Executive Director has a very strong link with sustainable management of natural resources, because we contribute to the assessment and sustainable management of the biodiversity potentials in protected area in Cameroon, in order to interest business men for investment in ecotourism. We also assess the potentials of carbon sink in Forest Management Unit (UFA), for the international carbon market. We develop ecologic and economic sylviculture (agroforestry) in arid areas in Cameroon (support of “Opération Sahel Vert”). We are negotiating funds with a South African Bank (NedBank) for reforestation of degraded area in regions like Far North, North, Adamaoua, North West, West, Centre and East of Cameroon.

We have contributed and carried out many environmental surveys, Environmental and Social impact assessments with their Environmental Management Plan, Energy Services, and many research programmes in Environment, climate change, water resources management, economics, and many consultancies with foreign governments (Gabon, Congo (B), Chad, DR Congo, Sao Tome and Principe, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, etc.), and international organizations like AfDB, World Bank, Islamic Development Bank, UNDP, UNIDO, FAO, ILO, ICRAF, CIFOR, IUCN, and GIZ.

Brief Description of Positions

As international Consultant at ClimDev – Africa, we are in charge of evaluating and appraising project related to the densification of meteorological network in African countries and 5 African regions, evaluation, desk and field appraisal of project Concept Notes (234 CN) on Climate change mitigation and adaptation from African countries.

As Permanent Consultant of Trapca, we develop training programs for East African workers and civil servant on Agriculture – Climate – trade linkages.

As a Member of Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) head quarter in Nairobi Kenya. As a member of the AERC, We assess scientific papers on many fields like sustainable management of forests and non-ligneous forestry resources, and poverty alleviation.

As a Member of African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) for Science, Technology and climate change adaptation in Africa. ATPS is a research consortium where scientific papers on environment, natural resources, climate change and environmental economics are published. We present communications and assess papers.

As a Board Member of Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA – Head Quarter in Pretoria South Africa). In LCA we put business men and conservators together in order to protect biodiversity and national patrimony, and contribute to poverty alleviation. We offer opportunities to Member States to access international Carbon market.

As a Former Member of Clean Development Mechanism (Sub Director in Charge of Environment Planning). We assess projects related to new and renewable energy, waste management and other CDM projects in order to reduce the harmfulness of greenhouse gases emission at national level for submission to bilateral and multilateral partners of developed (Group A) countries.

As a Sub Director in charge of Environment Planning, Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature; Focal Point of IUCN. In this position I was among many other objectives, planning sustainable management of biodiversity and natural resources like air, water and soil pollution. Preparing projects related to climate change simulation, mitigation and adaptation for national communications on climate change. We contributed to “Opération Sahel Vert” to fight against desertification in the northern regions. We contributed to the preparation of Forest and Environment Sectorial Program, “Plan Directeur Eau et Environnement” Plan Directeur Gestion des Déchets Solides”, we also contributed to put in place Clean Development Mechanism and its operation body, etc.

As a Senior Lecturer at the University of Buea (Cameroon), Associated Lecturer University of Yaounde I and II, University of Douala we offer courses on Climate Change and Agriculture, Sustainable Development of natural resources, Sustainable Environment, understanding and fighting air, water and soil Pollutions, Soil Dynamics, Water Resources Management, Air, Water, Sewage and Wastes Management and its Modelizations, International agreements and sustainable Development, Economic Planning, International Business Management, Rural Economics, Health Economics.

Evaluations of carbon potential of some Forest Management Units (UFA) are on the way for certification for the carbon market. Three UFAs of more than two hundred thousand hectares of rain forest are being assessed.

Negotiation with the Nedbank for funding sylvicultural activities in arid area of Cameroon particularly the following regions: Far-North, North, Adamaoua, North-West, West, Centre, and East. Estimated ten thousand hectares of trees have been planted, and about a million hectares of forest will be certified for the international carbon market.

DIPLOMATIC BACKGROUND

1984 – 2005: Counselor, and Financial Controller,  at the Cameroon Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire, in charge of Environment matters, Trade Policy, Economic, Financial Control, and Focal Point at the AfDB, Air Afrique, Maritime Council for West and Central Africa and other international organizations based in Côte d’Ivoire; Negotiations with AfDB and World Bank for loans for Cameroon Government projects.

1982 -1984: Chief of service in Charge of International Conferences, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Yaounde. 

1979-1982: Embassy Attaché, in charge of Finance, Budget, and Administrative Affairs; Cameroon Embassy in Liberia.

1977 – 1979: Administrative officer Ministry of Foreign Affairs Yaounde.

EXPERIENCE IN ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT (non exhaustive)

– Evaluation of Environmental and Social impacts of development project on poverty in Republic of Chad. Division of Development World Bank (N’Djamena 1 – 30th June 2017)

– International Consultant at the African Development Bank for ClimDev Special Fund (CDSF) Project Development and evaluation on Climate information Management (AfDB Nov 2014 – Jan. 2017). We assessed and appraised many projects (234 CN) from 34 African countries for funding by the African Development bank Group. We also undertook field trip in more than twenty African countries for field appraisal missions.

– ESIA and EMP of Song Dong Hydroelectricity Dam in Cameroon Alpha Technology and Sino Hydro 2014.

– ESIA and EMP of Buea – Kumba Road in Cameroon, Alpha Technology 2014.

– Electricity and energy services in Cameroon, Contribution to the national policy (UNDP-2013);

– Diagnostic and Feasibility Study on biofuels potentials in Central African countries; case study of Cameroon, DR Congo and Republic of Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea (AFF-2013);

– Environmental and Social Impact Assessment on electricity transportation corridor (World Bank-and AER 2013);

– Air quality assessment and follow-up in in transport sector in Far North Region in Cameroon (IUCN Cameroon Program 2013)

– Assessment and climate simulation of the contribution of urban air pollution, bush fire for grazing, agriculture, and small animal hunting to climate change in Far North Region of Cameroon (Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature Cameroon 2013);

– Government and Parliamentarian Dialogue on Land Law in Cameroon ICRAF 2013;

Presentation on: Constrains and challenge of REDD in large scale concession of lands for agriculture, mining, and town planning (IUCN-2013);

– State of Air Pollution and GHGE dynamics (1960 – 1991), and contribution to global warming and soil quality in the Northern Region of Cameroon MINEP 2012;

– Air quality assessment and monitoring of SGSOC project at Mundemba Cameroon (IUCN-2011);

– Water quality assessment of SGSOS Project at Mundemba Cameroon (IUCN-2011);

– Halieutic biodiversity assessment of SGSOC project at Mundemba Cameroon (IUCN-2011);

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of Cameroon Industrial Poultry suburbs of Yaounde (2011);

– Climate Change and health in Central African countries, contribution to Africa Environment Outlook (AEO 3) IUCN (2011);

– Air quality and health in Central African countries, contribution to AEO 3, IUCN (2011);

– Air quality monitoring and climate change assessment in Central Africa countries (2011);

– Crude oil mining and refinery, and grazing contribution to Global warming in Limbe watershed in Cameroon (SONARA 2010);

– Crude oil mud and GHGE pollution from SONARA refinery in Limbe town and treatment plan (SONARA 2010);

– Consultancy to prepare biofuels programme from sugar plant for ATAMA Plantation in the Republic of Congo

– Cameroon and RED, REDD, REDD+ and REDD+SES (IUCN-2013);

– Consultancy to prepare biofuels programme for SOCAPAL in Cameroon;

– Contribution to the Cameroon New Forestry Law (Considering Climate change aspect), (ICRAF-2012);

– Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan of a project of cattle rearing at Tibati Cameroon (FAO-2012);

– Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan of BOH Plantation project Cameroon (Banana Plantation) (Alpha Technology-2012);

-ESIA,  EMP (with air quality assessment) of Del Monte Banana Plantation Njombe (Alpha Technology);

– ESIA, EMP (with air quality assessment) of Del Monte Banana Plantation Penja (Alpha Technology);

– Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan of Sangmelima Megong road Cameroon (ITALCO-2011);

– Crosscutting analysis of rearing pollutants in Baba Moussa cattle farming company of Maroua in Cameroon (Alpha Technology-2011);

– Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of three slaughterhouses in Yaounde CUY;

– Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of four slaughterhouses in Douala CUD;

– New and renewable energy, and biofuels (2010 – 2011);

– Survey on a National Clean Development Centre, UNIDO (2010);

– Determination of pollution potential in production sectors (industrial pollution coefficients in Cameroon, UNIDO (2010));

– Climate change impacts assessment on hydroelectricity water regulating dam, World Bank (2010);

– Environmental impact assessment on electricity transportation corridor, World Bank (2010);

– Action Plan on sustainable management of hydroelectricity dams, Ministry of Energy CMR (2010)

– Training program on Clean Development Mechanism Libreville, Ministry of Environment and Forest of the Republic of Gabon (2010);

– Assessment of hydroelectricity dams in Africa, World Bank (2009);

– National Consultant in Cameroon Millennium Development Goal(MDG)-7 document (Sustainable Environment) UNDP – 2008;

– Contribution to GEF survey on UNFCCC 2006;

– Implementation of REDD mechanism in Central Africa – Congo basin;

– Contribution in GEO-4 and air quality evaluation IUCN 2006;

– Contribution to the conception of Agenda 21 of Douala City Council;

 Project coordinator for elaboration of local Agenda 21 of Douala Urban Council 2001- 2004;

  Sustainable Management of Mangroves and wet lands in Cameroon, FAO (2002-2005);

– Involvement in assessment of Cameroon Mangroves (FAO 2005);

– Monitoring of Mangrove Ecosystem in Rio del Rey, Rio Ntem, and Cameroon Estuary, FAO 2004-2005;

– Assessment of Clean Development mechanism projects, Ministry of Environment Cameroon (2008- 2009);

– Involvement for the creation of Clean Development Mechanism in Cameroon with the Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature (2006);

– Gender and sustainable management of biodiversity in Cameroon (Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature);

– Air quality and Greenhouse gas emission assessment for climate change simulation in Bandama and Sassandra watershed in Côte d’Ivoire (Univ. of Abobo Adjame 1999);

– Involvement in preparing DSRP (Document Strategie pour la Réduction de la Pauvreté (1998));

– Chair Person of Cameroon Climate change Assessment (Cameroon first National Initial Communication on Climate Change), 2004;

– Elaboration implementation and monitoring of Sectors Management Plan of Environment, with concerned administrations;

– Assessment of Implementation of Conventions on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Kyoto Protocol with Clean Development Mechanism, Desertification, and Biodiversity (Ministry of Environment);

– State of Implementation of the World Bank Policy on Sustainable management of biodiversity and natural resources, and protection of Environment (World Bank 2003);

– ESIA and Environmental Management plan of Project of Construction of Bambili Technical School in Cameroon (Islamic Development Bank 2003)

– Cameroon Environment Rule and International Conventions on Environment;

– Preparation and publication of biannual state of environment, with concerned administrations;

– Elaboration and implementation of clean technologies and follow up strategies with concerned administration;

– Definition of research axes in environment with concerned administrations;

– Elaboration, implementation, vulgarization and monitoring of sustainable development indicators;

– Monitoring of national Plan for Environment Management;

– Preparation collection, treatment and vulgarization of environmental statistical data;

– Integrating environmental considerations in all plans and programs, notably economics, energetic, educational, and land management, with concerned technical departments;

– Management of geographic information systems on environment and nature protection;

– Follow up of activities of Interministerial Comity for Environment;

– Follow up of assistance and partnership program with national actors in environment and sustainable development activities;

– Implementation and evaluation of Agenda 21 and related action plans in Douala Urban council;

– Implementation of Kyoto Protocol and REDD, REDD+; Environment monitoring;

– Elaboration of Environmental and natural resources map, with technical and administrative departments concerned;

– Constitution of environmental data base, with concerned administrations;

– Elaboration and implementation of information and sensitization policy of environment and nature protection at all level of socioeconomic and cultural activities;

– Attendance to negotiations and implementation of international conventions, with concerned administrations;

– Impacts of climate change on water resources in Côte d’Ivoire (U.S. Country Studies Program, an ivoiro – American Project on the assessment of climate change) we have brought our contribution in estimating the climate change on Bandama and Sassandra;

– Forestry and mitigation of climate change;

– State of implementation of Environmental rules in Cameroon

– Sustainable management of ecosystems in Cameroon

– Climate change and sustainability of wheat production in arid areas of African countries;

– Inventory, Vulnerability and Adaptation of greenhouse gas effect in Côte d’Ivoire (Project UNEP);

– Climate change and water resources management in Côte d’Ivoire (BUYO Project in Côte d’Ivoire / Canadian Government);

– Urban wastes management in the cities of Douala and Yaounde for biofuels and carbon free energy in Cameroon (ADB Project / Cameroon Government) ;

– Survey of the treatment of sewage of COSMIVOIRE in Côte d’Ivoire (oil, soap and margarine factory);

– Survey of Douala Sea Port pollution;

– Our contributions on conventions, lawful and legislative texts adopted or signed for the protection of the natural resources and environment management; we can quote the following laws and decrees:

-RAMSAR Convention (Adhesion 2005).

-Bale Convention (adhesion 2002),

-Kyoto Protocole (adhesion 2002),

–   Decision 05/MINEP of 6th January 2006 on Clean Development Mechanism,

-Decree 2004/0577/PM February 23, 2004 laying down the methods of realization of the environmental impact assessment.

– As Sub Director in Charge of Environment Planning, we have elaborated many documents on Sectorial Plan for Sewage Management, Sectorial Plan for Air Pollution Management, Sectorial Plan for Soil Management, Sectorial Plan of Watersheds Management, Tracing of Biological Food Production and many others;

– Contribution for reforestation program in northern part of Cameroon in order to fight against drought and desertification;

– Contribution in elaborating Cameroon Program on new and renewable energy (Ministry of Energy and Water Resources).

We have brought our contribution to the assessment of different Parastatal bodies like:

  • Special Forestry and Fishery Funds :2004
  • National Funds for Forestry : 2004
  • Provincial Comity for Fight against Drought : 2004
  • National Office for Forest Plant Nursery : 2004
  • National Office for Forest Development : 2005
  • Special Funds for Forests Development :2005

Experience in Forest and Forest Resources Management

– Contribution to new forest law (incorporation of anthropogenic climate change in 94 forest law);

– Contribution to Forest Management Policy in Cameroon and in Central Africa:

-Validation of the Sub-regional Control Agreement with Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC);

-Validation of Sub-regional Guidelines on Sustainable Management of Plant Species of non-timber forest products (NTFP);

-Capacity building of COMIFAC personnel in climate change and Support to micro-project development;

-Regional Capacity Building Workshop on national biodiversity strategies and action plans;

-Sub-regional consultation and validation workshop on outcomes of FAO GCP/RAF/398/GER project;

-Validation of the forest policy harmonization road map in COMIFAC countries;

-Sustainable management of conceded and State forests of production reserve in Cameroon;

-Sustainable management of 400 000 ha of mangroves forests in Cameroon;

-Definition and implementation of sector policy of valorisation of wood resources;

-Valorisation and sustainable processing of ligneous products;

-Enforcement of forest control and follow up of eventual disputes;

-Conservation of biodiversity and valorisation of fauna product;

-Mastering and monitoring of forest and faunas resources;

-Sustainable funding mechanism adapted to conservation and management of fauna and protected area;

-Community management and monitoring of forestry and faunas resources.

PUBLICATIONS     

Tchatat G., 2013: Les Service Energétique au Cameroun ; PNUD Bureau Régional

Tchatat G., 2013: Biofuels in Sub Saharan Africa: Central Africa Study: Africa Forest Forum 

Tchatat G., 2013 : Impact environnementaux et sociaux du Couloir du Transport d’Energie sur les Ecosystèmes ; AER

Tchatat G., 2008 ; OMD Environnement Durable au Cameroun PNUD Bureau Régional

Tchatat G., 2007; Climate Change-Impacts on Water Resources and Agricultural Production in Central and West Africa. The case Study of Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire (Under Press – African Technology Policy Studies Network).

Tchatat G., 2006 ; Effective Natural Resource Management for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in the Context of Increased Scarcity and Climate Change in Cameroon, African Economic Research Consortium publications CR-2-8.

Tchatat G., 2005;  Modelling for Environmental Monitoring; Environmental Modelling for Developing Countries: Edited by Asit K.Biswas, T.N. Khoshoo and Ashook Khosla – Tycooly Publishing London and New York (2005-27687 CIP).

Tchatat G. 2003; Living Resources: Habitat Monitoring, Environmental Modeling for developing countries (vol. 91); Edited by Asit K. Biswas, T.N. Khoshoo and Ashok Khosla – Tycooly Publishing London and New York (2003-27681 CIP)

Tchatat G., 2003; Climate change and water Depletion in arid area of Sub-Saharan African countries: Lac Chad Watershed Cameroon, Ed. Odile Jacob, 1156-1181.

Tchatat G., 2003; Climate Change Impacts on Rice Production in a sub-basin of Lac Chad, University Press Buea,132-154.

Tchatat G., 2002; Evaluating Climate Change Impact on Water Resources of Benoue Cameroon, Duckstein and E parent (eds)

Tchatat G., 2002;Economic Planning and Sustainable development in Cameroon, Plan University Press Abidjan

Tchatat G., 2001; Economic Incidence of Climate Change Impact on Rice Production in Yagoua (Cameroon) University Press Buea

Sekou T. and Tchatat G., 1998; Climate Change Impacts on water resources in Côte d’Ivoire (Bandama and Sassandra watersheds) Nature, 382.

Sekou T. and Tchatat G., 1997; Economic Incidence of Climate Change on water resources in Odienne, News letter Abidjan.

Tchatat G., 1995; Energy, Environment and sustainable Development. News Letter

Tchatat G., 1995; Impact of the devaluation of CFA franc on supply and demand, University Press Abidjan.

Tchatat G.,1994; Main factors of supply and demand of agricultural products in Côte d’Ivoire, University Press Abidjan.

Tchatat G.,1994; Ivorian agriculture and the Structural adjustment Plan University Press Abidjan

Tchatat G. 1982; A Dew Drop in a Bush Fire (Poems) – Ed. Cle Yaounde.

SPORT ACTIVITIES

– Marathon, Swimming and Collective Sports

 

REFERENCE

1 – MATTA Joseph Roland  

Senator

Former Secretary of State (Minister)

mattaroland@yahoo.fr

Tel. +237 699 96 39 65

 

3 – Prof. DONTSI

Vice Rector State University of Yaoundé I Cameroon

Board Member, State University of Maroua – Cameroon

Professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management

University of Yaounde II

Tel. Mobile +237 699 81 78 33

 

2 – Dr. Zachary TCHOUNDJEU

Regional representative of ICRAF

+237 222 21 50 84

Email: z.tchoundjeu@cgiar.org

Dr. Gabriel TCHATAT