Publications and films

Publications and films


Principal author of seven books. Author of chapters in 11 other books, of more than 50 scientific and popular publications, and of hundreds of research and advisory reports. The titles are presented in the List of publications 2023 (click on the link). They are organized under the headings of the survey below, which illustrate my fields of interest, knowledge and experience. The publications are sent on request (CONTACT) as far as digital versions are available. The survey starts with a few movies.One about semi-nomadic livestock keeping in Mali, a documentary about the PhD research of Dr. Abdrahamane Diallo and Dr. Gaoussou Traoré. Two other French spoken films have been added. One shows a crucial meeting of Congolese women farmer leaders that has led to the foundation of a national umbrella organization. The other concerns a theater performance in Kinshasa about food security in DRC, initiated by IFDC-CATALIST. Click on the titles and you can see the movies.

I – Film

  • “Independant”, 1978 – a movie from Henk Breman and Andrez de Jong about the semi-nomadic way of keeping livestock in Mali.
  • The National Academy of Congolese Women Farmers  (ANPC)» (part 1 and part 2) Goma, 12-05-2012. A preparatory meeting regarding the creation of the ANPC.
  • « The 5 challenges of food security» Kinshasa, 28-06 – 2012 “The Theatre Company”
  •  « The Béjarts » shows what is required to ensure that the Congolese agriculture is able to bring national food security. An initiative of IFDC-CATALIST.The Theatre Company

II – Books

Agricultural development

Animal husbandry

Crop & livestock intensification


III – Scientific articles, studies, reports and interviews 

 Animal husbandry

 Arable farming


Biological- or organic agriculture

Carbon sequestration 


 Environment and development

 Crop & livestock intensification

Integrated soil fertility management

  •  S o i l   a m e n d m e n t s   a n d   f e r t i l i z e r
  •  F e r t i l i z e r
  •  L i m i n g
  •  P h o s p h a t e  r o c k

 Legumes (in rangelands and agriculture) 

 Range land management

 Desertification control

Rural development/ Dovetailing of agro-ecological and socioeconomic conditions

Land tenure & gender related constraints