Conferences and scientific visits as at January 2023:
  • Guest Researcher, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, writing stay, 1September -29 November 2022.
  • Guest Researcher, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) Stellenbosch, South Africa, ‘Analyzing Policy and Institutions for Disaster Risk Reduction in sub-Saharan Africa’, 1 May to 11 June, 2021.
  • LIRA conference on Transdisciplinary Research, Abidjan, Cote d’ivoire, 2-7 September, 2018.
  • Knowledge for Tomorrow. Social Sciences in Africa Project Selection workshop, 25-30 March 2018, Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
  • Africa NKo. Speaking of Africa in the world and redefining the Social Sciences and the Hu-manities: Words of Validation of Knowledge Bamako, Mali, 22-26 October, 2017.
  • 10th Annual International Symposium on Agriculture, 10-13 July 2017, Athens, Greece.
  • Conference on project planning and time management (Volkswagen Foundation), Ngurdoto Lodge, 12-15 November 2016, Arusha Tanzania.
  • Wessex Institute of Technology International Conference on Disaster Management, Istanbul, Turkey, 20-22 May 2015.
  • Workshop on Mixed Methods Research (Volkswagen Foundation), 16-24th March 2014, Humura Resort, Kampala Uganda
  • GLAFAD International Conference on Governance, conflict Resolution, Decentralization and socioeconomic development, Midrand, South Africa, 13-15 November 2013
  • Social science research in Sub-Saharan Africa (Volkswagen Foundation, Frankfurt), 18-22 February 2012, Bamako – Mali
  • Theory, Analysis and Empirical Study of Institutions and Organizations (Prof. Dr. W. Bockel-mann, Prof. Dr. K. Hagedorn et al.), 4-8 October 2010, Humboldt University of Berlin, Ger-many
  • Third Doctoral Research Seminar in Development Economics (Prof. Dr. T. Brück et al.), 29 September- 1 October 2010, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) Berlin, GermanyNew approaches to the study of enterprises: the role of motivations (Prof. Dr. Borzaga et al.), 29 August – 9 September 2010, University of Trento, Italy
  • Scientific Writing Course (Prof. Dr. S. von Cramon-Taudabel), 14- 17 September 2009, Uni-versity of Göttingen, Germany
  • Microeconomics of Growth, Poverty and Inequality (Prof. Dr. M.R. Carter and PD. Dr. Martin Petrick), 3- 7 November 2008, IAMO Halle, Germany
  • National workshop on Leadership and collaborative Management of Forest environments in Cameroon (PEMSAHR, SIEMENPUU Foundation) 9th -15th April 2006
  • Project proposal writing and fund raising strategies in development programmes (NESA, BfTW) 1st – 5th November 2004, Presbyterian Church Center Mankon-Bamenda, Cameroon.
  • Project proposal writing and fund raising strategies in development programmes (NESA, BfTW) 1st – 5th November 2004, Presbyterian Church Center Mankon
  • Policy analysis in Developing countries (Institute of Rural development, Göttingen University) 19th – 20th June 2004
  • HIV/AIDS. A disease challenges us (EED), May 2004, Tübingen Germany
  • Food quality. A challenge for the North and South (IAAS Belgium) 16th July – 10th August 2003
  • Gender sensitive participatory approaches for self-help promotion (BfTW, SIRDEP) 10th -30th March 2002
  • Workshop on Organizational Development (PCC, Basel Mission) 29th October – 2nd Novem-ber 2001
  • Seminar on “Disaster management in Sub-Saharan Africa. Policies, Institutions and Processes”, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa, 20 May 2021
  • Academic Seminar for “change of Academic Rank to Associate Professor”, Ecole Normale Superieur – Yaounde – Cameroon, 23-26 November, 2020
  • Seminar for Scientific writing, Bamenda University of Science and Technology, 20-21 May, 2019
  • Doctoral seminar on “managing Natural Risks and Shocks. Informal Response Mechanisms and the Role of Nonprofit Organization (PD. Dr. Martin Petrick), 2 November 2010, IAMO Halle, Germany
Honours & Awards
  • 2018: Second best Lecturer (as ranked by students), College of Technology, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon
  • 1994: Second overall best graduate, Regional College of Agriculture, Bambili, Cameroon