Adolé Isabelle Glitho, Prof
Fellow of AAS since 2015
Born in 1949
Mrs GLITHO-AKUESON Adolé Isabelle, Togolese, is born in 1949 in Benin. She is Full Professor in Entomology.
With more than 35 years of experience in teaching and research, Professor Glitho has more than 130 papers, 90
communications and 3 scientific books in several areas of Entomology ( - IPM, Biocontrol, Insect vectors Management and Resistance to pesticides studies).
To date, Prof. Glitho trained more than 50 young researchers from different countries in Africa, especially in agricultural and medical entomology. She has contributed to capacity building for sustainable management of pest populations.
She had organized 3 international with the Interafrican Phytosanitary Council (IAPSC/AU) and West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) in Sustainable post harvest system, Vegetable pests and diseases and Biopesticides.
She has been Coordinator of Researchers committee on plant protection in French speaking countries in Africa and Member of the advisory committee of SADAOC Foundation (Sustainable Food Security for West and Central Africa)
. She is holder of the UNESCO Chair "Women, Science and Sustainable Water Management in West Africa”.
She is an expert for UNESCO for gender issues in higher education in Africa.
She is member of the advisory council for 4 international (AUF , IRD, a WECARD project and the Foundation 2iE) and 1 national (ITRA) institutions.
The women in science association she created gave financial support to more than 30 girls in Master and Doctorate level in Science and had a promotion program for Women in Science in West Africa.
Professor Glitho is Officer of Togo Academic Palms, Knight of CAMES Academic Palms, Knight of La Légion d’Honneur (France) and Laureate for the Regional African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award 2013.
Professor Glitho is the Vice-Président of Togolese National Academy of Science, Art and Letters (ANSALT) and AAS fellow.