Adolé Isabelle Glitho, Prof

Fellow of AAS since 2015
Bioscience/ Entomology
Born in 1949

Prof Isabelle Glitho's research activities covered the following fields:- Pest Management in post harvest; - Biocontrol with entomopathogens, parasitoids and botanical pesticides and - Insect Resistance to pesticides.

The results obtained were published in more than 100 papers, 60 communications and three scientific books (with H index 15). Her results have made major impacts on better knowledge of the bioecology of insects pests and their control measures. The models of IPM and the technologies developed through the on-farm participatory research are currently used by many African researchers and famers. She contributed also to capacity building in sustainable pest management, by training about 50 researchers from different countries. She has set up and currently conducting the International Master Degree on Environment, Water and Health. She has organized three international symposia on Sustainable post harvest systems, Vegetable pests and diseases and Bio-pesticides.

Recognitions: membership in national and other academies, prizes:

  • Knight of Order of Academic Palms of FRANCE
  • Knight of Order of Academic Palms of CAMES
  • Officer of Order of Academic Palms of TOGO
  • Knight of « La Légion d'Honneur » of FRANCE
  • African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards: Regional Scientific Awards for Women in Science.