Photo_1On April 19 2016 Benewinde Jean-Bosco Zoungrana successfully defended his PhD  “Vegetation cover response under rainfall variability and land use/cover change  in the southwest of Burkina Faso” dealing with remote sensing for land cover and vegetation mapping in West Africa at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana– congratulations! Jean-Bosco is a member of the graduate school “Land use and climate change in West Africa” at KNUST. He visited our department during his Phd two times, altogether he stayed for 6 months. Dr. Michael Thiel was his mentor in Germany.

Dr. Zoungrana conducted an excellent research, out of which he already published two scientific papers. The third manuscript is almost ready for submission.