Emmanuel Awohouedji

Emmanuel Awohouedji is a graduate of the National School of Administration and Magistracy (ENAM, Ecole Nationale d’Administration et…

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Emmanuel Awohouedji is a graduate of the National School of Administration and Magistracy (ENAM, Ecole Nationale d’Administration et de Magistrature) of the University of Abomey-Calavi. He has a degree in Diplomacy and International Relations and oriented his interests towards the field of environmental studies. Motivated by his Bachelors’ dissertation on the implementation of the Rio Conventions in the Republic of Benin, he applied and was awarded for the Fulbright Scholarship to study Global Environmental Politics at American University (2015-2017). Since September 2017 he has been an Environmental Education teacher at Bishop Bresillac Bilingual School in Akassato, and also Project Manager with Sanus Ngo, a nonprofit organization in Abomey-Calavi, Republic of Benin. He is interested in how post-colonial theory intersects with sustainable development.

Tying a New Rope to an Old One: Developing an Environmental Education Curriculum in Benin
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Tying a New Rope to an Old One: Developing an Environmental Education Curriculum in Benin

Emmanuel Awohouedji, a Benin environmentalist and educator, shares his experience of building and teaching a curriculum focusing on environmental problems and issues for middle and high schools in the Republic of Benin. This type of teaching is missing in Benin and requires overcoming administrative, structural and material hurdles—but also provides rich experiences for others to […]