Orou Sannou, Ramoudane

Doctoral Researcher

Selected Publications
  • Ramoudane Orou Sannou
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    +49 351 7999 3812

    Research Interests

    • Climate Change
    • Population Studies
    • Social network analysis and complex adaptive systems theory
    • Sustainability Science


    • Postgraduate Diploma, Environmental Management, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (2018)
    • Master, Rural Economics and Sociology, University of Parakou, Benin (2018)
    • Bachelor, Rural Economics and Sociology, University of Parakou, Benin (2014)


    • Data Fellow, United Nations Population Fund
    • Researcher, African Union Commission

    Biographical Statement

    Ramoudane Orou Sannou is a Doctoral Researcher in the Joint PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil, and Waste between Technische Universität Dresden and UNU-FLORES. He is interested in providing research-based evidence to support the design of policies, programmes, and innovative projects that foster an egalitarian development process in the world, particularly in Africa. A versatile socioeconomist with strong analytical and quantitative skills, Ramoudane has research experiences in a variety of fields ranging from socioeconomic and environmental analyses to population studies, with a keen interest in the use of data science and network analysis to generate evidence for better decision-making.

    Prior to joining UNU-FLORES, Ramoudane has worked as a UNFPA Population Data Fellow, where he supported the work of the UNFPA Country Office in Burkina Faso in strengthening and modernising the country’s civil registration and vital statistics system. He previously worked as a Researcher for the African Union Commission and contributed to a better understanding of Africa’s potential to harness the demographic dividends. Ramoudane holds a Public Management Certificate from the YALI Regional Leadership Center in Dakar, Senegal.

    As part of his PhD, Ramoudane is conducting research to increase understanding on and measure the impacts of agricultural practices on the social dimension of sustainability.

  • Book Chapters

    • Orou Sannou, Ramoudane, Idrissou Bako, Ismaïl Moumouni, Mohamed Nasser Baco, and Adewole Olagoke. 2019. “Participatory Management of Tropical Dry Forests in Benin.” In Handbook of Research on the Conservation and Restoration of Tropical Dry Forests, edited by Rahul Bhadouria, Sachchidanand Tripathi, Pratap Srivastava, and Pardeep Singh, 213-232. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
      Url: https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/participatory-management-of-tropical-dry-forests-in-benin/240117