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1 Valery NOIHA NOUMI, Ph.D / LECTURER, UN Cameroon. Born on: March, in Yaounde, Cameroon Marital status: Married to NOIHA NGONGANG Charline One child: NOIHA MBATCHOU Dave Raphaël Permanent address: University of Ngaoundere, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences, P. O. Box: 454 Ngaoundere, Phone: (+237) or or Speciality: Botany/Ecology Sub-speciality: Systematic and ecology Degrees 2002 University of Yaounde I, bachelor s degree in Plant Biology 2003 University of Yaounde I, Master s degree in Botany/Ecology 2005 University of Yaounde I, Master s degree with thesis (DEA) in Botany/Ecology 2014 University of Yaounde I, PhD in Botany/Ecology (Systematic and Ecology) Current position Since 18 Nov 2011 Lecturer, University of Ngaoundere, Faculty of Science Department of Biological Sciences (Botany/Ecology) I m teaching Botany in Undergraduate level and Forestry Ecology in Graduate level. Professional experiences May 2013 ONG Egis_Cameroon (Project): Environmental impact along the road of the Kribi-Lolabe Highway; floristic inventory through transects Ghent University_Belgium, Research Group Spermatophytes, Center for Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution (CeMoFE) Techniques of DNA extraction using mini kit Dneasy plant, electrophoresis, Spectrophotometry, PCR, DNA sequencing, sequence alignment using PhyDE on line, elaboration of Phylogenetic trees, phylogeny analysis using ArboDraw, NJ plot, TreeView, TreeDyn and PAUP. April-May 2010 / Feb.-March 2011 Project from the Sangha Tri-National Trust Fund Fondation du Tri-National de la Sangha FTNS : Chief of inventory team in the project: Biodiversity and Carbon sequestration in the Lobeke national park

2 AFRICAPHARM, SARL: Botanist/Phytochemist Collection and identification of the roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana var. brazzeana (Pentadiplandraceae); extraction of alkaloids (Difeuine I, II and III) from the root of the plant Courses BOV 302 : Systematic of Spermatophytes University of Yaounde I, Faculty of Science, Department of Plant Biology: Part time teacher in the Laboratory of Plant Systematic and Ecology (Practical work) Tasks - Field trips with Bachelor student in Savannah, Forest and Isenberg; - Collections of samples for herbaria; - Classification according to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN) 2009 REDD (Reduction Emission from Deforestation and forest Degradation) project: Application of the Protocol and carbon monitoring in the tropical forest: Delimitation of the Carbon Impact Zone (CIZ plot) and circular permanent plot (Paired plot) FAO project: Evaluation and availability of Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in the Pallisco concession and its surroundings in east-cameroon Floristic inventory of timber trees (dbh 10 cm) in the forestry massive of Ngovayang in south Cameroon University of Yaounde I, Faculty of Science, Department of Plant Courses BV 314 : Biology and Reproduction of the giant group of Land Plants (Cormophytes) BV 302 : Systematic of Spermatophytes Biology: Part time teacher in the Laboratory of Plant Systematic and Ecology (Practical work) Tasks - Study of floral diagram of Angiosperms; - Type of fruits of Angiosperms; - Morphology of Bryophytes and Pteridophytes; - Anatomical study of roots and talks of monocots (Canna indica or Zanthosoma sagitifolia) and dicots (using Synedrella nodiflora) - Field trips with Bachelor student in Savannah, Forest and Isenberg; - Collections of samples for herbaria; - Classification according to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN) Referee: Pr. Dr. ZAPFACK Louis, University of Yaounde I, Faculty of Science, Department of Plant Biology. Laboratory of Plant systematic and Ecology. 2

3 Research Unit in Climate Change (RUCC) Phone: (00237) or Research interest: - Systematic, taxonomy and evolution of Angiosperms; - Molecular phylogeny of plants; - Ecology and biogeography of land plants; - Carbon sequestration of ecosystems. Drafting of reports June 2011 September 2010 Report of the training attended at Ghent University Biodiversité et séquestration du carbone dans le complexe forestier du Tri-national de la Sangha (TNS): cas du parc national de lobéké au sud cameroun (Analysis of the flora diversity and above ground biomass parts of the project) May 2008 Participation to the report drafting Evaluation and availability of nontimber forest products (NTFPs) in some UFA of Pallisco and its surroundings available on line: Sampling methods learned Epiphytic sampling using Johansson s method (1974); Establishment of transects and quadrants in fields; Methods of biomass collection in fields: a) Establishment of Circular plots (permanent plots) and Carbon Impact Zone (CIZ plot) according to the process of Reduction of Emissions due to Deforestation and Degradation (REDD); b) Collection data for Above Ground Biomass (AGB) analysis (scientific name and Diameter of Breast Height: DBH of species harvested); c) Collection data for litter, roots and herbs biomass analysis following REDD, Brown and Chave methodologies; d) Collection data for Below Ground Biomass (BGB) analysis following REDD methodology and others. Collection of plant specimens for molecular phylogeny analysis using silica gel; Extraction of DNA from plant leaves; PCR and alignment of DNA sequences; Establishment and evaluation of Phylogenetic trees. Scholarships and Grants 3

4 2011 Grant from IDEA WILD (USA); donation of materials: Computer PC, Digital camera and GPS Master research grant from the Center for Tropical Forest Science (CTFS) of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) Participation to seminar and congress 9-11 Sept African Forest Forum (AFF): Atelier de formation. Thème : «Reoutiller le personnel des services de vulgarisation et des organisations de la société civile dans les domaines clés de la science et de la pratique du changement climatique en lien avec les forêts» May 2010 International day of biodiversity held at Limbe Feb Feb Feb - March 2007 Atelier technique de concertation sur la comptabilisation de la biomasse dans le processus REDD International day of humid zone held at Yaounde XVIII th congress of AETFAT held at Yaounde-Cameroon: oral communication on the vascular epiphytes of Korup national park. Memberships Since 10/2013 Since 2011 Since 2007 Since 2004 Member of African Forest Forum (AFF) Research Group Spermatophytes, UGent, Faculty of Science, Belgium Centre Africa Botanists Network (REBAC) Centre for Ethnobotany Network (CEN) Publications Peer reviewed articles Year 2014 Valery Noiha Noumi, Lucie Florence Mbade and Louis Zapfack (2014, Accepted, in press). Biodiversity management and plant dynamic in a cocoa agroforest (Cameroon). International Journal of Plant and Soil Sciences Year 2013 Zapfack L, Noiha Noumi V, Dziedjou Kwouossu PJ, Zemagho L & Fomete Nembot T, Deforestation and carbon stocks in the surroundings of Lobéké national park (Cameroon) in the Congo basin. Environment and Natural Resources Research, 3 (2):

5 Year 2011 J.R. NGUEGUIM, J.P. DONDJANG, J. ONANA, P. TATA IJANG, L. ZAPFACK, V. NOIHA NOUMI, O.C. KENGNE et C. MOMO SOLEFACK (2011). Moabi (Baillonella toxisperma Pierre) : arbre à usage multiple de forêt dense humide du Cameroun. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 5(6): Noiha Noumi V, L Zapfack & B Sonké, Ecological behaviour and biogeography of endemic species of the genus Piper L. in Africa: A case of the Guineo- Congolean Region. African Journal of Plant Science, 5 (4): Noiha Noumi V, L Zapfack, Kengne OC, Mangambu Mokoso JD, Ngueguim JR, Tchadji JC & B Sonké, Eco-biogéographie du genre Peperomia en Afrique: cas de la Région Guinéo-Congolaise. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 68 (1): Year 2010 Mangambu Mokoso JD, V Noiha Noumi, L Zapfack et B Sonké, Etude phytosociologique du groupement à Piper capensis (RD Congo). International Journal of Environmental Studies, 67 (3): Noiha Noumi V, Zapfack L, Sonké B, Achoundong G. et Kengne OC, Distribution et richesse taxonomiques des épiphytes de quelques phorophytes au Parc national de Korup (Cameroun). International Journal of Environmental Studies. 67 (1): Submitted Noiha Noumi V., Adamou Bessa B. and Zapfack L., (submitted). Diversity and carbon stocks in the cocoa agroforests in the surrounding of the Lobeke national park in the Congo basin. GEO-ECO-TROP, Academic yields 2014 Ecology and systematic of the Piperaceae-Piperoideae in tropical Africa. Ph.D thesis in Botany/Ecology, University of Yaounde I, 200 p. + Annexes Epiphytic flora of Korup national Park (South-West, Cameroon). Master thesis in Botany/Ecology, University of Yaounde I, 50 p. Ngaoundere_Cameroon, June 2014 Noiha Noumi Valery 5 5

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