Check Abdel Kader Baba works as research associate country program manager at TMG Research. His research focuses on Social innovations for upscaling sustainable land management practices in Benin. He is currently working on digital participatory mapping as a tool to integrate riparian communities’ rights to land and resources in forest management plans, and to support the implementation of the UNCCD landmark Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.
Prior to joining TMG Research, Kader worked at the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS-Potsdam). He also has over 15 years of working experience in various development programs and institutions including GIZ Benin, Plan International Benin, Unidea Foundation, and the Cooperative League of the United States of America (CLUSA). He holds a master’s degree in Tropical forestry and management (TU Dresden).