Jules Adjima is a Research Fellow and the Executive Director of Les Compagnons Ruraux (LCR), a national NGO based in Togo. Jules has over 20 years of experience with the participatory approach to mountain forest management, the conservation of endangered plant species, the promotion of the green economy and the strengthening of women social capital for their involvement in forest restoration. As trainer in Analog Forestry since 2008, Mr. Jules has trained 263 Environmental protection associations and NGOs’ leaders, Local decision-makers, grassroots from Togo, Benin, Burkina-Faso and Ghana in Western Africa. Mr. Jules is author of several books and paragraph books on forest management.
Apart from working with the Platform of Civil Society Organizations for the Safeguarding of Mountains (PSM) research team in Western Africa, Mr. Jules is author of « Risks to sustainability of western African mountains and their communities » published by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security and within the framework of Global Mountain Safeguard Research (GLOMOS). His personal research expertise focuses on innovations in mountain regions in the Togo and Ghana Highlands.