Faith Isikhuemen Ebhodaghe (Nigeria)
Faith Isikhuemen Ebhodaghe
Research project: Characterising the impact of community-driven tsetse and trypanosomiasis control in the human-livestock-wildlife interface of Shimba Hills, Kwale County, Kenya
Research goals: To evaluate comparative impact of conventional tsetse and trypanosomiasis (T&T) control tools and a novel T&T control technology, the Waterbuck-derived tsetse-repellent compound in the Shimba Hills, Kwale County, Kenya.
Host projects and funding: Upscaling community-driven tsetse and trypanosomiasis control (Biovision Foundation) and Integrated Biological Control Applied Research Project, Tsetse component (European Union).
Bio: Faith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria and a Master of Philosophy in Entomology from the University of Ghana, Legon. He is a member of the Zoological Society of Nigeria.
Supervisors: Drs. Michael Okal and Beatrice Muriithi
Advisors: Drs. Dan Masiga and Tobias Landmann