Professor (Mrs.) Adole Isabelle Glitho is Togolese and the former dean of “Faculté des Sciences” at the University of Lomé in Togo. She is an entomologist with 40 years of experience in agricultural and medical entomology research. She has managed numerous national and international research and development projects and mentored over 15 PhD and 34 MSc students from different countries. Professor Glitho has published over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. She was a lead organizer and keynote speaker of many conferences at the international level. She has also served as an editor of the Journal, RAMReS of CAMES (Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l'Enseignement Supérieur). She is the recipient of major international awards such as: Officer of Togo Academic Palms, Knight of CAMES Academic Palms, Knight of La Légion d’Honneur (France), and Laureate for the Regional African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award in 2013. She is the holder of the UNESCO Chair "Women, Science and Sustainable Water Management in West Africa.” From 2013 to 2019, she was the president of the Regional Experts Commission of West Africa for Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (CRE-DRAO/AUF). Professor Glitho is also the vice-president of the Togolese National Academy of Science, Art and Letters (ANSALT) and a fellow of African Academy of Sciences. In addition, she is a leader/member of many national and international scientific councils (ITRA, 2iE, CNRST, C2D, PARFAO, etc.).
Professor of Entomology
University of Lomé