Léopold K. Fakambi

Beninese agricultural engineer (1942-2021)
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Léopold Kocou Fakambi (21 October 1942 – 24 August 2021) was a Beninese agronomist, engineer, nutritionist, and academic. He was born in Lomé, Togoland, French West Africa.

Fakambi became a professor of plant physiology at the University of Benin. He later was founding dean of the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences at the University of Abomey-Calavi. He worked as a visiting professor at Senghor University in Alexandria.

He co-founded the Formation Internationale en Nutrition et Sciences Alimentaires and was Director from 1992 to 2000. He was also a founding member of the Conseil national de l’Alimentation et de la Nutrition in Benin.

Fakambi died on 24 August 2021 at the age of 78.[1]

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  1. Ayosso, Akpédjé (24 August 2021). "Le doyen de la FSA Léopold Fakambi n'est plus". 24 Heures au Bénin (in French). Retrieved 31 August 2021.