Daouda Kassie

Daouda KASSIE (daouda.kassie@cirad.fr) is a health geographer (PhD) and Geomatics specialist (MSc), employed in 2015 as a researcher at UPR AGIRS, currently UMR ASTRE of CIRAD.

Between 2015 and 2017, he was also a lecturer in health geography at Paris Ouest Nanterre-La-Défense University (France) and at Liège Universty (Belgium).

Since 2017, he has been assigned to the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar (IPM). In Madagascar, his activities are part of the One Health - Indian Ocean DP (Partnership Research and Teaching System) which aimed at leading integrated approaches to human and animal health in the Indian Ocean countries. In this DP, Daouda's activities are related to zoonoses (Rabies, Cysticercosis), human diseases (malaria) and the health care system. They aim to assess the risks to food safety and public health and focus on optimization methods for the management of these risks.

Before CIRAD, he worked from 2011 to 2012 as a Geomatic engineer at the Center for Epidemiology on Medical Causes of Death (CépiDC) of the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM, France) and from 2012 to 2015 as scientific partner of Paris Ouest Nanterre-La-Défense University based at the French Institute Research for Development (IRD) of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso).

Daouda is a graduate in Geography of Health from Paris Ouest Nanterre-La-Défense university and in Geomatics from Paris 1 Panthéon-La-Sorbonne University.

He’s the author and co-authors of about 17 publications in human and animal diseases, health care systems and geomatic tools in African countries.