young Africans are rewarded in the international competition by


The 2021 edition of the international competition “My Thesis in 180 seconds” organized by the National Center for Scientific Research was held this weekend in Paris. It is for young researchers to present their work in three minutes, to be as educational as possible. A challenge for young Africans has been tackled successfully.

Present her dissertation in three minutes and in simple and understandable terms to a large audience: Senegalese Aminata Sourang Mbaye Diouf from Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar took the spotlight brilliantly after winning the jury’s second prize with her dissertation covering the transfer of family businesses to Senegal .

“Almost all companies in Senegal are family-owned,” she explains at the microphoneAram Mbengue by the RFI Society service. It was for me the opportunity to propose an appropriate legal system for these family businesses ”.

The second prize went to Beninese Probus Mahougbé Kiki for his work with smart agricultural surveillance networks in West Africa. “I chose to work with this theme, because Fall Armyworm and in particular the caterpillar is a pest that attacks more than eighty crops in Africa and therefore can contribute by proposing a solution that can reduce their impact on our cultures. In this famine, I think that it would be a good contribution to the development of our societies ”.

The competition was won by Swiss Yohann Thenaisie, who works with Parkinson’s disease, and Prince Makay Bamba, from the University of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, received the public award for his work in deciphering developmental disorders. In Central Africa.

► The MT180 competition website


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