Lecturer and Researcher
Université Joseph KI-ZERBO, Burkina Faso
Bilampoa GNOUMOU / TIOMBIANO, Ph.D, is a Lecturer and Researcher at the Higher Institute of Population Sciences at Université Joseph Ki-Zerbo (Burkina Faso). Her research and teaching interests include: family dynamics, gender, demographic dividend, child protection, schooling and child health in sub-Saharan Africa. She is the author of several scientific publications on these research topics. She has been involved in several national and international research projects, including: Out-of-School Children and Adolescents in Burkina Faso, Niger and Democratic Republic of Congo; Child labor in cotton producing areas in Burkina Faso; High School Enrollment in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Study of Education Policies and Path Inequalities in Five Countries (Burkina Faso, Madagascar, Uganda, Senegal and Tanzania), Gender and Activities in Sub-Saharan Africa (Burkina Faso, Benin and Togo); Implications of fertility strategies and household composition for school enrollment and child labor in urban Burkina Faso; Demographic Dividend Study in Burkina Faso; Gender and Economic Decisions Study in Burkina Faso, Qualitative Study of Women Producing Cash Crops in Benin, etc.
Her current research focuses on: Determinants of adolescent School success; Limiting factors of rights promotion and access of youth and adolescents to sexual and reproductive health services at the community level; factors of early marriage in Burkina Faso; Gender and socio-economic success trajectories in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). She is also coordinating a research project on the “Valorization and Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge for a Greater Impact of Social Policies in Burkina Faso”. She is the Coordinator of regional training on “Gender and Development” organized by her institute.