View the full interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yW5TRZslj8
Ehouman Evans (Ph.D.), Agroforestry Project Manager at CIRAD, gives an interview to the R Consortium about his journey with R, his career, how he’s applied his R knowledge to Agroforestry, and more. The interview was conducted by Kevin O’Brien of the Why R? Foundation.
In this interview, Ehouman began by sharing about the country of Cotonou in West Africa, its well-known surrounding cities, and what the R community is like there. Afterward, Ehouman discussed his work in Agroforestry and the impact it is having on locations in West Africa. He also connects his sustainable development goals with his work as a “plant scientist.”
Following this, Ehmouman gave more background on his career path and transitioned to his journey with R and its usability in his work. He discussed more about the R community in Cotonou, surrounding countries, and his personal journey with learning and using R. Ehmouman also shared about the networking he has done with other R communities around the world. The interview finishes with Ehmouman sharing some of his favorite R packages and wraps up by giving his advice for those who are beginning their journey with R.
0:31 Sharing about Cotonou, West Africa
5:01 Plant Science, Numerical Ecology, and location
7:15 Sustainable development goals
9:00 Sharing about Ehouman’s career path
14:40 Journey with R
17:33 R in the community of Cotonou
20:19 News about R Community in Cotonou
22:26 Connections with other Francophone countries
25:38 Ehouman gives advice
28:05 International connectivity
29:33 Ehmouman’s favorite R package
30:46 Thank you!
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