Marquis Who’s Who (www.marquiswhoswho.com), the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Dr. Roland Holou a Lifetime Achiever (wwlifetimeachievement.com/2018/10/18/roland-holou), a 2018 Recipient of the “Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award” (wwlifetimeachievement.com). Dr. Roland Holou celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. The selection was based on factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field, etc.
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Prior to the 2018 “Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award”, Dr. Roland Holou (www.RolandHolou.com) received many other awards. Roland Holou is a scientist, a businessman, a published author, and an international consultant. His areas of expertise include: Agronomy, Agriculture, Agribusiness, Plant Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Entomology, Microbiology, Physiology, Rangeland Management, Soil Science, Biochemistry, Ecology, Biofuels, Sustainable Agriculture, Regulatory Affairs, Seed Technology, Natural Resources Management, Project Management, Africa Development, International Trade and Development, Community Development, Economic Development, Capacity Building, Policy Analysis, Six Sigma Certification, Diaspora Engagement, Social Entrepreneurship, Statistical Methodology/Analysis, Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills (English, French, and 5 African Dialects). He is the Founder and CEO of DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com), the premier international diaspora engagement network platform. Dr. Roland Holou is a dual citizen of Benin Republic (West Africa) and the USA. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Agronomy and his Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering at the University of Abomey Calavi in Benin. He has a Ph.D. in Plant, Insect and Microbial Sciences at the University of Missouri (USA) where he graduated as the Doctoral Marshal (first of his class). Dr Roland Holou is also the author of the Biography of Prof Brice Augustin Sinsin (www.BriceSinsin.com) and of “The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders“, www.AfricanDiasporaLeaders.com, a comprehensive reference and background book that highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe.