Paul Ndiaga CISS is a doctoral student in Plant Production and Agronomy at the Université Gaston Berger de Saint Louis. At IPAR, he works as a Research Assistant on agronomic, ecological and climate change issues. Mr. CISS holds a bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences (Animal and Plant Biology) and a master’s degree in Agroforestry, Ecology and Adaptation from the Université Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) in Dakar, where he obtained his master’s degree following a one-year internship at the Laboratoire Mixte International Intensification Ecologique des sols cultivés en Afrique de l’Ouest (LMI IESOL) at IRD in Dakar. He also spent a year at ISRA, where he was in charge of assessing the vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate change and identifying adaptation options in the Niayes region of Senegal, a project funded by the FAO. His thesis work focused on the Impact of cropping practices on the microbial stability of soils in the Senegalese groundnut basin, in a context of climate change marked by extreme events.