Sylvestre José Tidiane Manga is a law specialist and a bio-scientist with a vast experience in bio-industrial innovation and the green economy. He has a doctorate in Agricultural Biotechnology Law, a doctorate in Hydro-Agricultural Planning and Economics / Mathematical modelling and a Masters in International Law. He has several peer-reviewed publications. Sylvestre is a Legal Research Fellow, McGill University affiliated Centre of International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL). He is also an International Consultant to the Convention on Biological Diversity Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety Parties (UNEP-GEF BIOSAFETY Unit).