Ro Afatchao, Ph.D.
Romuald (Ro) Afatchao is a clinical professor and the Associate Director of The Martin Institute and the International Studies Program at the University of Idaho (UI) with more than ten years of experience in international development. Dr. Afatchao has a law degree and an L.L.M. in environmental law and politics from University of Lome in Togo, an M.A. in International Studies from University of Limoges in France, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from UI. A native of Togo, he co-founded a Togolese NGO - The National Association of Consumers and the Environment - in the late 1990s. In 2010, Dr. Afatchao founded the Institute for Community Partnerships and Sustainable Development. Dr. Afatchao teaches courses on international studies and international development and is a frequent guest lecturer on cross-cultural issues at the University of Idaho.