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Benoit Thierry

Seychelles, Madagascar

Benoit Thierry is the IFAD Country Program Manager for Seychelles and Madagascar.

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Created: 29th Oct 2009
Modified: 30th Oct 2009
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Country Portfolio Manager, Seychelles and Madagascar

Description of Work:

He worked in the late 1980’s as a Project Manager with the Bolivian NGO “Suma Mankranani” and for the group French Volunteers for Progress (AFVP) in Western Mali.

In the 1990’s, he was the Regional Representative for West Africa with GRDR - Group for Research & Implementation of Rural Development where he specialised in remittances and as Project Manager in Cambodia with GRET (Research Group for Technological Exchange) on a water and sanitation programme; as a Rural Development Advisor with UNDP in the same country monitoring the CARERE reconstruction programme.

He joined IFAD in 2004, where he was a Portfolio Manager with UNOPS office in Kenya and supervised francophone IFAD projects in the Eastern and Southern Africa region.

Biographical Information
Benoit Thierry
(At a Glance)
Gender: male

Thierry is an agro-economist . He completed studies as a Rural Development Advisor with concentration in Local Development in Nancy, France (1985), graduated Engineer in Tropical Agricultural Economy from ISTOM-Institut Supérieur Technique d’Outre Mer, Le Havre, France (1987) and completed a Doctoral Programme in Human Geography from the University of Sorbonne, France (1988).

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