XIV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF RICE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN & 9th International Rice and Wheat Blast Conference

Conferencias Arroz 2024

Marion is an agricultural engineer, graduated from the Ecole Supérieure d’Agriculture d’Angers (France). She holds a Master of Science in Agricultural Development from Montpellier Supagro (France) and an MBA from the University of Poitiers (France). Between 1998 and 2004, he worked with public and non-governmental organizations in Madagascar, Ethiopia, Russia and the Democratic Republic of Congo on issues such as agricultural innovation, food security and value chains. She joined the Inter-American Development Bank in 2005, working in the offices of Haiti, Belize, Nicaragua and Panama, and also assuming responsibilities in Honduras, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Since 2019, she is coordinator of the IDB’s Environment, Rural Development and Disaster Risk Management Division for Central America, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Haiti. Her areas of expertise are agricultural innovation with participatory approaches; family farming; agroecological transition; and in general, the social and environmental dimensions of agricultural sustainability.