Trainer NICHE projects, Benin
Anne Floquet studied agriculture at the Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs des Techniques et Pratiques Agricoles, France, has a master in Agronomy from Göttingen University, Germany, and a PhD in Agricultural Sciences, major in agricultural economics, from Hohenheim University, Germany.
Anne Floquet is involved for ICRA in two NICHE projects in Benin since 2015.
Anne Floquet is presently a professor and researcher at the University of Abomey-Calavi in Cotonou. The fields she is working in are agricultural economics and social science.
Anne has extensive experience on the development of training modules and conducting training in Benin, Burkina Faso and the sub-region. She developed a participatory technology development and evaluation program on planted fallows for sustainable farming and was a researcher and national coordinator of the research program on peri-urban agriculture in Benin and Senegal.
Anne has also ample experience in Agricultural Innovation (e.g. JOLISAA with UAC, CIRAD, KARI, ETC, Wageningen UR, University of Pretoria; AGRIFAM with CORAF and stakeholders in Benin, Mali. Niger, Togo, Sénégal, Burkina-Faso).
She designed and conducted a participatory local impact monitoring approach of public policies in the education sector (SILP) in Benin (GIZ, World Bank), and worked in communal development and capacity building of civil society in Zou Department in Benin.
She is now designing training for local economic development and farms & small enterprises cluster promotion.