Jean-Luc François

Agriculture, Rural Development and Biodiversity Division
Agence française de développement (AFD)


Jean-Luc François has been Head of the Agriculture, Rural Development and Biodiversity Division at AFD (Agence française de développement) since September 2009. Having worked as an expert government advisor in Thailand, the Congo, Mauritania, Côte d’Ivoire, Madagascar and Ethiopia, he has held a variety of posts within the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. Jean-Luc François is France’s Inspector General of Veterinary Public Health.   1 article on the blog ID4D The three prerequisites for progressive contractual agriculture in Africa

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Agence française de développement (AFD)

Agence française de développement (AFD) helps implement France’s development and international solidarity policy. It finances, supports and accelerates the transition to a fairer and more sustainable world through its public sector and NGO financing activities, research and publications (Editions AFD), sustainable development training (AFD Campus) and awareness-raising activities in France. Its teams are involved in more than 3,250 projects for the common good – focusing on climate, biodiversity, peace, gender equality, education and health – on the ground in French overseas departments, in 115 countries and in territories in crisis.