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Independent experts nominated by country party

Jean-Marie Lamachere

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Discipline of Expertise
UN languages spoken


Job function
Telephone number
33 04 67416232
Work experience
From 1990 to 1996 at Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), then at Montpellier (France), I worked for UNDD and FAO with CIEH (Comité Interafricain d'Etudes Hydrauliques) and Cemagref for use of remote sensing to map the surface features (soil, vegetation, land use and the superficial structures of the soils) on small basins (publications # 2 and 3)._x000D_
From 1989 to 1993 at Ouagadougou, I worked with CIEH, CIRAD and national institutes of agronomic research on a project financed by European Community to develop bottomlands in Sahel (publication #1)._x000D_
From 1983 to 1985 in Burkina Faso, I worked for the World Bank about flooding risks on the rice production in the plain of Dionkele (region of Bobo Dioulasso in west Burkina)._x000D_
From 1975 to 1982, I was in charge of the pluviometric data bank in Morocco, of the meteorological network developed by the Hydrological Direction (50 stations) and of the hydrological network in the north of this country (25 stations). This job was devoted to the supervision o
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Engineer of the national high school of applied geology and mining exploration in Nancy - mention hydrogeology - 1971.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Albergel J., Lamachère J.M., Lidon B., Mokadem A.I. and Van Driel W. 1993. Mise en valeur agricole des bas-fonds au Sahel. Typologie, fonctionnement hydrologique, potentialités agricoles. (Developing Bottomlands in the Sahel. Typology, hydrological processes, agricultural potential)._x000D_
Rapport final d'un projet CORAF-R3S réalisé avec le soutien de la CE, DG XII. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, CIEH ; Montpellier, France, CIRAD-CA. 335 p. Scientific editor with J- Albergel. Main author with J. Albergel for the pages 9 to 113, 233 to 249 and 299 to 302._x000D_
2. FAO, CIEH, ORSTOM and Cemagref 1996. Crues et apports. Manuel pour l'estimation des crues décennales et des apports annuels pour les petits bassins non jaugés de l'Afrique sahélienne et tropicale sèche. Bulletin FAO d'irrigation et de drainage n°54. Rome, Italy. 244 p. Reviewer of the book. Main author with C. Puech (Cemagref) for the pages 193-208._x000D_
3. FAO, Cemagref, ORSTOM (to be published). Télédétection et gestion de
Other activities
1. Responsible for hydrologic activities of the French network "EROSION".
Organisation name
Organisation street address
Laboratoire d'Hydrologie_x000D_
911 avenue Agropolis_x000D_
B.P. 5 045, 34032, 1
Organisation city
Montpellier Cedex
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