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Independent experts nominated by country party

Patrice Burger

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Agricultural Sciences
UN languages spoken


Job function
Telephone number
33 04 67556118
Work experience
After a ten year experience in the field of rural tourism project in France as private business, I was called to manage a training center for agroécology and alternative tourism in the north of Burkina Faso from 1984 to 1988. Agroecology was used as a good opportunity to increase fertility of the soil, to raise local production, to increase water conservation and structure of soil. The trainees were farmers and also employees of ministry of agriculture coming from different countrys in west Africa. Now several of them are involved in organic farming movements in Senegal, Burkina Faso and Benin. This experience help us to built an international center for agrécology and rural developpement in dry area of south of France (CIEPAD). The aim of the work was to train in environnement pedagogy and agroecology from the bottom up. I used to implement projects with agroecology component in different country's: in teh oasis of south of tunisia, in the west bank of Palesting… Since 1999, I
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Rural project management course for adults - 1997-CNEARC- Montpellier - France
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. 1987 coordination annexe technique de l'offrande au Crépuscule de Pierre Rabbi - Prix sully Olivier de Serre de Ministère de l'agriculture - editions de Candide/France_x000D_
2. 1992 Coordination d'une publication de fiches techniques agroécologiques Terre Nourricière pour l'Algérie - CCFD/France_x000D_
3. Collaboration aux actes des universités d'été du CIEPAD - Les Semences du Changement - Le travail en question - Entre villes surpeuplées et terroirs dégradés quelles alternatives sociales pour demain? - La mondialisation? Résister? Comment? … CIEPAD/France_x000D_
4. 1996 Collaboration aux actes d'Agrophoria en Turquie et en Grèce, "Agriculture durable sur les deux rives de la Méditerranée" édit. Fondation pour le Progrès de l'Homme - Paris_x000D_
5. 1998 Collaboration aux actes d'Agrophoria 2 en Palestine "Quelles politiques d'agricultures durables pour la Palestine? Édit. Fondation pour le Progrès de l'Homme - Paris.
Other activities
1. Responsible for Mediteranean area for pS-Eau (French Ngo dealing with networking and capacity building about water resource managment)_x000D_
2. Trainer for methodology in project management on international level.
Organisation name
Centre d'Action et de Réalisations Internationales
Organisation street address
Le Triol_x000D_
34380 Viols le Fort, 34380
Organisation city
Viols le Fort
Organisation country