MAGROC - Support for ISARA's Food'Africa Program to identify new Moroccan academic and professional partners

April 2023
May 2023
Project cost
3 000 €
Role in the project
Market expertise




Agriculture Agroprocessing Market


Main goals

As part of ISARA Lyon's strategy to develop its character as an international engineering school, the school participates in the Food'Africa program. This program makes it possible to deepen the academic relationship with other international actors while mobilizing public and associative actors. ISARA targets Morocco as a pilot country, a country with an important academic network and with dynamic private stakeholders

Specific objectives

SO1. Prospecting academic and professional networks and identifying other actors
SO2. Meeting of professionals network during the Salon de l'Agriculture au Maroc (SIAM) of Meknes (May 2 to 4, 2023)
SO3. Punctual monitoring of the acquired stakeholders network

Related people

Agronomist value chain tasks officer / Agriculture & Market / France

Ali Hatimy

Agronomist graduated from AgroParisTech and a dual degree from Sciences Po - Paris School of International Affairs, Master in International Development - he brings his expertise on agricultural value chains (cocoa, cashew nuts, hazelnuts), on agricultural advice, agroforestry and local agro-food processing. Multilingual (French, English, Moroccan and literary Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and Turkish), he also has an expertise on the geopolitical contexts and agricultural policies of North Africa and the Middle East: Morocco and Turkey in particular


Cédric Rabany

Holder of a Master of Science, "Agricultural Engineer and territories development" from the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture (ISARA Lyon), he brings his expertise in agro-food/agricultural sectors' analysis and development, strengthening of supplychain actors (producers, private/public actors, agro-food industries...), socio-economic analysis of agricultural chains and his great knowledge of companies in these markets

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