Loïc Simonnot



Engineer in international agro-development from ISTOM, he has high-level expertise recognized by both the public and the private sector, in the shea sector: producers’ organizations, production, processing, marketing and on reducing environmental impacts of processing.

He has experience as a project manager in Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Central Africa and excellent technical mastery of the shea sector. He has conducted studies for professionals in the shea sector and as an expert for the Global Shea Alliance (African professional association of the shea sector). Very good knowledge in reducing environmental impacts of processing.

Project Manager / Bioenergy & Waste / France
Years of experience
9 years
Key qualifications
  • Food-processing knowledge

    • Shea, cashew
  • Knowledge of biomasses energy utilizing processes

    • Wastes of cashew, shea and mango
  • Field research and study in agriculture and agro-economic

    • Diagnosis, surveys, sectorial studies, market studies, business plan
  • Markets Analysis for agricultural products

    • Micro and macro, price variation, sector policies organisation, drafting of market analysis newsletters
  • Project Management

    • Planning, management, monitoring, reporting of the project
Related tags


Burkina Faso Côte d’Ivoire Kenya Mali Benin Guinea Gambia Guinea-Bissau Equatorial Guinea Madagascar Senegal Togo Ghana France


Agroprocessing Agriculture Market Bioenergy Forest Climate Biodiversity ICT Organic Agriculture Spatial Planning Degradation-Restoration


Cashew Shea Cowpea Sesame Organic waste Peanut Banana Cocoa Cereal Cotton Fertilizer Fonio Gum arabic Hevea Palm oil Corn Cassava Millet Onion Rice Sorghum Honey Mango Okra NTFPs Timber

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