Pierre Ricau



Holder of a Master Degree in "Agricultural Development and Economic Policies" from the Institute of Development Studies (IEDES), Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University and AgroParisTech. He brings his expertise in agricultural market analysis (especially cashew, sesame, shea, cocoa, hevea, corn, rice and onion), development of agro-food sectors, training engineering and consultancy on public agricultural/agro-industrial policies.

Agro-economist & expert on agricultural markets analysis, especially on value chain analysis (actors, flux, demand, ...); markets' fundamentals and on factors' variation in time and space to generate analysis and training adapted to the needs of market stakeholders.

Project officer / Agriculture & Market / France
Years of experience
14 years
Key qualifications
  • Analysis of Agricultural Markets

    • Study and monitoring of agricultural markets and their dynamics over the medium to long term, advse on commercial strategies.
    • Research, reliability and processing of statistical data.
    • Macroeconomic and microeconomic modelling.
  • Rural development and Food chains

    • Sectoral studies, impact and comparative advantages studies.
    • Advanced expertise on :cashew, sesame, shea, corn, onion in West Africa.
    • Advanced expertise on agrairian system in North Cote d'Ivoire.
    • Training engineering :training and advice on marketing and business strategies and on sectorial support policies.
    • Consultancy on public agricultural/agro-industrial policies.
    • Awareness of public authorities and funders to a new approach of MIS for a greater efficiency and a stronger value from farmers and agricultural technicians.
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