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Abdelkader Ait El Mekki

Pr. Abdelkader Ait El Mekki is agro-economist with more than 40 years of scientific experience in agriculture and food policy analysis, including 30 years of lecturing and research. Before his retirement in September 2022, he was a full professor at the department of Agricultural economics, National School of Agriculture in Meknes, Morocco. He has an extensive knowledge and understanding of Mediterranean and African agriculture with a strong expertise in value chain quantitative analysis, international trade and agriculture and food policy. He also has conducted and coordinated numerous research projects and field studies and carried out a large number of consulting assignments for organizations including the World Bank, FAO, USAID, IFAD, UNDP and public and private institutions in Morocco.

Pr. Ait El Mekki holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, and a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics from Laval University, Quebec, Canada. He speaks Berber, Arabic, French and English.

Areas of Expertise: Agricultural Economics