2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

Dr. Frédéric Lapeyrie

French Consortium for Research and Education in Agriculture, Food, Animal Health, and the Environment (AGREENIUM)
Paris, France


Frédéric Lapeyrie, Director General, joined AGREENIUM, the French consortium for agrosciences higher education and research, linking eight major organizations in France, in September 2013. Dr. Lapeyrie has a Doctor in Sciences degree and is research director at the French National Institute for Agronomic Research (INRA). He has been investigating the physiology of mycorrhizal symbiosis in forest ecosystems for more than 20 years, publishing around 80 scientific papers. He was the president of INRA research center in Nancy (France) for eight years, building European and international partnerships among forest research organizations. From 2010 to 2013 at the French Ministry for Higher Education and Research he was in charge of the European research program (Knowledge-based Bioeconomy) as well as Executive Secretary for the Commission for International Agricultural Research.


Session 5C: Capacity Development and Institution Building for National Agricultural Innovation Systems



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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

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For further information and inquiries, please contact:

Acting Program Head
Research and Development
Department, SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131