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Océane Frey

Sustainable Economic Development & Gender
Junior Advisor

Océane is an agronomist specialising in sustainable agricultural and agri-food systems in developing countries. Her areas of expertise include support for farmers’ groups, organization of value chains, quality of agricultural products, and agricultural services, and she has also worked on food security and pastoralism, in Morocco, Senegal, Kenya, and Madagascar.

Océane has technical and university diploma (DUT) in agronomy from Alsace (France) with a  specialization in Gestion et exploitation de l’Entreprise Agricole (GEEA) from Quebec.

In 2013, she obtained a degree in Sustainable Management of Agricultural Resources (GDRA) from Clermont Ferrand (France). In 2017,  she became an agricultural engineer specialized in agriculture in developing countries (MOQUAS).

She has worked as a project leader for Afdi a French farmer international development of Bourgogne Franche-Comté (France) and supported ICRA as a consultant to providing courses on “Making agribusiness work” to participants from Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Burundi.


  • Agri-Food Program for Integrated Resilience and Economic Development in the Sahel (Pro-ARIDES)

    • Institute
    • Project

    Pro-ARIDES is designed to contribute to increased resilience, food security and household incomes for farmers and (agro-)pastoralists in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. To achieve this, a consortium of development professionals places public institutions and decentralized organizations at the heart of the program, with the objective of improving access to agricultural […]