Work experience 2018-08-09T15:12:06+00:00

Work experience

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Main experiences

Main experiences

Professional experiences part of my curriculum.

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Other jobs

An overview of my jobs, outside of the curriculum.

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Main professional experiences

March – June 2018

Plantations du Haut-Penja (PHP – La Compagnie Fruitière)

Penja (Cameroon)

V.I.E. Study Analyst

Assistance of the Technical Services Director and the Agricultural Production Director.
  • Work on a large irrigated banana plantation (+4000 hectares).

  • Implementation of studies and analyses related to the operation of the plantation.

  • Studies for the construction of a compost facility (site prospection and measurements).

  • Studies for the operation of the compost facility (feedstocks balance).

  • Studies for the attached phytoepuration water treatment plant (filtration of runoff water).

  • Drone photography to control the plantation.

May 2017 – February 2018

Ver de Terre Production

Normandy (France)

Project Manager

Development of trainings aimed at farmers, focusing on soil science, conservation agriculture and agroecology.
  • Instructional design : both digital for online courses and live with scientists, specialists and farmers.

  • Content creation : video, infographics, photography – related to agronomy and soil science.

  • Communication and marketing on social media. Creation and Development of a Youtube channel and an online Leanrning Management System.

  • Scientific reviews on the state of the art around soil fertility, biology and innovation in agriculture.

  • Management and support of a multidisciplinary team (young farmers, agronomists and multimedia specialists) under ‘startup settings’.

May – September 2015

Produce World Ltd

Cranfield (UK)

Research student – Master Thesis

Research-oriented project in collaboration with a leading British vegetable grower.

  • Evaluation of the recently developed NRM Soil Health Test and Soil Health Index.                                       

  • Review of existing soil quality and soil health assessments approaches around the world.

  • Soil sampling and laboratory analyses (microbial biomass, PLFA and respiration profiles).

  • Assessment of 10 different soil characteristics (physical, chemical and biological).

  • Multivariate statistics (PCA) used to study 58 distinct fields.

  • Reverse-engineering of the Soil Health Index (calculation strategy and scoring functions).

September 2012 – August 2013

Alcheringa

Australia

Extracurricular project

Journey through Australia, working in farms, forestry, carbon abatement, cattle stations.

  • Website, articles, photography and videos about Australia.

  • Adventure shared with kids in French schools.

  • Project nominated for the and Golden Blog Awards 2013.

  • Partnerships with Chapka Insurances, SuperKoala travel agency, Cercle des Vacances, Taxback, Peterpans Australia and WWOOF Australia.

  • Project partially funded by the French Ministry of Youth.

  • Still in development.

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July – August 2012

Agronomic Institute INFA Tové

ADE Development association

Togo

Internship

Restoration of cocoa and coffee plantations.

  • Lived with the farmers in a remote village without running water and electricity.

  • Planting of 2000 trees to develop agroforestry systems.

  • Construction of a tree nursery (800 m²).

  • Agrosystem survey of 30 farmers.

  • Strategic diagnosis of the association.

September 2011

Guy Farm

France

Farm training

Pigs and cattle husbandry
  • Feeding, cleaning, herding cattle, animal care, meat processing.

  • Work mostly in autonomy.

April – June 2011

Agronomic Institute CTIFL Balandran

France

Internship

Evaluation of 30 strawberries varieties.
  • Laboratory measurements of commercial and agronomic aptitudes.

  • Statistical comparisons of the varieties.

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The companies I have visited or worked directly with.