Main professional experiences
May – September 2015
Produce World Ltd
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
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.
July – August 2012
Agronomic Institute INFA Tové
ADE Development association
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.
Feeding, cleaning, herding cattle, animal care, meat processing.
Work mostly in autonomy.
April – June 2011
Agronomic Institute CTIFL Balandran
Laboratory measurements of commercial and agronomic aptitudes.
Statistical comparisons of the varieties.