Dr. Jean Balié

Dr. Jean Balié is the Head of the Agri-food Policy Platform at IRRI. He leads a team that promotes effective, inclusive, and sustainable agri-food policies to support the transformation of rice based economies. Prior to joining IRRI, he worked in FAO as Senior Manager focusing on monitoring and analyzing of food and agricultural policies. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Gottingen, Germany and a Masters degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Montpellier, France.

Dr. Jean Balié
Head, Agri-food Policy Platform, International Rice Research Institute

Topic: Policies for sustainable and climate-smart rice value chain upgrading in the Mekong Delta