About the Author
CEO of Centre de Recherches et d'Etudes Agricoles Libanais (CREAL)
“Lebanon, Looking Forward”- Author of “Agriculture Sector”- Initiating Reform.
CEO of Centre de Recherches et d’Etudes Agricole Libanais CREAL SAL-Beirut. CEO & Chairman of multiple Comptoirs such as Agricole du Levant SAL- Beirut., Hydraulique et Électromécanique du Levant SAL - Beirut , Comptoir Agricole du Levant - Bureau d'Assistance Technique (Damascus - Syria), Comptoir Agricole du Levant - Jordan (Amman), Chairman Comptoir Agricole du Levant - Iraq (Baghdâd). Chairman of Engineering Equipment and Contracting (Damascus – Syria), Levant Agencies and Trade Company (Damascus – Syria). Academic career, professor of rural economy and urbanism. Education: Doctorate in Geographic Economy (Sorbonne-Paris), PHD in Research Work (Berkeley-California) Public Service Career: President of the "Association of Importers & Merchants of Pesticides" ASPEST now ASPLANT (1978-1980)(1985-1988), also President of the Lebanese Association for Agricultural and Rural Development (1986-2012), Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of the "Coopérative Libanaise pour le Développement"(1992-1993), Co-Founder and President of the Lebanese Committee for Professional Information (1970), and Co-Founder of SALVE - Liban (1986). Distinctions: Gran Oficial de la Orden del Mérito (Chile), Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole (France). Publisher of counted Documents in Agriculture, Development and Economy. Example: Lebanese Agriculture - A Sector in Crisis – Diagnosis and Solutions (Nov 2004) and Diagnosing the situation of Lebanese agriculture in light of the current financial and economic crisis. Immediate solutions and a vision for the future- in Arabic and English 2021.