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Bénédicte Châtel

Associate Director at Commodafrica

Associate Director at Commodafrica

Bénédicte Châtel

Biography

Doctorat Relations économiques internationales (Faculté de Droit, Dijon) Chargée d'enseignements (Faculté Droit à Dijon, anglais à la Chambre de Commerce de Dijon, IHEDN, CHEAM, Ecole d'ingénieur en agro-développeur ISTOM, Institut des Matières Premières à Douala,...) Animations de colloques, séminaires et petits déjeuners (Salon Avenir-Export, Coface, SGS Genève, Association technique interprofessionnel des bois tropicaux, Salon du Livre, Sénat, diverses Chambres de commerce et d’industrie, Ecole des Mines, etc.) Chroniqueuse Marchés matières premières au Figaro Rédactrice en chef, Marchés Tropicaux et Méditerranéens

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Recognition of the importance and vitality of secondary towns is very recent. These dynamic commercial hubs provide rural areas with markets and opportunities for young people, whilst urbanisation and stronger rural-urban linkages are offering new and value added markets for farmers and entrepreneurs in fresh and processed foods.

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A genuine agricultural revolution is clearly needed to enable African communities to feed themselves and help feed the world via increased production and productivity, and reduced losses, while urging more youths to take up farming. Agricultural mechanisation is now on the agenda of both public and private stakeholders and offers a key to success.

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