Type of organization:International Organization
Marie-Hélène Collion recently retired from the World Bank as Lead Agriculture Specialist. Among other funcitons, she designed and supervised projects for agricultural services and linking farmers to markets in West Africa, Middle-East and North Africa and most recently Latin America. Prior to working with the World Bank, she was at ISNAR, a CGIAR center focusing on agricultural research management and at IDRC (International Development Research Center), a Canadian organization financing agricultural research. Throughout her career, she worked extensively with producer organizations, and wrote about her experience with them, including the section on producer organizations of the 2008 World Development Report: Agriculture for Development.