Director a.i., United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, Bonn, Germany
Fabrice is originally from France and holds a PhD in agronomy (soil physics) from the University of Arkansas, USA and an MSc in Agricultural Engineering (soil conservation) from Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK. He has broad expertise in the fields of agronomy, soil science, and pesticide fate modelling. He has worked on rural development projects in Namibia where he mainly carried out farming system surveys and in Thailand where he worked on soil conservation projects. More recently, Fabrice was a lecturer at Cranfield University in the UK and was involved in pesticide fate research including pesticide fate modelling.
Fabrice has been with UNU-EHS since September 2004. He heads the Environmental Vulnerability and Energy Security Section and serves since November 2008 as the Associate Director of the Institute. He is responsible for developing concepts and projects dealing with the environmental dimension of vulnerability; water pollution; land degradation; and energy security which also represent his main research foci. He supervises PhD scholars and is involved in capacity development activities both in academia and in training seminars and workshops. (Additions from GRF: Fabrice is one of the authors of the publication: Control, Adapt or Flee: How to Face Environmental Migration?)