Claude Torre

Responsable d’Equipe Projet, Agence française de développement (AFD)

Claude Torre is an agricultural economist who has been a civil servant for France’s Ministries of Agriculture (1993), Cooperation (1993-1999) and Foreign Affairs (1999-2007) before joining the Agence française de développement (AFD), where he works since 2007. Over these years in the French public administration he has served as a Technical Assistant in Niger (three years) and Guinea (four years); has been in charge of agricultural commodities while headquartered in Paris (three years); and has served as a Cooperation Attaché in Morocco (four years).

As a Project Manager at AFD, Claude Torre has engaged in trade issues (based in Paris, two years) and food security (based in Rome, two years) before joining the agency’s Department of Operations in 2011. He monitors and assesses various rural development and agricultural financing projects in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.