Mohammed Rachid Doukkali
Title: Vice Dean- Pole Humanities
Related programs: Agriculture, Environment and Food Security
Area of expertise: Applied economics, macroeconomics, agricultural economics.
Mohammed Rachid Doukkali is the Vice Dean of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South. Previously, he was a professor of applied economics at the department of social sciences at the Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Institute Hassan II (IAV – Hassan II) of Rabat where he teaches economics, mathematical programming, macro-economic and sectoral policy modeling, since 1981. He also was the coordinator of the Economics and Social Sciences Doctorate (PhD) program and the coordinator of the Research Unit of Economics and Social Sciences Applied to Agriculture (UR-SESAA). He is the actual president of the Moroccan Association of Agricultural Economics (AMAEco) and associate member of the General Council of Agricultural Development of Morocco.
Prof. Doukkali performed several consultancies with the Ministry of Agriculture of Morocco, and national and international organizations (World Bank, FAO, UNDP) in Morocco and several Mediterranean and African countries (Syria, Mali, Burkina-Faso, Cameroon). He is coordinator or member of several national and international networks and teams related to agricultural policies, natural resources management, and rural development. Prof. Doukkali collaborates, in his fields of expertise, with several national research institutions, such as INRA-Morocco, and with foreign and international research institutions, such as CIHEAM, CIRAD, CEMAFREF, IFPRI and ICARDA. His working languages are Arabic, French and English.