Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Pierre and Marie Curie University
Scientific speciality: Soil Ecology, earthworms and soil macrofauna, sustainable use of tropical soils, Indicators of soil ecosystem services, global environment issues (nutrient cycling). Awards and recognitions 1979. CNRS Medal for PhD thesis. 1999. Member of the French Academy of Science (Membre Correspondant, section de Biologie) 2000. Member of the European Academy of Science 2001. Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Excellence in Science Award in the Outstanding Partnership Category.