Christophe Besacier

Senior Forestry Officer, Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism Forestry Division
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Christophe Besacier is currently Ingenieur en Chef des Ponts, des Eaux et des Forests for the French Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forest. Regional advisor for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Sahel region from 2000 to 2004 and for the Congo Basin region from 2004 to 2009, he was in charge of the Secretariat of the Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions-Silva Mediterranea within the FAO Forestry Department from 2009 to 2015. Since January 2015, Christophe joined as Forestry Officer the Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism group in FAO.