Professor at the French National Higher Institute of Agricultural Sciences of Montpellier
Jean-Louis Rastoin is Emeritus Professor at Montpellier SupAgro. He founded the UNESCO Chair and the UNITWIN program on World Food Systems. An agricultural engineer and Ph.D. in economic sciences with a postgraduate teaching qualification [agrégation] in management sciences, Jean-Louis Rastoin has served as an advisor in technical cooperation in Brazil and department Director at the French Center for Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD). He has published several books, including Le système alimentaire mondial (with co-author Gérard Ghersi, 2010, Éditions Quae).