Institut National Agronomique, Paris, 1951-1953, Diploma Agronomist. Ecole Sup6rieure d'Agronomie Tropicale, Paris, 1954, Diploma Rch Engineer(s). ORSTOM, Paris, 1954, 1957, Diploma Soil Scientist.
Air Force School for Aerial Photo Interpretation, France, 1955, Photo Analysis. Spoken languages: French, English, Spanish.
Assistant Director-General for Environment & Sustainable Development & Special Advisor to the Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations since 1990. Special Advisor to Assistant Director-General, Development Department, 1986-1990, Director of the Cabinet, Office of the Director-General, 1982-1986, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome. Executive Secretary, Tech Advisor Committee(s) of Consultative Group on International Agr Rch, 1976-1982, Senior Officer, Natural Resources & Human Environment, 1970-1976, Office of the Assistant Director-General, Agriculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome.
Field Project(s) Officer (Land Resources), Agriculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Brazil/Lebanon/lran/Algeria, 1961-1970. Soil Scientist, Agr Engineering Rch Centre, Overseas Science(s) Rch Office (ORSTOM), Morocco, 1957-1961.