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Lhommeau, Annabelle

Head, Office for Program Delivery

Annabelle Lhommeau has 18 years of international experience, working on international cooperation, and on agricultural and rural development from a program management perspective. Prior to her role as Head of the Office for Program Delivery for the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, Annabelle was managing the Bioversity International initiative on Productive and Resilient Farms, Forests and Landscapes. Before joining Bioversity International, Annabelle worked at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as Country Programme Manager. She was responsible for IFAD’s investment programmes in several countries (Albania, Chad, Djibouti, Montenegro, Palestine, the Central African Republic and Tunisia), covering responsibilities ranging from strategic in-country engagement and partnership, to project design, supervision and implementation support. Earlier on, Annabelle had worked 2.5 years for the Economic Mission of the French Embassy in India, and one year for the Moroccan Bank for External Trade in Morocco.




  • Post Graduate Master Degree in International Affairs, Paris Dauphine, France
  • Master’s Degree in Applied and Development Economics, Paris Dauphine, France
  • Diplôme de Premier Cycle, Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Hindi), Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), Paris