EU-MED AGPOL Impacts of agricultural trade liberalization between the EU and Mediterranean countries



Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II,
Rabat, Morocco


Team Leader Rachid Doukkali

The highly qualified staff (332 Professors organized in 6 colleges) of the IAV Hassan II conducts innovative researches in the fields of economics, natural resources and environment, agronomy and horticulture, veterinary medicine, agricultural and food technology, topography, agricultural engineering, and agricultural Economics and development.

Dr. Rachid Doukkali, who is coordinating the Moroccan team, is a professor of applied economics and chair of the Department of Social Sciences (DSH). He has a large experience in agricultural policy, economic modeling, agricultural prices analysis, and water management policies. He conducted many projects on agricultural trade, sector modeling, and development strategies. He also served on the National Council of Agricultural Development and participated in several studies and adisory committees to the Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture on issues related to trade and agricultural policy. He is co-author of the National Rural Strategy and the Agricultural Sector Strategy of Morocco. Dr. Doukkali is also acting as vice-president of the Moroccan Association of Agricultural Economics since 1994.