Camille Clerx

Project officer, West Africa

Camille is responsible for developing Akvo’s activities and the use of our tools and services in the agrofood sector in West Africa. As a member of the Akvo Flow support team, Camille also provides technical support to partners in the field and is co-responsible for developing Akvo’s French support portal. She started her activities in September 2016 as part of the Dutch Young Expert Programme (YEP) Agrofood. She is involved in exploring and creating new possibilities to improve data availability and accessibility on agriculture and food issues.

Prior to joining Akvo, Camille built a diverse track record both in terms of studies and professional experience. She built a strong foundation in research and analysis while earning her master’s degree in French Sociolinguistics and as a research assistant in International Studies at the University of Leiden. She also has a background in humanities, having earned a master’s in Environment and Resource Management at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She also obtained valuable international experience by studying in France at the Institut d’études politique de Paris and by completing an internship on Multifunctional Landscapes at the World Agroforestry Centre in Indonesia. She is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Follow her @Camille_Xmedia.