Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Tunisia
Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Tunisia PhD in Agricultural Sciences – University of Montpellier Engineer, Tunisian National Institute of Agronomy.
Since Sept. 2017 Minister of Trade, Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Tunisia
Sept. 2016 to Sept. 2017 Secretary of State of Agricultural Production, Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries Resources of the Republic of Tunisia
October 2010 to Aug. 2016 Assistant Professor at the Tunisian National Institute of Agronomy (INAT)
Sept. 2006 to Sept. 2010 Assistant at the National Institute of Agronomy of Tunisia (INAT)
June 2004 to August 2006 Research Associate at INRAT assigned to the Laboratory of Agronomy.
March 2004 to May 2004 Contract researcher at INRAT’s Laboratory of Agronomy
Dec.1999 to July 2003 Student researcher at the Ecole des Mines d’Alès as part of a research agreement with INRA Montpellier
ROLES & CONTRIBUTIONS
2012 to 2013 Treasurer of the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fisheries (UTAP)
2013- 2016 Vice-President of UTAP in charge of animal production and scientific research
2013 to 2016 Member of the Board of the Interprofessional Group of Red Meat and Milk (GIVLAIT)
2016 President of the Board of the Interprofessional Group of Red Meat and Milk (GIVLAIT)
2013 to 2016 Member of the Board of Directors of the Office of Livestock and Pasture (OEP)
2013 & 2015 President of the livestock hall at the International Exhibition of Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery and Fisheries (SIAMAP)
2012 to 2013 Member of the Board of Directors of the Office of Cereals
2012 Member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Field Crops (INGC)
March 2004 Cereal nitrogen fertilization management and development of decision-making tools.
September 2004 Use of granular urea as nitrogen fertilizer for wheat crop in Tunisia.
Research agreement between the Tunisian Chemical Fertilizer Company (STEC) and INRAT’s Laboratory of Agronomy.
Dec. 1999 to July 2003 Modeling of complex systems by composition-decomposition into
subsets: Application to the bioavailability of phosphorus coming from natural phosphates. PhD thesis carried out through convention between the National Institute of Agronomic Research of Montpellier and the Ecole des Mines d’Alès.
January to July 1999 Effect of the particle size of a natural rock phosphate from Morocco
(Daoui) on its dissolution and the bioavailability of phosphorus. Master thesis in soil science, Soil and Environment Laboratory of INRA Montpellier.
January to June 1998 Irrigation management of potato. Engineering Graduation project(INAT)
EDUCATION & DEGREES
July 2003 PhD thesis of Montpellier II University in Process Engineering-Soil Science.
July 1999 Diploma of Advanced Studies in Soil Science at the Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon.
1995-1998 National Engineering Diploma in Agronomy majoring in VegetableProductions with focus on Vegetable crops. Engineer’s degree at the Tunisian National Institute of Agronomy (INAT).
1993-1995 Preparatory classes for agronomic schools at the Tunisian National Institute of Agronomy (INAT).