Claude Bourdin, France

Claude Bourdin is an Engineer and extension service officer in farming management. Involved in rural and local development activities (Mayor of his small rural village in Paris region from 2001 to 2008 and Director of a Farmers-Employers Group), his main job is the coordination of an international programme of Initiatives of Change International and called Farmers’ Dialogue. It aims at helping farmers in their search and commitment to the task of feeding humanity and ensuring a sustainable development of the earth.

This gives opportunities for partnerships with Initiatives of Change and other NGOs on projects related to sustainable development, food security and eradication of poverty and famine.