Philippe Roudier

Research officer - Agriculture, food security & climate at AFD

4 published articles

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Philippe Roudier is a Research Officer at Agence Française de Développement and a specialist on climate and agriculture issues in countries in the South. He is an engineer in water resources management and holds a PhD in Environmental Economics (EHESS). He was previously a scientific project officer for the European Union in the Climate Risk Unit and also worked on natural disaster modelling in the field of reinsurance. At the same time, he has conducted various consultancy missions for NGOs and the United Nations. His research has been published in a dozen international reviews and is incorporated in IPCC reports.

ID4D Articles


Developing early warning systems to reduce the risk of disaster in the Global South

Increasingly reliable new tools such as early warning systems make it possible to anticipate climate-related disasters more effectively and prepare for them, provided that the least developed countries can benefit from them.


Climate change in the Indian Ocean: more accurate simulation models for better adaptation

Simulation tools are fundamental in achieving a better understanding of climate change and its impacts, and adapting to these changes more effectively. How do these models help national adaptation plans anticipate catastrophes and determine where and how to act?


The relationship between drought and famine: lessons from the Horn of Africa

Since 2017, countries in the Horn of Africa are suffering from severe drought due to historically low rainfall and high temperatures. Yet, today, it is possible to anticipate these arid episodes and prevent the starvation they provoke.


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