Guillaume Soullier

Guillaume Soullier
Visiting Scholar

Guillaume Soullier is a researcher specializing in Agricultural Economics. He works at CIRAD, the French research centre for agricultural development, within the  ART-Dev joint research unit, which focuses on addressing the dynamics linking food systems, territories, and developments. Guillaume Soullier has been posted to ISSER as Visiting Scholar within the framework of the UG-CIRAD Memorandum of Understanding (2019-2023). Before obtaining a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics at Montpellier University, he worked for NGOs in Senegal, Haïti, and Afghanistan, with a focus on supporting farmers’ income. His research interests include food chains organisation and family farmers’ inclusion, which he addresses through institutional economics and farmers’ livelihood strategies. He has several publications about rice value chains in West Africa, and currently develops research about collective action and political economy.

  • Value chains transformations
  • Family farmers inclusion
  • Soullier, Guillaume, et Paule Moustier (2021). « Contract Farming as a Last-Resort Option to Finance Rice Cultivation in Senegal ». The Journal of Development Studies,
  • Arouna, Aminou, Guillaume Soullier, Patricio Mendez del Villar, et Matty Demont. (2020) « Policy Options for Mitigating Impacts of COVID-19 on Domestic Rice Value Chains and Food Security in West Africa ». Global Food Security, 100405.
  • Soullier, Guillaume, Matty Demont, Aminou Arouna, Frédéric Lançon, et Patricio Mendez del Villar. (2020) « The State of Rice Value Chain Upgrading in West Africa ». Global Food Security 25: 100365.
  • Soullier, Guillaume, et Paule Moustier. (2020) « The Modernization of the Rice Value Chain in Senegal: A Move towards the Asian Quiet Revolution? » Development Policy Review, dpr.12459.
  • Soullier, Guillaume, et Paule Moustier. (2018) « Impacts of Contract Farming in Domestic Grain Chains on Farmer Income and Food Insecurity. Contrasted Evidence from Senegal ». Food Policy 79: 179‑98.
  • Soullier, Guillaume, Paule Moustier, Jérémy Bourgoin, et Alpha Ba. (2018) « Les effets des investissements d’agrobusiness sur les agriculteurs familiaux. Le cas de la vallée du fleuve Sénégal ». Économie Rurale, no366: 61‑79.