Jo Cadilhon holds a degree in agricultural sciences and two MSc degrees from AgroParisTech: one in geography and development; the second in public rural administration. He also holds a PhD in food marketing from Imperial College London and a degree in Chinese language and civilisation from the Paris Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations. Jo Cadilhon has worked at the French Ministry of agriculture as an analyst on trade and development, and as an evaluation officer within its Centre for Studies and Strategic Foresight. He has worked at FAO’s regional office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok where he was a marketing expert on agrifood quality improvement. Currently at the International Livestock Research Institute, he conceptualizes methods and tools for value chain analysis and field-tests them within various agrifood development projects in developing countries.