Marie Boulinaud

Marie Boulinaud

Specialist in Food Security, Livelihoods, and Natural Resources Management

Marie Boulinaud is a seasoned professional with a diverse skill set and over a decade of extensive global field experience. She specializes in food security, livelihoods, and natural resources management with expertise in project management, monitoring and evaluation, qualitative data analysis, and research methods. Marie has worked on diverse projects in various countries, such as Mozambique, Nepal, the Philippines, Haiti, Niger, Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Uganda, Lebanon, Jordan, Bangladesh, and Indonesia.

As an expert for the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) with Mozambique, Marie works alongside Jorma Neuvonen and Peter Wood in collaboration with the Mozambique National Directorate of Forestry (DINAF) to build DINAF’s in-house capacity to plan and design forestry development projects and to develop successful applications for funding from international donor agencies.

Marie lived for four years in Mozambique, where she worked for the World Food Program for one year and did research on REDD+ in the country for the organization Justiça Ambiental/Friends of the Earth Mozambique. This research gave her a very good knowledge of the country’s forestry policies, context, and main actors.

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Marie is an Independent Consultant in Research and Studies. She provides technical support for cash feasibility assessments and strategic guidance for programs. Marie has contributed significantly to the field, publishing research papers and reviews.

She holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development from SOAS, University of London, and a Bachelor’s in Law from Université Bordeaux IV, France. Marie is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Forestry.