Yves Martin-Prével, PhD
Director of Research
Institut de recherche pour le développement
Yves Martin-Prével is a senior researcher at IRD (the French Institute of Research for Development). He was trained as an epidemiologist and a nutritionist who graduated in Medicine at the Faculty of Montpellier (France); he holds also a PhD in Public Health from the University of Paris VI. In 1992, he entered the Nutrition Research Unit of IRD and has been doing research in Public Health Nutrition since then, with longstanding posting in Africa. He is or has been part of various Experts’ Committees and Task Forces for international organizations (notably FAO, WHO, WFP, UNSCN and the European Commission) and he is a member of the Independent Expert Group for the Global Nutrition Report.