As MBLA’s President, Rachid Ait Babahmad overseas the overall management of MBLA projects and admin accounts. In his role as Field Manager he collects data on biodiversity-related topics and ensures the implementation of biodiversity conservation actions, while providing on-the-job capacity-building to Community Researchers. He also contributes to the organization of events and workshops for Community Researchers, community members and cooperatives on topics related to biodiversity conservation. As Imegdale’s Focal Point he communicates with community authorities and institutions to ensure implementation of GDF-MBLA field activities.
Following an undergraduate in Growth and Plant Protection and Masters of Science in Ecological Engineering & Methodologies of Analysis and Management of Biodiversity, Rachid is now finishing his PhD in Ecology and environment at Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech. His research focuses on Study and monitoring of Biodiversity in the High Atlas .