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Xavier TEZZO

  • PhD Candidate (Wageningen University)
  • Research Program Coordinator
  • WorldFish Center
  • 3PublicationsNumber of items in Xavier's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Aquaculture transitions; Natural resources management; Freshwater systems; Sustainable Food Governan


Xavier Tezzo is an agro-economist with international experience in the field of fisheries and aquaculture. Originally from Belgium and Congo, he has previously lived and worked in Africa and Southeast Asia. Living in Myanmar for almost four years, Xavier currently works as a program coordinator for WorldFish, coordinating research activities across various projects covering the governance of inland fisheries and the development of freshwater aquaculture. He is concurrently undertaking a social sciences PhD project with Wageningen University where his research focuses on the aquaculture transitions in Myanmar.

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Publications (3)

  • Inter-Sectoral Governance of Inland Fisheries Inter-Sectoral Governance of Inland Fisheries

    • Song A
    • Bower S
    • Onyango P
    • et al.
  • Individual tenure and commercial management of Myanmar ’ s inland fish resources

    • Tezzo X
    • Kura Y
    • Baran E
    • et al.
  • Fisheries Research Using Digital Tablets in Myanmar

    • Tezzo X
    • Baran E
    • Johnstone G
    • et al.

Professional experience

Research Program Coordinator

WorldFish Center

June 2013 - Present

Junior Technical Assistant

Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

September 2011 - May 2013(2 years)

Junior Consultant

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

April 2010 - August 2011(a year)

Education history

Wageningen University Social Sciences