Dr Andre Daccache is a senior consultant at the International Mediterranean Agronomic Institute. He specialises in plant production and holds a PhD in irrigation engineering and water resources management. Andre recently left his Academic Fellow position at Cranfield University where he was investigating the impact of climate change on land suitability and potato production in the UK. He has also contributed to the development of a benchmarking tool to improve irrigation efficiency of potato growers. His other research interests include irrigation scheduling, on-farm irrigation systems performances, precision irrigation and crop production sustainability.