Rome, Italy, June 19, 2024, member organisations of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO), on the occasion of the 2024 Session of the WFO General Assembly, the Organisation’s highest decision-making body, confirmed Arnold Puech D’Alissac as their President for the 2024-2026 term.

Born in 1963 in Normandy, northern France, Arnold Puech d’Alissac quickly became a farmer near his hometown of Rouen after agricultural studies. With his wife Elizabeth, they set up a farm in 1992 where they produce and sell free-range poultry and various crops and raise beef cattle.
Arnold Puech d’Alissac has always dedicated his life to advocating for farmers at the national, regional and global levels.

On the national stage, d’Alissac has been serving as a member of the Executive Board of the FNSEA since 2014.
At the European level, d’Alissac was the President of the European Council of Young Farmers from 1999 to 2001. He has been an active Member of the European Economic and Social Committee since 2015 and, since 2016 of COPA (Committee of Professional Agricultural Organizations).

Within the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO), Arnold Puech d’Alissac has represented FNSEA since 2015 and the European Constituency on the WFO Board of Directors from 2017 to 2022. During this period, he held the positions of Treasurer and Vice President of the Organisation. In 2022, he assumed the position of President of the WFO.

Commenting on his confirmation, Arnold Puech d’Alissac said, “I am deeply honoured and grateful for the trust placed in me by WFO member organizations. I commit to making the voice of our global farming community even louder to defend a model of agriculture that is diverse, family-based, professional and fully open to the world. Together, we will go even further.”