Abdellah Aghraz is a PHD student in Biotechnology of Natural Resources at the University of Cadi Ayyad in Marrakech. His doctoral work explores plant extracts and quality. He holds a Master in Aromatic and Medicinal Plant Conservation, Protection and Valorization.
As the Treasurer for the Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihood Association (MBLA), Abdellah prepares the quarterly accounts in collaboration with MBLA’s President. In his role as GDF’s Morocco Field and Laboratory Scientist, he collects data on chemical analysis and biological activities of various essential oils and plant extracts. He is currently working on an essential oil and plant quality analysis and chemical characterisation of local varieties.