Dr Assize TOURE was the Director General of the Ecological Monitoring Center (CSE) between 2009 and 2021, where he spent his entire career. He was an expert in remote sensing and then Technical Director. He holds a Doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering (option protection soils) from the Institute of Soil Science of the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPEL) in Switzerland.
He was a fellow of the International Center for Scientific Culture (ICSC) – World Laboratory. He is the author and co-author of several scientific publications on carbon sequestration and adaptation to climate change and a member of several scientific committees at the national and international levels. He is also a member of the Alumni of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.