NATACHA MOTISI received the Ph.D. degree in epidemiology from Agrocampus Rennes, France. She is currently a Researcher with the Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD),
France, and posted at the Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), Costa Rica. She has ten years of experience in epidemiology of coffee arabica diseases, and mechanistic modeling of the dynamics of the diseases at the tree, plot, and territorial scales. Her objective is to do the levers of action, particularly agro-ecological practices, making it possible to reduce the disease durably.