Edgard Pisani (born 9 October 1918) was a French politician. He was born in Tunis and his parents were Maltese immigrants. He spent his childhood in Tunisia and later studied in Paris. Pisani holds a "licence de lettres" from La Sorbonne. His second marriage was with the daughter of André Le Troquer.
He held positions in various governments. Between 24 August 1961 and 8 January 1966, he was Minister of Agriculture in France. He has been a member of the Senat, and of the Parliament. From 1988 until 1995, he was president of Arab World Institute. In 1992, with Bertrand Hervieu, he formed the Groupe de Seillac followed in 1995 by the Groupe de Bruges, both being think tanks specialising in agricultural and rural affairs. Since 1992, he has been a member of the French Economic and Social Council.
In 1993, he was awarded an Honorary Degree (Doctor of Laws) by the University of Bath.
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