Mr Mamadou KONATE is a Senior Officer Country-Program in GGGI’s Office in Dakar, Senegal. At his current role, he is in charge of developing substantive inputs and analyses to the development, delivery, and assessment of work programs and activities at country level; organizing program activities across green growth planning, capacity building and country specific knowledge development for effective result deliveries under biannual/annual program plans; maintaining effective program reporting and communication internally and externally in line with GGGI corporate policies, standards and protocols.
Prior to GGGI, KONATE was the Deputy Director of the Green Financing and the Partnerships Directorate at the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development of Senegal. He earlier worked as a biodiversity expert in a World Bank project in Senegal for ten years. Before that as Research Officer in Rodale Institute conducted agricultural research in the field in Senegal and has collaborated extensively with local universities and training institutions in ecosystem management.
Mr. KONATE holds several degrees including Engineer Water and Forestry, Engineer Agro meteorology, and Master’s degree in Geomatics and Natural Resources Assessment; Integrated Management of Coastal Areas and Small Islands. He also has a PhD thesis in progress.