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Abdishakur Ahmed is the co-founder of SomLite, an off-grid solar product financing and distribution company that focuses rural... Read more »
Aidan completed his Bachelor of Science in Geomatics from Ardhi University in Dar es Salaam this year. He is not looking for a job. He... Read more »
Aifa Fatimata Ndoye Niane joined the World Bank in October 2011 as an agricultural economist based in Dakar, Senegal. Her work at the... Read more »
Alejandra de Lecea is a communications associate in the Web and Social Media Team of the External and Corporate Relations at the... Read more »
Aletheia Donald is an economist working at the Gender Innovation Lab, within the World Bank’s Africa Chief Economist Office. Her current... Read more »
Lex Huurdeman is a Senior Oil and Gas Expert at the World Bank. Lex brings senior leadership with over 30 years of... Read more »
Ali Zafar is currently Senior Economist in the Africa Region of the World Bank and has operational experience in several regions of the... Read more »
Amadou Ba is a World Bank senior agriculture economist, based in the Niamey country office. Amadou is the task team leader for several... Read more »
Amadou Oumar Ba is Senior Agricultural Specialist currently managing the Bank agriculture portfolio in the DR Congo, Republic of Congo... Read more »
 Andre Marie Taptue is economist in the poverty and equity practice of the World Bank. Read more »
André Aquino is a Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist at the World Bank's Environment and Natural Resources Global... Read more »
Anne Dronnier is a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Africa Region dedicated to art and development and where the two intersect. Read more »
Anne Bakilana is a Senior Economist (Health) at the World Bank, with years of experience of research in multiple sectors including in... Read more »
Anne is the online web and social media editor for Francophone Africa. A former journalist, she covered Hollywood, Silicon Valley,... Read more »
Based in Nairobi, Asa Torkelsson currently leads the integration of gender for the World Bank Kenya program. Throughout her career she... Read more »
Awa Sanou is a  Phd Sudent and Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource... Read more »
Awil Osman is the Co-Founder and CEO of iRise Hub, the first innovation Hub in Mogadishu. He has BSc in Computer Science and is currently... Read more »
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Bekele Shiferaw is the Executive Director of the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP). He is a development and resource... Read more »
Beldina Auma is a Senior Communications Officer in the World Bank’s Africa Region. She works on various aspects of communications:... Read more »

Bella Bird, a British and Australian national, became the Country Director for Tanzania, Burundi, Malawi and Somali... Read more »

Bolarin T. Omonona, a reader in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria is actively... Read more »
Bruno Nhancale is a Senior Natural Resources Management and Environmental Safeguard Specialist at the World Bank in Maputo, with 15 years... Read more »
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Caroline Kende-Robb is the Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel, a foundation Chaired by Kofi Annan. She is currently on... Read more »
Chakib Jenane works with the World Bank’s Global Food and Agriculture Practice (GFADR), focusing primarily on programs promoting... Read more »
Chantal Rigaud is a Communications Associate in the Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP) managed by the Post... Read more »
Charles is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of Dar es Salaam. A chance encounter introduced him to the idea of a pig nipples... Read more »

Christina Malmberg Calvo, a Swedish national, is since May 1, 2015, Country Manager of the World Bank Uganda office.  She has b... Read more »

Collin Namayuba Nabiswa is a blogger for The Motley Fool, and a project supervisor for the SAJEKI Agency, a marketing... Read more »

Corinne Riquet is the regional representative for the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) for West and Centr... Read more »

Cristina Panasco Santos is a Senior Education Specialist in the Human Development Department of the World Bank's Africa Region. From 2006... Read more »
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Dahlia Lotayef is a Lead Environmental Specialist in the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice at the World... Read more »
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Dasan Bobo is a communications and multimedia specialist in the Africa Region of the World Bank. He has been working as a visual com... Read more »

David is a Lead Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation work... Read more »
Delia Banda is a student of Zambia’s Copperbelt University. She recently won “Best Debater” during a televised debate series on jobs and... Read more »
Deon Filmer is a Co-Director of the World Development Report 2018. He was previously Lead Economist in the Research Group at the World... Read more »
Diariétou Gaye, a Senegalese national, is the Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Eritrea. She joined the Bank in January 1996... Read more »
Dominique Uwase Alonga is a multi-talented Rwandan blogger, author and entrepreneur who won prizes in youth entrepreneurship competition... Read more »
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Edgar is currently a second Year Bachelor of Commerce in Finance student at the University of Dar es Salaam. He considers himself... Read more »
Eduard Bos is Lead Population Specialist in the Health, Nutrition, and Population unit of the World Bank’s Africa Region Human... Read more »
Efosa Ojomo is a research fellow at the Forum for Growth and Innovation at the Harvard Business School. Guided by Read more »
Ekua Bentil is a consultant with the World Bank’s Africa region, working as a science and technology specialist with the education unit.... Read more »
Eliana Carranza is a Senior Economist and Technical Adviser of the Gender Innovation Lab, a gender-focused impact evaluation group based... Read more »
Ellen McCullough is a PhD candidate in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics at Cornell University. She plans to graduate in... Read more »
Emma Phillips is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist in GFDRR’s Innovation Lab. She leads the strategic direction of the Read more »
Emmanuel Maina Djoulde is the Director of International Cooperation for the Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon. Read more »
Enrique Blanco Armas is a World Bank senior economist specializing in macroeconomic and fiscal policy, currently based in Maputo,... Read more »
Erick Rabemananoro is a Communications Officer for the Africa Region of the World Bank Group, based in Washington DC. He works on Special... Read more »
Errol Graham is a Program Leader and Lead Economist at the World Bank, working on Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, where his work... Read more »
Espen Beer Prydz is an Economist working on issues of poverty, inequality and survey methods in the World Bank’s Development Research... Read more »
Esther Nyawira Gitaka, 27, is a microbiology and biotechnology graduate of University of Nairobi who is passionate about... Read more »

Ethel Sennhauser is the Director of the Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank. The Practice has a threefold focus: Climate-s... Read more »

Eun Joo Allison Yi serves as the Partnership Program Coordinator and Technical Advisor for the Korea Green Growth Trust... Read more »
A native of Cote d’Ivoire, Mr. Ouayoro has extensive operational experience and a firm grasp of the challenges related to working in... Read more »
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Fiona Komusana, 25, is a third year Law student at Mukono University, and an experienced blogger who writes about current affairs. Read more »
Francesco Strobbe is a Senior Financial Economist with the World Bank Group (WBG).  Over the past four years he has been responsible... Read more »
Fred Nalugoda PhD MHSc is Scientific Officer and Program Director of the Rakai Health Services Program (RHSP) in Kampala, Uganda. He... Read more »
Frederick Owegi works as an Economist in the World Bank's Nairobi office. Read more »
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Gaël Giraud is a French economist, specialized in general equilibrium theory, game theory, finance and energy issues. He is Chief... Read more »
Gareth Austin is a professor of African and comparative economic history at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. After... Read more »
Gelila Woodeneh is the Senior Communications Officer for the World Bank Ethiopia, based in Addis Ababa.  Read more »
Gessye is a Fulbright alumni holding a Masters of Arts in International Development, with a focus on Social Entrepreneurship from... Read more »

Gozde Isik is a consultant conducting a wide range of economic research and analysis pertaining to the work of the ... Read more »

Greg Toulmin, a UK national, has been working in development since 1978. His early experience, gained with DFID and its predecessors,... Read more »
Gustavo Mahoque is a communications consultant with over a decade of experience in communications and related fields. He previously... Read more »
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Hassan Hirsi is a Communications Consultant working with the Somalia Country Management Unit (CMU).  Read more »
Himdat Bayusuf is a consultant working on higher, basic and secondary education for the World Bank in Africa Read more »

Hugh Riddell is Somalia Country Representative 

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Ian Bannon is currently the Acting Country Director for Sudan at the World Bank. Prior to this, Bannon was Sector ... Read more »

Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg is the World Bank Country Manager for Zambia. She is a Development Economist with broad... Read more »
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Jacques Morisset is the World Bank Lead Economist and Program Leader for Cote d’Ivoire. After receiving his PhD in economics from the... Read more »
James Wire is a Technical Consultant with the Agriculture Global Practice where his assignment is to ensure that the... Read more »
Jean-Claude Devèze, ingénieur agronome, socioéconomiste, a longtemps travaillé à l'AFD. Il a publié en 1996 Le réveil des campagnes... Read more »
Jeanette is a communications and social media consultant for the World Bank's African Diaspora Program. She studied development... Read more »
Jennifer A. Wagman PhD MHS is Assistant Professor in the Division of Global Public Health at the University of California, San Diego ... Read more »
Jeremiah Kerongo Riro, 25, is a Bachelor of Commerce graduate of University of Nairobi, and a business consultant supporting start-ups... Read more »
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and... Read more »
José Evangelista, is the manager of Estrela da Floresta, a company aimed at supporting Angola’s timber sector, created by investment firm... Read more »
Joseph Kyanjo Lule, 26, is completing his Master’s degree in Agribusiness Management at Makerere University, and is also... Read more »
I am an agriculturalist by training with graduate degrees in Crop Science. I work in the Uganda Country Office of the World Bank as a... Read more »
Juliet Pumpuni is a Senior Energy Specialist in the World Bank’s Africa Energy Group. She is also the task team leader for the Biomass... Read more »
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Kabine Komara is the High Commissioner of the Senegal River Basin Development Organization (OMVS).  Read more »

Kathleen Beegle is a World Bank Program Leader for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, based in Accra, Ghana. She covers the sectors o... Read more »

Based in Ghana, Kennedy Fosu is a Communications Officer in the Africa Region’s Communications and Partnerships unit. He has several... Read more »
Keziah Muthembwa works as a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Nairobi office, where she provides support to communication,... Read more »
Kirsten Hund is a Senior Mining Specialist in the World Bank’s Energy and Extractive Industries Global Practice in Washington DC. Her... Read more »
Since 2007, Kristina Nwazota has worked for the World Bank Africa Region as the regional Online Communications Officer in charge of... Read more »
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Lars Christian Moller is a Manager at the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management in the Africa Region of the... Read more »

Léa Rouanet is an economist working at the Gender Innovation Lab, within the World Bank’s Africa Chief Economist Office. Her current... Read more »

Leonard Wantchekon is a professor of politics and an associated member of the economics faculty at Princeton University. Prior to working... Read more »
Linda Karimi Gitobu, 18, is a first year student of Strathmore University who is passionate about issues of sustainable... Read more »
Lisa Schmidt is a Social Development Specialist in the Africa Region of the World Bank. Based in Nairobi, she works on projects,... Read more »
Louise Croneborg works in southern Africa as a Water Resources Management Specialist for the World Bank. She believes that leaving the... Read more »
Louise Mvono is Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank based in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Loy Nabeta is the Communications Officer at the World Bank Group in Dar-es-Salaam, where she supports the Bank’s engagement to help... Read more »

Lucio Monari has been Sector Manager for Africa Energy group since September 2011. Before joining the Africa Region, Mr. Monari was... Read more »

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Madiha Waris Qureshi is a communications consultant for the Education, Eastern and Southern Africa team for the World Bank. She... Read more »
Mahjabeen Haji is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Prior to... Read more »

Makhtar Diop, a former Senegalese Economy and Finance Minister, is the World Bank’s Vice President for its Africa region. From 2009-... Read more »

Malcolm Ehrenpreis works to turn the evidence from the World Bank's Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab into policy . He joined the lab... Read more »
Originally from Zambia, Maleele Choongo is a passionate member of the African Diaspora. She is interested in gender, youth, and... Read more »
Mamadou Bah is Communication Officer in Conakry, Guinea. Read more »
Marcela Valdivia is Fulbright scholar and Graduate Student at Georgetown University. She is currently a short term consultant at the... Read more »
Marek Hanusch is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management,... Read more »
Marjo Koivisto works as private sector development specialist in Africa Finance and Private Sector Development, Washington DC. She is a... Read more »
Mark Thomas is Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management in the Africa Region of the World Bank.
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Martha Nasipwondi Wakoli most recently served as an intern for the Kenya Youth Empowerment Project in Nairobi. Her blog... Read more »
Matthias Cinyabuguma is a Senior Economist at the World Bank working on Senegal. Prior to that he worked as professor of Economics at the... Read more »
Maureen Agena is an ICT for Agriculture technical consultant in the Agriculture Global Practice based in Uganda where she is working on... Read more »

Mauro Azeredo is the World Bank's communications officer for Brazil and responsible for developing and managing the Bank’s communica... Read more »

Menberu Allebachew is a senior land administration specialist for the World Bank in Ethiopia. Read more »
As Senior Nutrition Specialist at the World Bank since 2005, Menno Mulder-Sibanda works with a range of African governments on developing... Read more »
Mercy Melody Kayodi, 24, holds a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship. She runs Farmers’ Guide Uganda, which offers... Read more »
Mercy Anyango Okoth, 19, is a third year Student of Strathmore University who is passionate about finance. Read more »

Meritxell Martinez is an International Finance Corporation (IFC) operations officer in charge of coordinating a country program gear... Read more »

Mike is a Business Incubation Specialist with infoDev and joined the team after working with infoDev's Climate Technology Program,... Read more »
Michael completed his MBA in Agribusiness at Sokoine University in 2016. He is currently working as an agricultural specialist for an... Read more »

Miguel Toquica is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist supporting the WACA program in tasks like the multi-hazard risk assessment, ... Read more »

Coordinates CPJ's campaigning efforts in 43 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Since joining CPJ in 2006, Keita has reported on and... Read more »
Mohamed Maqadin is a recent graduate of Public Administration and Development Management. He has a range of interests, including... Read more »
Mohammed Dalil Essakali, a Senior Infrastructure Economist, is the World Bank team leader for the Goma Airport Safety Improvement Project... Read more »
Mouhamadou Moustapha Lo is an education specialist at the World Bank office in Senegal.  Prior to joining the World Bank in 2013, he... Read more »
Mowliid Ahmed Hassan is the Chief Editor of Goobjoog Business, Somalia’s first media institution dedicated to business reporting... Read more »
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Natacha Lemasle is a Senior Social Development Specialist at the Work Bank, working primarily in fragile and post-conflict countries in... Read more »
Nelly Diane Alemfack is the executive director of the organization Young Volunteers for the Environment in Cameroon. Strongly committed... Read more »
Originally from Ghana, Nicole Amarteifio has developed communication strategies for the Government of Ghana as well as for the United... Read more »
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Obiageli "Oby" Ezekwesili, a Nigerian national, was appointed Vice President for the World Bank's Africa Region in 2007. She oversees... Read more »
Olansis Mulugeta Wolde is a 23-year-old undergraduate student from Ethiopia studying journalism and communications at Addis Ababa... Read more »
Olatunbosun Obayomi is a microbiologist and inventor from Lagos, Nigeria. Obayomi's research spans hydrogen biogas reactors, ecological... Read more »
Owen Ozier is an economist in the Human Development unit of the Development Research Group. He received his M.Eng. and B.S. degrees in... Read more »
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Paul Brenton is the Trade Practice Leader in the Africa Region of the World Bank and is co-editor of the recently released book De... Read more »

Peter Kristensen is a Lead Environmental Specialist in the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice at the... Read more »

Prior to his appointment as Sector Manager Mr. Materu was Program Leader for higher education in the Africa Region, Cluster Leader for 16... Read more »
Peter Safari Kagereki, 25, has a Bachelor’s of Commerce from Chuka University, and is very passionate about farming, particularly rabbit... Read more »
Pierre Strauss has worked as an economist with the World Bank Africa Region's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management team since 2009.... Read more »
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Rachel K. Sebudde is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Africa, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit. She has over 15 years... Read more »
Rafael Saute is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank, based in Mozambique.  His experience in communications spans more... Read more »
Rakhi Bhavnani is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist working in the area of disaster reconstruction, risk reduction, and rapid... Read more »
Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs at Cornell University. He holds a bachelor's degree from Cambridge and a doctorate... Read more »
Rediet Firdu is a master's student at the Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in road and... Read more »
Richard Cambridge joined the World Bank as a Young Professional and has undertaken a variety of assignments. He has served as the... Read more »

Richard Scobey is a Senior Advisor and Deputy to the Director General, IEG.

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Rita Oulai is an International Finance Corporation (IFC) consultant working in microfinance and digital finance in Abidjan, Cote d’I... Read more »

Ritva Reinikka works as an independent development economist. She was director of Human Development in the Africa Region of the World... Read more »
Rose Mungai is a World Bank's Senior Economist/Statistician working in the Africa region Poverty Reduction and Economic Management... Read more »
Ruth Kennedy-Walker is an Environmental Engineer (YP) working in the Environment and Natural Resources Management Global Practice at the... Read more »
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Salim Rouhana is a Senior Urban Development and Resilience Specialist and Task Team Leader at the World Bank, where he has worked on the... Read more »
A social media intern for the Africa region of the World Bank, Sarah Clavel, who was raised in Côte d'Ivoire, graduated from the... Read more »
Sheriff Mahmud Ismail, a Sierra Leonean national, joined the World Bank Group (WBG) in 2011. Mr. Ismail has more than nine years of... Read more »
Shirin Fatemeh Wertime is a consultant with the West Africa Coastal Areas Management Program (WACA) of the World Bank’s Environment and... Read more »
Shwetlena Sabarwal is an Economist at the Education Global Practice of the World Bank. She received her PhD in Applied Economics from... Read more »
Simeon Ehui is Manager of the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice for Africa. Prior to this, he was Manager for the Agriculture and... Read more »
Prior joining to Africa Region Finance and Private Sector Development Department, Ms. Soheyla Mahmoudi was working as Senior... Read more »
Srilata Kammila is a Senior Consultant with the Africa Energy Group at the World Bank. She is the focal point for World Bank’s ‘Africa... Read more »
Stephan Klasen is a professor of development economics at the University of Göttingen in Germany.  He holds a Ph.D.... Read more »
Stephen Katende, 25, works in a rural Lwengo District, and is currently a fellow with ‘Building Tomorrow’s Youth,’ a program that creates... Read more »
Steve Okeleji is a Nigerian aquaculturist and founder of Fish Shoal Nigeria. Read more »
Steven Kapoloma is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow. He is a corporate communication expert with over 12 years of professional experience in... Read more »
Stuart Solomon joined the World Bank Africa Environment and Natural Resource Management unit (AFTEN) as a consultant in early 2012. His... Read more »

Sunita Dubey is a consultant with the World Bank with a focus on access to energy. She is based in Ghana where her work has focused ... Read more »

Susana Carrillo is a Senior Specialist at the Capacity Development and Partnerships Unit in the Africa Region. She worked in Africa,... Read more »

Susie Lonie is a Digital Finance Specialist working with IFC. Susie is one of the creators of the M-PESA money transfer service. In ... Read more »

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Tazeen Fasih is a Senior Human Development Economist in the Africa Region of the World Bank. She works on various aspects of economics of... Read more »
Temitope Akintunde is a consultant in the World Bank’s Health Nutrition and Population Global Practice where she worked on the design of... Read more »
Tesfagebriel Tekola is a 23-year-old master's student in journalism and communications at Addis Ababa University. Born and raised in the... Read more »
Thierry Paulais is an Urban Planner and Economist. He started his career in consulting firms and then worked with companies providing... Read more »
Tom Dickinson, a social protection specialist at the World Bank, is implementing cash transfer programs in low-income countries, with a... Read more »
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Valerie Nussenblatt is a consultant in the World Bank's Africa Region specializing in justice sector issues and competitiveness. She has... Read more »

Varalakshmi Vemuru is a Senior Social Development Specialist in the Global Practice on Urban, Social, Rural and Resilience. Currentl... Read more »

Victoire Ngounoue, a Cameroonian national, is currently Short-Term Consultant for the World Bank Cameroon Country office Governance... Read more »
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Wale Ogunleye is a  PhD student at the Department Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He... Read more »
Willfred Iyamuremye from Rwanda, winner of a blog on the importance of farming now Read more »