Chakib Jenane, a Moroccan national, joined the World Bank Group in 2014 and is currently holding the position of Practice Manager for the Agriculture and Food Practice covering West and Central Africa. He has led a range of complex and difficult operations in agriculture/agribusiness as well as sector and policy dialogue across the entire agriculture value chain in several countries in Africa, Asia and MENA. Prior to joining the Bank, Chakib Jenane served as Chief of the Agro-industry Technology Unit within the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). From 1991 to 2001, he served as University Professor at the department of Agricultural Engineering, Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine Hassan II (IAV Hassan II). Chakib Jenane has published extensively in the field of agro-industry, power and agricultural machinery.