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Sat, Apr 20, 2019
6:00pm
Mundo Monthly: "Partnerships on Agriculture, Nutrition and the Environment in Africa"
(Educational Opportunity)

Please join us on Monday, March 18 at 6:00 PM

Mundo Monthly

"Partnerships on Agriculture, Nutrition and the Environment in Africa"
Dr. Tijan M. Sallah
Former Sector Manager for Agriculture at the World Bank

A light dinner will be served.

Monday, March 18
6:00 PM
Woods Penn Commons.

Free and open to the public


Dr. Tijan M. Sallah, from the Gambia, graduated from Berea College in 1982 with degrees in Economics and Business Management. He then earned his PhD in Economic Development; Public Economics from Virginia Tech in 1987. He has over 25 years of development experience with the World Bank, and worked on agriculture development in South Asia, Africa, and Middle East and North Africa. His last position at the World Bank was Sector Manager for Agriculture overseeing East African countries and some Southern African countries. In this capacity, he managed over 25 high-caliber professional staff of diverse nationalities as well as the World Bank's entire agricultural lending and knowledge portfolio for Eastern and some Southern African countries, a portfolio of about US$1.5 billion. He managed a program of analytical and advisory services and project investment operations covering irrigation, research, extension, agricultural inputs, agribusiness value chains, institutional development, livestock/pastoral development, agricultural policies, regional agricultural development and rural/agricultural livelihoods. Before his position as Sector Manager for Agriculture, he served as the Manager for the Partnerships and Capacity Development Unit of the entire Africa Region of the World Bank, in which he led significant partnership initiatives and supervised a major study on Brazil's relation with Africa, resulting in the highly praised report, Brazil and Africa: South-South Partnering for Growth.


Location: Woods Penn Commons
Sponsor: Center for International Education
Contact: Tania Robinson
E-Mail tania_robinson@berea.edu
8599853451
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