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Abdourahmane BA


Abdourahmane BA is a Statistician Engineer from the National School of Applied Economics of Dakar (ENEA). He holds an MBA from the High School of Management in Dakar (ISM) and a Masters in Econometrics UCAD.

Mr BA has a long experience as expert in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of development policies and programs in Africa. He worked successively in Senegal with the World Bank (IDA) programs, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the American Development Agency (USAID) and the American NGO Counterpart International (CPI) as Expert in Monitoring and Evaluation from 2000 to 2009. He worked as Expert in Monitoring and Evaluation, Technical Assistant in the Office du Niger in Mali with SOFRECO.

He worked as Expert in Monitoring and Evaluation with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) from 2010 to 2014. Since June 2014, Mr. BA is the Chief of Party of the Analytical Support Services and Evaluations for Sustainable Systems (ASSESS) program of the USAID West Africa Regional Office based in Accra, Ghana.

Abdourahmane BA is highly interested in the BSI’s Doctorate of Business Administration Program (DBA) and finds it a great opportunity to translate his experience into knowledge and share it with the world of the development industry and public policy academics. His thesis topic is "How to measure the effectiveness of country-led Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems in the context of West Africa for improved evidence-based decision-making in development management.” His supervisor is Professor Paul Beaulieu, School of Management Sciences, UQAM Montreal, Canada.

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