Emmanuel is programme manager in West Africa where he helps Akvo’s partners with business development and programme implementation. His focal point is agricultural projects within the Bamako team.
Prior to joining Akvo, Emmanuel worked as a programme manager at Plan International Mali for the Plan Canadian National Office and as a regional fundraising officer for ICCO Cooperation West Africa. Emmanuel also has experience in monitoring and evaluation, both in community microfinance at Stromme Foundation West Africa and in education and literacy at World Vision Mali. Emmanuel has a diplôme de maitrise (master’s degree) in Sociology and Anthropology and an MSc in Planning and Strategic Management of Development. He is based in Bamako and can be followed on Twitter @DiarraEmmanuel1.