Rabdo Abdoulaye

Technical account manager, Ouagadougou

Rabdo is responsible for helping Akvo partners in West Africa implement monitoring and assessment programmes using Akvo tools. Before joining Akvo he was at the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), where he was in charge of the implementation of activities and expected results of the West Africa Sentinel Landscape (WASL) and biocarbon building and rural development across various projects in West Africa. He also led the GIS and database management team in charge of the geolocation – spatial, processing and collection of socioeconomic data for CIFOR programmes in Burkina Faso and Ghana. He has also worked for the Meteorological National Office in Burkina Faso.

Rabdo is a geographer and GIS-Remote sensing specialist by training with a double master’s degree from the University of Ouagadougou and the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. He has been a part-time lecturer at the University of Ouagadougou and has participated in additional research programmes at the National Institute of Environment and Agricultural Research. Rabdo is based in Ouagadougou. Follow him @rabdo2.