Over the 37 years Dr Ndiame worked with African governments, agriculture research and innovation centers, leadership of development partners including AfDB, World Bank, USAID, FDCO, IsDB, IFAD, AU, AUDA, German government, UN system, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation etc to develop innovative and sustainable partnership in supporting agriculture transformation in Africa.

Former Deputy President of AGRA, he Ied AGRA’s partnership with NEPAD/AUDA to deliver a Common Position of the African Continent on the UN Food Systems and co-chaired the Partnership for an Inclusive Transformation of African Agriculture (PIATA) which mobilized USD 500M to impact over 30 million farmers in Africa.

He holds a PhD in Sociology of Rural Development from Wageningen Agricultural University and a master’s in science in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University.

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During the past 14 years, with a track record negotiation projects and investments of more than a USD 1 billion in agriculture, resilience, health, education, nutrition and access to water and sanitation, human right, gender equality etc across Africa, M.Ndiaye been providing leadership and oversight on strategic partnership, investment project development and negotiation, and influencing for first class organizations including UN System, WaterAid UK, Plan International, Alliance for the Green Revolution, Nutrition International at country, regional and continental levels.

Harvard University and HEC Paris alumni, I hold a M.Sc. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris, an MBA and MA in international Relations and Diplomacy and post graduate degree in Public Policy and Leadership.