Rakiatou Gazibo

Managing Director PfI Niger

Rakiatou Gazibo is an agriculture, livestock and food science entrepreneurship expert. She promotes rural entrepreneurship -including agroforestry- in smallholder livelihoods settings,  establishing links between both entrepreneurs, government services and financiers and with a particular concern for women and youth.

“Rakiatou has been instrumental in the development of the Agri-ProFocus network in Niger. She organised numerous events, including the 1st Week of Entrepreneurship with around 400 participants, bringing together all major rural entrepreneurs and producer organisations in Niger.”

Expertise
Agroforestry and Rural Business Development Service | Sustainable Livelihoods | Food Security | Economic Development | Value Chain Development | Market Analysis | Inclusiveness and Gender and Youth Mobilization | Network Facilitation | Business Events Organization

Experience
Rakiatou has extensive experience in social and agriculture-related project development in Niger and neighboring areas. She served as national coordinator for the ‘Peace, Youth and Development’ project of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). She also worked as program officer sustainable livelihoods for Oxfam, as country coordinator for Agri-ProFocus and as an advisor on institutional and organisation development for SNV.

Study
Université de Picardie Jules Verne (France)

m  +227 96261205
e   gazibo5@hotmail.com

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