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Yatassaye B.

Development, Climate Change and Green Growth Practitioner

Master's DegreeUniversité de Paris Dauphine & China Agricultural University



Without a doubt, being raised by countryside parents taught me about the importance of economic development and its implications for social improvements but also the conservation, sustainable management and protection of resources and the correlation when depleted with poverty, being aware about the interlink with the wellbeing and these issues brought to development field. He has learned to approach the world selflessly, largely due in part to his parents and education never-ending support, his early interest in natural resources, climate change, environmental conservation and regional planning blossomed into a passion. Due to his love for the nature and his interest into climate change, urban planning, sustainable development, agriculture, forestry, vulnerability, resilience, economic development and natural resources management, the opportunity of working in this professional field is an asset and I am proud to be part of it. Team Leader, Climate Change and Green Growth Expert with more than 10 years in the field of land use, agriculture, forestry water, sanitation, urban development and mobility with strong skills on team and resources management, advocacy, strategic programming and partnership development but also hand on experience on project design, planning, development and implementation and capacity building. He has managed, supervised, monitored project activities in international projects funded by international organisations (EU, FDA, SIDA…). He provided development of national green growth strategies, development of green cities, development of sustainable landscapes initiatives, designing of innovative national financing mechanisms for acceleration of access to climate finance, and green growth governance capacity building and knowledge generation and sharing with a focus on long-term capacity development to support climate change initiatives. He has worked extensively on the management of international policy reform, projects design and has in depth knowledge of public climate change, green growth and management concepts, legislation, policies and institutions in developed and developing countries.


  • development
  • climate change
  • anti-poverty / social justice
  • capacity building
  • urban planning
  • mali
  • china
  • senegal
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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