Ahmadou Cisse is the Country Representative for Solidaridad West Africa in Côte d’Ivoire. He is an Agro-economist Engineer and holds a Master 2 in Project Management. Ahmadou Cisse brings more than 12 years of experience in development of sustainable agricultural value chains (oil palm, cocoa, coffee and cashew nut etc) working on smallholders support, certification, market linkages, community development, Youth engagement and livelihoods projects.
About oil palm supply chain, he has built his experience in different projects in West and Central Africa as Plantation Manager, Project Manager, Research officer, and Estate Manager. Ahmadou is a RSPO lead Auditor and bring technical supports to oil palm projects in several countries in Africa. He is also an active member of several national and international platforms addressing deforestation associated with palm oil.