He became the Executive Director of CORAF / WECARD in April 29 2016. He was recruited in December 17, 2015 during the 20th ordinary session of the Governing Board of the institution upon a recruitment process based on an international call for applications in accordance with the statutes of the Institution. Dr Abdou TENKOUANO holds a PhD in genetics from the University of Texas A & M, (US), and has proven experience in managing multidisciplinary teams in various regions in Africa for international research centers. Before taking office at CORAF/WECARD, Dr. TENKOUANO was the Regional Director for Africa of the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC).
Dr. Abdou Tenkouano