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Boris Kouassi Kouassi

Boris Kouassi Kouassi

YEP period 2017 - 2019, batch 14

Young Expert at MDF Training and Consultancy B.V. - Ivory Coast

First position after YEP

Consultant Agronomic Research & Training Development at myAgro, Mali

YEP Role

  • Perform a Stakeholder Analysis and select participants
  • Plan the MSP meetings and draw the agenda
  • Facilitate the MSP meetings at the inland valley sites
  • Establish and entertain communications with members
  • Report on the MSP meetings and write synthesis reports to communicate outcomes, challenges and achievements
  • Prepare and give presentations on partial outcomes challenges and achievements of MSP work
  • Write policy briefs on MSP outcomes that have a relevance for policy makers

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Farm management; agricultural research; crop protection; data analysis (R, SPSS); farmers training; agricultural project design and management; innovation transfer; smallholders empowerment; team facilitation



Nationality: Ivorian
Education: Agricultural Engineer (master’s degree), Agronomy and crop production. University:  INPHB (Institut National Polytechnique Felix Houphouët Boigny)


Experience before YEP

  • Research and development Agronomist / Syngenta AGRO SA, Ivory Coast
  • (May 2016-October 2017, 1 year 6 months)
  • Assistant to the National coordinator/ Humidtropics Program (IITA), Ivory Coast
  • (January 2016- March 2016, 3 months)
  • Internship, Humidtropics Program, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture(IITA), Ivory Coast
  • (February 2015- November 2015, 10 months)
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Organisation: MDF Training and Consultancy B.V.
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