Christophe Kouame

Regional Coordinator, West & Central Africa,
CIFOR-ICRAF

Christophe Kouame holds a PhD in Agronomy from the University of Florida, USA. He has over 25 years’ experience in agricultural research- for-development in several African countries. Previously, he led implementation of ICRAF’s public-private-partnership program, Vision for Change, and worked in various capacities in Côte d’Ivoire with the national vegetable research for development program, IDESSA (Institut des Savanes) and the international cooperation unit of CNRA.

Kouame was conferred the title of Officier de l’ordre du mérite agricole de Côte d’Ivoire in February 2013, and has mentored several doctoral students in Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon and France.