Siriki Diakite

Regional Representative
UTZ Program/Rainforest Alliance

Siriki Diakité is currently the Regional Representative for West Africa (pre-merger UTZ) with a strong knowledge of West African cocoa sector in general and the Ivorian cocoa sector in particular. As Forestry Engineer and sustainable agriculture and certification processes expert, Siriki Diakité has accumulated about 20 years of experience in rural development, capacity strengthening as well as project development, implementation and monitoring of evaluation.  His experiences were built by working with and supporting various stakeholders in the agricultural sector: governments, private and public companies and civil society organizations. Siriki Diakité is married, father of four children and passionate about cocoa, chocolate and…football