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Robert Sanou

West Africa
Director, ECHO West Africa

Robert is the founding director of ECHO West Africa and has led its growth for over a decade. Before joining ECHO, he led ACCEDES, a multi-sectoral development organization in Burkina Faso, for more than 15 years. Mr. Sanou holds a Master’s Degree in Project Management and a Juris Doctorate in Law. A national of Burkina Faso, he is fluent in French and English. He has served on the boards of regional organizations, consulted for European and U.S. entities, and traveled extensively throughout the region and the world.

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