Vanessa N’Diaye is an ethnologist. She spent over 14 years in Niger, Burkina Faso, and in the Sahel region.
She used to work with many different cooperation programs (French-, German-, Danish). She has also been a consultant with the International Migrations Office, Lux Development). She knows the traditional African associations system and sectoral policies.
In 2012, she returned to France. She is the director of “Les Puits du Désert”. She supervises the project monitoring, supports the development of new projects and supports the President in promoting the association.
Another additional advantage is her deep knowledge of the area and Mohamed Ixa’s team. She can clearly identify the current issue of each project.