|ACDI/VOCA Country Representative in Guinea|
Ibrahima Camara is ACDI/VOCA’s country representative in Guinea. He previously served as the chief of party of our Guinea Rural Agrodealer Network Development (GRAND) Alliance. Ibrahima has overseen technical activities, led operations, and liaised with USAID, SAREF International, AngloGold Ashanti, and other Feed the Future implementing partners. Prior to joining ACDI/VOCA in 2016, Ibrahima was a principal economic growth and natural resource management advisor and mission environmental officer for USAID projects in Guinea and Sierra Leone. He holds an MS in agricultural extension from the University of Georgia and a BA in agricultural and rural economics from the University of Kankan (Guinea). He has completed professional studies in rural development at universities in Wisconsin, New Hampshire, and California and courses in USAID project financial management and agribusiness management as well as microfinance at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Ibrahima is fluent in French and other national languages and has received several awards, including one for his length of service with the United States government from USAID/Guinea.