FSC Indigenous Foundation
IPARD Program Deputy Director and Regional Director for Africa and Asia
Salina is a renowned pan-African policy and advocacy expert with many years of experience in strategic partnership development, research and program work. She is currently the IPARD Deputy Director and Regional Director for Africa and Asia at the FSC Indigenous Foundation. Salina was head of Programs at PACJA and has worked across the African continent for various organizations including the Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD), Forum of African Women’s Educationalists (FAWE), CARE International, Oxfam International and the UN Millennium Project. She has a strong Gender and Women’s Rights background and has developed several models including the Animatrice Model for getting girls enrolled in school and an agri-business model of shared value to economically empower women. Sanou is a graduate of both the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and McGill University, Canada.