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With a professional Master in Economics, Socio Anthropology and Communication for Rural Development, Mr. Guigonou Freddy Pierre PADONOU has 7 years of experience in: (i) Agricultural Value links & development of clusters; (ii) Agribusiness; (iii) ICT for Agriculture; (iv) Monitoring-evaluation, strategic planning & projects / programs capitalization’; (v) project management as well as (vi) SDGs meanstreaming at the local level.
During these years, Mr. Guigonou Freddy held various positions in particular those related to (i) technical project assistant within the Federation of Producer Unions of Benin; (ii) technical assistant to a service delivery consultant with the Dutch Development Corporation (SNV); (iii) coordinator of various projects within Act for development NGO (www.act-dev.org) and (iv) agribusiness specialist within Modeling Agri Systems team (ICT4AG).
He also works as a full-time consultant in the study office Cosinus Conseils (www.cosinus-conseils.org) and part-time in offices such as Golf expertises (Benin), GIREF SARL (Mali), AFRICO (Niger), IPSO (Burkina-Faso), Landell Mills (United Kingdoms), etc.
With his active participation in several consultations, missions, studies and/or development projects both in Benin and in the West African sub-region, Mr. Guigonou Freddy has embraced the following main areas:
• Agricultural policies and challenges of the sector in the ECOWAS region;
• Monitoring, evaluation and capitalization of projects, implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems;
• Socio-economic studies;
• Economic and financial analysis of agricultural value added chains (CVA);
• Wather, Hygiene and sanitation (WASH)
Proactive, flexible, endowed with a high sense of honesty, probity and a critical mind, Mr. Guigonou Freddy knows how to show respect for others while being able to adapt to the different pressures emanating from a team work with good listening, analysis, synthesis and writing skills.