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ABDOULIE JANNEH

Background

JANNEH, ABDOULIE was born on August 4, 1944 in Bakau, Gambia.

Education

Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone, 1963-1967, В Engineering. University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1969-1971, Master of Arts Urban & Regional Planning. University of Bradford, United Kingdom, 1973, Certificate Bachelor of Surgery Project(s) Planning, Appraisal & Management.

Economic Development Institute, World Bank, Washington, District of Columbia, 1978, Certificate Bachelor of Surgery Project(s) Planning & Management. Spoken languages: English, French, Mandinka, Wollof.

Career

Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Capital Development Fund, United Nations Development Programme since 1990. Deputy Resident Representative, United Nations Development Program, Sierra Leone, 1987-1990, Guinea, 1984-1987. Senior Programme Officer, UNSO, United Nations Development Program, New York, 1981-1984.

Programme Advisor, UNSO, United Nations Development Program, Burkina Faso, 1979-1981. Chief Planning Officer, Department of Planning, Gambia, 1975-1979. Manager, Basic Environmental Needs Project(s), Ministry for Local Government & Lands, Gambia, 1973-1976.

Physical Planning Officer, Department of Planning, 1971-1975. Executive Engineer(s), Public Works Department, Gambia, 1967-1969.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Environment and development. Participatory development. Appropriate technology.

    African history and politics. Jazz and Gambian/West African Kora music.

Connections

Spouse Penda Peggy Jahumpa, National of Gambia.

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Penda Peggy Jahumpa