Managing Director: Dr. Denis Coulibaly
- Founder and CEO of non-profit organization Partnership for Rural Development in Africa / PLEA e.V.
- Born in 1958 in the region of Segou in Mali, married, one child.
- Nationality: German
- Languages spoken: French (very good), Spanish (very good), German (good), English (Basic)
- Hobby gardener
Education and training
1979 High School in the Department of Biology at the Lycée regional de Segou
1985 agricultural engineer in the field of plant production in the Instituto de ciencias Agropecuarias de la Havana / ISCAH in Cuba
1993 postgraduate and master's degree in the field of Agricultural Sciences in the Tropics and Sub-Tropics at the University of Göttingen
2004 PhD at the Faculty of agricultural-horticultural Humboldt University Berlin
Training: Coordinator of the International Project & Resource Management at the Society for Sustainable Development mbH / GNE in Witzenhausen, Germany
- Production manager and co-founder of the Cooperative multifonctionnelle agropastoral de Baguinéda in Mali (COMAGROPAS).
- Development expert at the NGO Helvetas - in the development program planning and food security in Fuladugu in the district of Kita in Mali.
- Employee of the association Initiative Sudan e.V.
- National Director of the Spanish NGO Fundación Intervida in Mali