Boureima Gado believes that field experience and accountability are the main qualities of human capital necessary for effective sustainable development.
For more than 20 years, Boureima has been a sponsor and user of evaluations; first, as an adviser to the Niger Minister of Planning, then as an international civil servant Director of Economic Affairs of the Nigeria-Niger Joint Commission (1981-1997) and, finally, as parliamentarian Member of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (2000 to 2004). Subsequently, Mr Gado has participated in some 40 evaluation-related consultations (ex-post, mid-term and ex-ante), either individually or in a team, in Niger, West Africa and even beyond.
Boureima Gado holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) Option Planning and Development ; and also holds a Diploma of Third Cycle from IEDES (Institute for Economic and Social Development) University of Paris I Sorbonne – Panthéon (France). Author of numerous international papers on evaluation and Managing for Development Results (MfDR), Mr Gado contributed to the publication of a book “Parallelism between evaluation in the Swiss parliament and the evolution in international parliamentary context “and a book on” ICT in Africa and multilateralism. “