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The OIE Regional Representation for Africa

Africa

Regional Representations of the OIE are established in accordance with Article 33 of the General Rules, under the responsibility of a Regional Representative, to provide OIE Member Countries with services that are better adapted and in closer proximity to the Member Countries of the region concerned, and with a view to the strengthening of animal disease surveillance and control within the region.  Sub‐Regional Representations are established under same rules, under responsibility of a Sub‐Regional Representatives.

Mandate and rules for OIE Regional Representations

The OIE Regional Representation for Africa is part of the five regional representations (Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Middle East) established by OIE. The purpose of the Representation is to provide to the Member States, services that are adapted to the regional level, so that they may strengthen both surveillance and control of diseases in Africa. The Representation is led by Dr Karim Tounkara since January 2016.

Karim Tounkara
Mali

Karim Tounkara

Regional Representative for Africa

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Brice Kora Lafia
Benin

Brice Kora Lafia

Programme Officer (One Health)

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Abdramane Sanogo
Mali

Abdramane Sanogo

Accountant / Financial Assistant

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Aissata Bagayoko
Mali

Aissata Bagayoko

Secretary

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Alou Sangare
Mali

Alou Sangaré

Administrative Assistant

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Idriss Al-Farouk
Chad

Oumar Al-faroukh Idriss

Project Officer : Regional Coordinator PRAPS Animal Health Component

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Cyrus Nersy
France

Cyrus Nersy

Project Officer : International Technical Assistant PRAPS Animal Health Component

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Hassane El-Hadji Adakal
Niger

Hassane El-hadji Adakal

Project Officer : Training Officer PRAPS Animal Health Component

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Mali

N’Gou Sanogo

Project Secretary : PRAPS Animal Health Component

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Regional Representation for Africa
Parc de Sotuba
BP 2954 Bamako
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