Regional Coordinator for the Sahel
Based in Burkina Faso. Dr Alexis Kabore is a sociologist, originally from a peasant family in a small rural village. He studied in both Geneva and Ouagadougou and holds a PhD in Sociology, with a specialisation in protected areas, community forests, and fauna reserves. He is Executive Director of the Burkina Fauna and Development Association, which he founded in 2004. He has work experience with decentralised local authorities, governmental services, and international organisations and protected areas, such as the WAP (W-Arly-Pendjari) and PONASI (Pô-Nazinga-Sissili). Alexis is Professor and Researcher with the Pr Joseph Ki-Zerbo University in Ouagadougou.