Board Members of CDP


Born in the Western Region of Burkina Faso in 1957, Dr.Rachid Nacoulma Born Brings extensive strategic management and technical experience as Executive Chairman of the ECOWAS Community Development Programme (CDP). He is a Product of Ryerson University Canada, .He holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Ryerson University Canada and an MBA from the University of Ouagadougou Institute of Management and Public Administration. Dr.Rachid Nacoulma has served and still serve in several Boards in Burkina Faso . He is a Member of the Burkina Faso Institute of Management.


Paul Kaba Thieba is a Burkinabé economist and politician who was appointed and served as Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 6 January 2016 to 19 January 2019. Thieba was appointed by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on 6 January 2016, shortly after Kaboré took office. Paul Kaba Thieba Born: July 28, 1960 (age 59 years), Bobo-Dioulasso Spouse: Anne Thieba Party: People's Movement for Progress Previous office: Prime Minister of Burkina Faso (2016–2019) Education: University of Ouagadougou, Pierre Mendès-France University, Paris Descartes University


FESTUS BADINI (is responsible for co-ordination of all the project of this Board and also the direcor of projects. He holds a B.Sc. (Engineering) from the University of Ouagadougou BF, MBA (Finance & Management), from the Presitigeous University of Ouagadougou and is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants His been a Board member to several Government Committee on Infrastructure and development.


MRS.MIRIAM YONI is an accomplished administrator with a comprehensive blend of hands-on professional and academic experience. She is a devoted educationist and an effective institutional manager. .MRS.MIRIAM Yoni holds a BA Degree in Geography from the University of Burkina Faso, a Certificate in Procurement of Goods & Services from the Burkina Faso Institute of Management & Administration (GIMPA) and a Teachers Certificate from Women's Training College, Tamale..

She has participated in several seminars and workshops in project management, the procurement of consultancy services, stores management, supplies & logistics management and procurement reform. DR.MRS.MIRIAM AYEW previously served in various positions in the Burkina Faso Education Service (GES) as the National Director, Secondary Education Division (2004 – 2005), National Director, Supplies & Logistics Division (1999 – 2004), National Coordinator, GES/World Food Program


DR.BENJAMIN GUIRMA is a Banker by profession. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers and Associate Member of International Accounts. He has worked in the capacity of Accountant and Manager in the following Banks from 1970 – 1980: National Midland Bank; Burkina Faso Commercial Bank, the Head Office branches in Burkina Faso.

He also served as Board Member, Northern Regional Development Corporation (NRDC) from 1979 -1981; a Member of the National Media Commission from 1992 – 1996. He is currently The Board Chairman of Kanokoli Rural Bank and Vice Chairman of the Buwuuloso Rural Bank Board. He has wide international experience in issues relating to contracts, tenders and procurement. He is the Current Executive Director-Finance & Administration of the ECOWAS Community Development Programm CDP.


BARRISTER IDRISSA OUEDRAOGO KABI (LEGAL ADVICER): is a Burkina Burkinabè lawyer who studied Law at the University of Burkina Faso.He has served as a legal advicer to many Government Committee. He is currently the legal advicer to the ECOWAS Community Development Programme CDP on secondment.