Dr Abdel Kader Seye (PhD)
Chief Operations Officer-Kader has over 14 years’ experience in plant genetics and tissue culture. Kader began his career as a pharmacist having attained a Doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar. Kader turned his pharmacy skills to agriculture creating Apotech a company dedicated to improving plant genetics through selective breeding processes and tissue culture. Kader had established a number of small-medium sized farms before joining Sunu Agro S.A in 2009 as chief operations officer. Kader has a wealth of experience in land acquisition process in West Africa having worked in Mali, Guinee and The Gambia acquiring land for building, agriculture and aquaculture projects. He has also accumulated knowledge of geographic specific climatic and pedology conditions in Senegal.
Gorgamack is Chief of Agronomy at Sunu, he studied at Delafosse National College of Technical Agriculture, and has over 30 years’ experience of running large scale farming operations in West Africa mostly in Senegal. He joined Sunu from ISRA (Institute for Scientific Research in Agriculture) where he was head of department in Boulel. Gorgamack also spent time in the laboratory of Mycotoxology in Kaolack.
Beginning his work life in Kedougou (South East Senegal) as plant health controller on a major sweet potato farm, Gorgamack was responsible not only for increasing yield through good plant health but also for training a workforce of over 400 in plant health management. Gorgamack also spent a number of years with Bureau Veritas assessing and inspecting agricultural products for overseas clients.
He has extensive knowledge of land clearance, earth moving, irrigation (drip, sprinkler and flood). He has farmed Maize (corn) Onion, Sweet Potato, Tomato, Cucumber, Okra, Carrot, Banana, Citrus Fruits, Mango, Asparagus, Pimente etc on a commercial basis. He has also accumulated experience in the execution of a diverse range of agribusinesses that span produce storage facilities, the manufacture of organic fertilizer, organic insecticide, organizing group procurement of supplies, marketing and distribution of produce, nationally and for export. He has also advised banks on risk assessment with regard to lending for agricultural activities within the SME sector.
Gorgamack is a frequent speaker on topics related to holistic, sustainable low aqua farming methods and has presented at seminars internationally.
Alseny Camara (PhD Agronomy) Tunisia
Alseny is Director of agronomy and joins Sunu from the Ministry of Agriculture; Alseny has an enviable track record in project management using sustainable farming techniques.
Studying agronomy in China and in Tunisia attaining a PhD in agronomy in Tunisia, he has experience of working in all areas of West Africa, and speaks six languages including Mandarin. Alseny has managed a number of large agricultural projects including Maize, Onion, Palm, Pineapple, Orange and Cashew to name but a few.
Aminata is global head of Office Management. She joined Sunu from a major NGO, the World Organization Scout Movement, African Continent Operation Centre Dakar, where her responsibilities included office management and facilities coordination throughout Africa, reporting to head office in Geneva Switzerland. Aminata has a wealth of satellite office organization and coordination she speaks a number of languages fluently including English, French and Wolof.
Aboubacar Bakary Ndiaye
Aboubacar is Head of Finance, with responsibility for agricultural finance at Sunu Agro. He joined Sunu from BICIS (Bank for International Commercial Investment Senegal) where he was Manager in charge of real estate loans and insurance, playing a major role in loan risk analysis. Previously he had worked at Sonatel head office as chief accountant. Aboubacar was educated in Senegal and France where he achieved a degree from the European higher institute of Management of Lyon and the Institute of Administration of Companies from the University Lyon III, he also achieved a Master's degree in Business Finance from the University Sheik Anta Diop, Dakar.
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