Tinga Jeremy

Dr.Tinga Jeremy Ouedraogo

Position: Board Member
Categories: Board Members

Tinga Jeremy Ouedraogo is currently a Research Scientist at the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency. He is also the Head/Coordinator of the following programs: African Biosafety Network of Expertise (ABNE) and Integrated Vector Management (IVM) at the African Union Development Agency, NEPAD in Senegal.

He previously worked in Burkina Faso as Minister of Animal Resources and fisheries; Member of Parliament of Burkina Faso; Head of the Centre of Research and Training of Institute of Environmental and Agricultural (INERA) Kamboinsion; Head of the first Biotechnology lab and contributed to GM cotton development; Researcher in charge of cowpea breeding program at Institut de l’Environnement Recherches Agricoles INERA; and Associate researcher for International Institute of Tropical Agriculture – Semi-Arid Food Grain Research and Development (IITA- SAFGRAD).

He has also served on the secretariat and the research team of the African Union High-Level Panel on Emerging Technologies (APET) as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF).

He possesses a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology from Université Laval.