Desire Yameogo

Desire Yameogo

Chief of Party, Mauritania

Desire Yameogo has more than 25 years of experience managing USDA, USAID, MCC, World Bank projects in West and Central Africa, including program design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and overall management of education programs including several Food for Education programs. Currently, he serves as the Chief of Party for Counterpart International in Mauritania, where he manages the McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition project in Mauritania. Yameogo provides overall management, including technical leadership and financial oversight, and manages a staff of 52. Previously, he served as Chief of Party in Burkina, Senegal, Cameroon, and Mali where he managed McGovernDole Food for Education programs and USAID and UNICEF Projects. He benefited from school feeding as child and is proud to manage today McGovern-Dole projects that help making the difference for thousands of children in Mauritania. 

M.A., Development and Planning, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso