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Youssouf Kone

Created: 2/26/2007
Updated: 1/27/2023
Visits: 4,241
Mr. Youssouf Kone
National Trade Adviser

The Commonwealth Secretariat
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism
P.O Box 492
Bujumbura 0000
+25779609589 (ph)
+25722225595 (fx)


 The Commonwealth Secretariat "Hub and Spokes" project, Ministry of Trade, Industry, Posts and Tourism, Burundi.
Trade Policy Analyst, from May 2011 to present.

 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Cote d’Ivoire.
Research Assistant on Economic Issues, October 2009 to present.
 World Bank Institute, Trade Team (Poverty Reduction and Econ Management Division), Washington DC, USA.
Consultant, January 2009 to September 2009.
 ECOWAS Commission, Trade Unit., Abuja, Nigeria.
Member of the Technical Working Group on the CGE model and EPA, November 2007 to Present.
 University of Bouake, Faculty of Economics, Côte D’Ivoire
Research Assistant, July 2006 to December 2008.
 University of Bouake, Faculty of Law, Cote D’Ivoire
Trainer: African Trade Moot Courts competitions, 2006 to 2009.
 European Union and the Ministry of Trade, Cote D’Ivoire,
Technical Assistance Project for the Implementation of WTO Agreements and Doha Agenda (UGP-OMC).
Technical adviser and trainer, July to November 2006.

- 2012/2013: Master of Science in Applied Labour Economics for Development; ITC ILO, Turin School of Development and Science Po Paris.

- 2004/2005: MA in Economics ; Université de Bouaké, Cote D’Ivoire,
- 2001-2003: Licence de Sciences Economiques (LLB honors in Economics)
Universite de Bouaké, Cote D’Ivoire,

 World Bank Institute (WBI) face to face Course on “Trade Finance in the context of the Global Financial Crisis”, June 1-5, 2009, Washington DC, USA.

 World Bank Institute (WBI) Methodological Workshop on “Regional Integration and Agricultural Trade” February 8-13, 2009, Dakar, Senegal.

 PEP-MPIA Network Training Workshop on “Modeling Agriculture and Agricultural Policies in CGE models”, December 6, 2008, Manila, Philippines.

 World Bank Institute (WBI) E-Learning Course on “global food and agricultural Trade’’, September 7 - October 6, 2008. Washington DC, USA.

 GTAP 11th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis Finland Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT) and United Nations University - WIDER; Presented a Paper: “Economic and Social Impacts of the Prospective EU- ECOWAS EPA: The evidence from Cote d’Ivoire”, June 12- 14, 2008, Helsinki, Finland.

 Swedish Government (SIDA) International Training Programme on ‘’Negotiating Trade Agreements: Principles and Practices’’ April 6 to 25, 2008, Stockholm, Sweden.

 Workshop on “New growth and poverty alleviation strategies for Africa: Issues, Concern and Policies’’. Paper: ‘’ Trade Liberalization and Poverty in Cote d’Ivoire: A Dynamic Micro simulation CGE Model analysis’’. Institute of World Economics and International Management (IWIM), University of Bremen, 8-10 November 2007, Bremen, Germany.

 15th Annual Short Course in Global Trade Analysis: “Introduction to CGE Model and the GTAP Model of Global Trade”. Centre for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University, May 21 to August 10, 2007, West Lafayette, IN, USA.

 Special Training Course on Building “I-O Table for the GTAP Data Base”, Centre for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University, August 12-13 2007, West Lafayette, IN, USA.

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