Center of Experts for Services and Solutions (CESS Institute) 2018-07-08T20:34:34+00:00

Center of Experts for Services and Solutions

Prof. Issouf Soumaré is co-founder of CESS Institute, an independent applied research institute on development and poverty reduction issues. Its mission is to bring to private and public organizations “a new development vision” both at the theoretical and operational levels.

Its vision centers around three main pillars


Research: to conduct applied research on development- and poverty reduction-related questions, by creating a collaborative research-conducive environment for researchers and specialists from both developing and industrialized countries.


Training: to improve the technical capacity and skills of private and public administration staffs through capacity building seminars and professional workshops.


Technical assistance: to provide technical assistance to countries, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, and private organizations.

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