Jonky Tenou

Task Manager of the Integrated Approach Program for foods security and resilience in sub-Sahara Africa

M. Jonky Tenou is the Task Manager of the Integrated Approach Program for foods security and resilience in sub-Sahara Africa, working with IFAD at Environment, Climate, Gender and Social inclusion Division in the Sub regional hub Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

M. Tenou joins IFAD from UNDP, Haiti, where he worked as Chief Technical Specialist and Head of the Disaster and Risk Management (DRM) Unit. Prior to this, Mr. Tenou worked as Climate Change Specialist and Team Leader of poverty reduction and sustainable development unit with UNDP, Togo. He also served as Head of Division at Ministry of environment and forestry resources in Togo where his was in charge of environment sustainability and climate risks management.

M. Tenou possesses a Master degree in natural risks management from University of Liege in Belgium. He also possesses a Master degree in environment and water quality management from University of Abomey-Calavi in Benin and Engineer degree in environment and water resources management from University of Lome in Togo.

Mr. Tenou Holds an International leadership certificate in sustainability management from University of Leuphana in Germany.

He has over fifteen years of hands-on experience in climate change, disaster risks reduction, environment and natural resources management and in advancing human development in complex development context.