Virginia Tiziana Bruzzone
As a technical collaborator, she works in various sectors of administration and communication; she is the computer referent of the head office. A PhD in Cultural Anthropology, after a period of academic research, joined the world of Italian cooperation by collaborating in the reopening of the Local Technical Office (UTL) of Dakar in 2006.
Graduated in finance and accounting at the University of Dakar, she joined the Italian cooperation in 2006 and now plays a central role in reporting on cooperation funds.
Graduated in economics and finance from the University of Bologna, he lived in Italy for 12 years. He joined the Italian cooperation in 2015 after several administrative experiences in Italy and Senegal.
José Silvy Mancabo
Today coordinator of the AICS secretariat in Dakar and responsible for certain administrative practices, she speaks several languages, including Italian. She began her career at the Italian Cooperation in 2007 as an accounting assistant for rural development projects in Sedhiou.
Graduated in economics at the University of Dakar, she lived in Brescia for 10 years with her family where she worked as a social worker.
Doctor of Political Economy, expert in cooperation projects with more than 10 years of experience in the development sector with bilateral and multilateral organizations (European Commission) in different countries (Kosovo, China, India, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritania, Afghanistan and Senegal).
Economist with a Masters in Microfinance, after several experiences in the private sector in Italy, since 2006 he has been working on international cooperation projects not only in the economic field. Administrative and financial manager of a delegated EU cooperation project in Senegal is passionate about ethical finance and solidarity economy.
Doctor specialized in tropical diseases and expert in public health. He has worked with DGCS, AICS, WHO, Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam, UNICEF, MSF and several Italian NGOs. He has extensive experience in public health in developing countries and complex humanitarian emergencies (tsunami in Indonesia, post-election violence in Kenya and civil war in southern Sudan).
Graduate in agricultural sciences and with more than 10 years of experience in international cooperation, he has participated in rural development and food security projects in several countries of West Africa and Maghreb. He has been working with the Dakar office since 2013 and is responsible for the sector.
Holds a Master's degree in Human Rights and Conflict Management. Over the last 20 years, he has addressed humanitarian assistance in response to various crisis situations (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Lebanon, Haiti, Thailand and Bangladesh) and emergency programs in Senegal, Niger, in Colombia and Nicaragua.
Agronomist with a master's degree in agricultural and rural development from developing countries; Since 1990, she has been involved in international cooperation projects and is currently leading a project for delegated EU cooperation in Senegal. His passion is support to farmers' organizations and local development.
Holder of a doctorate in biotechnology and a diploma in tropical and subtropical agricultural sciences, he has been dealing for years with problems and R & D initiatives related to food security and rural development in Southern countries. . It combines research experience and international cooperation activities, supporting the principle that there is no cooperation without the exchange of knowledge or knowledge without cooperation.
Doctor in cross-border politics, TV presenter and journalist, blogger, for years on the complex problem of migration. She manages the communication for the AICS office in Dakar and her motto is that the most commonly used method is not necessarily the best one.
Graduate in economics and administration with more than 10 years of experience in cooperation and development projects. It deals with the administrative and financial management of emergency initiatives and funds entrusted to CSOs.
Chiara Maria Ribero
Arriving at the AICS office in Dakar in January 2017, he provides technical assistance on programs promoting gender equality and human rights. He has worked in the solidarity economy, women's empowerment and social protection sectors, and has experience in Canada, India, South Africa, Colombia and Senegal.
Graduate in international cooperation and protection of human rights, before arriving in Senegal, she gained experience in various countries, including France, Benin and Congo, working for the European Commission and various NGOs on issues related to the socio-educational reintegration of children. Since 2017, he has joined the AICS office in Dakar, providing technical assistance to education programs funded by the Italian Cooperation.
Anna Maria Badini Confalonieri
Holder of a double degree obtained at the Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux and the University of Turin, she has been working for four years in Senegal. It has taken its first steps in international cooperation in Togo and Burundi. After working for one year in the social protection sector with the International Labor Organization in Turin and Dakar, she joined the team of the AICS office in Dakar, where she coordinates civil society initiatives. and decentralized cooperation.
A graduate in tropical and subtropical agriculture sciences, she has been involved for 10 years in the field of international cooperation, first in the civil society sector and since March 2018 by integrating the staff of AICS Dakar. , as technical assistant for the rural development and natural resources management sector.
Mame Ndella Ngom
Technical and administrative assistant on the programs of the rural development sector in Casamance, collaborates with the experts of the Dakar office for the execution and the follow-up of the activities in progress. PhD in geography, natural environment and local development option, has worked for the Italian cooperation in Sedhiou since 2008.
Luca Di Chiara
A professional in cooperation projects for more than 5 years, he has gained professional experience on the ground with various organizations (NGOs and government agencies) in several countries (Bolivia, Albania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal). He holds a master's degree in international relations and a master's degree in cooperation and development. Since January 2017, he is based in Dakar where he works as a technical and administrative assistant for the emergency and migration program.
Driver of the President of the Republic of Chad, he worked for the Italian embassy in Dakar, then became a driver at AICS since its opening in 2006.
She has a degree in international relations from Perugia and a master's degree in cooperation in Edinburgh. She has gained professional experience in the field of human rights - particularly on the empowerment of women - in the United Kingdom, Belgium, in India and Senegal. At AICS, she deals with human development programs and the programmatic record of Mali.
Law degree, with a research activity on international financial mechanisms supporting development. Solid experience in Brussels of the implementation and management of EU-funded projects in the framework of the Neighborhood Policy, in particular with MENA countries. At AICS, he is responsible for the delegated cooperation of the European Union.