Full Name
Eldianwa Janine OUATTARA
Speaker Bio
Janine leads program implementation in Burkina Faso for UN Capital Development Fund, in line with national prerogative and the UN cooperation framework.

Through a multi-effects approach, the program contributes to the development of inclusive digital economies and strengthens the financial and entrepreneurial capacities of small and medium-sized enterprises, while also having a positive impact on last-mile populations. It also serves to preserve agricultural and forestry resources and strengthens climate resilience, such as the "Renewable Energy Fund for People's Resilience in Burkina Faso" project.

Prior to joining UNCDF in 2020, Janine worked in West Africa for Afrique Pesage Group, leading public transport and road safety innovation program. She has over 20 years of international work experience in private and public sectors for companies such as the Royal Bank of Canada, Marilyn Inc and also Western Union Financial Services in the US and Canada. She holds an MBA in management from Strayer University, Virginia.
Eldianwa Janine OUATTARA