Moussa Diagne

Moussa DIAGNE is an urban development engineer specialising in children and young people. He studied at the Ecole Nationale d’Economie Appliquée (ENEA), specialising in communication techniques at the Institut Supérieure des Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication (ISSIC).

He was a research assistant at the Laboratoire de Recherche sur les Transformation Economiques et Sociales (LARTES) at the Institut Fondamentale d’Afrique Noire (IFAN), where he took part in several ethnographic and anthropological studies before working with other firms, university laboratories and local and international NGOs on research and action research. For nearly 20 years he has been interested in the development of vulnerable groups, and in particular youth movements, through the construction of discourse and their contribution to civic life.

He has built up extensive experience in project evaluation across sub-Saharan Africa, notably in Senegal, Benin, Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mali and Togo, on issues relating to child protection such as FGM, HIV and mother and child health, youth movements and organisations in their interactions with CSOs, resilience processes involving vulnerable groups such as children/young people and women, and so on.