Mahamadou Bassirou Tangara

Mahamadou Bassirou Tangara is a Senior Lecturer of development economics at the University of Social Sciences and Management in Bamako (USSGB), Mali. His research focuses on poverty, informal economy, and armed conflicts. His main contribution to development studies is the understanding of the role of hydro-agricultural developments in poverty reduction. For more than three years, he has been interested in issues of armed conflict with the objective of contributing to the understanding of the relationship between armed conflict and the informal economy. In this area, his work focuses on understanding the economy in times of armed conflict. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has been the recipient of several research grants and awards. For example, he was awarded the African Peacebuilding Network Fellowship award from the Social Science Research Council in 2021; the MIASA Individual Fellowship Research award in 2022; and he is also a recipient of the Pilot African Postgraduate Academy (PAPA) award for the period 2020-2023. Furthermore, he has participated in and co-organized several international workshops and conferences. Email : mb.t75@mesrs.ml

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