Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki

Dr. Mayaki is the former CEO of the African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD), whose contributions to African development are impacting the continent.

With a profound international development and governance background, Dr. Mayaki brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. As the CEO of AUDA-NEPAD, he played a pivotal role in driving sustainable development initiatives across Africa. Under his leadership, AUDA-NEPAD has become a beacon of hope, channeling efforts towards crucial priority areas such as agriculture and food security, infrastructure development, education, health, and women empowerment.

By collaborating with African governments, regional economic communities, development partners, and the private sector, AUDA-NEPAD has spearheaded transformative projects that empower communities and pave the way for a brighter future.
Dr. Mayaki’s strategic vision and dedication to sustainable development have earned him widespread respect and admiration. His ability to foster strong partnerships and collaborations has been instrumental in accelerating progress and achieving tangible results.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Dr. Mayaki’s passion for Africa and its people shines through.
He is a staunch advocate for inclusive growth, social justice, and the empowerment of marginalized communities. He is currently serving as the Special Envoy for Food System at the African Union.

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