Mr. Bai Mankay Sankoh

Mr. Bai Mankay Sankoh is currently serving as the Country Director and Representative of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Namibia as of August 2017. Mr. Bai Mankay Sankoh has spent his professional career working in the international humanitarian development field. He joined WFP – the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide in 2001. Mr. Sankoh is a Sierra Leone national. He holds a BSc Economics from the University Sierra Leone, and an Advanced Degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to his appointment to Namibia, he served in Pakistan as the Head of Office for WFP’s Provincial Office. His other previous duty stations were in Somalia, Uganda as well as WFP Rome Italy where he served in different capacities ranging from a consultant to Head of Programme in these respective countries.
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