Ibrahim Mamma

Ibrahim Mamma is an organizational Development and Capacity Building professional with ample years of experience in Africa. He is a partner at Vantage Consultancy Ethiopia, a firm engaged in Social Entrepreneurship, Energy Business Development and Promotion, Business Management Advisory Services. He works on the development of management models for expanding energy business in Ethiopia and Eastern Africa for improving rural local economic development. His firm is also engaged in the incubation of startup businesses and Social Entrepreneurs in Ethiopia in partnership with multinational organizations globally. He has served as Country Manager for Reach for Change Ethiopia, a Swedish organization for the promotion and development of Social Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia. He consults with numerous organizations in introducing innovative renewable energy utilization for improving agricultural productivity and household earnings in rural areas. Together with his team, he has developed a wide scale application of productive uses for renewable energy to support agricultural productivity for rural areas in Ethiopia. He has also served as a DEVEX Speaker in 2013 about Energy Enterprises. He serves as a consultant for the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa on the Global Strategy for Improving Agricultural and Rural Statistics. This is an intervention that would help African countries improve their capacity to monitor agricultural productivity and development through the effective monitoring and evaluation of interventions using reliable and quality statistics. Ibrahim Mamma holds a Master’s Degree in Institutional Economics from Germany and MPA-Public Administration South Africa.