• Accession : 2012
  • Location of the headquarters : IPAR Kër Jacques Faye, Immeuble Bilguiss 67, Rond-Point VDN - Ouest Foire BP -16788 Dakar-Fann Tél : (221) 33.869.00.79 Fax : (221) 33868.05.38
  • Authors listed for the member : IPAR

Represented by

Name : Cheikh Oumar Ba

Position: Executive Director

Email : coba@ipar.sn

Phone : (+221) 77 6332255

Mr. Ba holds a doctorate in sociology and has been the Executive Director of IPAR since 2009. His areas of expertise include migration and demography, agricultural and rural development and gender.

Presentation of the member

Brief presentation

Ipar is a West African think tank that also acts as a space for reflection, dialogue and proposal production for concerted agricultural and rural policies in Senegal and the West African region.


Ipar's missions are based on 3 major axes:

  • research and foresight
  • training and capacity building
  • the animation of spaces for exchange and debate.

Ipar's activities are centered around major intervention themes at the heart of current agricultural issues: (i) demography, employment and migration; (ii) public policies; (iii) performance and productivity of family farms; (iv) land tenure and natural resource management; (v) support to producers' organizations, etc.

Areas of intervention

Senegal and West Africa

Areas of specialization

Ipar's executive management staff is made up of a multidisciplinary team of about fifteen researchers (permanent or associate), including sociologists, economists, geographers, jurists and agronomists, supported by the experts of the Scientific Committee (about ten) and the members of the Board of Directors (about ten).


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