Marie Jeanne Senghor holds an engineering degree in Land-Use Planning and urban management from “Ecole Supérieure d’Economie Appliquée”(Senegal). She received a Master degree in Environmental and Social Responsibility (CSR) at “Institut des Sciences de l’Environnement” (Senegal). Thereafter, she received a Master degree in Environmental Management at Senghor University in Alexandria (Egypt) during which she wrote and defend a thesis on groundwater salinization in coastal wetland, case of the estuary of Sine-Saloum Ramsar Site in Senegal.
Marie Jeanne has an experience in the implementation of projects related to environmental research and development and agriculture. She worked at “Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles” and “Pôle pastoral Zones Séches (PPZS)” as intern and became a JPO within the same Institute with a focus on crop-livestock integration methods and conflict management tied to the wise use of agro-pastoral resources. She also worked at Enda Pronat Senegal, an International NGO, as a Project Officer supporting local communities on sustainable agricultural practices and local governance of natural resources. Marie-Jeanne also worked at Agence Nationale de l’Aménagement du Territoire (Senegal) to support the update of natural resources mapping.
She has a particular interest in all about Integrated Water Resources Management and local governance of water.