Sabel NDure has 20 years of experience in foreign affairs, international development, agricultural research and office management, both with government and within the UN system. She is a Gambian national who started her career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of her country after studying in France. Having worked in the field of international agricultural research in Côte d’Ivoire, Ms NDure recognises the importance of rural development. A keen advocate of the involvement of youths in policy dialogue, she supported private initiatives.
A former employee of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal in Arusha, Tanzania, Ms NDure is currently with the Office of the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) with headquarters in Rome, Italy.
A Linguistics (French/English) graduate, she has also studied diplomacy, international relations and information management.