Côte d'Ivoire will be an emerging country by 2020
Côte d'Ivoire will pay particular attention to the birth of new sectors of growth, such as renewable energies, information and communication technologies.
Master's in Commercial Engineering, Institut Commercial de Nancy; training in international trade, Institut de Commerce International de Paris; degrees in International Business. 1970-73, Deputy Director of Interventions and External Economic Relations, Ministry of Economy and Finance; 1973-74, position in analysis and fiscal policies and Special Appointee, International Monetary Fund (IMF); 1974-86, Head, Studies Department, Abidjan bureau, then Deputy Director to the National Director, Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO). Former Executive Director, National Social Security Fund of Côte d'Ivoire (CNPS); 1989-90, Central Director for Heritage and Informatics, BCEAO, Dakar; concurrently, Minister of Economy and Finance of Côte d'Ivoire. 1990-93, Minister Delegate (Prime Minister's Office) with responsibility for Economy, Finance, Budget, Planning, Commerce and Industry; 1993-99, Prime Minister, Head of Government. 2011, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 2012, Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire.