Ibrahim is an expert in livestock with over 8 years of experience. He is an environmental protection enthusiast and a climate-smart agriculture advocate. Currently, he works as a Livestock Productivity Improvement Consultant on the Advancing Local Dairy Development Project (ALDDN) at Sahel Consulting. In his role, he provides support on various fronts, such as social and behavioural change, strategy development, inclusive business models (IBM), stakeholder engagement, program management, and coordination. His primary objective is to drive innovative solutions that will enhance the productivity and livelihoods of smallholder dairy farmers across the country. He is passionate about international development and diplomacy, fragility management, and social cohesion.
Prior to joining Sahel, Ibrahim worked with German Development Cooperation (GIZ), INTERSOS Humanitarian Organization, Neem Foundation, and Jubaili Agrotech LTD. He worked on a number of donor-funded projects in the humanitarian and development sphere, including World Food Programme (WFP), BMGF, European Union (EU), and German Government (BMZ).
Ibrahim is a registered veterinarian with the Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN). He has attended a number of professional courses and training, including Cooperation in Complex environment-Management adapted to the specific context with Capacity WORKS – Steering Competence with Lego® Serious Play® in Bonn, Germany, in November 2022.
He holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and a Masters of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria.